Eagles Rumors & News

  • Odell Beckham has visits with Eagles and Dolphins this week

    Pro Football Talk "On Saturday, MDS passed along a report from Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald regarding the Dolphins’ interest in draft-eligible wide receivers and what it might mean for Mike Wallace’s future in Miami. One of the receivers mentioned in the report is LSU wideout Odell Beckham and the Dolphins..." April 20

  • Foles: DeSean was a 'great teammate to me'

    CSN Philly "Nick Foles was the honorary captain for the Soul on Saturday before the team's home opener at the Wells Fargo Center. The Eagles' quarterback also fielded questions about his football team -- specifically its decision to cut ties with Pro Bowl wide receiver DeSean Jackson. "You know, it's..." April 20

  • Eagles quarterback Nick Foles to serve as honorary captain for Soul game

    Philly.com "When the Philadelphia Soul hosts the Jacksonville Sharks Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center, it will have a Pro Bowl quarterback lending moral support. Eagles quarterback Nick Foles will serve as the honorary captain for the Soul (1-3) when it hosts the Sharks (2-2) in the team’s home opener at..." April 19

  • Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb arrested in Phoenix area

    KTAR.com "Former National Football League quarterback Donovan McNabb has been arrested in Mesa, Ariz., police said. A court website showed that he received a criminal traffic citation in January. He has a trial appearance scheduled for May 16. McNabb played 13 seasons in the NFL. He spent time with..." April 18

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Former Eagles S @k4coleman, Kurt Coleman, has agreed to terms w the Vikings.

  • Before Sproles, Eagles inquired about C.J. Spiller

    CSN Philly "Before they traded for Darren Sproles, the Eagles first tried to add a younger, more dynamic weapon to their offense. The Eagles contacted the Bills this offseason with hopes of trading for versatile Pro Bowl running back C.J. Spiller, according to two league sources familiar with the..." April 14

  • LeSean McCoy: 'I'll take my [2-year-old] son over Tim Tebow'

    CBSSports.com "The last thing we've heard from Tim Tebow involves him talking about college football on television. He's probably done in the NFL. Eagles running back LeSean McCoy, who was harassed in an airport by TMZ, certainly thinks so. McCoy was asked who's the best NFL player not currently on a team...." April 14

  • Eagles to put LB Brandon Graham on trade block

    Fansided "Since taking over as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, Chip Kelly has made sure that the team knows he is in charge, and that everyone is expendable. That apparently applies to 2010 first round pick Brandon Graham as well. Per a report on NFL.com, Graham has fallen out of Kelly’s good..." April 13

  • If Eagles draft a receiver, they'll want size and speed

    Philly.com "Even before they released DeSean Jackson, it was clear the Eagles were likely to select a wide receiver in the upcoming draft. Now it is a necessity, although the Eagles won't have to stray from their promise to select the best available player because - as general manager Howie Roseman said in..." April 12

  • McCoy Voices Support For DeSean

    PhillyMag.com "Until Saturday morning, no Eagles player had spoken out publicly in defense of their former teammate DeSean Jackson. But that changed when LeSean McCoy addressed reporters while taking a break from his football camp at Camden Catholic High School. "It’s a surprise for sure," McCoy said when..." April 12

  • Report: Eagles tried to trade with Dolphins for Dion Jordan

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles coach Chip Kelly reportedly wants his old Oregon pass rusher Dion Jordan in Philadelphia. According to Bob Grotz of the Delaware County Times, the Eagles offered the Dolphins a second-round pick and linebacker-defensive end Brandon Graham in exchange for Jordan. The Dolphins..." April 12

  • Pro Bowl to Arizona in 2015, slated to make Hawaii return in '16

    NFL.com "The National Football League announced today locations and dates for the next two Pro Bowls. The Pro Bowl following the 2014 season will be played on Sunday, January 25, 2015, and televised live on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIX a..." April 09

  • 10 intriguing storylines in the NFL preseason schedule

    USA Today "Are you ready for some experimental football? Granted, it's only the preseason schedule that the league announced Wednesday. Nonetheless, this summer's exhibition season provides a more compelling reason to watch -- at least during the first two weeks of games that won't seem as..." April 09

  • Panthers sign Jason Avant

    Charlotte Observer "Slowly but surely, the Carolina Panthers are rebuilding their depleted wide receiver corps. The Panthers have signed free agent wideout Jason Avant to a one-year contract, the team announced Monday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Avant becomes the third free agent receiver to sign..." April 08

  • Eagles LB Jake Knott suspended 4 games for PEDs

    CSN Philly "Eagles linebacker Jake Knott has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2014 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. "We're very disappointed to learn of his suspension. We have spoken to Jake and he is fully aware of the mistake he made..." April 06

  • LeSean McCoy: Signing Darren Sproles will keep me fresh

    Fox Sports "After leading the league in rushing attempts (314) and rushing yards (1,607), Eagles running back LeSean McCoy is spending his offseason focusing on remaining durable to play in all 16 games. “I want to be more explosive and in better shape,” McCoy told FOXSports.com on Thursday. “I want to..." April 06

