Eagles Rumors & News

  • Doug Pederson needs to give his new QB some help

    NBC Philadelphia "I know you're feeling conflicted right now. The Eagles are 11-2, tied for the best record in the NFL. They've already clinched the NFC East. Home-field advantage and a playoff bye are a very real possibility. But the Carson Wentz injury is an equalizer and then some. On the bright side, the..." December 12

  • Eagles place Carson Wentz on injured reserve, sign Bryan Braman

    247 Sports "The Philadelphia Eagles have placed Carson Wentz on injured reserve, officially ending his season. Wentz suffered a torn ACL in Sunday's win over the Los Angeles Rams, setting the team's single-season record for touchdown passes (33) on his final play of the year. With Wentz on injured..." December 12

  • Eagles reportedly not interested in signing Colin Kaepernick to replace Wentz

    CBS Sports "Whenever an NFL contender has lost its quarterback to a serious injury this season -- from Ryan Tannehill to Aaron Rodgers to Deshaun Watson -- Colin Kaepernick's name has surfaced almost immediately as a possible replacement. So, it shouldn't come as a surprise to hear Kaepernick's name come up..." December 12

  • Carson Wentz had NFL's top-selling jersey in November

    NFL.com "The Philadelphia Eagles placed Carson Wentz on injured reserve Tuesday. The official paperwork represented the culmination of a night terror turned reality for Iggles fans, who thought, maybe -- just maybe -- this was finally the year. Ugh, maybe it still is! This has been a weird season. If..." December 12

  • NFL issues memo warning teams of 'significant' punishment for abuse of officials

    ESPN "The NFL warned its teams Monday that it will begin levying "significant discipline" to anyone engaging in offensive conduct or contact against game officials, responding to a series of incidents that had grown increasingly worrisome to the NFL Referees Association. The message was delivered..." December 12

  • Eagles atmosphere down after Carson Wentz injury

    Clutch Points "On Sunday, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz went down with a scary knee injury. In return, the entire organization has taken a hit in terms relative to its spirit. Basically, people on the Eagles are sad. Not that you can blame anyone, as losing Carson Wentz right before the..." December 11

  • Eagles’ Sidney Jones To Practice This Week

    Pro Football Rumors "Eagles rookie cornerback Sidney Jones will begin practice this week, a source tells Chris Mortensen of ESPN.com (on Twitter). Jones suffered a torn Achilles in March and has yet to see the field. Jones has been eligible to start practicing since the beginning of Week 7, but he has not been..." December 11

  • Hey, Eagles backup QBs have actually fared well over the years

    NBC Philadelphia "They've been here before. An awful lot. Eagles backup quarterbacks have actually fared extremely well over the years when forced into action because of injuries or other reasons. This is a unique situation since Carson Wentz was having an MVP season and the Eagles are in position to lock..." December 11

  • Carson Wentz vows to come back “stronger than ever”

    Pro Football Talk "Carson Wentz admits he’s had a “tough” day after the medical staff confirmed he tore the ACL in his left knee during Sunday’s loss to the Rams. But in a video message he posted on social media, the Eagles quarterback said the injury will not “stop me” and vowed to return “stronger than..." December 11

  • Carson Wentz has torn ACL, done for season

    Philly Voice "The Philadelphia Eagles suffered their doomsday scenario on Sunday when Carson Wentz tore his ACL while trying to run for a touchdown against the Los Angeles Rams. Doug Pederson confirmed the tear in his day-after press conference Monday afternoon. Wentz was having an MVP-caliber season, as he..." December 11

  • NFL’s concussion problem is hurting helmet manufacturers

    New York Post "The NFL concussion crisis has hit the league’s helmet makers where it hurts: in the wallet. Riddell, a leading manufacturer of football helmets for the past 85 years, has been struggling without success to sell itself in recent months despite its market dominance, sources told The Post. Ditto..." December 11

  • Report | NFL and Verizon to extend media rights deal

    Fanrag Sports "The NFL and Verizon have extended their media rights/sponsorship deal for another five years, according to John Ourand and Daniel Kaplan of Sports Business Daily. A formal announcement is expected later in the day on Monday. The deal between the two sides will consist of the NFL streaming..." December 11

