Eagles Rumors & News

  • Secondary looms as Eagles' primary concern

    Philly.com "The worst moment of the worst loss of the Eagles’ 2016 season, a 32-14 drubbing at the hands of a struggling Cincinnati Bengals team last Dec. 4, might have been when veteran safety Rodney McLeod stood, seemingly frozen, while Bengals running back Jeremy Hill strode unencumbered into the end zone..." July 21

  • Doug Pederson not ready to give up offensive play calling

    CSN Philly "Doug Pederson got to sit in the big chair last year and he liked it. He's in no rush to give it up. During the 2015 season, while he was the offensive coordinator for the Chiefs, Andy Reid began to allow Pederson to make offensive play calls, a skill that eventually prepared him to be the..." July 20

  • ESPN Has Finally Set An Official End Date For ‘Mike And Mike’

    Uproxx "When ESPN announced their new television programming lineup for 2018 would include a solo show for Mike Greenberg, fans of ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike knew the end of the show was near. The two made the official announcement of their impending breakup back in May, but even then it was a brief note..." July 17

  • Doug Pederson: Eagles 'probably have more talent' than Packers' Super Bowl teams

    ESPN "Doug Pederson likened the talent on the 2017 Philadelphia Eagles to the great Green Bay Packers teams of the 1990s -- even giving the advantage to his current squad -- while noting ability only gets you so far. Speaking with a group of reporters before the team's summer break, the head coach..." July 17

  • Carson Wentz: Eagles have talent to go from worst to first in NFC East

    CSN Philly "Carson Wentz thinks the Eagles have enough talent to go from worst to first in the division. After going 7-9 and finishing in the basement of the resurgent NFC East in Wentz's rookie season last year, the 24-year-old quarterback thinks that the 2017 Eagles have enough talent to supplant the..." July 14

  • Britney Spears' team plans to get back to the Super Bowl

    New York Daily News "Oops, she wants to do it again. Britney Spears’ associates have had “secret discussions” with television and advertising execs tied to Super Bowl LII, according to a source close to the situation. The game will take place Feb. 4 in Minneapolis. “Britney has made it clear to her team that it..." July 12

  • Eagles wideouts in North Dakota to work with Carson Wentz

    Pro Football Talk "North Dakota does not pop up on many lists of the best places for summer travel, but the state is getting a boost to this year’s numbers. They have native son Carson Wentz to thank for that. Several Eagles receivers put posts on social media Sunday regarding travel to Fargo — Alshon Jeffery can..." July 10

  • DBs coach Cory Undlin breaks down Eagles' cornerbacks

    CSN Philly "Eagles defensive backs coach Cory Undlin spoke recently about the state of the team’s cornerback position (see story). Here are Undlin’s remarks on several of the key figures in that cornerback group: On Rasul Douglas “I’ve liked him the whole time, from the combine. Spent a bunch of time..." July 09

  • 'I've seen fights in the stands': Nolan Carroll says Eagles-Cowboys is NFC East's top rivalry

    Penn Live "Nolan Carroll said on a radio show that he saw a handful of punching matches between fans during his three years with the Philadelphia Eagles. All of them, Carroll explained, came when the Birds were playing the Cowboys, the team the veteran cornerback signed with earlier this offseason. That's..." July 07

  • Former Eagles D-line coach Jim Washburn: “I was the anti-Christ in Philadelphia”

    Pro Football Talk "After a promising start to his tenure on Andy Reid’s staff in Philadelphia, former Eagles defensive line coach Jim Washburn was unceremoniously kicked to the curb with four games left in the 2012 season. A productive 2011 devolved into a decidedly unspectacular effort the following season..." July 07

  • Converted quarterback Ward tries to stick at wide receiver

    Philly.com "On the first day of the Eagles’ minicamp last month, Greg Ward Jr. was one of the last players off the field. He huddled with his new position group after practice, lingered for a moment, chatted with new teammates. He was often one of the last to leave at the University of Houston, too, but..." July 06

  • Giants swooped in and signed Eric Pinkins before Eagles could

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eric Pinkins has bounced from team to team and position to poition in his brief NFL career. He's hoping he finally has a home as a safety for the Giants. A sixth-round pick by the Seahawks in 2014, Pinkins has spent time at safety, cornerback and linebacker during his NFL career. He joined the..." July 06

