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Category: ‘Defense’

Philadelphia Eagles Hire New Assistant Linebackers Coach
February 18th, 2015 at 1:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles announced the hiring of Brian Smith as an assistant linebackers coach on Wednesday morning. Smith, 35, started his coaching career at the University of Massachusetts in 2004. He spent the '04 season coaching the linebackers, and then moved to the offensive side of the ball where he...

Philadelphia Eagles Nate Allen Detained by Police in Florida
February 16th, 2015 at 10:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** 6ABC.com in Philadelphia is reporting that Philadelphia Eagles safety Nate Allen was detained by police in Fort Myers, Florida on Monday afternoon. Details about why he was detained remain unknown, but they should be released in the next day or two. Allen is from Fort Myers and was drafted in 2010...

Philadelphia Eagles 2015 Draft Preview: Marcus Peters, CB, Washington
February 16th, 2015 at 6:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles will almost certainly take a defensive back with the 20th overall selection in this year's NFL Draft. A few mock drafts have the Eagles selecting Washington's Marcus Peters in the first round. Peters is arguably the best cornerback in this year's draft. Physically, he has everything...

Philadelphia Eagles 2015 Draft Preview: Jalen Collins, CB, LSU
February 9th, 2015 at 7:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles will likely look to draft a defensive back in the first round. They have to. Drafting Marcus Mariota would be great, but to move up high in the draft to get Mariota the Eagles would have to give up a lot. In recent years the Eagles offense...

Philadelphia Eagles 2015 Draft Preview: Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
February 8th, 2015 at 6:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** During the second half of the 2014 season it became painfully obvious that the Philadelphia Eagles need help in the secondary. The secondary finished the season in the bottom ten in the league in almost every category: yards per game, touchdowns allowed, average yards per completion... etc. The Eagles will most...

The Philadelphia Eagles 7 Unrestricted Free Agents
February 5th, 2015 at 7:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles have seven unrestricted free agents that will hit the open market in March. There will certainly be players released that are currently still under contract with the Eagles as the off-season goes on. Here is a look at the seven players who may have played...

Philadelphia Eagles Announce Changes to Staff
January 19th, 2015 at 8:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles announced changes to the coaching staff. The Eagles defensive backs will now be coached by Cory Undlin, who was the defensive back coach with the Denver Broncos last season. Justin Peelle has been promoted and will now be the tight ends coach. Undlin comes to Philadelphia...

Philadelphia Eagles Chip Kelly is a Busy Man Leading up to Draft
January 14th, 2015 at 2:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** At the beginning of the month Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffery Lurie gave Chip Kelly the final say in any personnel decisions. It is now solely Kelly's decision when it comes to whom they Eagles will select in the NFL Draft in late April. On Monday Kelly was in Arlington,...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Chip Kelly Now Has No Excuse.
January 5th, 2015 at 1:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last Friday Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie announced "structural changes" within the organization. Among the changes, he announced that head coach Chip Kelly is in charge of all personnel decisions. Throughout the season there were several reports by unnamed sources that said Kelly and, then general manager, Howie Roseman...

Philadelphia Eagles Safety Malcolm Jenkins Acknowledges Secondary Needs to Improve
January 2nd, 2015 at 1:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** There are several reasons why the Philadelphia Eagles are not getting ready for a playoff game this season. Some might say that they Eagles failed to reach the post season this year because of the quarterback play, some may say that they need to get help at the...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Chip Kelly Says Evaluations Will Take Time
December 29th, 2014 at 5:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** There are three things in life that are "certainties": Death, Taxes, and no professional sports team's roster will look the same for multiple years. The Philadelphia Eagles regular season ended no more than 24 hours ago and the main topic around the Philadelphia area today is clear: What will the Eagles...

Philadelphia Eagles Beat the New York Giants in Season Finale, 34-26.
December 28th, 2014 at 5:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles beat the New York Giants on Sunday afternoon, 34-26, in the season finale in the Meadowlands. The Eagles finish the season with the same record they had last year, 10-6, but will not make the playoffs this season. Eli Manning led the Giants down the field on...

Five Philadelphia Eagles Voted to Pro Bowl
December 24th, 2014 at 8:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** The NFL announced the fan voting results for the Pro Bowl that takes place on January 25th this year in Arizona. Five Philadelphia Eagles have been voted in: LeSean McCoy, Connor Barwin, Jason Peters, Jason Kelce, and Darren Sproles as a return specialist. McCoy is going to this...

Philadelphia Eagles are Officially Eliminated from Playoffs
December 21st, 2014 at 8:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles were 9-3 on the season entering December. Going to the playoffs seemed like a given. The Eagles were coming off an impressive win over the Dallas Cowboys in Dallas on Thanksgiving. They had two big games to start off the month, a home game...

Philadelphia Eagles Look to Extend Contract of Brandon Graham
December 17th, 2014 at 2:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** On the same day that Philadelphia Eagles' Head Coach Chip Kelly announced that Trent Cole would be missing Saturday's game at outside linebacker, there are reports that the Eagles are trying to extend Brandon Graham's contract. Graham is in the last year of his five year, $15,935,185 contract he signed...

Philadelphia Eagles Fail to Take Control of NFC East, Lose to Cowboys 38-27
December 15th, 2014 at 6:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles lost to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night 38-27 in what may be the most frustrating game of the season for the Birds. Whoever won the game would take a one game lead in the NFC East with just two weeks remaining in the season. With the...

Philadelphia Eagles Need to Give LeSean McCoy the Ball to Beat the Dallas Cowboys
December 14th, 2014 at 7:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has said numerous times throughout the year that most defenses have been playing the Eagles with a single high safety. When the defense aligns themselves this way, it is easy to understand why teams would pass the ball more; there are favorable numbers and...

Philadelphia Eagles Coach Chip Kelly’s Approach to Sunday’s Game
December 11th, 2014 at 9:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles host the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night in what has become a season defining game. The Eagles and Cowboys are two of four teams in the NFC with a 9-4 record going into this weekend. If the season were to end today the Cowboys...

Philadelphia Eagles Will Beat the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday Because…
December 9th, 2014 at 7:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles will host the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday night. A game that has turned into a must win game for both teams after the Eagles lost to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, and the Cowboys beat the Chicago Bears last Thursday. ...

Philadelphia Eagles Fall to the Seattle Seahawks 24-14.
December 8th, 2014 at 2:10 PM
There was a feeling all week in Philadelphia that the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Philadelphia Eagles meant so much more than just a Week 14 game. Both teams are in the playoff picture late in the season and it was a battle for positioning. The Seahawks needed...