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First-round edge rusher for Eagles? Not likely

Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 3:43 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – Some quick pre-combine thoughts, some Eagles related, some not: --It’s no secret the Eagles need to find themselves a difference-making edge-rusher this offseason. They may get one, but it probably won’t be in the first round of the draft. The Eagles own the 22nd... Read more

Mayock sees deep draft, especially at receiver

Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 4:35 PM
NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock talks at length via conference call to reporters just before the NFL Scouting Combine every year. Today's two-hour and thirty-seven-minute message, with the league about to convene in Indianapolis on Thursday, was that this is the deepest group of draft prospects... Read more

Mayock: Sam Is a Third- To Fifth-Round Pick

Monday, February 10, 2014, 2:01 PM
Knowing what he knows about Michael Sam as a football player, Mike Mayock has a third- to fifth-round grade on the Missouri defensive end heading into next week’s NFL scouting combine. “I watched the tape and saw him at the Senior Bowl and have a pretty good feel for him, and my take is... Read more

Eagles' experience suggests concerns about Sam are overstated

Monday, February 10, 2014, 4:07 PM
For any NFL team thinking about drafting Michael Sam, the Missouri pass rusher who now has come out as gay, there are three questions that will be considered. There should be only one question, the first one, but this is just a recognition of the reality in 2014. So: 1) Can he play? 2) Will the... Read more

More seats, new prices at the Linc

Thursday, February 6, 2014, 12:11 PM
Adding 1,600 seats to Lincoln Financial Field is the biggest change the Eagles have seen to their season-ticket situation since the team opened the Linc in 2003. "It's a puzzle. A big puzzle," said team president Don Smolenski, who spoke to a group of reporters at NovaCare as season ticketholders... Read more

Former Eagle Humphrey makes hall of fame

Saturday, February 1, 2014, 8:15 PM
NEW YORK – Thirty-two years after playing his last NFL snap, Claude Humphrey finally got a call from Canton. The former Eagles defensive end was one of seven former players voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. The 69-year-old Humphrey was one of two senior candidates selected... Read more

Dolphins announce Lazor hiring

Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 3:54 PM
Bill Lazor certainly became a hot commodity after presiding over Nick Foles' development, a huge key to the Eagles' turnaround in the first season under Chip Kelly. Lazor, Kelly's quarterbacks coach, was officially named the Dolphins' offensive coordinator Wednesday, one day after it was reported... Read more

Chip, asked if Nick's the guy: 'Yeah'

Monday, January 6, 2014, 2:35 PM
Chip Kelly wrapped up the Eagles' season Monday, but 36 hours or so after the final game wasn't enough perspective for Kelly to make a lot of specific statements about what he wants to accomplish in the offseason. As you'd expect, Kelly was asked extensively about moving forward with quarterback Nick... Read more

Breakup day: DeSean wants guarantee, Foles wants to get better

Monday, January 6, 2014, 12:36 PM
It was a long, lingering goodbye for the 2013 Eagles today at NovaCare. As you might expect, players were hopeful, encouraged, much more upbeat than the past few seasons on this day. DeSean Jackson, though, was asked about the fact that the $10.25 million he is due in 2014 isn't guaranteed. Jackson... Read more

Foles left the field with the lead

Saturday, January 4, 2014, 11:29 PM
First-and-10 on the Eagles’ 23-yard line. Time remaining: 7 minutes, 59 seconds. Score: Saints 23, Eagles 17. Nick Foles, this is your life. The career is just out of diapers. The future is obviously unknown. But in the here and now, after a kind of tentative day, this was the moment of Foles’... Read more
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