| Jun 25, 2015
| 8:12 AM
He put on 10 quality pounds, showed a greater interest in mastering the intricacies of the Eagles' defense and was rewarded in minicamp earlier this month with some first-team reps.
However, outside linebacker Marcus Smith has far from secured his...
| Jun 19, 2015
| 5:40 PM
A whirlwind of an offseason is finally over for the Philadelphia Eagles, whose roster changes over the past five months are eerily similar to the great purge of 2011.
Who can forget how those strange and exciting (at the time) transactions led a backup...
| Jun 14, 2015
| 8:43 PM
— After hearing and feeling "the pop" in his left knee, Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Travis Long certainly wasn't thinking the worst. After all, he had experienced a torn anterior cruciate ligament before, and this wasn't that.
Or so he thought....
| Jun 15, 2015
| 6:04 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Will quarterback Sam Bradford be ready for full team drills? Can Josh Huff stay ahead of rookie receiver Nelson Agholor on the depth chart? Of all the rookies on defense, who's picking things up the fastest? How will the...
| May 31, 2015
| 8:48 PM
PHILADELPHIA — How the talent overload coach Chip Kelly has created for the Philadelphia Eagles at inside linebacker will be settled this summer should be one of the most fascinating dynamics to watch.
Who starts, who rotates in and who can...
| May 26, 2015
| 6:34 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The following is a story that's written about every NFL team at least once in every offseason. The names of players are the only variables.
It is a story about player development, what can reasonably be expected of every...
| May 17, 2015
| 7:50 PM
PHILADELPHIA — DeMeco Ryans or Mychal Kendricks at inside linebacker? Eric Rowe or Nolan Carroll at cornerback? Randall Evans or Earl Wolff at safety? Matt Barkley or (gulp!) Tim Tebow at third-team quarterback?
These are just some of the many...
| May 1, 2015
| 9:41 AM
Now that the Ravens have drafted former Central Florida wide receiver Breshad Perriman in the first round, their next step is to negotiate a contract with the 26th overall pick.
Under the NFL slotting system for NFL rookies, Perriman should receive a...
| May 1, 2015
| 8:35 AM
Florida State and Clemson headlined ACC football’s revival the past two seasons, and Thursday the Atlantic Division rivals led the conference’s parade of first-round NFL draft picks.
Nine ACC players were selected, matching the Pacific 12...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 4:00 AM
It was 10 years ago when wide receiver Mark Clayton arrived in Baltimore and embraced the expectations that came with being a first-round NFL draft pick.
Over five seasons, Clayton averaged 47 catches and 623 yards and caught 12 touchdown passes. He led...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 4:05 PM
Every year features the same basic theme throughout the NFL. Teams approach the draft with what they claim are best-available-athlete philosophies, only to wind up with so many Marcus Smiths instead.
Truth is, all teams draft for needs. It's just that...