  • LeSean McCoy: DeSean 'will definitely be missed'

    CSN Philly "It may make Eagles fans feel better to know that they weren't the only ones surprised and confused by the team's release of DeSean Jackson. The only player on the roster more explosive than Jackson was taken aback himself. "I heard the rumors, but I was surprised for sure," LeSean McCoy said..." April 05

  • DeSean Jackson on being released by Eagles: I was definitely hurt

    CBSSports.com "In his first television interview since being released by the Eagles on March 28, DeSean Jackson said he was hurt by the move and that coach Chip Kelly didn't specifically explain to him why he was released. "I was definitely hurt," Jackson said of being cut by the Eagles in an interview with..." April 05

  • DeSean Jackson Was A Problem For Kelly, Eagles In Locker Room

    CBS Philly "In the days following DeSean Jackson’s release by the Eagles, speculation ran rampant as to the reasons why. Everything was to blame from Jackson’s petulant, rambunctious sideline behavior, to his alleged gang ties, to Jackson’s character, to this being Chip Kelly’s fault. But what a number of..." April 04

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    Tom E. Curran @tomecurran

    The Patriots are re-signing safety Patrick Chung who was released by the Eagles after one season in Philly.

  • Richard Sherman wonders why Philly kept Cooper and cut Jackson

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has looked at the Eagles’ treatment of DeSean Jackson and Riley Cooper, and Sherman doesn’t like what he sees. Sherman writes at TheMMQB.com that there’s something wrong with the fact that the Eagles cut Jackson on the day that a story alleging he has ties to..." April 03

  • Source: LAPD confirms Jackson's gang ties to 49ers, Raiders

    CSN Bay Area "The San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders both reached out to the Los Angeles Police Department to confirm reports of DeSean Jackson's continued involvement with alleged members of Los Angeles street gangs; LAPD confirmed the reports, CSNBayArea.com has learned. Last week, NJ.com reported..." April 02

  • Sources: Jackson close with Redskins

    ESPN.com "The Washington Redskins and wide receiver DeSean Jackson appear to be moving closer to an agreement on a contract, sources told ESPN. Jackson arrived in northern Virginia on Monday night and dined with members of the Redskins coaching staff, including coach Jay Gruden. He later went to a club..." April 01

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    Tim McManus @Tim_McManus

    Said a source close to Jackson on Redskins: "Done deal."

  • Redskins, Jackson appear ready to do business

    CSN Washington "During NFL free agency, many players make visits to various teams. The player meets the head coach, GM, and maybe his position coach. They get acquainted, watch some film, maybe have some dinner. They might discuss contract numbers and perhaps a firm offer. But a visit like that rarely results in..." April 01

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    Dianna Marie Russini @NBCdianna

    Per source: San Francisco has now thrown their hat in the ring for DeSean Jackson. #Redskins #49ers

  • D-Jax' release puts the focus on Foles

    Philly.com "It is hard to know what Chip Kelly thinks about his public reputation. He has done so little to cultivate the media that we are a fallow field at this point. We have become so used to the game and its accepted rules - coach comes in; coach whispers an occasional sweet nothing into a couple of..." April 01

  • High school AD, teachers say DeSean Jackson wasn't in gang

    CBSSports.com "DeSean Jackson's high school athletic director and counselor are the latest to come forward and say the NFL wide receiver doesn't have any gang affiliations, which was originally alleged in a NJ.com story last week. "DeSean is a great guy -- he was a sweet kid when he was in high school,..." March 31

  • DeSean Jackson rumors: Buffalo Bills interest depends on price

    Fansided "With DeSean Jackson free to sign anywhere he wants to, there has been a growing line of teams interested in possibly seeing if things can work out between the two. There’s a varying degree of variables that will factor in to individual team decisions to sign or not sign Jackson, and for the..." March 30

  • Vick gets $4 million for one year in New York

    Pro Football Talk "When assessing whether Mike Vick has a chance at becoming the starting quarterback for the Jets, the financial investment becomes relevant. The more the team pays a guy, the more likely he plays. For Vick, it was widely reported that he’ll get $5 million this year from the Jets. The magnitude..." March 30

  • Richard Sherman stands behind former Little League teammate DeSean Jackson

    USA Today "The Philadelphia Eagles strange, sudden release of DeSean Jackson has quickly become one of the biggest stories of the offseason, and Jackson’s friends and colleagues are lining up to offer their support. Long before his release, the Eagles were shopping Jackson on the trade market. According..." March 30

  • DeAngelo Hall wants DeSean in Washington

    CSN Washington "Two times a season for the past six years, DeAngelo Hall’s challenge when the Redskins faced the Eagles was to shut down DeSean Jackson. So, as you might imagine, he was quite excited to hear that the free agent wide receiver -- cut loose by the Eagles on Friday in a surprising development --..." March 30

