Sunday, November 29, 2015

Pat Shurmur sheds no light on DeMarco mystery

Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 12:29 PM
Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur talked to reporters Wednesday morning and, to no one’s surprise, shed absolutely no light on the mystery of DeMarco Murray’s (under) usage this summer. Murray has been held out of several training camp practices and done limited work in others.... Read more

Wolff says he'll be back soon, but is door closed?

Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 4:59 PM
There was a tiny glimmer of optimism around Earl Wolff about a week and a half ago, when Wolff spent several days practicing fully for the first time since undergoing microfracture surgery last November. That glimmer was doused before it really took hold. By the time the Eagles started to prepare... Read more

Alonso back at practice after 2-week absence

Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 12:36 PM
Linebacker Kiko Alonso was back on the practice field Tuesday afternoon after being sidelined for nearly two weeks because of a concussion. “We’ll ease him back in,’’ Chip Kelly said before practice. “He’s missed a few days. So he won’t go through the full... Read more

Eagles' RG search starts Sunday; Stoutland sizes up contenders

Saturday, August 15, 2015, 1:35 PM
If you’re looking for something to focus on Sunday during the Eagles’ preseason opener against the Colts at Lincoln Financial Field, the right guard position might be a good place to start. It’s the only place – for now anyway – where a starting position is up for grabs... Read more

Bradford says he wishes he were playing; Surgery sidelines Ertz for preseason

Friday, August 14, 2015, 11:58 AM
Eagles coach Chip Kelly said he has decided not to play quarterback Sam Bradford on Sunday in the preseason opener, because Bradford has been working 11-on-11 for only a few weeks, as he returns from back-to-back ACL tears. Kelly also said tight end Zach Ertz will sit out the entire preseason with... Read more

Jenkins 'chairs' Eagles' injury committee

Thursday, August 13, 2015, 3:51 PM
Supposedly, no one is seriously hurt, but the list of Eagles sitting out Thursday’s training camp workout was lengthy: DeMarco Murray, DeMeco Ryans, Mychal Kendricks, Zach Ertz, Jerome Couplin, Kiko Alonso, Bryan Braman and Earl Wolff did not take part. Safety Malcolm Jenkins was concerned... Read more

Marcus Smith Slowly Making Progress

Thursday, August 13, 2015, 12:21 PM
Maybe it’s something or maybe it’s nothing, but Marcus Smith appears to be losing that deer-in-headlights look he had most of his rookie season, when the 2014 first-round pick played just 79 defensive snaps. He has been more aggressive in 7-on-7 and 11-on-11 team work, and he put backup... Read more

Cooper says he hopes he isn't cause of Kelly's image problem

Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 4:05 PM
THE ANSWER was brief, but it was delivered in a heartfelt tone, with eye contact toward the questioner. "I hope not," Riley Cooper said, after he was asked whether he thinks Chip Kelly's image problems started two years ago, when he kept Cooper in the wake of a controversy over a racial epithet captured... Read more

Ertz improving as a blocker

Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 12:28 PM
Tight end Zach Ertz spent a good chunk of the offseason in Arizona doing MMA training in his never-ending quest to improve his blocking. Judging by his play so far in training camp, it worked. “He’s certainly a more efficient blocker,’’ offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur said... Read more

Rowe joins Watkins and Biggers in nickel chase

Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 12:23 PM
ERIC ROWE'S morning began with a text from defensive backs coach Cory Undlin, telling Rowe he would be getting some nickel-corner reps at practice. "Luckily, I've been paying attention," Rowe said, after working in the nickel for the first time, behind Jaylen Watkins. During "teach" periods yesterday... Read more
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