Larry Brown Sports "Trent Cole was drafted by the Eagles in 2005 and spent the last 10 seasons with the club. On Tuesday, his tenure in Philadelphia came to an end and the two-time Pro Bowler was none to happy about it. Cole was set to make $10 million the upcoming season and had a salary cap number near $12..." March 03
So LeSean McCoy is going to be a Buffalo Bill. And Kiko Alonso will be reunited with former Oregon HC Chip Kelly.
The #Eagles will be releasing Trent Cole after both sides could not agree on a revised contract, a league source confirmed.
I just spoke with the Eagles organization and there is no trade for LeSean at this time. There have been discussions but nothing finalized
McCoy and his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, will make noise about wanting an extension and/ or declining to report. Bills bracing for that already
ESPN.com "The Philadelphia Eagles have a trade in place to send running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. In return, the Bills will send linebacker Kiko Alonso to the Eagles, the source said. Drafted in the second round of the 2009 draft out of..." March 03
NFL.com "The Eagles have released cornerback Cary Williams, the team announced Tuesday. Williams, 30, was signed by the Eagles as a free agent in 2013. He started all 32 games for the Eagles over the last two seasons, recording five interceptions. Before joining the Eagles, Williams entered the..." March 03
Eagles announce they've signed former Packer LB Brad Jones to a two-year deal.
No tag for WRs Randall Cobb, Jeremy Maclin...no tag for TEs Julius Thomas, Jordan Cameron...no tag for Ndamukong Suh. Let bidding begin.
At this point, it appears Dez Bryant & Demaryius Thomas will be the only WRs franchise tags. Not Jeremy Maclin, not Randall Cobb.
Contrary to a report, the #Eagles have NOT approached LeSean McCoy about restructuring his contract, 2 sources close to the situation said.
LehighValleyLive.com "The Eagles are hopeful they will be bringing back outside linebacker Trent Cole next season. At the same time the team has been busy releasing veteran players the past two weeks, they have also been working on a new contract with Cole, a person close to the situation who requested anonymity has..." March 02
Philly.com "The Eagles have until Monday at 4 p.m. to designate the franchise player tag, which they could use on a pending free agent such as wide receiver Jeremy Maclin to effectively keep him off the open market. If the Eagles tagged Maclin, the wide receiver could sign the tender for about $12.8..." March 02
Sportsnaut "It sounds crazy on the surface. It’s also a representation of how running backs are viewed in today’s NFL. Rumors continue to persist that the Philadelphia Eagles are going to ask running back LeSean McCoy to take a pay cut or face the real possibility of being released prior to the start of..." March 01
Once those offers start pouring in to Maclin on March 10, game changes. Which is why I think he will get tagged Monday if no deal in place.
Philly.com "TODD HERREMANS' release after 10 solid years of service with the Eagles is yet another example of the often unpleasant business of football in the salary-cap era. Herremans was a 32-year-old offensive linemen with a $5.2 million salary-cap number who had missed a third of the Eagles' games the..." February 28
Pro Football Talk "LeSean McCoy is one of the best running backs in the NFL. But he’s also one of the most expensive running backs in the NFL. And there’s talk in Philadelphia that the Eagles may conclude that McCoy isn’t worth the money he costs. McCoy has already been asked about it this offseason and responded..." February 28
Pro Football Talk "Last week, Eagles safety Nate Allen was detained but then released by authorities after an allegation of indecent exposure. This week, Allen fully has been cleared. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Office of the State Attorney for the 20th Judicial Circuit in Fort Myers,..." February 24
Present word has the Philadelphia Eagles as front runners for cornerback Byron Maxwell.
Present word has the Philadelphia Eagles as front runners for cornerback Byron Maxwell.
Delaware Online "The chances of cornerback Cary Williams returning to the Eagles next season are "50-50," an NFL source told the News Journal on Thursday. The source said the Eagles haven't reached out to Williams or his agent yet about his status for next season. Williams has started every game at cornerback..." February 20
Philly.com "Chip Kelly once preferred Brett Hundley to Marcus Mariota. But Hundley chose UCLA and Kelly settled on Mariota, and somewhere over the next three years Oregon proved to get the better college quarterback. Mariota is also expected to be the better NFL prospect and likely out of reach for Kelly..." February 20
Covers.com "The NFL expects this year's salary cap to be between $140 million and $143 million, at least $1.5 million higher than projected, ESPN reported Wednesday. League sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the NFL notified teams Wednesday. The league had informed team executives at the owners..." February 19
SB Nation "Last offseason, it appeared the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell were intent on reaching an agreement to expand the playoff field from 12 to 14 teams. However, a report in the Washington Post suggests a potential change is now unlikely to arrive in time for the 2015 season. "I think it's..." February 19
Mr. @Jeff_McLane on 97.5, talking Mariota: "Unless I'm missing something here, the Eagles are going to do whatever it takes to get him."
