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Female Friday: meet Michelle, another Eagles cheerleader

Welcome to another edition of Female Friday. Every week we’ll bring you the hottest Philadelphia Eagles women we can find. Fans, cheerleaders, wives and girlfriends, it’s all fair game. This is Michelle.   According to Eagles.com, her favorite show is Grey’s Anatomy and she loves board games. She also has no middle name, and if Michelle doesn’t need a middle name I don’t...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Foles’ NFL Top 100 ranking must be some kind of joke

The NFL Network just wrapped up their Top 100 for the 2014 season.  Several Eagles made the list, including left guard Evan Mathis (ranked 88th), quarterback Nick Foles (ranked 70th), left tackle Jason Peters (ranked 67th) and running back LeSean McCoy (ranked 5th). With no surprise, McCoy is in the top five, jumping up from 45th from the 2013 Top 100. Arizona Cardinal safety Tyronn...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles 2014: 5 Most Pressing Questions Heading Into Training Camp

The fact that the Philadelphia Eagles started the 2013 season with a new coach, a potential quarterback controversy and one of the best running backs in the league did not stop the team from winning the NFC East, and march right into the playoffs. Chip Kelly proved he was the right man for the job that his version of the spread offense worked, and that after some getting used to...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top 100: should LeSean McCoy be ranked higher than #5?

The NFL’s top 100 list is finally winding down. Some players are not happy with the rankings bestowed upon them by their peers. The only Eagles to make the list until last night were guard Evan Mathis (#88) and Nick Foles (#70). Now the NFL has released the top players on the list and Eagles running back LeSean McCoy came in at number five overall. Ahead of him was Peyton Manning...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Coaching Carousel: Bill Lazor

At Cornell University, Bill Lazor was a three-year starting quarterback and graduated with 26 passing and total offensive program records. He then entered the coaching ranks immediately upon graduation and spent seven years as an assistant at Cornell. The next 12 years were spent between the NCAA as an offensive coordinator and the NFL as a positions coach. Last season, while serving...
Via Forensic Fantasy
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting The Enemy: Week 3 – The Philadelphia Eagles

On September 21st, the Washington Redskins will begin what I will call the “litmus test” of the 2014 regular season. Their next three games will be against the Philadelphia Eagles, the New York Giants and the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks on Monday night.. The outcome of these three contests will pretty much give everyone in Redskins nation a good idea of whether...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles QB Nick Foles Has Plenty to Prove in 2014

Eagles QB Nick Foles had quite a year in 2013.  He had the best touchdown-to-interception ratio in NFL history, his jersey and cleats were sent to the Hall of Fame in Canton after his NFL record-tying seven TD performance against Oakland, he graced the cover of Sports Illustrated and earned a trip to the Pro Bowl. Foles went 8-1 as a starter and led his team to the playoffs.  He...
Via Eagles Addict
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating Nick Foles for a new stat called “situational greatness”…

The irascible and irrepressible ATV (of Henderson, Nevada) introduced the Philly Phan Bored yesterday to the Pro Football Focus.com profile of Eagles QB#1 Nick Foles based upon his 2013 season. The profile went like this: “We’re going to examine quarterbacks from a number of situations before looking at each of them individually. The grades and numbers should reveal each quarterback’s...
Via Eagles Eye
3 days ago  |  Discuss

In the last 2 minutes of a game last year, only 5 QB’s didn’t throw a Pick

To be a great quarterback in the NFL, you cannot commit turnovers, especially at the end of a game. We found this statistic on twitter which showed only 5 quarterbacks that made at least 290 attempts did not throw a pick in the final 2 minutes. @AFansOpinion_: (Min 290 Att) Last season only A Smith, […] The post In the last 2 minutes of a game last year, only 5 QB’s didn’t...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Headline: Power Rankings, best CBs in the NFL, Philadelphia Eagles playoff chances

In case you missed anything, here are the best columns from the cover32 universe this week: National Columns • Top 10 in 2014: The best cornerbacks in the NFL today (READ) • Power Rankings: Summertime Edition (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: The best punters in the NFL today (READ) • Ten NFL “contenders” that won’t...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles 2014 schedule provides clear path to playoffs

The Philadelphia Eagles are accustomed to making the playoffs. During the last decade they only missed out twice, and the way things are shaping up in the NFC East, it looks like they may begin another long stretch of playoff appearances. Last year despite getting off to a rocky start Philly finished with a 10-6 record. They did so while adjusting to a new head coach, a new core...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie impacts, crowded WR Corps, Dez-takeover and more…

Dallas Cowboys - Rookies who will make big impacts (READ) - Who will be make the Cowboys crowded WR Corps? (READ) - Dez Bryant could be best ever? (READ) - Grading the MLB options. (READ) - Kelsey Charles on her way up! (READ) Make sure you follow @cover32_DAL and @cover32_NFL on Twitter for all the latest breaking news, columns, blogs and features from the Cowboys and the entire...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: writer disses Nick Foles, Eagles right tackle suspended & more

Hang in there, Eagles fans. Football season is just two months away. In the meantime we will keep you up to date on all the latest NFL and Eagles news. Here are our top stories from this week. Eagles Columns - Columnist says that Nick Foles is overrated (READ) - LeSean McCoy talking a big game about 2014 Eagles (READ) - Darren Sproles rolls into loaded Eagles offense (WATCH) ...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy wonders if he can rush for 2,000 yards in 2014

Eagles running back LeSean McCoy seems to be shooting for a 2,000 yard rushing season in 2014. “I’m wondering if I get 2,000 yards,” McCoy said via Philly.com Monday upon winning the John Wanamaker Athletic Award for being the athlete who has done the most to reflect credit upon Philadelphia and the team or sport in which they excel. “Can I win it next year?” McCoy also...
Via Pro Football Zone
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kicking Alex Henery: who to blame for Eagles playoff loss?

