The Chiefs pick may have seemed somewhat harmless from a fan perspective, but inside the Eagles war room there was some angst.
DeSean Jackson was released by the Eagles on March 28th. Once the angry mob subsided, conventional wisdom dictated that the Eagles will draft a receiver with the 22nd overall pick to replace the 27 year-old Pro Bowler.
On Monday the Eagles finally broke their month-long silence after releasing DeSean Jackson on March 28th. Chip Kelly and Howie Roseman explained the move was purely a “football decision”, and Eagles general manager Roseman joined Angelo Cataldi and the WIP Morning Show to discuss the matter further.
Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and general manager Howie Roseman maintained the same “safe speak” mode as their head coach, Chip Kelly, on Monday in explaining why the Eagles cut Pro Bowl receiver DeSean Jackson, after a career-best season.
What you’re about to read is not an endorsement of trading DeSean Jackson. This is not something I’m campaigning for.
When NFL free agency arrives, the Philadelphia Eagles should be one of the most aggressive teams in the league.
The Eagles are either very close, or not close at all, to finding a way to part with wide receiver DeSean Jackson before next season, depending on who you talk to.
The Eagles made a big commitment to center Jason Kelce when they gave him a six-year, $37.5 million contract extension. The dollars and years were an obvious factor in keeping Kelce in Philadelphia, but it wasn’t the only reason. The coach, and the front office, have impressed Kelce as well.
Howie Roseman says that the Eagles cannot offer Michael Vick the starting job he wants.
Nate Allen says Chip Kelly’s focus on sports science and health is keeping the team strong.
Even though the Cleveland Bronws surprised everyone and won their last game in shootout fashion against the Vikings, it’s still widely believed they’re planning for the future. The first shoe to drop was obviously their trade of Trent Richardson to the Colts in exchange for a 2014 first round pick.
Drafting a guard in the first round is usually a pretty sure bet. When the Eagles selected Danny Watkins out of Baylor in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft, they thought they were getting a player who could be an important part of the Eagles offensive line for years to come.
General Manager Howie Roseman says the team may not be done making roster moves before the season opener.
The Eagles went through their first training camp workout at Lincoln Financial Field, and Jeremy Maclin was forced into the role of spectator.
More than 65,000 tickets were distributed for practice, and nearly half the people showed up. The estimated crowd of 30,000 was a club record for practice.