Courier-Post "Philadelphia Eagles safety Nate Allen did a second interview with The News-Press (Fla.) Tuesday, this time on camera. He continued revealing his side of the story after being pulled over and handcuffed about 5 p.m. Monday on Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers, Florida, not long after he left a Red..." February 18
CSN Philly "Nate Allen, who spent the last five years with the Eagles and will soon become an unrestricted free agent, was detained by police Monday evening in Fort Myers, Florida, and later released without being charged because of inconclusive evidence. A source close to the situation told CSN's Derrick..." February 17
Philly.com "Eagles safety Nate Allen was arrested Monday in Fort Myers, Fla., according to Fox 4 in Fort Myers. The Fort Myers police department has yet to release any details as to what led to Allen’s arrest " February 17
Philly.com "Nate Allen said Tuesday that his Monday evening trip to the Fort Myers, Fla., lockup began when he got in his truck after leaving a restaurant around 5 p.m. Allen said as he began his drive home, he called a friend and former high school football teammate. They chatted for quite a while, and..." February 17
ESPN.com "The Philadelphia Eagles turned down a trade that would have brought them Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon at the start of the 2013 NFL season. he price for Gordon, according to a source familiar with the discussions: quarterback Nick Foles. A little context helps here. Gordon was..." February 17
Delaware Online "If the Eagles aren't willing or able to work a draft-day deal for Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, they should focus on fixing their secondary, one draft analyst believes. NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock said Monday that the draft class isn't strong at safety, but that the Eagles can..." February 17
CBSSports.com "When it comes to the NFL calendar business, there's not usually much controversy -- unless of course a company puts a player, who once used a racial slur, in the calendar for February. That's what happened to the Eagles for 2015. When fans turned their calendar from January to February..." February 15
BTW, @jmac_18 was inducted into Mizzou HOF last night, & was asked about rejoining Andy Reid in KC. Reiterated that he wants to be an Eagles
Deadspin.com "Even before the release of next season's schedule (which should happen in April, about a week before the draft) we already know who everyone will be playing in 2015. That means it's possible to calculate who'll have the toughest row to hoe, and who gets a break. The Falcons will face the..." February 12
CSN Philly "Three months ago, the idea that Jeremy Maclin would be unsigned this deep into February would’ve sounded like nonsense. At the time, eight games into 2014, Maclin had already justified his risky decision last offseason to bet himself by shunning an unsatisfactory long-term offer from the Eagles..." February 12
if Cowboys sign/tag Dez and Broncos do same with DeMaryius, Maclin could get blown away in free agency. For him, worth waiting to see.
Newark Star-Ledger "NFL free agency is less than a month away, and the Eagles have yet to announce any new deals with their impending free agents. One of the more interesting decisions the Eagles have to make is with outside linebacker Brandon Graham. According to Geoff Mosher of Comcast SportsNet, Graham is..." February 11
CSN Philly "Eagles outside linebackers had a pretty good season in 2014. Connor Barwin had a career-high 14½ sacks, Brandon Graham tied his career high with 5½ and Trent Cole had 6½. But one linebacker didn't do much of anything. That was rookie Marcus Smith, the Eagles' first-round pick, who played..." February 07
Bleeding Green Nation "The former Washington quarterback could make sense for Philadelphia. Rumor has it that the Philadelphia Eagles could be interested in impending Tennessee Titans free agent quarterback Jake Locker. According to NJ.com: "Oft-injured, first-round bust Jake Locker, who will be an unrestricted..." February 05
Pro Football Talk "The Pro Football Hall of Fame cleared the decks of a number of finalists who had been debated for years, as they ushered in an eight-man class to Canton Saturday night. First-year eligible linebacker Junior Seau was elected to the Hall of Fame, along with running back Jerome Bettis, defensive..." February 01
CSN Philly "Nick Foles hears everything we hear. The rumors, the reports, the noise. And none of it changes his belief that he’ll be the Eagles’ starting quarterback in 2015. Foles, whose 2014 season ended Nov. 2 when he suffered a broken collarbone in Houston, reiterated this week what he said one day..." January 31
Philly.com "Jeremy Maclin confirmed that contract negotiations between his representation and the Eagles were ongoing and that he expected to remain in Philadelphia, but the wide receiver conceded that nothing was written in ink. Asked if he expected to be back in 2015, Maclin said, "Yeah, I've always said..." January 31
SB Nation "The league is still considering reducing the width of the goal post and will review the "Calvin Johnson Rule" this offseason. The NFL competition committee will examine reducing the width of the goal post uprights this offseason, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Each year the..." January 30
USA Today "For the first time, the NFL Players Association plans to issue its own projections for the 2015 salary cap to counter what it perceives as deflated league projections that can impact teams' budgeting and, in turn, hold down spending. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith made the..." January 30
Philly.com "A year ago, there was little question that Nick Foles would be back as the Eagles starting quarterback. But after an injury-marred season and some regression, his name has once again been bandied about in trade speculation and reports that other teams have interest. "I think you're going to..." January 29
Pro Football Talk "The Eagles have had a hard time finding someone from the outside to take a job as a personnel executive under Chip Kelly in the team’s reshuffled personnel department so they’ll be sticking with someone already in the organization. As PFT reported on Thursday morning, the Eagles promoted Ed..." January 29
Philly.com "LeSean McCoy reiterated comments he made after the season that he would be willing to restructure his contract if the Eagles approached him. But the running back took a hard line if coach Chip Kelly, who has final say on all football matters, were to ask him to take a pay cut. "I know how hard..." January 29
CSN Bay Area "Scratch another name off the list of potential 49ers offensive coordinators for Jim Tomsula’s first coaching staff. Philadelphia Eagles wide receivers coach Bob Bicknell and Tomsula spoke about the vacant position on the 49ers’ coaching staff but Bicknell chose to remain with the Eagles,..." January 28
Pro Football Talk "The Eagles have been searching for a personnel executive to assist coach Chip Kelly in the front office since reorganizing their hierarchy and moving Howie Roseman out of the General Manager job earlier this month. It’s been a fitful process for the Eagles, who have seen overtures blocked by..." January 27
Newark Star-Ledger "The Eagles apparent indecision on what to do with quarterback Nick Foles has intrigued teams around the league, and possible suitors are beginning to emerge. According to a person familiar with the situation, but who requested anonymity, the St. Louis Rams have interest in Foles should the..." January 26