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Philadelphia Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks Out, CB Brandon Boykin Questionable for Sunday
October 3rd, 2014 at 3:03 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles are dealing with two key injuries on defense in preparation for Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams. The Eagles will be without the services of linebacker Mychal Kendricks, who missed the last two games with a calf injury and will miss the Rams game as well....

Philadelphia Eagles S Malcolm Jenkins Proving to Be Vital Playmaker on Defense
October 1st, 2014 at 10:37 AM
After the revolving door of safeties the Philadelphia Eagles have had in the last few years, Malcolm Jenkins was signed as a free agent this offseason to stabilize the position. He has come in and made a tremendous impact for the Eagles with his playmaking ability. ***PHOTO1*** “We were expecting a lot...

Philadelphia Eagles Chip Kelly on Jason Kelce Injury and Cary Williams’ Comments
September 23rd, 2014 at 1:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles have had an eventful couple of days since they defeated the Washington Redskins 37-34 to improve to 3-0 on the 2014 season. During the game, the Eagles lost center Jason Kelce to an abdominal injury, which will cost him significant time. Head coach Chip Kelly also had...

Philadelphia Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks Ruled Out Sunday Against Washington Redskins
September 19th, 2014 at 2:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles were dealt a blow today, when linebacker Mychal Kendricks was ruled out for their game Sunday against the Washington Redskins. It does not come as a surprise with Kendricks being unable to practice at all this week, but the team was holding out hope until today. Kendricks left...

Philadelphia Eagles Wednesday Injury Report: LB Mychal Kendricks Day to Day
September 17th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles sent out their injury report for Wednesday in preparation for their game Sunday with the Washington Redskins. The most significant name on the list is linebacker Mychal Kendricks, who left Monday night's game with a calf injury. Eagles' defensive coordinator Bill Davis said Kendricks was “day to...

Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles Shines in 30-27 Comeback Win Against Indianapolis Colts
September 16th, 2014 at 11:48 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles are a second half team. They erased a 17 point deficit in week one against the Jacksonville Jaguars and a 14 deficit against the Indianapolis Colts Monday night. The Eagles improve to 2-0 on the season in part because of an outstanding performance by running back Darren...

Philadelphia Eagles at Indianapolis Monday Night Game Preview
September 15th, 2014 at 10:39 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles will look to get off to a 2-0 start against the Indianapolis Colts Monday night. The Colts come into the game after losing to the Denver Broncos in the first week of the season. The teams meet on Monday Night Football in front of a national audience. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Philadelphia Eagles Defense Set for Serious Test Against QB Andrew Luck
September 12th, 2014 at 2:01 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles defense will face a significant challenge Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts, specifically quarterback Andrew Luck. Luck is one of the best young signal callers in the league so the Eagles defense and especially the secondary must be prepared. ***PHOTO1*** Luck threw the ball 53 times last week in...

Philadelphia Eagles Place Three Players on IR, Evan Mathis Designated to Return
September 9th, 2014 at 7:48 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles suffered a number of significant injuries in their 34-17 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the season opener. The team announced right tackle Allen Barbre and linebacker Najee Goode are headed to the injured reserve which ends their season. The team also announced guard Evan Mathis will...

Philadelphia Eagles Offense Set for Test Against Improved Jacksonville Jaguars Defense
September 4th, 2014 at 2:48 PM
When you think of the Jacksonville Jaguars, defense is not the first thing that comes to mind. However, since the team hired Gus Bradley to be their head coach last season, the Jaguars' defense is on the rise. As a result, the Philadelphia Eagles are ready for a test from...

Philadelphia Eagles Sign LB Colton Underwood to Practice Squad
September 3rd, 2014 at 11:08 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed linebacker Colton Underwood to their practice squad. The signing has filled all 10 spots on the practice squad heading into the Eagles week one match-up against the Jacksonville Jaguars. ***PHOTO1*** Underwood played his college football at Illinois State and was signed as an undrafted free agent by...

Philadelphia Eagles Preseason Finale Against New York Jets: Players to Watch
August 28th, 2014 at 1:09 PM
For the Philadelphia Eagles, the fourth preseason game against the New York Jets is all about evaluating the players who are on the roster bubble. The starters are expected to play very little, if at all, so the coaching staff can give the opportunity to other players fighting to be...

Takeaways from the Philadelphia Eagles Convincing Win Over Pittsburgh Steelers in Third Preseason Game
August 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
If the third preseason game is the dress rehearsal for the regular season, then the Philadelphia Eagles are ready to raise the curtain. The Eagles first team offense and defense dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night, cruising to a convincing win. This will be the last time the Eagles starters...

Philadelphia Eagles Against Pittsburgh Steelers Third Preseason Game: Players to Watch
August 21st, 2014 at 12:13 PM
With the third preseason game considered the dress rehearsal for the regular season, the Philadelphia Eagles will host the Pittsburgh Steelers tonight. It will be important for the first team offense and defense to get extended reps as well as the players vying for a roster spot to make an...

Philadelphia Eagles Should Return Key Players from Injury for Third Preseason Game
August 19th, 2014 at 7:47 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles received some good news on the injury front as wide receiver Riley Cooper and cornerback Nolan Carroll are back at practice. Both players have not seen any preseason action due to injury, but will have a chance to play in the regular season dress rehearsal Thursday against...

Takeaways from the Philadelphia Eagles Preseason Week 2 Loss to New England Patriots
August 16th, 2014 at 1:57 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles dropped their second preseason game to the New England Patriots in a 42-35 shootout. After the two teams practiced against each other earlier in the week, the game was a penalty fest and sloppy at times. Despite those issues, there were plenty of positives and negatives to...

Philadelphia Eagles Preseason Week Two Against New England Patriots: Players to Watch
August 15th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles play their second preseason game tonight against the New England Patriots. The two team practiced together this week in joint sessions and now see each other on the field. Here are the players to watch for the Eagles. ***VIDEO1*** Quarterbacks Nick Foles got off to a rocky start in the...

Takeaways from the Philadelphia Eagles Preseason Opening Loss to Chicago Bears
August 9th, 2014 at 9:56 AM
The first preseason game is really about knocking off the rust and starting the evaluation process of players. In the Philadelphia Eagles preseason opening 34-28 loss against the Chicago Bears, the team has several ups and downs. That's how it goes in the preseason. ***VIDEO1*** Quarterback Nick Foles struggled in his first...

Philadelphia Eagles LB Jake Knott Suspended for First Four Games of 2014 Season
April 4th, 2014 at 11:23 PM
For the first four games of the 2014 season, the Philadelphia Eagles will be without linebacker Jake Knott.  The linebacker was handed a four game suspension by the NFL for violation of the performance-enhancing substances policy that the league has in place. ***PHOTO1*** With all of these policies in place, players need...

Free Agent Frenzy: Philadelphia Eagles Bolstering Their Secondary
March 13th, 2014 at 10:50 PM
After going on a free agent signing spree over the past few off-seasons, the Philadelphia Eagles are taking the slow and quiet approach to the free agent market this year.  Free agents that were supposed to make the defense better turned out to be a bust (ex. Nnamdi Asomugha, Patrick...