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Giants salary cap cuts? Who and when?

The Giants can take their time on some of their decisions. Watch video When the confetti began flying on Sunday night at the Super Bowl, it was a signal that the 2015 season was over. When the sun rose the following morning, it was an indication that preparations for the 2016 season were underway. Teams started cutting players...
Via NJ.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Radio host apologizes for calling Jason Kelce a 'house negro'

    A Philadelphia radio host raised some eyebrows on Tuesday by comparing a white football player to a “house negro.” Josh Innes, who hosts an afternoon show on WIP in Philly, was talking with former Eagles defensive tackle Hollis Thomas prior to airing Doug Pederson’s introductory press conference on the show. According to Crossing Broad, Thomas mentioned how center...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

RUN, EAGLES, RUN

It's difficult to argue that the Philadelphia Eagles have been a disappointment through the first 11 weeks of the NFL season. Considering their extremely high expectations entering the season, numerous roster changes, and impressive preseason performance, one can make the argument that their current record of 4-6 is the most surprising in the NFL. The current state of the NFC East...
Via The Sports Quotient
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Lane Johnson: Mark Sanchez ‘a little more conscious of tempo’ than Sam Bradford

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford is dealing with a separated non-throwing shoulder in addition to being in the NFL’s concussion protocol. He is expected to miss Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and at least one Eagles player believes that could speed things up a bit for the team offensively. On Tuesday, veteran offensive...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The Eagles are healthiest they've been all year following the bye

The Philadelphia Eagles will return to practice on Tuesday, and they will likely be healthier as a unit than they have been all season following their Week 8 bye. The Eagles intended to use linebackers Kiko Alonso and Mychal Kendricks as their starters at inside linebacker, but injuries to both players have stymied that plan. In Week 9, we could see Alonso and Kendricks on the field...
Via Fox Sports
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Eagles Week 7 injury report

When the Philadelphia Eagles step into Bank of America for their matchup against the Carolina Pathers they will be trying to complete their first three game winnng streak of the season while battling the injury bug. On the offensive end they will have to do so without rookie wide out Nelson Agholor who has been hampered by an ankle injury preventing him from playing since week five...
Via EndZoneScore
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles injury update: Nelson Agholor ruled out again, Cooper questionable

  View image | gettyimages.com The Philadelphia Eagles look to hand the Carolina Panthers their first loss of the season on Sunday night. The Eagles might have to pull off a victory with two of their starting wide receivers.  Rookie Nelson Agholor is ruled out for the second consecutive game after suffering a left ankle injury in Week 5 against the New Orleans Saints.  Riley...
Via Eagledelphia
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Agholor, Cooper miss practice for Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia Eagles wide receivers Nelson Agholor and Riley Cooper both sat out of practice for the second consecutive day on Thursday, putting in doubt their availability for Sunday night's game against the Carolina Panthers. Agholor, the 2015 first-round draft pick from the University of Southern California, suffered a leg injury when the Eagles beat the New...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Win Ugly, Turnover Filled Game Over Giants On Monday Night Football

It is looking more and more like the NFC East is going to be what the NFC South was last season. No one wants to play good football so know one is going to win many games; that is, games outside of the division. Inside of the division games will almost look competitive--when they aren't ugly as sin, that is.The Monday night game between the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles...
Via FatManWriting
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Damontre Moore slams Sam Bradford to ground, flagged for cheap shot

New York Giants defensive end Damontre Moore cost his team seven points with an ill-advised penalty in Monday night’s game against the Eagles. With the Giants leading 7-0 in the first quarter, it looked as if the defense was going to get off the field again with a stop on third-and-10. Bradford found Sproles for a three-yard gain, and it looked as if the Eagles would be forced...
Via The Sports Daily
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

What can the Philadelphia Eagles do to solve their wide receiver woes?

