EAGLES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Previewing the offensive play makers

With a new season approaching, the Philadelphia Eagles offensive is set to make a splash with second-year quarterback Carson Wentz and his bounty of playmakers. When a franchise decides to draft a quarterback early in the draft they create an opportunity to start fresh. In the last couple of years when quarterbacks were drafted in […] Philadelphia Eagles: Previewing the offensive...
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4 hours ago

Torrey Smith reacts to Giants owner's comments on Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick was in the news once again on Memorial Day after New York Giants co-owner John Mara said signing the quarterback would upset fans. No doubt he’s right. Many fans despise the former San Francisco 49ers signal-caller for protesting the national anthem last year.That said, it’s quite remarkable that many of these same fans have no problem whatsoever with their team...
Via Sportsnaut
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

How good will the Philadelphia Eagles’ new wide receiving corps be?

One of the biggest areas the Philadelphia Eagles needed to address this offseason was wide receiver.  The 2016 season was a letdown for this group of pass catchers. Nelson Agholor, a first round pick in 2o15, continued to struggle.  Jordan Matthews had his own troubles with drops.  Dorial Green-Beckham was also a disappointment, after coming over in a trade with the Tennessee...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Tennessee DE Derek Barnett already making a strong impression in Philadelphia

Although Derek Barnett was largely recognized as one of the best pass rushers in the country during his career at Tennessee, he always seemed to be slightly underrated. Barnett recorded 32 sacks in his three seasons with the Vols, one more than No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett did in that span, and he the third defensive end taken in the 2017 NFL Draft when the Philadelphia Eagles...

Doug Pederson: Competition has sharpened Nelson Agholor

The Eagles signed a pair of wide receivers this offseason in Torrey Smith and Alshon Jeffery and drafted two more, something they probably wouldn’t have felt the need to do if Nelson Agholor had thrived after they made him the 20th pick of the 2015 draft. Agholor has caught 59 passes for 648 yards and…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Michael Vick in talks to retire with Falcons

Free agent quarterback Michael Vick said earlier this year that he has officially retired from the NFL. The quarterback even threw a retirement party at the Super Bowl.Now that the 36-year-old is retiring, Vick says he’s talking with the Atlanta Falcons about signing one of those one-day deals in order to retire as a member of the team. He talked about it during an interview with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet the UDFAs

With voluntary OTAs starting to get underway, the Philadelphia Eagles have signed a handful of UDFAs to participate and prove they deserve to make the 53-man roster As the voluntary OTAs are underway for all 32 teams, our Philadelphia Eagles have asked 10 undrafted free agents to come to the Nova Care Complex and show […] Philadelphia Eagles: Meet the UDFAs - Section 215 - Section...
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2 days ago

Assessing the Philadelphia Eagles’ wide receiver value

The Philadelphia Eagles ended the 2016 season like most teams with glaring roster holes. Fans and media then demanded meaningful changes about the roster when in reality often times a name we’ve heard of is enough to satiate the carnal certainty with which fans and media rank roster needs. The Eagles have certainly filled their roster with names with offseason but in about as aimless...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Carson Wentz can make team perennial contenders

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Vince Young officially inks contract with CFL team

Former Tennessee Titans and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Vince Young is back in the professional ranks. The 34-year-old signal caller officially inked a contract with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League on Thursday.Young’s agent, Leigh Steinberg, made the announcement via Twitter. Young had been linked to Saskatchewan over the past couple months with...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Fletcher Cox setting a bad example

Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Browns make Ryan Grigson senior personnel executive

Just when you thought the Cleveland Browns were starting to make sense. Just when they started doing things that seemed competent. The shoe drops. The Factory of Sadness took a few steps backwards Wednesday, adding failed former Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson to its personnel staff.“Ryan brings valuable experience to our personnel group,” said Executive Vice...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles upset with Wentz over work with QB gurus

