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Morning Muse: LeSean McCoy and Trent Cole in heated skirmish at training camp

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Philadelphia Eagles 2014 training camp finally got under way this weekend. Players currently on the 90-man roster are fighting to make their NFL dreams a reality, and fans wonder how what they see at practice will translate to the field come the regular season in a little over a month.

After a long offseason, Eagles players have started the battle to make this season even better than last. The action will intensify on Monday when the pads come out for the team’s first open practice. But until then, how have things started off? Here’s a look at some of the best headlines from the weekend.

When Lane Johnson misses the first four games of the season serving a suspension for taking PEDs, the Birds will look to Allen Barbre to take his place on the o-line. – Philadelphia Inquirer Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: LeSean McCoy and Trent Cole in heated skirmish at training camp’

Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson suspended for first four games of season

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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’

Almost there: Philadelphia Eagles training camp preview

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We’re almost there. Rookies report to Philadelphia Eagles training camp today, and the rest of the team will join the newbies at the end of the week.

With a new coaching staff and new philosophies, intense scrutiny is on this year’s training camp. Not just who will make the cut, but how is Chip Kelly seeking to utilize his players?

To help examine some of the most pressing questions entering camp, Brandon Pemberton of Sports Trap Radio visits Philly Sports Muse with a training camp preview. Continue reading ‘Almost there: Philadelphia Eagles training camp preview’

Get ready for a look inside Chip Kelly’s Philadelphia Eagles practice

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Today is big day for the Philadelphia Eagles. It will be the first time that Chip Kelly will lead a full-team practice via OTAs, and it’s the first opportunity media will have to observe first-hand what they’ve heard about.

The super-fast pace of practices. The communications that will change the league, at least according to Brent Celek.

This comes right on the heels of this weekend’s three-day rookie minicamp. Philadelphia’s youngest members will be tired after their crash course but will also be enlivened at the opportunity to now practice alongside their more seasoned teammates. Continue reading ‘Get ready for a look inside Chip Kelly’s Philadelphia Eagles practice’

Evan Mathis undergoes ankle procedure; Will his recovery period buy Danny Watkins more time on the Eagles?

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It’s no secret that the Philadelphia Eagles’ offensive line was decimated by injuries in the 2012 season. Could those woes be spreading into the 2013 season already?

Not so fast. Guard Evan Mathis confirmed that he has undergone an ankle “cleanout” (I believe that is the technical term) that will keep him out of spring workouts. However, he expects to be ready to go in time for training camp this summer. Continue reading ‘Evan Mathis undergoes ankle procedure; Will his recovery period buy Danny Watkins more time on the Eagles?’