Eagles Rumors & News

  • Patriots choose to wear white road jerseys for Super Bowl

    ESPN "The New England Patriots will wear their road white jerseys in Super Bowl LII against the Philadelphia Eagles, the team announced on Twitter. The Patriots' home jersey is blue. But as the home team in the Super Bowl, they can decide which jersey to wear, and perhaps they had their Super Bowl..." January 23

  • No, Jets fans, Nick Foles is not your answer at quarterback

    Newark Star-Ledger "Enough. I know there's a contingent of you thinking it. Some louder than others. So I'm here to stop the whisper before it becomes a rallying cry. After Nick Foles' stunning performance in the NFC Championship --he gashed the Vikings' top-ranked defense to send the Eagles to the Super Bowl --..." January 23

  • Eagles' Lane Johnson looking to dethrone 'pretty boy Tom Brady,' Patriots

    Courier-Post "Offensive lineman Lane Johnson knows that he and the Philadelphia Eagles will be considered underdogs in their Super Bowl matchup against the New England Patriots. And he would love nothing more than to crush New England and "dethrone" its "pretty boy" quarterback. "Hey, Tom Brady. Pretty..." January 22

  • New England Patriots open as 5.5-point Super Bowl LII favorites over Philadelphia Eagles

    Covers.com "For a while on Sunday, it looked like the Super Bowl might see fresh blood from both conferences. But at least there’s still one relative newcomer for the Feb. 4 showdown in Minneapolis. Covers checks in on the opening line and early action, with insights from Jay Rood, vice president of race and..." January 22

  • Nick Foles has chance to join list of most unlikely Super Bowl-winning QBs

    Sporting News "Would Philadelphia's Nick Foles be the most unlikely quarterback ever to win a Super Bowl? It's a fair question considering the remarkable paths both quarterbacks took to Super Bowl 52. Tom Brady, of course, could be argued as the most unlikely success story ever given his rise as a..." January 22

  • Philadelphia PD: Only 6 Arrests, Despite Pre-Game, Post-Game Insanity

    TMZ "There was blood before the game ... and fires afterward -- but the Philadelphia PD tells us only 6 PEOPLE were arrested on Sunday in connection to the NFC Championship madness. One person was arrested for assault on a police officer -- we're told the incident took place in the parking lot at..." January 22

  • Kellyanne Conway Compares The Eagles Victory To Trump Winning The 2016 Election

    Uproxx "On Sunday night the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Minnesota Vikings, sending them to face off against the New England Patriots at the Superbowl in two weeks. Few expected the Eagles to make it this far after quarterback Carson Wentz’s injury, but Nick Foles managed to pull the team through..." January 22

  • Nick Foles getting precautionary X-rays on his ribs

    247 Sports "Nick Foles suffered a huge hit to his ribs on a hit by Anthony Barr during the Philadelphia Eagles NFC Championship victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Foles stayed in the rest of the game, but got up slowly. The ribs didn't seem to affect Foles, who finished 26-of-33 for 352 yards, three..." January 22

  • Is Nick Foles having elbow problems? Speculation persists

    Larry Brown Sports "Nick Foles has done a fine job stepping in for Carson Wentz and helping guide the Philadelphia Eagles to the NFC championship game, but he hasn’t exactly lit the world on fire. Could an elbow injury be part of the reason why? There has been plenty of talk lately about the status of Foles’..." January 21

  • Eagles fans involved in fight with police officers

    NewJersey.com "A massive fight that left at least one fan bloodied and created chaos in the parking lots of Lincoln Financial Field broke out on Sunday just hours before kickoff between the Eagles and Minnesota Vikings . It is not clear at this point what started the fight, which took place around 3 p.m. EST..." January 21

  • LeSean McCoy: I love Philly now that Chip Kelly is with the kids where he belongs

    Newark Star-Ledger "On the day the Eagles are set to play for the NFC Championship against the Minnesota Vikings, a blast from the past is making news -- and it is a reminder of how far this team has come. Speaking on NFL Network early in the day on Sunday, former Eagles running back LeSean McCoy took a shot at..." January 21

  • Light poles are being greased in Philadelphia

    Washington Post "Whether the Eagles win or lose in the NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday evening, the city of Philadelphia is prepared. Good thing, too, given that Philly fans have been known for their outrageous behavior. Win or lose, they’re going to be letting off steam, but..." January 21

  • Can Vikings erase years of heartbreak with NFC title win over the Eagles?

