Monday, August 3, 2015

Travis Long tears ACL again

Monday, August 3, 2015, 5:47 PM
Travis Long tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee one year after suffering the same injury, ending the season for the Eagles outside linebacker. Long was hurt Monday during practice. If the Eagles want to open a roster spot, they would need to waive Long as injured and he would revert... Read more

DeMarco Murray practices on Monday, does not have reason for Sunday's absence from team drills

Monday, August 3, 2015, 3:59 PM
DeMarco Murray returned to a normal practice load on Monday, but he did not have an explanation for his conspicuous absence from team drills on Sunday. He said that his lack of participation was a coach's decision, and it was not related to an injury. "You’re always upset when you don’t... Read more

Eagles Practice observations: Matthews-Bradford get hot; Sanchez gets first team reps; Long leaves practice

Monday, August 3, 2015, 3:54 PM
The Eagles held their second practice of training camp on Monday. Here are some highlights and observations: 1. Jordan Matthews gets my “Camper of the Day” award. Practices that limit contact tend to highlight the passing game and those mostly involved, but Matthews had a standout performance... Read more

Early Birds: Nolan Carroll off limits; a rookie RB to watch; Malcolm Jenkins as team spokesman

Monday, August 3, 2015, 7:43 AM
1) The Eagles received interest from other teams for both Brandon Boykin and Nolan Carroll during the summer. They were willing to move Boykin. They were unwilling to move Carroll. Both players are in the final year of their contracts. Boykin (25) is younger than Carroll (28), contributed more last... Read more

Eagles Practice observations: Bradford gets all the reps; Murray rests; Shepherd steps up

Sunday, August 2, 2015, 4:08 PM
The Eagles will hold approximately 16 practices during training camp that will be open to the media. I’ll be there to chronicle every one. Here’s how Sunday’s first session looked: 1. Chip Kelly said before practice that Sam Bradford was 100 percent cleared to go and that he expected... Read more

Chip: Confused by Boykin comments; Kendricks is staying

Sunday, August 2, 2015, 12:21 PM
Chip Kelly said that he was surprised by comments Brandon Boykin made to CSNPhilly that the Eagles coach was "uncomfortable around grown men of our culture." Boykin was traded to the Steelers on Saturday for a conditional fifth round draft pick. While Boykin wasn't specific or available to expand... Read more

Sam Bradford cleared for full practice, on track to play first preseason game

Sunday, August 2, 2015, 11:53 AM
Sam Bradford took his spot at quarterback during the first play of 11-on-11 on the first day of Eagles training camp on Sunday and stayed behind center for all of the first-team snaps throughout the practice. Bradford returned to training camp healthy and with full clearance to participate after he... Read more

Eagles trade Brandon Boykin for draft pick

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 8:28 PM
In June, Brandon Boykin had grown tired of the annual story about his underdog chances to start outside at cornerback for the Eagles. "It's getting real old for me," he said. That story is now old news after the Eagles traded Boykin to the Steelers for a 2016 conditional fifth-round draft pick on... Read more

Early Birds: Chip Kelly on facilities, public practices, and training camp start date

Friday, July 31, 2015, 7:42 AM
1) Chip Kelly wants practice to be efficient, so he should hope there’s not heavy rain or storms during training camp. The Eagles have three outdoor practice fields at the NovaCare Complex, plus additional space. The indoor facility is not even a full-length field. With 90 players on the roster... Read more

Early Birds: Nelson Agholor says Sam Bradford "looks great"; Brent Celek preparing for 9th training camp; Celek on Ertz

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 8:22 AM
1) Nelson Agholor caught passes from Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford last week, and Agholor thought Bradford looked healthy. The Eagles’ first-round pick gave no reason to believe Bradford won’t be ready for the first training camp practice on Sunday after Bradford said in June that he’ll... Read more
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