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Eagles’ Joselio Hanson to Brandon Boykin: “Every Man For Himself”

Photo:rantsports.com If Eagles rookie CB Brandon Boykin is looking for a few tips on how to play slot corner in the Philadelphia defense, Joselio Hanson won’t be the guy to ask. Paul Domowitch at Philly.com reported that Hanson, Boykin and Brandon Hughes will all be engaged in an open competition for the job as nickel corner.  During an interview, Hanson was asked about possibly...
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Putting Together the Philadelphia Eagles All-Time Coaching Staff

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Selecting an all-time coaching staff isn’t an easy task.  For one there aren’t readily accessible databases of all the coordinators and position coaches in NFL history.  Secondly, for the Eagles, their history has been mostly bad with very few good patches in between. The Eagles have had their most consistently successful run over the past 13 years...
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Early Look at Philadelphia Eagles LB Depth Chart

One of the most intriguing roster battles on the entire Eagles roster this offseason is the competition for the starting three linebacker positions. Last year the Eagle linebacker situation was something of a train wreck. So far the Eagles have used this offseason to trade for 7 year veteran Demeco Ryans and drafted Mychael Kendricks in the 2nd round of the NFL draft. These additions...
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May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

10 Reasons the Philadelphia Eagles will Be Better Than Critics Think

Patrick McDermott / Getty Images Just like every other team in the NFL, the Philadelphia Eagles will enter the 2012 season with their own set of question marks. Some of their problems are a carryover from last year, while other issues have newly arisen. Regardless of where they came from, or when they formulated, they must be addressed. Here are 10 issues that the Eagles will face...
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May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

10 Greatest Undrafted Philadelphia Eagles in Franchise History

The Philadelphia Eagles have been an NFL franchise since 1933 and over the course of the past 79 years, many great players have donned the winged helmet (or leather helmet). However, most of the great Philadelphia Eagles players we remember were drafted, either by the Eagles themselves or by another team before they came to Philly. So while we all pay tribute to greatest of Eagles...
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May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: LeSean McCoy Gets Paid Because the Man is Money

LeSean McCoy became a rich man on Thursday, signing a five-year extension worth $45 million with $20.765 million guaranteed.  That averages out to be just over $1 million of guaranteed money per touchdown McCoy scored in 2011. Simply put, McCoy got paid because the man is money. Couldn't resist this pic! Photo: philly.barstoolsports.com In 2011, he put himself in the elite category...
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May 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles Sign LeSean McCoy to 5 Year $45 Million Extension

The Eagles have agreed to a new 5 year extension with RB LeSean McCoy that will pay him $45 million with almost $21 mil guaranteed. This assures that McCoy will be an Eagle through the 2017 season. There has been much speculation that LeSean might have held out of training camp until he received his well deserved contract extension, but now that LeSean is locked up long term, the...
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May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles Among Teams Yeremiah Bell May Sign With

According to agent Drew Rosenhaus (via the Sun Sentinel), former Dolphins safety Yeremiah Bell will decide on which team to sign with in the next 24 hours.  The Philadelphia Eagles are apparently in the Bell sweepstakes. Photo: footballsfuture.com The Eagles are one of four teams in which Bell is considering, according to Rosenhaus.  The Jets, Chiefs and Titans are the other three...
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May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Casey Matthews Bulks Up to 250lbs, Working Out with Clay Matthews

When the Philadelphia Eagles drafted LB Casey Matthews in the 4th round of last year’s NFL draft I along with countless Eagles fans were ecstatic. Casey Matthews, brother of the beast linebacker for the Green Bay Packers Clay Matthews, was a stand out linebacker on the Oregon Ducks defense in college. He wasn’t the most athletic LB in college football but he used his instincts...
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May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Jason Peters, LeSean McCoy and All the Latest News

Over the course of the past week, there have been several newsworthy items come out regarding multiple Philadelphia Eagles players.  In case you’ve missed anything, here is the latest and greatest in Eagles land… Jason Peters re-injures his Achilles tendon Apparently this is the now infamous Roll-A-Bout Peters was using. Photo: sportsgrid.com This is some unfortunate news...
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May 16, 2012  |  1 Comment

10 Reasons to Be Optimistic About the Eagles in 2012

Rob Carr / Getty Images Once again, the Philadelphia Eagles are giving their fans numerous reasons to be optimistic about the upcoming season. Whether they deliver on this unspoken promise remains to be seen. However, they’ve positioned themselves in contention through the addition of new personnel and the return of key players on both sides of the ball. Here are 10 reasons why...
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May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Why the Philadelphia Eagles are Favorites to Win the NFC East

The Philadelphia Eagles have been favored to win the NFC East in 2012 by several different odds-makers. The question is, should they be? Somewhat surprisingly, the Eagles have been declared the favorites in several different ways already. Sportsbook has opened with the Eagles being favored to win the NFC East while Vegas Insider has the Eagles as 12-1 favorites for winning Super...
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May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: DL Rotation Could Be Best in the NFL in 2012