  • Eagles QB Nick Foles talks taking over for Carson Wentz

    Clutch Points "In the wake of the Philadelphia Eagles losing Carson Wentz to a presumed torn ACL, backup quarterback Nick Foles claims that fans should not worry. Well, kind of and only in a roundabout way. As it is with everyone else who likes the Eagles, Nick Foles was in shock when Wentz went down. “I..." December 11

  • Initial Carson Wentz Tests Don’t Reveal Complete ACL Tear

    Pro Football Rumors "The Eagles’ postgame celebration was not exactly indicative of a team that clinched the NFC East and its first 11-win season in eight years, with Carson Wentz‘s reported ACL tear understandably affecting the mood. But the team is holding out hope its breakout star quarterback didn’t suffer a full..." December 11

  • Zach Ertz, Robert Woods expected to miss today’s Eagles-Rams game

    Pro Football Talk "Neither team’s passing game will be 100 percent when the Eagles meet the Rams today. Eagles tight end Zach Ertz is out of the concussion protocol but is still not expected to play today, while Rams receiver Robert Woods is expected to miss another game with his shoulder injury, Adam Schefter of..." December 10

  • Eagles hope West Coast trip ends with bounce-back win

    Delco Times "Stop me if you’ve heard this: The Eagles can clinch their first NFC East pennant since 2013 with a win or a tie Sunday, or a loss or a tie by the Dallas Cowboys. It was the same deal last week for the Eagles, who didn’t get their shots to fall and now oppose the Los Angeles Rams at the immortal..." December 10

  • Eagles fear Carson Wentz has torn ACL

    247 Sports "The Philadelphia Eagles fear Carson Wentz has a torn ACL. Tests are coming on the Eagles franchise quarterback. Nick Foles will be the quarterback going forward. Wentz will leave on this note if the injury diagnosis stands. " December 10

  • Eagles rule out Carson Wentz for rest of game after quarterback suffers knee injuy

    CBS Sports "One of the NFL's brightest stars is done for the day. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz suffered a left knee injury while diving for the goal line on a touchdown scramble that was eventually overturned by penalty. Wentz was hit by two Rams while diving for the end zone and had his..." December 10

  • Darren Sproles attends Eagles practice, 'feels great'

    247 Sports "Darren Sproles is back at practice for the Philadelphia Eagles. Sproles, who resides in Southern California, rejoined his Eagles teammates at practice held at Angels Stadium Wednesday...the first known appearance for Sproles since he tore is ACL and broke his arm in the third game of the..." December 07

  • Torrey Smith 'not worried at all' about living up to Eagles' expectations

    NBC Philadelphia "There was a time this season where Torrey Smith looked like the deep threat the Eagles expected. When he caught that 59-yard touchdown pass in Week 5 against Arizona, things were going swimmingly. Through five games, he had 13 catches for 204 yards, an average of 15.69 yards per catch...." December 07

  • Zach Ertz out of concussion protocol

    Pro Football Talk "It looks like Carson Wentz will have one of his favorite targets in the lineup against the Rams this weekend. The Eagles announced on Thursday that tight end Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol. Ertz left last Sunday night’s game against the Seahawks in the third quarter after hitting..." December 07

  • Darren Sproles 'can't end like this,' leaning toward playing in 2018

    NBC Philadelphia "There was an old friendly face on the practice field at Angel Stadium in Southern California on Wednesday afternoon. Darren Sproles was back with his teammates. On injured reserve with a broken forearm and torn ACL (he suffered both on the same play), the veteran running back has been..." December 07

  • Zach Ertz remains in concussion protocol

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles tight end Zach Ertz remains in the concussion protocol after leaving last Sunday’s game in the third quarter. Coach Doug Pederson said on Wednesday that Ertz has progressed enough to attend team meetings, but that he’s not cleared for any practice work at this point." December 06

  • Rams Forced To Cancel Practice Due To Fires, Eagles Further Away

    CBS Philly "The devastating southern California fires, which has forced thousands out of their homes, caused the Los Angeles Rams to cancel their practice on Wednesday according to a report. The Eagles and their reporters are further south, about 70 miles away, and were unaffected." December 06

  • Eagles' Pederson worried about poor practices, hopes week in L.A. will help

    Courier-Post "The Eagles' intent wasn't to use this week in the Los Angeles area as a cure for two bad weeks of practice. The team had planned months ago to stay on the West Coast for their game against the Los Angeles Rams this Sunday after playing in Seattle this past Sunday night. It just made more sense..." December 05

