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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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

It Sounds Like The Eagles Want to Wear Kelly Green Alternates

We may get our wish. Sort of. Zach Berman writes about one of the Eagles’ proposed rule changes: The Eagles are proposing a new resolution at next week’s NFL meetings that could excite fans who want to see the team in alternate helmets – perhaps even the popular Kelly green helmets that are now throwbacks. The Eagles want to take out the language in the league’s third uniform...
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3 hours ago

Alshon Jeffery: ‘I NEVER sought advice from media’ before signing with Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is denying reports that he called up ESPN’s Adam Schefter to ask his advice on signing a contract with a new team. And he may be vindicated, because if the report of him making the call are true, he didn’t technically ask anybody for advice, just for information. According to MMQB’s Tim Rohan, who mirrored Schefter on the busy...
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6 hours ago  |  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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  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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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Making the Case to Trade Back

There are seemingly endless possibilities for what the Philadelphia Eagles could do with the 14th overall pick in this years draft. One of those options is trading the pick and moving back in the round. If you would have asked if I would be willing to trade away our pick two weeks ago I would […] Philadelphia Eagles: Making the Case to Trade Back - Section 215 - Section 215 - A...
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Torrey Smith: Colin Kaepernick’s ‘skill set vastly exceeds’ other QBs who have found jobs

As it stands, free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains unemployed. Meanwhile, multiple other quarterbacks have been signed since free agency officially began on March 9.This has particularly caught the attention of Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Torrey Smith, who worked with Kaepernick for the previous two seasons in San Francisco. Things are definitely not adding up as...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday news roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

Why the Eagles aren’t drafting a RB in the 1st roundHistory suggests it isn’t going to happen. The last time the Eagles selected a running back in the first round of the NFL Draft was 1986 when then rookie head … Defensive end is an underrated need for the EaglesWhen talking about the Philadelphia Eagles’ biggest needs heading into next season, the positions that quickly...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles offered Bennie Logan a sizable extension last season

Now we know why the Philadelphia Eagles were so quite during the offseason regarding the future of defensive tackle Bennie Logan, essentially letting him walk and sign on with the Chiefs last week. The NFL Network’s Charles Robinson reports that the Eagles offered Logan a lucrative contract extension during the 2016 season – and he turned it down, opting to try his luck in...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why NFL free agents are betting on themselves with one-year deals

Unlike in the NBA and MLB, NFL players aren’t guaranteed the entirety of their contracts. Sure, they’re guaranteed part of it, but when a player signs a five-year, $100 million deal, he might only get $60 million guaranteed. Still a substantial amount of money, obviously, but if you compare that to MLB, it’s a massive difference.NFL players are unlikely to ever receive fully...
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5 days ago

Grading the Philadelphia Eagle’s offense post free agency

Going into free agency it was clear the Philadelphia Eagles needed to improve specifically in offensive skill positions and at cornerback, and improve at the skill positions they did. An abysmal unit in general in 2016, this group now looks like something all fans can get excited about on paper. Quarterback Of course, Carson Wentz will have all eyes on him this season and is the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Identifying the offseason approach

The Philadelphia Eagles entered the 2017 offseason with their shopping list already in hand. A Stefen Wisniewski signing for the offensive line, a light three-year deal for Torrey Smith, and a relatively safe bargain of 1 year, $9.5 million for the best wide receiver in free agency Alshon Jeffery, the Eagles are putting all of their chips on offense—we’re talking chips they didn’t...
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8 days ago  |  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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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Foles is returning to Eagles as backup quarterback

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with quarterback Nick Foles. The 28-year-old Foles returns to the team that drafted him and where he had his most success. He went to the Pro Bowl after having one of the best statistical seasons in NFL history in 2013. The Eagles announced the deal Monday. Foles will be Carson Wentz's backup...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Foles returning to Eagles on two-year deal

Nick Foles is returning to the Philadelphia Eagles to play the role of backup quarterback, the team announced on Monday.Foles was originally drafted by the Eagles in the third round in 2012, and current head coach Doug Pederson was the quarterbacks coach for the team at the time. He went 14-4 in 18 starts with the Eagles, including a memorable 2013 season in which the former Arizona...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery brags about Carson Wentz as soon as he touches down in Philadelphia

Former Chicago Bears wideout Alshon Jeffery just wants to play with an elite quarterback. Given the want, Jeffery decided to gamble on himself in free agency and ink a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles. This might confuse some, as Carson Wentz was only a rookie last year and suffered down the stretch. Don’t tell that to Jeffery, who had some mighty high praise for his...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles sign Torrey Smith, release Connor Barwin

The Philadelphia Eagles acted quickly to get a speedy wide receiver they've sought for a while. Torrey Smith agreed to a three-year deal with Philadelphia on Thursday, less than a week after he was released by the San Francisco 49ers. The Eagles cleared cap space earlier in the day by releasing defensive end Connor Barwin, saving $7.75 million. The 28-year-old Smith caught 53...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles will reportedly explore signing Jamaal Charles

The Philadelphia Eagles are entertaining the possibility of reuniting head coach Doug Pedersen with recently-released running back Jamaal Charles.Per Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk, Pederson said during a press conference at the Scouting Combine Wednesday that the Eagles will explore bringing Charles to the organization.Pedersen was the offensive coordinator for the Chiefs for three...
Via The Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS Offseason Preview: Philadelphia Eagles

Between now and the start of the new league year in March, TGS is providing brief summaries looking ahead at the offseason from the perspective of each NFL team. In this edition, we look at the Philadelphia Eagles. 2016 record: 7-9 — 4th place, NFC East What’s new? They enter the offseason with Carson Wentz locked in as the starting quarter. This time last year it was supposedly...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson talks up return to Eagles

DeSean Jackson returning home to the Philadelphia Eagles is one of the more underrated possible story lines this offseason.Jackson has spent the last three years with the Washington Redskins in the NFC East, but was drafted by the Eagles back in 2008 and put on a show during his time there. An ugly split led to his staying within the division.Things have changed in Philadelphia,...
Via The Sports Daily
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Movies you can stream now to get your football fix

Welp, it’s over.While the New England Patriots Super Bowl Parade brought us Rob Gronkowski doing Rob Gronkowski things, it also brought us a very sad realization: meaningful football won’t be around for another seven months. Every year, football fans reach the highest of highs with the Super Bowl only to come down to a crushing depression that hits almost as hard as Kam Chancellor...
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February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

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