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Philadelphia Eagles Fail to Take Control of NFC East, Lose to Cowboys 38-27
December 15th, 2014 at 6:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles lost to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night 38-27 in what may be the most frustrating game of the season for the Birds. Whoever won the game would take a one game lead in the NFC East with just two weeks remaining in the season. With the...

Philadelphia Eagles Need to Give LeSean McCoy the Ball to Beat the Dallas Cowboys
December 14th, 2014 at 7:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has said numerous times throughout the year that most defenses have been playing the Eagles with a single high safety. When the defense aligns themselves this way, it is easy to understand why teams would pass the ball more; there are favorable numbers and...

Philadelphia Eagles Coach Chip Kelly’s Approach to Sunday’s Game
December 11th, 2014 at 9:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles host the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night in what has become a season defining game. The Eagles and Cowboys are two of four teams in the NFC with a 9-4 record going into this weekend. If the season were to end today the Cowboys...

Philadelphia Eagles Will Beat the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday Because…
December 9th, 2014 at 7:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles will host the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday night. A game that has turned into a must win game for both teams after the Eagles lost to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, and the Cowboys beat the Chicago Bears last Thursday. ...

Philadelphia Eagles Fall to the Seattle Seahawks 24-14.
December 8th, 2014 at 2:10 PM
There was a feeling all week in Philadelphia that the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Philadelphia Eagles meant so much more than just a Week 14 game. Both teams are in the playoff picture late in the season and it was a battle for positioning. The Seahawks needed...

Philadelphia Eagles Know Dallas Cowboys’ Strength is Along Offensive Line
November 25th, 2014 at 9:28 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys are preparing for a Thanksgiving Day showdown with the winner taking control of the NFC East. As the rivals are set to meet in Dallas, the Eagles are putting their focus on the Cowboy's offensive line. Dallas boasts one of the best units in...

Philadelphia Eagles Preparing for Aggressive Tennessee Titans Defense
November 21st, 2014 at 3:11 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles understand that the Tennessee Titans want to bring pressure. Tennessee is one of the most aggressive defenses in the NFL in terms of bringing the blitz and loading the box. The Titans use a Cover 0 defensive scheme to maximize their ability to send extra players on...

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 with the Tennessee Titans this Sunday. Specifically, Philly has placed safety Earl Wolff on injured reserve, which will end his season. Philadelphia then signed cornerback Roc Carmichael to the active roster to fill in...

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...