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Philadelphia Eagles Sign CB Roc Carmichael, Place S Earl Wolff on Injured Reserve
November 18th, 2014 at 1:25 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have made a few roster moves in preparation for the team's meeting this Sunday with the Tennessee Titans. The Eagles have placed safety Earl Wolff on injured reserve, which will end his season. With the roster spot vacated by Wolff, Philadelphia signed cornerback Roc Carmichael to the...

Philadelphia Eagles Learned How Far They Have to Go in Blowout Loss to Green Bay Packers
November 17th, 2014 at 1:41 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles learned a valuable lesson on Sunday in their 53-20 blowout loss to the Green Bay Packers. The Eagles now know how far away they are from the best of the best in the NFC. The Packers were able to impose their will on the Eagles and out-execute...

Philadelphia Eagles Emphasis on Turning Turnovers into Points is Paying Off
November 13th, 2014 at 8:57 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have focused on creating turnovers and turning them into points. That emphasis is really paying off so far this season. The Eagles have taken two fumbles and two interceptions back for touchdowns in 2014, which is a big reason for their 7-2 record. ***PHOTO1*** “We work our returns after...

Philadelphia Eagles Dominate All Phases in 45-21 Win Against Carolina Panthers
November 11th, 2014 at 1:18 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles did not miss a beat without starting quarterback Nick Foles Monday night in their 45-21 win against the Carolina Panthers. The Eagles relied on all three phases to comfortably roll over the Panthers. Philadelphia scored on offense, defense, and special teams to improve to 7-2 on the...

Philadelphia Eagles Place LB DeMeco Ryans on Injured Reserve, Sign S Chris Prosinski
November 3rd, 2014 at 6:07 PM
The injury to Philadelphia Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans is serious enough for the team to place him on injured reserve, which in effect ends his season. The fear was that Ryans tore his Achilles on a play in the fourth quarter of the Eagles' game against the Houston Texans. Those...

Philadelphia Eagles Defense Focusing on Containing Houston Texans RB Arian Foster
October 31st, 2014 at 12:39 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles defense will face a huge challenge Sunday trying to contain Houston Texans running back Arian Foster. Foster is the focal point of the Texans offensive attack and presents a number of problems for the Eagles. The key to a victory against Houston will be containing Foster. ***PHOTO1*** “He's got...

Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach Chip Kelly not Putting Much Weight into Trade Rumors
October 28th, 2014 at 1:31 PM
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly is not putting much weight into reports and rumors that the team could potentially be active at the NFL's trade deadline, which ends today at 4 p.m. eastern time. Kelly squashed the rumblings reported by Pro Football Talk that suggested the Eagles are in...

Blown Coverage Costs Philadelphia Eagles in 24-20 Loss to Arizona Cardinals
October 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It all came down to one play for the Philadelphia Eagles' defense. The team had a three point lead with 1:33 left on the clock. The Arizona Cardinals were facing a third down and five from their own 25 yard line. Quarterback Carson Palmer took the snap, stepped up in...

Philadelphia Eagles Will Look to Continue Rushing Success Against Stout Arizona Cardinals Defense
October 22nd, 2014 at 1:41 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have not run the football as well as they would have liked to this season. That changed against the New York Giants, when Philly put together their best rushing game of the year, racking up 203 yards on the ground. Now, the Eagles have had the bye...

Philadelphia Eagles Defense Dominates in 27-0 Win Over New York Giants
October 13th, 2014 at 10:24 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles defense has taken their fair share of criticism over the course of the season. On Sunday night against the New York Giants, the Eagles defense put together their finest effort of the year. They dominated the game and totally shut down a Giants offense that had been...

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...