Thursday, November 26, 2015

Early Birds: Torn pectoral tendons; covering shifty slot receivers; Byron Maxwell's penalties

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 9:46 AM
1) When Jordan Hicks tore his pectoral tendon on Sunday night, Bill Davis guessed right away it was a serious injury. Coaching linebackers, Davis has seen that injury before. “I've seen him make a bunch of arm tackles,” Davis said. “That's what you're doing. You're trying to just... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 2:58 AM
Join Zach Berman of the Inquirer as he takes your Eagles in a live chat, beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Read more

Jordan Hicks out for season with torn pectoral

Monday, November 9, 2015, 3:55 PM
Eagles linebacker Jordan Hicks will miss the remainder of the season with a torn left pectoral tendon, a devastating injury for a rookie who emerged from a reserve role to become one of the most productive players on the team. Hicks was hurt Sunday in the fourth quarter of the Eagles' 33-27 win over... Read more

Eagles-Cowboys II Snap Count Analysis

Monday, November 9, 2015, 3:20 PM
QUARTERBACK Sam Bradford: 73 (100%) Analysis: Bradford continues to take every snap for the Eagles, and the team will no longer be able to receive a fourth-round pick from the St. Louis Rams. Bradford finished with his second-best quarterback rating of the season, 103.4. OFFENSIVE LINE Allen Barbre:... Read more

Eagles-Cowboys: What Did We Learn?

Monday, November 9, 2015, 9:52 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas – The Eagles eked out a back-and-forth affair with a dramatic 33-27 overtime win against the Cowboys on Sunday night. They still haven’t delivered what could be called a “clean” effort, but there is legitimate reason to be optimistic as the 4-4 Birds enter the... Read more

Ryan Mathews active vs. Cowboys; Nelson Agholor inactive

Sunday, November 8, 2015, 7:11 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Running back Ryan Mathews is active for the Eagles in Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys, but wide receiver Nelson Agholor is inactive. Linebacker Kiko Alonso is active for the first time since Week 2, as expected. In addition to Agholor, the Eagles' inactives are tackle... Read more

Early Birds: Eagles-Cowboys II Predictions

Friday, November 6, 2015, 10:35 AM
1. How will the Eagles offense do? Jeff McLane: The Eagles will fare better on offense than they did in the first meeting. How's that sound? Of course, there's really only one place to go after that debacle and it's up. The Eagles gained a meager seven rushing yards on 17 carries when they first... Read more

Early Birds: Vinny Curry no longer at OLB; Importance of tackling dummies; Riley Cooper's haircut

Thursday, November 5, 2015, 9:16 AM
1) The Vinny Curry-at-outside linebacker experiment appears over. The Eagles tried Curry at outside linebacker earlier in the season when Marcus Smith was injured. Defensive coordinator Bill Davis said it "weakened" both Curry's game and the Eagles defense. “I don't think it was real fair... Read more

Sam Bradford says he never saw reported contract offer, "must have gotten lost in the mail"

Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 3:32 PM
Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford denied a 94.1-WIP report that he turned down a four-year contract extension during the offseason. "That offer must have gotten lost in the mail," Bradford said Wednesday. "I never saw that one." The report said that Bradford was offered a four-year deal worth about... Read more

Early Birds: Ryan Mathews' role; Preparing for Dez Bryant; Remembering Matt Cassel

Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 9:27 AM
1) Ryan Mathews is averaging 6.1 yards per carry this season – but he has only 56 carries. Mathews has been the most productive running back in the Eagles’ backfield and remains second fiddle to DeMarco Murray. He reiterated on Tuesday that he knew what he was getting into when he came... Read more
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