Eagles Rumors & News

  • Eagles have needs at wide receiver and tight end, too

    Philly.com "The Eagles addressed their need at wide receiver last month by signing Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith, alleviating the urgency to fill the position in the draft. But those signings wouldn't preclude the Eagles from adding another one this week. The team's pledge to draft the best available..." April 24

  • Worker suffers injury after falling off NFL draft stage

    Philly.com "A man working on the NFL draft stage in Center City was injured Saturday afternoon after falling about 30 feet, Philadelphia police said. The worker, 27, was working on the roof of a stage on the 2500 block of Spring Garden Street, near the Art Museum, when he fell just after 2:30 p.m., police..." April 23

  • Brian Westbrook: Eagles shouldn't pick Christian McCaffrey at No. 14

    ESPN "A vote against Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey almost comes off like a vote against himself, which is part of the reason why Brian Westbrook's firm "no" on the idea of drafting McCaffrey in the first round is so interesting. “I think the kid is going to be a good player, I just don’t..." April 22

  • Eagles' Joe Douglas sees '7 or 8 scenarios' for 14th overall draft pick

    Philly.com "The Eagles seem to think there definitely will be a standout player available when they are scheduled to pick 14th overall in the NFL draft next week, judging from what de facto general manager Howie Roseman and player personnel vice president Joe Douglas said Thursday in a pair of media..." April 21

  • Howie Roseman: Joe Mixon’s talented, but total package is part of equation

    ESPN "The answer to the question was staring right back at Philadelphia Eagles executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman. With Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon the topic of conversation during a pre-draft media gathering, Roseman was asked if the Eagles are uniquely qualified to..." April 21

  • Eagles see “significantly higher” number of draftable corners this year

    Philly.com "The Eagles’ biggest need is cornerback. This is considered a deep cornerback draft class. Just how deep? “I can’t give you the exact number of draftable cornerbacks that we have. I can say it’s significantly higher than the past 3-4 years,” Joe Douglas, the Eagles’ vice president of player..." April 20

  • NFL owners chipped in millions to fund President Trump’s inauguration events

    Sporting News "Redskins owner Daniel Snyder was among many high-rolling sports figures to contribute to President Donald Trump's inaugural festivities, including six other NFL owners who donated $1 million, The Washington Post reported, citing a Federal Election Commission filing it obtained. The Republican..." April 20

  • Phil Simms joining CBS’ The NFL Today as studio analyst

    Sportsnaut "CBS announced Wednesday that Phil Simms will be joining the show The NFL Today as a studio analyst. Simms had previously made it clear he wasn’t done working in broadcasting after being bumped for Tony Romo in the live booth next to Jim Nantz. A consummate professional, we expect Simms to..." April 19

  • Poll: 87 percent of NFL fans oppose their team drafting player with history of violence against women

    Sportsnaut "According to one poll, the majority of NFL fans aren’t on board with their favorite team drafting a player who has physically abused a woman. “A Marist poll conducted for HBO’s Real Sports found that the vast majority of fans — 87 percent — say that they would oppose their favorite NFL team..." April 19

  • Veteran LB Stephen Tulloch Retiring From NFL

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to to the Detroit Lions, veteran LB Stephen Tulloch will hold a press conference on Thursday to announce his retirement from the National Football League. This implies that he’s retiring as a member of the Lions. Tulloch, 32, is a former fourth-round pick of the Titans back in..." April 18

  • Eagles' Brent Celek takes pay cut, report says

    Newark Star-Ledger "One year after coming to terms on a three-year contract extension, Eagles tight end Brent Celek has taken a pay cut, according to report from ESPN's Field Yates After Celek's restructuring, the Eagles now have approximately $2.451 million in cap space, according to estimates from SpoTrac...." April 18

  • Carson Wentz getting to know new Eagle Jeffery; QB says mechanics work was minor

    Philly.com "Carson Wentz said the Eagles offseason additions have created “a lot of buzz, a lot of excitement in that locker room,” with the team beginning the first off-the-field segment of its spring work Monday at the NovaCare Complex. Wentz said he’d had dinner with receiver Alshon Jeffery, the main..." April 18

