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  1. Replacing DeSean: The other guys, but mostly, a draft pick

    Apr 7, 2014, 3:47 PM EDT

    Arrelious Benn, Chris Houston

    82 receptions, 1,332 yards receiving, nine touchdowns; that’s what the Philadelphia Eagles must replace in the NFL’s No. 2 offense after the release of DeSean Jackson. Where’s it supposed to come from? Not necessarily from any one player. In this four part series, we examine whose roles will increase as a result of the move.…

  2. Replacing DeSean: More Zach Ertz, please

    Apr 4, 2014, 12:05 PM EDT

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    82 receptions, 1,332 yards receiving, nine touchdowns; that’s what the Philadelphia Eagles must replace in the NFL’s No. 2 offense after the release of DeSean Jackson. Where’s it supposed to come from? Not necessarily from any one player. In this four part series, we examine whose roles will increase as a result of the move.…

  3. Counting Down the Eagles’ Offseason Needs: No. 9, Tight End

    Jan 22, 2014, 11:14 AM EDT

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    Free agency is right around the corner, and the draft will be here before you know it. With the Philadelphia Eagles’ offseason in full swing, we’re examining where the roster stands at each position, counting down based on team need. Check out the first installment on running backs. The Philadelphia Eagles could literally change nothing…

  4. Why the Philadelphia Eagles don’t need Riley Cooper anymore

    Jan 9, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Randy Moss. Terrell Owens. Chad Johnson. These are names of players who fans suggested play wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles after Jeremy Maclin suffered a torn ACL in training camp. In 2013! That’s how desperate folks were to keep Riley Cooper off the field before he used a racial slur. Fast forward six months,…

  5. Key Mismatches Favor the Eagles in Week 2 Versus the Chargers

    Sep 14, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Breaking down matchups the Eagles could potentially exploit against their upcoming opponent was often an exercise in futility during the Andy Reid era. It didn’t matter whether the Raiders had the 32nd-ranked run defense in the NFL or winds were gusting up to 60 miles per hour in Cincinnati. The Birds were throwing the football.…

  6. Have We Seen Enough of the Eagles’ QB Competition? And More Observations

    Aug 19, 2013, 6:30 AM EDT

    Patriots Eagles Football

    At this point you probably should be resigned to the inevitable. Barring injury or a dramatic reversal of fortune, Michael Vick will be named the Eagles’ starting quarterback sometime between now and September 9. It’s not that Nick Foles has been bad by any means. The 24 year old moved the offense quite capably. It’s…

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

    Jul 30, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

    barkley-ertz

    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…

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

    Jul 28, 2013, 4:15 PM EDT

    Benn.Cooper

    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…

  9. 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…