Eagles Rumors & News

  • Report: Eagles, Brandon Brooks agree to restructured deal

    247 Sports "The Philadelphia Eagles front office continues to build their roster for a Super Bowl championship repeat, creating more cap space by restructuring one of the biggest contracts on the roster. According to ESPN's Field Yates, the Eagles have reworked the contract of Brandon Brooks and saved $6.37..." April 23

  • Daryl Worley, cut by Eagles after arrest, to sign with Raiders

    ESPN "Free-agent cornerback Daryl Worley, who was released by the Philadelphia Eagles earlier this month following his arrest near the team's facility, will sign with the Oakland Raiders, a source told ESPN's Josina Anderson. The Eagles released Worley on April 15 following his arrest near the team..." April 23

  • How Philadelphia Eagles view challenge of evaluating tight ends before NFL draft

    Penn Live "The Eagles began replenishing their depth at tight end by signing Richard Rodgers earlier this month, but there's room to add talent. Though Pro Bowler Zach Ertz is still around to man the starting spot, Philadelphia cut Brent Celek and made no spirited effort to stop Trey Burton from signing..." April 22

  • Already stacked at WR, Eagles could add another anyway in the NFL Draft

    Allentown Morning Call "Just because the Philadelphia Eagles aren’t necessarily in the market for a quarterback or a wide receiver, it doesn’t mean they don’t do the same research on the draft-eligible players at these positions as they do everywhere else. They have to be prepared for anything, just in case someone..." April 21

  • Eagles Rework Nick Foles’ Contract

    Pro Football Rumors "The reigning Super Bowl MVP has himself a new contract. Quarterback Nick Foles and the Eagles have struck agreement on a revised deal, sources tell Mike Garafolo of NFL.com. Foles’ new deal includes a mutual option for the 2019 season, giving Foles the opportunity to reach free agency next..." April 20

  • Saturday flex could be a strong hint for the next MNF deal

    Pro Football Talk "The 2018 schedule includes the inevitable flexing of two late-season Sunday games to Saturday. This is not, in my own personal view uninfluenced by anything I’ve heard or not heard from anyone at NBC, an insignificant development. For the first time ever (except in the event of inclement..." April 20

  • Jordan Hicks: If I stay healthy, I’ll be productive

    Pro Football Talk "Quarterback Carson Wentz wasn’t the only Eagles starter who had to play observer during the team’s Super Bowl run. Linebacker Jordan Hicks tore his Achilles in the seventh game of the season, leaving him to watch while his teammates went on to victory in Minneapolis in February. Hicks had some..." April 19

  • Eagles will open with Falcons

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles will host the Falcons in the Thursday night season opener, Jeff McLane of philly.com reports. The September 6 game will kickoff at 8:20 p.m. on NBC. The defending Super Bowl champion has had the privilege of beginning the following season with a Thursday home game since 2004. (In..." April 19

  • Eagles ‘open for business’ on possible trade for No. 32 pick

    Clutch Points "With just a week left before the start of the NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles have announced that they are “open for business.” General manager Howie Roseman has admitted that the team is willing to listen to trade offers for their first-round pick, which is No. 32 overall. Per Jeff McLane..." April 19

  • Jordan Hicks trying to shed his injury-prone label

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Jordan Hicks missed all but four games of the 2012 season at Texas with a groin injury, then missed all of 2013 with a torn Achilles. He missed eight games as a rookie in 2015 with a torn pec and then missed nine games and the postseason last year with another Achilles. So over the last six..." April 18

  • Zach Ertz becomes leader of Eagles’ tight ends room

    Philly.com "The Eagles’ tight end room now belongs to Zach Ertz. There isn’t a plaque or anything that would make this official, but Ertz knows it is time for him to take ownership of the group, at age 27, coming off a starring role in the Super Bowl. Ertz’s mentor, Brent Celek, was released this offseason..." April 18

  • Michael Bennett says he would read in Seahawks meetings to ignore Pete Carroll

    CBS Sports "The court is now in session for The Veterans vs. Pete Carroll, as Michael Bennett gave yet another reason that the Seattle Seahawks may have dealt him to the Philadelphia Eagles via trade earlier this offseason. As the Legion of Boom's messy breakup continues, Bennett is confirming some things..." April 18

  • Wentz admits it was difficult watching Eagles win Super Bowl without him

    ESPN "Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz acknowledged that it was "a challenge" to watch Super Bowl LII from the sidelines, calling it a lesson in humility and faith during a media session Tuesday to mark the start of the team's offseason training program. One minute Wentz was a top candidate for league..." April 18

  • If Tom Brady retires, would Patriots want Eagles' Nick Foles?

