We’ve heard much about Chip Kelly’s energetic and efficient style of running Philadelphia Eagles practice: the loud music, the nonstop pace. But Kelly has more tricks up his sleeve and is having his offensive players try their hand on defense in practice. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles: Chip Kelly testing players’ versatility’
For anyone in the public eye, it’s probably a good rule of thumb to try to stay off the pages of TMZ. Not all news on the notorious gossip website is bad, but really, when is it ever truly positive?
If that was a goal of Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy, then he has failed at his mission. Shady was headline news on TMZ on Tuesday over an assault allegation filed against the star athlete. Continue reading ‘LeSean McCoy sued for alleged assault in party bus incident’
Donovan McNabb will retire as a Philadelphia Eagle this fall.
Though no official announcement has been made by the Eagles organization, McNabb announced the news while conducting an interview on NBC Sports Radio on Monday. The ceremony will likely take place on September 19, when his former coach Andy Reid will be present at the Linc with his new team, the Kansas City Chiefs.
It seems these days that McNabb has a healthy outlook on the many fans who loved him in Philadelphia versus thus who were outspoken about their dislike of the former Eagles quarterback. Continue reading ‘Donovan McNabb to retire as a Philadelphia Eagle in September’
The first Chip Kelly-led practice with the Philadelphia Eagles held under the watchful eye of the media is in the books, and the sentiment was unanimous: it didn’t disappointment.
It was a sensory experience. The loud music and the playlists (featuring the likes of Duran Duran, Tupac, Flo Rida, Ozzy Osbourne and the Dropkick Murphys, to name a few). The speed at which plays were conducted, with only 10 seconds “down” time. Where to look? What to watch for?
The Daily News’ Les Bowen, like many in attendance, went to where much ink already has been and will continue to focus in the next several months: the quarterbacks. Continue reading ‘A sensory experience: Speed, music and energy the new norms at Philadelphia Eagles practice’
Today is big day for the Philadelphia Eagles. It will be the first time that Chip Kelly will lead a full-team practice via OTAs, and it’s the first opportunity media will have to observe first-hand what they’ve heard about.
The super-fast pace of practices. The communications that will change the league, at least according to Brent Celek.
This comes right on the heels of this weekend’s three-day rookie minicamp. Philadelphia’s youngest members will be tired after their crash course but will also be enlivened at the opportunity to now practice alongside their more seasoned teammates. Continue reading ‘Get ready for a look inside Chip Kelly’s Philadelphia Eagles practice’