EAGLES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jeffrey Lurie Confirmed the Eagles’ Rule Proposal was About Kelly Green

Jeffrey Lurie spoke to the gathered media at the owners’ meetings yesterday, and confirmed what we all presumed: The proposed rule change for a second helmet proposed by the Eagles was to bring back Kelly Green. Lurie also hinted he’s open to a full-time switch back to the kelly green color scheme: “I want to see us use Kelly green as our alternate and Thursday night-type...
Via Crossing Broad
7 minutes ago

Wednesday news roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles will not be on ‘Hard Knocks’ in 2017Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie confirmed the Eagles will not be on HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ this … Count the Philadelphia Eagles out of the Hard Knocks sweepstakes. Gase: With Alshon Jeffery, ‘you don’t have to think, just throw it …In addition to adding Jeffery this offseason, the Eagles also brought in former 49ers receiver Torrey...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeffrey Lurie is determined to bring back the Kelly Green jerseys

The last time the Philadelphia Eagles wore their Kelly Green jerseys was back in Week 1 of the 2010 season against the Green Bay Packers. Ever since that game, Eagles fans have been clamoring for the jersey combination to make a return. On Tuesday, at the NFL Owners Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie made it clear that he wants the team to use the Kelly Green...
Via Total Sports Live
11 hours ago

How Chris Long And Patrick Robinson Affect The Philadelphia Eagles Offseason

From Super Bowl Champion and injured reserve to midnight green. What do the recent free agent signings mean for the Philadelphia Eagles moving forward? Only one day after the annual NFL coaches meetings got underway, the Philadelphia Eagles inked Chris Long to a two-year deal, per multiple reports. Not an afternoon later, the Eagles had snagged […] How Chris Long And Patrick Robinson...
Via Section215
18 hours ago

The Eagles Will Sign Super Bowl Champion Chris Long

Mike Garafolo and Ian Rappppppppppppopopopopoport interupt the owners meetings to confirm this bit of NFL news: The eldest son of Howie Long, Chris spent the first eight seasons of his career in St. Louis before playing with New England last year. He’s played in all 16 games in 7 of his 9 seasons. Long’s 2014 season was shortened due to ankle surgery. White Thunder – which...
Via Crossing Broad
23 hours ago

Report: Chris Long signs one-year deal with Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to a one-year deal with veteran defensive lineman Chris Long.NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo was the first to report the news, and his colleague Ian Rapoport added that the contract Long signed is similar to the one he played under with the New England Patriots last season. Long took less money to sign with the Patriots last season because he wanted...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: How stable is the offensive line?

There are few positions in professional sports as shrouded in mystery as those of the offensive line. The stat sheets come back with all zeros save for a lone tackle on a turnover or fumble recovery. And yet, we seem to have a good grasp of knowing when one is failing miserably. The Philadelphia Eagles used eleven different offensive linemen in 2016, plugging holes from injury and...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles draft strategy: cornerback or wide receiver?

The Philadelphia Eagles have been successful in free agency so far, adding weapons on the offensive side of the ball to help second year quarterback, Carson Wentz.  The additions of Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith to short term contracts should give Wentz reliable targets and help stretch the field for the rest of the offense.  However, they ended up losing some important players...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite pulling proposal, Eagles’ desire for multiple helmets has merit

The Philadelphia Eagles generated a little bit of a stir for uniform critics following the NFL this offseason, but a proposal to allow for an alternate helmet design in addition to the standard helmets for each team has been yanked from the agenda by the team. Specifically, the Eagles filed a proposal to allow teams to wear an alternate helmet in a color that matches the alternate...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Dominating the offseason pt. 2 (rule changes)

While the Philadelphia Eagles dominated free agency with perhaps the sexiest moves in the league, they continued their recent string of active offseason moves by proposing the most rule changes of any team in the NFL. Per Pro Football Talk, the Eagles’ four proposed rule changes include the following: By Philadelphia: Gives additional protections for long snappers on kick plays...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Brooks accepts wedding invite from Eagles fan