  • LAPD: DeSean Jackson not involved in gang-related killings

    Philly.com "THE LOS ANGELES Police Department has never accused DeSean Jackson of being a gang member. And the NFL star, who was unceremoniously dumped yesterday by the Eagles, swears he's never been one. But LA detectives were interested in the wide receiver's ties to reputed members of the Crips when..." March 30

  • DeSean Jackson rumors: Indianapolis Colts not likely to be interested

    Fansided "The Indianapolis Colts are one of a handful of teams to have not shown an interest in the recently released DeSean Jackson, proving that not everyone is falling head over heels in an effort to knock on his door first. While other teams may be involved in this It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World style..." March 29

  • Charles Woodson says Oakland Raiders should sign DeSean Jackson

    Fansided "As an incoming player, you not only want to be liked by the front office, but you also want veterans approval – so I’m sure it’s rather welcoming for recently released wide receiver DeSean Jackson to get approval from Charles Woodson. The longtime member of the Oakland Raiders secondary (with a..." March 29

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    The #Eagles recently restructured WR Brad Smith's contract: Lowered cap # by $350 K. Lowered base by $395 K; guaranteed $450 K (base, SB).

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    Tim Graham @ByTimGraham

    Source tells me any Bills interest in DeSean Jackson would be for a predetermined price. Bills won't get into a bidding war.

  • Warren G wants Raiders to sign DeSean Jackson

    Fansided "Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson is free to sign with any team that he wants. The Oakland Raiders came into the offseason with a ton of cap space and have been spending freely. One notable fan, Warren G, wants the Raiders to sign Jackson and feels the receiver is the..." March 29

  • Buccaneers interested in DeSean Jackson

    Fansided "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the latest team to add their names to the list of teams possibly interested in signing free agent receiver DeSean Jackson. After the Eagles cut him and then kicked dirt all over his reputation by skating around allegations the release was related to concerns about gang..." March 29

  • Decision to cut Jackson wasn’t a surprise, but the timing was

    Pro Football Talk "With the Eagles unable to find a trade partner for receiver DeSean Jackson, it was no surprise that Philly cut him loose. But it was a surprise that they did it today. There was no deadline or other pressure point forcing the team’s hand. The issue would have come to a head at the launch of..." March 29

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    Dianna Marie Russini @NBCdianna

    Redskins sources: DeSean Jackson is expected to visit with Washington this Monday

  • Sanchez knows role but plans to compete for Eagles

    Delaware Online "Mark Sanchez said he understands the situation with the Eagles, that Nick Foles is the starting quarterback and that his role will most likely be as his backup. But Sanchez said he's going to compete for the starting job anyway after signing a one-year deal with the Eagles on Friday worth as..." March 29

  • NY Jets GM John Idzik should stay away from DeSean Jackson

    New York Daily News "Aaron Hernandez had just signed a five-year, $40 million contract with a $12.5 million bonus, $50,000 of which he immediately donated to the Myra Kraft Giving Back Fund. Patriots owner Robert Kraft is one of the brightest, most savvy and influential owners in the NFL, but on that day in late..." March 29

  • Burglary of Jackson's home yielded $20,000 not $200,000, police say

    Philly.com "Philadelphia Police on Friday provided a drastically reduced estimate for the amount of cash reportedly stolen from DeSean Jackson's house, saying they have mistakenly been releasing incorrect information gleaned from a preliminary interview with Jackson's mother. Lt. John Stanford, a..." March 29

  • In the end, Chip Kelly didn't want DeSean Jackson on the Eagles

    Philly.com "DeSean Jackson didn't change; the Eagles did when Chip Kelly became head coach. The Eagles knew about Jackson's alleged gang connections, his problems with authority, and his locker-room dramas long before Friday, when they released the wide receiver. They knew what they were getting when they..." March 29

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    610 Sports Radio- KC @610SportsKC

    .@610sportskc has learned from a source that the #chiefs have reached out to DeSean Jackson's representatives. #moreat2pm

  • Source: Panthers have no interest in DeSean Jackson

    Pro Football Talk "Plenty of people were surprised by Panthers coach Ron Rivera’s declaration of interest in free-agent receiver DeSean Jackson. Some of those folks work for the Panthers, and they expressed their surprise via text message to PFT’s Darin Gantt. One source with direct knowledge of the team’s..." March 28

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    Geoff Mosher @GeoffMosherCSN

    Per source, Sanchez's deal is worth up to $4 million, per source

  • DeSean Jackson thanks Eagles, denies gang affiliations

    SB Nation "Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has released a public statement addressing his sudden release from the team and some allegations made in a report linking him to gang activity. In the statement Jackson thanks the city of Philadelphia and denies any ties to any..." March 28

  • Eagles release Pro Bowl wideout DeSean Jackson

    USA Today "In a stunning move, the Philadelphia Eagles released Pro Bowl wide receiver DeSean Jackson on Friday. The team released the following statement in a tweet: "After careful consideration this offseason, Eagles decide to part ways with DeSean Jackson. The team informed him of his release today."" March 28

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