Eagles Rumors & News

  • Jay Gruden praises Carson Wentz, 'very upset' he landed with Eagles

    ESPN "It looks like Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is going to be a force in the NFC East for the foreseeable future, and Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden is not happy about it. "He's progressed at a rate as fast as anybody I've seen, really," Gruden told Philadelphia reporters..." October 19

  • More than 60,000 sign petition to ban Pete Morelli from officiating Eagles games

    CBS Sports "Pete Morelli may or may not have a bias against the Philadelphia Eagles, but more than 60,000 people want to make sure he doesn't officiate any more of the team's games. Nearly a week after Morelli helped call 10 penalties against the Eagles on "Thursday Night Football" during a game in which..." October 18

  • Chris Long Will Donate 10 Game Checks to Support Educational Equality

    Bleacher Report "Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long will donate his remaining 10 game checks for educational equality through his foundation. Along with Long's financial contribution, he's launching the Pledge 10 for Tomorrow campaign. Per a Chris Long Foundation press release obtained by..." October 18

  • Chris Long announces he will donate every game check this season to charity

    Bleacher Report "Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long will donate his remaining 10 game checks for educational equality through his foundation. Along with Long's financial contribution, he's launching the Pledge 10 for Tomorrow campaign. The Chris Long Foundation announced his donation in a press..." October 18

  • President Trump slams NFL for not forcing players to stand for anthem

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is back on President Trump’s radar Wednesday. The President went on a Twitter spurt Wednesday morning and the NFL’s announcement that there will be no change to league rules regarding the national anthem was part of his agenda. After a day that included a meeting between players and..." October 18

  • Eric Reid doesn’t think rule change on anthem is coming

    Pro Football Talk "In a statement about Tuesday’s meeting between the NFL, NFLPA, players and team owners in New York, the NFL and NFLPA said that everyone in the NFL community has “a tremendous respect” for the national anthem but it doesn’t sound like the anthem was a focal point of the meeting. Albert Breer of..." October 17

  • Eagles' Jordan Hicks expected to practice next week after ankle injury

    Philly.com "Jordan Hicks is expected to practice when the Eagles return to the field next week, a good sign after the starting linebacker exited Thursday’s 28-23 win over the Carolina Panthers with an ankle injury. That would put Hicks in line to play the Week 7 game against the Washington Redskins. The..." October 14

  • How the Browns handed Wentz to the Eagles and Watson to the Texans before solving their own QB problem

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns' decision to trade down from No. 2 overall in the 2016 draft enabled the Philadelphia Eagles to land their franchise quarterback in Carson Wentz, and the Texans to land what looks like theirs in Deshaun Watson -- all before the Browns have solved their own never-ending quarterback..." October 14

  • Charlotte police arrests fan in assault at Panthers game

    USA Today "A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault related to an attack of a fellow Carolina Panthers fan at Thursday's NFL game between the Panthers and Philadelphia Eagles, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department announced Friday night. Kyle Adam Maraghy was charged with simple assault,..." October 14

  • Eagles Chris Maragos Believed To Have Torn PCL

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Marcus Hayes, Eagles special teams ace Chris Maragos is believed to have a torn PCL, but the good news is that his ACL appears to be intact. Maragos is scheduled to undergo an MRI Friday to determine the severity of the injury. Maragos, 30, originally signed on with the 49ers as..." October 13

  • Panthers investigating fan's sucker punch in stands during Eagles game

    USA Today "Police are seeking to arrest a Carolina Panthers fan who repeatedly punched another fan in the face at Thursday's Panthers-Philadelphia Eagles game. Footage of the assault at Bank of America Stadium was captured on video and shared on social media, and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said in a..." October 13

  • NFL TV audience numbers continue to decline early in 2017 season

    Sporting News "No wonder alarm bells are sounding in NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s office. The league's average TV audience through Week 5 of the 2017 season dropped 7 percent vs. the same period of the 2016 season, according to Nielsen data obtained by Sporting News. Worse for the league, the average..." October 13

  • NFL: No Change To National Anthem Policy

    Pro Football Rumors "Although reports earlier this week indicated that the NFL may force players to stand for the national anthem, the NFL and NFLPA today released a joint statement indicating that the league’s policy has not been altered. “Commissioner Roger Goodell reached out to NFLPA Executive Director..." October 12

