Eagles Rumors & News

  • The Agholor Sexual Assault Investigation Is Now With the D.A.’s Office

    PhillyMag.com "The investigation into sexual assault allegations involving Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor is now in the hands of District Attorney Seth Williams. “The [investigative] package has been sent to the D.A.’s Office for their review,” Police Commissioner Richard Ross told..." June 24

  • DeMeco Ryans still hopes to play in NFL in 2016

    Alabama "Former Alabama standout DeMeco Ryans would like to play an 11th NFL season in 2016. But if that doesn't work out, he's going to be fine out of football, too. The Philadelphia Eagles released Ryans on Feb. 24, and he has not signed with another team. Ryans hosted a charity golf tournament at..." June 22

  • NFL takes unusual step of involving position coaches in looking at more kickoff rule changes

    USA Today "The NFL is assessing the viability of further rules changes on kickoffs with unprecedented input from the league’s special teams coordinators, who want to save the exciting play from extinction. Dean Blandino, the NFL’s vice president of officiating, recently held a conference call with special..." June 21

  • Should the Eagles sign LB Stephen Tulloch if/when he becomes available?

    Philly Voice "This offseason, the Philadelphia Eagles signed three of Jim Schwartz's former players when he was the defensive coordinator with the Buffalo Bills. They were CB Leodis McKelvin, CB Ron Brooks, and LB Nigel Bradham. Not only did the Eagles bring them in, but Schwartz has all three running primarily..." June 20

  • Eagles' Jon Dorenbos to appear on 'America's Got Talent'

    Philly.com "The Eagles' Jon Dorebos will perform on America's Got Talent Tuesday. A rep for the America's Got Talent confirmed that Dorenbos will perform magic for judges Simon Cowell, Mel B., Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel." June 18

  • Signing Cox a climax to Roseman's big offseason

    Philly.com "You could almost hear the briefcase clicking shut Monday evening. That's when Howie Roseman finished a four-month negotiation with Fletcher Cox, perhaps already the best defensive tackle in Eagles history and probably the best athlete in the city, depending on how you regard Claude..." June 14

  • Fletcher Cox gets six-year extension with Eagles

    ABC News "Fletcher Cox has agreed to terms on a six-year contract extension with the Philadelphia Eagles, the team announced on Monday. The deal is worth $103 million with $63 million in guaranteed money, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. That means that the Pro-Bowl defensive lineman will have the..." June 14

  • Michael Vick wants to play another season, go out with a bang

    Newark Star-Ledger "Michael Vick will be 36 years old later this month. A "healthy 36" as he likes to say. Vick is three years younger than Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. He's a year younger than Saints quarterback Drew Brees. He's only six months older than Giants quarterback Eli Manning. And Vick's not..." June 13

  • Pederson expects Eagles to employ 'running back by committee'

    The Score "The Philadelphia Eagles backfield could have a few different looks this season. While quarterbacks Sam Bradford, Carson Wentz, and Chase Daniel compete for playing time, head coach Doug Pederson expects to see a rotating cast alongside them in the backfield. The Eagles ditched the DeMarco..." June 12

  • Report: Stripper Falsely Accused Agholor of Rape Because He Underpaid Her

    Newark Star-Ledger "The allegation that Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor sexually assaulted a woman at a Philadelphia strip club is the result of a dispute over money, according to a person with knowledge of the situation who requested anonymity because of the severity of the allegations. A police spokesman..." June 12

  • Barwin, Cox release statements regarding alleged Agholor incident

    The Score "Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin and defensive tackle Fletcher Cox released statements about their lack of involvement in an alleged sexual assault Thursday at Cheerleaders Gentleman's Club. Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor is accused of sexually assaulting a dancer at the..." June 11

  • Sexual assault claim against Eagles' Nelson Agholor follows dispute over money

    Newark Star-Ledger "The allegation that Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor sexually assaulted a woman at a Philadelphia strip club is the result of a dispute over money, according to a person with knowledge of the situation who requested anonymity because of the severity of the allegations. A police spokesman..." June 11

  • Defense Attorney: Nelson Agholor “Has Not Engaged In Any Criminal Conduct”

