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Morning Muse: Chip Kelly, we (still) hardly know you

We’re into March and still have as much idea about Chip Kelly’s plans for the Philadelphia Eagles’ offense as we did in January. Anyone have any clue as to where this is all headed? Marcus Hayes contends that the answer is simple: nope. – philly.com In related news, the following article is included for the blistering headline: “Unlike the Eagles, Phillies make moves that...
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles say farewell to veterans on defense with release of Cullen Jenkins and Mike Patterson

Mike Patterson The Philadelphia Eagles are on the hunt for younger and cheaper talented, as evidenced by the release of two of the team’s veteran defense tackles on Monday. Mike Patterson and Cullen Jenkins were both informed that there tenure with the Birds had ended. Patterson has been with Philadelphia since he was drafted by the team in 2005 out of USC. The 29-year-old played...
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February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles say farewell to veterans on defense with release of Cullen Jenkins and Mike Patterson

Mike Patterson The Philadelphia Eagles are on the hunt for younger and cheaper talented, as evidenced by the release of two of the team’s veteran defense tackles on Monday. Mike Patterson and Cullen Jenkins were both informed that there tenure with the Birds had ended. Patterson has been with Philadelphia since he was drafted by the team in 2005 out of USC. The 29-year-old played...
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February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles say farewell to veterans on defense with release of Cullen Jenkins and Mike Patterson

Mike Patterson The Philadelphia Eagles are on the hunt for younger and cheaper talented, as evidenced by the release of two of the team’s veteran defense tackles on Monday. Mike Patterson and Cullen Jenkins were both informed that there tenure with the Birds had ended. Patterson has been with Philadelphia since he was drafted by the team in 2005 out of USC. The 29-year-old played...
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February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

The Ron Jaworksi Interview: Why Chip Kelly will be a success in the NFL and why the Philadelphia Eagles need Mike Vick

Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski is a man who needs no introduction in the City of Philadelphia. But alas, I’ll give it a try. Jaws, as he is otherwise known, remains one of the most popular sports figures in Philly sports history.  His place in Eagles lore was solidified when he took the 1980 team to Super Bowl XV and was named NFL MVP...
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February 25, 2013  |  1 Comment

Philadelphia Eagles: Will Nnamdi Asomugha stay or will he go?

Nnamdi Asomugha – will he be here in 2013? It’s about time. The news from ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Friday morning was music to the ears of Philadelphia Eagles fans: “@AdamSchefter: When two sides meet this am, Eagles will ask CB Nnamdi Asomugha to restructure contract or they will release him. Asomugha guaranteed $4mil.” Fairly or unfairly, Asomugha has become the poster...
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February 23, 2013  |  1 Comment

Newsflash: Mike Vick’s not changing

Mike Vick. Not changin’. Image via NJ.com The news that broke one week ago today–that Mike Vick had restructured his deal to extend his stay with the Philadelphia Eagles–was met by strong reaction by the team’s fans. As usual when Vick is concerned, emotions fell on opposite sides of the spectrum. Toss out Vick along with Andy Reid and the dishwater. If we are truly in rebuilding...
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February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Vick to stay with the Philadelphia Eagles after reaching one-year deal

Like it or not, Mike Vick will have another chance with the Philadelphia Eagles. Monday was supposed to be a day to put the spotlight on Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly and his coaching staff. Instead, Mike Vick stole the show. Not literally. The quarterback was not present at the press conference. But word of his restructured contract to come to a one-year deal worth ...
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February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles announce finalized coaching staff under Chip Kelly

Ex Cleveland head coach Pat Shurmur joins the Eagles as offensive coordinator. The Philadelphia Eagles elected not to acknowledge or confirm reports on additions to their coaching staff under Chip Kelly until all hires were finalized. With the issue of a press release on Friday, they have announced that all moves are finally complete. The final list is as follows: Pat Shurmur (offensive...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Chip Kelly’s coaching staff continues to take shape with reported hiring defensive coordinator and offensive line coach

It’s been a long wait but Thursday provided some significant developments in the shaping of Chip Kelly’s coaching staff for the Philadelphia Eagles. For one, we know who will be the defensive coordinator for the next era of Eagles football. According to CSNPhilly, Billy Davis, who most recently was the linebackers coach for the Cleveland Browns, will step into the position. So...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Chip Kelly’s coaching staff continues to take shape with reported hiring defensive coordinator and offensive line coach

It’s been a long wait but Thursday provided some significant developments in the shaping of Chip Kelly’s coaching staff for the Philadelphia Eagles. For one, we know who will be the defensive coordinator for the next era of Eagles football. According to CSNPhilly, Billy Davis, who most recently was the linebackers coach for the Cleveland Browns, will step into the position. So...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Chip Kelly’s coaching staff continues to take shape with reported hiring defensive coordinator and offensive line coach

