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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...

Philadelphia Eagles and Byron Maxwell Have a Mutural Interest in Each Other.
March 5th, 2015 at 6:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles have made some big changes to their roster recently. The Eagles released Cary Williams, Trent Cole, and Todd Herremans. Traded LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills. And it seems unlikely they will resign Nate Allen, Bradley Fletcher and Brandon Graham. With all those moves it has made...

Philadelphia Eagles Trade LeSean McCoy, per Reports.
March 3rd, 2015 at 7:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Philadelphia Eagles are going to trade LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills in exchange for linebacker Kiko Alonso. McCoy, 26, was drafted by the Eagles in the second round in the 2009 draft. During his six seasons with the Eagles McCoy became the...

Reports Say the Philadelphia Eagles Will Release Trent Cole
March 3rd, 2015 at 5:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to reports, the Philadelphia Eagles will release its second all-time leader in sacks Trent Cole. Cole, 32, has spent ten seasons in Philadelphia after being drafted by the Eagles in the fifth round of the 2005 draft. During the ten years playing for the Eagles, Cole recorded 436 tackles, 85.5...

The Philadelphia Eagles Release Cornerback Cary Williams.
March 3rd, 2015 at 12:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles released cornerback Cary Williams Tuesday morning. Williams signed with the Eagles in 2013 and started every game while in Philadelphia. During his two seasons with the Eagles, Williams recorded 118 tackles, five interceptions, one sack, and 22 passes defended. Williams, 30, was a seventh round selection by...

The Philadelphia Eagles Bring in Linebacker Brad Jones for a Visit.
March 2nd, 2015 at 2:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Update: The Philadelphia Eagles have announced the signing of Brad Jones. The deal is for two years. The Philadelphia Eagles have linebacker Brad Jones is visiting the Eagles on Monday, according to CSNPhilly's Geoff Mosher. Jones, 28, was drafted in the seventh round of the 2009 draft by the Green Bay Packers....

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...