    PhillyMag.com "Prominent Philadelphia defense attorney Fortunato “Fred” Perri, Jr. has rebuffed an allegation that Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor sexually assaulted a dancer at Cheerleaders Gentlemen’s Club. “Nelson has not engaged in any criminal conduct,” wrote Perri, who is representing Agholor, in an..." June 11

  • Exotic Dancer Accuses Eagles Player Nelson Agholor of Rape

    PhillyMag.com "Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor has been accused of raping a dancer at Cheerleaders Gentlemen’s Club, law enforcement sources have told Philadelphia magazine. A 27-year-old dancer told police that she was raped inside the club, which is located on Front Street near Oregon..." June 10

  • Linebacker Ty Powell retires

    Bleeding Green Nation "The Philadelphia Eagles placed linebacker Ty Powell on the reserve/retired list, according to an official announcement from the team. In short, Powell retired. Here's a more detailed explanation via Russell Street Report." June 10

  • Fletcher Cox 'expecting' to be at training camp

    Philly.com "The absences of Fletcher Cox and Darren Sproles might have been conspicuous during the last two months, but their return to the Eagles this week has been anticlimactic. Cox and Sproles spoke to reporters Wednesday for the first time this offseason, and neither player gave any reasons for headaches..." June 09

  • Healthy Sam Bradford embraces working with Carson Wentz

    USA Today "Last year at this time, Sam Bradford was stuck at the NovaCare Complex rehabbing his twice-repaired ACL as his Eagles teammates dispersed around the country for a six-week break before the start of training camp. Back then, there was so much uncertainty surrounding the Eagles’ quarterback...." June 08

  • Rueben Randle ready for fresh start with the Eagles

    Philly.com "Rueben Randle thought it might be a virus, but when his side kept hurting for three days, Randle decided it was time to talk to the Eagles' training staff. "It was pretty painful . . . I finally decided to see what was going on and get it taken care of," Randle said Tuesday, as he rejoined the..." June 08

  • NFL owners, coaches say a developmental league is needed and here's what's brewing

    CBS Sports "The limos were lined up bumper-to-bumper around the sprawling driveway and the private planes waited on tarmacs nearby as NFL owners scrambled to get back home after wrapping up another league meeting. In a nearby ballroom, commissioner Roger Goodell began addressing the media, his statements..." June 07

  • NFL Twitter Hacked, Announces Roger Goodell's Death

    Deadspin "Some gremlin got access to the NFL’s Twitter account today and announced the death of commissioner Roger Goodell. NFL PR flack Brian McCarthy quickly corrected the record: The other two tweets were also deleted. The NFL appears to have regained control of its account. The fake cause of..." June 07

  • One Eagles player says Philly is 'back to a real football team' without Chip Kelly

    CBS Sports "With the hot days of June dogging NFL players during offseason training activities, there appears to be at least a group of Eagles players who aren't missing their old coach. Chip Kelly is out (and now in charge of the 49ers), Doug Pederson is in, and the vibe around the NovaCare Complex sounds..." June 07

  • 20 Different Players to Take Part in Celebrity Family Feud NFL Edition This Summer

    Total Pro Sports "If you enjoyed the Gronkowski Family‘s appearance on Celebrity Family Feud last summer, you’ll love what the NFL has in store for you this year. ABC is mixing up the format of Celebrity Family Feud for Season 2. While many of the episodes will feature celebrities and their actual families, a..." June 07

  • Frank Reich: Carson Wentz’s aptitude is off the charts

    Pro Football Talk "In his latest update on the team’s quarterback situation, Eagles coach Doug Pederson said that quarterback Sam Bradford has taken “the next step to be the leader of this football team and be the starter.” That’s not a particularly surprising place for Bradford to find himself given how..." June 07

  • Logan, Cox prepare for changing roles on Eagles line

    Philly.com "The Eagles' defensive line was incomplete for the last two months while Fletcher Cox took advantage of the "voluntary" part of voluntary workouts. But Cox is back in Philadelphia this week for the team's mandatory minicamp that begins Tuesday, and his presence changes the outlook at the..." June 07

  • NFL curious about marijuana as potential medical alternative

    Sporting News "While it’s not saying so publicly, the NFL is exploring the viability of marijuana as a medical option for its players. In a profile on Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe’s marijuana advocacy, the Washington Post reports NFL senior vice president for player health and safety Jeff Miller and..." June 07

