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  1. No, the Eagles Should Not Trade Nick Foles Now

    Aug 20, 2013, 2:20 PM EDT

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    You may have heard the chatter on talk radio or in some shallow corner of the internet. Rich Hoffman wrote what I’m sure is a thoughtful piece (behind a subscriber wall) on the topic today for the Daily News. Since Nick Foles failed to overtake Michael Vick in the Eagles’ quarterback competition, the team should…

  2. Vick Has 13th-Best Odds to Win NFL MVP This Season

    Aug 20, 2013, 1:01 PM EDT

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    From wide-open quarterback competition to most valuable player in the NFL? You can bet on it. Literally, you can. Maybe it’s only coincidence (probably not), but not long after Chip Kelly named Michael Vick the Eagles’ starting quarterback, his odds on winning some serious hardware improved rather suddenly. In fact, only 12 players are getting…

  3. Recommended Reading: Chip Kelly and the Eagles’ Paint-By-Numbers Offense

    Aug 13, 2013, 3:34 PM EDT

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    We have another brilliant read about the Chip Kelly offense today, this time by Sheil Kapadia over at Birds 24/7. Sheil’s piece breaks down one play the Eagles used to score two touchdowns in their preseason encounter against the Patriots. Don’t remember the Eagles using the same play to score twice? That’s because one time…

  4. Earl Wolff Runs with First-Team Defense, Clay Harbor Trying Out Wide Receiver

    Aug 12, 2013, 2:45 PM EDT

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    The other shoe finally dropped after Nate Allen’s rough outing in the preseason opener. According to reports out of the NovaCare Complex, the fourth-year safety was replaced in the defense’s top pairing at practice on Monday by rookie Earl Wolff. Wolff being elevated to the first string at this stage in camp is big news,…

  5. First One in the Books: Patriots Clip Eagles in Chip’s NFL Debut

    Aug 10, 2013, 12:16 AM EDT

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    In many respects the Eagles’ first preseason game under head coach Chip Kelly probably met a lot of expectations. Philly’s offense was potent, be it by quick strike or methodical march. The defense on the other hand is still a work in progress. And not surprisingly, an opponent that’s reached the playoffs nine times in…

  6. Final Thoughts Heading into Eagles’ First Preseason Game

    Aug 9, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT

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    Like many fans I’m sure, this is the most excited I can remember being for a preseason game EVER. Some might say 2004, the year Terrell Owens arrived and the Eagles had already punched their ticket for the Super Bowl in March. It could have been ’99, Andy Reid’s and Donovan McNabb’s first year in…

  7. Caption This: Andy Reid Photographed Exiting Bathroom at Chiefs Camp

    Aug 9, 2013, 4:20 PM EDT

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    The Chip Kelly era kicks off tonight at 7:30 p.m., so here’s a picture of Andy Reid walking out of the john. I have absolutely no idea what compelled USA Today photographer Jon Rieger to take this picture, but the caption is just so matter of fact about it: Jul 27, 2013; St. Joseph, MO,…

  8. Chip Kelly Is a Hip-Hop Head, Says Shady McCoy

    Aug 9, 2013, 1:20 PM EDT

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    Every journalist covering the Eagles had an opinion on Chip Kelly blasting music during OTA practices and at training camp over at the NovaCare Complex in South Philadelphia. Most of them seemed to hate the song selections. But without the power of Shazam on their smartphones most of them would have had no idea what…

  9. The Evster Gives Chip Kelly Some Tips Before his Debut

    Aug 9, 2013, 10:06 AM EDT

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    Hi Chip. Big game Friday night. Well, not really. It’s just preseason, it doesn’t really matter, and in the grand scheme of things (and in the grand scheme of the world), this is probably one of the least mattering events of all time. Unfortunately, you coach in a town filled with raging lunatics, so it…

  10. Vick to Start Preseason Week 1, Foles Gets the Nod in Week 2

    Aug 8, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT

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    Somehow this was even more anti-climactic than I was expecting. The news that Michael Vick will start the Eagles’ first preseason game on Friday would not have meant much, because it wouldn’t necessarily be an indication he was going to start the regular season opener in Washington, or that he even owned a significant lead…

  11. Quotable: Bill Belichick Calls Chip Kelly Innovative, Creative

    Aug 7, 2013, 3:31 PM EDT

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    We’re a day late on this one but I just got around to reading Reuben Frank’s article about Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick having a ton of respect for Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach Chip Kelly and the job he’s done in the past. The pair have obviously spent some time together prior to Kelly joining…

  12. So What Exactly Did Riley Cooper Do During His Excused Absence?

    Aug 6, 2013, 6:51 PM EDT

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    I think everybody was a little surprised to hear Riley Cooper was already returning to practice on Tuesday, at least people outside the Philadelphia Eagles organization. Cooper was excused from training camp last Friday so he could “seek counseling” after video surfaced of the wide receiver using a racial slur during an alcohol-fueled tirade. The…

