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The Philadelphia Eagles Waive Running Back Kevin Monangai
September 1st, 2015 at 3:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles' roster is now down to 75 after waiving Kevin Monangai, according to Jeff McLane. All NFL teams have to cut their rosters down to 75 players before Tuesday's 4pm deadline. Monangai was signed before training camp as an undrafted free agent and never really had a chance...

Chip Kelly Says You Shouldn’t Read into Matt Barkley Starting on Thursday
September 1st, 2015 at 1:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** Matt Barkley broke the news to reporters on Monday that he would be starting Thursday's game over Tim Tebow. Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly confirmed Barkley's statement on Tuesday, but also said that does not mean Barkley is ahead of Tebow in the quarterback competition. Kelly has said...

Matt Barkley Says He Will Start Against the New York Jets on Thursday
August 31st, 2015 at 3:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** Matt Barkley told reporters on Monday that he will start the preseason finale on Thursday at MetLife Stadium against the New York Jets. It will be Barkley's first start in an NFL game. Barkley and Tim Tebow have been competing for the third quarterback spot during training camp, and will...

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....

Chip Kelly is Getting ‘increasingly Excited’ About Tim Tebow, According to Report.
August 21st, 2015 at 4:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** A question that Chip Kelly seems to get asked every press conference is how he feels Tim Tebow is doing in practice. His answer is always the same, but how it is reported is always different. According to a tweet from ESPN's Dianna Maria Russni, Chip Kelly is getting "increasingly...

DeMarco Murray is Ready to Play on Saturday… If Chip Kelly Lets Him.
August 19th, 2015 at 4:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** DeMarco Murray has not done a whole lot during his first training camp with the Philadelphia Eagles. He has been held out of a few practices by Chip Kelly and did not play in the team's first preseason game on Sunday. Kelly admitted earlier this week that the only one...

Sam Bradford Had a Solid Practice Against the Baltimore Ravens
August 19th, 2015 at 4:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Sam Bradford faced an opposing defense for the first time in nearly a year on Wednesday. He showed some encouraging signs for the Eagles' coaching staff and fans. Bradford finished the day going 20/25 in the team portions of practice, according to Eliot Shorr-Parks of NJ.com. He threw back-to-back red zone...

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...

Matt Barkley Impresses, Mark Sanchez Disappoints, Tim Tebow Shows Signs of Improvement in First Preseason Game
August 17th, 2015 at 4:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** The biggest storyline for the Philadelphia Eagles this training camp has been the ongoing quarterback competition. Chip Kelly has said that the Eagles will only have three quarterbacks on the roster once the regular season starts. To nobody's surprise, Kelly announced on Friday that Sam Bradford would not be playing...

Nelson Agholor Shows His Speed in Preseason Opener
August 17th, 2015 at 3:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** Nelson Agholor's first reception in an NFL game went for a touchdown, it also showed just why the Philadelphia Eagles thought so highly of the receiver out of USC. In the first quarter, Mark Sanchez threw the ball out to Agholor who ran a quick hitch. The ball looked like it...

Philadelphia Eagles List Tim Tebow as 4th Quarterback on Unofficial Depth Chart
August 14th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles released their first unofficial depth chart on Friday. Tim Tebow is listed as the fourth quarterback. Apparently they also have four starting right guards. The Eagles have their four quarterbacks listed as Sam Bradford, Mark Sanchez, Matt Barkley, and Tim Tebow. Of course, this could change at any...

Zach Ertz Will not Play in the Preseason
August 14th, 2015 at 1:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chip Kelly informed the media that Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz will be playing during the preseason. Ertz will be sidelined for the next couple weeks with a "core muscle" injury. Kelly said that Ertz will be ready to go week 1 against the Atlanta Falcons. Ertz was reportedly...

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,...

Peter King Gives His Opinion of the Philadelphia Eagles
August 13th, 2015 at 7:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** Peter King of MMQB.com visited the Philadelphia Eagles training camp on Thursday. He spent time talking to Josh Paunil of Phillymag.com. It's interesting to see what someone as respected as King thinks of the Eagles heading into the 2015 season. King had some interesting things to say about the quarterbacks and...

DeMarco Murray Inactivity During Training Camp is a Mystery
August 12th, 2015 at 9:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** DeMarco Murray is becoming a major storyline so far for the Philadelphia Eagles. Murray started off training camp --just ten days ago-- by being held out of the team portion of the first practice. Chip Kelly said his hydration levels were off and they were preventing a possible injury from occurring. He...

Darren Sproles Expected to Have Expanded Role This Season
August 8th, 2015 at 2:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last season, Darren Sproles was arguably the Philadelphia Eagles' MVP in the first half of the season. As the season progressed it seemed his role was reduced, leaving many wondering why he was not being used more in the offense. With the additions of DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews, Sproles...

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...