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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...

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...

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...

Philadelphia Eagles Safety Malcolm Jenkins Acknowledges Secondary Needs to Improve
January 2nd, 2015 at 1:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** There are several reasons why the Philadelphia Eagles are not getting ready for a playoff game this season. Some might say that they Eagles failed to reach the post season this year because of the quarterback play, some may say that they need to get help at the...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Chip Kelly Says Evaluations Will Take Time
December 29th, 2014 at 5:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** There are three things in life that are "certainties": Death, Taxes, and no professional sports team's roster will look the same for multiple years. The Philadelphia Eagles regular season ended no more than 24 hours ago and the main topic around the Philadelphia area today is clear: What will the Eagles...

Philadelphia Eagles are Officially Eliminated from Playoffs
December 21st, 2014 at 8:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles were 9-3 on the season entering December. Going to the playoffs seemed like a given. The Eagles were coming off an impressive win over the Dallas Cowboys in Dallas on Thanksgiving. They had two big games to start off the month, a home game...

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 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...

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 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 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 Should Return Key Players from Injury for Third Preseason Game
August 19th, 2014 at 7:47 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles received some good news on the injury front as wide receiver Riley Cooper and cornerback Nolan Carroll are back at practice. Both players have not seen any preseason action due to injury, but will have a chance to play in the regular season dress rehearsal Thursday against...

Free Agent Frenzy: Philadelphia Eagles Bolstering Their Secondary
March 13th, 2014 at 10:50 PM
After going on a free agent signing spree over the past few off-seasons, the Philadelphia Eagles are taking the slow and quiet approach to the free agent market this year.  Free agents that were supposed to make the defense better turned out to be a bust (ex. Nnamdi Asomugha, Patrick...

Injury Update: Philadelphia Eagles Expecting Two Defensive Starters to Return After Bye Week
November 22nd, 2013 at 9:00 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles are in healing mode as they have been bit by the injury bug multiple times since training camp.  However, the Eagles finally have some good news for the defense as they expect two of their starters to be back and ready for action after the bye week. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Philadelphia Eagles Sign CB Curtis Marsh; Team Preparing for a QB not Named Aaron Rodgers
November 6th, 2013 at 10:09 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles had an open roster spot after the team made a trade with the New England Patriots that sent defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga up north.  They have finally filled that position with the signing of cornerback Curtis Marsh who will bring much needed depth at an already thin...

Injury Report: Philadelphia Eagles Secondary Hurting
October 3rd, 2013 at 2:20 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles secondary is hurting, both physically and on the field.  They are only four games into the season, and besides the overall poor play from the secondary, injuries have been a contributing factor. ***PHOTO1*** Free safety Patrick Chung and cornerback Brandon Boykin have been sidelined at practice with shoulder injuries. ...

As Expected, Cornerback Brandon Hughes Released
September 24th, 2013 at 10:05 PM
As reported by CSNPhilly.com, the Philadelphia Eagles released cornerback Brandon Hughes on Monday.  Hughes was on injured reserve with a hamstring injury. ***PHOTO1*** The move doesn't come as a surprise as he was released once already this season and then ended up on injured reserve in the second week.  The first time...

Philadelphia Eagles Add Depth to Secondary, Sign Cornerback Roc Carmichael
September 18th, 2013 at 11:55 PM
With cornerback Brandon Hughes being put on injured reserve, the Philadelphia Eagles added depth to the secondary with the signing of cornerback Roc Carmichael. ***PHOTO1*** Hughes was resigned by the Eagles prior to the San Diego Chargers game and played during the Chargers game.  However, he suffered a hamstring injury and hasn't...