| 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...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 7:39 PM
— Each NFL season beings an assortment of puzzles and surprises.
For the Philadelphia Eagles, the first of each became apparent the minute they officially announced their initial 53-man roster of 2014 on Saturday.
Among the notable names not...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:34 AM
When the Ravens installed former Harvard standout Kyle Juszczyk as their new starting fullback, replacing Vonta Leach, they immediately hoped that he would emerge as a hybrid pass-catching option.
So far, that's how the scenario has unfolded with...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:10 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Bears coach Marc Trestman spoke in broad, general terms at the conclusion of the exhibition opener Friday, but did single out one area that didn't require film review for evidence.
It's a delicate issue in training camp....
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:00 PM
— Nobody on this earth, or perhaps even above or beyond, could have looked at the Philadelphia Eagles after their first-round playoff loss in January and envisioned a potential starting wide receiving corps of Brad Smith, Ifeanyi Momah and Arrelious...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Kyle Juszczyk trudged off the Ravens' practice field as a rookie fullback a year ago, thoroughly frustrated after a training camp blocking drill in which he was stonewalled repeatedly by linebackers and safeties.
In the middle of Juszczyk's unconvincing...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:42 AM
We've now been exposed to the 2014 Miami Dolphins for three practice, which includes rookie camp back in May.
Plenty of work still has to be done, but that hasn't stopped me from formulating some opinions/thoughts/theories about this year's Dolphins...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:51 AM
When the Ravens hired Gary Kubiak as their offensive coordinator in late January, a lot of conversations were devoted to how his playbook would emphasize the running game and getting the tight ends heavily involved in the passing game.
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:40 PM
— Of all the presumptions about Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly's offense and even his entire system, only one concept really gets him worked up. It is the notion that he likes to do things certain ways, that his team and his system can somehow...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:50 PM
— Seven wins in their last eight regular-season games, a 10-6 record and an NFC East crown landed the Philadelphia Eagles back in the playoffs for the first time since 2010.
Those factors also worked to pull up the team's final grades, after a...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Their plan to build and rebuild through the draft intact through one full week of NFL free agency, the Eagles remain determined to prove their recently revised general philosophy of not overspending for any one player or position group is the best way...