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Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles and C Jason Kelce Inactive for Arizona Cardinals Game
October 26th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Despite returning to practice after the bye week, Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles and center Jason Kelce are inactive for the game against the Arizona Cardinals. Both Sproles and Kelce were able to practice this week in a limited fashion, but neither made enough progress to play Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Sproles sprained...

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 RB Darren Sproles Shines in 30-27 Comeback Win Against Indianapolis Colts
September 16th, 2014 at 11:48 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles are a second half team. They erased a 17 point deficit in week one against the Jacksonville Jaguars and a 14 deficit against the Indianapolis Colts Monday night. The Eagles improve to 2-0 on the season in part because of an outstanding performance by running back Darren...

Philadelphia Eagles Thursday Injury Report for Match-up with Indianapolis Colts
September 11th, 2014 at 8:01 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles listed their Thursday injury report with wide receiver Josh Huff and offensive lineman Matt Tobin not participating in practice. Running back Chris Polk, wide receiver Brad Smith, and cornerback Jaylen Watkins were all full participants as the team prepares for the Indianapolis Colts Monday night. ***PHOTO1*** The Eagles did...

Philadelphia Eagles Newly Acquired Kenjon Barner Adds Competition to Running Back Position
August 20th, 2014 at 1:19 PM
With the Philadelphia Eagles adding running back Kenjon Barner via trade with the Carolina Panthers yesterday for a conditional 2015 seventh-round draft pick, he will get an opportunity to win the third running back spot. The Barner trade has already shaken up the position as the Eagles announced the release...

Philadelphia Eagles Trade 2015 Conditional 7th Round Pick for RB Kenjon Barner
August 19th, 2014 at 10:16 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced a trade that acquires Carolina Panthers running back Kenjon Barner for a 2015 conditional seventh-round draft pick. Barner has ties to Eagles' head coach Chip Kelly from his days at Oregon. Now, he is a member of the Eagles. ***PHOTO1*** Barner was drafted in the sixth-round of...

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy Becoming a Better Receiver with Help from Darren Sproles
August 13th, 2014 at 6:18 PM
Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has stated on several occasions the benefit of having Darren Sproles as part of the organization. In the short time the two running backs have been working together, Eagles' head coach Chip Kelly is already seeing the progress. ***VIDEO1*** “He can do a better job as...

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....