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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’

Happy Birthday, ‘Merica: Twitter greetings from the Philadelphia Eagles

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Happy Birthday, America!

As we partake in our favorite Independence Day festivities, like barbecue and fireworks, here are some holiday messages from some of the Philadelphia Eagles wishing you the best this holiday:

CB Brandon Boykin –

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It’s official: QB Matt Barkley signs 4-year deal with the Eagles

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Signed, sealed, delivered: Matt Barkley signs his contract with the Eagles. Photo via Barkley’s Instagram account.

The Philadelphia Eagles has come to terms on a four-year agreement with QB Matt Barkley, the team announced on Thursday. Details of  Barkley’s contract are not yet known.

Barkley was the Eagles’ fourth-round  selection in the 2013 NFL Draft (98th overall pick). The 22-year old player was the all-time leading passer in both Pac-12 Conference and USC history. A four-year starter for the Trojans, Barkley finished his career with over 12,000 passing yards and became the only player in conference history to throw for over 100 touchdowns (116) in a career. Continue reading ‘It’s official: QB Matt Barkley signs 4-year deal with the Eagles’

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

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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’

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’