  • Carson Wentz: Eagles ‘have pieces’ to win NFC East

    Philly Voice "Finally, there's some Eagles news that doesn't revolve around guessing which player the team will draft next Thursday night without actually knowing whether or not said player will actually be productive in the NFL. Sometimes, it takes a few years before we can say for sure if a player was..." April 17

  • Why running back might be the Eagles' biggest need

    Newark Star-Ledger "One thing that was painfully obvious during the Eagles 2016 season was that they needed an upgrade at cornerback. The argument can be made that the duo of Leodis McKelvin and Nolan Carroll were the worst starting cornerbacks in the league. The Eagles clearly weren't very high on them, as they..." April 17

  • Eagles should take Christian McCaffrey in the first round

    Philly.com "AS I PREPARED to write about the upcoming NFL draft, I knew some readers might recall my part in the "Draft Ricky Williams Movement." It got a lot of notoriety, particularly when my good friend Angelo Cataldi and the "Dirty 30" went up to New York and loudly booed the Eagles' selection of Donovan..." April 16

  • Broncos, Eagles to host powerful guard from Rutgers

    Sporting News "Rutgers guard Chris Muller turned heads a few weeks ago at his Pro Day, a performance that has led to NFL team visits and private workouts. A source tells Sporting News that Muller will have workouts with the Denver Broncos and Philadelphia Eagles this week. Those after Muller participated in..." April 16

  • Eagles should consider signing Rutgers alum Jason McCourty

    Newark Star-Ledger "For the right price, the Eagles just might have an ideal candidate to fight for a starting job opposite cornerback Jalen Mills become available after the Tennessee Titans released Rutgers product Jason McCourty. McCourty, 29, showed he can still be productive after starting 14 games last..." April 14

  • NFL players on the trading block: Big names who could get dealt

    ESPN "Of all the potential NFL offseason storylines, "Seahawks trade Richard Sherman" would have ranked among the least believable two or three months ago. Yet, here we are. Sherman and the Seahawks, one of the most beautiful and successful pairings of player and NFL organization in the past..." April 12

  • NFL Relocation Fees Are Revenues The Players Will Never Touch

    Deadspin "NFL owners are poised to rake in a fortune from the recent franchise relocations of the Rams, Chargers, and Raiders. Those owners naturally won’t be sharing a penny from that windfall with the players. As a condition of approving all three franchise moves in the last 15 months, the league..." April 11

  • Five under-the-radar Eagles to watch in 2017

    Philly.com "By this point of the offseason, the top of the Eagles’ depth chart becomes more clear. The draft might change how some positions look, but the Eagles also will give young, under-the-radar players a chance to impress this summer. In past seasons, I’ve looked down the depth chart for some of..." April 11

  • NFL releases 2017 preseason schedule

    NFL.com "The NFL released the entire 2017 preseason schedule Monday. The 65-game slate features eight nationally televised matchups, including a game between the Chargers and Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. ET. The 2017 preseason will kick off Thursday, Aug. 3 (NBC, 8 p.m...." April 11

  • NFL Fining Players Who Participated In Vegas Arm Wrestling Event

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is reportedly getting fined by the NFL, but not for what you might think. Over the weekend Harrison and dozens of other current and former NFL players reportedly participated in the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship at the MGM Grand Hotel &..." April 10

  • Eagles sign Matt McGloin to a one-year deal

    247 Sports "Quarterback is set for the Philadelphia Eagles next season. The Eagles announced the signing of Matt McGloin to a one-year contract Monday. McGloin is expected to be the team's No. 3 quarterback behind Carson Wentz and Nick Foles. " April 10

  • Eagles DL Beau Allen suffers upper-body injury while working out

    Philly.com "Eagles defensive tackle Beau Allen suffered an upper body injury in the chest/pectoral area last week, according to sources. The injury is expected to require surgery. The Eagles had no comment. Allen’s injury occurred while he was working out on Thursday, so it happened after the Eagles..." April 09

  • Carson Wentz Has No Excuse Not To Take Next Step

    Fox Sports "After the Philadelphia Eagles picked up wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith, there is no excuse for Carson Wentz not taking the next step. In the 2016 NFL Draft the Philadelphia Eagles moved up to the second overall pick in order to select North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz...." April 09

  • Timmy Jernigan embraces new role with Eagles

    NFL.com "In Timmy Jernigan's first three years in the NFL with the Ravens, the defensive tackle was used primarily as a two-gap lineman, clogging the trenches while allowing the linebackers to roam free. Now, he's been asked to take on a new responsibility in Philadelphia. "This is my first time ever..." April 08

  • What does the Eagles' defensive line look like after adding Timmy Jernigan, Chris Long?

