EAGLES RUMORS & GOSSIP

10 Things Eagles still need to do

Yes, they are a shocking 3-0 and everything has looked great. For it to continue here are some things they need to work on before they get back in action in Detroit.
Via NJ.com
55 minutes ago

Philadelphia Eagles: Why are they 3-0?

Entering the 2016 NFL season, the Philadelphia Eagles had very low expectations. Many fans and analysts had the Eagles finishing in the bottom half of the NFC East and missing the playoffs for the third straight year. When Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater went down for the season, the Eagles traded quarterback Sam Bradford to the Vikings in favor of rookie Carson Wentz...
Via isportsweb.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz hunts deer on bye week

Life is pretty good for Philadelphia Eagles rookie QB Carson Wentz right now. His team is 3-0, and he’s tossed five touchdowns and no interceptions. How did he celebrate? By returning to North Dakota and hunting deer. What do you do on your bye week? You get your first bow buck! Thanks @DougBurgum for the help!!! #ndlegendary #Sitka pic.twitter.com/QQQCN6TL70 — Carson Wentz...
Via The Sports Daily
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Weird BYE Week when you’re 3-0….good problem for Eagles to have…

I’m no stranger to weirdness, if you have followed my columns here over the past 9 years… This Week 4 Bye week is weird in that it comes at an illogical point in a long season. Ideally to me you’d want a Bye in Week 7 or Week 8—an optimum point in the season for your coaches to do a comprehensive re-eval of your entire personnel resources and your game plans. But no, it...
Via Eagles Eye
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eagles star rookie Carson Wentz named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

The Philadelphia Eagles' decision to move up in the draft to select Carson Wentz appears to be the stuff of genius after three games. The rookie quarterback has helped the franchise jump out to a 3-0 start, and the league has definitely taken notice.Wentz was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week on Wednesday after his stellar performance against the Steelers in Week 3. The No....
Via FOX Sports
7 hours ago

Video: Jon Dorenbos Was Profiled on HBO’s Real Sports

Jon Dorenbos was profiled on HBO’s Real Sports last night, a follow-up to an earlier interview, and Nick over at PI ripped the video for the viewing pleasure of you, the Philly sports fan.
Via Crossing Broad
22 hours ago

10 Reasons the Eagles are undefeated (Besides Carson Wentz)

Carson Wentz has been the driving force behind the Eagles' early season success, but he is far for the only reason for the undefeated start.
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

Antonio Brown was told by refs to change cleats at halftime

Antonio Brown says he was told by referees during Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles to change his cleats at halftime, and he did so. Brown was wearing blue cleats for the first half of the game, just like he did during Week 1. The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver was fined for wearing the colorful cleats in Week 1 because the shoes violate the league's uniform policy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Another rookie rising for Eagles besides Wentz…

Somewhat obscured by all the fuss over Carson Wentz is the progress being made by another Eagles rookie. With 5:48 remaining in the third quarter, rookie running back Wendell Smallwood gained the most significant yard in his career. Smallwood recorded his first NFL touchdown out of the shotgun on a one-yard run during the 34-3 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.  “It felt real...
Via Eagles Eye
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eagles and their fans enjoy a fast start…but bank it for a rainy day…

Carson Wentz and Jordan Matthews celebrate in their unique way, as the Eagles are making success business as usual. AP Photo/Michael Perez It’s not going to be a cakewalk for the red-hot Eagles when they come out of their Bye Week at 3-0. Four of their next five games are on the road, the one home game in that stretch being against currently unbeaten Minnesota. But for now, let...
Via Eagles Eye
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz gets shoutout from Joe Biden after hot start

Carson Wentz’s play through the Philadelphia Eagles’ first three games has made America sit up and take notice, and that includes the sitting vice president. Noted Eagles fan Joe Biden, a Scranton native, gave the Eagles rookie quarterback a big shoutout on Twitter Monday morning. Heart, guts, and poise from my guy, @CJ_Wentz. Huge game, strong start for the @Eagles. @DrBiden...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles are playoff contenders with Carson Wentz

When the Philadelphia Eagles traded quarterback Sam Bradford to the Minnesota Vikings for a first-round pick, the move was viewed as the Eagles throwing in the towel on the 2016 season. The expectation after trading Bradford was for the team to rebuild with second overall pick Carson Wentz at quarterback. But that hasn’t been the reality in Philly, as the Eagles have instead been one...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz's bandwagon is getting full

