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  • 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...
  • DeSean Jackson producing like never before for Eagles

    — Long periods existed before and after Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson finally was rewarded with a lucrative new contract following the 2011 season in which the court of public opinion was split on his worthiness. Because of...
  • Eagles failing to make grade at midseason

    Eagles failing to make grade at midseason
    Eight games into this war of attrition known as the NFL regular season, the more we watch the Philadelphia Eagles, the less we know about them. What was up is now down, what was black is now white and so on down the line. Rookie head coach Chip Kelly'...
  • 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...
  • Monday Morning Quarterback: Picking up the pieces

     
    Leading off our Monday Morning Quarterback blog today, in the wake of the Eagles' 15-7 loss to the New York Giants some 14 hours ago: What's going on with this offense, and can it be fixed with the current personnel?......
  • Monday Morning Quarterback: Poise helped birds

     
    In a poorly officiated game, veteran, professional poise helped pull the Eagles through. Not a lot of calls and no-calls went their way in their 27-13 victory at Green Bay, but it never seemed to affect their play. This is......
  • Video review: Perfect storm for offensive line

     
    Center Jason Kelce said the fourth quarter of last Sunday's 34-20 romp over the Detroit Lions, who seemingly had complete control of the game minutes earlier, "was as good as it gets." Everything was blocked perfectly on two long touchdown......
  • Video review: Foles was good but had a lot of help

     
    Perhaps the weirdest component of the whole Eagles quarterback situation this year is that we haven't seen the true Nick Foles yet. The second-year player has had three starts since Michael Vick injured his hamstring, with two resulting in him......
  • 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...