  • Dorial Green-Beckham now free agent after clearing waivers

    Sportsnaut "Dorial Green-Beckham is now an NFL free agent. The receiver cleared waivers after being released by the Philadelphia Eagles, his second team in as many years. Before landing in Philly via trade, Green-Beckham was with the Tennessee Titans for the 2015 season. Once thought of as a potential..." July 05

  • Eagles LB Nigel Bradham Accepts Deferred Prosecution In Assault Case

    NFL Trade Rumors "Tim McManus of ESPN reports that Eagles LB Nigel Bradham has accepted a deferred prosecution program in regards to his felony battery charge from last summer. This means that Bradham’s case will be diverted out the courts and may result in him serving no jail time if the conditions of the..." July 04

  • Former NFL punter Max Runager dies at 61

    Pro Football Talk "Former NFL punter Max Runager has died, the 49ers announced Sunday. He was 61. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg (S.C.) reported he was found dead Friday in his car in a parking lot in South Carolina, but no foul play is suspected. Runager played 11 NFL seasons, with three teams. An..." July 03

  • Dorial Green-Beckham released by Eagles less than year after trade with Titans

    Tennessean "Less than a year after the Titans traded ultra-talented but inconsistent wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham to the Eagles for reserve offensive lineman Dennis Kelly, the former second-round draft pick is out of a job. Green-Beckham, 24, was waived by Philadelphia on Friday to create a roster..." July 01

  • Jordan Hicks injures hand while on honeymoon

    Philly Voice "According to a source, Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Jordan Hicks injured his hand on Thursday while on vacation in Greece. The source said that Hicks injured it while getting out of a pool. The exact severity of Hicks' injury is not yet known, as he has not yet gone for X-rays in Greece,..." June 30

  • Dorial Green-Beckham Waived by Eagles After 1 Season

    Bleacher Report "The Philadelphia Eagles announced Friday they have waived wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham after one season with the team. In his lone campaign as an Eagle, Green-Beckham registered 36 receptions for 392 yards and two touchdowns." June 30

  • Chip Kelly says Eagles were never close to trading for Mariota in 2015

    Newark Star-Ledger "The hypothetical about how the trajectory of the Eagles' franchise could have changed had Chip Kelly been able to orchestrate a trade with the Tennessee Titans to draft quarterback Marcus Mariota is a fascinating one that has been pondered by fans and media alike ever since that fateful draft...." June 28

  • LeGarrette Blount can earn $50K if he weighs 240-245 pounds at start of camp

    Sportsnaut "Weight incentives are all the rage these days. Philadelphia Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount joins Eddie Lacy and Dontari Poe as players who stand to earn a nice chunk of cash by meeting weight requirements this summer. According to Field Yates of ESPN, Blount will earn $50,000 if he shows..." June 28

  • How the Eagles' running back by committee system might work

    Allentown Morning Call "In case you hadn't noticed, the Eagles have a bunch of running backs on their roster who haven't been defined as lead backs by coach Doug Pederson. Ryan Mathews, who's rehabbing from an injury, is not in their plans anymore. Newcomer LeGarrette Blount is coming off a career-high 299 carries but..." June 23

  • Eagles LBs coach thinks there's more ceiling for Jordan Hicks

    CSN Philly "Jordan Hicks is a good middle linebacker. After his first two seasons in the NFL, the former third-round pick has piled up some eye-popping numbers. In his first 24 games in the league (his rookie season was cut short with a pec injury), he has seven interceptions, 14 passes defensed, four..." June 22

  • Darren Sproles has been making defenders miss for a quarter century

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles running back Darren Sproles turns 34 today, which is ancient for an NFL running back: Sproles and Frank Gore are the only 34-year-old running backs currently under contract to any NFL team. So Sproles has a lot of experience making defenders miss. And today, in honor of his birthday, the..." June 20

  • Nelson Agholor has to show who he is going to be at this level

    Pro Football Talk "After a disappointing 2016 season that created doubts about his ability to fulfill the expectations that came with being the team’s first-round pick in 2015, Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor’s offseason work has gotten a lot of attention. Agholor has been charting dropped passes in practice..." June 19

  • Where does Wendell Smallwood fit in crowded Eagles backfield?