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "It was the day after Christmas, in 1976, the last time one of these went well for the Vikings. Winter sunshine and 19-degree temperatures greeted the home team for its third NFC Championship Game — and second at home — in four years. The Vikings were back after Roger Staubach’s Hail Mary to..." January 21

  • Catholic priest in Philly wears underdog mask while leading mass

    Sportsnaut "In case you needed any more evidence that the city of Philadelphia is thoroughly enveloped in underdog madness, just take a look at this. A Catholic priest in Philadelphia was spotted leading mass while wearing one of the famed underdog masks Lane Johnson and Chris Long busted out after last..." January 20

  • Vikings reportedly considered adding Nick Foles multiple times before 2016 season

    CBS Sports "One of the prevailing stories of this weekend's NFC Championship Game is the excess of connections between the Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles, particularly involving the quarterback position. It turns out the ties between Eagles and Viking quarterbacks could have been just as..." January 20

  • 'Nothing Else Matters' But Eagles-Vikings, Not Even Brothers

    NBC Philadelphia "Last season, when the Vikings came to town for a regular season game, Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks and his brother Eric, a linebacker for Minnesota, enjoyed the experience. They talked all week leading up to the game, they got together on Saturday night before and greeted each other on the..." January 20

  • Please Seek Help if You Actually Believe the Super Bowl Matchup is Rigged

    The Big Lead "The NFL put a Super Bowl ad featuring the New England Patriots and Minnesota Vikings on its Facebook page this week. Some of our nation’s soundest thinkers used this as evidence that the league had predetermined the matchup and this weekend’s championship games were therefore destined to be..." January 20

  • Tickets for AFC, NFC title games are insanely expensive

    The Sports Daily "Championship Sunday is one of the most exciting days of the year for sports fans, but attending the games in person will not come cheap. Tickets for Sunday’s AFC title game between the Jaguars and Patriots at Gillette Stadium are quite pricey. The cheapest ticket on Vivid Seats costs $500, and..." January 20

  • Eagles re-sodded the middle of their field this week

    Pro Football Talk "After multiple players slipped during last week’s Falcons-Eagles game in Philadelphia, the middle section of the grass at Lincoln Financial Field was re-sodded this week. The Eagles replaced a long stretch of grass from goal line to goal line, between the numbers. They believe the field will be..." January 20

  • NFL, Google prematurely list Patriots-Vikings as Super Bowl LII matchup

    Yardbarker "Fans of the Vikings and Patriots were excited on Friday, when both the NFL and Google prematurely declared that those two teams would be meeting in Super Bowl LII. A Google search query for both “Patriots Super Bowl appearances” and “Vikings Super Bowl appearances” resulted in Super Bowl LII..." January 20

  • Rehabbing Carson Wentz is still showing up early to Eagles facility to game plan

    CBS Sports "Just over a month after undergoing season-ending ACL surgery, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has changed up his rehabilitation routine, switching from crutches to a cane as the 2018 offseason approaches. One thing Wentz hasn't changed, however, is his commitment to game..." January 19

  • 2018 Salary Cap Could Exceed $180M?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Jurecki recently spoke to a source who suggested that the 2018 NFL salary cap could end up exceeding $180 million once it’s finalized for the upcoming league year. Last we heard, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported a month ago that the NFL distributed 2018 salary cap projections to teams..." January 19

  • Police gearing up for rowdy post-NFC championship celebrations

    Philly.com "Philadelphia police are gearing up for possible rowdy street celebrations in the event the Eagles defeat the Minnesota Vikings to become the NFC Division champions and move on to the Super Bowl. Businesses in the area of Cottman and Frankford Avenues in Northeast Philadelphis — scene of past..." January 18

  • NFL could reportedly force players to stay in locker room during anthem in 2018

    Larry Brown Sports "Forcing players to stand for the national anthem has never really been an option for the NFL, but the league could still explore other means of preventing protests prior to the 2018 season. According to ESPN’s Jim Trotter, the NFL is considering implementing a policy that would require players..." January 18

