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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’
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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’
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’
Philadelphia Eagles minicamp got underway at the NovaCare Complex on Tuesday and will run through Thursday. It will be the last time that the team will be together as a whole until training camp begins in late July. All signs that slowly but surely, we are marching towards the start of the NFL season.
Geoff Mosher has 10 observations from minicamp, including the fact that everyone showed up, as well as a bold prediction from Nick Foles on returning wideout Jeremy Maclin. – CSNPhilly
QB Nick Foles talks about his receiving corps and expands on that prediction on Maclin–is he better now than he was before his injury? ”Gut feeling, I think he’s better.” – Birds 24/7 Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Nick Foles’ bold prediction on Jeremy Maclin’
A priority for any football team during the offseason is to take care of those who have taken care of them. The Philadelphia Eagles did just that on Wednesday when they signed All-Pro LT Jason Peters to a 5-year contract extension.
The veteran offensive lineman rebounded from injuring his Achilles twice during the 2012 offseason, leading him to miss all of the 2012 season. Peters returned to the Eagles in 2013 and produced yet another successful season with the Birds that got him his sixth Pro Bowl nod. The strength and stability of the o-line, with Peters’ assistance, led RB LeSean McCoy to a record setting season as the NFL’s leading rusher and helped QB Nick Foles have a breakout season. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles, Jason Peters agree to 5-year deal’