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  • Panthers really counting on Cam Newton now

     Panthers really counting on Cam Newton now
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The Panthers were thin at wide receiver last season when they ripped off a midseason eight-game winning streak to march to an NFC South Division crown, earning a contract extension for coach Ron Rivera along the way. When...
  • Positive final grades, for most part, on Eagles report card

    Positive final grades, for most part, on Eagles report card
    — 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...
  • 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...
  • Three thoughts on the wide receivers

     
    Once upon a time, Jeremy Maclin, at 6 feet tall on his tiptoes, was the biggest target other than a tight end in the Eagles' offense and fellow wide receiver Riley Cooper, who didn't play much in his first three......
  • Taking care of business

     
    If the Eagles follow left tackle Jason Peters' contract extension on Wednesday with new contracts, as expected, for potential free agent wideouts Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin, it would be an encouraging start to their offseason. On the downside, it........
  • Philadelphia Eagles' Matt Barkley has that out-of-pocket feeling

    PHILADELPHIA¬†— Matt Barkley hasn't even played in his first NFL exhibition game, and already the Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback has his ring. It's made of black rubber, and he wears it on his left hand, a temporary wedding band Barkley...
  • After starring at Arundel and Syracuse, Alec Lemon ready for NFL draft

    After starring at Arundel and Syracuse, Alec Lemon ready for NFL draft
    Rob Moore had just watched Missouri open up a 14-3 first quarter lead on the Syracuse football team, and the wide receivers coach knew the Orange was in desperate need of a spark. So he pulled Alec Lemon aside and implored the senior wideout to will the...
  • Eagles OTA practice notes

     
    • If you're an X's and O's buff, I would strongly suggest you watch the following two videos, which are done extraordinarily well by Charles Fischer of FishDuck.com. They detail Oregon's two basic running plays/formations, the inside zone read and.....
  • Eagles jersey buyers guide!

     
    The Eagles have published their roster, updated with their free agent acquisitions, complete with what jersey numbers each player will be wearing. Since I always advise against purchasing a rookie's jersey (see Jarrett, Jaiquawn), now seems like an...
  • By the numbers: a guess at Eagles' roster puzzle

     
    With final roster cuts looming this week, it's a good bet that Eagles coach Chip Kelly and his staff at least have a good idea already of how they will construct the roster. Here's one guess at the projected 53-player......