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5 Reasons Why Tim Tebow Should Make the 53 Man Roster

1. Tim Tebow is better than Matt Barkley in Chip Kelly’s Eyes View image | gettyimages.com Matt Barkley has done nothing in his short time in Philadelphia.  It seems apparent that Chip Kelly doesn’t really think he fits into his scheme and that he hasn’t seen a ton of development in the kid, which explains his willingness to trade him. Tim Tebow is someone from...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Hosted RB Cedric Peerman For A Visit

ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the Eagles hosted free agent RB Cedric Peerman for a visit on Tuesday. This is the first reported interest in Peerman since free agency got underway close to a month ago. Philadelphia has already signed DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews to market value contracts this offseason, but Peerman is really more of a special teams ... The post Eagles...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sproles' role is growing for the Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly met with the media Tuesday morning for the last time the league mandates until April 30th. He spoke with Eagles reporters for over an hour and spoke on a variety of topics from assistant coaches to scouting to the Eagles recent moves in free agency. One thing that Eagles fans were happy to hear was that Kelly plans to use running back Darren...
Via cover32
27 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy: DeMarco Murray, Ryan Mathews signings were panic moves

LeSean McCoy respects Chip Kelly as a football coach, but he doesn’t think the Eagles head man completely knows what he is doing as a front office. In fact, McCoy thinks Kelly signing not one but TWO running backs in free agency was a panic move. The Eagles shocked everyone by trading McCoy to the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Mathews Officially Gone, Heart Officially Broken

While I would generally lead-off such a transaction filled post with the most important one this past week (Tim Tebow trying out for the Eagles, of course), I'd like to start the lede with a different bit of news. And while it touches on the overall macro of the Philadelphia Eagles transformation into the Philadelphia Oregon Ducks, Ryan Mathews leaving the Chargers has caused an...
Via Razzball Football
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

What To Make of the Eagles’ Backfield after Murray, Mathews Signings

View image | gettyimages.com Days before the new NFL was set to begin the Eagles were desperate for a running back. They had reportedly traded their franchise’s all-time leading rusher, LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills. This left them with Darren Sproles, Chris Polk, Matthew Tucker, and Kenjon Barner. Tucker and Barner spent last season on the team’s practice squad. Neither...
Via TopSportsReport
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Dallas defection remakes the Philadelphia Eagles backfield

Another week, another wild ride in the Chip Kelly era, who has become the center of the NFL universe. Here are the top stories… DeMarco Murray dumps Dallas - Dallas running back DeMarco Murray signs with arch rival Eagles (READ) - Cowboys fans burning their Murray jerseys is like chocolate for the soul (READ) - Murray is now the Eagles’ newest franchise player (READ) - Murray...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Film Room: What are the Philadelphia Eagles getting in Ryan Mathews?

The Philadelphia Eagles and head coach Chip Kelly have invested heavily in the running back position in the past week. That much was clear when they decided to pay starter money to both DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews. Obviously, Murray has garnered most of the headlines, but the Mathews signing could end up being incredibly underrated… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 best...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Howdy, Cowboy: The Eagles land Demarco Murray

Something to smile about: The Eagles sign Demarco Murray, as Jerry Jones’ heart sinks. It may be the offseason, but the Eagles have pulled off a rousing victory over the Dallas Cowboys: they landed RB Demarco Murray. Whether you trust in Chip Kelly, or many of his transactions over the past week have left you scratching your head, this is one move that makes sense. In the wake...
Via Philly Sports Muse
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Six Points About The Eagles Signing DeMarco Murry *and* Ryan Matthews

Ride, TakenPart of the presumed goal last week (you remember last week, right? We were all so much younger then) was that the Philadelphia Eagles were not going to spend so much money at running back, which has become the most fungible position in the NFL. Instead, they were going to become more like the ever-imitated New England Patriots, who would do stunt work like picking up...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles sign RB Ryan Mathews

When I first saw these numbers, 11.5 million over 3 years with 5 million guaranteed, I thought it was a great deal for the Eagles. Mathews obviously has an injury history, playing all 16 games just once in 5 seasons, including missing 20 games combined, including 10 last season. However, when he’s healthy, he has feature back potential. In 2011, he rushed for 1091 yards and 6 touchdowns...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles will sign both DeMarco Murray and Ryan Matthews

DeMarco Murray's deal: $40 million base over 5 years, with max of $42 million.$18 million fully guaranteed, $21 million in total guarantees. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 12, 2015 Eagles announce 3-year deal with RB Ryan Mathews. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 12, 2015 I guess you can never have too many quarterbacks, right? I mean…as long as they aren’t Lesean McCoy.
Via This Given Sunday
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles will sign both DeMarco Murray and Ryan Matthews

