Eagles Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Eagles acquire former Oregon RB Kenjon Barner from Panthers

    Philly.com "The Eagles traded for Panthers running back/returner Kenjon Barner, a former Oregon standout who played for coach Chip Kelly. They surrendered a conditional seventh-round pick in 2015. Barner, who is 5-foot-9 and 185 pounds, was a 2013 sixth-round pick. The 25-year old had only six carries and..." August 20

  • Eagles counting on LeSean McCoy to be 'Barry Sanders-esque'

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy was upset when he missed a practice this week due to a painful big toe. Last season's NFL rushing champ wants every repetition he can get as heads into the season hoping to raise the bar he set in 2013. "Any time I'm not capable of going out there and practicing — missing — is..." August 19

  • Chip Kelly open to trade offers for Mark Sanchez

    CSN Philly "Chip Kelly doesn’t generally answer hypothetical questions. Not usually. But before Sunday’s training camp practice at the NovaCare Complex, he indulged one reporter who wondered what might happen if another team inquired about Mark Sanchez’s availability. The question: “What happens if..." August 18

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Didn't see Josh Huff (shoulder) at practice or in locker room. Chip said X-rays were negative, but under impression he could be out awhile.

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    Martin Frank @Mfranknfl

    Cooper full practice today, Maclin probably tomorrow; RBs Tucker, Fluellen back today. #Eagles

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    Zach Berman @ZBerm

    Marcus Smith played 70 total D+ST plays. Chip on Smith: "If you’re going to play that many plays, we need more production out of you.”

  • Henery's miss comes after solid camp

    Philly.com "Despite the improvements that Alex Henery displayed during training camp, the Eagles kicker hooked a 47-yard field goal wide in the 42-35 preseason loss to the Patriots on Friday night. It was his first field goal attempt of the preseason, and the kick was not even close off his foot. "You've..." August 17

  • Injuries continue to mount for Eagles

    Philly.com "Cary Williams' first time in New England with the Eagles ended with an interception off Tom Brady that he returned 77 yards for a touchdown. It occurred on the 10th play of the game, which became Williams' last. He left the game with a hamstring injury. It's unknown whether he injured the..." August 16

  • Kelly on getting Curry with the starters: It was a big thing

    Philly.com "Vinny Curry has been arguably the Eagles’ most consistent pass rusher this preseason, and yet, he has spent most of his time with the second team defense. That changed on Friday night when the defensive end was awarded some snaps with the starters. The Eagles have been reluctant to play Curry..." August 16

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    Geoff Mosher @GeoffMosherCSN

    Nick Foles played with Gronk at Arizona. Foles said Ertz is similar in ability to stretch defense, make tough catches, thrive on athleticism

  • Magic, not football, saved Jon Dorenbos

    Pro Football Talk "You’ve probably heard of Jon Dorenbos. The veteran long snapper recently made a headline here for suffering an injury in the Eagles’ preseason opener at Chicago. (Carted off eight days ago, he played Friday night in New England.) But you probably don’t know his story. You should. At the..." August 16

  • Jordan Matthews settles down, catches everything

    Pro Football Talk "In his first preseason game, Eagles rookie receiver Jordan Matthews dropped three passes and was labeled inconsistent by Eagles coach Chip Kelly. But there was nothing inconsistent about Matthews in his second preseason game. Matthews caught every pass thrown to him on Friday night against the..." August 16

  • Cary Williams picks Tom Brady for a TD, leaves with hamstring injury

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles cornerback Cary Williams generated an unusual amount of attention for a preseason game when he said that he didn’t want to take part in joint practices with the Patriots because the Patriots are cheaters. The practices seemed to serve him pretty well, though, because Williams ended the..." August 16

  • Kelly gets pragmatic about penalties

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles coach Chip Kelly sees things for what they are, and he usually has a flair for explaining it. For the NFL, things currently are being called tight, with a renewed point of emphasis on illegal contact and defensive holding. Seven such penalties were called on Friday night during the..." August 16

  • Patriots beat Eagles in preseason matchup, 42-35

    CSN New England "Apparently three days of practice with referees closely watching over their every move was not enough for the Patriots and Eagles to get a feel for how the games will be called. Friday night's matchup between New England and Philadelphia, a 42-35 win for the hosts, may have been a precursor for..." August 16

  • Cary Williams apologizes to Belichick

    ESPN.com "The New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles had just concluded Friday night's preseason game and coach Bill Belichick stayed on the field to shake hands with several Philadelphia players. Soon enough, in a flurry of black Eagles jerseys, Belichick somehow wound up across from cornerback..." August 16

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    Dave Spadaro @davespadaro

    I think he plays 20 snaps on offense each game RT @EthanfromNJ: Will Darren Sproles be utilized in 2 back sets out of backfield and how ...

  • Eagles' backup receivers will get to make case

    Philly.com "The Eagles started stretching Thursday morning in the shadow of Gillette Stadium, and Jeremy Maclin stood a few yards away wearing a baseball cap. Those who wore helmets were going to practice. Those without helmets would not. Considering that the Eagles were getting ready for a game Friday..." August 15

  • Terrell Owens: Can I still play? Absolutely

    Pro Football Talk "It’s been nearly four years since Terrell Owens last played in an NFL regular-season game. He still thinks he can play. Maybe he can. Still, but for a short stay with the Seahawks in 2012, no one has given him a chance. Owens visited Cowboys training camp on Thursday, and he told reporters..." August 15