EAGLES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Eagles having issues on defense after strong first half

PHILADELPHIA (AP) No pass rush, poor coverage and sloppy penalties have turned a strong defense into one of the NFL's worst in a short span. The Philadelphia Eagles (5-7) have lost three straight games by an average margin of 14.3 points per game. While the offense has reasons for struggling - rookie quarterback, injuries to their leading rusher and top receiver - the defense...
Via Associated Press
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles will get one last look at Desean Jackson before free agency

The Philadelphia Eagles will welcome divisional rival Washington Redskins on Sunday, with their old friend Desean Jackson returning to Philadelphia. It is well-known that the Eagles will be in the market for better wide receivers this offseason.  And, of course, they’ve been linked to Jackson, who spent the first six years of his NFL career in Philadelphia.  Jackson was a fan...
Via EndZoneScore
4 hours ago

Troy Aikman reveals he once considered playing for the Eagles

Troy Aikman played all 12 seasons of his Hall of Fame career with the Dallas Cowboys and has been broadcasting games for FOX Sports ever since he retired at age 33 after the 2000 season.But that doesn’t mean he wasn’t tempted to come back a few times. During a Thursday interview with KTCK-AM The Ticket in Dallas, the three-time Super Bowl champion went into great detail about...
Via FOX Sports
5 hours ago

Changing Carson Wentz's throwing motion a top offseason priority for Eagles, report says

Eagles rookie quarterback has shown some mechanical issues with his throwing motion of late. PHILADELPHIA -- Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz's throwing mechanics have been under the microscope after tossing three interceptions and having two more near-interceptions dropped in Sunday's 32-14 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.  Head coach...
Via NJ.com
9 hours ago

Carson Wentz trying to avoid frustrations that come with losing

If you think it seems like forever ago when rookie quarterback Carson Wentz led the Eagles to a 3-0 start, imagine how it must be for Carson Wentz. The No. 2 overall pick only saw five losses in college, so the fact he’s 5-7 at the moment may be wearing on him a bit, even…
Via Pro Football Talk
9 hours ago

Ex-Eagle: Strippers told him that Donovan McNabb hated him

Former NFL wide receiver Freddie Mitchell and Donovan McNabb played together for four seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, but they were never able to establish much chemistry. Mitchell insists that was not due to a lack of effort on his part. Although Mitchell was not all that talented, he always insists McNabb simply didn’t like him. In an interview with Anthony Gargano on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL 2016: What’s happened to the Philadelphia Eagles?

Once upon a time at the start of the 2016 season, the Philadelphia Eagles opened more than a few eyes via an impressive 3-0 start. Never mind who they played over that span. It was the manner of which they disposed of the Cleveland Browns (29-10), Chicago Bears (29-14) and Pittsburgh Steelers (34-3). Three victories by a combined score of 92-27. It’s been a somewhat different story...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago

Report: Jackson ‘intrigued’ by possible Eagles reunion

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is in a contract year. With how Washington has stacked its wide receiver group with young talent, it wouldn’t be terribly surprising to see Jackson move on to another team next season. Now, according to ESPN’s Tim McManus, Jackson is likely to be “intrigued” by the possibility of returning to the Philadelphia Eagles once he...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Green-Beckham touted fake charity for #MyCauseMyCleats

Scores of NFL players took part in the league’s #MyCauseMyCleats campaign during Week 13 action. Everything for the most part went off without a hitch as players touted charities and organizations near and dear to their heart on their shoes. And then there was Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham. As noted by NJ Advanced Media’s Eliot Shorr-Parks, by donning...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Changes the Philadelphia Eagles must make this offseason

The Philadelphia Eagles are not having the season many expected after going undefeated the first three games. They have lost seven of their last nine games, dropping to 5-7 on the year. While this season may be difficult to salvage, they have a good foundation to succeed. They will need to make a few moves in the offseason in order to improve their chances of making the playoffs...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles heading backward as losses get worse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles are going backward. The rookie quarterback had his worst game in Week 13. So did the defense. The coaches also deserve blame because players were undisciplined and uninspired. A third straight double-digit loss - 32-14 at Cincinnati - has Philadelphia reeling down the home stretch. After a surprising 3-0 start, the Eagles...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles HC Pederson calls out players for lack of effort

The Philadelphia Eagles were overmatched from the start against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, and first-year head coach Doug Pederson feels that had more to do with effort level than talent. After getting off to an impressive start to the season, the Eagles have lost three consecutive games and five of their last six. When asked on Monday if everyone on the roster is giving...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is it time for the Eagles to panic about Carson Wentz’s throwing motion already?

