The Philadelphia Eagles are no strangers to the spotlight, particularly in an offseason that has seen the team rid itself of top-flight talent like LeSean McCoy, Jeremy Maclin and Nick Foles for the likes of the perenially injured Sam Bradford. Now the squad is about to sign Tim Tebow, a move that will ensure that the sports media (read: ESPN) camps out in Philadelphia until it is forced to tear itself away for the upcoming NFL draft. Continue reading ‘Say It Ain’t So: It’s Time for Tebow in Philadelphia’
The Philadelphia Eagles’ 2015 preseason opponents were announced on Thursday, getting us one small step closer to football season.
We don’t know the exact dates and times, but we know the opponents and where the games will take place. That’s all we really need right now. A morsel to whet the appetites of hearty fans. Continue reading ‘One small step towards football season: Eagles preseason opponents announced’
The Eagles announced the signings of WR Seyi Ajirotutu and defensive back E.J. Biggers to one-year deals on Tuesday.
Ajirotutu (6-3, 215) , most recently played for the San Diego Chargers, where he signed in 2012. He was named the Chargers Special Teams Player of the Year in 2014 and led the team in special teams tackles in both 2013 (12) and 2014 (17). The 27-year old wideout has appeared in 57 games with two starts over his five-year NFL career, totaling 420 yards and three touchdowns on 24 catches.
Ajirotutu starred collegiately at Fresno State and was originally signed as a rookie free agent by the San Diego Chargers in 2010. Continue reading ‘Eagles add WR Seyi Ajirotutu and DB E.J. Biggers to roster’
After a crazy offseason thus far for the Eagles, Jeff Lurie broke his silence at the NFL owners meetings in Arizona on Tuesday. He covered a range of topics, including why Chip didn’t want LeSean McCoy and what led to the shakeup that left Howie Roseman without control of personnel.
Lots to cover, so let’s get to it.
A full transcript of Lurie’s remarks, for your reading pleasure. – philly.com Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Jeff Lurie talks on how Chip Kelly plans to take the Eagles ‘from good to great’’
It may be the offseason, but the Eagles have pulled off a rousing victory over the Dallas Cowboys: they landed RB Demarco Murray. Whether you trust in Chip Kelly, or many of his transactions over the past week have left you scratching your head, this is one move that makes sense. In the wake of the loss of LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills, the Birds needed a star in the backfield, and that is exactly what they have gotten with Murray, who reportedly inked a 5-year deal with $21 million in guaranteed money. Continue reading ‘Howdy, Cowboy: The Eagles land Demarco Murray’