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Say It Ain’t So: It’s Time for Tebow in Philadelphia

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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’

A sensory experience: Speed, music and energy the new norms at Philadelphia Eagles practice

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Image via NFL.com

The first Chip Kelly-led practice with the Philadelphia Eagles held under the watchful eye of the media is in the books, and the sentiment was unanimous: it didn’t disappointment.

It was a sensory experience. The loud music and the playlists (featuring the likes of Duran Duran, Tupac, Flo Rida, Ozzy Osbourne and the Dropkick Murphys, to name a few). The speed at which plays were conducted, with only 10 seconds “down” time. Where to look? What to watch for?

The Daily News’ Les Bowen, like many in attendance,  went to where much ink already has been and will continue to focus in the next several months: the quarterbacks. Continue reading ‘A sensory experience: Speed, music and energy the new norms at Philadelphia Eagles practice’

Philadelphia Eagles load up on quarterbacks

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The latest Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, G.J. Kinne. Image via National Football Post.

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.

Erm…who?

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’