The Philadelphia Eagles have really got to hand it to the guys in stripes.
Most football fans don’t need a pep talk to get pumped for their team’s opening game. Philadelphia is no different. But that didn’t stop the team from putting out an inspirational rally video of sorts directed at its fans, who notoriously and eternally seem to be filled with too much vim and vigor already. But […]
PHILADELPHIA -- During his years as the Philadelphia Eagles' franchise quarterback, Donovan McNabb had to listen to criticism from all over the place. From Rush Limbaugh to Bernard Hopkins, everyone had an opinion about McNabb. So it's...Show More Summary
Say what you want about the decision to release DeSean Jackson during the offseason. The Philadelphia Eagles did a commendable job of preparing for life without the three-time Pro Bowler at wide receiver. Zach Ertz appears positioned to enjoy a breakout season at tight end. Show More Summary
The smell of football is in the air. Here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 1 fantasy football running back rankings. 1. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles Shady finished with 2,146 total yards and 11 touchdowns last year. He should get off to a fast start against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Show More Summary
On Friday and Saturday, the Philadelphia Eagles released 19 players to get the team's roster down to the official 53 before the start of the season. Eagles release 19: LB Acho, OL Andrews, RB Barner (waived/injured), CB Carmichael, OL Graf, K Henery, WR D. Show More Summary
When you see a player move from the Eagles to the Chiefs, the impulse is to say that Chiefs coach Andy Reid made the move because of some knowledge he gleaned while he was still in Philadelphia. That’s not the case with defensive lineman Damion Square, however. Square didn’t join the Eagles until Reid was…
After a spring of OTAs, summer of training camp practices, and four preseason contests, the Philadelphia Eagles officially narrowed their roster down to the league-mandated 53 players. There were definitely some surprises—just three running backs made it, and Alex Henery actually got his release. Show More Summary
Final cuts always leave question marks. The Philadelphia Eagles whittled down their roster to the final 53 on Saturday and ultimately decided to keep just three running backs – LeSean McCoy, Darren Sproles and Chris Polk. Polk, who has...Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA -- The 2011 NFL draft was not a particularly good one for the Philadelphia Eagles. The release this weekend of kicker Alex Henery, their fourth-round pick in 2011, underscores just how bad the Eagles’ decision-making was that weekend. "We’ve talked about it a lot," Eagles general manager Howie Roseman said. Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Eagles parted ways with veteran placekicker Alex Henery, the team's fourth-round draft pick in 2011, and opted for rookie kicker Cody Parkey.
Most significant move: The Philadelphia Eagles kept just three running backs, despite getting strong performances from several young backs. Matthew Tucker, Henry Josey and Kenjon Barner were all released despite looking very effective in the preseason games. Show More Summary
The Eagles have lost some linebacker depth as Travis Long has been lost for the season. Long, who spent last year on Philadelphia’s practice squad and was expected to make the 53-man roster this year, suffered a torn ACL in Thursday’s preseason finale, according to Philly.com. Long’s injury came on the series after he sacked…
Quarterback G.J. Kinne had a good preseason for the Eagles, but there simply wasn’t a place to put him on the 53-man roster. Kinne was among the first players cut in Philadelphia, according to Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com. With Nick Foles and Mark Sanchez and Matt Barkley entrenched in front of him, Kinne needed someone…
PHILADELPHIA -- LeSean McCoy has seven spots to go. The Eagles’ versatile running back led the NFL in rushing and all-purpose yards in 2013, his first season in coach Chip Kelly’s offense. But McCoy landed at No. 8 in ESPN’s NFL Rank project. Show More Summary
With final cuts looming, here's a look at how the Philadelphia Eagles' final 53-man roster could pan out: QUARTERBACKS (3) Nick Foles Mark Sanchez Matt Barkley This was always the group. If Barkley had played poorly during the preseason, then maybe Chip Kelly would have gone light at QB. Show More Summary
Deonna of the Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders at last night’s game.
Could the Dallas Cowboys win the NFC East in 2014? Of course. So could the Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins, and New York Giants. It’s not like these are peewee football teams and some have zero opportunity to win. But if we’re...Show More Summary
The preseason finale couldn’t have gone much better for Eagles rookie placekicker Cody Parkey, which could leave Philadelphia with a decision to make. Parkey, whom the Eagles acquired from Indianapolis last week, connected on field goals of 53 and 54 yards in Thursday’s exhibition win vs. the Jets. He also forced two touchbacks in four…
It was mainly just backups and camp bodies, but the Philadelphia Eagles trounced the New York Jets by a 37-7 score, rolling on offense, defense and special teams. Matt Barkley played a fine game from the quarterback position. The running...Show More Summary