Eagles Take A Surprise In Louisville LB Marcus SmithThe 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.
The Eagles Would Be Landing A Gem In Odell BeckhamAmid the eye of the NFL Draft glitz machine sits Odell Beckham Jr. in a busy airport getting ready to leave for New York. As his new world swirls around him, the klieg lights being arranged and limo reservations made for Radio City Music Hall, Beckham Jr. seems unfazed by it all.
Fletcher Cox Feels Good Steps Are AheadA momentary smile flashed across the face of Fletcher Cox at the thought: Being in the same defense for another year.
Bennie Logan Looks To Improve On Strong Rookie SeasonHe made an impact. There was no doubt about that. Once the Eagles inserted Bennie Logan in at nose guard, the team’s overall defense improved, sured up by the quick, explosive third-round draft pick out of LSU.
Evan Mathis Concludes Best SeasonEvan Mathis thinks in absolutes. He doesn’t do conjecture and he rarely looks at the past. Mathis feels that attitude has kept him grounded, kept him always looking to do more. The Eagles left guard has been one of the best at his position for the last three years now.
The Annual FCS Awards Bring In The LegendsIf there wasn’t a Division I-AA level, or what today is called the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), who knows where Walter Payton, Jerry Rice and Buck Buchanan would have wound up.
Why The Eagles Will Make The PlayoffsWho 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.
St. Joe's Prep Makes History With First Title Since 2005 They know all of the steps. They’re deeply ingrained, beginning way back what seems like light years ago in August, before anyone puts their shoulder pads and helmets on.
A Bold Game-By-Game Look At The Eagles’ 2013 SeasonThe following is a bold, somewhat irreverent dissection of Chip Kelly’s first season.
Kyle Shurmur Takes Over At La SalleFor the first time this season, the 6-foot-4, 210-pound junior will be a starting high school varsity quarterback.
NFL Refs Assure Kelly’s Offense Won’t Be SlowedIt looks as if Chip Kelly’s offense will be able to perform at the light-speed pace the first-year Eagles’ coach expects, according to NFL referee Scott Green, who spoke to the media Friday at the NovaCare Complex about ball placement and game speed.
Brandon Boykin Is Looking ImpressiveBoykin, the 5-foot-10, 185-pound fourth-round pick in 2012, has a chance to be an impact player for the Eagles in his second season.
Rookie Earl Wolff Ready To Be Eagles’ Secondary EnforcerEagles’ training camp is a week old under Chip Kelly and there’s been one constant every day after the final whistle blows ending practice: That’s rookie fifth-round draft pick Earl Wolff taking extra reps, catching passes, honing footwork, sharpening technique.
Chip Kelly Likes What He Sees From His QuarterbacksChip Kelly completed his first full day of training camp with a full Eagles squad, and as predicted going in, all eyes were on quarterbacks Michael Vick, Nick Foles and Matt Barkley.