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz might’ve committed a rookie mistake this offseason.Wentz kept his name out of headlines and didn’t appear in the media much. Rather, what he did do was work on his game in California with quarterbacks coaches Adam Dedeaux and Tom House, who have worked with guys like Tom Brady in the past.As Marcus Hayes of Philly.com pointed out,...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday news roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles first-round pick Derek Barnett already impressing teammates …PHILADELPHIA — One of the standouts from the first practice of Eagles’ OTAs on Tuesday was first-round draft choice defensive end Derek Barnett. Barnett … KRACZ: Carson Wentz’s new toys expected to raise competition …The Eagles’ two new receivers should be an immense help not only for … PHILADELPHIA...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: High expectations for the 2017 season

After an interesting 2016 season the Philadelphia Eagles found themselves in a tough spot. Rookie quarterback Carson Wentz showed signs of brilliance during his first season in the NFL as he and his Eagles started the season 3-0. However, Wentz settled down as did the rest of the team and they finished 7-9 and last in their division, the NFC East. Many people praised Wentz for having...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blount on ‘great’ health: ‘I’m at the weight I need to be at’

LeGarrette Blount is listed at 250 pounds but speculation abounds as to whether or not that’s what the scale reads when he steps on it. And he isn't about to discuss it, either.Despite questions this week concerning his true weight after signing with the Philadelphia Eagles Wednesday on a one-year, $2.8 million deal, Blount refused to divulge such information, saying, “I’m...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

RB LaGarrette Blount to Eagles, 1-year deal

Free agent running back LeGarrette Blount has signed with the Philadelphia Eagles, the team announced Wednesday. The one-year deal is worth up to $2.8 million, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Blount, who remained a free agent a bit longer than expected, reportedly had an offer from the Cardinals as well. The Patriots also offered Blount a deal, but with the team’s additions at...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

LeGarrette Blount signs one-year deal with Eagles

Former New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount has finally found a home in free agency.The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Wednesday that they have agreed to sign Blount to a one-year contract. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the deal could be worth up to $2.8 million. Blount, 30, had a career year in 2016, rushing for 1,161 yards and an NFL-best 18 touchdowns...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Graham says he wasn’t holding out

Brandon Graham is back at work, and the defensive end has heard enough talk about a holdout. Graham reported to the Eagles’ voluntary workouts this week, according to NFL.com, and sent out a tweet saying that any reports of a holdout were, well, fake news. “I was never holding out. I was in Detroit last week spending some time with my family. I’ve never had an issue with my...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

A Walking Boot Isn't Stopping Eagles Draft Pick Sidney Jones From Pumping Iron During His Achilles Rehab

With the 43rd pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles selected Sidney Jones out of the University of Washington. Once a potential top-10 prospect, Jones saw his stock drop when he suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon at his Pro Day. But Jones is not letting the injury slow him down. [youtube video="4ysOFSerLWk" /] The ballhawking cornerback recently posted a video...
Via Stack
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Pearson was encouraged by Roger Goodell to troll Eagles fans

During the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stepped aside and allowed legendary Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Drew Pearson to announce the Cowboys’ pick. Pearson took full advantage of the opportunity. The 66-year old Pearson looked like he had plenty of fun announcing the pick and “trolling” the Philadelphia Eagles fans who were in attendance...
Via The Comeback
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Mathews ‘almost certain’ to be released by Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles added some running back depth when they took former San Diego State star Donnell Pumphrey in the fourth round of the NFL Draft, but they will likely need to make more moves at the position if and when they release Ryan Mathews.Mathews, 29, suffered a herniated disk in his back late last season. He has been a major disappointment for Eagles fans, rushing for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles select DE Derek Barnett at No. 14

Derek Barnett was one of the elite pass rushers in the 2017 NFL Draft class and had quite a few teams interested in him throughout the draft process. When everything was said and done, however, the Philadelphia Eagles were the team that believed in him the most and made him the No. 14 overall pick. Last season with the Tennessee Volunteers, Barnett showcased why the Eagles are so...
Via This Given Sunday
April 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Brian Baldinger is back on NFL Network, five months after being suspended for six months

On October 30, NFL Network analyst Brian Baldinger suggested on local radio that the Philadelphia Eagles should put a bounty on Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. “This is the guy that that we’ve got to hurt,” Baldinger said, via Michael David Smith of ProFootballTalk. “This is the guy that we’ve got to take out of the game. There’s got to be 10 guys that want to...
Via Awful Announcing
April 08, 2017  |  Discuss
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