Eagles Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Eagles owner speaks out against polarized political system

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when most NFL figures steer clear of anything remotely political, one owner has spoken out against the current political system in general. In a column posted at Time.com, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie urges an end to the intense polarization that currently infects all things political,..." March 25

  • Eagles withdraw all but 1 rule proposal for owners meetings

    CSN Philly "As the annual NFL meetings get set to kick off next week, the Eagles originally proposed four playing rule changes and a resolution that could have eventually led to bringing back Kelly green uniforms as an alternate option. But after getting feedback from the NFL's competition committee, the..." March 25

  • Connor Barwin sad to leave Philly, but understands why he had to go

    Philly.com "Connor Barwin personifies the Eagles' offseason tilt of balance from defense to offense. The new Rams defensive end's release and the clearing of nearly $9 million from the salary cap led indirectly to the signing of two free- agent receivers, most notably Alshon Jeffery. Few expected Barwin to..." March 25

  • Bob Grotz: Can’t-miss draft will fill Eagles’ areas of need

    Delco Times "The NFL draft is a lot like a stock market prospectus and its disclaimer that past performance is no guarantee of future success. The inverse also is true. There are anomalies every year. For the Eagles, next month’s 2017 draft is just that. Challenged in years past, there’s almost no way..." March 24

  • Jeffery denies reaching out to Adam Schefter before signing with Eagles

    Bleacher Report "Philadelphia Eagles wideout Alshon Jeffery denied Thursday he reached out to any member of the NFL media prior to agreeing to a deal with the Eagles. Jeffery's tweet comes after The MMQB's Tim Rohan wrote an article profiling Adam Schefter of ESPN. In the piece, Rohan recounted a moment in..." March 24

  • Report: Alshon Jeffery sought advice from Adam Schefter before signing with the Eagles

    Sportsnaut "Alshon Jeffery entered NFL free agency as one of the top available players. But on the first day of the period, he was just like a fan — turning to Adam Schefter. Tim Rohan of MMQB was with Schefter throughout the day. At 11:09 am, Schefter got a call from Jeffery. “In the middle of..." March 23

  • ESPN formally announces Suzy Kolber, Samantha Ponder, Trey Wingo to head NFL studio shows

    Awful Announcing "Three weeks ago, Jim Miller reported that ESPN would replace Chris Berman with a trio of studio hosts: Trey Wingo, Suzy Kolber and Samantha Ponder. On Thursday, ESPN finally confirmed the news, announcing that Kolber will host Monday Night Countdown, Ponder will lead Sunday NFL Countdown and Wingo..." March 23

  • Torrey Smith: Kaepernick better than some QBs with jobs

    NFL.com "Torrey Smith was able to escape what he called two "terrible" seasons with the 49ers and land a job with the Philadelphia Eagles fairly quickly in free agency. His former teammate, quarterback Colin Kaepernick, has not been so lucky. On his Twitter page Wednesday, Smith voiced his opinion on..." March 23

  • Connor Barwin: Eagles wanted me to take 'very drastic pay cut'

    CSN Philly "Even after he had already said publicly that he'd take a pay cut, when the Eagles cut Connor Barwin on March 9 it wasn't a surprise. Barwin's production had dropped and he was set to have a cap hit of over $8 million and the Eagles saved almost all of that space by releasing him. Appearing..." March 23

  • Still All Love For Torrey Smith In Baltimore Even Though He's An Eagle Now

    BaltimoreRavens.com "Torrey Smith was driving around Baltimore when he got the call two weeks ago that he’d been joining the Philadelphia Eagles. The former Ravens receiver was released by the San Francisco 49ers this offseason, and there were reports that he was considering a return to the team that drafted him in..." March 20

  • Eagles' Carson Wentz will be under pressure to help Alshon Jeffery get his next contract

    Newark Star-Ledger "Whether or not receiver Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith took below market value to come to Philadelphia and play for the Eagles might never truly be known. What is crystal clear, however, is that they feel they did -- and they took that discount to come play with quarterback Carson Wentz...." March 20

  • Is Eagles' Howie Roseman planning another big trade?

