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NFL Draft Day 2: Eagles pick DB Eric Rowe and LB Jordan Hicks

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The Eagles traded up to make Eric Rowe their first selection in the 2nd round.

Day 2 of the 2015 NFL draft saw the Eagles move up to get a versatile defensive back in Utah’s Eric Rowe with their second-round selection, and more depth at linebacker with Texas’ Jordan Hicks in the third round.

Philadelphia moved up from 52 to the 47th pick overall, trading with the Dolphins, to get Rowe (6’1, 205).  He has played both safety and corner, and what do you know–the Eagles need help at both. Continue reading ‘NFL Draft Day 2: Eagles pick DB Eric Rowe and LB Jordan Hicks’

One small step towards football season: Eagles preseason opponents announced

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The Philadelphia Eagles’ 2015 preseason opponents were announced on Thursday, getting us one small step closer to football season.

We don’t know the exact dates and times, but we know the opponents and where the games will take place. That’s all we really need right now. A morsel to whet the appetites of hearty fans. Continue reading ‘One small step towards football season: Eagles preseason opponents announced’

Morning Muse: Philadelphia Eagles v. Houston Texans gameday reading

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How will the Philadelphia Eagles come back from last week’s heartbreak in the desert? The team once again is on the road, facing a 4-4 Houston Texans whose defense could present some notable challenges to the Birds’ struggling offense. With the threat of the Dallas Cowboys looming large in the NFC East, it’s an important game for Philadelphia as they enter the all-important second half of the season. Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Philadelphia Eagles v. Houston Texans gameday reading’

Five Fantasy Football Sleepers from the NFC East

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By: Ron Lebya
Fantasy Football drafts can be an extremely stressful time for the casual fantasy football player. One night of selecting players can make or break a fantasy year while the season hasn’t even started. With the growing popularity of fantasy sports, players will find themselves in leagues filled with knowledgeable opponents and it can be tough to get an edge on even a casual fantasy player. Here is a list of sleepers that have the potential to help a fantasy football team and come at a serious value during a draft. Continue reading ‘Five Fantasy Football Sleepers from the NFC East’

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’