    Philly.com "The Eagles added defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan and defensive end Chris Long in an eight-day span, and now there might be a better sense of what the defensive line depth chart will look like this season — at least before the draft. The Eagles might pick another edge rusher and perhaps a depth..." April 07

  • What do Eagles' additions mean for Dorial Green-Beckham, other receivers?

    CSN Philly "Dorial Green-Beckham is big but he plays small. He's fast but plays slow. His routes are sloppy. He doesn't play special teams. His effort is suspect. And, basically, he was just a giant waste of potential in 2016. No more excuses this year. Green-Beckham arrived in Philadelphia during..." April 06

  • Amazon Scores With Live-Streaming Rights For NFL 'TNF' Package

    Sports Business Daily "Amazon will replace Twitter in live streaming the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football.” The company will livestream the 10 “TNF” games carried by CBS and NBC as part of a one-year deal that the league announced late Tuesday. Amazon paid $50M for the rights, substantially more than the $10M that Twitter..." April 05

  • Eagles want to put Isaac Seumalo 'into the mix' on the offensive line

    Philly.com "One takeaway from Doug Pederson’s one-hour roundtable interview at the NFL meetings last week was just how optimistic the Eagles are about Isaac Seumalo. When Pederson was asked if Allen Barbre will remain the starting left guard, Pederson first mentioned competition from Seumalo. "He’s a..." April 04

  • Eagles acquire Timmy Jernigan from the Ravens

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys aren’t the only team making news in the NFC East. The Eagles announced that they have acquired defensive lineman Timmy Jernigan in a trade with the Ravens. Jernigan had been the subject of trade rumors after the Ravens signed Brandon Williams to a five-year, $54 million contract...." April 04

  • Hard Knocks will remain on HBO with new four-year deal

    Awful Announcing "When it comes to sports documentaries, HBO’s Hard Knocks was revolutionary. It may be impossible to believe it now, but Hard Knocks has been around since 2001 when the Baltimore Ravens first took the plunge to allow HBO cameras into their training camp. Since that time the NFL has had a team..." April 03

  • Charlie Garner's post-football life ruled by fear as his brain fails him

    Sporting News "It's lunchtime and Charlie Garner sits in a restaurant near his home, looking and sounding like a man on top of the world. He is 45 now, but he appears nearly as fit as he did during an 11-year career as an NFL running back. He says he still has a good chunk of the money he earned playing..." April 03

  • For Eagles personnel chief Joe Douglas, it's time to deliver

    Philly.com "With apologies to Joe Douglas, his hiring was not "the pivotal moment of the last year," as Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said Tuesday at the NFL owners meetings. In fact, it probably wasn't even one of the top four most notable moments for the Eagles from the last calendar year. That list would..." April 01

  • One NFL coach believes 'you can win a Super Bowl with' Carson Wentz as your QB

    CBS Sports "There were plenty of ups and downs during Carson Wentz’s first season with the Eagles, an unexpected year in terms of it featuring Wentz starting 16 games. Wentz was drafted No. 2 overall in the 2016 NFL Draft after the Eagles traded a ton of future capital in a blockbuster trade for the..." April 01

  • Chris Long explains why he left Patriots, joined Eagles

    ESPN "Defensive lineman Chris Long had a significant role on a New England Patriots team that won Super Bowl LI in February. Yet not long after the season was over, he told the powers that be he wanted to play elsewhere. Long signed a two-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday. "It..." April 01

  • Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins visits Congress to push criminal justice reforms

    Philly.com "Eagles Safety Malcolm Jenkins traded his shoulder pads for a notepad Thursday as he and three other NFL players met with members of Congress to urge them to make the criminal justice system more fair and to focus on improving the relationship between law enforcement and minority..." March 31

