Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Kelly Sheds Light on Murray's Situation

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 12:06 PM
Chip Kelly ended the mystery of why running back DeMarco Murray was held out of most of Sunday’s first training camp practice. No, he’s not hurt. He just wasn’t hydrated enough to suit the Eagles’ sports scientists. “That was our decision,’’ Kelly said. “We... Read more

Davis: Chip does more for players than anybody

Monday, August 3, 2015, 3:56 PM
Eagles defensive coordinator Bill Davis was asked Monday about how Chip Kelly relates to players, in the wake of allegations that Kelly is too much of a control freak or even has trouble relating to black players. Davis said the criticisms make little sense to him. Eagles running back Kenjon Barner... Read more

Eagles face inside linebacker dilemma

Monday, August 3, 2015, 12:14 PM
With the offseason acquisition of Kiko Alonso, the Eagles have a wealth of talent at inside linebacker. Alonso, who was the league’s defensive rookie of the year in 2013 with Buffalo when he finished third in the league in tackles, joins last year’s starters, DeMeco Ryans and Mychal Kendricks... Read more

Kendricks happy he won't be leaving

Sunday, August 2, 2015, 3:59 PM
The day after trading Brandon Boykin, Chip Kelly moved to cut off speculation that another popular Eagle who might not have ideal Kelly-prototype height could be next. "MIke Kendricks is not going anywhere. I can tell you that right now. You can write that down in ink, not pencil. Mike’s not... Read more

Kelly defends himself against latest racist accusations

Sunday, August 2, 2015, 12:38 PM
On Saturday night, after informing Brandon Boykin that he had been traded to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Chip Kelly said the 25-year-old cornerback shook his hand and gave him a hug. But a few hours later, in a text to CSN’s Derrick Gunn, Boykin was singing a different tune. He joined another recently... Read more

Boykin: Surprised, but 'Super Excited'

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:37 PM
The long-running saga of whether the Eagles would ever give corner Brandon Boykin a chance to work outside ended abruptly Saturday night, when the Birds traded Boykin to the Pittsburgh Steelers for a fifth-round draft choice that ESPN's Adam Caplan reported can be a fourth-rounder depending on playing... Read more

Chip: Only takeaway from spring work is good energy

Thursday, June 18, 2015, 10:51 AM
Eagles coach Chip Kelly spoke with reporters Thursday for the last time before training camp, as the Eagles wrapped up spring work. Kelly said he can't make evaluations during no-contact, short pants practices, but he is happy with his reworked roster's attitude and enthusiasm as the Birds break until... Read more

Chip touts Mathews' size, speed, says Mathis dispute was a money matter

Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 12:12 PM
Eagles coach Chip Kelly has high hopes for running back Ryan Mathews, the guy the Birds aimed for in free agency before they realized they could get DeMarco Murray. At least in the early going, this doesn't look like a reprise of James Casey and Zach Ertz from two years ago, when the Eagles signed... Read more

Chip: Mathis asked for release, Bradford not ready for 11-on-11

Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 11:29 AM
Eagles coach Chip Kelly said Tuesday that Drew Rosenhaus, agent for guard Evan Mathis, asked for Mathis' release "on multiple occasions" before the team cut the two-time Pro Bowl left guard last Thursday. Asked about this, Mathis said any release request would have occurred "no time recently'' --... Read more

A few thoughts on Chip's tight ship

Friday, June 12, 2015, 1:24 PM
I don't think releasing Pro Bowl guard Evan Mathis dooms the Eagles this season. I don't think any of the stuff Chip Kelly has done since taking over personnel control in January necessarily dooms the Eagles this season, or beyond. I still think there's a real good chance the guy is smarter than all... Read more
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