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Chip Kelly takes subtle jab at ex-Eagle DeSean Jackson

(Credit: There are questions surrounding the Philadelphia Eagles in regards to how they plan to replace wide receiver DeSean Jackson, who was released then subsequently signed by division rival Washington Redskins. Head coach Chip Kelly pulled no punches when answering those questions: “I think most people played us in single high (safety) coverage and they...
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Vick: I didn’t lose my job to Foles

Jets quarterback Michael Vick claims he didn’t lose his starting job to Nick Foles last year. “I didn’t lose the job to Foles. I got hurt and Nick took advantage of that,” Vick told ESPN’s Josina Anderson. I guess it’s all about perception. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ...
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Chip Kelly says DeSean Jackson 'was getting man on his side' and didn't open up offense

When Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly released wide receiver DeSean Jackson, many believed their offense would suffer in 2014 due to the absence of Jackson's speed. The train of thought was Jackson’s speed would be hard to replace and that he opened things up for the receiving corps. Kelly said with confidence that the passing game can continue to run smoothly without...
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Philadelphia Eagles HC Chip Kelly disputes WR DeSean Jackson’s effectiveness

There were more than a few heads turned around the NFL this offseason when the Philadelphia Eagles outright released mercurial wide receiver DeSean Jackson. Second-year head coach Chip Kelly is known for his high octane offense and it was widely believed that the loss of the speedy wideout would hinder the Eagles on the field in 2014. Kelly disagrees and told that he didn’t...
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Wednesday web roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

Chip Kelly: DeSean Jackson wasn't double covered > Jackson on Eagles fans: 'They booed their own players' > Eagles should add veteran running back > Kadron Boone stating a case in camp > Quron Pratt goes camping > Cary Williams: Receiving corps is going to be a problem to deal with > Wolf: Mark Sanchez key to Birds' season? > Get...
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Matt Barkley is back…and he will start for someone (maybe not the Eagles) in 2015…

Matt Barkley’s surgically repaired throwing shoulder is finally completely healed… The result is Matt is showing the dart-throwing expertise again which made him a top QB draft prospect to begin with… It finally comes full circle— Matt was basically on a “pitch count”, to borrow a baseball term applied to pitchers, after the 2013 surgery to his right shoulder. It’s...
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Connor Barwin created some interesting photos of his teammates

Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin had the following portraits created for his teammates. I added a little artwork to the OLB room. Thanks @nobilified #FlyEaglesFly — Connor Barwin (@ConnorBarwin98) July 28, 2014 BG and Da Hunter… — Connor Barwin (@ConnorBarwin98) July 28, 2014 BG and Da Hunter…
Via Pro Football Zone
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DeSean Jackson: 'Redskins fans are more supportive than Eagles fans'

Newly-acquired Washington Redskins WR DeSean Jackson really needed a change of scenery. He didn’t get along well with Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, and was referred to as a locker room distraction by the media as well as some of his former teammates. So you’d think he’d take the high road—hitting the practice field and focusing on learning the Redskins playbook, right? Wrong...
Via The Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eagles raving about Mark Sanchez

The Philadelphia Eagles sound thrilled with how well Mark Sanchez has looked so far in training camp as he continues to learn Chip Kelly’s offense. “He looks great,” Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmer said, via the NY Post. “I’m thrilled he’s here. He’s picked up our offense, he’s making a lot of plays, he’s athletic. “It’s no mystery watching him here...
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly ranked 11th best in NFL, full top-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
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Eagles Nest Not So Empty!

With the departure of Desean Jackson this past offseason, some fans and critics alike are very skeptical of the Eagles and the state of the offense. For those of us who are wise and have yet to reach for the panic button for our team, the state of the offense may not be so empty after all. From a rookie who has so much hype since Terrell Owens and another rookie who is a Desean Jackson...
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Philadelphia Eagles: What impact will Jordan Matthews have?

Football season is officially in full swing as teams begin their training camp prior to the start of the preseason. The Philadelphia Eagles are coming into the season with a little more hype, because of their surprising run to a division title last year. With that hype and the additions of Darren Sproles and Jordan Matthews, many have been keeping a close eye on what they bring...
Via Route4Sports
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Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez Stick His Foot in His Mouth Already?

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez has been good for one thing throughout his career. Bloggers and media personalities could always count on him to do or say something foolish on or off the field. Part of that could be because the New York media is relentless and ruthless in its coverage, and part Mark being Mark.Even though he is now in Philly it was just a matter of...
Via FatManWriting
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2 Philadelphia Eagles Pro Bowlers fight at training camp

A fight broke out today during the second day of the Philadelphia Eagles training camp between two Pro Bowlers, running back LeSean McCoy and linebacker Trent Cole. Here’s how it went down. During a seven on seven drill between the first team squads, McCoy and Cole got tangled up in a pile alone the sideline. According to Geoff Mosher of, once McCoy got to his feet...
Via cover32 - Eagles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Camp, Day 1: Things shaping up for Eagles

  #159630467 / All around the NFL during the 2013 season, you heard about Chip Kelly’s system. At this time last year, it was about what could be expected from a run-and-gun system that moved fast and kept defenses struggling to keep up at the college level. Kelly’s offensive system is entering its second year in the NFL and teams are certain to adapt to what...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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