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Chip Kelly No Longer Worries About Sam Bradford’s Knee
August 27th, 2015 at 1:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** Sam Bradford's knee was arguably the biggest cause for concern heading into training camp. Now, Chip Kelly says that the Philadelphia Eagles' coaching staff does not worry about Bradford from a physical standpoint. Kelly was asked on Thursday if being cautious with Bradford in preseason games outweighs wanting to see...

Zach Ertz’ Status for Season Opener Still Unknown
August 26th, 2015 at 4:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles could be without Zach Ertz when they open the season against the Atlanta Falcons on September 14th. Ertz is still recovering from core muscle surgery that took place on August 14th. He has already been ruled out for the rest of the preseason and is slowly...

NFL and Chip Kelly Don’t See Eye-to-Eye on Suggs’ Hit
August 24th, 2015 at 1:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Monday morning the NFL's head of officiating, Dean Blandino, was on the NFL Network and said that Terrell Suggs' low hit on Sam Bradford was, "not a foul". If the quarterback has an option, he's considered a runner until he either clearly doesn't have the football, or he re-establishes...

Sam Bradford Got Hit Low Early in His First Preseason Game
August 23rd, 2015 at 2:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** The biggest question on everyone's mind, including Sam Bradford's, was how would the quarterback respond to getting hit for the first time in a year. It didn't take long to find out. Early in the first quarter, Bradford ran a read-option play and handed the ball off to Darren Sproles....

The Philadelphia Eagles Release Earl Wolff
August 21st, 2015 at 5:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** In an unsurprising move, the Philadelphia Eagles have released safety Earl Wolff on Friday. News of the release was first reported by Philly Mag's Tim McManus. Wolff had missed all of the team's OTAs in the spring and the majority of training camp while recovering from microfracture surgery that took...

Marcus Smith to Get MRI on Hamstring.
August 20th, 2015 at 7:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles are getting uncomfortably thin at outside linebacker. Marcus Smith was carted off the field on Thursday with a hamstring injury. The injury occurred during the special team's portion of Thursday's joint practice with the Baltimore Ravens. He was said to be locked up with a member of...

Philadelphia Eagles Injury Update for Tuesday.
August 18th, 2015 at 5:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Kiko Alonso returned to practice on Tuesday being sidelined since suffering a concussion on August 9th. Chip Kelly said during his morning press conference that although Alonso has been cleared to return to practice, the coaching staff will ease him back into things. "I think mentally he's good," Kelly...

Sam Bradford Will not Play Against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday
August 14th, 2015 at 1:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chip Kelly announced to the media on Friday morning that Sam Bradford will not play the Philadelphia Eagles preseason opener on Sunday. Kelly said that Bradford is a "full-go" and that it was his decision to hold him back. He acknowledged that Bradford might be upset with him over the decision,...

Eight Players Missed Practice on Thursday
August 13th, 2015 at 5:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles were missing eight players from Thursday's practice. Half of them are potential starters. DeMarco Murray was once again held out of practice on Thursday. This was his second straight day being held out. He has suited up for most practices only to go through positional drills before getting...

JaCorey Shepherd Tears ACL During Sunday’s Practice
August 10th, 2015 at 1:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles announced that rookie cornerback JaCorey Shepherd has a torn ACL in his right knee. The injury was sustained at the team's open practice at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday. Shepherd was thought the be the replacement for the recently traded Brandon Boykin at nickel. Head coach spoke highly of...

Kiko Alonso and DeMarco Murray Miss Practice on Thursday.
August 6th, 2015 at 5:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles were missing two potential starters during practice on Thursday. Kiko Alonso has a concussion according to the team. Alonso likely sustained the injury during practice on Tuesday. It is not known when the injury occurred during practice. Even though head coach Chip Kelly does not allow any...

Sam Bradford Says Knee Feels Great After Four Practices
August 6th, 2015 at 4:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to Sam Bradford, his twice surgically repaired left knee is doing "great" after the first four practices of training camp. The success of the Philadelphia Eagles season depends on whether or not Bradford plays all 16 games, or even the majority of them. The general felling around the...

Outside Linebacker Travis Long Suffers ACL Tear on Monday
August 3rd, 2015 at 6:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Travis Long tore his ACL during Monday's practice. He is out of the season. He missed last season due to an ACL tear. It is his third ACL tear in three years, and the second to his left knee. It is unclear how the...

Philadelphia Eagles Waive Running Back Matthew Tucker
July 28th, 2015 at 11:25 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles announced Monday that they have waived running back Matthew Tucker due to a "non-football injury". Tim McManus, of the Philadelphia Inquire reported that Tucker underwent surgery to repair a torn quad and that it would take 8-9 months to recover. Tucker was signed by the Eagles in 2013 as...

Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Sam Bradford Almost Retired After Second ACL Tear.
March 30th, 2015 at 5:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** After Sam Bradford tore his ACL in August for the second time in nine months it left him wondering if his career in the NFL was over. The former Heisman winning quarterback has not played in a regular season NFL game since week seven of the 2013 season, and with...

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 QB Mark Sanchez and WR Jordan Matthews Formed Connection in Training Camp
November 12th, 2014 at 1:14 PM
What Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez and wide receiver Jordan Matthews did on Monday night against the Carolina Panthers was formed in training camp. The two players were both working with the second team at that time and were able to form a connection through those reps. Fast forward months...

Philadelphia Eagles Activate G Evan Mathis, Place G Todd Herremans on Injured Reserve
November 5th, 2014 at 10:34 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles continue to move around pieces of their offensive line due to injuries. Just when the team activated guard Evan Mathis from the injured reserve, guard Todd Herremans injured his bicep. He will be placed on the injured reserve list, which ends his 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Mathis suffered a sprained...

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 C Jason Kelce and RB Darren Sproles Expected to Play Sunday
November 1st, 2014 at 10:52 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles list center Jason Kelce and running back Darren Sproles as probable for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans. Both Kelce and Sproles missed the Eagles' heartbreaking loss to the Arizona Cardinals last week. The return of both players is a huge boost to the offense. ***PHOTO1*** Kelce has been...