Eagles player tackles fan who ran on field (video)

A fan running onto the field during a live sporting event is the height of stupidity. One unfortunate soul in Philadelphia took his lunacy one step further on Sunday. During the second half of the Dallas Cowboys’ win over the Eagles, a male fan wearing blue jeans and a white shirt dodged security and managed to find his way onto the turf at Lincoln Financial Field. Instead of...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Eagles player tackled fan who ran onto field

Nolan Carroll made a highlight-reel play on an otherwise sloppy day for the Philadelphia Eagles. One fan brought stupidity to another level Sunday by running onto the field during the Eagles’ 20-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field. Carroll, a cornerback currently in his second season with the Eagles, stopped the intruder dead in his tracks with an excellent...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Eagles CB Nolan Carroll tackles fan on the field

Nolan Carroll is a veteran NFL defensive back and one of the key players for the Philadelphia Eagles’ defense. His team wasn’t able to pull out a victory yesterday against the Dallas Cowboys, but he could very well have made the play of the game. Carroll saw a fan running onto the field and sized him up before taking him down. Check out the video of Carroll tackling the fan during...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Eagles CB Nolan Carroll tackles fan who runs onto field during game

Continuing the tradition of Philadelphia fans doing regrettable things at sporting events, a man wearing a white shirt and jeans ran across Lincoln Financial Field during Sunday's Eagles-Cowboys game until he met his maker. That maker would be Eagles cornernback Nolan Carroll, who wrapped up the dope and threw him to the ground. Check it out (video by Noah Bullard of NBC 5 Sports...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles corner Nolan Carroll tackles fan who ran onto field (video)

A fan who stormed the field during the second half of the Philadelphia Eagles’ 20-10 home loss to the Dallas Cowboys received a deserved dose of punishment when Nolan Carroll corralled him before planting him into the turf of Lincoln Financial Field. Granted, the Eagles cornerback didn’t bring down the field invader with a ton of force, but it certainly put a quick stop to the...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Player Tackles Fan Who Runs Onto Field

During Sunday’s Eagles-Cowboys showdown at Lincoln Financial Field, one fan decided to rush the field. Watch as Eagles’ cornerback Nolan Carroll takes matters into his own hands and tosses the fan to the ground before security escorts him away. WATCH: Eagles fan charges field and gets tackled by a player @NBCDFW @BlueStarBlog — Noah Bullard (@noah_bullard...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagle Nolan Carroll tackling this asshole who ran on on the field... both the dumbest and the coolest thing you'll see today. WATCH: Eagles fan charges field and gets tackled by a player @NBCDFW @BlueStarBlog— Noah Bullard (@noah_bullard) September 21, 2015What if he has a knife? Chicken pox? A litigious side to getting injured?Now, lock these assholes up for 30 days in county. Every single time.[h/t Kyle Scott]Please...
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Eagles “D” Fails To Take Away Falcons Run Or Passing Game

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles General News News Tags: Byron MaxwellFletcher CoxNolan Carroll One of the main areas where the Eagles tried to improve during the offseason was the secondary.  If you were to go by the way they got torched last night by Falcons wide receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White, the addition of Byron Maxwell wasn’t enough to fix the ineffective secondary...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Injury Report: Marcus Smith, Zach Ertz still limited Outside linebacker Marcus Smith (hamstring) and tight end Zach Ertz (groin) were limited again at practice on Friday. (USA Today Images) ... Eagles' Nolan Carroll expected to be Philadelphia's nickel CB It's not the biggest deal in the world since the Eagles play nickel on less than 50% of their defensive snaps, but...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Five biggest questions for the Eagles heading into Week 1

The Philadelphia Eagles are coming off of an extremely impressive preseason in which they averaged an astronomical 33.3 points per game. Although it was the preseason, the Eagles still blew the doors off of three of their four opponents. Coming into Week 1, look for the Eagles to continue their hot streak offensively against a mediocre Atlanta Falcons defense. There are several question...
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Roddy White: Julio Jones will have historic fantasy season

Attention fantasy football players: Julio Jones is really good. Just in case you need more reason to draft the Atlanta Falcons wide receiver, well, his teammate Roddy White has a bold prediction worth paying attention to. According to ESPN’s Vaughn McClure, White believes the 2015 season will be a special one for the Alabama product. White said of Jones: “I don’t know what...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

CB Byron Maxwell setting the expectations for Eagles' secondary

The Philadelphia Eagles wanted to bring in a cornerback who could set the tone for their defensive secondary and Byron Maxwell has been everything as advertised. As the team's top free agent signing this offseason, he is the start of rebuilding what was a broken secondary in 2014, and Maxwell has a pedigree to fill that role. As a member of the vaunted Seahawks defensive backfield...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles Training Camp Notebook: Eagles flying high so far thanks to new-look secondary

