Eagles Rumors & News

  • US appeals court upholds $50M settlement for retired NFL players

    CBSSports.com "The 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a $50 million lawsuit settlement regarding publicity rights for retired NFL players, according to the Associated Press. The appeals court rejected arguments by several retirees -- including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini -- that..." May 21

  • New rules could help Tebow land roster spot

    Courier-Post "The NFL's decision to lengthen the point-after touchdown attempt from a 15-yard field goal to a 33-yarder could enable quarterback Tim Tebow to earn a roster spot with the Eagles. That's because the rule change, which will go into effect this season, added some uncertainty onto what had been..." May 20

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    Dean Blandino @DeanBlandino

    The extra point rule for 2015 just changed. Snap for kick from the 15-yard line, 2-pt try stays at 2-yard line and defense can return.

  • Extra point tries moved to the 15-yard line

    Pro Football Talk "One of the NFL’s staid elements is getting a shake up. Extra points will be attempted from the 15-yard-line beginning in 2015, the NFL announced Tuesday. Owners approved the rules change, which makes the extra point a 32- or 33-yard attempt, at the league’s spring meeting in San..." May 19

  • Connor Barwin: Expect a new-look Marcus Smith in 2015

    CSN Philly "With Trent Cole gone to Indianapolis, there is a hole to fill in the Eagles' outside linebacker rotation — and Connor Barwin knows it. In an appearance on The Comcast Network's Breakfast on Broad Friday morning, Barwin stated that Cole's replacement could already be on the roster. "At..." May 16

  • Sam Bradford Will ‘Do Great Things’ With Eagles, Steve Spagnuolo Says

    Sportsnaut "Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford has many detractors, but defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo of the New York Giants isn’t one of them. Head coach Chip Kelly has lauded Bradford as a perfect fit in his up-tempo offense ever since landing him in a quarterback-to-quarterback trade..." May 14

  • PAT change coming? NFL owners to consider 3 proposals at May meetings

    CBSSports.com "The extra point as we know it could be coming to an end. When the NFL Spring Meeting kicks off in San Francisco next week (May 18-20), the league's 32 owners will be presented with three proposals on how to make the extra point better. If 24 out of the NFL's 32 owners vote to pass any of the..." May 13

  • Eagles, JaCorey Shepherd agree to terms on four-year contract

    Bleeding Green Nation "According to an official release, the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms with the rookie cornerback JaCorey Shepherd. The Eagles drafted the former Kansas Jayhawks defensive back in the sixth round at No. 191 overall in the 2015 NFL Draft. Shepherd and the Eagles agreed to terms so..." May 12

  • Mike Vick Police Report QB Allegedly Threatens Ex-Business Partner, Vick Calls B.S.

    TMZ.com "Mike Vick's ex-business partner claims he's been on the receiving end of some nasty threats from the QB ever since their hairbrush company hit the skids .. and now he's filed a police report against the NFL star. Though Vick's reps say the whole thing is a bunch of crap. The man behind the..." May 11

  • Eagles, Ravens to practice in Philadelphia in August

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens and Eagles will practice together in Philadelphia leading up to the Saturday, August 22 exhibition game between the clubs at Lincoln Financial Field, the Ravens said Saturday on their website. Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Baltimore would travel to Philadelphia on Wednesday, August..." May 09

  • No. 1 pick Agholor could be No. 1 receiver

    Philly.com "When DeSean Jackson was released before last season, one of the biggest questions asked was, "How will the Eagles replace his numbers?" The answer, of course, was with Jeremy Maclin, who caught nearly the same number of passes (85 vs. 82) for nearly the same number of yards (1,318 vs. 1,332)..." May 09

  • DeSean Jackson on leaving Philly: Teams we’re with now are winning

    Pro Football Talk "Asked to weigh in on LeSean McCoy’s comments about Chip Kelly getting rid of all the good black players on the Eagles, DeSean Jackson demurred. But Jackson did have something interesting to say about leaving the Eagles. Jackson suggested in an appearance on SportsCenter that he and McCoy have..." May 09

  • Jordan Matthews not panicking over losing Jeremy Maclin

    CSN Philly "Roster turnover has been a constant theme throughout the Eagles’ offseason, the team’s first with Chip Kelly heading personnel decisions. One of the most talked about moves was letting Jeremy Maclin leave Philly to link up again with former Eagles head coach Andy Reid and the Chiefs. When the..." May 08

  • Former NFL LB Scott Fujita: 30 to 50 percent of players smoke pot

    CBSSports.com "We live in a society where marijuana is becoming increasingly destigmatized. It has been completely legalized for recreational used in four states, decriminalized in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and allowed for medicinal purposes in 23 states. Even the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence..." May 07

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    Philadelphia Eagles @Eagles

    #Eagles agree to terms on a four-year deal with WR Nelson Agholor, our top #EaglesDraft selection. #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/h22XbFhv0g

