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Archive: July, 2013

RB Tucker and punter Wing fail conditioning tests

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 11:02 AM
The Eagles placed running back Matthew Tucker and punter Brad Wing on the non-football injury list after the rookies failed to pass conditioning tests, according to an NFL source. Eagles rookies and selected veterans reported to training camp on Monday and will participate in their first practice... Read more

Eagles in the a.m.: July 23

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 9:23 AM
The second day of training camp includes the first day of practice. Here's what to expect: IN TUESDAY'S INQUIRER - Five quarterbacks checked in. One will emerge. The quarterback competition on day one, including Nick Foles saying he's not here to be a backup, and Howie Roseman acknowledging Vick... Read more

Vick on if he lost QB competition: 'I would continue to support' Eagles

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 5:03 PM
Despite saying that he had confidence in himself, Michael Vick entertained the idea of losing out in the Eagles quarterback competition, and said that he would support the team and, of course, the starter if he were in a backup role. “I would continue to support this team. I’m here for... Read more

Chip Kelly: Quarterback reps will be 'same plan' as minicamp

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 4:34 PM
Chip Kelly said the Eagles will name a starter by the week of the opener, so there will not be a scenario in which the Eagles enter the week of the Washington Redskins game with a competition still taking place. The Eagles coach said after the team's first practice on Monday that Michael Vick and Nick... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 3:07 AM
Join the Inquirer's Zach Berman as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning Tuesday at 10 a.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to follow along and ask questions. Read more

Roseman on Vick and competition: "He's all for it"

Monday, July 22, 2013, 2:32 PM
In June, Michael Vick was candid about his feelings regarded the splitting of first team-repetitions with Nick Foles. He said it was difficult and later told CSNPhilly.com that he preferred for Chip Kelly to name a starting quarterback by training camp. Vick has since backed away from those comments... Read more

Eagles in the a.m.: July 22

Monday, July 22, 2013, 9:38 AM
Welcome to Day 1 of training camp. Each morning during camp and throughout the season, come to this space to find the daily coverage in the Inqurier and the up-to-the-minute coverage on Inquirer.com. IN MONDAY'S INQUIRER - The Eagles training camp is another milestone in a new era under Chip Kelly... Read more

Lane Johnson in camp on time, eager to start at right tackle

Monday, July 22, 2013, 7:29 PM
Lane Johnson officially signed his contract on Monday morning, fulfilling the promise he gave the Eagles when they drafted him that he will arrive at camp on time. “I think it’s very important, especially as a rookie you don’t want to miss any time to learn or learn from other player... Read more

Barkley on being counted out of QB race: "There IS an open competition"

Monday, July 22, 2013, 5:13 PM
Matt Barkley had an announcement for anyone that has counted the rookie out of the Eagles quarterback competition. “There is an open competition, so whether you feel like it or not, it’s there,” Barkley said today as rookies and all five quarterbacks reported to training camp at... Read more

Nick Foles 'not here to be the backup,' but says no leader in QB competition

Monday, July 22, 2013, 4:52 PM
Nick Foles is balancing expressions of confidence with being as bland as possible about the quarterback competition. He acheived that on Monday by stating he's not in Philadelphia to be a backup, but insisted that no one is ahead at this point. “I’m not here to be the backup. I’m... Read more
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