  • Brian Orakpo defends Titans teammate DeMarco Murray: Philly had 'garbage' O-line

    Fox Sports "Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray had a disappointing and frustrating season in Philadelphia in 2015 as did many members of Chip Kelly's 7-9 squad. Then, just one year into the four-year, $25 million contract Murray signed with Philly, the restructured Eagles front office shipped him..." June 06

  • At some point, Eagles' Fletcher Cox should be happy camper

    Philly.com "THERE'S A good chance that by December, nobody will remember whether Fletcher Cox showed for mandatory minicamp. The team's most dominant player is going to play for the Eagles this season, probably with a new long-term contract, but possibly on the $7.799 million option year from his rookie deal,..." June 06

  • McKelvin looks like a fit for Schwartz's Eagles defense

    Philly.com "Comparing the new to the old as opposites can be a forced narrative, unless, of course, it's true. Doug Pederson, in many ways, is the anti-Chip Kelly. His hiring was seemingly as much about his predecessor as about him. Defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz is a contrasting figure when compared with..." June 05

  • Lane Johnson expects Eagles training camp to be like UFC 200

    Delco Times "It’s too soon to know if Doug Pederson is a worthy NFL head coach or just another offensive coordinator bumped up in salary. One thing he isn’t is a pushover. Despite how basic Eagles practices have appeared, at least the ones open to the media, Pederson has pushed his guys to the limits of..." June 05

  • Murray taking leadership role in first year with Titans

    Tennessean "Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is growing more comfortable heading into his second pro season, but newcomer DeMarco Murray is taking charge. The 2014 NFL rushing champ, acquired for a mere swap of fourth-round picks after one disappointing season with the Eagles, is providing the vocal..." June 05

  • 8 Teams That Could Sign Arian Foster

    Pro Football Rumors "The concern with Arian Foster has always been health. Foster, who will turn 30 in August, racked up 6,472 rushing yards during his seven years as a Texan, and earned three consecutive Pro Bowl nods from 2010 to 2012, averaging about 1,900 all purpose yards and 16 touchdowns in those seasons. But..." June 04

  • Eagles' Pederson expects Cox, Sproles at mandatory camp next week

    The Score "The Philadelphia Eagles have been without two of their most important veteran players so far this offseason. Defensive lineman Fletcher Cox's reasoning for staying away from the team has been clear. He's looking for a new contract that'll compensate him in a way that reflects his position as..." June 03

  • Eagles' Doug Pederson: Sam Bradford is our starter

    Newark Star-Ledger "Do the Eagles have competition at the quarterback spot? According to head coach Doug Pederson there is "always competition'', but that Sam Bradford, barring injury, will be his starting quarterback when the team opens the regular season against the Cleveland Browns." June 03

  • Mike Vick describes his 'dark road' in documentary trailer

    CBS Sports "Mike Vick was one of the most electrifying college football players I can ever remember watching. Vick played like he had a cannon inside his left arm and, of course, he was also the fastest quarterback we've ever seen. The Falcons traded up to snag him with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2001..." June 03

  • Eagles QB coach: Carson Wentz further along than he expected

    Philly.com "John DeFilippo has now spent a month working with Carson Wentz, including daily one-on-one meetings to go along with on-field work and position meetings. DeFilippo, the Eagles quarterbacks coach, said the pre-draft evaluation of Wentz was the most thorough he’s ever been involved in, during a..." June 02

  • Eagles OC: Bradford's performance at OTAs 'off the charts'

    The Score "With all the controversy swirling around the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback situation, Sam Bradford's performance in OTA practices has flown under the radar. After making it clear last week that there's an open competition for the team's starting quarterback job, offensive coordinator Frank..." June 02

  • Walter Thurmond retiring at age 28

    NFL.com "Walter Thurmond's breakout season at safety last year in Philadelphia netted him plenty of lucrative offers in free agency, but he turned them all down. Now, he is hanging up his spikes for good. The Oregon product is retiring, according to NFL Media's Rand Getlin. ESPN first reported the..." May 31

  • Carson Wentz ahead of Bradford early in training camp

    Larry Brown Sports "The Philadelphia Eagles have said publicly that Sam Bradford is their starting quarterback, but that could change over the course of the summer if the early reports from training camp are any indication. Matt Lombardo of NJ.com has observed that rookie first-round pick Carson Wentz is picking..." May 31