  • Chip Kelly: If we’re ever in position to draft a top QB, I’ll be fired

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles coach Chip Kelly tried to trade up to draft quarterback Marcus Mariota, but it didn’t work out. And he doubts he’ll ever get to draft a top quarterback. Kelly said he’d love to be able to draft a quarterback first and second overall, but he thinks if the Eagles ever have the first or..." May 06

  • LeSean McCoy: Chip Kelly “got rid of all the black players”

    Pro Football Talk "Bills running back LeSean McCoy isn’t backing down from the idea that he and Eagles coach Chip Kelly’s relationship is the reason for his departure, saying Kelly didn’t like or respect stars. And he doubled down on those comments by making a serious allegation. In an interview with ESPN the..." May 06

  • Mark Sanchez: I'll have chance to win Eagles' quarterback job

    CBSSports.com "Chip Kelly failed to land Marcus Mariota last week. And now, it appears he's stuck with Sam Bradford and Mark Sanchez as his viable options at quarterback. Because Bradford was traded for by Kelly this offseason, and because Kelly was willing to part with quarterback Nick Foles and draft picks..." May 06

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Mychal Kendricks was at the NovaCare Complex today for the start of #Eagles offseason workouts Phase 2 after missing the first two weeks.

  • Chip Kelly, Ed Marynowitz are cleaning out the Eagles scouting staff

    Bleeding Green Nation "You know how Black Monday takes place in the NFL the day after the season is over and a bunch of head coaches are fired? Well, today is Black Monday in the NFL scouting department. Now that the 2015 NFL Draft is over, a number of scouting staff members around the league are being fired. The..." May 04

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    Two sources tell @NFLonFOX that Anthony Patch is no longer @Eagles director of college scouting.

  • Eagles Report Tim Tebow is there to Compete for Quarterback Job

    Sportsnaut "The Philadelphia Eagles almost literally have the biggest circus in town. It’s actually comparable to the Ringling Brothers with Chip Kelly running the show. It also consists of quarterbacks Mark Sanchez, Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow and Matt Barkley. While nothing should surprise us when it..." May 04

  • Philadelphia Sporting Goods Store Offering “Jersey Insurance”

    Sportsnaut "Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly may have indicated during the draft that it was safe for fans to buy Sam Bradford jerseys. In fact, Kelly went as far to indicate that the team never had any plans to trade Bradford during his appearance on NFL Network’s draft coverage. That’s fine and..." May 03

  • Eagles take CBs JaCorey Shepherd & Randall Evans in 6th round

    CSN Philly "The Eagles drafted two more cornerbacks Saturday, following the selection of Eric Rowe in the second round on Friday, by drafting JaCorey Shepherd out of Kansas and Randall Evans of Kansas State in the sixth round. The Eagles picked Shepherd at No. 191 and Evans at No. 196. They have one pick..." May 03

  • With final pick, Eagles draft 6-9 Brian Mihalik in 7th round

    CSN Philly "Staying with defense, Eagles coach Chip Kelly used his sixth and final draft pick Saturday to pluck towering defensive end Brian Mihalik. The 6-foot-9, 300-pound Mihalik played at Boston College, the same school that gave Kelly 6-foot-7 former Eagles wideout Ifeanyi Momah. Mihalik started all..." May 03

  • Kelly: Eagles have 'never had an offer' for Evan Mathis

    NFL.com "Had Philadelphia swung a deal with the Titans on Thursday night, more than a few Eagles veterans were expected to be shipped to Tennessee in exchange for the No. 2 overall pick. That trade never went down, but at least one Eagles starter remains on the block: Evan Mathis. Coach Chip Kelly..." May 03

  • Eagles finally trade up, take Eric Rowe at No. 47

    Pro Football Talk "Chip Kelly wasn’t able to get the Buccaneers or Titans to bite on a trade at the top of the first round, but he found more success with the Dolphins on the second day of the draft. Philly moved up from the 52nd overall pick to Miami’s 47th pick and used the selection to add Utah defensive back..." May 02

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    So it sounds like the #Eagles will start Eric Rowe off at CB. The franchise hasn't drafted a CB this high since 2002 (Lito/Sheldon).

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    Sheil Kapadia @SheilKapadia

    Chip says Eagles have not received any trade inquiries about Kendricks, expects him to be on the team. We'll see.

