Eagles Mini The Cooper

Move Along NowToday, the Eagles did one of the more obvious moves of any NFL team's off-season in releasing WR Riley Cooper. The move saves them several million dollars on the salary cap, and more importantly, lets them not have Riley Cooper on the freaking team any more.How bad was this guy? Well, to be fair, not the worst WR on the 2015 team; that was Miles Austin. But in terms...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: the state of the receiving core

Arguably the most brutal aspect of spectating the Philadelphia Eagles in 2015 was consistently watching players drop accurate throws from Sam Bradford. If you had an inkling that the birds were amongst the NFL’s leaders in dropped passes your intuition served you well as the Eagles recorded an NFL-worst 37 dropped passes; the highest total for the Eagles in this decade and in the...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Appreciating the entertainment value of ex-Eagles in the divisional playoff rounds…

Jason Avant balled out in prime time for the Chieves…proving he was far from washed up for the Eagles… Maybe I am a victim of selective memory, but I can’t remember a divisional playoff Saturday more entertaining than the games we just witnessed between KC-New England and Arizona-Green Bay. No secret here that I was rooting for Andy Reid and his Chieves. What I didn’t expect...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sorting out the stat numbers of the 2015 Eagles

The only numbers that matter in the end are 7 and 9—the won-lost totals which earned the Philadelphia Eagles squat in 2015. But you can at least observe some numeric trends in individual and team performances—some positive, some flat, some downright negative—which show up on the stat sheets. Some numbers which don’t show up are the yards lost or squandered on offense because...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Miles of disappointment: Eagles release WR Miles Austin

According to Phil Sheridan of ESPN, the Philadelphia Eagles released veteran wide receiver Miles Austin after being inactive for the game against the Patriots. Austin signed a one-year contract worth $2.3 million with the team in March, but the once dynamic pass catcher could make an impact in the receiving corps. ESPN writes: 'Kelly added Austin to provide a veteran presence in...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 2016 Draft Candidates, Miles Austin, Giants, Packers & Texans

2016 Draft Candidates Rand Getlin reports that Ohio State LB Darron Lee is “strongly considering” entering the 2016 NFL Draft. Miles Austin Adam Caplan points out that free agent WR Miles Austin passed through waivers today and will still be eligible to be claimed up until 4 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday. Giants Giants signed LS Danny Aiken to their active roster, while...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles cut veteran wide receiver Miles Austin

After sitting out Week 13 as a healthy inactive, wide receiver Miles Austin was released by the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, as originally reported by CSN Philadelphia. Austin had been deactivated in favor of recently promoted practice squad player Jonathan Krause. It was the first time he was inactive all season long after playing the second-most snaps of any Eagles wide receiver...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles release Miles Austin

  View image | One day after holding wide receiver Miles Austin out of the lineup for the first time this season, the Eagles made a decision on the veteran receiver. The team released Austin on Monday. Austin had 13 catches for 224 yards and one touchdown in 11 games. The 31-year-old receiver was playing for his third team in three years after playing the 2013...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles Waive Veteran WR Miles Austin

The Philadelphia Eagles have waived veteran WR Miles Austin on Monday, according to Howard Eskin. Eskin mentions that there was some pressure from within on HC Chip Kelly was to cut Austin. Austin, 31, signed a one-year, $2.3 million contract that included $1 million guaranteed with the Eagles back in March. According to, releasing Austin will free up $1,225...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles' Shurmur provides insight on Miles Austin's expanded role

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Miles Austin was signed this past offseason as veteran depth, but due to several factors he has evolved into more of a starter. Only wide receiver Jordan Matthews has played more snaps than Austin in 2015.Despite his extended playing time, Austin has just 212 receiving yards and one touchdown on 12 receptions. These are not the kind of numbers you...
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November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

10 silly observations from the NFL Week 10 action

Week 10 in the NFL provided viewers many memorable moments, including some events and reactions that qualify as some of the silliest moments of the week. Therefore, here are some select highlights of what we found puzzling and entertaining stemming from the Week 10 NFL games. NFL designs uniforms that confuse the color blind As part of the NFL’s Color Rush campaign, the Buffalo...
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles' Miles Austin playing a larger offensive role than expected

When the Philadelphia Eagles signed veteran wide receiver Miles Austin this offseason, many wondered if he was a good bet to make the roster. Seven weeks into the season, he has become a staple on offense thanks to injuries and inconsistent play from the rest of the Eagles' wide receiver corps.In the Eagles' Week 7 27-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers, Austin played a team-high 60...
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October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Takeaways from Philadelphia Eagles loss to Panthers