  • Wentz off crutches, just one month after ACL surgery

    247 Sports "Carson Wentz continues to recover from the torn ACL in his left knee, as the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback took a major step in his road to recovery. Wentz was seen walking to the NovaCare Complex Wednesday morning, without crutches. "I think the big thing about Carson is him just being..." January 18

  • Where would the Eagles be if Nick Foles had retired?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The soul searching took place during the longest offseason of his football life, an eight-month stretch when the thought of even picking up a football was unthinkable. Nick Foles was done. He had "no love for the game" that had occupied most of his 26 years on the planet. This was 2016, in the..." January 18

  • Vikings preparing for potentially sloppy field in Philadelphia

    Fanrag Sports "With its home games being played on an artificial surface, the Minnesota Vikings will have a bit of an adjustment to make for Sunday’s NFC Championship Game against the Philadelphia Eagles. While the Vikings have played games on natural grass this season, most notably divisional matchups with..." January 18

  • Howie Roseman Voted Executive Of The Year

    CBS Philly "Here come the awards. Eagles executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman has been voted executive of the year by the Pro Football Writers’ Association. Just last July, Roseman was ranked worst GM in the NFL by the Sporting News‘ Vinnie Iyer. This offseason, Roseman made..." January 18

  • Negative perception of Zach Ertz ancient history

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "If you still think of Zach Ertz as the guy who avoided contact against Vontaze Burfict last year in Cincinnati, if you still of Ertz as a guy who lacks toughness, if you still think of Ertz as a tight end who doesn't fight for every yard, you might want to think again. He isn't that guy..." January 18

  • Doug Pederson takes hands-on role in correcting Eagles’ special teams mistakes

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles head coach Doug Pederson spends most of his time working with the offense, but since Saturday’s game he has taken an increased role in working with the special teams. Pederson said after the Eagles lost the ball on a muffed punt and missed an extra point Saturday that he has met with..." January 16

  • Eagles fan arrested for punching a horse after ejection from Falcons game

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "A horse is a horse, of course, of course. And sometimes a horse gets punched by an Eagles fan. Anyone who has ever attended an Eagles game at the Linc and walked through the tailgates before and after the game, you know there is some strange stuff going on. But this story from Saturday is..." January 16

  • Brent Celek has that 'sweet' playoff feeling again

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "It had been 3,289 days since Brent Celek had felt this feeling. It had been 3,289 days since the Eagles had won a playoff game. And Celek was probably enjoying it more than anybody else in the locker room and appreciating it more than anybody else in the locker room. Celek was a 23-year-old,..." January 15

  • Nick Foles doesn’t have anything to say to his doubters

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles entered Saturday’s game as the first top seed to be an underdog to a sixth seed in a home playoff game and the biggest reason for that was the fact that Nick Foles was starting at quarterback in place of the injured Carson Wentz. Bettors who took the favorite wound up losing money as..." January 14

  • Eagles' Lane Johnson celebrates playoff win with (under)dog mask

    Newark Star-Ledger "As the last week went on, a big theme emerged surrounding the Atlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles NFC Divisional Round Game: Despite a 13-3 record and No. 1 seed in the conference, the Eagles entered the day as underdogs. The slight (or reality without injured quarterback Carson Wentz)..." January 14

  • DeFilippo’s contract expires after the season, making him free to leave

    Pro Football Talk "In response to the news that the Seahawks may hire Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo to be the team’s next offensive coordinator, some of you have asked whether the Eagles would let him leave. This year, they have no choice. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, DeFilippo’s..." January 13

  • Eagles make Sidney Jones inactive vs. Falcons

    Pro Football Talk "There were no surprises among the inactives for today’s Falcons-Eagles game, as both teams have healthy 53-player rosters. The biggest news is that cornerback Sidney Jones is inactive. The talented Jones played in only one game as a rookie, in Week 17, after suffering an Achilles injury in a..." January 13

  • Eagles QBs Coach John DeFilippo A Top Target For Seahawks’ OC Job

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport reports that Eagles QBs coach John DeFilippo is one of the Seahawks’ top targets for their offensive coordinator position and are hoping to speak to him if Philadelphia loses to the Falcons. The Seahawks also plan to speak with Colts QBs coach Brian Schottenheimer regarding the..." January 13