When things go wrong in the NFL playoffs it’s only natural to try to pin the blame on somebody. For example, let’s say that the Eagles lose a playoff game by two points. During that game their kicker missed a field goal. Field goals are worth three points. Simple math indicates that if only the stupid kicker had done his job the Eagles would have advanced, right? Wrong. Of course...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy: This Is The Year Nick Foles “Blows ‘Em Out”

Philadelphia Eagles all pro running back LeSean McCoy is a big believer in Nick Foles and his wish to be the best quarterback in football. McCoy told media members that he believes Foles is going to light the league up this year. “Nick, he wants to play, he wants to get better,” McCoy said, via NJ.com. “He’s playing lights-out even in camp, but he still wants to be at a...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Shady McCoy says Nick Foles is ready to take the league over

Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has heard the critics about Nick Foles, but claims Foles is ready to take the league over. “Nick, he wants to play, he wants to get better. He’s playing lights out even in camp, but he still wants to be at a higher level,” McCoy said Wednesday night, via […] The post Shady McCoy says Nick Foles is ready to take the league over...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Miami's Offense Will Be Much Improved In 2014

I have wanted to say something for a while now about what I thought the Bill Lazor hiring was going to do for this Dolphins team. But moving 300 miles and health issues have prevented me from doing so. Seeing Patrick Tarell's recent article on Lazor motivated my writing this piece so if you don't like it, take it up with him. (Joking of course, Pat).I had a bunch of facts...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Columnist calls Eagles quarterback Nick Foles overrated

As far as sportswriters go, there those who are good and bad at their jobs just like with any other profession. There are plenty of them out there slinging around random opinions on the internet for the sake of drawing attention and web traffic. They don’t bother to look deeper into the numbers or past the superficial reputations that some players are tagged with. Pete Prisco of...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: At 2014 midpoint, Philadelphia Eagles rated top-5 team in NFL

The calm before the storm; that’s what the NFL is in the midst of at the moment. As July dawns, it’s a sign that football season is almost here. After all, training camps open around the league this month. But until teams gather for two-a-days, all is quiet. Minicamps are over. Offseason conditioning in winding down. Players are essentially on their own for the next few weeks...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Anatomy of a Projection: Philadelphia Eagles

Nick Foles in 9 games started and finished: Attempts: 258 Completions: 173 (67%) Yards: 2565 (9.94 YPA) TD: 24 (9.3%) INT: 2 (.775%) Rush: 51 (17.5%) Yards: 195 (3.8 YPC) TD: 3 Total Team rushes: 33, 25, 37, 33, 34, 46, 13, 36, 34 = 291 Prorated run/pass ratio: 517/459 (53%/47%) Faster Tempo Expected This [&hellip No visits yet The post The Anatomy of a Projection: Philadelphia...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles’ Lane Johnson Suspended Four Games For Failed PED Test

Nick Foles will have to start the 2014 campaign without one of his most reliable offensive linemen. Philadelphia Eagles starting right tackle Lane Johnson is suspended for the first four games of the regular season after failing a PED test, a league source told Paul Domowitch of the Philadelphia Daily News. The Eagles took Johnson with their fourth overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lane Johnson Suspended For PEDs

Philadelphia Eagles second year right tackle Lane Johnson has reportedly tested positive for PEDs (performance-enhancing drugs) and will serve a four-game suspension to open the 2014 season. League sources tell me Eagles starting RT Lane Johnson has tested positive for PEDs and will miss first 4 games. — Paul Domowitch (@pdomo) June 30, 2014 Photo Credit: PhiladelphiaEagles.com...
Via Gridiron Grit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Morning Muse: Another Look at Nick Foles’ Amazing Season

To ease the pain of your Monday morning, here’s a look at some the best Philadelphia Eagles headlines from the weekend. Need a reminder of how stellar Nick Foles’ 2013 campaign was? Check out this breakdown of his numbers from last season. – Birds 24/7 Chip Kelly’s offense was the talk of the NFL the year of its debut. But what should we expect from the defense this year...
Via Philly Sports Muse
11 days ago  |  Discuss

With the Other Three Teams Facing Uncertainty, the NFC East is Philly’s to Lose

Eagles’ quarterback Nick Foles (9) and halfback LeSean McCoy (25) will lead a dynamic Philly offense in 2014 – Mandatory Credit: Rich Schultz/Getty Images via ESPN.com. Philadelphia Eagles’ head coach Chip Kelly enjoyed a successful first go-round in the NFL last season by making the playoffs, despite losing wideout Jeremy Maclin and starting quarterback Michael Vick. And heading...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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