  • Eagles' Zach Ertz exits Sunday night game vs. Seahawks with head injury

    Sporting News "Eagles star tight end Zach Ertz left Sunday night's game against the Seahawks with a head injury in the third quarter and was ruled out for the rest of the game. The team did not immediately say if Ertz suffered a concussion, but he's likely in concussion protocol considering the head injury..." December 04

  • Microsoft Surface tablets will be back on the NFL sidelines for at least one more season

    Awful Announcing "The NFL and Microsoft have agreed to a one-year extension of the tech giant’s technology sponsorship. It means that you’ll continue to see Microsoft Surface tablets on the NFL pregame shows and the sidelines through the 2018 season, and they’ll also continue be used on video replay reviews. In..." December 04

  • Doug Pederson made a mistake when he didn’t challenge illegal forward pass

    Pro Football Talk "In the fourth quarter on Sunday night, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson threw an illegal forward pass to Mike Davis that picked up 17 yards on third-and-8. The officials missed it, and Eagles coach Doug Pederson didn’t challenge. That was a mistake. Replays clearly showed that the ball..." December 04

  • Here's when Alshon Jeffery knew he wanted to sign with Eagles long-term

    Newark Star-Ledger "Alshon Jeffery stood at his locker stall in the visiting locker room of CenturyLink Field Sunday evening following a 24-10 loss to the Seahawks, and explained just how quickly after signing a one-year deal with the Eagles in the first place that he knew he wanted to be with this team long-term...." December 04

  • Malcolm Jenkins: I'm not a sellout; NFL protests were 'never about the money'

    CBS Sports "As the NFL Players Coalition celebrates an $89 million partnership with the NFL but endures public backlash from some of its former members, its leader wants you to know that his efforts to shed light on the issues raised by hundreds of protesting players were never about getting the league's..." December 03

  • Eagles want to sign Brandon Graham next, but he’s resisting

    Pro Football Talk "As the Eagles try to lock up as many of their key players for as long as they possibly can, one key player isn’t as eager to sign a long-term deal as the team wishes he were. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, veteran defensive end Brandon Graham has been pushing back on efforts to..." December 03

  • Alshon Jeffery will have $26 million fully guaranteed by March

    Pro Football Talk "The real numbers are in for the Alshon Jeffery deal. Given the lack of interest he realized when he finally hit the open market in March (and given the relative lack of high-end production during his first year in Philly), it’s a strong-to-quite-strong contract. Per a source with knowledge of..." December 02

  • Eagles sign Alshon Jeffery to 4-year extension through '21

    NFL.com "Alshon Jeffery joined the Philadelphia Eagles on a one-year deal this offseason with hopes of proving himself worthy of a long-term pact. On Saturday, Jeffery got his wish. The Eagles rewarded their star wide receiver with a four-year extension through the 2021 season. The deal is worth $52..." December 02

  • Eagles' Sidney Jones still not practicing; Doug Pederson says no timeline yet for return

    Philly.com "Eagles cornerback Sidney Jones remains on the non-football injury list with a torn Achilles tendon suffered in March and is eligible to begin a 21-day practice window. With only five weeks remaining in the season, the clock is ticking if the Eagles want to bring him back. As of Wednesday, it..." November 30

  • How Nelson Agholor turned his Eagles' career around

    Courier-Post "It was in Seattle last Nov. 20 when Nelson Agholor was at his lowest point in his NFL career. He had just gone through a miserable game where he was responsible for an illegal formation penalty, negating Zach Ertz's 57-yard touchdown catch and run. Then Agholor made a move on star Seahawks..." November 29

  • NFL reportedly finalizing $100 million social justice partnership with players

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL and its players are close to finalizing a deal that would commit $100 million to helping with issues of social injustice in the community, according to a report. ESPN’s Jim Trotter and Jason Reid have been told NFL officials have submitted a final draft of the proposal to the Players..." November 29

  • Brandon Graham working on career year, contract extension with Eagles

    Michigan Live "The Philadelphia Eagles are flying high atop the NFL standings, and one of the reasons is a strong and versatile defensive line. The anchor of that unit, former Michigan star Brandon Graham, is having one of his best seasons. Graham picked up his seventh sack of 2017 against the Chicago..." November 28