  • Donald Trump keeps the pressure on the NFL over anthem

    Pro Football Talk "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is really trying to move past the national anthem controversy. But President Donald Trump keeps trying to paint him into a corner, in an effort to prove that he’s the most patriotic. Trump’s at it on the Twitter machine again this morning, with more bluster..." October 11

  • Roger Goodell Sends Letter to Teams Essentially Saying They Are About to Force Players to Stand for Anthem

    Black Sports Online "The NFL is about to get on their knees for Donald Trump. Donald Trump said there should be a policy in place to force players to stand for anthem. Jerry Jones and other owners have already started the process of threatening the players. Now, Roger Goodell who works for the owners has sent a..." October 11

  • Fletcher Cox back up to full participation in practice

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive tackle Fletcher Cox has missed the last two Eagles games due to a calf injury, but he’s making strides toward a return to the lineup. Cox was listed as a limited participant on Monday’s injury report, although that was just an estimation since the Eagles didn’t actually have a..." October 10

  • Donald Trump takes aim at NFL’s “tax breaks”

    Pro Football Talk "The President of the United States is on the warpath with the NFL again this morning, issuing his usual subtle threats. Donald Trump is using the NFL as a foil in his battle to make himself synonymous with patriotism and the flag, after his strong-arming teams into making guys stand for the..." October 10

  • Lane Johnson leaves with concussion, setting up short-week challenge for Eagles

    Philly.com "Lane Johnson missed the second half of the Eagles’ 34-7 win over the Arizona Cardinals because of what the team termed a “head injury” but a league source confirmed was a concussion. A short week puts his status in question for Thursday’s game at the Carolina Panthers. Coach Doug Pederson..." October 09

  • Malcolm Jenkins: I would demonstrate during anthem even if owner forbade it

    NBC Sports "The NFL's never-ending national anthem saga continued Sunday when vice president Mike Pence left the Colts game early after being upset by the sight of players protesting during the anthem. Later on Sunday, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones turned heads even more by saying that players who disrespect..." October 09

  • Eagles have reasons to believe strong start is legit

    Delaware Online "A year ago, the Eagles were 3-1, just like they are now, but there was a sense of trepidation amid the pleasant surprise of an unexpectedly strong start. The Eagles had just lost their first game of the season, by one point to Detroit last Oct. 9, when Carson Wentz threw an ill-advised deep..." October 08

  • Fletcher Cox ruled out against Cardinals

    Fanrag Sports "The Philadelphia Eagles will be without defensive tackle Fletcher Cox on Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals as head coach Doug Pederson has already ruled him out. Cox, who is currently battling a lingering calf injury, will now miss his second straight game. “He’s progressing nicely,”..." October 06

  • Zach Ertz 'a complete tight end' with much improved run blocking

    CSN Philly "It's a play Zach Ertz wouldn't have made five years ago. Heck, as Ertz says, it's a play Ertz wouldn't have had a chance to make five years ago. "I probably wouldn't have even been in the game five years ago if it was a running play," he said with a chuckle. Ertz has spoken for years..." October 06

  • Wendell Smallwood Game Time Decision Vs. Cardinals

    CBS Philly "Eagles running back Wendell Smallwood suffered a knee injury last Sunday at the Chargers and did not practice on Friday. Doug Pederson called him a “game time decision” for Sunday’s game against the Cardinals. Furthermore, Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox will miss his second straight game..." October 06

  • NFL has 'no tolerance for racial comments directed to anyone'

    ESPN "If it is able to identify the person who allegedly shouted a racial slur at Terrelle Pryor on Monday night, the NFL will ban that fan from future games, league spokesman Joe Lockhart said on a conference call Thursday. "We have no tolerance for racial comments directed to anyone," Lockhart..." October 05

  • Personal info on nearly 1,200 NFL players and agents exposed in NFLPA database leak

    USA Today "Colin Kaepernick was among 1,133 players and agents whose personal information was exposed due to a misconfigured online database operated by the NFL Players Association, according to an internet security company. Kaepernick, who was the target of death threats last year as he knelt during the..." October 04

