Friday, August 29, 2014
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Sources: LB Travis Long tore his ACL

Friday, August 29, 2014, 9:03 PM
Eagles linebacker Travis Long tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during Thursday night’s preseason finale, NFL sources said. Long, who tore the ACL in his right knee as a senior at Washington State, was expected to make the Eagles’ 53-man roster. The team had been touting... Read more

Final 53-man roster predictions from Eagles beat reporters

Friday, August 29, 2014, 9:16 AM
Final 53-man roster predictions from The Inquirer's Eagles beat reporters: JEFF MCLANE Quarterbacks (3): Nick Foles, Mark Sanchez, Matt Barkley Running backs (4): LeSean McCoy, Darren Sproles, Chris Polk, Kenjon Barner Wide receivers (6): Jeremy Maclin, Riley Cooper, Jordan Matthews, Brad Smith... Read more

Eagles-N.Y. Jets: What did we learn?

Friday, August 29, 2014, 1:06 AM
It was essentially a meaningless preseason finale with most of the Eagles regulars resting, but it was an efficient capper for Chip Kelly’s troops as they whipped the Jets, 37-7, on Thursday night. The story of the night, of course, was the kicker battle that seemed to have rookie Cody Parkey... Read more

Chip Kelly on the kickers, Matt Barkley, Henry Josey, Damaris Johnson, and more

Friday, August 29, 2014, 12:23 AM
Even after Cody Parkey hit two 50+ field goals on Thursday, Eagles coach Chip Kelly was not ready to name the rookie the team’s kicker this season. Parkey is competing with Alex Henery for the spot. “I know you're going to ask that question, but we're not making any cuts right now,”... Read more

Who Makes the Roster: Quarterback/Specialists

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 3:40 PM
The Eagles have already narrowed their roster from 90 to 76 and must get to 53 for the regular season by Aug. 30. The Inquirer’s beat reporters predict who stays and who goes. Here’s the lineup: Aug. 18: Defensive line Aug. 19: Linebacker Aug. 20: Wide receiver/tight end Aug. 21: Offensive... Read more

Who Makes the Roster: Running back

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 10:59 AM
The Eagles have already narrowed their roster from 90 to 76 and must get to 53 for the regular season by Aug. 30. The Inquirer’s beat reporters predict who stays and who goes. Here’s the lineup: Aug. 18: Defensive line Aug. 19: Linebacker Aug. 20: Wide receiver/tight end Aug. 21: Offensive... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 1:02 AM
Join the Inquirer's Zach Berman as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, starting Tuesday at 10 a.m. Read more

Who Makes the Roster: Safety

Monday, August 25, 2014, 3:55 PM
The Eagles will narrow their roster from 90 to 75 by Aug. 26 and to 53 for the regular season by Aug. 30. The Inquirer’s beat reporters will spend the next eight days predicting who stays and who goes. Here’s the lineup: Aug. 18: Defensive line Aug. 19: Linebacker Aug. 20: Wide receiver/tight... Read more

Eagles-Steelers: Film Review of the Defense

Sunday, August 24, 2014, 4:58 PM
Here’s the breakdown of the Eagles defense in the Steelers game after re-watching the tape (note: the NFL doesn’t provide the all-22 coaches film in the preseason): FIRST TEAM Defensive line: I’ll start with the second leg of the rotation up front. Brandon Bair continued to impress... Read more

Chip on his lopsided Oregon players: 'Like having good football players'

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 2:48 PM
When the Eagles traded for running back Kenjon Barner it gave Chip Kelly nine former Oregon players that he coached in college on his roster. The team trimmed its 90-man roster to 76 on Saturday and all nine former Ducks remained. While several aren’t expected to be on the final 53-man roster... Read more
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