    Newark Star-Ledger "In Super Bowl LII, Tom Brady dropped a potential catch. The Patriots lost. Nick Foles caught a touchdown. The Eagles won. Foles stole the glory from a future Hall of Famer and helped the Eagles win their first-ever Super Bowl. Now, Brady might retire. What if Foles replaced..." April 18

  • Strahan, Bradshaw, Long to work Thursday night pregame for FOX

    Pro Football Talk "FOX still hasn’t announced who will be in the booth on Thursday Night Football this season, but it has announced who will be on the pregame set. Michael Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long will work the pregame show on Thursday nights, FOX announced today." April 18

  • NFL to release 2018 regular-season schedule Thursday

    NFL.com "The 2018 NFL regular-season schedule will soon be here. The schedule will be announced exclusively on NFL Network during the 2018 NFL Schedule Release Presented by Verizon at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday as part of a two-hour long special. The special will be hosted by Scott Hanson and feature NFL..." April 18

  • Carson Wentz still hoping for Week 1 return, won't change playing style

    Sporting News "Eagles starting quarterback Carson Wentz suffered a gruesome injury to his left knee last December, tearing both his ACL and LCL. But the Super Bowl champion is optimistic about the start of next season. During a press conference Tuesday, Wentz said he still thinks he can play Week 1 even if he..." April 17

  • Nick Foles: “I would love the opportunity to be a starter again”

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles quarterback Nick Foles understands that when Carson Wentz comes back healthy, Wentz will be the starter again. But Nick Foles is still human, so he can admit being a little torn. “I know there was some stuff going around, a possible trade, and I would love the opportunity to be a..." April 17

  • NFL, NFLPA announce ban of 10 helmet models after laboratory study

    CBS Sports "The NFL and NFLPA released a joint statement Monday that they have banned 10 helmet models from being used in the future. Six of the 10 helmet models are banned immediately, while four are only permitted to be worn by the players that wore them in 2017. The results of the laboratory testing,..." April 16

  • Does Eagles' Nick Foles still want to be traded? The Super Bowl MVP says...

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Eagles opened their 2018 OTAs on Monday at the NovaCare Complex in Philadelphia, Pa., and despite plenty of rumors that he might be traded, quarterback Nick Foles is still on the roster. Does the Super Bowl MVP hope that changes? Speaking to KVUE, a Texas TV station, Foles sounded like..." April 16

  • Eagles expected to release Daryl Worley following arrest

    Sportsnaut "News broke Sunday morning that Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Daryl Worley was arrested and tasered by police after becoming combative. This arrest, according to Les Bowen of The Philadelphia Inquirer, could lead to the player’s release. Worley reportedly fell asleep behind the wheel of his car..." April 15

  • Daryl Worley arrested, allegedly found passed out in vehicle

    ESPN "Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Daryl Worley was arrested Sunday morning after he was allegedly found passed out inside a vehicle blocking a highway, according to NFL Network. The Eagles confirmed Worley's arrest and said they were "in the process of gathering more information." According to..." April 15

  • Eagles, Giants reportedly aren't interested in Cowboys castoff Dez Bryant

    CBS Sports "Dez Bryant's free agency began on Friday when the Cowboys made the decision to cut their all-time leader in touchdown catches. After his release, Bryant reportedly indicated that he'd like to face the Cowboys twice per season, which means Bryant appears to be targeting an NFC East team -- the..." April 14

  • Eagles’ Chris Long blasts Seahawks for cancelling visit with Colin Kaepernick

    Sportsnaut "The Seattle Seahawks are under a ton of scrutiny for reportedly scheduling a workout with free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick, only to later cancel it due to his National Anthem protest. This news story had pretty much everyone talking about the Kaepernick situation all over social media on..." April 13

  • Eagles WR Mike Wallace Earns $585K Bonus For Weighing Less Than 250 lbs On Monday

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Field Yates of ESPN, new Eagles WR Mike Wallace will earn a $585,000 incentive on Monday if he weighs less than 250 pounds at the start of the team’s offseason program. Yates notes that Wallace is listed on the roster as being just 200 pounds, so this should be easy money for..." April 13

  • Will Eagles go offense with No. 32 pick?

