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Archive: August, 2013

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 1:18 AM
Join the Inquirer's Zach Berman as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning Tuesday at 1 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to follow along and ask questions. Read more

Kelly: Foles to start; First team won't play in preseason finale

Monday, August 26, 2013, 12:04 PM
Chip Kelly said that he will rest his starters in Thursday night's preseason finale at the New York Jets, but that he may have to play some first teamers because of injuries at cornerback. Nick Foles will start at quarterback and he and Matt Barkley will take the majority of snaps, the Eagles coach... Read more

Who Makes the Roster: Tight ends

Monday, August 26, 2013, 11:25 AM
The Eagles need to get from 90 players to 53 on their roster by 6 p.m. Aug. 31. They’ll get to 75 by Tuesday. Chip Kelly and Howie Roseman still have a lot of work left to do as they whittle their roster down. The Inquirer’s Eagles beat reporters will spend the next two weeks predicting... Read more

A closer look at Michael Vick vs. the Jaguars: What went wrong (or right)

Monday, August 26, 2013, 4:34 PM
On Saturday night, I wrote the following, however obvious, with little evidence except for my eyes: Michael Vick's performance against the Jaguars brought "back memories of the 2010-11 Vick, the one that needlessly held onto the ball too long and bore the superhero cap one time too often." After re-watching... Read more

Eagles release safety Kenny Phillips; Also cut Chaney

Sunday, August 25, 2013, 4:46 PM
Make that twelve. Not long after the Eagles announced that they had released 10 players, the team cut safety Kenny Phillips, per an NFL source. ProFootballTalk.com first reported the transaction. Linebacker Jamar Chaney was also informed of his release on Sunday. Chaney struggled playing inside as... Read more

Eagles release 12 players; Roster at 76

Sunday, August 25, 2013, 3:45 PM
UPDATE: Make that twelve. The Eagles cut safety Kenny Phillips and linebacker Jamar Chaney. The Eagles roster now stands at 76. FROM EARLIER: The Eagles released ten players to trim their roster to 78 two days before they must get to 75. The most prominent names on the list were cornerback Eddie... Read more

Eagles-Jaguars: What did we learn?

Sunday, August 25, 2013, 12:42 AM
It wasn’t pretty, but the Eagles beat the Jaguars, 31-24, to move to 2-1 on the preseason. The Birds won on the strength of their second team, though. The starters were sloppy on both sides of the ball, and special teams coughed up one of three turnovers on the night. Michael Vick regressed to... Read more

Cornerbacks Brandon Hughes, Eddie Whitley both leave early with injuries

Sunday, August 25, 2013, 12:40 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Two Eagles cornerbacks left Saturday's 31-24 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars with injuries, further depleting a depth chart that was already thin in the defensive backfield. Cornerback Brandon Hughes fractured his left hand playing on special teams in the first quarter. Eddie... Read more

Vick 'proud' of preseason, ready for the season to begin

Sunday, August 25, 2013, 12:27 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Michael Vick is ready for the season opener. He said as much, without any equivocation, after the Eagles' 31-24 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third preseason game. Coach Chip Kelly hasn't determined if the starters will play in Thursday's game against the Jets... Read more

Who Makes the Roster: Cornerbacks

Friday, August 23, 2013, 12:59 PM
The Eagles need to get from 90 players to 53 on their roster by 6 p.m. Aug. 31. They’ll get to 75 by Aug. 27. Chip Kelly and Howie Roseman still have a lot of work left to do as they whittle their roster down. The Inquirer’s Eagles beat reporters will predict who stay and who goes. Here’s... Read more
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