Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Trent Cole undergoing surgery on broken hand, out Saturday vs. Washington

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 12:12 PM
Trent Cole is undergoing surgery on his fractured left hand and will be out for Saturday's game against the Washington Redskins, coach Chip Kelly said. Kelly did not know if Cole can return for Week 17. Cole is getting a "plate" inserted in his hand. Brandon Graham will start in Cole's place. “BG... Read more

Early Birds: Chris Polk's touchdowns; issue with replacing CBs; Bryan Braman on defense

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 9:00 AM
1) Chris Polk scored two touchdowns on Sunday, and he has now scored on six of 50 career carries. Of those six touchdowns, five have been from 10 yards on in. “I know my role: short-yardage, goal line,” Polk said. “Run in there full speed and fall forward.” The coaches are... Read more

Bill Davis: Marcus Smith back at OLB, 'jury's still out' on where Smith will play long-term

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 11:57 AM
Marcus Smith is back at outside linebacker this week because of Trent Cole's broken hand, and defensive coordinator Bill Davis said the "jury's still out" on where the first-round pick will play long-term. Davis admitted Smith's development has been stunted by the move inside. Cole could be out this... Read more

Early Birds: Coin toss decisions; opening kickoff gaffe; turnovers/penalties

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 9:00 AM
1) The Eagles won the coin toss before Sunday’s 38-27 loss to the Dallas Cowboys and elected to receive. Of course, they never actually received – Dallas recovered the short kickoff. But it’s interesting to see what Chip Kelly decides to do if the Eagles win the toss, because he... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 3:42 AM
Join Zach Berman of the Inquirer as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. Read more

Grading the Eagles: Sanchez, Boykin struggle; some bright spots

Monday, December 15, 2014, 7:27 PM
Grading the Eagles after their 38-27 loss to the Cowboys on Sunday, spotlighting a player from each position: OFFENSE – C Quarterback – C- Mark Sanchez had his second straight rough outing. He was fine through most of the first three quarters, but then unraveled when he was asked to... Read more

Source: Trent Cole has fractured hand

Monday, December 15, 2014, 3:57 PM
Trent Cole fractured a bone in his hand against the Cowboys on Sunday night, an NFL source said. It's unclear if the Eagles outside linebacker will need season-ending surgery. Even if he doesn't, Cole would be a long shot to play against the Redskins on Sunday. Cole was unavailable for comment after... Read more

Eagles-Cowboys, Part II: What Did We Learn?

Monday, December 15, 2014, 10:51 AM
The Eagles spotted the Cowboys 21 points, made an impressive comeback by scoring the next 24 points, but folded in the fourth quarter and lost a pivotal NFC East clash, 38-27, on Sunday night. The bad news: They no longer control their own destiny. The good news: They’re still very much in the... Read more

QB Nick Foles highlights Eagles' inactives against vs. Cowboys

Sunday, December 14, 2014, 7:04 PM
With only quarterback Nick Foles declared out for Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys and every other player probable, there were no surprises among the seven players inactive for the Eagles. Foles is the biggest name of the group and will undergo an evaluation on Monday on his broken collarbone... Read more

The Inquirer’s Eagles-Cowboys Predictions, Part II

Friday, December 12, 2014, 10:15 AM
Eagles-Cowboys picks from The Inquirers Eagles beat reporters: Assuming Tony Romo will feel better than he did on Thanksgiving, what should the Eagles pass defense be most concerned about? Jeff McLane: The easy answer in Dez Bryant. The Cowboys receiver burnt Bradley Fletcher on an early deep ball... Read more
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