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Archive: July, 2013

Riley Cooper apologizes for racial slur: "I wasn't raised that way"

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 4:39 PM
Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper apologized after he used a racial slur at a Kenny Chesney concert that was video recorded and posted on the Web site CrossingBroad.com. "I'm extremely embarrassed, I'm extremely hurt and extremely sorry for my actions," Cooper said. He said he spoke to Eagles owner... Read more

Chip Kelly: Eagles have 'no issue' with officials controlling tempo

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 4:29 PM
Chip Kelly said he has "no issue" with the officials controlling the tempo after a Wall Street Journal article suggested that the officials might keep Kelly from running the up-tempo offense he likes. The article quoted the NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino saying "we have to make sure... Read more

Peters leaves practice with a mild hamstring injury

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 3:49 PM
Jason Peters left practice early with a mild right hamstring injury, the Eagles said. Chip Kelly said that Peters said that he was OK and that he wasn't worried about the injury. Peters missed all of last season after rupturing his Achilles tendon, but hasn't been limited since the spring. Dennis... Read more

Eagles bring back WR Nick Miller; place Maclin on IR

Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 1:43 PM
The Eagles brought back wide receiver Nick Miller, two weeks after they released him, and placed wide receiver Jeremy Maclin on season-ending Injured Reserve on Tuesday. Maclin torn the ACL in his right knee on Saturday. Miller, who was originally signed in the off-season, takes Maclin's spot on... Read more

Donovan McNabb retires, his No. 5 to be retired on Sept. 19

Monday, July 29, 2013, 12:25 PM
Donovan McNabb fought back tears during his retirement ceremony on Monday, which included a highlight video and speeches from Jeffrey Lurie, Brian Dawkins, and Brian Westbrook. McNabb spoke about his time in Philadelphia, his upbringing, his conduct off the field, and the relationship with his teammates... Read more

The Dave Ball and Chip Kelly connection

Monday, July 29, 2013, 10:57 PM
Dave Ball and Chip Kelly have kept in touch since 2006, when both left New Hampshire -- Ball, a record-breaking wide receiver, and Kelly, then the offensive coordinator. Ball would not have been surprised if in 2006, he was told that they would be reunited in the NFL almost a decade later. "WIth what... Read more

Another ACL at Eagles camp: Jason Phillips goes down

Monday, July 29, 2013, 5:41 PM
A second Eagles player suffered a season-ending ACL tear when linebacker Jason Phillips went down today at training camp at the NovaCare Complex. Phillips was placed on Injured Reserve and the Eagles signed undrafted rookie Travis Long, who played at Washington State. The 6-foot-4, 245-pound Long... Read more

Howie Roseman expects to replace Jeremy Maclin with internal options

Sunday, July 28, 2013, 1:13 PM
The Eagles are looking at internal options to replace Jeremy Maclin, general manager Howie Roseman said. And the team will not just look at the wide receivers to fill in for the injured starting wide receiver. "We're not only looking at just the wide receiver group; we're looking at the running backs... Read more

Riley Cooper: Next up after Maclin’s injury?

Sunday, July 28, 2013, 12:10 PM
When Jeremy Maclin tore his ACL on Saturday, Riley Cooper said that he didn’t have to be told he was the next wide receiver up. “It was just kind of understood,” Cooper said. Now in his third season, Cooper has an established place in the Eagles offense, even if there is an entirely... Read more

Putting the Jeremy Maclin injury into perspective

Sunday, July 28, 2013, 11:54 AM
One day after Jeremy Maclin tore his ACL, the fallout can begin to be understood. There's a few topics to discuss, both for Maclin and the Eagles. Let's look at both... FOR MACLIN: The injury is obviously devastating, for multiple reasons. Anytime a player loses a season in training camp, it's difficult... Read more
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