Friday, August 28, 2015

Early Birds: Brad Jones' versatility; RG competition to be determined in games; John Moffitt's progress

Thursday, August 6, 2015, 9:11 AM
1) Brad Jones is taking more outside linebacker snaps after Travis Long’s injury, although this is not a major adjustment. The Eagles viewed Jones as a player with the versatility to play both outside linebacker and inside linebacker when they signed him in ealry March. It was an under-the-radar... Read more

Early Birds: Brian Westbrook on entering Eagles Hall of Fame, 3-headed backfield, '15 Eagles

Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 9:00 AM
Brian Westbrook will be inducted into the Eagles’ Hall of Fame on Oct. 19. The team will celebrate the career of a Villanova product who is the franchise’s all-time leader in total yards from scrimmage and is one of six players in NFL history with 30 or more rushing and receiving touchdowns... Read more

Eagles Practice observations: Ertz explodes; Maxwell and Huff show up; Tebowmania

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 5:22 PM
The Eagles held their third practice of training camp on Tuesday. It was at Lincoln Financial Field and open to the public. Here are some highlights and observations: 1. The Zach Ertz Catch of the Day had been a part of the last note in my observations after the previous two practices, but it deserves... Read more

Chip Kelly on Riley Cooper decision in 2013 and issues of race, plus his relationship with players

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 12:58 PM
Two years have passed since Chip Kelly made the decision to keep Riley Cooper after a video showed the Eagles receiver shouting a racial slur at a concert, but the incident is still raised whenever the topic of Kelly and race is discussed. It's still a topic two years later because two former members... Read more

Bradford extension remains unlikely despite report

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 12:48 PM
On April 30, Chip Kelly said that the Eagles had begun talks with Sam Bradford about a new contract. While the Eagles coach has said little else about negotiations, there have been two recent reports about the status of those talks. NFL Network reported last week that Bradford had decided to play... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 8:51 AM
As the Eagles get ready to hold an open practice at the Lincoln Financial Field, join the Inquirer's Zach Berman at 10 a.m. Tuesday for a chat about all the latest news and rumors. Read more

Early Birds: DeMeco Ryans' recovery; playing time for top 3 ILBs; Bill Davis' hindsight on '14 CBs

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 7:45 AM
1) DeMeco Ryans is nine months removed from the torn Achilles tendon in his right leg, and he’s on the practice field without restrictions. “I’m right where I need to be,” Ryans said. “I feel pretty good. Recovery is going really well. I’m happy to be out here... Read more

Travis Long tears ACL again

Monday, August 3, 2015, 5:47 PM
Travis Long tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee one year after suffering the same injury, ending the season for the Eagles outside linebacker. Long was hurt Monday during practice. If the Eagles want to open a roster spot, they would need to waive Long as injured and he would revert... Read more

DeMarco Murray practices on Monday, does not have reason for Sunday's absence from team drills

Monday, August 3, 2015, 3:59 PM
DeMarco Murray returned to a normal practice load on Monday, but he did not have an explanation for his conspicuous absence from team drills on Sunday. He said that his lack of participation was a coach's decision, and it was not related to an injury. "You’re always upset when you don’t... Read more

Eagles Practice observations: Matthews-Bradford get hot; Sanchez gets first team reps; Long leaves practice

Monday, August 3, 2015, 3:54 PM
The Eagles held their second practice of training camp on Monday. Here are some highlights and observations: 1. Jordan Matthews gets my “Camper of the Day” award. Practices that limit contact tend to highlight the passing game and those mostly involved, but Matthews had a standout performance... Read more
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