    Newark Star-Ledger "What was LSU running back Leonard Fournette doing at the NovaCare Complex, Friday afternoon? Fournette, according to one top personnel man in the league, is arguably the best player in the 2017 NFL Draft, not just the best running back, the best player in the draft. Several other personnel..." March 19

  • Nick Foles gets $7 million guaranteed within five days of signing

    Pro Football Talk "Some may call it a financial apology. Two years after the Eagles abruptly dumped Nick Foles onto the Rams, and despite a couple of rough seasons in St. Louis and Kansas City, the Eagles have given Foles a solid contract to return as the backup to Carson Wentz. Per a source with knowledge of..." March 18

  • Slim pickings remain in free agency

    Pro Football Talk "There aren’t many big moves left to make in free agency. Sure, there’s still the question of whether our No. 1 free agent, Le’Veon Bell, will sign a long-term deal in Pittsburgh or play this season on the franchise tag. And there are big names out there like Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles and..." March 18

  • Dalvin Cook visited Eagles

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles added a pair of wide receivers as free agents and they turned their attention to another offensive position with a pre-draft visit this week. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that Florida State running back Dalvin Cook was in Philadelphia to visit with the Eagles this week. Cook..." March 17

  • Nick Foles glad to be back in town that sometimes booed him

    Philly.com "Nick Foles misses the Philadelphia boos. "I have nothing but great things to say about the city, the fans," Foles said Thursday. "I miss running out at the Linc and being a part of that on game day. Crazy enough, you miss the boos from time to time. I laugh just thinking about playing and..." March 17

  • Could Christian McCaffrey be a Real Option For Eagles at 14?

    CSN Philly "For months, it seems like Dalvin Cook has been many fans' choice for the Eagles in the first round of the draft. Once Sidney Jones, considered by many to be the top corner in the draft, blew out his Achilles, it seemed like the love for Cook only grew. But what if the Birds take a..." March 16

  • Terrell Owens reveals the incident with Donovan McNabb that sparked their ‘feud’

    Fox Sports "Terrell Owens joined Wednesday's episode of Undisputed to discuss his issues with the Hall of Fame voting process, the perception that he's a bad teammate, and his history of problems with various franchises throughout his career. In a conversation with Skip Bayless that got contentious at..." March 16

  • Seahawks, Jets & Eagles Interested In Free Agent CB Marcus Cromartie

    NFL Trade Rumors "Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports that free agent CB Marcus Cromartie is drawing interest from the Seahawks, Jets and Eagles. This comes after Cromartie visited with the Lions this past weekend. Cromartie, 26, originally signed on with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent out of..." March 15

  • Chiefs to sign Bennie Logan to one-year deal

    Fanrag Sports "According to multiple reports from Jason Ashworth and Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Kansas City Chiefs have signed veteran defensive tackle Bennie Logan to a one-year deal for the upcoming 2017-2018 season. The two sides secured a visit on Monday afternoon while it appears that Logan will be coming..." March 13

  • Daniel requests release from Eagles after Foles signing

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles have signed quarterback Nick Foles to a two-year deal to back up Carson Wentz, which appears to leave Chase Daniel without a spot on the team’s roster. Daniel has drawn that conclusion as well and he’s asked the Eagles to let him seek a job with another team. Daniel told Howard Eskin..." March 13

  • Eagles give Agholor's jersey number to Jeffery

    CBS Philly "The Eagles have announced some new jersey numbers. Nelson Agholor’s No. 17 jersey will now be worn by new Eagles wide receiver, Alshon Jeffery. Agholor will now wear No. 13. Agholor, 23, has struggled in his first two seasons as an Eagle. He was the team’s 20th overall pick in the 2015..." March 13

  • Nick Foles returning to Eagles on two-year deal

    ESPN "Former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Nick Foles is returning to the Philadelphia Eagles on a two-year deal, the team announced Monday. Foles will serve as the backup to second-year starter Carson Wentz. The Chiefs declined Foles' option on Thursday, making him a free agent. Foles, who..." March 13

  • Eagles reportedly offered a Pro Bowler and draft picks to Saints for Brandin Cooks

    CBS Sports "When the Saints dealt Brandin Cooks to the Patriots on Friday, they got a nice return in the form of a first-round pick. As it turns out though, that wasn’t the only generous offer that came their way for the speedy receiver. According to Pro Football Talk, the Saints also got an intriguing..." March 12

  • One-year, $1.51 million contract for Chance Warmack

    Pro Football Talk "Four years ago, Alabama guard Chance Warmack entered the NFL via the top 10 of the draft, playing for a Titans team with a pair of Hall of Fame offensive linemen on the coaching staff. Now, the Titans have moved on, and Warmack will try to position himself for a bigger payday with a one-year..." March 10

