Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Eagles-Colts: What did we learn?

Sunday, August 16, 2015, 9:04 PM
The Eagles had a successful start to their preseason with a 36-10 win over the Colts on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. There were some errors, as would be expected, but there was significantly more good than bad, and most important for the team, there weren’t any major injuries. Here’s... Read more

DeMarco Murray sits; lineup changes; Cody Parkey's inconsistent opener

Sunday, August 16, 2015, 7:22 PM
DeMarco Murray did not play in the Eagles’ 36-10 win over the Indianapolis Colts in Sunday's preseason opener. Murray and coach Chip Kelly said last week that Murray is not injured even though he had an uneven practice schedule. “We knew we were going to go out and try to work him out... Read more

DeMarco Murray active for preseason opener; DeMeco Ryans, Mychal Kendricks inactive

Sunday, August 16, 2015, 12:03 PM
Running back DeMarco Murray is not one of the seven players declared inactive for the Eagles' preseason opener on Sunday, although there is no official word yet on whether he will play. Murray did not practice in team drills on Saturday. Linebackers DeMeco Ryans and Mychal Kendricks will not be in... Read more

Chip Kelly offers updates on DeMarco Murray, Kiko Alonso

Friday, August 14, 2015, 12:25 PM
Chip Kelly had a one-word explanation on what has held DeMarco Murray back this summer. "Me," Kelly said. Kelly said that the Eagles' high-priced running back, who has been in and out of practice during training camp, is not injured. “He’s coming along," Kelly said. "He’s done... Read more

Ertz to miss all of preseason after "core muscle" surgery

Friday, August 14, 2015, 12:20 PM
Tight end Zach Ertz had surgery to correct a "core muscle injury" and will be sidelined for all of the preseason, the Eagles said on Friday. The team expects Ertz to be ready by the start of the regular season on Sept. 14. A "core muscle injury" can often be characterized as a sports hernia, but Ertz... Read more

Eagles QB Sam Bradford will not play in preseason opener

Friday, August 14, 2015, 12:04 PM
Sam Bradford will not play in the Eagles' preseason opener Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, coach Chip Kelly said Friday. Mark Sanchez will start at quarterback. Bradford will play in the Week 2 game against the Baltimore Ravens. "That’s my decision," Kelly said. "He really wants to play... Read more

Early Birds: Bill Davis' memories of Sam Bradford; 5 best DBs for nickel; what coaches want in preseason

Friday, August 14, 2015, 8:33 AM
1) Sam Bradford’s first NFL start came against the Arizona Cardinals. Bill Davis was the Cardinals’ defensive coordinator. He blitzed safety Adrian Wilson 10-15 times around the edge against the rookie quarterback. “He kept hitting Sam and hitting Sam,” Davis said Thursday... Read more

Eagles Practice observations: The Sproles factor; Rowe better outside; Burton shines in Ertz’s absence

Thursday, August 13, 2015, 5:19 PM
The Eagles held their 10th practice of training camp on Thursday. Here are some highlights and observations: 1. Chip Kelly means what he says (sometimes). He said back in March that he wanted to get Darren Sproles more involved in the offense. Even though Sproles dropped a spot on the running-back... Read more

DeMarco Murray not practicing again; Eagles injured growing

Thursday, August 13, 2015, 12:05 PM
Despite his claim on Wednesday that he wasn't injured, DeMarco Murray wasn't suited up to practice on Thursday. The running back wasn't the only Eagles player conspicuously missing from practice. Linebacker DeMeco Ryans wasn't going to practice for the second straight day. Linebacker Mychal Kendricks... Read more

Early Birds: Jordan Matthews' post-practice routine; Zach Ertz's blocking; Allen Barbre's value

Thursday, August 13, 2015, 9:32 AM
1) After practice, Jordan Matthews heads to the JUGS machine to catch more passes. This is not unusual among wide receivers. But one drill he does there is unconventional. Matthews lies on his back, with his head closer to the JUGS machine than his legs. He catches the balls this way, and there’s... Read more
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