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The Eagles are in a pretty good spot heading into this year’s draft. No, picking at No. 32 isn’t the most exciting thing, but that’s what happens when you go out and win the Super Bowl. The nice thing for the Birds is that they don’t have any super pressing needs. They have positions were they..." April 12

  • Eagles' Nick Foles has already written a book about winning the Super Bowl

    CBS Sports "Nick Foles is a lot of things -- a Super Bowl-winning quarterback, a future pastor and, contrary to what some critics like to say, a starting-caliber signal-caller in today's NFL. Now, he's an author, too. Just two months after helping the Philadelphia Eagles capture their first-ever..." April 11

  • The NFL is reportedly dumping its Color Rush uniforms this year

    Awful Announcing "NFL fans expecting to see the ridiculously colored “Color Rush” uniforms during Thursday Night Football this season appear to be in for a rude awakening. According to sports radio guru Jason Barrett of Barrett Sports Media, Fox Sports EVP of Programming, Research and Content Strategy Bill..." April 11

  • Cowboys & Eagles Inquired About Jeremy Maclin Before Signing Other WRs

    NFL Trade Rumors "Josina Anderson of ESPN reports that the Cowboys and Eagles both made “preliminary inquiries” about free agent WR Jeremy Maclin before they signed other receivers. The Eagles added Mike Wallace and the Cowboys signed Allen Hurns and Deonte Thompson contracts in free agency, so it’s unlikely..." April 10

  • Report: Eagles, Brandon Graham extension talks pick up

    247 Sports "Brandon Graham is committed to being with the Philadelphia Eagles for the remainder of his career. The Eagles are committed to doing the same for Graham. According to ESPN's Tim McManus, there's a sense that talks have picked up of late between the Eagles and Graham on a contract extension,..." April 09

  • Ex-Eagles' coach: Wentz wouldn't listen when told to avoid contact

    Philly.com "In 2016, his rookie season, Carson Wentz ran 30 times. The quarterback avoided contact on only 12 rushes and was flat-out tackled to the ground, like any ball carrier, a dozen times. During film review, Eagles coaches instructed Wentz to be more cautious when running. The headstrong quarterback..." April 08

  • Former Eagles coach Dale Haupt dies at 88

    Philly.com "Dale Haupt, the Eagles’ defensive line coach from 1986-94, died at 88, the team announced. Haupt had a 16-year coaching career in the NFL, spending eight years (1978-86) with the Chicago Bears. Haupt coached Jerome Brown, Clyde Simmons, and Reggie White while Buddy Ryan and Rich Kotite served..." April 08

  • Will Eagles' Michael Bennett's court hearing be delayed? Lawyer: 'the entire thing is ludicrous'

    Newark Star-Ledger "It has been nearly two weeks since Michael Bennett turned himself in to Houston authorities following his indictment on a felony charge of injury to the elderly stemming. The charge came out of an incident that allegedly occurred following Super Bowl LI in 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston...." April 07

  • Eagles' Alshon Jeffery needs time to heal shoulder injury, then he wants another Super Bowl

    Philly.com "The right arm rests in a black sling. It’s the arm that cradled the ball, as Alshon Jeffery fell to the turf in the U.S. Bank Stadium end zone with the first touchdown of Super Bowl LII, back on Feb. 4. “Not too much, right now,” Jeffery said, when asked what activities he is allowed, about six..." April 06

  • Report: Eagles Expected to Limit Carson Wentz's Mobility Next Season

    12 Up "Carson Wentz truly emerged as a championship-caliber quarterback last season. In 13 games, Wentz led his team to an 11-2 record with a league-high 74.4 QBR. Despite winning the Bert Bell Player of the Year Award and making his first Pro Bowl, ​​Wentz missed the final portion of the season due..." April 06

  • FOX Sports Working on Plan to Have Michael Strahan Host 'Thursday Night Football' Pregame Show in New York

    SI "A source tells SI.com that FOX’s plan for its “Thursday Night Football” pregame show is to bring it to New York City with a scaled down version of its regular “FOX NFL Sunday” cast. The network, whose Sunday NFL pregame show is based Los Angeles, is expected to air Thursday’s show from the Big..." April 06

  • Eagles sign Richard Rodgers

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles have agreed to terms with tight end Richard Rodgers on a one-year deal, the team announced Wednesday. He adds much-needed depth at the position for Philadelphia, which lost Trey Burton in free agency and released Brent Celek." April 04

