| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:55 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Relief.
That was the prevailing mood late Sunday afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field after the Eagles held on to beat the Rams 34-28.
St. Louis, a mistake-prone team that seems doomed to an eighth straight losing season,...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 4:07 PM
It's a win. That's all that matters in the NFL.
But there were plenty of problems in the Eagles' 34-28 win over the mistake-prone Rams today; enough that will have people resisting buying plane tickets for Glendale, Ariz. in February for the Super...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:39 PM
— Seems every time you look up these days, a Philadelphia Eagles special team makes some kind of game-changing play.
On Sunday, they provided two touchdowns, which were nearly enough to lift a team that gained just 11 first downs and gave up 407...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 8:16 PM
— For Marcus Smith, it's still a long way to Bustville, that dreaded dead-end destination no NFL first-round draft pick ever wants to encounter, especially because it is haunted by the ghosts of so many Philadelphia Eagles who came before him....
| Sep 27, 2014
| 8:06 PM
So far, things have not gone according to plan for the San Francisco 49ers. The team that made it to the last three NFC Championship Games and a Super Bowl was supposed to cruise-control its way to another playoff berth and once again contend for the...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:07 PM
They play the same position for the same team, but that's about all Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins have in common.
Griffin is the franchise quarterback in Washington, the second overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft. That same year, the Redskins...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:59 PM
— How quickly the Philadelphia Eagles can get to the point where their defense is difficult or impossible to predict will determine how quickly they can get back into the true championship contention they enjoyed for the most part from 2000-08....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:26 AM
When the Eagles report back to the NovaCare Complex on July 25, two defensive veterans to pay particular attention to are cornerback Bradley Fletcher and linebacker Brandon Graham.
Both are super great personalities who work as hard as anyone. Graham'...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:12 PM
— On the one hand, the Philadelphia Eagles defense struggled to get off the field, playing an NFL-high 1,150 snaps and giving up a league-worst 4,636 passing yards in 2013.
On the other, it finished with 31 takeaways, third best in the league, and...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:31 PM
— For dozens of Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday night's preseason finale against old friend Michael Vick and the visiting New York Jets represents the last chance to impress. NFL rosters must be trimmed from 75 to 53 by Saturday afternoon, with so...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Running back Matthew Tucker was a surprise release by the Philadelphia Eagles, who tentatively trimmed their roster to the NFL-mandated limit of 53 by today's 4 p.m. deadline.
The move, which leaves the team with just two healthy players (LeSean McCoy...