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Lane Johnson Tests Positive For PEDs. Facing 4-Game Suspension

Monday, June 30, 2014, 5:34 PM
Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson started every game as a rookie last season, missing just one snap in 17 games. That likely won’t be happening again this season. Johnson likely will miss the first four games of the season after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs, league sources... Read more

Yabba-Dabba-Don't: Chip invokes Flintstones

Thursday, June 19, 2014, 1:05 PM
The final day of minicamp started and ended early, but Eagles coach Chip Kelly clearly didn't want the focus to be on the 35-day break between Thursday and the July 25 start of training camp at NovaCare. "I'll go home and see my family and spend some time with them, but, I mean, I don't look at this... Read more

McCoy clarifies: 'It's the small things, you think nobody really cares about'

Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 3:26 PM
LeSean McCoy, one of the Eagles closest to released Pro Bowl wideout DeSean Jackson, indicated Wednesday that Jackson's departure taught McCoy something about Eagles coach Chip Kelly. "No matter how good a player is, it's the team. If you can't buy in, anything's possible," McCoy said, when asked... Read more

Chip Kelly says don't overthink Eagles OTAs

Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 3:08 PM
Tuesday was unseasonably steamy again at NovaCare. It would have been a nice day to stay inside with the air conditioning, instead of standing in the sun, peering at distant figures on far-away practice fields, who were running around in short pants. Chip Kelly more or less suggested reporters would... Read more

Foles: Happy for Kaepernick, not thinking about my deal

Monday, June 9, 2014, 2:16 PM
Nick Foles' contract is going to be one of those recurring themes of the 2014 season. So far, Foles has been asked about it each time he has addressed reporters during Eagles organized team activites. Monday, the topic pretty much had to come up, in the wake of the new deal signed by 49ers quarterback... Read more

Maclin scares us, but seems OK

Monday, June 2, 2014, 2:27 PM
The Eagles were down to their last organized team activity rep of the day, a goal line drill, first team offense vs. first team defense. Reporters were starting to drift down out of the NovaCare stands, reviewing their interview plans for the day. In an instant, all those plans were put on hold. Nick... Read more

Birds' final draft day devoted to defense

Saturday, May 10, 2014, 7:08 PM
The Eagles made four selections on the final day of the NFL draft, all for Bill Davis's defense. In all, five of their seven selections were defensive players. Wideout was the only offensive position addressed. "That's just kinda how it fell," Eagles coach Chip Kelly said after the Birds' final selection... Read more

Eagles draft 3, trade Brown

Saturday, May 10, 2014, 2:34 PM
Football intelligence and versatility seem to be the buzzwords of this 2014 Eagles draft. Chip Kelly invoked them again after the Birds opened the fourth round by selecting Jaylen Watkins, a 5-11, 194 cornerback and safety from Florida, with the first pick of the fourth round. The Birds later shed... Read more

Bryce Brown on trade to Bills

Saturday, May 10, 2014, 1:56 PM
Bryce Brown spoke to the Buffalo media today after being traded by the Eagles. Here's the transcript: Q: What are your thoughts on this? Were you surprised? A: Yeah I was definitely surprised by it, but I think it’s a great opportunity for me to come in and be able to contribute in any way... Read more

Howie defends pick; Smith says he'll try not to disappoint

Friday, May 9, 2014, 6:19 PM
Marcus Smith had been in Philadelphia less than two hours when he met with reporters Friday afternoon, but Smith seemed to have a decent handle on the task he will face as the Eagles' surprise first-round draft choice. "I would tell them, just sit back and just relax," Smith said, when askled if he... Read more
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