It started with Josh Huff returning the opening kickoff for a 107-yard touchdown for a franchise record. From the opening seconds of the game onward, the Philadelphia Eagles led the Tennessee Titans and never looked back, winning the match-up handily with a final score of 43-24. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles trounce Tennessee Titans with big win at the Linc’
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The Philadelphia Eagles head into their bye week flying on the highest note possible: On the heels of total shutout of those New York football Giants 27-0. 27-zip. 27-to-nada.
However you say it, the score is beautiful.
This is the game when LeSean McCoy finally got going, notching 149 rushing yards. The tight ends got into the act, with Zach Ertz and James Casey both getting in the endzone. Nick Foles finished the game with 21 for 34 with 248 yards for two touchdowns, but also threw two interceptions. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles flying high after total shutout of New York Giants’
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’
After the excitement of Monday night’s win over the Washington Redskins, there are two more opportunities in the next five days to see if the Philadelphia Eagles can do it again, first against San Diego on Sunday, then on Thursday versus Andy Reid and the Chiefs.
Sunday’s game against the Chargers is the home opener at the Linc. The Birds hope to surge to 2-0, while San Diego seeks to avenge their loss to the Texans, which saw them squander a 21-point lead over the Houston Texans.
Chip Kelly said this week that he was not thrilled with the pace of his team’s offense. He wants them to be even faster. Quite a bold statement, as those who watched the first half of Monday’s game could barely keep up with the rapid-fire pace of the plays. Will we see the pace sustained more evenly for all four quarters or will Mike Vick and the Eagles offense again slow things down in the second half? Continue reading ‘Can the Philadelphia Eagles surge to 2-0 against the San Diego Chargers?’
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’