  View image | As the Philadelphia Eagles prepare for their third preseason game of the year, the team looks to already be in mid-season form. Over the first two preseason games, the Eagles defeated the Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore Ravens by a combined score of 76-10. On the good side, head coach Chip Kelly has proven that his up-tempo offensive scheme...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles DC Bill Davis thinks he knows what he’s got on defense…

One of the biggest hazards of coaching at the NFL level is going into a season not really knowing what you have or don’t have in proven talent and football IQ among your players. You run the risk of “hoping” your chosen guys will come through, instead of knowing and trusting your players will excel in your system. Eagles defensive coordinator Bill Davis is walking a tightrope...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles depth at cornerback takes a hit with rookie’s ACL tear

Rookie cornerback JaCorey Shepherd has been diagnosed with a torn ACL in his right knee. The injury came during the Philadelphia Eagle’s open practice yesterday, after a collision with running back Darren Sproles. Following an MRI this morning, Eagles rookie CB JaCorey Shepherd has been diagnosed with an torn ACL in his right knee. — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) August 10,...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Chargers, Colts, Eagles, Raiders, & Redskins

Chargers Chargers waived/injured rookie OL Ben Beckwith waived/injured. (Michael Gehlken) Chargers signed rookie OL Melvin Meggs. (Michael Gehlken) Colts The Colts signed undrafted free agent G Kitt O’Brien and waived G Ben Heenan with an injury settlement. (Aaron Wilson) Eagles The Eagles coaching staff is high on CB Nolan Carroll this season, but second-round pick Eric...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles rookie cornerback Eric Rowe runs with the first team

On Thursday, Philadelphia Eagles second round pick Eric Rowe took snaps with the first team defense for the first time since the start of training camp. For the previous three practices, second-year Eagle Nolan Carroll was the cornerback opposite Byron Maxwell. Rowe played safety for the first three years of his career at Utah but excelled at cornerback when he made the switch out...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Nolan Carroll Is Trying To Jam His Way To A Starting Job

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles General News News Tags: Chip KellyNolan CarrollPhiladelphia Eagles Yesterday Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis admitted that he might have made a mistake by not giving cornerback Nolan Carroll more work outside at the cornerback position. Carroll is currently starting at one of the cornerback spots and Davis has been raving about his play...
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles Leftovers: Players React to Boykin Comments, Eagles Turn Down Trade for Carroll

View image |   Patrick Causey, on Twitter @PhillySportsJD It was technically the second day of the Philadelphia Eagles training camp, but since it was the first practice, and the media's first access to the players, it had the feeling of Day One. Day One normally offers enough news to fill the headlines, but add to it the controversial trade of Brandon Boykin...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

JaCorey Shepherd could be perfect fit for Eagles at nickel CB

When the Philadelphia Eagles dealt cornerback Brandon Boykin for a fifth-round draft pick on Saturday, the depth chart was shaken up. Byron Maxwell and Nolan Carroll will likely still operate as the starters, but the nickel/slot cornerback role is up for grabs. Rookie sixth-rounder JaCorey Shepherd stepped right into action with the first team defense on Sunday, and he will be given...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles 2015 Training Camp Battles: The Secondary

Eagles competition in Secondary should be tight. Photo courtesy of With Eagles training camp set to begin tomorrow, I thought we’d start looking at some of the most interesting camp battles ahead. That leads me to the Cornerback and Safety positions, which have the most questions when it comes to the starters.  There are two starting spots completely up for grabs...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Nolan Carroll explains Eagles' recovery, cognitive learning tactics

Nolan Carroll's military upbringing prepared him for his days with the Philadelphia Eagles. Growing up the son of parents who served for almost a combined 50 years, Carroll understood the importance of hard work and achievement. "My childhood was all about discipline, doing what you're told, being on time and being punctural," Carroll told "All of those things are...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Philadelphia Eagles rookies who won’t see the field in 2015

The 2015 NFL draft was pretty satisfying for most Philadelphia Eagles fans. Chip Kelly may have missed out on Marcus Mariota, but he grabbed a top wide receiver, a linebacker, a defensive lineman and doubled down to address the pressing need at cornerback. The reality is that most of these rookies won’t play much this season. This is no knock on their talent or skill level, but...
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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles veteran players looking to break out of their career shadows…

Most of the speculative excitement about upcoming Eagles training camp will be focused upon the drafted rookies and the offseason big-name acquisitions. It always seems that way.  I had been thinking about giving some thought to the other guys, though—the returning veteran players whose careers are somewhat in the shadows of popular scrutiny. I worked on a rough draft of such...
Via Eagles Eye
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking ahead, looking back, looking all around at Eagles in flux…

Eagles phans have had a lot of information to assimilate about the 2015 edition of the team so far. As usual the Livefyre commentary ranges from “Oh yeah!” to “Oh No!” with regard to the personnel moves and acquisitions. I thought I’d single out of a few of the comments here made over the past two days. First up is Mr. Beans from The Land Down Under: “So… theory...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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