    CSN Philly "When the Eagles' 2016 season came to a close, Wendell Smallwood could only watch. With a small MCL tear, last year's fifth-round selection was relegated to the sidelines as his team escaped its final three games with a pair of wins against divisional rivals and nearly a third last-gasp win in..." June 18

  • Eagles WR Nelson Agholor's third (final?) chance to prove his first-round value

    Philly.com "For Nelson Agholor, it’s never been a question of talent. The Eagles wide receiver is fast enough. He’s agile enough. And he’s smart enough. Sometimes it takes a fresh perspective to remind a struggling player of what it was that got him to the NFL in the first place. “Nelson Agholor’s a..." June 17

  • Eagles seem set at receiver, not at corner

    Philly.com "WHEN THE EAGLES began onfield work this spring, the two biggest areas of concern were wide receiver and cornerback. As minicamp wrapped up Thursday, ending drills at NovaCare until training camp starts on July 24 for rookies, quarterbacks and selected vets, there seemed to be strong reason for..." June 16

  • Eagles announce scouting department moves

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles have made some adjustments to their personnel department, bringing in a former Ravens staffer to run their college scouting side. The team announced that Ian Cunningham had been hired as director of college scouting, among a list of hires. Cunningham spent the last night years..." June 16

  • Jason Peters has chance to be rare Eagles great to finish career in Philly

    CSN Philly "Let’s take a look at the greatest Eagles of the last 30 years. Reggie. Dawk. Donovan. Seth. Clyde. Andre. Wes. Trott. Eric Allen. Keith Jackson. Lito. Sheldon. Tra. Runyan. Shady. DeSean. Jeremy Maclin. Trent Cole. David Akers. Asante Samuel. Brian Westbrook. Bobby Taylor. Corey Simon. Irving..." June 15

  • Eagles linebacker Nigel Bradham to appear at felony battery trial in Miami on July 3

    Philly.com "Nigel Bradham is scheduled to appear in a Miami-Dade County courthouse on July 3 when he is to be tried on a felony battery charge. The Eagles linebacker said Tuesday that he will be in attendance and that he expects to be cleared of charges stemming from an incident in which he allegedly..." June 15

  • Jason Peters Signs A One-Year Extension

    NFL.com "Arguably the greatest tackle in Philadelphia Eagles history, Jason Peters was signed to a one-year extension on Wednesday through the 2019 season. "It means a lot. This is reassurance that I'm going to retire here and don't have to go year to year. It's just another way of them reassuring that..." June 14

  • Jason Peters wants to rework contract with Eagles

    Pro Football Talk "There was some talk early in the offseason that the Eagles were interested in having left tackle Jason Peters take a pay cut, but nothing happened on that front or to Peters’ spot on the team’s roster. Peters said Tuesday that he would like to rework his deal with the Eagles, however. Peters..." June 13

  • Eagles' Zach Ertz already impressed by Alshon Jeffery

    Newark Star-Ledger "Training camp and the preseason haven't even arrived, but Eagles tight end Zach Ertz is already excited by what he's seen from offseason acquisition Alshon Jeffery. While the Eagles have yet to strap on pads, or play an opponent with another logo on their helmet, Jeffery has already stood out..." June 12

  • Eagles indeed made run at Maclin reunion

    Pro Football Talk "Publicly, Eagles coach Doug Pederson expressed no interest in bringing receiver Jeremy Maclin back to Philadelphia. Privately, the Eagles did. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Eagles indeed attempted to reunite with Maclin, who played for the team from 2009 through 2014. The..." June 12

  • Eagles RB coach says LeGarrette Blount brings skill set 'we haven't had here in a long time'

    Penn Live "Duce Staley said Monday he lives vicariously through his players. The Eagles running backs coach played the position for the Birds from 1997 to 2003, and now that he's on the sidelines, he often envisions himself making cuts or jukes alongside the team's ball-carriers. Staley said he feels the..." June 12

  • Carson Wentz downplays rookie struggles after hot start to career

    SI "I don’t know if Carson Wentz is going to be a good player or not. It’s more likely than not he’ll have a successful career, but as Bill Parcells has said about 1,600 players in his life, they don’t sell insurance for that stuff. But I talked to Wentz for awhile the other day, as he drove home..." June 12

  • Eagles offseason has been “a lot more serious”

    Pro Football Talk "At this time last year, Eagles coach Doug Pederson was wrapping up his first offseason program in the job by continuing to install his schemes on both sides of the ball. Pederson is in his second year now and the need for that kind of focus has dissipated with the increased familiarity on all..." June 11

  • Who will be the Eagles' next Brian Westbrook?

