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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,...

The Philadelphia Eagles Trade up in Second Round. Select Eric Rowe, DB, Utah
May 1st, 2015 at 4:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles traded up in second round of this year's draft to select Eric Rowe, DB from Utah. Rowe appeared in 47 games at Utah. He recorded 261 total tackles, seven tackles for a loss, 1.5 sacks, three interceptions, one returned for a touchdown. He spent time playing...

Could the Philadelphia Eagles Trade an Outside Linebacker at the Draft?
April 27th, 2015 at 2:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles are thin at the outside linebacker position. Connor Barwin and Brandon Graham are obviously penciled in as week one starters. After that the talent drops off. According to Mark Eckel of NJ.Com the Eagles could end up trading an outside linebacker at some point during this weekend's...

The Philadelphia Eagles are Getting Ready to Trade Mychal Kendricks?
April 21st, 2015 at 3:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** Philadelphia Eagles starting middle linebacker Mychal Kendricks missed the first day of offseason workouts on Monday. There has been a lot of speculation that the Eagles could try to trade Kendricks and picks to move up in the draft to get Marcus Mariota. After the signing of Tim Tebow on Monday,...

The Philadelphia Eagles First Round Pick Will Be…
April 19th, 2015 at 4:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the 20th pick in this year's draft, the Philadelphia Eagles should select Landon Collins, safety out of Alabama. Assuming, of course, that Chip Kelly does not trade up or down in the first round. Ever since long-time Eagles safety, and future Hall of Famer, Brian Dawkins left the Eagles in...

Philadelphia Eagles 2015 Preseason Schedule Released
April 9th, 2015 at 5:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** The NFL released the preseason schedule today and the Philadelphia Eagles defense will be tested early on. The first preseason game for the Eagles will be against the Indianapolis Colts sometime between August 13th-17th in Philadelphia. It will be interesting to see just how much Andrew Luck plays for the...

The Philadelphia Eagles Sign Defensive Back E.J. Biggers
April 7th, 2015 at 5:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles signed defensive back E.J. Biggers to a one year contract on Tuesday. Biggers, 27, was drafted in the seventh round of the 2009 draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He spent the first three years of his career as a member of the Buccaneers before signing with...

Philadelphia Eagles Linebacker DeMeco Ryans Will Be Ready for Training Camp.
March 27th, 2015 at 7:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chip Kelly told the media that there will be competition at cornerback and safety once the Philadelphia Eagles. However, he did not discuss one important competition that will be going on this summer: Inside Linebacker. DeMeco Ryans, who will turn 31 in July, was the unquestioned leader of the Eagles...

Philadelphia Eagles Extend Bryan Braman’s Contract.
March 17th, 2015 at 6:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles extended linebacker Bryan Braman's contract on Tuesday. Braman has not played much, if at all, on defense since singing with the Eagles during the 2013 offseason. However, he has been a key contributor on one of the NFL's best special teams unit, ranking in the top five in...

The Philadelphia Eagles Sign Cornerback Walter Thurmond
March 11th, 2015 at 2:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles have signed cornerback Walter Thurmond to a one-year deal on Wednesday. Thurmond, 27, was drafted in the fourth round of the 2010 draft by the Seattle Seahawks. He spent four seasons in Seattle, helping the team win the Super Bowl in 2013 before becoming an unrestricted free...

Philadelphia Eagles and Brandon Graham Agree to Deal, According to Reports.
March 9th, 2015 at 4:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles and Brandon Graham have agreed to a deal, according to multiple reports. The contract is for four years, $6.5 million per season, $14 million guaranteed. The news of Graham staying with the Eagles was first reported by Tim McManus. Graham, 26, can be penciled in as the...

The Philadelphia Eagles and Byron Maxwell Agree to Deal, According to Reports.
March 8th, 2015 at 4:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to Jayson Broddock, and later confirmed by Jimmy Kempski of PhillyVoice, the Philadelphia Eagles and cornerback Byron Maxwell have agreed to a deal. It is said to be a five-year deal for about $54 million and $25 million guaranteed. Maxwell, 27, is thought to be the top free agent at...

Philadelphia Eagles Place Second Round Tender on Cedric Thornton
March 7th, 2015 at 12:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles have placed a second-round tender on restricted free agent defensive end Cedric Thornton. ESPN is reporting that Thornton, 26, will make $2.356 million during the 2016 season. Another team can try to sign Thornton, but they would have to give the Eagles a second round pick. Thornton signed with the...