  • Eagles have not ruled out pulling Nick Foles

    247 Sports "Nick Foles is the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback for the NFC Divisional Playoff against the Atlanta Falcons, but is he on a short leash? NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport said the Eagles haven't ruled out the possibility, but don't want things to come to that. "The Eagles hope that they do..." January 13

  • Nick Foles not scared of Falcons’ D: ‘Someone is going to be open’

    Sportsnaut "It seems like everyone is talking about how Nick Foles is going to doom the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday when they host the Atlanta Falcons. But Foles himself isn’t worried in the least about going up against Atlanta’s Cover 3 defense. “What they’re saying is, ‘Hey, we’re going to show..." January 13

  • Doug Pederson’s aggressiveness on fourth downs has paid off for the Eagles

    Pro Football Talk "No NFL coach has been as successful going for it on fourth down as Eagles coach Doug Pederson. The Eagles’ offense gained a first down when going for it on fourth down an NFL-high 17 times in 2017. The Eagles were the only team in the NFL to average more than one successful fourth-down..." January 13

  • Eagles' Nigel Bradham's Battery Case Closed, In The Clear For Allegedly Punching Man

    TMZ "Eagles star Nigel Bradham already picked up a W, and he hasn't even played the Falcons yet ... 'cause the Philly LB is in the clear in his aggravated assault case ... TMZ Sports has learned. We broke the story ... Bradham was charged in Florida with aggravated battery after allegedly punching a..." January 12

  • Eagles to play in London in 2018

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The Eagles are finally heading to London. One of the only teams yet to play across the pond, the Eagles will face off against the Jaguars there next season, the NFL announced Thursday. The game will be either Oct. 21 or Oct. 28, 2018, which is Week 7 or 8. It isn't much of a surprise..." January 11

  • Jay Ajayi: Eagles don't care they're the underdogs

    247 Sports "Jay Ajayi has heard all the talk this week about the Philadelphia Eagles being motivated because they're the underdogs. Ajayi is motivated too, but is blocking all the outside talk out. He's just worried about the 53 players inside the Eagles practice facility as the showdown against the..." January 11

  • Eagles' Nick Foles needs to rely on Alshon Jeffery, Nelson Agholor

    ESPN "The way Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles sees his relationship with Alshon Jeffery, it’s rather simple. All he has to do is target his top wide receiver. The rest will work itself out in the divisional round of the playoffs against the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday (4:35 p.m. ET,..." January 11

  • Eagles' Jim Schwartz says he's focused on Falcons, not coaching vacancies

    Philly.com "Jim Schwartz spent last week as the Eagles defensive coordinator and as a prospective head coach, but to hear Schwartz explain it, there was no juggling priorities. Although he interviewed with the Arizona Cardinals, Schwartz said the only team other than the Eagles that he’s focused on this week..." January 09

  • Doug Pederson wants Eagles to remember playoffs “are just football”

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles have known they were going to the playoffs for some time and they found out who they would be playing on Saturday when the Falcons beat the Rams, which just leaves the little matter of actually getting on the field. For many Eagles, this will be the first opportunity that they’ve had..." January 09

  • Fletcher Cox: Eagles have been disrespected all season

    ESPN "The Philadelphia Eagles are the first top seed in NFL history to enter its opening playoff game as an underdog. According to standout defensive tackle Fletcher Cox, it's just another example of this Eagles team not getting its proper respect. "We've been disrespected all year," he said. "Our..." January 08

  • Eagles are first No. 1 seed to be underdogs to No. 6 seed

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles are the top team in the NFC playoffs. The Falcons are the bottom team in the NFC playoffs. But when they meet in Philadelphia on Saturday, the Falcons will be the favorites. Sports books have Atlanta as a three-point favorite over Philadelphia. It’s the first time the No. 6 seed in..." January 08

  • Eagles made underdog for division game against Falcons

    ESPN "The Philadelphia Eagles are poised to do something no other No. 1 seed ever has -- begin the playoffs as an underdog. The Atlanta Falcons opened as 2.5-point favorites over the Eagles in Saturday's divisional round game in Philadelphia. Since 1975, when the NFL began basing home-field..." January 07

  • Eagles decline Texans request to interview Joe Douglas for G.M. job

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans identified Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas as a candidate for their General Manager vacancy, but they were reportedly rebuffed in their effort to interview him for the job. Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com reports that the Eagles declined to give the Texans..." January 07