The defensive line rotation for the 2012 Philadelphia Eagles has a legitimate chance of being down-right scary.  This is because the secondary line could be just as strong as the first unit.   Photo: zoodig.com Last season, the Eagles’ defensive line accounted for 46 of the team’s 50 sacks.  37 of the line’s 46 sacks were from the four starters: Trent Cole, Jason Babin,...
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May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Which Philadelphia Eagles Could Still Be Dealt Before the 2012 Season Opener

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images The NFL never used to be known for player trades.  Over recent years, though, player trades have become increasingly more common.  Even still, this was a tough assignment to figure out the right angle for. Most sports fans think of trades in the days leading up to the league trading deadlines.  That rule doesn’t hold true for the NFL.  In the NFL...
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May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Was Michael Vick Disrespected by Robert Griffin III? You Be The Judge

Was Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick inadvertently disrespected by Redskins rookie Robert Griffin III?  Apparently some Eagles fans feel that is the case after an RG3 interview with the DC press took place at the end of April. A mini “Twitter-ruption” (okay, maybe it wasn’t that bad, but I did say “mini”) took place recently amongst some Eagles fans who felt...
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May 12, 2012  |  2 Comments

Philadelphia Eagles: Position Battles That Will Impact Eagles’ 2012 Season

20 of the 22 starters who will open the 2012 season for the Philadelphia Eagles are all set, barring injury.  There are two starting positions that are open for competition and several key backup and role player positions that need to be sorted out. The winners of these training camp battles will surely impact the outcome of the 2012 season, good or bad, with some having more...
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Winners of 6 Position Battles Will Impact 2012 Season

20 of the 22 starters who will open the 2012 season for the Philadelphia Eagles are all set, barring injury.  There are two starting positions that are open for competition and several key backup and role player positions that need to be sorted out. The winners of these training camp battles will surely impact the outcome of the 2012 season, good or bad, with some having more...
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Introducing A New Writer For Eagles Addict

Photo: rantsports.com In an effort for continued growth here at Eagles Addict, I’m proud to announce that a new writer will be joining myself and Ron Pasceri — his name is Jasen Shen. Jasen is a knowledgable and level-headed Eagles fan and will bring his own flavor of analysis and opinion to the site.  Don’t let his left-coast residence fool you, he “bleeds green” from...
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Agree To Terms With 3 More 2012 Rookies

Per Eagles Insider, the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms with second-round pick Vinny Curry, fifth-rounder Dennis Kelly and sixth-rounder Marvin McNutt. This comes a day after the Eagles signed their first second-round pick Mychal Kendricks to a four-year deal. The length of all the new rookie deals drafted after Round 1 will be four years.  First round pick Fletcher Cox...
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May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Ranking Michael Vick’s Most Valuable Weapons in 2012

Being the quarterback, it goes without saying that Michael Vick will be the biggest key to success for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2012.  However, he is also surrounded by the best supporting cast on offense during the Andy Reid era. Photo: ffspin.com Players like DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin, LeSean McCoy and Brent Celek all make life easier on a quarterback and Vick needs to...
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May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

5 Reasons 2011 Was a Fluke For the Philadelphia Eagles

Time is a funny thing.  If you talked to any Eagles fan between the time the lockout ended and the season began, there was no more optimistic fan group.  The team was “all in” and the season was Super Bowl or bust. If you talked to those same fans between September and February you would have gotten the exact opposite reaction.  It was time for Andy Reid to go.  Michael...
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May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Decision on Backup QB Could Make or Break 2012 Season

The decision by Andy Reid on who will be the No. 2 QB behind Michael Vick could ultimately make or break the Philadelphia Eagles’ 2012 season.  Unlike most other football teams, the Eagles must go into the season thinking that their backup quarterback will get some quality playing time. So, the question is, who will it be?  Trent Edwards or Mike Kafka? Newly drafted rookie QB...
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May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Overview of the Eagles Key Draft Acquisitions

Overview of the Eagles Key Draft Acquisitions  Written by Leslie Branch The 2012 draft is complete, and everyone agrees that the Eagles did a great job this year. Here are a few of the Eagles’ top picks.  Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State (6-4, 298). This pick alone solidified the Eagles’ 2012 draft as a a success in the minds of fans and critics alike. The 12th overall...
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May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: With the 2012 Rookie Salary Pool Set, Roseman Hopes to Get Deals Done Soon

The Philadelphia Eagles have been assigned a 2012 rookie salary pool of $5.96 million, which includes a cap of $32.83 million, according to Ravens Insider reporter Aaron Wilson. The pool figure of $5.96 consists of the amount the Eagles are able to spend for their rookies’ base salaries.  In essence, the base salaries of all nine rookies cannot exceed that amount in 2012. The...
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May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Would the Eagles Retire Donovan McNabb’s Jersey?

Given the recent news regarding the Philadelphia Eagles’ decision to retire Brian Dawkins’ jersey, Ike Reese of 94 WIP made a statement on Twitter the other day that I thought would be a good subject of debate. First, here is Reese’s statement: I wasn’t joking, I think McNabb’s #5 should be retired by the Eagles eventually.  Let’s wait awhile though! Time heals all...
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May 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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