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Another week, another glimpse into new Eagles world

Monday, May 20, 2013, 1:51 PM
The Eagles opened OTAs to the media again Monday, providing us another blurry snapshot of the new landscape. The previous Monday's peek was the first of the Chip Kelly era, so everything seemed exciting and new, from the blaring music to the relayed hand signals. Today's glimpse seemed more Monday... Read more

Sorting out the wideouts will be interesting

Sunday, May 19, 2013, 4:50 PM
At the conclusion of the Eagles' Academy for Men Sunday, at the indoor NovaCare field, participants' parting gifts included a posterized version of that amazing, reach-back onehanded catch Jason Avant made on the sideline Dec. 9 at Tampa Bay in the Birds' only post-September win. Interesting choice... Read more

Jones signing reflects offensive shift

Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 11:42 AM
Felix Jones might not play a huge role for the Eagles this season, but his signing today to a one-year contract reflects how Chip Kelly's offensive focus is different from Andy Reid's. As LeSean McCoy has noted a couple of times, the frenetic pace of Kelly's attack is going to be draining, especially... Read more

McNabb to retire as an Eagle

Monday, May 13, 2013, 8:08 PM
Andy Reid will be returning to Philadelphia on September 19 when his Kansas City Chiefs face the Eagles in a nationally-televised Thursday night game. Another prominent former member of the organization will be in the house that night as well. Donovan McNabb. McNabb confirmed Monday on his radio... Read more

Shock and awe: Chip dazzles scribes

Monday, May 13, 2013, 2:04 PM
The Eagles definitely were working on a read-option for much of Monday's organized team activity, the first such session reporters have been allowed to watch during the Chip Kelly era. The pace was frenetic; seldom did 10 seconds pass between plays. An eclectic mix of music, much of it loosely fitting... Read more

Barkley gets first look at offense

Friday, May 10, 2013, 4:43 PM
Rookie quarterback Matt Barkley said he enjoyed his first day of rookie minicamp Friday, which provided Barkley an onfield introduction to new coach Chip Kelly's offense. "I love it. It's a new challenge," said Barkley, the ex-USC QB the Eagles traded up to make the first player chosen in the fourth... Read more

Mathis ankle cleanout: more Watkins reps?

Monday, May 6, 2013, 5:00 PM
Eagles starting left guard Evan Mathis confirmed to the Daily News Monday that he has undergone an ankle "cleanout," which Mathis said would sideline him through the remaining spring workouts. Mathis said he expects to be fine by training camp. The procedure was first reported by CSNPhilly's Reuben... Read more

McCoy left in the shade by Vick?

Thursday, May 2, 2013, 2:23 PM
Interesting, albeit puzzling news to those of us who watched Michael Vick run down from behind by defensive linemen on more than one occasion last season. Today at the Eagles' offseason workouts, Vick raced LeSean McCoy in the 40, apparently after repeated challenges from the 24-year-old running back... Read more

Sale set for Eagles single-game tickets

Thursday, May 2, 2013, 2:05 PM
Eagles single-game tickets for all 10 home games will go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 9. Tickets can be purchased at www.philadelphiaeagles.com, Ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. Prices range from $75 to $105 per ticket. There is a four-ticket limit per household... Read more

Scout breaks down the Eagles' draft

Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 3:54 PM
On PhillyDailyNews.com: Rate the Eagles' draft and pick who you think will be in the starting lineup come Week 1. As I do every year, I sought out an NFL player personnel executive and asked him for his thoughts on the Eagles’ draft. He was largely complimentary of the first Howie Roseman-Chip... Read more
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