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Will Marcus Smith Make the Final Roster?
September 2nd, 2015 at 4:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** Marcus Smith was thought to have had needed a strong training camp in order to make the Philadelphia Eagles' final roster. To put it lightly, the Eagles' first round pick from a year ago, had a disappointing rookie season. One in which he did not record a single tackle and was...

Kiko Alonso Thinks He Will Play Thursday Night
September 1st, 2015 at 2:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** Kiko Alonso says he thinks he will finally make his Philadelphia Eagles' debut on Thursday night. Alonso has been held out of all the preseason games so far while he recovers from a torn ACL and knee tendonitis. Assuming that Alonso actually plays on Thursday --he said he was going to...

The Philadelphia Eagles Reportedly Release Emmanuel Acho
August 27th, 2015 at 4:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to several reports, the Philadelphia Eagles have released inside linebacker Emmanuel Acho due to a thumb injury that requires surgery. The team has yet to confirm or deny the reports, but his locker was reportedly empty on Thursday. Acho was acquired by the Eagles in a 2013 trade that...

The Philadelphia Eagles Extend Mychal Kendricks’ Contract
August 25th, 2015 at 12:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles and linebacker Mychal Kendricks agreed to a four year contract extension on Monday. The deal is reportedly worth $29 million over the four years with $16.4 million guaranteed. Kendricks', who was entering his final year of his rookie contract, name had come up several times over the...

The Philadelphia Eagles Sign Safety Brandan Bishop
August 24th, 2015 at 11:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles have announced on Monday the signing of safety Brandan Bishop. The signing of Bishop fills the void left when the team released Earl Wolff on Friday. The Eagles currently have 90 players on their roster. Bishop is a 6-1, 208 pound safety who went undrafted in the 2013...

The Philadelphia Eagles Release Earl Wolff
August 21st, 2015 at 5:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** In an unsurprising move, the Philadelphia Eagles have released safety Earl Wolff on Friday. News of the release was first reported by Philly Mag's Tim McManus. Wolff had missed all of the team's OTAs in the spring and the majority of training camp while recovering from microfracture surgery that took...

Marcus Smith to Get MRI on Hamstring.
August 20th, 2015 at 7:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles are getting uncomfortably thin at outside linebacker. Marcus Smith was carted off the field on Thursday with a hamstring injury. The injury occurred during the special team's portion of Thursday's joint practice with the Baltimore Ravens. He was said to be locked up with a member of...

Philadelphia Eagles Injury Update for Tuesday.
August 18th, 2015 at 5:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Kiko Alonso returned to practice on Tuesday being sidelined since suffering a concussion on August 9th. Chip Kelly said during his morning press conference that although Alonso has been cleared to return to practice, the coaching staff will ease him back into things. "I think mentally he's good," Kelly...

Philadelphia Eagles List Tim Tebow as 4th Quarterback on Unofficial Depth Chart
August 14th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles released their first unofficial depth chart on Friday. Tim Tebow is listed as the fourth quarterback. Apparently they also have four starting right guards. The Eagles have their four quarterbacks listed as Sam Bradford, Mark Sanchez, Matt Barkley, and Tim Tebow. Of course, this could change at any...

JaCorey Shepherd Tears ACL During Sunday’s Practice
August 10th, 2015 at 1:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles announced that rookie cornerback JaCorey Shepherd has a torn ACL in his right knee. The injury was sustained at the team's open practice at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday. Shepherd was thought the be the replacement for the recently traded Brandon Boykin at nickel. Head coach spoke highly of...

Kiko Alonso and DeMarco Murray Miss Practice on Thursday.
August 6th, 2015 at 5:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles were missing two potential starters during practice on Thursday. Kiko Alonso has a concussion according to the team. Alonso likely sustained the injury during practice on Tuesday. It is not known when the injury occurred during practice. Even though head coach Chip Kelly does not allow any...

Outside Linebacker Travis Long Suffers ACL Tear on Monday
August 3rd, 2015 at 6:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Travis Long tore his ACL during Monday's practice. He is out of the season. He missed last season due to an ACL tear. It is his third ACL tear in three years, and the second to his left knee. It is unclear how the...

Cary Williams Rips Chip Kelly’s Methods. He May Have a Point.
June 11th, 2015 at 2:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last season, after a 37-34 win over the Washington Redskins, Cary Williams told reporters that the Philadelphia Eagles were being overworked in practice by head coach Chip Kelly. Williams was a free agent this off-season and signed with the Seattle Seahawks, and he still stands by the comments he made...

Byron Maxwell Makes Bold Perdiction for 2015 Season
May 29th, 2015 at 12:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** Byron Maxwell is coming off back-to-back Super Bowl appearances as a member of the Seattle Seahawks and when speaking to MMQB on Thursday he said there are similarities between the two organizations, and expects to heading to Super Bowl 50 with the Philadelphia Eagles. Maxwell was the top free agent cornerback...

Will the Philadelphia Eagles Target Free Agent Safety D.J. Swearinger?
May 11th, 2015 at 1:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger has apparently been released by team, this according to his personal Instagram account. One heck of an opportunity #texannation I appreciate everything and the opportunities and memories!! It's time for a new chapter and the defining moment of my career!! So long #HOUSTONTEXANS The team has yet...

The Philadelphia Eagles Anncounce the Signing of Four Rookies.
May 8th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles announced the signing of four out of the six rookies they drafted last week. They have agreed to terms with Nelson Agholor, Eric Rowe, Randall Evans, and Brian Mihalik. The Eagles signed first round pick Nelson Agholor to a four-year deal on Thursday. NFL.com's Chris Wesseling is...

The Philadelphia Eagles Select Defensive End Brian Mihalik in the Seventh Round.
May 3rd, 2015 at 2:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles finished this year's draft selecting defensive end Brian Mihalik from Boston College in the seventh round. Mihalik, 6'9" 295lbs, played for four years while attending Boston College. During his college career Mihalik recorded 86 total tackles, 16 tackles for a loss, 8.5 sacks, one interception and three forced...

The Philadelphia Eagles Select Randall Evans with Their Second Sixth Round Pick.
May 2nd, 2015 at 7:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles selected cornerback Randall Evans from Kansas State with their second pick in the sixth round. Evans is the third cornerback the Eagles have selected in this year's draft. Evans, 6'0" 200 lbs, appeared in 51 games while at Kansas State, he recorded 210 total tackles, 10.5 tackles...

The Philadelphia Eagles Select JaCorey Shepherd in the Sixth Round.
May 2nd, 2015 at 6:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** When the Philadelphia Eagles traded up in the second round they also acquired a sixth round pick from the Miami Dolphins. With that pick the Eagles selected JaCorey Shepherd, cornerback from Kansas. Shepherd started off his career in Kansas as a wide receiver. He only spent one season on the...

The Philadelphia Eagles Select Linebacker Jordan Hicks in the Third Round.
May 1st, 2015 at 6:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles selected linebacker Jordan Hicks from Texas with their third round pick. Hicks, 6'1", 234 lbs, played at Texas from 2010-2014. He appeared in 42 games at Texas, recording 231 tackles, 20.5 tackles for a loss, 5.5 sacks, and two interceptions. He tore his Achilles during the 2012 season,...