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  • Breaking down Ravens first-round wide receiver Breshad Perriman's pending $7.881 million rookie contract

    Breaking down Ravens first-round wide receiver Breshad Perriman's pending $7.881 million rookie contract
    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...
  • FSU, Clemson highlight NFL draft first round that affirms ACC's progress

    FSU, Clemson highlight NFL draft first round that affirms ACC's progress
    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...
  • Once a 'crapshoot,' finding wide receivers in NFL draft 'is easier now'

    Once a 'crapshoot,' finding wide receivers in NFL draft 'is easier now'
    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...
  • Philadelphia Eagles must enhance strengths to avoid another step back

    Philadelphia Eagles must enhance strengths to avoid another step back
    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...
  • Eagles can go a long way if youngsters give them a boost

    Eagles can go a long way if youngsters give them a boost
    Long before they drafted Jordan Matthews last year, the Philadelphia Eagles had a very good idea of just what kind of enterprising young man he was. This spring, they'll attempt to get a better sense of just what kind of receiver he is. Actually,...
  • Five Eagles to watch this year

    What could really help the Eagles even more than a solid 2015 NFL Draft class would be for some of their younger players to make that big "leap" for which coaches are always on the lookout. Here's a list of five players who could solve just about all of...
  • Despite Kelly's effort to reassure Eagles fans, doubts linger

    Despite Kelly's effort to reassure Eagles fans, doubts linger
    PHILADELPHIA — It's all over. Or so Chip Kelly says. There will be no Marcus Mariota or Nick Foles to quarterback the Philadelphia Eagles this coming season. But there will be a more experienced veteran behind center who once had a good season...
  • Eagles need pass-rushing linebackers more than ever as they head to Scouting Combine

    Eagles need pass-rushing linebackers more than ever as they head to Scouting Combine
    Mychal Kendricks is an emerging star, Connor Barwin is an established one. DeMeco Ryans is established as well but is 30 years old and trying to come back from a torn Achilles tendon. And Trent Cole? He's an established star at defensive end who has...
  • New year's resolutions to get Eagles closer to the top

    New year's resolutions to get Eagles closer to the top
    Now that owner Jeff Lurie has decided to push the one Chip he had remaining to the middle of the table, any New Year's resolutions thought necessary to make the Philadelphia Eagles contenders again must change to fit the situation. Coach Chip Kelly,...
  • Eagles LB Graham on verge of another big payday

    — Late last spring, a throng of reporters cornered a nervous Brandon Graham outside the NovaCare Complex about his tenuous future with the Philadelphia Eagles. Trade rumors swirled all about the defensive end-turned-linebacker, and he was afraid...
  • Eagles putting Packers in rearview mirror

    It was just as painful to watch the second time, but Chip Kelly said he won't be haunted by the memories of the worst game the Eagles have played in the season-and-a-half that he's coached the NFL team. On Monday, Kelly sat through the game tapes of...