Alex Henery, Damaris Johnson among players cut as Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster set

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Alex Henery's misses cost him his roster spot on the Eagles.

Alex Henery’s misses cost him his roster spot on the Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles disclosed their “cut day” moves hours ahead of the NFL’s 4 pm deadline on Saturday, and the names of the players waived by the team held little surprise, though the biggest news was the ousting of struggling kicker Alex Henery. Continue reading ‘Alex Henery, Damaris Johnson among players cut as Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster set’

Jobs on the line in Philadelphia Eagles’ final preseason game

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The Philadelphia Eagles will face off against the New York Jets tonight at the Linc to end their 2014 preseason. While the game will have little bearing on the regular season, it will make an impact on dozens of lives. Players on both sides of the ball must fight with everything they have to gain a spot on the 53-man roster. Can they be good enough, strong enough, and fast enough? Their life’s work depends on it. Continue reading ‘Jobs on the line in Philadelphia Eagles’ final preseason game’

Five Fantasy Football Sleepers from the NFC East

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By: Ron Lebya
Fantasy Football drafts can be an extremely stressful time for the casual fantasy football player. One night of selecting players can make or break a fantasy year while the season hasn’t even started. With the growing popularity of fantasy sports, players will find themselves in leagues filled with knowledgeable opponents and it can be tough to get an edge on even a casual fantasy player. Here is a list of sleepers that have the potential to help a fantasy football team and come at a serious value during a draft. Continue reading ‘Five Fantasy Football Sleepers from the NFC East’

Cruisin’ around the East: NFC East Predictions for 2014

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By: Gary Splinter
We have one week remaining of the preseason in the NFL, so now is a good time to look at the NFC East in general. Most experts agree that the division is entirely up for grabs one year after Philadelphia was able to make the playoffs under new head coach Chip Kelly. Here is a quick look at each of the other teams, with 2014 regular season projections at the end. Continue reading ‘Cruisin’ around the East: NFC East Predictions for 2014′

Philadelphia Eagles D comes up big in win over Steelers

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LeSean McCoy doing his thing against Pittsburgh on Thursday night. Photo: Drew Hallowell, Philadelphia Eagles.

It was only the first preseason win for the Philadelphia Eagles after three games, but it came right on time with the Birds’ 31-21 defeat over the Pittsburgh Steelers. During their preseason home opener on Thursday night, the starters on both sides of the ball put in a strong showing to ease lingering concerns as the regular season looms near. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles D comes up big in win over Steelers’