  13. Eagles Release Unofficial Depth Chart – WHO’S THE STARTING QB?!?!

    Aug 5, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT

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    Whoever is responsible for this version of the Eagles’ depth chart, which is posted on the team’s web site but honestly means next to nothing, totally copped out when they got down to quarterback. And the first-team signal caller is…? 7 Michael Vick/9 Nick Foles. Still no hint on who will start the first preseason…

  14. Chip Kelly Says He Never Even Considered Cutting Riley Cooper

    Aug 2, 2013, 2:45 PM EDT

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    A lot of the chatter on sports talk radio, the Internet, on Twitter, etc surrounding the fallout from Riley Cooper’s use of a racial slur has focused on whether or not the Philadelphia Eagles should simply cut ties with the now controversial receiver. Today, Chip Kelly put that speculation to rest by stating he never…

  15. Bird Droppings: Controversies and Non-Controversies at Eagles Training Camp

    Aug 1, 2013, 3:05 PM EDT

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    Perhaps the most overblown story of the offseason so far is about the NFL’s V.P. of officiating coming down on up-tempo offenses like what the Eagles plan to run under Chip Kelly this season. Let’s hear what he has to say: “We have to make sure teams understand that they don’t control the tempo, our…

  16. Observations and Practice Notes from Week One at Eagles Training Camp

    Jul 30, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

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    When Chip Kelly says the depth chart is written in sand, that every player on the Eagles’ roster must compete for their spot on a daily basis, he’s not kidding. There are few positions where it’s obvious who will be the starter come September 9 in Washington based on practice reps. LeSean McCoy is the…

  17. Eagles Practice at the Linc Not a Smash Hit, but Still a Success

    Jul 29, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT

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    For being Chip Kelly’s first full-contact practice, there wasn’t much hitting going on at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday. In fact, there wasn’t any tackling at all. Other than the players wearing pads for the first time this summer, and the bells and whistles that only a stadium experience can offer, this practice wasn’t very…

  18. Eagles Need Not Look Outside the Organization to Replace Jeremy Maclin

    Jul 28, 2013, 4:15 PM EDT

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    Given the terrible luck that’s befallen Jeremy Maclin, it’s not surprising many fans and some in the media immediately looked to the pool of free agents or racked their brains over potential trades to unearth a solution for the sudden void that was created in the Eagles’ offense. The simple fact of the matter is…

  19. Jeremy Maclin Tears ACL, Likely Out for the Season

    Jul 27, 2013, 6:45 PM EDT

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    What a terrible break for the Eagles and Jeremy Maclin. The fifth-year wide receiver had just slipped past the secondary and hauled in a picture-perfect deep pass at practice on Saturday, then the next thing you know he was laying on the grass in a heap. The news, predictably, was not good. Maclin reportedly has…

  20. Jason Peters Guarantees Eagles Win More Than Four Games This Season

    Jul 27, 2013, 10:45 AM EDT

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    In 2011 it was Dream Team. In 2012, Dynasty. This year the Eagles’ rallying cry is… more than four wins? Hooray? Okay, maybe not, but Jason Peters set the bar a lot lower than some of his predecessors, or even teammate Isaac Sopoaga, who claimed the Birds were going to “shock the world” after signing…

  21. Tight Ends Coach Ted Williams: Eagles’ Offense Will Look Like Oregon

    Jul 25, 2013, 4:30 PM EDT

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    The full 90-man roster has reported to training camp in Philadelphia, which means preparation for the 2013 season is about to begin in earnest for the Eagles. Before veterans started rolling into the NovaCare Complex on Thursday though, assistant coaches were made available to speak to the media in the morning, and there will no…

  22. Crazy Michael Irvin Says Chip Kelly Would Be ‘Crazy’ Not to Start Mike Vick

    Jul 25, 2013, 12:41 PM EDT

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    The first 60 seconds of this video on NFL.com are borderline incomprehensible. Michael Irvin, in assessing the Eagles’ quarterback battle– Hey, you know what? I’m just going to type his words verbatim. You see if you can make heads or tails of this. Question posed: Michael, is it an upset here if Nick Foles wins…

  23. Pulling Back the Curtain on Eagles Sports Science Coordinator Shaun Huls

    Jul 24, 2013, 2:35 PM EDT

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    When Chip Kelly introduced his coaching staff back in February, we saw the newly created position of sports science coordinator and wondered what exactly Shaun Huls does. Is that a glorified strength and conditioning coach? Is he the one responsible for the smoothies? Sadly, Chip offered little in the way of insight, and Huls’ role…

  24. Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Safety

    Jul 18, 2013, 2:30 PM EDT

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    We pick up our training camp preview at safety, where it appears the Eagles have an even more wide-open competition than at quarterback. It’s anybody’s guess who will be starting come Week 1. [ Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Quarterback | Running Back | Wide Receiver | Tight End | Offensive Line Defensive…

  25. Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Cornerback

    Jul 17, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

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    We pick up our training camp preview at cornerback, where despite the “losses” of Nnamdi Asomugha and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, the Eagles look as though they might be improved and even somewhat deep. [ Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Quarterback | Running Back | Wide Receiver | Tight End | Offensive Line Defensive Line…