  • Eagles release Donnie Jones from retired list

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles officially released punter Donnie Jones from the reserve/retired list. Jones announced his retirement after Super Bowl LII, calling it quits after 14 seasons. He will be a free agent if he decides to return to the NFL. The Seahawks made Jones a seventh-round choice in 2004." April 04

  • Jerry Jones doesn't see big gap between Cowboys, Eagles

    Sporting News "Jerry Jones is having a hard time distinguishing his team from its rival. When asked how Philadelphia managed to win its first Super Bowl title in two years time while Dallas has strived for its first championship since 1995, the Cowboys owner felt the need to amend the timeline. "Well,..." April 04

  • Eagles' salary cap highlights biggest assets

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The strength of the Super Bowl champion Eagles is their two lines, and their salary cap certainly reflects that. The Eagles in 2018 project to spend more on the offensive and defensive line than every other position combined and far more than any other NFL team. Thirteen of the Eagles’ 23..." April 03

  • Doug Pederson addresses the Eagles' slot corner spot

    Philly Voice "For the first time in a long time, the Philadelphia Eagles are flush with talented, young cornerback, who also happen to have a fair amount of experience in the NFL for their ages. While the Eagles' corners have a combined 114 career games (plus the playoffs) under their belts, they do not have..." April 02

  • No Sweatpants in Public: Inside the Rule Books for N.F.L. Cheerleaders

    New York Times "Cheerleaders for the Carolina Panthers, known as the TopCats, must arrive at the stadium on game days at least five hours before kickoff. Body piercings and tattoos must be removed or covered. Water breaks can be taken only when the Panthers are on offense. TopCats must leave the stadium to change..." April 02

  • NFC executive: Eagles are shopping first-round pick

    Newark Star-Ledger "Tied for the least amount of picks in the 2018 NFL Draft with just a total of six, the Eagles are looking to trade out of the first round and acquire more picks, according to a personnel executive for another NFC team. The executive said the Eagles were shopping their 32nd overall pick of the..." April 02

  • Eagles are standing by Michael Bennett

    Philly Voice "When recently acquired defensive end Michael Bennett was indicted on "injury to the elderly" charges last Friday, it caught the Philadelphia Eagles by surprise. For now, however, the Eagles don't appear to regret their decision to trade for him, and seem steadfastly in Bennett's..." April 02

  • Eagles should sign Marquette King; here's why

    Newark Star-Ledger "As the Eagles' roster currently stands, the team is set with starters across the board. That is, except at one position. Punter. Donnie Jones announced his retirement from in February after spending five years as the Eagles' Mr. Reliable at punter, and 14 years in the NFL overall. Now,..." April 01

  • As teams copy Eagles' methods, Pederson stays a step ahead

    Delaware Online "The 32 head coaches sat at tables around a large conference room last Tuesday morning at the NFL annual meetings, expressing their willingness to do what Doug Pederson did last season in leading the Eagles to a Super Bowl victory. Go for it often on fourth down? Sure, if that's what the..." March 31

  • Michael Bennett to plead not guilty if elderly abuse case goes to trial

    Larry Brown Sports "Michael Bennett is facing a felony charge of injury to the elderly stemming from an alleged incident at the Super Bowl in 2017, and the Philadelphia Eagles defensive insists he is completely innocent. If the case goes to trial, he plans to plead accordingly. Bennett’s attorney, Rusty Hardin,..." March 30

  • Eagles GM Howie Roseman voted NFL Executive of the Year

    Clutch Points "It was a remarkable 2017 NFL season, to say the least. It seems Philadelphia Eagles executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman is still reaping the benefits. The expectations could not be high for Roseman coming into the season despite an underwhelming 2016 campaign. Needless..." March 29

  • Nick Foles about to do what no Super Bowl-winning QB has

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "We’ve spent a good portion of the last month and a half talking about what a remarkable quarterback Nick Foles was in the postseason. Let’s go a different route for a change and talk about Nick Foles the person. Because none of this would work if he weren’t just as remarkable a person as he is..." March 28

  • Goodell: Helmet should be for protection, not a weapon

    NFL.com "A day after the NFL broadened the helmet-hit rule, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expanded on the decision the league hopes will help make the game safer. "Our focus is how to take the head out of the game and make sure that we're using the helmet as protection, and it's not being used as a..." March 28