It’s been a long wait but Thursday provided some significant developments in the shaping of Chip Kelly’s coaching staff for the Philadelphia Eagles. For one, we know who will be the defensive coordinator for the next era of Eagles football. According to CSNPhilly, Billy Davis, who most recently was the linebackers coach for the Cleveland Browns, will step into the position. So...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Vick to remain on Philadelphia Eagles roster past February 6 deadline

  For the entire 2012 season, we’ve thought that February 6, 2013—three days after the Super Bowl—was the do-or-die deadline for the Philadelphia Eagles to make a decision on whether Mike Vick would stay or go. It now appears as if that is not the case. The team has a bit more wiggle room. It was previously thought that if Vick remained on the roster on February 6 the Birds...
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February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles raise ticket prices after abysmal season

Have a miserable 4-12 season and looking for a way to get back into the good graces of your fans? Why, why not raise ticket prices! That is, at least, what you do if you’re the Philadelphia Eagles. The team will raise ticket prices for the first time since 2009 for the 2013 season. The increase amounts to an $8 increase on average, or 9.45% increase. Per the Eagles’ website:...
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February 01, 2013  |  2 Comments

Mike Vick, Nick Foles or…Dennis Dixon?

Dennis Dixon In the unending speculation about who will be under center for the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2013 season, several names have been tossed around. Is Mike Vick more likely to stay with the team in Chip Kelly’s spread offense? Will Coach Kelly like what he sees in Nick Foles’ progress? Who knows, but it sounds like one thing Kelly will want to do is reunite with a...
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss
NOT A HACKJOB

McCoy apologizes for Twitter tirade

Eagles running back LeSean McCoy issued an apology for going on a Twitter tirade against the mother of his young child over the weekend.

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January 28, 2013  |  1 Comment

LeSean McCoy’s baby mama drama unfolds in explicit detail on Twitter

Well. LeSean McCoy certainly had an eventful night. And lucky for us, we got to all see the drama unfold real time on Twitter. Ah, the beauty of social media. It all started innocently enough. Shady is currently on vacation in Puerto Rico and sent a tweet out about boasting of his enjoyment. Nothing unusual there. But then, his  baby mama chose to make a correction to the spelling...
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January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Are the days of the Philadelphia Eagles’ 4-3 defense numbered?

A new head coach means that change is afoot everywhere with the Philadelphia Eagles organization. There are huge questions surrounding the supporting cast that will surround Chip Kelly. It appears that the offensive coordinator piece is in place, with former Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur reportedly joining on with the Eagles. The move marks Shurmur’s return to Philadelphia...
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January 23, 2013  |  1 Comment

Details of Chip Kelly’s’ contract emerge

The Philadelphia Eagles got their man when they landed head coach Chip Kelly last week, but at what cost? Details have emerged about the details of the contract that secured Kelly’s landing in Philly. They reveal that the former Oregon coach is now one of the highest paid in the NFL. Kelly inked a five-year deal totaling $32 million according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The contract...
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January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Morning Muse: Chip Kelly and the whirlwind of the past 24 hours

What a whirlwind the past 24-48 hours have been for the Philadelphia Eagles. On Tuesday, all eyes were on Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley. By midday on Wednesday, Bradley was forgotten when word broke that Oregon coach Chip Kelly had reversed course and decided to come to the NFL and, specifically, to Philadelphia. Now that the question of who the head coach is settled...
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly is the new coach of the Philadelphia Eagles

Oregon no more: Chip Kelly, the next coach of the Philadelphia Eagles In all the twists and turns of the Philadelphia Eagles head coaching search, absolutely no one saw this coming. But, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Oregon head coach Chip Kelly has done an about-face and decided that yes, he wants to come to the NFL and indeed, the team he wants to coach for is the Philadelphia...
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Could Gus Bradley be the next head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles?

Is the face of the Philadelphia Eagles’ future? Image via GCobb.com. The Philadelphia Eagles head coaching search has continued with plenty of twists and turns, including a revelation that the team interviewed broadcaster Brian Billick last week. On Monday, the team interviewed Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden and former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt...
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January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles release statement about lack of success landing college coaching candidates

The third college head coach that the Philadelphia Eagles have interviewed in their search for a head coach, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly, has decided to stay with his current institution rather than make a leap at the NFL. In an effort to create a sense that the search is still very much on track, the team released a statement about this fact on Saturday evening. “There is no question...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles release statement about lack of success landing college coaching candidates

The third college head coach that the Philadelphia Eagles have interviewed in their search for a head coach, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly, has decided to stay with his current institution rather than make a leap at the NFL. In an effort to create a sense that the search is still very much on track, the team released a statement about this fact on Saturday evening. “There is no question...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles release statement about lack of success landing college coaching candidates

The third college head coach that the Philadelphia Eagles have interviewed in their search for a head coach, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly, has decided to stay with his current institution rather than make a leap at the NFL. In an effort to create a sense that the search is still very much on track, the team released a statement about this fact on Saturday evening. “There is no question...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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