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  • Would Eagles be in jam if they hadn't released DJax?

    For the longest time this season, even though they lacked the explosiveness of 2013 from the start, the Eagles looked like they were going to make it through this year without regretting the dismissal of DeSean "Jaccpot" Jackson. Actually, they still...
  • Carolina Panthers struggling, but still in the hunt

    This was supposed to be the year the Carolina Panthers took a big step forward. Well, the step they've taken has been a big one, but it's in the wrong direction. The Panthers finished 12-4 last season, the second best record in the NFC, and finished...
  • Hard work paying off for Eagles' wide receiver Matthews

    PHILADELPHIA - Jordan Matthews has been here all season, working and learning and biding his time as he adjusted to the NFL. The Eagles' rookie wasn't having a splashy first season like Buffalo's Sammy Watkins or Tampa Bay's Mike Evans, two receivers...
  • Panthers WR Avant released after questioning play-calling

    Panthers WR Avant released after questioning play-calling
    Wide receiver Jason Avant questioned the Carolina Panthers' play-calling after their 19-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday and two days later he's looking for a new employer. Avant was released Tuesday, with the Panthers activating fullback Mike...
  • LeGarrette Blount, Ben Tate, Jason Avant sent packing

    LeGarrette Blount, Ben Tate, Jason Avant sent packing
    Three NFL teams took swift action against disgruntled players Tuesday. --LeGarrette Blount was miffed at not getting a single carry in Pittsburgh's game Monday, and the Steelers made sure he would not suffer that disappointment again as they cut the...
  • Avant: Minor disagreements with Kelly had nothing to do with departure

    Avant: Minor disagreements with Kelly had nothing to do with departure
    Just checked in with former Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant, one of the most popular players here for nearly a decade. His voice was on the other end of a conference call previewing Monday night's game against his new team, the Carolina Panthers....
  • Madden 15 simulation: Bears 28, Panthers 3

     Madden 15 simulation: Bears 28, Panthers 3
    Nothing like a little dose of Aaron Rodgers to nuke all optimism and expectation. The Bears now meet the reeling Panthers, losers of two straight by the air-tight margin of 46 points. The defense can't stop anybody, Cam Newton is moving at half speed...
  • Big Ben to Brown works again as Steelers put down Panthers

    Big Ben to Brown works again as Steelers put down Panthers
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ben Roethlisberger threw two third-quarter touchdown passes to wide receiver Antonio Brown, and the Pittsburgh Steelers used a key play on special teams to ward off the Carolina Panthers 37-19 Sunday night at Bank of America Stadium....
  • Chris Baker made it seem like he was a choir boy on Foles knockdown

    Chris Baker made it seem like he was a choir boy on Foles knockdown
    Interesting day at the Linc. If you love the Eagles, and many of you do, you take the win and the 3-0 record and go on and enjoy your week despite all of the team's obvious warts. If you root for any of the other NFC East teams or you just don't...
  • Eagles limiting themselves with offseason approach

    Eagles limiting themselves with offseason approach
    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...
  • Browsing the pool of slot receiver options for the Ravens

    Browsing the pool of slot receiver options for the Ravens
    When Joe Flacco and the Ravens offense caught fire during the 2012 postseason, a big spark was the play of a pair of pass-catchers over the middle. With the Ravens often going three-wide with tight end Dennis Pitta in the slot, Flacco had a lot of success...