Eagles Rumors & News

  • Eagles’ Jason Kelce says NFL is lying about Ray Rice case

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles center Jason Kelce has offered perhaps the strongest criticism yet from an NFL player about the league’s handling of the Ray Rice case. “If they would have just came out and said, ‘You know what we had a wrong—we made a wrong decision. We should have suspended him for longer. This is..." September 14

  • Eagles' Cox and Kendricks growing into defensive cornerstones

    Philly.com "Fletcher Cox and Mychal Kendricks first met in April 2012 during a predraft visit to Tennessee. They took a limousine together to the Nashville airport. They were not the most compatible pair of 21-year-olds to share a 20-minute ride. Cox is from Yazoo City, Miss.; went to college at..." September 14

  • Eagles' McCoy left 20-cent tip as 'statement'

    ESPN.com "LeSean McCoy did in fact leave a 20-cent tip for a waiter at a Philadelphia restaurant on Monday. The Eagles running back said it was a deliberate statement on the quality of service. "I tip on my service," McCoy said Thursday. "There's a difference between good service and bad service and just..." September 12

  • Marcus Smith's a 1st-round pick? Doesn't matter to Eagles

    CSN Philly "Marcus Smith's draft position won't affect his chances of getting on the field. Smith's performance in practice and the production of those ahead of him will. In fact, to the Eagles, he's no longer the 26th player taken in this year's draft; he's just an outside linebacker who wears No...." September 11

  • Restaurant owner says LeSean McCoy was 'verbally abusive to our staff' before leaving 20-cent tip

    USA Today "Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy ate at PYT burger restaurant this weekend, and the restaurant caused a stir after posting McCoy’s receipt on its Facebook page. The receipt showed that McCoy tipped just 20 cents on a $61.56 tab, which PYT says is a “new record.” When asked about the..." September 11

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Veterans RT Eric Winston and G Wade Smith are expected to visit the #Eagles today, league sources said.

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe

    ThePostGame.com "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

  • Restaurant claims LeSean McCoy left 20 cent tip on $60 burger bill

    CBSSports.com "Is Eagles running back LeSean McCoy a cheap tipper? Or the cheapest tipper? PYT Burger in Philadelphia claims it's close to the latter, putting a receipt on social media showing Shady tipped TWENTY CENTS on a $60 burger bill recently. According to our pal Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily..." September 09

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Eagles G/T Allen Barbre (high ankle) is looking at all of his options. Surgery has not been ruled out, according to a league source.

  • Report: Eagles OL Evan Mathis, Allen Barbre to miss weeks of action

    CBSSports.com "Eagles guard Evan Mathis, the NFL's top guard according to Pro Football Focus in each of the past three seasons, missed the second half of Philadelphia's win Sunday with a knee injury. On Monday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that he had sprained his right MCL and that Mathis would likely..." September 08

  • Eagles' Allen Barbre has high ankle sprain

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Eagles will be getting updates on their two injured offensive lineman on Monday, and the first piece of news is not good. Starting right tackle Allen Barbre, who had to leave the team's win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, has suffered a high ankle sprain, sources told to NJ.com. The bad..." September 08

  • Mathis and Barbre likely out for extended periods

    Philly.com "Eagles guard Evan Mathis will be out for an extended period after an MRI revealed an MCL sprain of his right knee on Monday, an NFL source said. The sprain isn't Grade 1 and likely Grade 3, which could take anywhere from 4-8 weeks to return from. The Eagles may opt to place Mathis on Injured..." September 08

  • Eagles' McCoy: No tension with Kelly

    Philly.com "LeSean McCoy was fiddling with the toe cap he's been wearing since he injured his big toe a few weeks ago. The Eagles running back was sitting at his locker stall after practice Thursday and he wanted to clear something up. A question about his relationship with Andy Reid as opposed to his..." September 08

  • Chris Polk inactive for Eagles, leaving Sproles and McCoy as club’s only backs

    Pro Football Talk "Despite practicing fully all week with a hamstring injury, Eagles second-year tailback Chris Polk is inactive for Sunday’s game vs. Jacksonville, the club said this morning. With Polk out, the Eagles have just two active tailbacks: LeSean McCoy and Darren Sproles." September 07

  • Unbreakable? LeSean McCoy knows better

    Delaware Online "Go ahead and challenge Eagles running back LeSean McCoy. Tell him he can't rush for 2,000 yards, or lead the NFL in rushing yardage for a second straight season, or take the Eagles to the Super Bowl. McCoy has already faced, and conquered, his biggest challenge. The play was called "45 Hip..." September 06

