EAGLES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Philadelphia Eagles want “culture of competition” according to new offensive coordinator

All offseason, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson and GM Howie Roseman have repeatedly said Sam Bradford will be the team’s starting QB in 2016.  Even after Bradford demanded a trade out of Philadelphia following the trade for the #2 pick in this year’s draft, which the Eagles used on QB Carson Wentz, they stood by their belief that Bradford would be “the guy”...
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Setting Eagles up for long-term success | The No-Huddle Show (PODCAST)

On this week's podcast, we debate how the Eagles can best position for long-term success. As the Eagles went through OTAs to prepare for 2016, the future was on the mind of every fan. Not just the fall of 2016, but 2017 and beyond. With Carson Wentz in tow, the Eagles have their quarterback of the future. But what about setting the rest of...
Via NJ.com
1 hour ago

Eagles OC says Sam Bradford not the Eagles guaranteed starter

When the Philadelphia Eagles traded up for the number two pick in the NFL Draft, rumors began to swirl that Sam Bradford wouldn’t be the team’s starting quarterback week one. Once the Eagles drafted Carson Wentz second overall, it was all but certain Bradford wasn’t at least guaranteed the starting role. Today, the Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich spoke with 94WIP...
Via The Comeback
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eagles coaches don't seem to agree Sam Bradford is the starting QB

When the Philadelphia Eagles open up the regular season in September, Sam Bradford figures to be the starting quarterback. Despite throwing a fit and demanding a trade after the team drafted Carson Wentz second overall, Bradford is the frontrunner to retain the starting job. After all, head coach Doug Pederson has said time and time again that Bradford is the No. 1 quarterback on...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eagles OC: Sam Bradford not guaranteed starting job

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson has already said this offseason that Sam Bradford is his “guy” and that he doesn’t want the veteran quarterback worrying about losing his starting job. Eagles executive Howie Roseman said essentially the same thing, but there is one member of the organization who believes Bradford should avoid getting too comfortable. In an appearance...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Announce Two Open Practices

Cue the outrage over there just being two: July 31 and August 14, both Sundays, have been announced as the two open practices for Eagles fans to attend at Lincoln Financial Field. As always, the tickets are free and on a first-come first-serve basis. So don’t get too hammered tailgating that 10 a.m. practice, you still gotta make it inside.
Via Crossing Broad
5 hours ago

Eagles not set on Sam Bradford as starter

After drafting Carson Wentz with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft and talking veteran Sam Bradford off the ledge, it appeared as though the Philadelphia Eagles would allow Bradford to lead the offense into the upcoming season and beyond until Wentz was ready. Well, in the immortal words of Lee Corso, “not so fast, my friends.” According to Eagles offensive coordinator Frank...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eagles WR Rueben Randle out after gallbladder surgery

Rueben Randle is working to familiarize himself with his new team, the Philadelphia Eagles, but he will have to wait until closer to the regular season to return to the field. According to a report from Pro Football Talk, Randle is currently recovering from surgery to remove his gallbladder earlier this week. There is no word on an official timetable for his return, though it may...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Greg Lewis will have an impact on Eagles wide receivers

There’s been plenty of moves by the Philadelphia Eagles this offseason. The most being speculated towards Eagles trading up for Carson Wentz, Sam Bradford drama, and the hiring of Doug Pederson as head coach. There is on move the Eagles made that is pretty under the radar. The hiring of former Eagles wide receiver Greg Lewis, as the team’s wide receiver coach, might play a bigger...
Via cover32
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Week 2 of Eagles OTA’s grinds on…

Trey Burton at May 24th OTA drills….PHOTOS By JENN PIRRI of PE.com staff WR Chris Givens works on his release from the LOS… LB Bryan Braman covers Nelson Agholor in 7-on-7 drill… The second week of full-squad Eagles OTA activities continued on Tuesday. Media was allowed to watch the practice and of course overreacted to the alleged “competition” among the quarterback...
Via Eagles Eye
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Schwartz: 'Reserve judgement' on the Eagles for now

Jim Schwartz isn't satisfied. After today's practice, which he described as particularly bad, the Eagles new defensive coordinator was quick to shoot down a lot of the praise that was heaped onto his unit by the media during his press conference. With it being only May and players not wearing pads, Schwartz noted that patience is a virtue during these early practices. "You have...
Via Eagledelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Projecting each of the roles for Eagles running backs

After doing the impossible, and trading DeMarco Murray, the Eagles have a very wide open situation at running back. They currently have 5 running backs on the roster, including veterans Darren Sproles and Ryan Mathews. Knowing the lack of depth at the position, Doug Pederson drafted Wendell Smallwood, and signed two undrafted free agents, Byron Marshall and Cedric O’Neal. The only...
Via cover32
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Matthews, Agholor Have Much to Prove for Eagles