  • Eagles players see two-game West Coast trip as “good test” of where they are

    NBC Sports "They've played two winning teams all year, and now they'll play two more in eight days. It's safe to say that how the Eagles fare on their upcoming two-game West Coast road trip will go a long way toward determining whether they earn home-field advantage or one of two first-round byes in the..." November 28

  • Trump: The NFL is ‘weak and out of control’

    New York Post "President Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to address two issues that seem to constantly preoccupy him — NFL players protesting during the national anthem and his victory over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. In two tweets, he called the NFL “weak and out of control” as..." November 28

  • How Jason Kelce has rejuvenated his career

    CSN Philly "He didn't get cut. He didn't get traded. He didn't get benched. No, Jason Kelce got better. Kelce, the subject of nonstop speculation after a subpar 2016 season, has reshaped his game this year and in his seventh NFL season is playing the best football of his life. "I think so," Kelce..." November 27

  • Is Jay Ajayi frustrated with his role on the Eagles?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Following the Eagles' 31-3 win over the Chicago Bears this past Sunday, comments that running back Jay Ajayi were interpreted by Hall of Fame sports writer Ray Didinger as a sign the running back might be disgruntled with his lack of touches. According to Ajayi's head coach, however, that is..." November 27

  • Why Eagles’ Carson Wentz Is LeBron James’ Favorite NFL Player To Watch

    NESN "Carson Wentz is amassing fans in high places. NBA superstar LeBron James revealed to reporters Monday in Philadelphia he enjoys watching the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback play more than he does any other NFL player. “My favorite player right now is Carson Wentz,” James said, per NBC..." November 27

  • Eagles 'unselfishness' code for having no divas?

    Philly.com "The Eagles lead the NFL not only in touchdowns but in group celebrations. Is there some correlation? Have they scored more touchdowns because they have an unselfish group of players, or are they willing to share the spotlight because they have a better record than any other team? Rarely do..." November 26

  • Eagles WR: Mitch Trubisky is ‘going to be in trouble’ against our defense

    Larry Brown Sports "Philadelphia Eagles rookie Mack Hollins has a lot of love for Mitch Trubisky, but he has a warning for his college teammate. Ahead of Sunday’s game between the Eagles and Chicago Bears, Hollins says Trubisky will be in trouble against Philly’s defense. Philly ranks eighth in the league in..." November 25

  • Carson Wentz fined $9,115 for low block

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL fined Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz $9,115 for a low block in Sunday’s victory over the Cowboys. During a two-point conversion in the fourth quarter, Wentz threw a pass to tight end Zach Ertz, who was ruled to have fumbled before crossing the goal line. (It appeared Ertz didn’t..." November 24

  • Trump: Players run the NFL, commish has 'lost control'

    CBS Sports "Thanksgiving Day featured three football games between the Vikings and Lions, Chargers and Cowboys and Giants and Redskins. Although three NFC East games would normally be a ratings boom, a lot of factors suggested this year may be different. The Lions and the Vikings were the most compelling..." November 24

  • NFL's Fletcher Cox Sued 'You Ruined My Marriage When You Banged My Wife!'

    TMZ "Imagine finding out Philadelphia Eagles superstar Fletcher Cox nailed your smokin' hot wife and wanted her to have his baby. Pretty cool if you're a die-hard Eagles fan ... not cool if you're North Carolina resident Joshua Jeffords. Josh claims he's got hardcore proof that the 6'4", 310..." November 22

  • Carson Wentz leads all players in Pro Bowl voting

    Fanrag Sports "Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz leads all NFL players in Pro Bowl voting with 273,367 votes thus far, according to the latest ballot update. Wentz leads New England Patriots signal-caller Tom Brady, the second-leading vote-getter, by about 40,000 votes. The 24-year-old Wentz is..." November 22

  • Agent’s Take: A look at the quarterbacks who could be available in the offseason

    CBS Sports "Quarterback stability is highly coveted in the NFL because it's a vital ingredient for sustained success. Some of the NFL's most significant transactions occur in an effort to get the position settled. The 49ers made an unexpected move at the October 31 trading deadline by acquiring Jimmy..." November 22

  • President Donald Trump criticizes idea of keeping players in locker room for anthem

    ESPN "President Donald Trump says a reported plan that would keep NFL teams in the locker room during the national anthem next season is "almost as bad as kneeling." Trump tweeted Wednesday morning about the possibility, reported by The Washington Post on Tuesday. According to the Post, some NFL..." November 22