  • Terrell Owens Is Trying to Play in "The Tournament," $2 Million Winner-Take-All Basketball Event

    The Big Lead "Terrell Owens has a player page on The Tournament‘s website (h/t: Jeff Goodman). The Tournament is a winner-take-all basketball tournament where the winner gets $2 million this year (up from $1 million last year). Our Jason McIntyre profiled the event last year. It’s increased in popularity,..." May 30

  • A focus of Eagles defense will be stopping tight ends

    Philly Voice "During the Chip Kelly era in Philadelphia, the Eagles targeted safeties who had the ability to drop down into the slot and cover receivers man to man. It is why they signed Malcolm Jenkins, a former cornerback, in free agency, and it is what made Walter Thurmond, another former corner, a solution..." May 30

  • Kenjon Barner thriving in Philly, despite absence of Chip Kelly

    Pro Football Talk "Former Oregon running back Kenjon Barner, a sixth-round pick of the Panthers in 2013 who inevitably landed in Philadelphia via a trade with his former college head coach, is still in Philly even after Chip Kelly has gone. Last year, a strong preseason won Barner a spot on the 53-man roster. This..." May 29

  • Marcus Smith thinks things are different for him under Jim Schwartz

    Philly.com "If Marcus Smith were drafted in any other round, if he were one of the scores of other players from the 2014 draft trying to find an identity in the NFL in his third season, the conversations about him would be different. The questions to him would also be different. And surely, the..." May 27

  • Roger Goodell on NFL’s concussion issue: ‘This is our No. 1 priority’

    Sportsnaut "Holding a press conference at this week’s NFL spring meetings, commissioner Roger Goodell had to answer questions involving an Outside the Lines report suggesting that the league attempted to influence a government study on concussions. Primarily focusing on what seems to be league-mandated PR..." May 25

  • Eagles OC Says Sam Bradford Not the Eagles Guaranteed Starter

    The Comeback "Today, the Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich spoke with 94WIP Morning Show and talked about the starting quarterback situation. “No, that’s probably not the right impression,” Reich said. “I’ve been around this business a long time as a player and as a coach, and one of the things I’ve..." May 25

  • Eagles will be slow and steady in grooming Wentz as their QB

    Philly.com "For three years, things couldn't happen quickly enough for the Eagles. They hired fast-talking Chip Kelly, who installed his Machine Gun offense and enacted a slash-and-burn roster reorganization. Kelly got instant production from Michael Vick, Nick Foles, Sam Bradford and even Mark..." May 25

  • Rueben Randle out after gallbladder surgery

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Rueben Randle has spent the last couple of months getting used to life with the Eagles, but that’s going to be on hold for a bit after his offseason took a turn to the operating room. Randle is recovering after having surgery to remove his gallbladder earlier this week. The..." May 25

  • Jim Schwartz traveled similar road with Matt Stafford as Eagles are with Carson Wentz

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz has been down the path of drafting and developing a rookie quarterback before. As head coach of the Detroit Lions, Schwartz drafted Matthew Stafford out of Georgia with the No. 1 overall pick in 2009. He had a simple analogy to explain how to best..." May 24

  • Eagles remain unsettled at cornerback

    Philly.com "At this time last year, it was beginning to become clear who would start at cornerback. Even though the Eagles held a competition, Nolan Carroll had separated himself to start opposite of Byron Maxwell. This spring, Maxwell is no longer on the team and Carroll is not yet a full participant in..." May 23

  • Eagles cut Ryan Quigley

    Pro Football Talk "Punter Ryan Quigley joined the Eagles in April, but he didn’t stick on the roster through the end of May. The team announced on Monday that they have released Quigley. Quigley spent the last three seasons punting for the Jets and posted a net average of 38.9 yards during his time in Jersey." May 23

  • Maurice Jones-Drew Blasts Chip Kelly For Being A Gimmick Coach, Says He Destroyed the Eagles

    TMZ "Shots. Fired. Here's ex-NFL running back Maurice Jones-Drew ripping into 49ers coach Chip Kelly -- explaining why he SUCKS as a coach in roughly 60 seconds. " May 23