Monday, September 15, 2014
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First-round pick Marcus Smith inactive; RB Chris Polk, OL Wade Smith both active

Monday, September 15, 2014, 7:07 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- First-round pick Marcus Smith is inactive for Monday's game against the Indianapolis Colts. The Eagles have insisted on patience with the outside linebacker, but the fact that he's a healthy scratch shows where he is in his development. Running back Chris Polk is active after missing... Read more

The Inquirer’s Eagles-Colts Predictions

Monday, September 15, 2014, 8:57 AM
Predictions for the Eagles-Colts game from The Inquirer’s Eagles beat reporters: Can the Eagles stop Andrew Luck? Jeff McLane: If the Colts can manage any semblance of a running game, I think it’s going to be difficult for the Eagles to slow Luck. Given time in the pocket, the best young... Read more

Fantasy Football chat with Ladd Biro

Sunday, September 14, 2014, 5:05 AM
Join Ladd Biro as he takes you last-minute fantasy football questions in a live chat, beginning Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Read more

Kelly: New drug rules won't reduce Lane Johnson suspension

Friday, September 12, 2014, 12:56 PM
Chip Kelly confirmed that tackle Lane Johnson was unlikely to have his four-game suspension for using performance enhancing drugs reduced if the NFL and players agree upon new drugs rules. There have been various reports that players like Browns receiver Josh Gordon and Broncos receiver Wes Welker... Read more

LeSean McCoy defends 20-cent tip, calls it a 'statement'

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 2:57 PM
LeSean McCoy said he tips based on service and did not apologize for the 20-cent tip he left for a waiter at PYT. "The 20-cent tip was more of just a statement," McCoy said. "You can’t be disrespectful and disrespect someone, and tip [the server]. ...That’s why I left my card, so they... Read more

Chip Kelly on the offensive line, Andrew Luck, and Eagles' policy on domestic abuse

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 12:33 PM
Eagles coach Chip Kelly said that even though Dennis Kelly and Andrew Gardner are taking snaps with the first-team offensive line in practice, the lineup will depend on whether tackle Matt Tobin recovers from an ankle injury or guard Wade Smith adjusts to the Eagles quickly enough for Monday's game... Read more

Barbre, Goode lost for season; Mathis to IR-return; Eagles sign 3

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 5:45 PM
UPDATE: The Eagles announced that tackle Allen Barbre (ankle) and linebacker Najee Goode (torn pectoral muscle) were placed on season-ending Injured Reserve and that guard Evan Mathis (MCL sprain) was placed on Injured Reserve-designated to return. Free agent offensive lineman Wade Smith was signed... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 3:09 AM
Join the Inquirer's Zach Berman as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, starting Tuesday at 10 a.m. Read more

Grading the Eagles: Nick Foles down, Fletcher Cox up

Monday, September 8, 2014, 6:57 PM
Game review of the Eagles following their 34-17 win over the Jaguars after watching the broadcast replay: OFFENSE – B- Quarterback – C- Nick Foles struggled in the first half, to say the least. He fumbled twice and threw an interception in the end zone. He had assist on the first fumble... Read more

Mathis and Barbre likely out for extended periods

Monday, September 8, 2014, 11:56 AM
Eagles guard Evan Mathis will be out for an extended period after an MRI revealed an MCL sprain of his right knee on Monday, an NFL source said. The sprain isn't Grade 1 and likely Grade 3, which could take anywhere from 4-8 weeks to return from. The Eagles may opt to place Mathis on Injured Reserve-designated... Read more
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