In a move that was widely reported, the Philadelphia Eagles announced the release of offensive lineman Todd Herremans on Friday.
He helped protect Donovan McNabb, Mike Vick and Nick Foles. He provided a consistent presence on the offensive line when the line was ravaged by injury. But the 32-year old veteran, who spent ten years on the Eagles, will no longer form the core of Philadelphia’s o-line.
In a statement, Chip Kelly said, Continue reading ‘Eagles make it official: Todd Herremans released’
As with any game, there are many important aspects of the Philadelphia Eagles on which to focus this Monday night. But who are we kidding: Tonight’s game against the Carolina Panthers is all about Mark Sanchez.
Every step he takes, every move he makes, we’ll be watching him. Every throw. Every decision. Can Sanchez ably lead the Birds for the six to eight weeks that Nick Foles is expected to be out with a broken collarbone? If so, is he the quarterback on which we should hitch our trailers for an even longer stretch of time? If Sanchez can avoid the turnovers that became an all-too prevalent part of Foles’ performance this season and turn in a series of consistent performances, the answer could be yes. But those are big “ifs”. Sanchez has his own history of turning the ball over to overcome. Since entering the league in 2009, the former USC quarterback has thrown for more interceptions (71) than touchdowns (70) in his career. Continue reading ‘All eyes on Mark Sanchez as Philadelphia Eagles face Carolina Panthers’
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’
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The Philadelphia Eagles are in the midst of their mandatory minicamp and, as was the case with OTAs the past few weeks, fans are looking for clues of what it may all mean.
Guess what? You’re going to have to keep on guessing. Chip Kelly won’t speak in definitive terms at this stage, but notes that the team is improving each and every day. The pace of practice no longer seems as feverish because they have grown used to the speed. Continue reading ‘Checking in on Philadelphia Eagles minicamp’