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  1. Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Linebackers

    Jul 16, 2013, 2:30 PM EDT

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    We pick up our training camp preview at linebacker. With the Eagles widely expected to transition to a 3-4 defense of sorts under Chip Kelly and defensive coordinator Billy Davis, every linebacker position on the field has new responsibilities. [ Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Quarterback | Running Back | Wide Receiver |…

  2. Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Defensive Line

    Jul 15, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

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    We pick up our training camp preview on the other side of the ball, where Chip Kelly selected long-time NFL assistant Billy Davis to be the defensive coordinator, and the Eagles are widely expected to transition to a 3-4 defense of sorts. Up first we examine the defensive line, an area of great change with…

  3. Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Offensive Line

    Jul 12, 2013, 2:55 PM EDT

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    We continue our training camp preview by breaking down the Eagles at offensive line, which is primed to go from rags to riches with three starters returning from injury and the fourth-overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft joining the unit. [ Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Quarterback | Running Back | Wide…

  4. Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Tight End

    Jul 11, 2013, 2:45 PM EDT

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    We continue our training camp preview by breaking down the Eagles at the tight end position, which figures to be a much more prominent part of the offense under Chip Kelly. [ Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Quarterback | Running Back | Wide Receiver | Offensive Line Defensive Line | Linebackers | Cornerback…

  5. Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Wide Receiver

    Jul 10, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT

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    We continue our training camp preview by examining the Eagles’ wide receivers, where several high-profile players are fighting for jobs, and all of them are trying to find their way in a new offense. [ Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Quarterback | Running Back | Tight End | Offensive Line Defensive Line | Linebackers…

  6. Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Running Back

    Jul 9, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

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    We continue our training camp preview by examining the Eagles’ running backs, who figure to get far more work under Chip Kelly than they ever did under Andy Reid. [ Five Tough Questions for Eagles Training Camp: Quarterback | Wide Receiver | Tight End | Offensive Line Defensive Line | Linebackers | Cornerback | Safety ]…

  7. What Exactly Did Chip Kelly Do to Warrant NCAA Sanctions? Not Much

    Jun 27, 2013, 3:45 PM EDT

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    You no doubt have heard by now that the NCAA levied sanctions against the University of Oregon football program over recruiting violations between 2008 and 2011. You no doubt have heard this because the big story from the ruling locally was Eagles head coach Chip Kelly is prevented from returning to the Ducks or college…

  8. Spencer Hawes Is Not Happy with This Morning’s Ruling, Calls it ‘a Joke’

    Jun 26, 2013, 12:45 PM EDT

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    That’s right, Oregon will lose three total scholarships over the next three years and Chip Kelly was hit with a show-cause penalty, which semi-bans him — but only kind of — from college football for the next 18 months. It’s serious stuff. Geoff Mosher has more on the sanctions here, and according to the Oregonian…

  9. DeSean Jackson Talks About QB Competition, People Care For Some Reason

    Jun 12, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT

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    Today’s Eagles non-controversy: add DeSean Jackson to the list of players who believe it’s important for Chip Kelly to name a starting quarterback ahead of training camp. That puts the list at two and counting. DeSean was grilled about the Birds’ QB competition during an interview on the NFL Network on Tuesday. When pressed about…

  10. Chip Kelly, Andy Reid among Highest-Paid Coaches in American Sports

    May 29, 2013, 2:56 PM EDT

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    Chip Kelly had seemingly taken himself out of the running for the Eagles’ head coaching job on January 5, so what made him change his mind 10 days later? We may never know the whole truth, but the money sure couldn’t have hurt. The organization would go on to make Kelly the ninth highest-paid coach…

  11. The Philadelphia Eagles and the Mystery of the Unofficial Depth Chart

    May 22, 2013, 3:29 PM EDT

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    Chip Kelly maintains his quarterback competition is truly open, that there’s no one or two on the depth chart, but a photo of a document that was floating around the Internet on Wednesday says different. A reader of the popular blog Bleeding Green Nation attended the 2013 Philadelphia Eagles Academy for Men over the weekend,…

  12. DeSean Jackson at Running Back? ‘Almost Guaranteed’

    May 16, 2013, 4:48 PM EDT

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    Mad scientist and head football coach of the Eagles Chip Kelly is experimenting with his personnel in all sorts of different roles. Jeremy Maclin is getting a closer look at punt returner. Trent Cole and Brandon Graham translate to outside linebackers in a 3-4 defense. But Maclin has returned punts before, while Cole and Graham’s…

  13. Five Reasons the Eagles Might Be Successful in 2013

    May 14, 2013, 10:29 AM EDT

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    For the first time since Chip Kelly came to Philadelphia, we were provided an actual glimpse into what the Eagles will be like under a new head coach on Monday. It will be a few months yet before we can get a read on what direction the team is heading – and as long as…

  14. Michael Vick Is Taking More First-team Reps than Nick Foles, Unless He Isn’t

    May 13, 2013, 5:07 PM EDT

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    For the first time since Chip Kelly became the Eagles head coach, the media was invited to watch one of his famous up-tempo practices on round one, day one of organized team activities. Much of the discussion afterwards was about just how “fast” and “frenetic” the sessions really were, or regarding the eclectic soundtrack to…

  15. Can Felix Jones Help the Eagles?

    May 8, 2013, 2:15 PM EDT

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    You wouldn’t necessarily describe the Eagles as being thin at running back, not with All-Pro LeSean McCoy and impressive 22-year-old Bryce Brown. However, since Dion Lewis was shipped to Cleveland for linebacker Emmanuel Acho, there is definitely an opening on the roster. That explains why the team is kicking the tires on Felix Jones. On…