Sunday, December 21, 2014

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

Chip Kelly said he predicted Marcus Mariota would win Heisman. "The most talented kid I coached in college."

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 12:20 PM
Chip Kelly said that he predicted Marcus Mariota would win the Heisman Trophy when he was coaching at Oregon and the quarterback was a freshman. Three years later and the Eagles coach’s prophecy is just a few days from coming true. Mariota is the odds-on favorite to be crowned winner of the... Read more

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
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