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A look at the Eagles defensive line

Thursday, February 28, 2013, 4:28 PM
Entering the player acquisition period of the offseason, it's worthwhile to focus on the defensive line. By releasing Cullen Jenkins and Mike Patterson earlier this week, the Eagles have only three surefire, true defensive linemen for the 3-4 defense/4-3 under they're expected to play. (Brandon Graham... Read more

Five observations from the NFL combine

Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 10:20 AM
The NFL Scouting Combine has concluded, and now teams will go back over their pre-combine draft board and have a better idea of the prospects based on medical examinations, interviews, and physical testing. In some cases, players move up and down. In most cases, the Combine is a way to verify what... Read more

Video: Is '13 a rebuilding year for the Eagles?

Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 12:45 PM
The Eagles released Cullen Jenkins and Mike Patterson Monday, clearing up cap space. The Inquirer's Jeff McLane and CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss which free agents the Eagles should target. Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Monday, February 25, 2013, 8:21 PM
Join the Inquirer's Zach Berman as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning Tuesday at 11 a.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

Potential Eagles target Dion Jordan to undergo surgery, be sidelined 3-4 months

Saturday, February 23, 2013, 4:22 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Potential Eagles draft prospect Dion Jordan, a pass rusher from Oregon, will miss 3-4 months because of shoulder surgery. Jordan is expected to undergo surgery after he leaves the Scouting Combine to rectify a labrum injury sustained in the middle of last season. The injury could theoretically... Read more

Philadelphia-area native Justin Pugh talks Eagles; Kyle Long discusses Chip Kelly

Friday, February 22, 2013, 10:11 AM
When Syracuse offensive lineman Justin Pugh played Temple this season, he had 220 friends and family from Holland, Pa., representing the "Pugh Crew." "They definitely want me to go to the Eagles," said Pugh, a promising offensive lineman who went to Council Rock South. Pugh met with the Eagles on... Read more

Former Oregon running back explains Chip Kelly's affinity for science

Friday, February 22, 2013, 4:57 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Oregon running back Kenjon Barner did not sound surprised that Chip Kelly added a sports science coordinator. Barner said science was a consistent emphasis of Kelly's at Oregon. “Everything that we did at Oregon was based on science,” Barner said. “How we practiced... Read more

Video: Eagles plan for future at NFL Combine

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 10:58 PM
Are Nick Foles and Nnamdi Asomugha in Chip Kelly's future plans in Philadelphia? The Inquirer's Jeff McLane tells CineSport's Brian Clark from the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Read more

49ers GM: Tom Gamble's decision to leave San Francisco was 'chance for him to go home'

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 10:42 AM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Tom Gamble's departure from the San Francisco 49ers to the Eagles to become Howie Roseman's deputy as vice president of player personnel was notable not only because of the magnitude of the move -- Gamble is well regarded as a personnel evaluator -- but also the timing of the move.... Read more

How Antonio Dixon, Brandon Graham, and Trent Cole would fit in a 3-4

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 5:23 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- If the Eagles switch to a 3-4 defense, it's expected that Fletcher Cox and Mychal Kendricks will be able to adjust. But there are more questions about other players on the roster. One of the key positions is nose tackle. Antonio Dixon, who is 6-foot-3, 322 pounds and 27 years old... Read more
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