The Philadelphia Eagles disclosed their “cut day” moves hours ahead of the NFL’s 4 pm deadline on Saturday, and the names of the players waived by the team held little surprise, though the biggest news was the ousting of struggling kicker Alex Henery. Continue reading ‘Alex Henery, Damaris Johnson among players cut as Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster set’
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The Philadelphia Eagles will face off against the New York Jets tonight at the Linc to end their 2014 preseason. While the game will have little bearing on the regular season, it will make an impact on dozens of lives. Players on both sides of the ball must fight with everything they have to gain a spot on the 53-man roster. Can they be good enough, strong enough, and fast enough? Their life’s work depends on it. Continue reading ‘Jobs on the line in Philadelphia Eagles’ final preseason game’
The Philadelphia Eagles added yet another quarterback to their roster on Tuesday, bringing the grand total to five. That list includes Mike Vick, Nick Foles, Trent Edwards, Dennis Dixon, and now G.J. Kinne.
Kinne (6-2, 234), was signed to a two-year deal with the Birds. Obviously, he’s not a big name. But he has ties to some presently with the Eagles organization. He played at Tulsa with wide receiver Damaris Johnson and was coached by the Birds’ Eagles offensive quality control coach Press Taylor. So, there’s that. During his three-year career at Tulsa (he transferred there after attending the University of Texas his freshman year), Kinne ranked second in the school’s history in passing yards (9,472), total offense (10,831 yards) and passing touchdowns (81). Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles load up on quarterbacks’
What happened to last year’s Detroit Lions team? You know, the one that seemingly came out of nowhere to finish the season with a 10-6 record and make it to the playoffs?
That team is now 1-3 and are seeking an answer to that question themselves. More importantly, they want to stop giving people reason to ask it.
For the second week in a row, the Philadelphia Eagles will face a team coming off of its bye and seeking to reclaim its season. The Lions have arrived in Philadelphia rested and ready to roar, and it’s up to the Eagles to quiet their bite at the Linc. Continue reading ‘Lions-Eagles Preview: Taming Detroit’s roar’
After losing center Jason Kelce for the season in their home opener against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 2, the Philadelphia Eagles offense took two more hits on Friday when both King Dunlap and starting wide receiver Jeremy Maclin were ruled out of the Birds’ Week 3 game against the Arizona Cardinals.
While he overcame injury last week to play most of the Baltimore game, that will not be the case this time around for Jeremy Maclin. The wideout practiced on a limited basis on Thursday but was ruled out on Friday after no progress was seen in his recovery.