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Howie: Watkins needed change of scenery

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 6:06 PM
What went wrong to make Danny Watkins one of the biggest first-round busts in Eagles history? General manager Howie Roseman said Saturday evening that "nothing got off on the right foot" with Watkins from the NFL lockout keeping him from working with coaches right away when he was drafted in 2011... Read more

Watkins, Harbor out; Eagles trim to 53

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 1:54 PM
The Eagles cut from 62 to the regular-season limit of 53 today, but the composition of the remaining roster indicates more moves will be coming through the Labor Day Weekend. (For one thing, they ended up with just three outside linebackers.) The release of guard Danny Watkins is the headline, not... Read more

What Eagles' early cuts mean

Friday, August 30, 2013, 1:49 PM
First, the names, in case you haven't figured out how to use Twitter yet: The Eagles released LB Everette Brown, NT Antonio Dixon, QB Dennis Dixon, DE Dave King, QB G.J. Kinne, OL Matt Kopa, CB Trevard Lindley (waived/injured after ankle sprain Thursday), WR Ifeyani Momah, WR Will Murphy, OL Dallas... Read more

Eagles chat with Les Bowen

Thursday, August 29, 2013, 12:07 AM
Join the Daily News' Les Bowen as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat. The chat is scheduled to start Thursday at 1 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to follow along and post questions. DN Members-only: Download our exclusive ebook on what we can learn from Chip Kelly's first training... Read more

Eagles: 3 things to watch vs. Jets

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 3:27 PM
Three things to watch in Thursday's Eagles at Jets preseason game: 1. Secondary education: After this, we’ll probably know whether Nate Allen or Earl Wolff is the safety opposite Patrick Chung (unless the third-party-candidacy of David Sims makes spectacular gains against the Jets). We’ll... Read more

Fantasy football chat with Ed Barkowitz

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 3:36 AM
Join the Daily News' Ed Barkowitz as he takes your fantasy football questions in a live chat, Wednesday at noon. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. DN Members-only: Download our exclusive ebook on what we can learn from Chip Kelly's first training camp as coach of the Eagles. Get the... Read more

Chip: I have final say on 53, but Howie and I think alike

Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 10:09 AM
Chip Kelly didn't hesitate Tuesday when asked who has final say on the Eagles' 53-man roster. "I do," Kelly told a questioner. This has been the assumption, but previous queries have been met with mushy answers about a collaborative process. And Kelly eventually veered back that way this time, asserting... Read more

Chipper says no starters in finale; safety dance 'work in progress'

Monday, August 26, 2013, 12:15 PM
Chip Kelly, like most NFL coaches, does not plan to play his starters in Thursday's preseason finale against the Jets. Kelly, meeing with reporters before the Eagles' final public practice at Lincoln Financial Field, said injuries at corner might mean a little playing time for the starters there, depending... Read more

In Jacksonville, why Michael Vick was out of sync

Monday, August 26, 2013, 3:01 PM
As fundamentally different as the Chip Kelly and Andy Reid offenses are, it will be the mother of all ironies if the solution to both ends up being the same. The Eagles’ offense had a lot of success the first two weeks of the preseason against teams that didn’t seem to have game-planned... Read more

Old Vick reappears, but Birds beat Jags

Sunday, August 25, 2013, 12:26 AM
JACKSONVILLE --- The late-Andy Reid-era Eagles showed up at EverBank Field Saturday night, and nobody was tempted to get swept away in the warm embrace of nostalgia, even after Nick Foles saved the night with a 99-yard touchdown drive against scrubs, for a 31-24 preseason victory over the Jacksonville... Read more
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