Matt Barkley RUMORS & NEWS

  • Barkley suddenly thrust into backup role for Eagles

    CSN Philly "Matt Barkley is dying to show everybody how far he’s come in the past year, since a couple ill-fated relief outings last year as a rookie. He hopes he doesn’t get the chance. Barkley, a fourth-round pick from USC last year, moves up from the Eagles’ No. 3 quarterback to No. 2 now that Nick..." November 06

  • Texans 'targeted' Matt Barkley before Ryan Mallett trade

    CBSSports.com "The Patriots and Texans finally ended the most boring game of chicken we've seen a while, with New England dealing backup quarterback Ryan Mallett to the quarterback-starved Texans, where Mallett will work with his old offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien. But according to 790 Sports Talk's Lance..." September 06

  • Eagles Barkley's arm strength a concern

    Philly.com "Matt Barkley's arm strength is a major concern. He attempted to throw an out route that needed to be driven in there, and his pass lacked any kind of velocity at all. It had far too much air under it, and Curtis Marsh was able to jump in front of the intended receiver for an INT. I don't want to..." June 21

  • Eagles QB Matt Barkley befuddled by Richie Incognito hazing tweet

    CBSSports.com "The Miami Dolpins lifted the suspension of Richie Incognito on Tuesday, so you're probably wondering, what does a guy like Incognito do on his first day of freedom? The answer to that question is easy: joke about hazing on Twitter and completely confuse Eagles third-string quarterback Matt Barkley..." February 05

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    Geoff Mosher @GeoffMosherCSN

    Chip Kelly says Foles still QB1, Barkley still QB2. Vick getting better but no 7-on-7 or full team reps.

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    Geoff Mosher @GeoffMosherCSN

    Reps at practice today will be split between Matt Barkley and Nick Foles.

  • Immobile Michael Vick pulled in 2nd quarter, Barkley in at QB

    Rotoworld "Michael Vick was removed from Sunday's Week 8 game against the Giants in the second quarter. Vick was extremely immobile from the opening snap, suggesting that his hamstring wasn't even near the 80 percent he said it was. Then, on his lone scramble of the game, he appeared to aggravate his pull. " October 27

  • Matt Barkley takes over at QB for Eagles, Nick Foles out

    CBSSports.com "When Michael Vick was ruled inactive before Sunday's Week 6 game against the Cowboys it was notable that Nick Foles' only "real" backup was Matt Barkley. Now that Foles has been ruled out with a head injury it's really notable. Barkley's first drive under center didn't go so hot as the former..." October 20

  • Taking on new role, Barkley shows good and bad

    CSN Philly "He’s 6-foot-2 227 pounds. Big enough that he’s hard to miss. He was a famous quarterback when he was 15 years old. By 21 he was a star in a city known for them. And yet he’s been almost invisible over the last few months. It has not been a banner training camp for Matt Barkley so far. The..." August 10

  • Barkley stuck on third string for now

    Philly.com "The only certainty of Matt Barkley's football career has been that he would start at quarterback. Not on Friday. For the first time in Barkley's career - a span that includes four years at Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana Calif. and four seasons at Southern California - Barkley will come off the..." August 07

  • The pressure (or lack thereof) of being Barkley

    CSN Philly "A few weeks before he got married, and more than a month before the start of training camp, Matt Barkley walked into a small room at the NovaCare Complex. It was June. Most of the other players had long since fled the area for various offseason activities, but Barkley and the rest of the rookies..." July 17

  • Eagles sign Barkley to four-year contract

    Courier-Post "Matt Barkley signed a four-year contract with the Eagles Thursday, earning as much as $10 million less than he would have if he had left Southern Cal after his junior season. That leaves first-round pick Lane Johnson, who was taken fourth overall, as the only unsigned Eagles draft..." June 15