There are still five long months to endure until football is back, but hope arrived in the form of the Philadelphia Eagles 2015 schedule release on Tuesday evening.
The season starts for the Birds with the Monday Night Football opener on September 14 at Atlanta. The thrill of a new season continues to soar when the Eagles meet the Cowboys in Week 2 for the home opener at the Linc. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles MNF season opener in Atlanta headlines 2015 schedule’
Time to get your Tebow on, Eagles fans.
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’
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’’
Something to smile about: The Eagles sign Demarco Murray, as Jerry Jones’ heart sinks.
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’
With the hire of Ed Marynowitz, Chip Kelly got his man.
Chip Kelly got his man. On Thursday, the Philadelphia Eagles named Ed Marynowitz as vice president of player personnel.
Marynowitz has been with the team since 2012, when he worked as the team’s assistant director of pro scouting. He was promoted one year later to assistant director of player personnel. During his overlapping tenure with Marynowitz, Kelly was became acquainted with the new VP’s skill set –and liked what he saw. Continue reading ‘With hire of Marynowitz, Eagles seek to repair front office rift’