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Chip Kelly Says Offseason Moves were About Money
July 30th, 2015 at 7:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chip Kelly made a lot of roster moves this offseason that left people scratching their head. He traded away the Philadelphia Eagles all-time leading rusher LeSean McCoy. Traded Nick Foles. Cut Trent Cole, Evan Mathis, Todd Herremans, Bradley Fletcher, and Cary Williams. And it was all about money. Ruben Frank,...

Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp Roster Breakdown: Wide Receivers
July 29th, 2015 at 3:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** For the second offseason in a row, the Philadelphia Eagles will be without their top receiver from the year before. DeSean Jackson was released following the 2013 season, his best year in the NFL. The Eagles once again lost their top receiver this year after Jeremy Maclin decided to sign...

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 Training Camp Roster Breakdown: Offensive Line
July 23rd, 2015 at 3:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** There have been some major changes to the Philadelphia Eagles' roster since Chip Kelly gained full control. Two familiar names along the offensive line are no longer with the team. Evan Mathis and Todd Herremans were released earlier in the offseason. Herremans has been picked up by the Indianapolis Colts,...

Sam Bradford Will Be Ready for the Start of Training Camp, According to Report
July 22nd, 2015 at 2:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** The health of Sam Bradford is the biggest story line heading into training camp for the Philadelphia Eagles. Bradford, who is coming off his second ACL tear in two seasons, did not participate in 11-on-11 drills during the team's OTA practices in May. He did do some running and threw...

Sam Bradford Will Play Out Final Year of Contract, According to Reports
July 21st, 2015 at 1:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** Sam Bradford will play out the remaining year on his rookie contract, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. After this season, he will become an unrestricted free agent. There were reports that the Philadelphia Eagles and Bradford were negotiating a new deal earlier this offseason, but those talks have apparently...

Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp Roster Breakdown: Quarterback
July 17th, 2015 at 8:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Quarterback is probably the most important position in all sports. That is why Chip Kelly has said that you better have two quarterbacks that can play on your roster. Most people will say that "if you have two quarterbacks, than you have zero." Chip Kelly traded Nick Foles to the St....

Jimmy Johnson Gives Advice to Chip Kelly
July 15th, 2015 at 2:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** Over the course of this offseason Chip Kelly has completely changed the Philadelphia Eagles organization. He is now in full control of personnel, he has gotten rid of some of the team's star players, and he has done it all without caring what people think about him. This is now...

Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp Roster Breakdown: Running Back
July 14th, 2015 at 3:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** When the Philadelphia Eagles open up training camp on August 2nd there will be several position battles going on. Some position competitions will be closer than others, but everyone will competing to be in the starting line-up against the Atlanta Falcons on September 14th. When LeSean McCoy was traded...

The Philadelphia Eagles Sign OL Jared Wheeler
June 15th, 2015 at 7:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles signed offensive lineman Jared Wheeler to a one-year deal Monday afternoon. Wheeler, 24, attended the University of Miami and, according to the Eagles' website, was recruit of current Eagles' offensive line coach Jeff Stoutland. Wheeler appeared in 38 games while at Miami, starting six games as a senior...

The Philadelphia Eagles Release Evan Mathis.
June 11th, 2015 at 4:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles released Evan Mathis on Thursday. Mathis has been a no-show at voluntary OTA's this offseason and was wanting more money from the team. Mathis, 33, was seeking a new contract from the Eagles. He felt that he had out-preformed the contract that he signed in 2012. He...

Cary Williams Rips Chip Kelly’s Methods. He May Have a Point.
June 11th, 2015 at 2:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last season, after a 37-34 win over the Washington Redskins, Cary Williams told reporters that the Philadelphia Eagles were being overworked in practice by head coach Chip Kelly. Williams was a free agent this off-season and signed with the Seattle Seahawks, and he still stands by the comments he made...

Will Tim Tebow Make the Final 53-Man Roster?
June 4th, 2015 at 1:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** When Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly brought in Tim Tebow for a workout he said he was just kicking the tires on the former Heisman winner. Then Kelly signed Tebow to a one-year deal. Mark Sanchez said he was told Tebow was brought in as a "camp arm" while...

LeSean McCoy Says He is Done Talking About Chip Kelly and the Eagles
June 3rd, 2015 at 4:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy spoke to the media for the first time since he told ESPN The Magazine that Chip Kelly got rid of "all the good black players". According to reports out of Buffalo, McCoy was not interested in elaborating on his comments. When he was...

What Chip Kelly Wants in a Running Back
June 2nd, 2015 at 1:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chip Kelly has made major changes to the Philadelphia Eagles this offseason. The most surprising move was trading away the franchise's all-time leading rusher LeSean McCoy, who is still in the prime of his career. Jeffrey Lurie, the owner of the team, told reporters at the owners meeting that McCoy...

A Look at the Quarterback Situation for the Philadelphia Eagles
June 1st, 2015 at 2:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last Thursday during a press conference Chip Kelly said that if a game were to be played that day Mark Sanchez would be the starting quarterback. He also said that there would be an open competition at quarterback over the summer. There will be a competition at quarterback. Just not...

Byron Maxwell Makes Bold Perdiction for 2015 Season
May 29th, 2015 at 12:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** Byron Maxwell is coming off back-to-back Super Bowl appearances as a member of the Seattle Seahawks and when speaking to MMQB on Thursday he said there are similarities between the two organizations, and expects to heading to Super Bowl 50 with the Philadelphia Eagles. Maxwell was the top free agent cornerback...

Chip Kelly Responds to LeSean McCoy’s Comments
May 28th, 2015 at 5:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chip Kelly held a press conference on Thursday before the Philadelphia Eagles' OTA practice. It was the first time Kelly spoke to members of the media since LeSean McCoy insinuated that Kelly was a racist because he "got rid of all the good black players" during an interview with ESPN...

Evan Mathis Has not Reported to OTA’s
May 27th, 2015 at 12:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** One position the Philadelphia Eagles did not address during the draft or free agency was the offensive line. Maybe they should have. 11-year veteran Evan Mathis, who is considered to be one of the best guards in the league, did not reported to the Eagles organized team activities on Tuesday. It is...

The Philadelphia Eagles Anncounce the Signing of Four Rookies.
May 8th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles announced the signing of four out of the six rookies they drafted last week. They have agreed to terms with Nelson Agholor, Eric Rowe, Randall Evans, and Brian Mihalik. The Eagles signed first round pick Nelson Agholor to a four-year deal on Thursday. NFL.com's Chris Wesseling is...