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Philadelphia Eagles LeSean McCoy Talks DeSean Jackson Departure, Chip Kelly and Darren Sproles
April 13th, 2014 at 12:18 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles made one of the more surprising moves of the offseason when they released Pro Bowl wide receiver DeSean Jackson. Since then a CBS-3 report surfaced saying Jackson was a problem for head coach Chip Kelly and not well liked by his teammates. Eagles running back LeSean McCoy...

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy and Citi Thank You Program Host Football Clinic
April 12th, 2014 at 6:59 PM
Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy and Citi Thank You Program put on a great football clinic at Camden Catholic High School Saturday. The event, presented by Pro Camps, allowed more than 70 children the opportunity to meet and participate in various drills with McCoy and certified high school and...

Philadelphia Eagles Sign RB Darren Sproles to Two-Year Extension One Day After Trading for Him
March 15th, 2014 at 10:42 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles have been making mostly defensive signings in free agency this offseason.  However, one of their biggest acquisitions came on Thursday when they traded for New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles.  To make things even better, the Eagles signed Sproles to a contract extension on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** The Eagles...

LeSean McCoy Becomes First Philadelphia Eagles Running Back to Win NFC Offensive Player of the Month
January 3rd, 2014 at 9:16 PM
With the league rushing title in his hands, Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy added another award to his impressive season.  After being named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week last week, McCoy was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Month for his performances throughout December.  It's the...

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy Caps Off Season with Rushing Title, Franchise Records
December 30th, 2013 at 1:15 PM
It's been a wild season for the Philadelphia Eagles, but there was one player who was consistently the shining star of the offense since Week One.  That player would be running back LeSean McCoy.  His performance against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday night capped off a career season for McCoy. ***PHOTO1*** LEAGUE RUSHING...

LeSean McCoy Has “Snow Bowl” Gear Put on Display in Hall of Fame
December 12th, 2013 at 10:05 PM
For the second time this season, a member of the Philadelphia Eagles has been honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  The first player was quarterback Nick Foles for his record-tying seven touchdown performance against the Oakland Raiders.  This time it is running back LeSean McCoy for his performance...

The Snow Bowl: Philadelphia Eagles Plowed Through the Detroit Lions in 34-20 Victory
December 10th, 2013 at 7:40 PM
Snow.  Lot's of snow.  The Philadelphia Eagles pulled off a second half comeback Sunday afternoon en route to their 34-20 victory over the Detroit Lions in the "Snow Bowl" at Lincoln Financial Field.  ***PHOTO1*** Photo credit: Jake Slagle / Foter.com / CC BY-NC THE WEATHER The original weather forecast for today was an inch...

Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy and DeSean Jackson Shine in Loss to San Diego Chargers
September 16th, 2013 at 8:35 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles lost their first game of the season to the San Diego Chargers by a score of 33-30 after a late field goal by the Chargers in the fourth quarter.  Despite the loss, quarterback Michael Vick, running back LeSean McCoy and wide receiver DeSean Jackson shined for the...

LeSean McCoy Named FedEx Ground Player of the Week
September 13th, 2013 at 9:41 PM
After his performance against the Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy was named the FedEx Ground Player of the Week. ***PHOTO1*** In 31 rush attempts, McCoy ran for 184 yards and one touchdown against the Redskins.  His longest run was for 34 yards and he averaged 5.9 yards.  Michael Vick...

Philadelphia Eagles Fantasy Football Preview – Running Backs
September 3rd, 2013 at 5:41 PM
The 2013 NFL season starts Thursday night as the Denver Broncos go up against the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens.  The start of the regular season for the Philadelphia Eagles follows soon after with the first Monday Night Football game of the year against the Washington Redskins.  As the start...

Philadelphia Eagles Claim Running Back William Powell
July 24th, 2013 at 9:26 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have claimed running back William Powell off waivers from the Arizona Cardinals, as reported by CSNPhilly.com.  The Cardinals cut Powell Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** Powell entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent in 2011 when the Cardinals signed him in July.  Powell only played in 13 games for the Cardinals,...

Bryce Brown’s Dogs Seized and Returned
June 29th, 2013 at 5:54 PM
Philadelphia Eagles running back Bryce Brown had his pitbull and seven puppies seized in Wisconsin as part of an investigation into a suspected dog fighting operation. ***PHOTO1*** A pitbull breeding kennel, Northland Pits, had 27 dogs seized from it on May 21 as reported by the Leader-Telegram.  The owner of the kennel,...

Philadelphia Eagles Trade RB Dion Lewis to Cleveland Browns for LB Emmanuel Acho
April 11th, 2013 at 11:35 PM
  Chip Kelly continues to shake up the Philadelphia Eagles roster. ***PHOTO1*** The Eagles traded running back Dion Lewis to the Cleveland Browns for linebacker Emmanuel Acho Thursday afternoon. It's surprising that the Eagles and Browns and still trade partners not too long after Philadelphia beat out Cleveland for Kelly's head coaching services....

Philadelphia Eagles Clear LeSean McCoy, Could Play on Sunday
December 18th, 2012 at 9:55 PM
Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has missed the past four games with a concussion he suffered in a loss to the Washington Redskins last month. On Monday afternoon, head coach Andy Reid said that an independent neurologist cleared McCoy and that he could be available to play on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Rookie...

The Philadelphia Eagles Look Towards the Future of the Team
December 4th, 2012 at 10:28 PM
  There have not been many bright spots for the Philadelphia Eagles this year as the team went from a promising contender to start the season to one of the worst teams in the NFL. But last Sunday Night's game against the Cowboys did have some positive takeaways for the future...

LeSean McCoy Suffers Concussion During Garbage Time of the Philadelphia Eagles 6-31 Blowout Loss
November 19th, 2012 at 11:02 AM
***PHOTO1***WHAT IS LESEAN "SHADY" MCCOY DOING IN THE GAME WITH UNDER TWO MINUTES TO GO OF A BLOWOUT LOSS???  This is the last straw for Coach Andy Reid and this staff.  The Philadelphia Eagles were severely outplayed by the Washington Redskins and the outcome was decided early in the fourth...

Philadelphia Eagles Injury Update as the Birds Prepare for the Dallas Cowboys
November 8th, 2012 at 4:42 PM
Todd Herremans is gone for the year, the Eagles are forced to accept that and move on.  But they do have other players banged up for their upcoming Sunday afternoon matchup with the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field.  Today, the Eagles announced rookie running back Chris Polk will be...

Philadelphia Eagles at New Orleans Saints, Monday Night Football Preview
November 2nd, 2012 at 1:03 PM
All week there have been rumblings around this Philadelphia Eagles team about changes, a locker room in turmoil, and a lost season.  Coach Andy Reid decided not to make a change at the quarterback position.  Michael Vick called a players only meeting to clear the air in the locker room....

Fantasy Football Preview for the Philadelphia Eagles, Week 9 at the New Orleans Saints
November 1st, 2012 at 11:16 PM
As many fantasy owners have come to accept, 2012 has not been the year to own Philadelphia Eagles players on your team. Players like Michael Vick and LeSean McCoy have not lived up to their high draft spots while players like DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin have not provided the...

Philadelphia Eagles Fantasy Preview, Week 5 at Pittsburgh Steelers
October 5th, 2012 at 2:13 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles are off to a 3-1 start so far this season, while the wins have not been all that impressive they have been wins nonetheless.  However, the success in the win column has not translated over to the fantasy world.  The Eagles "high octane" offense has failed to...