Brandon Brooks probably will be treated as quite the distinguished guest after accepting an invitation to a Philadelphia Eagles fan’s wedding.Geoff Lane, an Eagles fan living in Washington, D.C., thought it would be a hoot to invite the Eagles offensive lineman — and fellow Miami of Ohio alum — to his upcoming nuptials.“As a 2007 graduate of Miami University, a Delaware valley...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery denies reaching out to Adam Schefter for advice

You may recall this week that a fascinating profile came out at Sports Illustrated detailing the behind the scenes work of ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter. Nobody in sports media breaks as much news or has as much access as Schefty. And according to Sports Illustrated, that access doesn’t just include the mysterious “league sources” or front office types, but players too.SI...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery: ‘I NEVER sought advice from media’ before signing with Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is denying reports that he called up ESPN’s Adam Schefter to ask his advice on signing a contract with a new team. And he may be vindicated, because if the report of him making the call are true, he didn’t technically ask anybody for advice, just for information. According to MMQB’s Tim Rohan, who mirrored Schefter on the busy...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears expected to sign Mark Sanchez

Mark Sanchez visited with the Chicago Bears on Thursday, and apparently things went well.NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says Sanchez is expected to sign with the Bears. The Bears recently signed Mike Glennon to be their starting quarterback, so Sanchez would be competing to be his backup. The team also has Connor Shaw and David Fales on their roster at quarterback.Sanchez has been a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alshon Jeffery sought advice from Adam Schefter before signing with the Eagles

Alshon Jeffery entered NFL free agency as one of the top available players. But on the first day of the period, he was just like a fan — turning to Adam Schefter.Tim Rohan of MMQB was with Schefter throughout the day. At 11:09 am, Schefter got a call from Jeffery.“In the middle of Schefter’s flurry of calls, Alshon Jeffery (49 Markman points) rings him, wanting to know how...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Torrey Smith: Colin Kaepernick’s ‘skill set vastly exceeds’ other QBs who have found jobs

As it stands, free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains unemployed. Meanwhile, multiple other quarterbacks have been signed since free agency officially began on March 9.This has particularly caught the attention of Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Torrey Smith, who worked with Kaepernick for the previous two seasons in San Francisco. Things are definitely not adding up as...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chase Daniel asks Eagles for release, wants to start

Chase Daniel is the odd man out in Philadelphia after the Eagles signed Nick Foles, and he wants out so he can pursue a starting job somewhere.Daniel requested his release from the Eagles after they added Foles to back up Carson Wentz, and the veteran backup thinks he should be a starter in the NFL. Once upon a time, Daniel was going to compete for the Eagles’ starting job, but...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery brags about Carson Wentz as soon as he touches down in Philadelphia

Former Chicago Bears wideout Alshon Jeffery just wants to play with an elite quarterback. Given the want, Jeffery decided to gamble on himself in free agency and ink a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles. This might confuse some, as Carson Wentz was only a rookie last year and suffered down the stretch. Don’t tell that to Jeffery, who had some mighty high praise for his...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles will reportedly explore signing Jamaal Charles

The Philadelphia Eagles are entertaining the possibility of reuniting head coach Doug Pedersen with recently-released running back Jamaal Charles.Per Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk, Pederson said during a press conference at the Scouting Combine Wednesday that the Eagles will explore bringing Charles to the organization.Pedersen was the offensive coordinator for the Chiefs for three...
Via The Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS Offseason Preview: Philadelphia Eagles

Between now and the start of the new league year in March, TGS is providing brief summaries looking ahead at the offseason from the perspective of each NFL team. In this edition, we look at the Philadelphia Eagles. 2016 record: 7-9 — 4th place, NFC East What’s new? They enter the offseason with Carson Wentz locked in as the starting quarter. This time last year it was supposedly...
Via This Given Sunday
February 24, 2017  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson talks up return to Eagles

DeSean Jackson returning home to the Philadelphia Eagles is one of the more underrated possible story lines this offseason.Jackson has spent the last three years with the Washington Redskins in the NFC East, but was drafted by the Eagles back in 2008 and put on a show during his time there. An ugly split led to his staying within the division.Things have changed in Philadelphia,...
Via The Sports Daily
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss
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