Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Eagles in the a.m.: Chip Kelly says defenses focused on running game more than DeSean Jackson; more on James Casey, Zach Ertz

Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 8:52 AM
1) There’s a school of thought that the focus on DeSean Jackson was a big reason why Riley Cooper had a breakout season. When I went to Washington’s training camp last week, Redskins coach Jay Gruden discussed how defenses must focus so much on Jackson going deep that it can open up the... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 3:00 AM
Join the Inquirer's Zach Berman as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, starting Tuesday at noon. Read more

Eagles practice observations: Marcus Smith moving up depth chart; Henery winning; Wolff shines

Monday, July 28, 2014, 4:56 PM
The Eagles had their first padded practice of training camp today and it was held at Lincoln Financial Field before slightly less than 15,000 fans, according to the team. There wasn’t much hitting, though. The linemen were a little more aggressive than usual and Malcolm Jenkins tossed Brent Celek... Read more

Chip Kelly on the McCoy-Cole scuffle, the hype of the draft, Matt Barkley, and Malcolm Jenkins

Monday, July 28, 2014, 1:37 PM
The scuffle between LeSean McCoy and Trent Cole happened right in front of Chip Kelly on Sunday, but Kelly did not think it was a big deal. He attributed the attention to a slow news day. "Their emotions got the better part of them, and those things happen," Kelly said before Monday's practice. "It’s... Read more

Eagles in the a.m.: Nolan Carroll's role, depth at inside linebacker, Jaylen Watkins' versatility

Monday, July 28, 2014, 10:17 AM
Check out Birds' Eye View each morning for notes, insight, and analysis about the Eagles. 1) There is much intrigue about cornerback Nolan Carroll, who signed with the Eagles after starting 26 games during four seasons with the Dolphins. He’s been around the ball this spring and summer, and... Read more

Eagles practice observations: McCoy-Cole scuffle; Logan rests; Ertz rising

Sunday, July 27, 2014, 3:35 PM
Day 2 of training camp is in the books. Let’s roll the tape: -- Just as I was remarking to another scribe about how boring the first few days of camp had been, a fight broke out on the first play of 7-on-7 drills. It took a moment to figure out who were the main combatants because there was... Read more

Eagles practice observations: No tackling again; Barkley improves; an early depth chart

Saturday, July 26, 2014, 5:08 PM
The first of 16 Eagles training camp practices open to the media is in the books and there wasn’t much difference in how the team looked depth chart-wise today than it did at the end of the minicamp in June. But let’s get to some observations off what was essentially an uneventful first... Read more

Lane Johnson: "I have no one to blame but myself, it’s all on me"

Friday, July 25, 2014, 1:31 PM
Lane Johnson said he took a prescription drug in April that led to his four-game PED suspension, but the Eagles offensive tackle would not reveal what that drug was or what the medical condition was that caused him to take it, at the advice of coach Chip Kelly. "As a professional, you’re supposed... Read more

Foles on Philly Mag profile: I am who I am

Friday, July 25, 2014, 1:15 PM
Nick Foles said that he didn’t agree with the portrait a recent Philadelphia Magazine profile painted of him and the conclusion the author made that the Eagles quarterback didn’t have enough ego to be a successful NFL quarterback. “I don’t agree with it just because I think... Read more

Eagles safety Keelan Johnson excused from training camp following arrest, meeting with Chip Kelly

Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:04 PM
Eagles safety Keelan Johnson was excused from training camp after Saturday's arrest in Tempe, Ariz. Johnson, who is entering his second season with the team, met with coach Chip Kelly on Thursday in Philadelphia. There is no timetable for his absence. Johnson, 24, was arrested after Tempe authorities... Read more
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