  • Chip Kelly: We examined Mariota trade, but weren’t close

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles coach Chip Kelly acknowledges that he would have liked to trade up and draft his old Oregon quarterback, Marcus Mariota. But Kelly says that a trade with the Titans wasn’t something the Eagles could afford. “We examined it,” Kelly said on NFL Network. “I would say we were not very close,..." May 02

  • Eagles pick receiver Agholor from USC

    Courier-Post "The Eagles apparently tried, but couldn't make a trade to move up in order to select Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota in the NFL Draft. Instead, they selected Southern Cal wide receiver Nelson Agholor with the 20th pick in the first round Thursday night. Agholor (6-feet, 198 pounds) would..." May 01

  • Eagles, Bears “pushing hardest” for No. 2 pick

    Pro Football Talk "And then there were two for No. 2? The Bears and Eagles are “pushing hardest” to strike a deal for Tennessee’s No. 2 overall pick in Round One, ESPN’s Paul Kuharsky reported Thursday. The Eagles have the No. 20 overall selection, while the Bears have the No. 7 pick. Both clubs are..." April 30

  • Eagles to Trade Mychal Kendricks and Brandon Boykin?

    Sportsnaut "There’s absolutely no telling what Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles are going to do during the draft. No one on their right mind would have predicted that Philadelphia was going to enter draft day with DeMarco Murray and Sam Bradford as its backfield tandem. Kelly, in his first season as..." April 30

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Unable to make deal so far with #Titans, I'm told #Eagles have inquired with #Bucs about the No. 1 pick, presumably for Marcus Mariota

  • Report: Eagles expected to use Bradford to acquire No. 2 pick

    The Score "Despite Chip Kelly's insistence otherwise, the belief around the NFL is that the Philadelphia Eagles plan to use Sam Bradford as a trade chip to move up to the No. 2 overall pick in the draft, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported during an appearance on "Mike and Mike in the Morning." Schefter also..." April 30

  • Report: Browns Think They Can Acquire Sam Bradford Before NFL Draft

    NESN "The plot thickens. The Cleveland Browns made headlines Wednesday when they reportedly offered the Tennessee Titans two first-round picks in the 2015 NFL Draft to for Tennessee’s second overall pick, presumably to get Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. Now, less than 24 hours before the..." April 30

  • Reports: Eagles' Bradford, Kendricks, Cox, Mathis, Boykin are trade chips

    CBSSports.com "Every single player on the Philadelphia Eagles is on the trading block, according to various reports. That's an exaggeration, obviously, but over the past few days reports have surfaced that Sam Bradford, Fletcher Cox, Mychal Kendricks, Evan Mathis and Brandon Boykin are all available in trades..." April 30

    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • Eagles “doing all they can” to get Mariota

    Pro Football Talk "In less than 24 hours, we’ll know whether the Eagles trade up to get quarterback Marcus Mariota. For now, we know they want to. Per a league source, the Eagles are “doing all they can” to make the move from No. 20. Presumably, they’re trying to get to No. 2, via a trade with the Titans...." April 30

  • Former Chip Kelly assistant thinks Eagles will try to land Mariota

    CBSSports.com "Marcus Mariota will almost certainly be the second quarterback drafted, and it could come as early as the second pick. But there's no guarantee that the Titans, currently in the No. 2 slot, will be the team taking him, despite their need for a franchise passer. According to ESPN's Sal..." April 29

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Eagles are shopping LB Mychal Kendricks. Seeking a 2nd round pick in return. Teams are balking at that price but something could happen

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades

    CBSSports.com "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    #Eagles trade for Dion Jordan would have sent a conditional late round pick to the Dolphins, per a league source. Evan Mathis was discussed.

  • Eagles and Dolphins were nearing a trade before Miami linebacker's suspension

    Bleeding Green Nation "According to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Philaelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins recently almost completed a trade for Dion Jordan. As it turns out, however, the former first round pick has been suspended for the entire 2015 season due to yet another substance abuse policy violation...." April 28

  • Not much safety help for Eagles in draft

    Philly.com "The first thing an NFL team does when it begins its offseason soul-searching and self-evaluation is determine its greatest weaknesses. The second thing it does is figure out the best way to address them. You didn't have to be a football Einstein to figure out what the Eagles' biggest..." April 28

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

  • Houston Texans Sign RB Chris Polk

    Battle Red Blog "Despite the 2015 Draft class being absurdly well stocked at the running back position, the Texans have added to their stable of ball carriers this afternoon by signing former Eagle Chris Polk. Take it away, John McClain." April 28

  • Eagles pick up Fletcher Cox's fifth-year contract option

    Bleeding Green Nation "According to a report from Will Brinson of CBS Sports, the Philadelphia Eagles have picked up the fifth-year option on Fletcher Cox's rookie contract prior to the May 3 deadline. According to a report from Will Brinson of CBS Sports, the Philadelphia Eagles have picked up the fifth-year option..." April 27

  • Eagles' draft needs: Cornerback

    Philly.com "CORNERBACK What they have: The Eagles got rid of both 2014 starters, Bradley Fletcher and Cary Williams. They've added a couple of ex-Seahawks, Byron Maxwell at six years for $63 million, and Walter Thurmond, at the much more modest $3.25 million, along with former Buc and Redskin E.J. Biggers...." April 27