Volunteers at the Super Baskets of Hope event in Glendale, Arizona.
Phoenix is the center of the NFL universe this week as host of Super Bowl XLIX. The championship game is absent the Philadelphia Eagles. However, some players are still making impact while in town.
Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins helped to kick off the week leading up to the big game on January 26 with Super Baskets of Hope. The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation is a supporting partner of the event, which assembled 4,000 gift baskets ffor the seriously ill youth in hospitals in NFL cities around the country. Hundreds of community volunteers joined the effort in Glendale, AZ.
“We are proud to be among those making a difference for youth by helping to brighten their day,” said Jenkins. Continue reading ‘Malcolm Jenkins makes impact during Super Bowl week with Super Baskets of Hope’
With the hire of Ed Marynowitz, Chip Kelly got his man.
Chip Kelly got his man. On Thursday, the Philadelphia Eagles named Ed Marynowitz as vice president of player personnel.
Marynowitz has been with the team since 2012, when he worked as the team’s assistant director of pro scouting. He was promoted one year later to assistant director of player personnel. During his overlapping tenure with Marynowitz, Kelly was became acquainted with the new VP’s skill set –and liked what he saw. Continue reading ‘With hire of Marynowitz, Eagles seek to repair front office rift’
Just like the snow the Northeast is about to receive, the Philadelphia Eagles just keeps on coming. Which is a good thing, especially in the offseason. From the GM search to the Pro Bowl to the last time last Philly Super Bowl team, let’s get to it!
The search for a GM trudges along, with reports that Chris Polian, son of long-time Colts exec Bill Polian, has had a second interview with the Eagles. - NJ.com Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Philadelphia Eagles GM search intensifies’
The Philadelphia Eagles’ Pro Bowl shuffle continues.
Last week, RB LeSean McCoy pulled out of the game due to a minor knee injury. Soon thereafter, it was announced that long snapper Jon Dorenbos and WR Jeremy Maclin were added to the Pro Bowl roster and would soon be making the trip to Arizona. Maclin was to replace the Broncos’ Demaryius Thomas; Dorenbos was selected as a need player by Pro Bowl coach Jason Garrett.
But now, that has changed. Continue reading ‘Jeremy Maclin pulls out of Pro Bowl’
It’s the offseason, which means that draft talk is in full swing. Will the Eagles make moves to get Marcus Mariota is the talk of today and every day. It won’t be quelled until draft day actually arrives, and we will collectively discover the answer in grand fashion.
Read my lips: Marcus Mariota will not be drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles. No way, no how. It’s a fun fantasy, but it is exactly that–a dream. But here’s another scenario for ya: Will Oregon’s loss in the National Championship Game make the possibility more likely (hint: no)? – ESPN Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Former Eagles DC Todd Bowles new head coach for Jets’