Philadelphia Eagles Draft: Potential Day 2 Targets and Mock Draft

Round 1 is in the books, and Derek Barnett is a member of the Philadelphia Eagles. Who could they target on Day 2? Defense wins championships–have ya heard? With a slew of talented defensive prospects on the board–Alabama LB Reuben Foster, Alabama DL Jonathan Allen, Missouri DE Charles Harris, to name a few–the Philadelphia Eagles elected […] Philadelphia Eagles Draft: Potential...
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Derek Barnett on getting drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles: ‘I didn’t want to get no boos’

PHILADELPHIA — Former Tennessee DE Derek Barnett got to have a unique experience at the 2017 NFL Draft when he was selected by the host city’s team with the No. 14 overall pick. That meant the newest member of the Philadelphia Eagles got to find out what his new fanbase thought of him as soon as commissioner Roger Goodell stepped to the podium to announce the selection. It...

2017 NFL Draft Grades: Philadelphia Eagles Select Derek Barnett

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Philadelphia Eagles select DE Derek Barnett at No. 14

Derek Barnett was one of the elite pass rushers in the 2017 NFL Draft class and had quite a few teams interested in him throughout the draft process. When everything was said and done, however, the Philadelphia Eagles were the team that believed in him the most and made him the No. 14 overall pick. Last season with the Tennessee Volunteers, Barnett showcased why the Eagles are so...
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Meet The Prospect: Derek Barnett, Defensive End, Philadelphia Eagles

With the fourteenth pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles brought in an uber-productive, but controversial SEC edge rusher in Derek Barnett. Some have pushed him as superior to Myles Garrett. Others have questioned his ability to produce consistently as an NFL defensive end. Derek Barnett is an interesting selection at 14–one that […] Meet The Prospect: Derek Barnett...
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Vols’ NFL Draft slump is over: Eagles take Derek Barnett in first round

Tennessee’s draft slump is over. The Philadelphia Eagles selected former Vols defensive end Derek Barnett with the No. 14 overall pick in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday. Barnett is the first Volunteer player taken since the 2014 draft. Barnett has been a fixture on Tennessee’s defensive line for the past three years. While some argue his length isn’t ideal...

Eagles Draft Derek Barnett

Me, on March 22: I don’t like to pump my own piston… but, you could’ve saved yourself six weeks of absolute nonsense, sports talk radio hysteria and big-headed bloviation if you just followed me on Twitter (@CrossingBroad). I don’t know why you’d read any other site!
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The Eagles Could Trade Up For Christian McCaffrey

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Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz had laser eye surgery this offseason

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Carson Wentz had laser eye surgery

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz should be able to see downfield better this season. Wentz revealed that he had laser eye surgery this offseason after playing with contact lenses during his rookie year. “I had PRK done, so it was very helpful,” Wentz said on WIP. “It’s pretty cool to wake up in the morning and…
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Thursday news roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Armchair: 2017 NFL Draft EditionAs the NFL Draft begins on Thursday night, there is plenty of hype with it being held in Philadelphia. Typically, we reserve the Eagles Armchair for postgame … Mayock projects Mike Williams to Philadelphia EaglesWith the No. 14 overall draft selection, Mike Mayock believes the Philadelphia Eagles will take a wide receiver. The 2017 NFL Draft...
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2017 NFL Draft: Philadelphia Eagles Final 7-Round Mock Draft

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The Reuben Foster Conundrum

If the Philadelphia Eagles believe that Reuben Foster is the best player available when they draft in the first round, they should not let his off-the-field issues dissuade them from selecting him. On Monday, NJ.com’s Eliot Shorr-Parks reported that the Philadelphia Eagles have visited with prospect Reuben Foster. However, a series of unfortunate events has […] Philadelphia Eagles...
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What should the Philadelphia Eagles expect from Carson Wentz in year two?