DeMarco Murray's deal: $40 million base over 5 years, with max of $42 million.$18 million fully guaranteed, $21 million in total guarantees. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 12, 2015 Eagles announce 3-year deal with RB Ryan Mathews. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 12, 2015 I guess you can never have too many quarterbacks, right? I mean…as long as they aren’t Lesean McCoy.
Via Bloguin Best
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Running back Ryan Mathews makes his decision about the Philadelphia Eagles

Yesterday running back Ryan Mathews agreed in principle to a three-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. But in Chip Kelly time that’s about two hundred years ago. Since then the Eagles have signed DeMarco Murray to a massive five-year deal… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 worst NFL free agent signings so far in 2015 QB Rankings: Rating every QB from 1-32 based on...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Mathews to sign with Eagles, even after Murray signing

  View image | gettyimages.com On Wednesday, before the news of DeMarco Murray broke, the Eagles had an agreement in place with former Chargers running back Ryan Mathews. Now it appears the signing of Murray hasn't derailed the agreement between the two parties. After making a scheduled visit with the Eagles, Mathews is still signing with the team according to Ian Rappaport...
Via Eagledelphia
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Mathews agrees to terms with Eagles after all

Ryan Mathews and Philadelphia agreed on a three-year contract Wednesday, but nothing has been signed. Could Mathews be the second running back to spurn the Eagles this week?
Via Philly Sports Live
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles Signing RB Ryan Mathews

Ian Rapoport reports that the Eagles are still going to sign RB Ryan Mathews, even though they’re also signing DeMarco Murray. Previous reports said that Mathews had a three-year, $12 million deal in place with the Eagles, pending a physical, so it seems likely that he’ll be signing this contract. There was talk that the 49ers and Raiders could ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Mathews has yet to sign contract with Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles and free agent running back Ryan Mathews reportedly came to terms on a three-year deal on Wednesday. However, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, a contract has not actually been signed. With free agent running back DeMarco Murray reportedly signing with the Eagles, the deal between Mathews and the team may be put on hold or squashed altogether....
Via Sportsnaut
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: DeMarco Murray to Sign Deal with Philadelphia Eagles

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, DeMarco Murray is expected to sign a contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. The move comes one day after Ryan Mathews was reported to be joining Philly, but the former San Diego Chargers running back hasn’t officially inked a deal. Following a 1,121-yard, nine-touchdown performance in 2013, Murray had a career year last season. He paced the...
Via Sportsnaut
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Mathews has yet to sign his Eagles contract

Ryan Mathews and Philadelphia agreed on a three-year contract Wednesday, but nothing has been signed. Could Mathews be the second running back to spurn the Eagles this week?
Via Philly Sports Live
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles sign RB Ryan Mathews to 3-year deal

The Philadelphia Eagles continued to make free agent moves on Wednesday and have signed former San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews. ESPN’s Adam Schefter has the details. Eagles and former Chargers RB Ryan Mathews officially have reached agreement on 3-year, $11.5 million deal that includes $5M gtd, per source — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 11, 2015 Mathews...
Via Sports-Glory
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Mathews to Sign With the Eagles

According to Fox Sports insider Mike Garafolo, the Philadelphia Eagles are expected to sign San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews. The former first-round pick will likely receive the bulk of the carries in replacement of the recently traded LeSean McCoy. Mathews is coming off an injury-shortened season that resulted in career-low production. He was unavailable for 10 games after...
Via Sportsnaut
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

What's Next for Chargers After Quiet Day 1 of Free Agency

Remember the quiet kid in school who would always wait in the back of the line to get the treat from his or her teacher? Well that's the San Diego Chargers.The team was very quiet on the first day of free agency. They witnessed some quality players get snagged quickly, a couple of crazy trades and even a potential fit in linebacker Jason Worilds retire. The Orlando Franklin deal...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles expected to land Ryan Mathews

The Philadelphia Eagles are expected to sign free agent running back Ryan Mathews. Mathews, formerly of the San Diego Chargers, was said to be visiting the Eagles but according to FOX Sports’ Mike Garfolo the two sides are even further along. Actually, more than a visit for RB Ryan Mathews with he Eagles. He's expected to sign with the team, source says. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles Set to Add Ryan Mathews, Walter Thurmond

  View image | gettyimages.com The Eagles continued their busy offseason this morning with the reported additions of running back Ryan Mathews and former Giants/Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond. This comes a day after the Eagles parted ways with Nick Foles and brought Sam Bradford aboard from the Rams.   The Eagles may have found their LeSean McCoy replacement in former...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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