The Philadelphia Eagles lost to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday night and showed blaring weaknesses for a team hoping to contend for the NFC East crown. The question is whether the issues will be addressed as Head Coach Chip Kelly continues to defer responsibility while the Eagles have lost their fourth game through seven weeks of play. The Eagles run defense disappeared as Panthers’...
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bradford's tendencies could make Eagles more predictable

The Philadelphia Eagles offense has looked pedestrian in the first two games of 2015 compared to what it has looked like in years past. With six of the 11 starters being first-time number ones, the chemistry seems to be nonexistent and the offense has struggled to get its footing. The most important piece of the offense is obviously quarterback Sam Bradford. Bradford’s tendencies...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Three bold predictions for the Eagles and Cowboys on Sunday

When the Eagles opened their 2015 season on Monday night, it was a kickoff to one of the most anticipated seasons in the franchise’s history. Unfortunately the team came out stale and the explosive offense was held to just three points in the first half. The second half was a different story and the offense looked like it had in the preseason. The 20-3 first half deficit was too...
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September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles WR Miles Austin has uncertain role in the offense

When the Philadelphia Eagles signed veteran wide receiver Miles Austin this offseason, the move raised some eyebrows. The Eagles had a young wide receiver corps in tact, and adding a veteran could threaten to slow down the progress of these younger players. With most of training camp in the book, it's not easy to pinpoint what Austin's role will be in 2015.Austin has mixed in with...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles impressed with veteran WR Miles Austin

Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur said veteran wide receiver Miles Austin has been a pleasant surprise at the team's training camp, while stating he believes the pass catcher is ready to have one of his better years. "He's had a really fine camp," Shurmur said, via CSN Philly. "He's missed a couple of days here, but he's a very veteran player. He was out...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Training Camp Update: This Eagles receiver may be flying under the radar.

  View image | Along with Riley Cooper, the Philadelphia Eagles have a trio of young wide receivers to be excited about. First of all, Jordan Matthews is coming off of an extremely productive rookie season. Secondly, Josh Huff had an up-and-down rookie season, but he did show flashes of big play ability. Lastly, the Eagles selected USC wide receiver Nelson Agholor...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Miles Austin contributing as a mentor

Austin making a grab last season as a Cleveland Brown Veteran wide receiver Miles Austin hasn’t truly been relevant since he donned the illustrious star representing the Dallas Cowboys. Last season as a Cleveland Brown he reeled in 47 receptions for 568 yards and 2 touchdowns. It wasn’t as bad as his final season in Dallas during 2013 where he only played in 11 games but it...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Miles Austin contributing as a mentor

By Anthony Fabrikant Veteran wide receiver Miles Austin hasn’t truly been relevant since he donned the illustrious star representing the Dallas Cowboys. Last season as a Cleveland Brown he reeled in 47 receptions for 568 yards and 2 touchdowns. It wasn’t as bad as his final season in Dallas during 2013 where he only played in 11 games but it showed that the big, possession...
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly could have bigger plans for WR Miles Austin than most expect

When the Philadelphia Eagles signed wide receiver Miles Austin this offseason, not much was made of the move. Austin, now 30 years old, has seen a dramatic decline in his production following his breakout 2009 season. Several injuries and one stop in Cleveland later, Austin is now a member of Chip Kelly's newly assembled offensive unit, and he is already making a much greater impression...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly impressed with veteran WR Mile Austin

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly has impressed by veteran wide receiver Miles Austin during the offseason with his ability to get separation using his experience and how he's served as a mentor for the young pass catching corps. "He's a big target," Kelly said, via CSN Philly. "He's got really, really good range. Catches the ball extremely well. Intelligent. Kind of knows...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

The Young Guns: Eagles Receiving Corps has a Bright Future

In the last two offseasons, the Eagles lost the following production with the exits of DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin: 167 catches, 2,650 yards, 19 touchdowns, 15.9 ypc. The only signing the Eagles made during free agency was the corpse formally known as Miles Austin. Austin, 30, has been beset by soft tissue injuries, which has prevented him from completing an entire season...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Miles Austin on Eagles fans: “My dad had three tires deflated when he came to the Philly game”

For the first seven season of his career, WR Miles Austin knows how fierce the Philadelphia Eagles-Dallas Cowboys rivalry is. Now that Austin has signed with the Eagles, he decided to talk about his interactions with Eagles fans. Austin was on 94 WIP Morning Show and said that he loved the passion that Eagles fans have. Austin told a story about a run-in his father had with Eagles...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Atlanta Falcons hosting Duke wide receiver prospect today

Who will the Atlanta Falcons be playing at the outset of the 2015 season? We should know shortly, but for now let’s continue mindless speculation about the upcoming NFL Draft… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: Rating every NFL team from 1-32 based on quality as a home opponent Five Things: These would be great to see when the NFl schedule is released According to NFL insider Ian...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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