  • Eagles running game dominant for second straight game

    Philly.com "It occurred to me as I left the StubHub Center on Sunday that the last time I walked to the rental car after a road game — or at least what’s technically a road game — was in Kansas City when the biggest story was the lack of a running game. That was two weeks ago! There were 13 designed rushes..." October 03

  • Anheuser-Busch has no plans to end relationship with NFL despite rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Anheuser-Busch may have created a recording specifically for people who were calling the company to inquire about its sponsorship of the NFL, but that does not mean the company is considering pulling the plug on one of its most profitable partnerships. Over the weekend, rumors began circulating..." October 03

  • Eagles promote DT Justin Hamilton from practice squad, waive S Trae Elston

    Philly.com "The Eagles promoted defensive tackle Justin Hamilton from practice squad to the active roster on Saturday and waived safety Trae Elston. Hamilton gives the Eagles more depth at defensive tackle for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Chargers because both Fletcher Cox and Destiny Vaeao are..." October 01

  • LeGarrette Blount, Richard Sherman fined for Week 3 actions

    Larry Brown Sports "LeGarrette Blount and Richard Sherman were fined this week for their actions in Week 3. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says Blount was fined just over $9,000 for a post-touchdown taunt. Seahawks CB Richard Sherman was fined just over $12,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct." September 29

  • NFL has not approved an automatic ejection rule

    Pro Football Talk "When Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan knocked out Packers receiver Devante Adams with a vicious (and illegal) helmet-to-helmet hit on Thursday, some argued that Trevathan should have been the first player to be sent to the showers under the league’s new rule mandating automatic ejections for..." September 29

  • Herschel Walker: I'm With Trump, NFL Should Ban Kneeling!

    TMZ "Herschel Walker says Donald Trump is RIGHT when it comes to national anthem protests -- saying the NFL needs to impose rules banning players from kneeling during The Star-Spangled Banner. Walker has been a Trump supporter from the beginning -- and while he says they don't agree on everything,..." September 29

  • Owners fret over whether fans will make good on threats to flee

    Pro Football Talk "Football fans routinely do plenty of huffing and puffing, but they rarely blow the house down. This time around, the NFL worries about the house getting blown down. Every year, bad teams emerge and their fans (in most non-California instances) still support them. And even if any given season..." September 29

  • Trump: NFL owners 'afraid' to take action against kneeling players

    Fox News Sports "President Trump, in an exclusive interview with "Fox & Friends," said that NFL owners are “afraid” to act against their players protesting the national anthem at games across the country. “The NFL is in a box and they have to do something about it,” Trump told Fox News' Pete Hegseth, in the..." September 28

  • Marvin Lewis tries to knock Jake Elliott down a peg

    Larry Brown Sports "Philadelphia Eagles kicker Jake Elliott on Sunday nailed what could go down as the most clutch kick of the 2017 season, but the coach of the team that drafted the kicker back in April does not seem all that impressed. The Eagles signed Elliott off of the Cincinnati Bengals’ practice squad just..." September 28

  • Justin Timberlake reportedly 'finalizing' deal to perform at Super Bowl halftime

    CBS Sports "The Super Bowl is going to get a familiar face for halftime of Super Bowl LII when the game comes to Minnesota. Pop superstar Justin Timberlake is reportedly "finalizing" a deal to perform at the event for the first time in 13 years. According to US Magazine, Timberlake and the NFL are locking..." September 27

  • DirecTV refunds Sunday Ticket subscribers who are upset over NFL protests

    New York Daily News "NFL fans who are too angry to watch the Red Zone channel can now enter the Green Zone. DirecTV is offering total refunds to Sunday Ticket customers who want to cancel their package due to the national anthem protests around the league, according to ESPN. The Sunday Ticket package, which..." September 27

  • Brandon Marshall: I didn’t spit on an Eagles fan

    sny.tv "Giants WR Brandon Marshall said on Tuesday that he did not spit in an Eagles fan's face during warmups prior to Sunday's game in Philadelphia. "No, absolutely not," Marshall said. "I think that if anybody does that -- a fan, or a player -- should be suspended, should probably pay a fine, and..." September 27