    Philly.com "THE EAGLES' signing of 245-pound running back LeGarrette Blount last month got a lot of attention, both locally and nationally. He gives the Eagles a punishing runner who should make them more effective this season in short-yardage and goal-line situations. The Eagles finished 11th in the..." June 10

  • Eagles linebacker Jordan Hicks is finally healthy and familiar with everything

    Philly.com "Jordan Hicks is in an unfamiliar position this offseason. He's familiar with everything. The Eagles linebacker is finally in the same defensive scheme two years in a row, and he has no injury from which to recover. For the first time in his three NFL seasons - and even stretching back to his..." June 09

  • Works in progress, rookie WRs Hollins, Gibson infuse Eagles with energy, speed, explosiveness

    CSN Philly "They didn't have any speed. So they drafted speed. They didn't have any big-play wide receivers. So they drafted two guys who made a ton of big plays in college. They didn't have any young wideouts to get excited about. Now they have two. Mack Hollins and Shelton Gibson are hoping to help..." June 08

  • Eagles, Dolphins to practice together this summer

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles and Dolphins will face each other in a preseason game in Philadelphia on August 24 and the Dolphins’ trip to the City of Brotherly Love will be extended for a couple of days of joint practices. The Eagles announced their training camp schedule on Thursday and it includes a couple of..." June 08

  • Eagles not interested in Jeremy Maclin “at this time”

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin’s former Eagles teammate LeSean McCoy has been recruiting Maclin to join him in Buffalo, but Eagles coach Doug Pederson won’t be doing the same in hopes of a return to Philadelphia. Pederson, who coached Maclin in Philly and Kansas City, said on Thursday that the..." June 08

  • Players' union believes language in many rookie deals violates CBA

    ESPN "The NFL Players Association has identified language in about 160 of this year's rookie contracts that it believes violates the collective bargaining agreement and is considering filing grievances to have the deals voided. "The union has undergone a comprehensive review of rookie contracts and..." June 07

  • Eagles' Chris Long tries to troll Fletcher Cox over angry tweets

    Philly.com "Having Chris Long around is going to be entertaining. Fletcher Cox took to Twitter to complain about two flight delays that lengthened his journey from Mississippi back to Philadelphia Sunday for this week's OTAs. Long, the veteran free-agent defensive end the Eagles signed this offseason to..." June 06

  • Eagles' Darren Sproles could be nearing the end

    Philly.com "After Darren Sproles signed his contract extension last summer, he hinted that 2017 would be his final season in the NFL. He turns 34 this month, is entering his 13th NFL season, and savors the time he can spend with his wife and two daughters. During offseason training in recent months,..." June 06

  • Eagles sign defensive tackle Gabe Wright

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles are going to take a flier on a defensive lineman whose career hasn’t taken off. The team announced they added defensive tackle Gabe Wright on a one-year deal. The former Lions fourth-rounder was released by the Browns two weeks ago. " June 05

  • Frank Reich: Carson Wentz’s mechanics, footwork look good

    Pro Football Talk "Earlier this offseason, there was word from Philadelphia that some in the Eagles organization weren’t thrilled about quarterback Carson Wentz spending time with quarterback coaches Tom House and Adam Dedeaux in California before the start of the team’s offseason workouts. During a press..." June 05

  • Dorial Green-Beckham believes best days are ahead

    NFL.com "Dorial Green-Beckham's time in Philadelphia might be running out, but in the receiver's opinion, he's just getting started as an Eagle. "I'm looking at the numbers," Green-Beckham said Friday, via the Philadelphia Inquirer, "but I really haven't had the chance to actually get the..." June 04

  • Kansas City Chiefs release Jeremy Maclin; will Eagles be interested?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Kansas City Chiefs made a surprising move on Friday night, releasing wide receiver Jeremy Maclin. The move will save the Chiefs $10 million in salary cap space this season. Maclin, 29-years old, finished last season with 44 catches for 536 yards and two touchdowns. Will the Eagles..." June 03

  • Is The NFLPA Still Preparing For A Lockout?

    Pro Football Rumors "We learned back in May that the NFLPA’s board of representatives had approved a plan that would set aside millions of dollars into a “work-stoppage fund,” allowing the players to make some money if an NFL season is cancelled or delayed. Now, it sounds like the Players Association wants the..." June 03