Friday, November 27, 2015

MRI reveals torn ACL for Eagles' JaCorey Shepherd

Sunday, August 9, 2015, 5:12 PM
JaCorey Shepherd, who has taken the most reps in the first week of Eagles training camp at first-team nickel corner, went down with a right knee injury Sunday. The Eagles announced on Monday morning that after an MRI, Shepherd has been diagnosed with a torn ACL, confirming earlier reporting by the... Read more

Davis says Kiko's fine, though he isn't practicing today

Sunday, August 9, 2015, 12:51 PM
There hasn't been a sense that linebacker Kiko Alonso's concussion is a longterm problem, even in this concussion-sensitive NFL age. Eagles defensive coordinator Bill Davis confirmed that assessment Sunday, saying that although Alonso hasn't completed the league's concussion protocol, he's feeling... Read more

Murray, Ertz, Kendricks return to Eagles' practice; Alonso still sidelined

Saturday, August 8, 2015, 12:12 PM
Speaking before the Eagles' Saturday training camp workout at NovaCare, Chip Kelly said he expected DeMarco Murray, Mychal Kendricks and Zach Ertz all to practice after returning from minor ailments today. Kelly said Kiko Alonso is still going through the NFL's concussion protocol, and Jerome Couplin... Read more

Early riser Graham plans to hit the sacks

Friday, August 7, 2015, 5:28 PM
Brandon Graham, finally a starter as he embarks upon his sixth year with the Eagles, was asked yesterday about his goal for sacks this season. At first, Graham didn’t want to say, noting only that “WE are going to have a lot of sacks.” Then he said fans could expect double-digits... Read more

Murray returns to practice as Shurmur lauds Bradford's progress

Friday, August 7, 2015, 12:18 PM
DeMarco Murray was stretching with his teammates as Eagles training camp practice began Friday at NovaCare. Murray missed Thursday's practice with an illness, the team said. Not surprisingly, concussion victim Kiko Alonso was not on the field. Ditto tight end Zach Ertz, a standout on Thursday who... Read more

Bradford, Chip encouraged by how good QB's knee feels

Thursday, August 6, 2015, 12:17 PM
For now, the focus isn't so much on how sharp Sam Braford looks throwing the football as it is on the fact that he is throwing it, every day, with no sign of left knee swelling or pain. "I think I feel better than what I was expecting," Bradford said after Thursday's workout, the fourth of training... Read more

OLB reps could go to Smith, or to Jones

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 6:47 PM
Reading between the lines here, the Eagles' coaches haven't seen enough of the new, improved Marcus Smith to totally get behind the idea of Smith as the new top sub at outside linebacker. Chip Kelly talked to reporters Tuesday for the first time since former top sub Travis Long tore his left ACL (for... Read more

Kelly sheds light on Murray's situation

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 12:06 PM
Chip Kelly ended the mystery of why running back DeMarco Murray was held out of most of Sunday’s first training camp practice. No, he’s not hurt. He just wasn’t hydrated enough to suit the Eagles’ sports scientists. “That was our decision,’’ Kelly said. “We... Read more

Davis: Chip does more for players than anybody

Monday, August 3, 2015, 3:56 PM
Eagles defensive coordinator Bill Davis was asked Monday about how Chip Kelly relates to players, in the wake of allegations that Kelly is too much of a control freak or even has trouble relating to black players. Davis said the criticisms make little sense to him. Eagles running back Kenjon Barner... Read more

Eagles face inside linebacker dilemma

Monday, August 3, 2015, 12:14 PM
With the offseason acquisition of Kiko Alonso, the Eagles have a wealth of talent at inside linebacker. Alonso, who was the league’s defensive rookie of the year in 2013 with Buffalo when he finished third in the league in tackles, joins last year’s starters, DeMeco Ryans and Mychal Kendricks... Read more
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