Here are five players to keep your eye on in the Eagles’ preseason opener.
Marcus Smith’s first NFL game on Friday night will be the first one he has ever attended.
The Eagles have plenty of work to do before their season opener on September 7th, but the work began with the team’s organized team activities.
Many of the rookies are expected to make an immediate impact, but players such as fourth round draft choice Jaylen Watkins knows there is plenty of work to be done before the veterans arrive next week.
A crowd of 41,959 was on its feet as native son, Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels took the field, giving his a long standing ovation that Trout later said gave him “chills.”
The Eagles addressed some needs during the three-day NFL Draft, staying true to coach Chip Kelly’s mantra of versatility.
On Friday, the 6-foot-3, 252-pound linebacker stood patiently behind a podium, introduced as the Eagles’ first-round draft pick. The whirlwind continues for Smith, who you couldn’t help but sense can’t wait to see what he can do in the NFL.
Marcus Smith looked like he was done. The Hardaway High offensive line had been holding up well that night against Upson Lee, when they suffered a breakdown—and left their quarterback, Smith, out in no-man’s land with three defenders closing fast.
The NFL Draft is a yearly exercise in hype, panic and, if we’re being honest, ignorance.
The Chiefs pick may have seemed somewhat harmless from a fan perspective, but inside the Eagles war room there was some angst.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – After trading the 22nd pick in the NFL draft to Cleveland for the 26th pick and their third round pick, the Eagles shocked everyone calling a name many fans hadn’t even heard […]
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Experts are split on the Eagles selection of Marcus Smith.
The Eagles made a somewhat shocking move and selected Louisville linebacker Marcus Smith with the 26th overall pick, which the Eagles obtained from the Cleveland Browns, along with the 83 rd overall pick in the third round.