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Archive: August, 2013

Predicting the Eagles' final 53

Friday, August 23, 2013, 11:05 AM
What if the season opened on Sunday and the Eagles had to get down to 53 players today? What if there weren’t two more preseason games left to help Chip Kelly and Howie Roseman make their personnel decisions? What would the roster look like? Glad you asked: QUARTERBACK Keeping: (3) Mike Vick... Read more

Vick impressed Chip with passion

Thursday, August 22, 2013, 11:01 AM
Eagles coach Chip Kelly spoke with reporters before this morning's practice. On some topics, he was less than forthcoming. Asked a generic question about how he chooses the signs the team uses to signal offenses and defenses, Kelly said "No ... Honestly, no, we can go on to something else. I'm not... Read more

Eagles chat with Paul Domowitch

Thursday, August 22, 2013, 1:14 AM
Join Daily News columnist Paul Domowitch for a live chat about all things Eagles training camp starting at 1 p.m. Thursday. If you're on a mobile device, click HERE to join in. DN Members-only: Download our exclusive ebook on what we can learn from Chip Kelly's first training camp as coach of the... Read more

Davis: This game will help set starters

Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 12:45 PM
One thing Billy Davis hasn't lacked so far, in six months as the Eagles' defensive coordinator, is candor. Davis will tell you he wants to play a two-gap 3-4 but isn't going to be able to exactly do that this season with the personnel he has on hand, which was mostly brought here to run a wide-nine... Read more

Vick to Chip: I won't let you down

Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 3:22 PM
Michael Vick told reporters he felt butterflies when Eagles coach Chip Kelly summoned his quarterbacks to Kelly's office Tuesday at NovaCare; Vick said you always get butterflies when the coach wants to see you in his office. But Vick had to have some idea he was about to get good news. Kelly validated... Read more

Chip: Vick starter for season

Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 11:40 AM
Eagles coach Chip Kelly today ended the long-running competition between Michael Vick and Nick Foles to quarterback the Eagles this season, Kelly announcing that Vick is the starter, for the Sept. 9 season opener at Washington and the season. Kelly said his decision, reached in a staff meeting yesterday... Read more

Kelly still not close to naming his starting qB

Saturday, August 17, 2013, 4:10 PM
Chip Kelly met with reporters Saturday after the team’s practice at the Linc. Some of the highlights of his 15 ½-minute briefing: --He still is not ready to select a season-opening starting quarterback and doesn’t really know when he will be. “What I’ve learned is you... Read more

Eagles setting dangerous precedent

Friday, August 16, 2013, 2:07 PM
Beginning Sunday, all of the Eagles’ preseason practices at the NovaCare Complex will be closed to the media. But the team will continue to allow about 300-400 “invited guests’’ – corporate sponsors and select season-ticket holders – full access to workouts through... Read more

Live: Eagles chat with Paul Domowitch

Thursday, August 15, 2013, 1:01 PM
Join Daily News columnist Paul Domowitch for a live chat about all things Eagles training camp starting at 11 a.m. Thursday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to join in. DN Members-only: Download our exclusive ebook on what we can learn from Chip Kelly's first training camp as coach of the... Read more

Chip says starters will play first half

Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 3:14 PM
You'll see a little more of Nick Foles and Michael Vick Thursday night against the Panthers, Eagles coach Chip Kelly said Tuesday. Kelly said he hopes to play his starters about two quarters. Foles and Vick again will divvy up the "starter" reps, with Foles getting the first series this time. In the... Read more
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