It was a mixed bag for Carson Wentz in his rookie year. Wentz started off strong but then came back to down Earth as the Philadelphia Eagles finished with a 7-9 record. Wentz finished with a stat line of 16 passing touchdowns, two rushing touchdowns, 14 interceptions, 3,782 passing yards, and a 62.3% completion rate. This resulted in a 79.3 passer rating for 2016. Howie Roseman has...
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Looking at potential first round picks for the Philadelphia Eagles

With the NFL draft coming on Thursday, Howie Roseman and the Philadelphia Eagles will have the opportunity to draft a future elite player with the pick number 14. While the primary team need is a cornerback, the position is deep in the second round and there are certainly other players that are in play. Marlon Humphrey, CB Alabama Of all cornerbacks in the 2017 NFL draft, Marlon...
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Quick hitter thoughts on Philadelphia Eagles 2017 schedule

The 2017 Philadelphia Eagles schedule has been released, here are some instant takeways: Week 1: Sunday, Sept 10 @ Washington Redskins, 1:00 pm (TV: FOX) The Eagles open their season on the road in Washington. A place that has been far from friendly to the Eagles, having lost their last three at FedEx Field. It will be an early test for the Eagles’ secondary facing Kirk Cousins...
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Wentz: Eagles ‘have pieces’ to win NFC East

While Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles had some unquestioned positives, the 2016 season ended on a sour note. Philadelphia went 7-9 and missed the playoffs.But that’s not doing anything to diminish the team’s current expectations. Wentz told Matt Mullin of Phillyvoice.com that “making the playoffs and winning the division” is the goal in his second year. But is the...
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Brian Baldinger is back on NFL Network, five months after being suspended for six months

On October 30, NFL Network analyst Brian Baldinger suggested on local radio that the Philadelphia Eagles should put a bounty on Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. “This is the guy that that we’ve got to hurt,” Baldinger said, via Michael David Smith of ProFootballTalk. “This is the guy that we’ve got to take out of the game. There’s got to be 10 guys that want to...
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Anonymous head coach: Eagles can win Super Bowl with Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz started out his rookie season on absolute fire. The 2016 No. 2 overall pick led his squad to a 3-0 record while throwing five touchdowns and zero picks in his first three starts.At that point, overreations were widespread. Could Wentz become the latest rookie quarterback to perform at an exceptionally high level? Was it possible that he...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Long signs one-year deal with Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to a one-year deal with veteran defensive lineman Chris Long.NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo was the first to report the news, and his colleague Ian Rapoport added that the contract Long signed is similar to the one he played under with the New England Patriots last season. Long took less money to sign with the Patriots last season because he wanted...
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March 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Brandon Brooks accepts wedding invite from Eagles fan

Brandon Brooks probably will be treated as quite the distinguished guest after accepting an invitation to a Philadelphia Eagles fan’s wedding.Geoff Lane, an Eagles fan living in Washington, D.C., thought it would be a hoot to invite the Eagles offensive lineman — and fellow Miami of Ohio alum — to his upcoming nuptials.“As a 2007 graduate of Miami University, a Delaware valley...
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March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery denies reaching out to Adam Schefter for advice

You may recall this week that a fascinating profile came out at Sports Illustrated detailing the behind the scenes work of ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter. Nobody in sports media breaks as much news or has as much access as Schefty. And according to Sports Illustrated, that access doesn’t just include the mysterious “league sources” or front office types, but players too.SI...
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March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Bears expected to sign Mark Sanchez

Mark Sanchez visited with the Chicago Bears on Thursday, and apparently things went well.NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says Sanchez is expected to sign with the Bears. The Bears recently signed Mike Glennon to be their starting quarterback, so Sanchez would be competing to be his backup. The team also has Connor Shaw and David Fales on their roster at quarterback.Sanchez has been a...
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March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Alshon Jeffery sought advice from Adam Schefter before signing with the Eagles

Alshon Jeffery entered NFL free agency as one of the top available players. But on the first day of the period, he was just like a fan — turning to Adam Schefter.Tim Rohan of MMQB was with Schefter throughout the day. At 11:09 am, Schefter got a call from Jeffery.“In the middle of Schefter’s flurry of calls, Alshon Jeffery (49 Markman points) rings him, wanting to know how...
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March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Chase Daniel asks Eagles for release, wants to start

Chase Daniel is the odd man out in Philadelphia after the Eagles signed Nick Foles, and he wants out so he can pursue a starting job somewhere.Daniel requested his release from the Eagles after they added Foles to back up Carson Wentz, and the veteran backup thinks he should be a starter in the NFL. Once upon a time, Daniel was going to compete for the Eagles’ starting job, but...
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March 13, 2017  |  Discuss

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