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Early Birds: Eagles' captains; zone vs. man; nagging injuries

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 9:24 AM
1) The Eagles do not have designated captains. They send out a combination of three different players each week. Those three are “squad leaders,” as coach Chip Kelly termed them, and players pick squad leaders to rotate as the representatives for the coin toss. From the offensive line... Read more

Eagles sign S Jerome Couplin off Detroit Lions practice squad

Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 10:43 AM
The Eagles filled their roster with rookie safety Jerome Couplin, who was on the Detroit Lions' practice squad. The Eagles had an open roster spot after releasing cornerback Roc Carmichael on Wednesday. Couplin, who is 6-foot-1 and 215 pounds, played eight games for the Lions this season He had two... Read more

Early Birds: Jeremy Maclin on whether the Eagles miss DeSean Jackson, Vinny Curry's production/playing time, nickel vs. dime

Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 8:14 AM
1) Jeremy Maclin heard that Richard Sherman said the Eagles miss DeSean Jackson “tremendously.” This is not the first time that opinion has been voiced, although it came from the mouth of the NFL’s best cornerback who had just help limit the Eagles to fewer than 100 passing yards... Read more

Eagles release CB Roc Carmichael

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 4:05 PM
The Eagles released cornerback Roc Carmichael on Tuesday. Carmichael signed with the Eagles on Nov. 18, although he was inactive during his three-game stint with the team. There was no corresponding move, and the Eagles' roster will remain at 52 players for the time being. Carmichael practiced with... Read more

Would Nick Foles make Eagles better?

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 11:41 AM
The Inquirer’s Jeff McLane joins CineSport’s Noah Coslov for a Nick Foles update and to talk about the tiers of teams in the NFC and the timing of facing the Cowboys coming off the Seahawks loss. Read more

Early Birds: Time of possession vs. plays run, Bradley Fletcher's pass interference, preparing for the Cowboys

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 8:59 AM
1) If you’ve listened to Chip Kelly during the past 23 months, you know he does not put much stock into time of possession. He’s spoken more about plays run (although he has said the Eagles don’t have a target number). Both the time of possession and plays run were issues in the Eagles’... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 4:30 AM
Join Zach Berman of the Inquirer as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning Tuesday at 10 a.m. Read more

Grading the Eagles: Sanchez ineffective; Kendricks explosive; Jenkins exploited

Monday, December 8, 2014, 7:30 PM
Grading the Eagles after their 24-14 loss to the Seahawks on Sunday, spotlighting a player from each position: OFFENSE – D Quarterback – D Mark Sanchez had a few solid throws, particularly on both his touchdown passes, but struggled for most of the day. Many quarterbacks have had the... Read more

Chip Kelly continues backing wide receiver Riley Cooper

Monday, December 8, 2014, 3:02 PM
Chip Kelly continued offering support for wide receiver Riley Cooper, who had three catches for 13 yards in Sunday's 24-14 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Cooper now has 46 catches for 470 yards and one touchdown this season. Kelly pointed out that Cooper had 47 catches all of last season. Of course... Read more

Eagles-Seahawks: What Did We Learn?

Monday, December 8, 2014, 12:00 PM
The Eagles lost, 24-14, to the defending champions, but the schism between the two teams felt wider than the 10-point margin suggested. The officials missed a few calls that would have benefitted the Eagles (an offensive lineman running 20-yards downfield before the ball was thrown, for instance),... Read more
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