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Ranking NFL teams by age: Rams the youngest, Lions the oldest, Eagles 10th

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 9:19 PM
As of roughly 9pm on cut down day, when I finished collecting data from all 32 NFL team website rosters, the Rams had the youngest team in the NFL, as they did last year. The Lions are the oldest. By the time you read this, this data will already out of date as teams continue to make minor tweaks to... Read more

5 college players to watch today who could be of interest to the Eagles next May

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 12:17 PM
Today is the first week of the college football season, and if you're a fan of the NFL draft, it's the first look at some of the "groceries" the Eagles may be shopping for next offseason. Here are 5 players to keep an eye on today: • Kyle Van Noy, OLB, 6'3, 235, BYU: 3:30pm, BYU at Virginia Van... Read more

What they're saying: Average age of Eagles players stands at 25.53 after first cutdowns

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 10:34 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles announced they released the following 12 players yesterday: - LB Everette Brown - DT Antonio Dixon - QB Dennis Dixon - DE David King - QB G.J. Kinne - OL Matt Kopa - CB Trevard Lindley (waived with injury settlement) - WR Ifeanyi Momah ... Read more

10 random observations from Eagles-Jets

Friday, August 30, 2013, 11:44 AM
The Eagles' reserves played a sloppy game last night against the Jets. There was more bad than good. Here are 10 random observations: 1) Drops are a big problem for the Eagles TEs. Brent Celek, Zach Ertz, and Clay Harbor have all had several drops in the preseason games, which is a carryover from... Read more

What they're saying: Eagles sloppy in final preseason game vs Jets

Friday, August 30, 2013, 9:34 AM
The preseason is over, with the Eagles' backups playing a very sloppy game at the Meadowlands last night. Final cuts will be made by 6pm Saturday night, and I'm sure the Eagles front office will be very interested to see who might shake free across the league. Here's what they're saying... Tight end... Read more

I've got to be... an Achoooooo man: ILB Emmanuel Acho likely secures his spot on the Eagles

Thursday, August 29, 2013, 11:42 PM
Hey! Hey! HEY! HEY! HEY! A-cho... A-cho... Achooooooo maaaaaan! I've got to be... an Achoooooo man! I've got to be an Acho Acho maaaan... yeah... I've got to be an Acho! In 2009, the Eagles drafted Macho Harris out of Virginia Tech, and for ridiculous reasons, my hope was that he would eventually... Read more

Live chat: Eagles at Jets, 7 p.m.

Thursday, August 29, 2013, 12:10 PM
The Eagles fall to the Jets, 27-20, in the preseason finale at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Eagles quarterback Nick Foles completed six of 17 pass attempts for 63 yards. Matt Barkley comepleted 13 of 27 attempts for 134 yards and threw an interception. Join philly.com's Jimmy Kempski... Read more

Eagles training camp 2013: What they're saying: Some love for the special teams units

Thursday, August 29, 2013, 9:06 AM
The Eagles' 4th and final preseason game is tonight, which is basically just a "last chance" kind of deal for the final 2 or 3 roster spots. Nick Foles will get the start at QB. Here's what they're saying... Detailed game review: PHI 31, JAX 24 - Tommy Lawlor, IgglesBlitz This thing is almost 8000... Read more

Eagles training camp 2013: Alex Henery is striding faster on kickoffs, and the results are good

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 8:19 PM
According to NFL.com, Alex Henery averaged 63.3 yards on his kickoffs in 2012, which means that opposing kick returners were fielding the ball at the 1.7 yard line, on average. So far throughout the preseason, he's averaging 67.4 yards per kickoff, meaning that returners are fielding his kicks 2.4... Read more

Eagles training camp 2013: What they're saying: Ducks and Eagles fans are new best friends

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 8:19 AM
I'll be doing an Eagles chat later, and since there's no media access today, I can go a little longer than normal. Please submit your qustions! Until then, here's what they're saying about the Birds... Detailed game review: The defense vs Jags - Tommy Lawlor, IgglesBlitz LOGAN - Came in at NT on the... Read more
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