Thursday, October 8, 2015

Kiko Alonso: Knee injury was not ACL, just a 'cleaning'

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 4:01 PM
Kiko Alonso said his anterior cruciate ligament was not injured in Week 3, and he called his knee injury a “cleaning.” Alonso, in his first public comments since the injury, said he does not have a timetable for his return. “Sooner, the better,” he said. Alonso, who has had... Read more

Pick 6 with Eagles CB Nolan Carroll

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 1:34 PM
In this episode of Pick 6, the Inquirer's Jeff McLane sits down with Eagles CB Nolan Carroll to discuss Nolan's injury history, his favorite player growing up and his collection of cars. Read more

Jason Peters returns to practice

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 1:03 PM
UPDATE: Jason Peters said after practice that he intends to play on Sunday. He was a full practice participant, as were tackle Lane Johnson and guard Allen Barbre. FROM EARLIER: Jason Peters returned to practice Thursday, and while it was yet unknown how much he would participate, the Eagles left... Read more

Early Birds: Drew Brees calls Darren Sproles "epitome of what you want in a teammate"; Why Jordan Matthews studied Marques Colston; Terrell Owens story to be told

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 8:20 AM
1) Chip Kelly gushed about Darren Sproles last week, explaining why Sproles is the “best practice player” he’s ever been around. But Kelly might not even be the biggest Sproles admirer at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday. That could be Drew Brees – Sproles’ former quarterback... Read more

Early Birds: Bill Davis' message to defense; Low sack numbers; Lane Johnson's 40

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 9:20 AM
1) When Bill Davis met with his defense Tuesday morning, his message was clear. Even after the defense allowed Washington to go 90 yards on 15 plays during a game-winning drive, Davis wants his defense in that exact situation again this season. “I hope the next 12 games come down to that same... Read more

Early Birds: The Eagles' vertical passing game; Locker room leadership; Injuries on defensive line

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 8:54 AM
1) The Eagles showed more of a willingness to throw the ball deep against Washington. They say it was because of the matchup, but it seemed to change the entire passing game. Sam Bradford completed four passes of more than 20 yards in the air on Sunday; he did not have a single one in the first three... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 2:22 AM
Join the Inquirer's Zach Berman as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Read more

Eagles to keep Caleb Sturgis at kicker

Monday, October 5, 2015, 2:10 PM
The Eagles will stay with Caleb Sturgis at kicker. One day after Sturgis missed a 33-yard field-goal attempt and an extra point in the Eagles' 23-20 loss to the Washington Redskins, coach Chip Kelly decided Sturgis is better than anyone else they could sign. "Looked at what's available out there,"... Read more

Eagles-Redskins: What Did We Learn?

Monday, October 5, 2015, 11:18 AM
LANDOVER, Md. – The Eagles’ 23-30 loss to the Redskins had similar traits to their season-opening loss in Atlanta. The offense was wretched in the first half, effective through the air in the second, but couldn’t provide the kill shot. The defense kept things close, but couldn’t... Read more

DeMarco Murray does not think he's getting enough touches

Sunday, October 4, 2015, 5:29 PM
LANDOVER, Md. - DeMarco Murray carried the ball only eight times on Sunday, and that's not enough for the NFL's defending rushing champion. "No, I'm not. I don't think I am," Murray said when asked if he's getting enough touches. "But it's how the plays are being called. I love this offense. I love... Read more
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