PHILADELPHIA (AP) All aboard the Wentz Wagon. Carson Wentz aced his first tough test, and the Philadelphia Eagles dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-3 on Sunday to remain unbeaten. Wins over the Browns and Bears were no fluke. The Eagles (3-0) proved they can compete with - and whip - the top teams. Now they head into a bye atop the NFC East and suddenly looking like legitimate...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Impressive Carson Wentz has Eagles off to 3-0 start

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Carson Wentz put his athleticism, precision passing and quick decision-making on display all on one play. The rookie quarterback dropped back on third-and-8, saw his first read covered, sidestepped a rusher, stepped up in the pocket, started to scramble, pump-faked, rolled to his right, stopped short of the line of scrimmage and floated a perfect pass down the...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wentz impresses again, Eagles beat Steelers 34-3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Carson Wentz threw for 301 yards and two touchdowns, a fierce defense shut down Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-3 on Sunday to remain unbeaten. The rookie No. 2 overall pick connected with Darren Sproles on a 73-yard, catch-and-run TD and tossed a 12-yard TD pass to Jordan Matthews. �After beating...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers at Philadelphia Eagles: Staff predictions

Pittsburgh Steelers at Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, September 25, 4:25 PM on CBS Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA Chris Cobb The Eagles-Steelers matchup is the game to watch in week three. It’s going to be a game of great matchups, such as, Eagles defensive line vs. Steelers offensive line, Ben Roethlisberger vs. Carson Wentz, and Antonio Brown vs. Eagles secondary. I...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wideout Dorial Green-Beckham to become more of a target says Eagles

Since being traded to the Philadelphia Eagles this summer, receiver Dorial Green-Beckham hasn’t been utilized much to this point. Hopefully, things are about to change in the coming weeks, as head coach Doug Pederson explains. “He’s coming along really well,” said Pederson, per Jimmy Kempski of Philly Voice. “We’re giving him a little bit more each week. He’s understanding...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Week three fantasy outlook

Teams with rookie quarterbacks are often best avoided when it comes to fantasy. However, Carson Wentz proved through two games that he’s capable of making accurate and deep throws. The bigger problem with using the Eagles in fantasy is the other part of the passing equation. The Eagles trounced the league in drops last year (37) with six more than the next highest offender. So...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Pederson Deserves Some Props

While Carson Wentz’s hot start has dominated the early-season headlines, he is not the only Philadelphia Eagles rookie who should be garnering attention. His head coach, Doug Pederson, is also impressing early in his career. When things are going well for a team in the NFL, the quarterback naturally gets a lot of attention. But we shouldn’t overlook the job Pederson has done...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz's girlfriend caught him watching game film on a date

Carson Wentz is very, very serious about his craft. The Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback has had his cell phone taken away on dates before by girlfriend Melissa Uhrich, because, according to Jaclyn Hendricks of the New York Post, he’s been caught studying game film under the table. Uhrich totally understands the importance of Wentz’s career to him, but date night is date...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden loved Eagles’ LS Jon Dorenbos’ card tricks

ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden is known for his enthusiasm, and that doesn’t extend to just football. In fact, ahead of Monday night’s Eagles-Bears game, Gruden got rather enthusiastic when Philadelphia long-snapper Jon Dorenbos was demonstrating card tricks to him: Dorenbos just unveils trick after trick here, and Gruden gets pretty excited about it, finishing...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeSean McCoy sued by two Philly cops over bar fight

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is reportedly being sued by two of the Philadelphia police officers involved in the February bar fight that had him in the cross-hairs of the law for some time. Though McCoy was cleared by the Philadelphia District Attorney this year, the bar fight will face scrutiny of a different kind. One of the aspects that brought controversy to the...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lane Johnson finally suspended 10 games, will appeal

The waiting game is over for Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson, who has reportedly (finally) been suspended 10 games for violating the league’s performance enhancing drug policy. Johnson has known this was coming for a couple months. The NFL informed him of the impending suspension back in July, but it was put on hold until the league received results from his...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Matthews continues to struggle, drops easy TD (VIDEO)

The Philadelphia Eagles receiving corps certainly aren’t doing rookie quarterback Carson Wentz any favors. Jordan Matthews continues to drop balls in key situations, and Monday night’s game against the Bears was no different. Matthews found himself in single coverage with no safety in the vicinity, and Wentz threw an absolute dime that fell right into the receivers’ hands....
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Malcolm Jenkins leads Philadelphia Eagles in national anthem protest

Colin Kaepernick has started a movement that has gained steam across the NFL, sports in general and in the country. His silent protest of the national anthem to raise awareness of racial injustices in the United States has picked up, and that continued for Monday Night Football. Malcolm Jenkins led the Philadelphia Eagles in their own way of protesting against racial injustices...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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