Embed from Getty Images   Throughout the offseason, so much emphasis was placed on the quarterback of the present and the quarterback of the future, both which seem to have been resolved over the last couple of weeks. Quarterback is the most vital position of the offense since everything runs through it. But more than Sam Bradford or Carson Wentz, the most important position...
Via Eagledelphia
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This Eagles blog is about nothing…

Carson Wentz, the #2 overall pick in the NFL Draft, arrives to take pictures at NFLPA Rookie Premiere in Los Angeles. One highlight is a trading card photo shoot for Panini America, the NFLPA’s exclusive trading card licensee. The players get to wear official uniforms for the shoot. You know it’s a slow day in Eagles football world when you find yourself staring at the team’s...
Via Eagles Eye
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Eagles face uncertainty at running back

The Philadelphia Eagles face some uncertainty, regarding their running back situation. The team currently has six running backs on their 90-man roster (Ryan Mathews, Darren Sproles, Wendell Smallwood, Kenjon Barner, Byron Marshall, and Cedric O’Neal). Can the Eagles succeed with this group? Doug Pederson, the new Eagles head coach, had a prominent role in the Kansas City Chiefs’...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles weekly recap: First practice, Bradford speaks, and more

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Eagles weekly recap. This week, the Eagles full roster (minus a few) held their first practice, and quarterback Sam Bradford finally broke his silence, among other happenings. Let’s get into it. This week, the Philadelphia Eagles reported to NovaCare complex for their first official full-team workout of the season. While the practice was...
Via Total Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia Eagles: What to expect from Nelson Agholor

When the Philadelphia Eagles took Nelson Agholor with the 20th overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft, the team expected him to be one of the more NFL-ready receivers in the draft. Unfortunately that was not the case as Agholor disappointed as he only had 23 receptions for 283 yards in 12 games. Many Agholor supporters pointed to the fact that Agholor was hamstrung by injuries for most...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sproles denies report he’s holding out for long-term deal with the Philadelphia Eagles

  Sam Bradford ended his holdout with the Philadelphia Eagles just in time for Darren Sproles to start his. Though this holdout seems a lot less dramatic. According to a report last Wednesday from Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, Darren Sproles has been absent from the Eagles involuntary minicamp because he is holding out for a long-term contract with the team. Sproles quickly took...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Howie Roseman, Philadelphia Eagles putting it all on the line in 2016

  When Chip Kelly was abruptly fired by the Philadelphia Eagles before the end of last season, it left no doubt to anyone that Howie Roseman was the man running the show in Philadelphia. But his time in charge may depend heavily upon this offseason. Roseman made big splashes early on this offseason, handing out long-term contracts to young players like right tackle Lane Johnson...
Via EndZoneScore
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson tells it like it is…

One thing I give coach Pederson a lot of credit for is his straight-forward honesty when he speaks to the press. He may not be the most eloquent speaker, but he shoots straight—and with a refreshingly candid difference from the fast-talking and often obtuse guy who was here before him. Here are a few excerpts from the transcript of Pederson’s most recent press conference at...
Via Eagles Eye
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles wide receivers throw support behind Sam Bradford

If there was a level of awkwardness around the Philadelphia Eagles’ facility when Sam Bradford returned to work last week after demanding a trade, the guys he will be throwing to this season aren’t showing it. Jordan Matthews, the Eagles’ leading receiver last season, said Tuesday that he understands Bradford’s situation and praised him for getting right back to work. “All...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Roseman: Bradford could have figured out we were drafting QB

The Philadelphia Eagles may not have come out and told Sam Bradford that they were looking to pick a quarterback early in this year’s draft, but executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman says Bradford could have easily connected the dots. In an interview with “The Rich Eisen Show” on Tuesday, Roseman said the Eagles’ offseason plans were never really...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles receiving trade calls for Darren Sproles

The Philadelphia Eagles have reportedly been fielding calls about potential trades featuring running back Darren Sproles, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. #Eagles received calls of trade interest for RB Darren Sproles mid-draft, sources said. He's staying away from OTAs until its sorted out — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 17, 2016 This isn't a situation filled with frustration...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Spending problems at QB

The Philadelphia Eagles have signed their first round draft pick, Carson Wentz, to a 4-year deal with the team. This contract, worth $26.67 million dollars including a $17.6 million dollar signing bonus is the third hefty contract given to a Quarterback this offseason. As it is in the NFL, fielding three QBs in a season is not a winning strategy, and the same normally goes for two...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz signs with Eagles, deal includes off-set language

Two weeks ago, the Philadelphia Eagles drafted their quarterback of the future when they selected North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz second overall. They have now locked him up on his rookie contract. Done deal! #Eagles QB @cj_wentz puts the pen to paper on his deal. All of the #EaglesDraft picks are under contract pic.twitter.com/XNjwMfDnk1 — Philadelphia Eagles...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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