Eagles training camp at the Linc. Image via Lehigh Valley Live.
The open fan days of Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Training Camp at Lincoln Financial Field have come and gone, and the regular season opener is just days away from the Birds. The final open practice, where fans were able to get a sneak peek of the team under new head coach Chip Kelly, happened earlier this week.
In the first training camp held by the Eagles in the city of Philadelphia in decades, how was the fan experience? How was it different from Lehigh? Is one location distinctly better than the other? One fan’s opinion is offered in the guest post below, from high school student and aspiring sports writer Rave’n-DaJon Coleman, who found training camp at the Linc far less personal then being at Lehigh. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles training camp reflections: Lehigh versus the Linc’
Mike Vick is ready to compete for the Eagles’ starting job.
As Eagles training camp gets closer to being in full swing, more players are appearing—and talking to the media—each day. Tuesday saw Mike Vick hold court with the press and talking about what will be the hottest topic this summer until the matter is settled—who will be the Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback heading into the 2013 season.
Vick now says that he’s all about the competition. Continue reading ‘Mike Vick on the Eagles’ QB battle: ‘I believe in me’’
Happy Monday! Or, fine, just…Monday. Here’s a look at some of the Philadelphia Eagles news and headlines from the weekend:
Chip Kelly spoke to Philadelphia media last week and reiterated the fact that he is in no rush to name a starting quarterback. In fact he said that there is “nothing to gain” from naming one now. So stop wishing and hoping that one will be named sooner, will you? – CSNPhilly Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Waiting on an Eagles starting quarterback’
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mike Vick has made it clear in recent days that it would be his preference to have a starter named before the start of training camp. And though perhaps it would have been best for him to keep this thought to himself, you can’t really blame him for feeling that way. Who wouldn’t want to have certainty about their job status heading into camp?
But Chip Kelly has made it clear that that’s not how he rolls. It’s too soon for him to make those decisions and they will not be made until he is ready. Sorry, Vick. It’s good to want things. Continue reading ‘DeSean Jackson on knowing the Eagles’ starting QB before training camp: ‘The team wants to know, too’’
Good-bye Lehigh, hello South Philadelphia: Eagles training camp will be held in the city this year for the first time in decades.
The Chip Kelly era in Philadelphia Eagles football has so far been all about a new way of doing things. This summer, the firstchange to directly impact fans will take place—holding training camp in Philadelphia for the first time in decades.
The Eagles will host camp at the NovaCare with five open practices at Lincoln Financial Field, the team announced on Tuesday. Dates for those practices are: Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles announce training camp dates at the Linc’