Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Eagles Practice observations: Ertz explodes; Maxwell and Huff show up; Tebowmania

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 5:22 PM
The Eagles held their third practice of training camp on Tuesday. It was at Lincoln Financial Field and open to the public. Here are some highlights and observations: 1. The Zach Ertz Catch of the Day had been a part of the last note in my observations after the previous two practices, but it deserves... Read more

Chip Kelly on Riley Cooper decision in 2013 and issues of race, plus his relationship with players

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 12:58 PM
Two years after Chip Kelly made the decision to keep Riley Cooper following the release of a video of Cooper shouting a racial slur at a concert, the incident is still raised whenever the topic of Kelly and race is discussed. Kelly said that the backlash he receives regarding race and his decisions... Read more

Bradford extension remains unlikely despite report

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 12:48 PM
On April 30, Chip Kelly said that the Eagles had begun talks with Sam Bradford about a new contract. While the Eagles coach has said little else about negotiations, there have been two recent reports about the status of those talks. NFL Network reported last week that Bradford had decided to play... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 8:51 AM
As the Eagles get ready to hold an open practice at the Lincoln Financial Field, join the Inquirer's Zach Berman at 10 a.m. Tuesday for a chat about all the latest news and rumors. Read more

Early Birds: DeMeco Ryans' recovery; playing time for top 3 ILBs; Bill Davis' hindsight on '14 CBs

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 7:45 AM
1) DeMeco Ryans is nine months removed from the torn Achilles tendon in his right leg, and he’s on the practice field without restrictions. “I’m right where I need to be,” Ryans said. “I feel pretty good. Recovery is going really well. I’m happy to be out here... Read more

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
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