The Philadelphia Eagles passing offense has been the highlight of their offense in 2015. With a struggling running game they have needed big performances out of the passing game to win. This season the Eagles receivers have shown glimpses of greatness, and sometimes they have been nonexistent. In what has been a rough start for Philadelphia, the receiving corps has not had their...
Via cover32
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles on Collision Course for top Spot in NFC East

PHILADELPHIA, PA – OCTOBER 11: Brandon Browner #39 of the New Orleans Saints breaks up a pass to Riley Cooper #14 of the Philadelphia Eagles in the third quarter during a football game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 11, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Saints 39-17. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images) Slow down those Chip Kelly to USC rumors...
Via The Sports Journal
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski will go off if Sean Lee can’t play

The New England Patriots’ Week 4 matchup became significantly less competitive when the injury bug bit the Dallas Cowboys’ offense hard early in the season. Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and wide receiver Dez Bryant have been replaced by Brandon Weeden and the likes of Devin Street and Cole Beasley, respectively. It’s tough to write off any opponent, but given the Patriots’...
Via NESN.com
October 07, 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...
Via cover32
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Rosters are set as Philadelphia Eagles Prepare for Season Opener

REEN BAY, WI – AUGUST 29: Riley Cooper #14 of the Philadelphia Eagles (R) congratulates Brent Celek #87 after he scored a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers during a preseason game at Lambeau Field on August 29, 2015 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images) Finally, the preseason is over and the rosters are set and now all 32 teams are eager to begin playing...
Via The Sports Journal
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow, Riley Cooper get flashback to Florida days

Tim Tebow and Riley Cooper are together again. The quarterback and wide receiver — who were once roommates during their playing days at the University of Florida — are now teammates with the Philadelphia Eagles. As it turns out, the two players are able to get up close and personal for yet another step in their careers. On Monday, Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer shared...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Ex-UF Roommates Tim Tebow And Riley Cooper’s Lockers Are Next To Each Other At Eagles’ Camp

Tim Tebow and Riley Cooper were roommates and teammates at the University of Florida. Together, they helped lead the Gators to the 2008 BCS National Championship. They’re reunited, for the time being, with the Philadelphia Eagles, and the two ex-Gators have been placed next to each other in the Philly locker room.  Old Florida roommates, Tim Tebow and Riley Cooper, next to each...
Via College Spun
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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

  View image | gettyimages.co 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...
Via Eagledelphia
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Anonymous Eagles: Chip Kelly isn't racist, just dictatorial

By Jason Rowan Chip Kelly has been at the center of a swirling controversy regarding his purported racist tendencies even since LeSean McCoy, shortly after signing with the Buffalo Bills, accused the Philadelphia Eagles head coach of having a habit of “getting rid of all the good black players” on the team. To hear from current members of the team, it’s not so much that...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly: I have no regrets keeping Cooper, despite his comments

Earlier this week, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly admitted that the Riley Cooper situation might be one factor fueling claims that Kelly is racist. For those who don't know the details, Cooper was caught on camera yelling a racist slur at a concert. Despite Kelly's admission, he has no regrets about his decision to not release Cooper after the incident."I think Riley made...
Via Fox Sports
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly Acknowledges Riley Cooper Situation Could Have Fueled Racism Claims

The Philadelphia Eagles head coach thinks the way the situation was handled may have a role in recent comments from former players.
Via Gamedayr
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly does not regret keeping Riley Cooper despite racism accusations

It’s been about two years since Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper was caught on camera shouting out racial slurs to an African-American guard at a concert. At that time many thought that might be the end of the line for Cooper, who afterwards apologized for the incident. Despite the situation, head coach Chip Kelly kept Cooper on the roster and recently signed him...
Via Sportsnaut
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly: No regrets keeping Riley Cooper on team after rant

By Jason Rowan Chip Kelly already is embroiled in an ongoing controversy related to race stemming from allegations of racism have plagued the Philadelphia Eagles head coach. The issue of race again became a topic of discussion on Tuesday when Kelly was put in a precarious position after being asked whether he regretted keeping Riley Cooper on the team two years ago after the wide...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Philadelphia Eagles get it over with and cut Riley Cooper?

Last year Riley Cooper of the Philadelphia Eagles was arguably the worst wide receiver in the NFL. Pro Football Focus ranked him dead last out of 110 wideouts. He was rated high as a blocker but his receiving rating (-12.7) was significantly lower than any other receiver’s. While he technically only dropped three passes, that number doesn’t truly account for the number of catchable...
Via cover32
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Could the Eagles have two one-thousand yard receivers?

By Brenden Peddigree The Philadelphia Eagles playmakers have been working hard this offseason. Josh Huff has been staying after practice using the jugs machine, Zach Ertz has met with NFL legends to perfect his craft, Jordan Matthews is working like Jordan Matthews and Nelson Agholor is following along. With dreams of being elite and all the hard work these receivers are putting...
Via cover32
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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