  • Eagles announce 3-year deal with Stefen Wisniewski

    247 Sports "The Philadelphia Eagles continued to add depth to their offensive line, announcing a three-year deal with Penn State graduate Stefen Wisniewski. Wisniewski's deal is for three years and $9 million, with incentives up to $15 million. Wisniewski played all 16 games with the Eagles last..." March 10

  • Eagles bring back Najee Goode

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles added a free agent from outside the organization on Thursday by signing wide receiver Torrey Smith and they’ve also held onto one of their own players. The team announced that linebacker Najee Goode will remain in Philadelphia on a one-year deal. Goode was set to become a free agent..." March 09

  • Eagles sign Alshon Jeffery

    Newark Star-Ledger "In two moves Thursday, the Eagles dramatically made over one of the league's most inconsistent wide receiving corps. The Eagles signed arguably the top free agent wide receiver available on the open market, Alshon Jeffery, according to Josina Anderson of ESPN just hours after signing Torrey..." March 09

  • Alshon Jeffery leaning towards signing with the Eagles

    Sportsnaut "The Philadelphia Eagles are in desperate need for wide receiver help. That much is already known after what we saw from this unit during Carson Wentz’s rookie season last year. The likes of Jordan Matthews and Nelson Agholor failed to take that next step. In fact, one could say the two..." March 09

  • Colts, Eagles making ‘strong push’ to sign Alshon Jeffery

    Larry Brown Sports "Alshon Jeffery is reportedly receiving interest from several teams on the free agent market, and the Indianapolis Colts and Philadelphia Eagles may be leading the charge. While Jeffery has had talks with the Chicago Bears about returning, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that both the Eagles..." March 09

  • Eagles To Sign Torrey Smith

    Pro Football Rumors "The Eagles have landed Torrey Smith. The veteran wide receiver will get a three-year, $15MM deal, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com (on Twitter). The Ravens were said to be nearing a deal to bring Smith back to Baltimore. Apparently, that fell through. Now, the Eagles have added Smith as..." March 09

  • Eagles release Connor Barwin

    Philly Voice "The Philadelphia Eagles have released starting defensive end Connor Barwin, who originally signed with the team in 2013. Barwin was a fixture of the Eagles' defense over the last four years, compiling the following stats: Throughout the Chip Kelly era, Barwin was one of the most valuable..." March 09

  • Ravens, Eagles most likely landing spots for Torrey Smith

    Larry Brown Sports "Wide receiver Torrey Smith may be returning to some familiar stomping grounds. CBS Sports’s Jason La Canfora tweeted Wednesday that the Baltimore Ravens and Philadelphia Eagles are the two most likely landing spots for Smith. Smith started his career in Baltimore and posted his best seasons..." March 08

  • Eagles pursuing Texans CB AJ Bouye, source says

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Eagles have interest in Houston Texans free-agent cornerback A.J. Bouye, a person with knowledge of the team's personnel plans told NJ Advance Media. The person, who was not authorized to speak, requested anonymity. NFL teams were allowed to start contacting Bouye's representation at..." March 07

  • Will the Eagles pay Jordan Matthews? The decision will impact their free-agent plans

    Philly.com "There’s an under-the-radar factor that will impact how the Eagles approach this year’s free-agent market, which begins in earnest on Tuesday, when teams and agents are allowed to start touching base in advance of the official start of the signing period, which arrives Thursday. What is Jordan..." March 07

  • Terrelle Pryor Drawing Interest From Giants, 49ers, Eagles, Titans

    Pro Football Rumors "Terrelle Pryor is days away from free agency and, as expected, he’ll have a healthy market for his services. The wide receiver is drawing interest from the Giants, 49ers, Eagles, and Titans on the eve of the legal tampering period, sources tell Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com. More teams could get..." March 06

  • Eagles re-sign Jaylen Watkins, tender Trey Burton as RFA

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles took care of some housekeeping with a pair of their own free agents ahead of the start of the new league year. The team announced that they have signed safety Jaylen Watkins to a one-year contract. Watkins was set for exclusive rights free agency, which meant the Eagles held onto him..." March 05

  • Eagles give Allen Barbre permission to seek trade

    Philly Voice "About six weeks ago, PhillyVoice reported that the Eagles planned on freeing up significant cap space this offseason. Within that piece, we reported that Allen Barbre's job (somewhat surprisingly) was not safe. OL Allen Barbre: $2,100,000 savings if cut or traded. In addition to Kelce, we..." March 04