Asked if anyone was similar to Johnson, Eagles coach Chip Kelly quipped; “In this world? No.”
Nate Allen says Chip Kelly’s focus on sports science and health is keeping the team strong.
The Eagles defense swarmed all over the Arizona offense for five sacks and three turnovers, then hung on for the 24-21 victory.
Who knew this was going to happen? Not many. Back in July, there were some that had suspicions the Eagles could be a 7- or 8-win team, but no one was predicting playoffs for a team that needed time to coalesce and heal in recovering from a feckless 4-12 season last year.
Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis knows what he’s facing, and what people are saying, and the team is using it as motivation.
Andy Reid comes back to town to face his old team and Chip Kelly acknowledges that Reid is familiar with the current roster. Franchise QB Donovan McNabb will see his jersey retired this tomorrow and Eagles fans everywhere will embrace the end of an era and look forward to the next.
The ever-revolving switching and moving players continues for the Eagles. This time, Andy Reid said he was committed to play Colt Anderson at strong safety in place of Nate Allen for the Eagles’ game on Sunday against the Washington Redskins.
Nate Allen and the Eagles defense are preparing for their first look at rookie Redskins QB RG III.
The Philadelphia Eagles could have some depth concerns at linebacker and on the defensive line, but look pretty healthy overall leading in to the 2012 NFL season opener.
Philadelphia cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha was evaluated for a concussion after colliding with teammate Nate Allen during a training-camp session Monday.
The Eagles are in the midst of what many believe is the toughest portion of training camp.
The Eagles held their first full squad workout at Lehigh Thursday afternoon.
Nate Allen joins Lesley Van Arsdall at Chickie’s and Pete’s for this segment of Lunch With Lesley.
Rookie Jaiquawn Jarrett is expected to get his first NFL start in place of Allen, and King Dunlap will replace Mathis on the offensive line.
Eagles head coach Andy Reid at his day-after-the-game press conference says it was a case of making too many mistakes.