  • Texans 'targeted' Matt Barkley before Ryan Mallett trade

    CBSSports.com "The Patriots and Texans finally ended the most boring game of chicken we've seen a while, with New England dealing backup quarterback Ryan Mallett to the quarterback-starved Texans, where Mallett will work with his old offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien. But according to 790 Sports Talk's Lance..." September 06

  • Russell Wilson promised Eagles he'd win them championships

    CBSSports.com "Remember that Lombardi Trophy Russell Wilson won with the Seahawks last season? Of course you do, it was only seven months ago. Well, that could have been yours Eagle fans. Apparently, before the 2012 NFL Draft, Wilson would regularly text Philadelphia's west coast scout promising to win the..." September 05

  • Carroll ready for 1st kick-return action in 4 years

    CSN Philly "In Nolan Carroll’s world, there are two rules to kickoff returns. Hit the hole, secure the ball. None of that fancy, dancy, zig-zagging, ankle-breaking, Neon Deion-wanna be kind of stuff. “Straight ahead, full speed,” Carroll said when asked to describe his approach to kickoffs, something..." September 04

  • Donovan McNabb says Foles isn't a franchise QB

    Courier-Post "Nick Foles is going into the Eagles' opener Sunday as the established starter at quarterback for the first time in his career after one of the best seasons for a quarterback in NFL history. And yet, there are still questions of whether he should be considered the Eagles' franchise quarterback...." September 04

  • Chip Kelly's Eagles thriving with Reid Era holdovers

    CSN Philly "We’re now two years removed from the Andy Reid Era. Chip Kelly has come in, cleaned house, gutted the roster, brought in his own guys. All that remains on his record-setting offense from his predecessor is four starting offensive linemen, an all-pro running back, one of the best tight ends in..." September 02

  • Eagles add fifth-rounder Ed Reynolds to practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles didn’t have room for fifth-round safety Ed Reynolds on their initial 53-man roster, but he’ll continue to get chances to show them what he can do on the field. Reynolds was one of eight players added to the team’s practice squad. The former Stanford Cardinal defender missed a chunk..." September 01

  • Loss of Long puts pressure on two other Eagles linebackers

    Philly.com "Travis Long's No. 57 jersey was not going to be displayed in Philadelphia sporting goods stores this season, but there was considerable optimism about the linebacker in the team's headquarters this summer. So when it was learned that Long tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in the..." September 01

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Texans cut WR Mike Thomas after claiming former #Eagles WR Damaris Johnson, source says.

  • Roseman explains cutting Henery, rolling with Parkey

    CSN Philly "The Eagles lost their only playoff game last year by two points. Their kicker, maligned by the public but generally accurate throughout his career, missed a 47-yarder in the loss. As Andy Reid once famously said, you can do the math. But as they enter Year 2 under Chip Kelly and have..." August 31

  • Eagles announce their full list, including Alex Henery

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles coach Chip Kelly has always dared to be different. So it stands to figure that the Eagles would buck the cut-day trend. While many teams drag it out until the final minute, the Eagles are the first to announce their full list today. The Eagles waived the following 19 players:..." August 30

  • Sources: LB Travis Long tore his ACL

    Philly.com "Eagles linebacker Travis Long tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during Thursday night’s preseason finale, NFL sources said. Long, who tore the ACL in his right knee as a senior at Washington State, was expected to make the Eagles’ 53-man roster. The team had been touting his..." August 30

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    Eliot Shorr-Parks @EliotShorrParks

    Despite Long's injury, #Eagles will not keep both Matthews and Acho.....Emmanuel Acho has been released, sources tell http://t.co/Iu5z0TBqDM

  • Eagles can’t find a place on the roster for QB G.J. Kinne

    Pro Football Talk "Quarterback G.J. Kinne had a good preseason for the Eagles, but there simply wasn’t a place to put him on the 53-man roster. Kinne was among the first players cut in Philadelphia, according to Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com" August 29

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Eagles are planning to waive UDFA RB Henry Josey, source said.

  • Instant analysis and quick hits from the Jets' preseason loss to the Eagles

    Newark Star-Ledger "And ... that's that. The Jets concluded the preseason portion of their schedule with a 37-7 loss to the Eagles on Thursday night in South Philly. The starters and even some key reserves didn't play. Quarterback Michael Vick, in his first game back here since he joined the Jets, started the..." August 29

  • Vick's greatest victory: Standing up for Cooper

    ESPN New York "Michael Vick was talking about his greatest achievement as an NFL quarterback, and it had nothing to do with the time he beat Brett Favre in a playoff game at Lambeau Field. This was about saving a rookie coach's team and a wide receiver's career in the early hours of training camp, and it was all..." August 28