  • Wendell Smallwood looking at bigger role with Darren Sproles out

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles lost Darren Sproles to a torn ACL and a broken arm during last Sunday’s win over the Giants, which leaves them without their biggest threat out of the backfield when it comes to making plays as a receiver and on the perimeter on the offense. He also played a role as a pass blocker on..." September 27

  • Eagles coach Doug Pederson explains his fourth-down decision

    Philly.com "Eagles coach Doug Pederson said it was his decision to go for a fourth-and-8 from the New York Giants’ 43-yard line in Sunday’s 27-24 win, and it was made after consultation with an assistant coach who offers the data about converting a given play. “My number that we went off of… was 33 percent..." September 26

  • Carson Wentz offered kicker game check if he hit FG

    Sportsnaut "If Carson Wentz is a man of his word, Philadelphia Eagles kicker Jake Elliott will be making a nice deposit after Sunday’s walkoff 61-yard kick. We’ve seen Elliott’s parents react to the monster field goal. But we’re guessing that Elliott will be more interested in what Wentz said just before..." September 26

  • What’s the solution to the anthem protests?

    Pro Football Talk "The Commander-in-Chief continues to express, in 140 characters or less, his views regarding the NFL and the national anthem. Most recently, President Trump suggested that “[t]he only way out for them is to set a rule that you can’t kneel during our National Anthem!” While that would definitely..." September 26

  • Doug Pederson calls a head-scratcher

    Philly.com "Let’s face it: When an afternoon at the football stadium includes the nationally televised playing and then slow-motion replaying of a man on all fours pretending to be a dog urinating on the field, the bar for stranger occurrences is set pretty high. Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field was an..." September 25

  • Eagles fan says Giants' Brandon Marshall spit on him in heated pregame argument

    CBS Sports "Odell Beckham Jr. was not the only New York Giants wide receiver trying to stir up the Philadelphia crowd during Sunday's game with the Eagles. As he took the field, where his Giants were bested by a 61-yard game-winning field goal as time expired, Brandon Marshall was seen arguing with an..." September 25

  • Eagles will 'file away' Giants' Odell Beckham Jr.'s 'dog peeing' celebration

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eagles head coach Doug Pederson says that his team won't soon forget Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham's pantomiming a dog urinating in the Lincoln Financial Field after catching a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 27-24 Eagles win. Beckham made a leaping reception near the back of..." September 25

  • Roger Goodell: I’m proud of way our league responded this weekend

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement on Saturday morning in reaction to President Trump’s Friday night call for the league to get rid of “son of a bitch” players who don’t stand during the playing of the national anthem and his words were followed by many others from owners, players..." September 25

  • Donald Trump continues to take shots at NFL over flag

    Pro Football Talk "If the NFL was hoping Donald Trump would move on to another issue, they were mistaken. The President continued his war on the NFL via Twitter this morning, holding up NASCAR (where owners threatened to fire drivers or crew members who protested during the anthem) as the model for sporting..." September 25

  • Darren Sproles tore ACL in addition to breaking arm

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles running back Darren Sproles left Sunday’s game against the Giants after getting hurt in the first half and a report on Sunday night indicated that he broke his arm. Sproles reportedly suffered another serious injury as well. Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen of ESPN report that Sproles..." September 25

  • Darren Sproles Believed To Have Broken Arm, Out Indefinitely

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Eagles RB Darren Sproles is believed to have sustained a broken arm during Sunday’s game against the Giants. According to Rapoport, Sproles will still undergo an MRI on Monday to determine the severity of the injury, but he will be out..." September 25

  • Donald Trump Jr. takes a swipe at the NFL, too

    Pro Football Talk "They say football is family. Bashing the National Football League apparently is family, too. Donald Trump Jr. has chimed in regarding the issue his father took to unprecedented heights two nights ago, with this message on Twitter posted within the last hour: “If only Roger Goodell cared as much..." September 25

  • NFL Aiming To Expand London Schedule

    Pro Football Rumors "The NFL remains intent on gauging whether or not a franchise could function as a full-time London operation. To measure this, the league wants a team to play in multiple London games during a season. NFL executive VP of international Mark Waller said more games coming to London in subsequent..." September 25