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Morning Muse: LeSean McCoy and Trent Cole in heated skirmish at training camp

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Philadelphia Eagles 2014 training camp finally got under way this weekend. Players currently on the 90-man roster are fighting to make their NFL dreams a reality, and fans wonder how what they see at practice will translate to the field come the regular season in a little over a month.

After a long offseason, Eagles players have started the battle to make this season even better than last. The action will intensify on Monday when the pads come out for the team’s first open practice. But until then, how have things started off? Here’s a look at some of the best headlines from the weekend.

When Lane Johnson misses the first four games of the season serving a suspension for taking PEDs, the Birds will look to Allen Barbre to take his place on the o-line. – Philadelphia Inquirer Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: LeSean McCoy and Trent Cole in heated skirmish at training camp’

Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson suspended for first four games of season

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The suspension of Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson for violating the NFL’s drug policy was announced by the league on Wednesday.

The NFL announced that Johnson would be suspended for the first four games of the 2014 regular season. He will return to the Eagles’ roster on Monday, September 29 following the team’s game a day earlier against the San Francisco 49ers. The Eagles said via a statement issued on Wednesday, Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson suspended for first four games of season’

Reserve your Philadelphia Eagles training camp tickets this morning

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After changing the location of Philadelphia Eagles training camp in 2013, the team is changing things up again this year. While practices will still be held in the City of Philadelphia, the open practice on Sunday, August 10 will occur at Franklin Field in University City, former home to the Birds. Tickets for that session can be reserved later this morning at 10. Continue reading ‘Reserve your Philadelphia Eagles training camp tickets this morning’

Morning Muse: Another Look at Nick Foles’ Amazing Season

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To ease the pain of your Monday morning, here’s a look at some the best Philadelphia Eagles headlines from the weekend.

Need a reminder of how stellar Nick Foles’ 2013 campaign was? Check out this breakdown of his numbers from last season. – Birds 24/7

Chip Kelly’s offense was the talk of the NFL the year of its debut. But what should we expect from the defense this year? – Philly.com

Do the Birds have the kicker they need in Alex Henery or his competition, Carey Spear, or will they need to seek other help late in the summer? – CSNPhilly

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Philadelphia Eagles training camp to feature open practice at Franklin Field

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In exactly one month, Philadelphia Eagles training camp will be underway in South Philadelphia. The team announced its schedule on Wednesday, which this year will include three open practices.

Camp will begin on Friday, July 25 at the NovaCare Complex. Two open practices–on Monday, July 28 and Sunday, August 3–will be held at Lincoln Financial Field. In addition, the Birds will hold another open practice at Franklin Field on Sunday, August 10.  Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles training camp to feature open practice at Franklin Field’