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Vick's departure very different from arrival

Friday, March 21, 2014, 10:21 PM
Jeffrey Lurie, you might recall, agonized over whether he wanted to bring Michael Vick to the Eagles back in 2009. Vick had to travel to Lurie’s Main Line home to convince the team chairman that he was truly sorry for the dogfighting scandal that sent Vick to prison, that he would be the right... Read more

Apparently, Chip Kelly has not talked to DeSean Jackson, after all

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 12:51 PM
Updating: I've now heard from a more "official" DeSean Jackson source. Source says contrary to what I was told earlier, and what Ike Reese reported on 94WIP, DeSean HAS NOT talked to Chip Kelly about trade speculation. Says DeSean has tried to, but Chip has been too busy with free agency, etc. Sorry... Read more

Thoughts on free agency, and DeSean

Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 3:38 PM
The Eagles have done pretty much what I thought they’d do in free agency. I don’t see any more significant moves pending. There have been two minor surprises – the fact that they didn’t get an edge rusher, and the trade for Darren Sproles. Sproles was surprising in that nobody... Read more

Eagles play it safety, bring back Allen

Monday, March 17, 2014, 1:26 PM
The nicest, most easygoing man in the world wasn't offended when a bunch of free-agent safeties got rich last week, and he sat unclaimed on the market. "It kind of felt like the draft all over again. I wasn't worried about it too much. I knew the Lord had a plan for me," Nate Allen said Monday after... Read more

Addition of Sproles gives Eagles trade flexibility

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 12:45 PM
Well, if nothing else, the Eagles’ acquisition Thursday of 31-year-old jack-of-all-trades Darren Sproles managed to divert the attention of the talk-show gabbers to something else besides Malcolm Jenkins v. Jairus Byrd. But why exactly did they trade a fifth-round pick for the 5-6, 190-pound... Read more

Tiny Sproles made big impression on Chip

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 11:08 AM
The Eagles had taken a one-point lead with less than five minutes remaining in their wildcard round playoff game against the New Orleans Saints back on Jan. 4 at the Linc. All things seemed possible for the surprise NFC East champions. It took only a few seconds for Darren Sproles to turn a sunny... Read more

Donnie Jones happy to be 'home'

Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 4:47 PM
Donnie Jones has worked on one-year contracts the past two seasons, in Houston and then in Philadelphia, so Jones was really glad to get a three-year deal with the Eagles this week, which will pay him up to $6 million. Jones said the Eagles organization and Philadelphia were the best NFL fit he's... Read more

Birds add Jenkins, re-up Jones, ax Chung

Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 5:01 PM
The Eagles' safety dance began about an hour into free agency today when ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the Birds had signed free agent safety Malcolm Jenkins for three years and $16.25 million. Jenkins, 26, was drafted 14th overall by the Saints in 2009 as a corner, started the move to safety in 2010... Read more

Eagles end Avant era, reluctantly

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 12:18 PM
Usually, the release of an eight-year veteran who never made a Pro Bowl or set any memorable records happens without a lot of ceremony, but when the Eagles said goodbye to Jason Avant today, they did so with accolades from team chairman Jeffrey Lurie, general manager Howie Roseman and coach Chip Kelly... Read more

Eagles taking care of business

Thursday, February 27, 2014, 10:43 AM
One of the things Eagles general manager Howie Roseman talked about Wednesday in the wake of the Jason Peters signing was the team's vision for the future, and how you build and nurture a culture, with your own players, minimizing the need for "arranged marriages" with free agents who might or might... Read more
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