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Archive: August, 2013

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 By the time you read this, this data will already out of date as teams continue to make minor tweaks to...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

Watkins, Harbor out; Eagles trim to 53

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 2:11 PM
The Eagles cut from 62 to the regular-season limit of 53 today, but the composition of the remaining roster indicates more moves will be coming through the Labor Day Weekend. (For one thing, they ended up with just three outside linebackers.) The release of guard Danny Watkins is the headline, not... 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

What Eagles' early cuts mean

Friday, August 30, 2013, 1:53 PM
First, the names, in case you haven't figured out how to use Twitter yet: The Eagles released LB Everette Brown, NT Antonio Dixon, QB Dennis Dixon, DE Dave King, QB G.J. Kinne, OL Matt Kopa, CB Trevard Lindley (waived/injured after ankle sprain Thursday), WR Ifeyani Momah, WR Will Murphy, OL Dallas... 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

McLane and Berman's Final 53-man roster predictions

Friday, August 30, 2013, 10:59 AM
Eagles coach Chip Kelly will spend the next two days trimming his roster down to 53 by Saturday's 6 p.m. deadline, but here's The Inquirer beat reporters' final predictions for who makes the team: JEFF MCLANE Quarterbacks (3): Michael Vick, Nick Foles, Matt Barkley. Running backs (3): LeSean McCoy... 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
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