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  • 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...
  • Kelly says Eagles aren't trading up for Mariota

    Once he broke his silence, Chip Kelly couldn't stop talking. Kelly shot down months of speculation about the Philadelphia Eagles trading up to draft Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota; endorsed Sam Bradford as his starting quarterback; and denied a...
  • Chip Kelly says power shift was Lurie's idea, Eagles aren't going after Mariota

    Chip Kelly didn't think he needed personnel control, Kelly said Wednesday during a surprise news conference. The demotion of general manager Howie Roseman was all team chairman Jeffrey Lurie's idea. This seems especially stunning given that it was Lurie,...
  • Howie Roseman on trading up in the draft, free agency, the combine, analytics, and more

    History shows that trading up for one player in the NFL draft is not favorable for the team that must surrender significant resources, Howie Roseman says. That was one of the topics theEagles executive vice president of football operationsaddressed...
  • 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 bring home mixed report card

    PHILADELPHIA — In so many ways, accurately grading the 2014 Philadelphia Eagles is just about impossible. But one thing is certain: The sum of the parts fell short of the whole. What's more, because of an aging offensive line, uncertainty at...
  • Philadelphia Eagles, Tom Gamble part ways after just two seasons

    Philadelphia Eagles, Tom Gamble part ways after just two seasons
    With the Philadelphia Eagles, the more things change, the more they stay the same. The Eagles announced in a brief release Wednesday that they and vice president of player personnel Tom Gamble "have agreed to part ways," perhaps a fancy way of saying...
  • Let's hold off on judgment of Roseman

    Let's hold off on judgment of Roseman
    Since Tom Gamble was dumped by the Eagles yesterday, the Internet, not to mention my inbox, has been abuzz with negative reaction. Yes, it appears there was a power struggle. Yes, it appears coach Chip Kelly might not be pleased with what happened....