It goes without saying that some rookie quarterbacks need ot go through some adjustments before they reach their full potential in the league. The Philadelphia Eagles drafted Carson Wentz out of North Dakota State with the second overall pick in the NFL Draft this past spring with the expectation he would bring all of the tools needed to be a successful franchise quarterback, but...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles interested in bringing DeSean Jackson back

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is set to become a free agent after the season, and there’s a chance he could end up returning to the place where his NFL career began. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Eagles are likely to pursue Jackson during the offseason and “multiple teams” believe the 30-year-old could return to Philadelphia. The Eagles are said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson reunion with Eagles talk begins

The Philadelphia Eagles might try to bring back old friend DeSean Jackson this offseason. Jackson has spent his last three years in Washington, with the past two coming in at rather disappointing totals. With Washington needing to find the cash to keep other big names, Jackson could easily slip to market and have his choice of landing spots. Philadelphia might be there to catch him...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Why Carson Wentz should be throwing deep

As the Philadelphia Eagles continue to meander their way through the second half of the season, it’s time Carson Wentz was set loose. Wide receivers coming and going, a running back carousel with no leading horse, an offensive line resorting to plug and play. With the division well out of reach and a playoff trip fading further into the abyss, the Eagles have a golden opportunity...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Week 13 Fantasy Football news

The Philadelphia Eagles are coming off a disappointing loss to the Green Bay Packers as they lost 27-13 for their home loss of the season. The receivers don’t appear to be improving, and the pass rush from the defense appears to have disappeared. The Eagles are last in the NFC East with a 5-6 record. Here is who to start and sit as the Eagles travel to Cincinnati to take on the...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles' Nelson Agholor calls benching an 'eye opener'

Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor said that he had wanted to play against the Packers since he was a child. He squandered that opportunity, however, with dropped passes and mental lapses. Agholor was benched for the Eagles’ 27-13 home loss to the Packers on Monday night. Although he’s dropped just two passes this season, according to Sporting Charts, he’s caught just 27...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers LB Clay Matthews accusses Eagles' Barbre of 'cheap shot'

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Clay Matthews didn't mince words about the play that got him injured against the Eagles."It was a cheap shot," Matthews said.Matthews sustained an injured left shoulder on a crunching first-quarter block from Philadelphia lineman Allen Barbre on Monday nightMatthews missed three plays and returned, then missed the next series while receiving a pain-killing injection...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clay Matthews gets destroyed by Eagles lineman

Packers linebacker Clay Matthews clearly wasn’t expecting the hit he received in the first quarter of Monday night’s game against the Eagles. It happened when Bryce Treggs received a toss from Carson Wentz and tried to turn the corner, with Matthews in pursuit. Eagles right tackle Allen Barbre, though, was pulling on the play, and he came out of nowhere to deliver a huge blindside...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Aaron Rodgers threads needle to Davante Adams for TD

Aaron Rodgers puts this one right where he needs to and somehow it gets through the defender and into the hands of Davante Adams. What a pass and catch! What a catch!@tae15adams somehow hauls in another TD pass from ARodg. #GBvsPHI https://t.co/Q7OlmH39Xn — NFL (@NFL) November 29, 2016 .@tae15adams' 2nd TD of the night! #GBvsPHI #GoPackGo pic.twitter.com/KehRLTZvcr —...
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles troll Packers with subtle jab on scoreboard before game

The Philadelphia Eagles had some fun ahead of their Monday Night Football game against the Green Bay Packers. The scoreboard at Lincoln Financial Field featured a not-so-subtle reminder of one of Philadelphia’s past playoff triumphs against Green Bay. Check out the down and distance on the Eagles' scoreboard prior to the Packers game: 4th and 26. pic.twitter.com/tCiZTZit6H...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Suspended Lane Johnson files complaint against NFL, NFLPA; calls PED policy ‘meaningless’

Lane Johnson has filed a formal complaint against the NFL and NFL Players Association with the National Labor Relations Board over his 10-game PED suspension. ESPN reports that Johnson filed a complaint under the “Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act,” claiming the suspension violates federal law. “During Lane’s appeal, it became apparent that the written words...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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