  • Chase Daniel will get paid plenty by the Eagles to play for the Saints

    Pro Football Talk "Chase Daniel has returned to the Saints, after stints in Kansas City and Philadelphia. Thanks to his contract with the Eagles, the vast majority of his compensation for 2017 won’t come from the team that now employs him. Per a source with knowledge of the contract, the Saints will pay Daniel a..." March 30

  • NFL concussion settlement takes nasty turn

    ESPN "The $1 billion NFL concussion settlement -- nearly six years in the making yet still to deliver a penny to former players and their families for brain injuries stemming from football -- is revealing the underbelly of the legal system to former players and their families. As they finally close..." March 29

  • Chris Long Signs Two-Year Contract With Eagles After One Season With Patriots

    NESN "The Philadelphia Eagles announced Tuesday they have signed defensive end Chris Long to a two-year contract. Chris Long has found a new home. The former New England Patriots defensive end on Tuesday agreed to terms on a contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, a source told NFL Media’s Mike..." March 29

  • Eagles Close To Signing Veteran CB Patrick Robinson

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jimmy Kempski of PhillyVoice is reporting that the Eagles are close to an agreement on a contract with veteran CB Patrick Robinson. It’s worth mentioning that signing Robinson to a contract won’t impact a team’s compensatory picks, considering that he was released. Robinson, 29, is a..." March 28

  • NFL: Concussions dropped by around 10 percent

    Fanrag Sports "According to the NFL, concussions dropped in 2016, falling by around 10 percent. That would make it appear that the strict concussion protocol has been working. Since the lawsuit, the NFL has been working to cut back on concussions. They originally rose with the new protocol, but the NFL..." March 28

  • Defensive end Chris Long to Eagles: 5 things to know

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Eagles have signed defensive end Chris Long, according to NFL.com's Mike Garafolo, filling a hole left by their release of defensive end Connor Barwin earlier this offseason. The team has yet to confirm the signing. It is unlikely Long will start, but assuming he makes the team, he..." March 28

  • 2017 NFL schedule: League reportedly hoping to unveil full schedule in late April

    CBS Sports "The release of the NFL schedule has become much more than an announcement with a long list of football games to be played in the future. It’s become a full-blown spectacle, with a three- or four-hour television program planned around it on multiple networks. This despite everyone already knowing..." March 28

  • Leaping block attempts on field goals, extra points expected to be banned

    ESPN "NFL owners are expected to pass a rule on Tuesday that will prohibit players from leaping over linemen to try to block field goal and extra-point attempts, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Sources said the league feels the play is too dangerous and a player could get flipped over and..." March 28

  • NFL Owners Approve Raiders' Relocation Proposal

    NBC New York "NFL owners have given the Oakland Raiders the green light to continue with their current home in the East Bay in favor of Las Vegas. Stay tuned for updates. Monday could be the day many fans of the "Silver and Black" have feared for years. NFL owners stationed in Phoenix could vote as..." March 28

  • The NFL has an odd rule about refs visiting Las Vegas during the regular season

    CBS Sports "If the Raiders want to have an officiating crew at the first game they play in Las Vegas, then the NFL is going to have change one of its weirdest rules, which you probably didn’t even know about: NFL refs aren’t allowed to visit Sin City during the season. Under current league policy, every..." March 27

  • NFL owners to rake in absurd money in Rams, Chargers and Raiders relocation fees

    Sportsnaut "NFL owners are in Phoenix, Arizona for the Annual League Meeting, and they’re expected to approve a proposal that would send the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas. Now we have at least one idea about why there is so much overwhelming support for the proposed move, as it means more money in the..." March 27

  • Seven teams likely to move down in the 2017 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "NFL draft day trades have become more prevalent in recent years. It’s not that teams don’t value picks at the same clip as before. Instead, squads simply have not been afraid to give up capital in order to target a specific player. On the other hand, some rebuilding teams have found it a sound..." March 26

  • After losing two in one game, Eagles seek protection for long snappers

    Pro Football Talk "Long snapping is a unique skill, and few NFL players have more than one player who can do it well. So after the Eagles lost both their starting long snapper and their emergency backup long snapper in the same game last year, they’re seeking to expand protections for long snappers in 2017. The..." March 25