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  • Eagles OTA practice notes, May 31st, 2013

     
    Let's just get right to it: • The Eagles are running their offense almost exclusively out of the shotgun. I'm told that they ran a few plays from under center during Tuesday's practice, but I must have missed that. Personally,......
  • Eagles-Ravens pregame thoughts

     
    The first thing that jumps out from the inactive list for today's game against Baltimore that the Eagles released around 11:30 is that second-year running back Dion Lewis may have slipped from second on the depth chart all the way......
  • Eagles looking to bring back Gilyard

     
    Mardy Gilyard is on his way to Philadelphia for sure. Whether the unemployed wide receiver, who was magnificent in training camp with the Eagles this summer before being cut, will re-sign is uncertain. But Gilyard seems enthused. Here's what he......
  • Film breakdown: Things that have previously worked against the Cowboys probably won't work this year

     
    The last two years, the Eagles have been killing the Cowboys with a fairly basic counter trap play. Here's the play in the form of X's and O's: Here's how it works against a 3-4 set that the Cowboys run:......
  • Film breakdown: Nick Foles' pocket presence

     
    At the 2012 NFL Combine, Nick Foles ran a 5.14 second 40 yard dash. Of the 14 quarterbacks that participated in that drill, Foles finished dead last. Yesterday against the Buccaneers, we saw Foles' complete lack of speed on his......
  • Eagles minicamp practice notes: June 5, 2013

     
    • In case you missed it, here's a pop quiz I prepared for some Eagles defenders. I was curious if they could identify the eligible receivers in the "Swinging Gate" formation. • Mychal Kendricks had himself a very nice day.......
  • Eagles minicamp practice notes: June 6, 2013

     
    I'm a little late with my notes this time around, so let's just get right to it: • Nick Foles during OTAs and minicamp this year >>> Nick Foles in training camp last year. The natural, intangible progressions from a......
  • Yes, Nick Foles had a good rookie season

     
    In the last few years, a handful of rookie QBs have done extraordinary things, and the bar for comparative purposes has been raised. In 2011, Cam Newton took the league by storm, breaking records both for rookie passing yards (4,051)......
  • Eagles training camp preview: Wide Receiver

     
    The WR camp competition is going to be a very interesting one this year, as the Eagles have a group of receivers in a variety of shapes, sizes, and skill sets. For an audio version, my buddy Tommy Lawlor and......
  • 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...
  • Q&A with Philadelphia Eagles blogger Sheil Kapadia

    Q&A with Philadelphia Eagles blogger Sheil Kapadia
    Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. On Sunday, the Ravens travel to Philly to take on the 1-0 Eagles, so naturally I would chat with Sheil Kapadia, a former Baltimore Sun staffer who...