  • Eagles waive Vandervelde, reach settlement

    CSN Philly "The Eagles got their roster down to 75 by the 4 p.m. Tuesday deadline and they didn’t have to release anyone who participated in the morning walkthrough. The team released backup center Julian Vandervelde after reaching an injury settlement with the third-year lineman. Vandervelde had undergone..." August 27

  • Eagles' kicking job on the line Thursday

    Courier-Post "The battle for the Eagles' kicking job is coming down to the wire, almost like winner-take-all contest Thursday night between Cody Parkey and incumbent Alex Henery. The Eagles are in this predicament where they're looking at multiple kickers because Henery has struggled in the preseason games,..." August 27

  • Ertz poised for a breakout season with Eagles

    Philly.com "THE GUY WHO is going to make you forget about DeSean Jackson this season isn't Jeremy Maclin or Riley Cooper or even rookie Jordan Matthews. The guy who is going to make you forget about Jackson isn't even a wide receiver. He's a tight end. He's Zach Ertz. He's not Jimmy..." August 27

  • Eagles see Sproles as viable backup for McCoy

    CSN Philly "He’s indispensable but not invincible. How well the Eagles do this season, whether they repeat as NFC East champions and go deep into the postseason, has quite a bit to do with LeSean McCoy. More specifically, it has quite a bit to do with McCoy’s health. A year ago, McCoy led the NFL in..." August 27

  • NFLPA hopeful Sean Gilbert proposes $1M minimum salary, 18 games, other changes

    Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26

  • Could Rams be interested in Mark Sanchez as replacement for Sam Bradford?

    New York Daily News "Sam Bradford’s torn ACL prompted immediate speculation about whether the Rams might seek a replacement option other than backup Shaun Hill. Of particular interest to Jets fans: Could a reunion between former offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer and former quarterback Mark Sanchez be in the..." August 26

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Matt Barkley will start against the Jets. Nick Foles and Mark Sanchez won't play. #Eagles

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    Zach Berman @ZBerm

    Polk is back this week. McCoy, Williams, Boykin are all practicing.

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Eagles are cutting B.J. Cunningham today, according to a source

  • Barner joins a crowded Eagles backfield

    Philly.com "The addition of Kenjon Barner only complicates the Eagles' running back situation, which will require difficult choices when the roster is cut to 53 on Aug. 30. Barner, a former Oregon standout acquired from the Panthers on Wednesday, is one of six running backs on the roster. LeSean McCoy and..." August 23

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    Reuben Frank @RoobCSN

    Alejandro Villaneuva and Carey Spear have left the NovaCare Complex with their stuff in garbage bags. Looks like first cuts of the day.

  • Eagles' LeSean McCoy: Thumb hurts

    ESPN.com "Eagles All-Pro running back LeSean McCoy left Thursday night's 31-21 preseason win against the Steelers in the first quarter with a right thumb injury. X-rays on McCoy's thumb were negative, but he didn't return after his 22-yard touchdown catch gave Philadelphia a 7-0 lead. Eagles coach..." August 22

  • Henery on missed FG: 'It will probably ruin my night'

    Philly.com "Alex Henery’s days with the Eagles could be waning after he missed a field goal for the second straight week. This time it was from gimme range. “Just didn’t get all the way though the ball,” Henery said after he missed a 31-yard attempt in the Eagles’ 31-21 preseason win over the Steelers. “I..." August 22

  • Jeremy Maclin fine after scary moment

    CSN Philly "People gasped and recoiled -- in the stands, in the press box, on Twitter. The reaction was almost universal, a sad mashup of oh no and not again. Early in the second quarter of Thursday’s game against Pittsburgh at Lincoln Financial Field (see Instant Replay), Jeremy Maclin sprinted hard up..." August 22

  • Steelers struggle in 31-21 loss to Eagles

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Anyone think the Steelers had a bad day Wednesday when two players were stopped for marijuana possession? It only got worse Thursday night. If the third game is the most telling of the preseason, the Steelers would seem to be in a heap of trouble based on their performance against the..." August 22

  • X-rays on LeSean McCoy's thumb come back negative

    NFL.com "Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy was sent for X-rays on his thumb in the first quarter of Thursday's 31-21 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. McCoy called for the trainer after his first touch on the opening series. He came back out for the next drive, which was capped off by his..." August 22

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    LeSean McCoy has a sprained thumb, source said. No fractures or torn ligaments but out for the rest of the game. #Eagles

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    Philadelphia Eagles @Eagles

    #Eagles injury update: LeSean McCoy went in for an X-ray on his right thumb. #PITvsPHI return is unknown.

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams

    Forbes.com "Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National..." August 20