Surviving the Chip Kelly backlash…

OLB Brandon Graham is taking heat too for inconsistent play and “too much smiling”… Chip Kelly is not the only one getting heat from fans and media…CB’s Nolan Carroll (# 23) and Byron Maxwell are getting torched both on the field and off… If we were at 6-4 instead of 4-6 the days before Thanksgiving then Chip Kelly would not be having his holiday meal tainted with...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nolan Carroll Faces Former Team For The First Time

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Nolan Carroll is having a breakout 2015 season. After a year of barely seeing the field in 2014, Carroll has become one of the premiere defensive playmakers for the birds. In week 10, Carroll will be able to showcase all of his progression The Philadelphia Eagles have reached the “soft” point in their schedule with four straight games against teams...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

State of NFC East during Eagles bye week

  View image | The Philadelphia Eagles are on their bye week, which means they won't be playing a game this weekend. At 3-4 overall with a 1-2 record against the division, the Eagles sit in third place in the NFC East. The problem with the Eagles in recent years has been their defense, but that isn't the case in 2015. With a revamped secondary with new starters...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Nolan Carroll Entering Free Agent Market in 2016

(Photo Credit: Fox Sports)The Philadelphia Eagles are going to have a big dilemma on their hands when Nolan Carroll becomes a free agent at the end of the season. According to Bleacher Report, Carroll's current contact with the Eagles is worth $3.65 million and is set to expire after the season ends. He's become a more valuable player in 2015 and is poised to be worth more in free...
Via Pro Football Spot
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Nolan Carroll’s understated play is making a huge impact.

When Byron Maxwell signed his huge deal with the Philadelphia Eagles this offseason he was expected to be the shutdown-standout corner, similar to Darrelle Revis and Richard Sherman. Maxwell hasn’t reached that level of performance yet, but teamed with Nolan Carroll, the Eagles have found a formidable defensive tandom on the outside. Carroll signed a two year deal with the Eagles...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Nolan Carroll making his mark in Eagles secondary…

When the Eagles first signed Nolan Carroll II as a free agent cornerback to a two-year contract for $5 million last year, I must admit I didn’t invest too much emotion into the deal. At best I thought he would be a short-term rental as insurance for depth in the secondary and on special teams. He had done some kickoff return work for the Miami Dolphins early in his career, but...
Via Eagles Eye
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NFC East Stock Market: Week 7

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Nolan Carroll (left) has emerged as one of the best defensive backs in the NFC East. Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (right) is a few more interceptions away from losing his starting job. Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports,Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY SportsThe NFL regular season is more volatile on a week-to-week basis than the Stock Market...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Dawkins on Eagles: This city loves a good defense

Eagles defensive back Nolan Carroll (23) intercepts an Eli Manning pass into the flat and takes it to the house for a touchdown. Eric Hartline USA TODAY SportsThe Philadelphia Eagles' defense has carried the offense through the first six games of the 2015 season, and according to former Eagle Brian Dawkins, you won't find any fan complaining about that."This city loves 10-7 games...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray, Carroll lead Eagles to 27-7 win over Giants

PHILADELPHIA (AP) In a sloppy, ugly game, the Philadelphia Eagles prevailed because they made fewer mistakes. DeMarco Murray ran for 109 yards and a touchdown, Nolan Carroll returned one of Eli Manning's two interceptions for a score and the Eagles beat the New York Giants 27-7 Monday night. Sam Bradford threw for 280 yards and a 32-yard TD pass to Riley Cooper, but had three interceptions...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles' D delivers in win over Giants as Bradford throws INTs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- DeMarco Murray ran for 109 yards and a touchdown, Nolan Carroll returned one of Eli Manning's two interceptions for a score and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New York Giants 27-7 Monday night. Sam Bradford threw for 280 yards and a 32-yard TD pass to Riley Cooper, but had three interceptions to keep New York in the game. The Eagles (3-3) have won two straight...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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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September 21, 2015  |  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...
September 21, 2015  |  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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September 21, 2015  |  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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September 21, 2015  |  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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September 21, 2015  |  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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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
September 15, 2015  |  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

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...
Via Eagles Eye
August 11, 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

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...
Via Eagles Addict
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...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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