The Eagles were dealt a 53-20 pounding by the Packers Sunday afternoon in Lambeau Field that really was not as close as the final score would indicate. With the loss, the Eagles fell to 2-3 away from Lincoln Financial Field, and Chip Kelly now has plenty he and his staff can work on before returning to the field next week at home.
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Chris Polk talks about the Eagles’ early struggles at the goal-line, admits he wanted the ball.
The Philadelphia Eagles get ready to return home in a primetime match-up next Monday night against the Carolina Panthers. After winning a game in Houston, the Eagles sit alone in first place in the NFC East, but the struggling Panthers hope to play a bit of a spoiler role.
A week after letting a win slip through their hands in Arizona, the Philadelphia Eagles were back on the road on Sunday to take on the Houston Texans. This week the Eagles never let a lead escape them for long and the Birds never once trailed in the game against the Texans.
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Eagles running back Chris Polk talked to KYW about his controversial carry late in Sunday’s game, among other topics.
Chip Kelly defends his 5-2 Eagles after their devastating loss on Sunday.
As the Philadelphia Eagles head back to work this Sunday in Arizona, they will do so with the possibility of the offensive line getting a bit stronger. It is unknown whether or not running back Darren Sproles or linebacker Mychal Kendricks will be available this weekend. Both players are listed are questionable for Sunday’s afternoon game against the Arizona Cardinals out west.
When the Eagles head to Arizona they will do so chasing the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC East and jostling with the Cardinals for potential playoff positioning. As the season progresses, the importance of each game will continue to rise. Kelly sounds ready for that challenge. It’s back to business for the Eagles.
The Philadelphia Eagles will be without one starting linebacker Sunday night against the New York Giants at Lincoln Financial Field. They could be without two. Mychal Kendricks will miss his fourth straight game and DeMeco Ryans is officially listed as questionable for the Sunday night NFC East battle.
It is going to be tough to digest this loss for Eagles fans. After the special teams scored twice and the defense added another touchdown, the Eagles only needed their offense to reach the end zone once. Normally this is a given for a Chip Kelly offense, but that was not the case on Sunday.
Nobody ever said winning is supposed to be easy, especially in division play. That has been true for the Eagles and Washington for a long time and continued to be the case on Sunday afternoon.
The Eagles had to shuffle the offensive line this week following a couple of injuries on the line in the season opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Right tackle Lane Johnson continues to serve his suspension for another three games, including Monday night, but the Eagles also lost reserve lineman Allen Barbre (broken leg). Starting left guard Evan Mathis (knee) is out of action until at least Week 10. The concerns on the line will continue this week with Matt Tobin having to sit out of practices this week due to an ankle injury.