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Eagles | Kevin Graf re-signed
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:27:30 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles re-signed OT Kevin Graf to their practice squad Wednesday, Oct. 1.


Eagles | Jason Kelce ruled out
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:40:17 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles C Jason Kelce (hernia) was ruled out of the team's Week 5 game.


Eagles | Wednesday practice report for Week 5
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:39:32 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles CB Brandon Boykin (hamstring) and LB Mychal Kendricks (calf) both did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. TE Trey Burton (achilles), CB Nolan Carroll (ankle), TE James Casey (knee), WR Josh Huff (shoulder), WR Brad Smith (groin), T Matt Tobin (ankle) and S Earl Wolff (knee) all fully practiced.


Eagles | Jeremy Maclin a full go
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:19:42 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin (hamstring) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.


Eagles | Jason Kelce making progress
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:19:23 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles C Jason Kelce (hernia) is making progress in his recovery from sports hernia surgery. His target return day is Nov. 10.


Eagles | Jeremy Maclin will practice WED
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:53:44 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin will return to practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, according to head coach Chip Kelly.


Eagles | Jake Knott signed to practice squad
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:38:44 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles re-signed free-agent LB Jake Knott to their practice squad Tuesday, Sept. 30.


Eagles | Release two players
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:34:16 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles released LB Brandon Hepburn and OT Tyler Hoover Tuesday, Sept. 30.


Eagles | Brandon Boykin hopes to play this week
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:18:30 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles CB Brandon Boykin (hip) hopes to practice later this week and play in the team's Week 5 game.


Eagles | Jeremy Maclin does not practice
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:24:16 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin did not participate in practice Tuesday, Sept. 30. Maclin said he is fine.


Eagles | Nick Foles struggling deep
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:45:42 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles has completed 25.6 percent of his throws over 20 yards this season. He is on pace to make 156 attempts of 20 or more yards. He had 55 attempts and completed 45 percent of them last season.


Eagles | No LeSean McCoy at goal line
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:48:33 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy didn't carry the ball on third or fourth down from the San Francisco 49ers' 1-yard line in fourth quarter of the team's Week 4 loss, and head coach Chip Kelly said he didn't trust the offensive line in the situation. "We weren't really getting a ton of push at the point of attack," Kelly said. "I didn't think we were going to be able to pound it in in that situation."


Eagles | No treatment for LeSean McCoy
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:07:07 -0700

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (toe) is not injured, head coach Chip Kelly said Monday, Sept. 29. "He's not on the treatment list," Kelly said. "He does normal maintenance like everybody else, but he hasn't had any injuries where we've done anything with him." McCoy struggled again in Week 4, and there were rumors his struggles this season have been linked to a turf toe injury suffered during the preseason.


Eagles | Nick Foles not hitting deep passes
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:44:23 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles did not complete any of his 10 passes that traveled at least 20 yards down the field in Week 4, and two of those passes were intercepted. Foles completed 35.3 percent of his passes that went at least 20 yards last season but is completing only 17.2 percent of those throws this season. Head coach Chip Kelly said he does not believe his deep passes are being affected by his banged up left shoulder because the passes are not being underthrown.


Eagles | LeSean McCoy not injured
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:27:03 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy is not dealing with any injuries at this time, according to head coach Chip Kelly. McCoy rushed for only 17 yards on 10 carries in Week 4.


Eagles | Lane Johnson added to roster
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:27:04 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles activated OT Lane Johnson from the Reserve/Suspended list Monday, Sept. 29, and he has been added to the active roster. The team also waived OT Kevin Graf.


Eagles | Lane Johnson returns
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:33:22 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson has served his four-game suspension and will practice Tuesday, Sept. 30.


Eagles | Line play hurting LeSean McCoy
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:27:28 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy had 10 carries for 17 yards Sunday, Sept. 28, and has 29 carries for 39 yards in the last two weeks. "We got whooped up front," head coach Chip Kelly said. "We're not very good up front right now. We've got a lot of guys banged up. That's not an excuse, it's just the reality."


Eagles | Nick Foles gets knee wrapped
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:03:03 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles (knee) left the Week 4 game against the San Francisco 49ers after taking a hit, and he had a black wrap placed on his right knee on the sidelines. However, he was able to stay in the game.


Eagles | Jason Peters limps off
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:28:58 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles OT Jason Peters (undisclosed) limped off the field in the Week 4 game against the San Francisco 49ers due to an apparent undisclosed leg injury.


Eagles | Week 4 Inactives
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:45:27 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared QB Matt Barkley, C Jason Kelce, WR Josh Huff, OT Kevin Graf, DE Taylor Hart, LB Mychal Kendricks, CB Jaylen Watkins inactive for Week 4.


Eagles | Extension for Jeremy Maclin?
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:43:06 -0700

The hot start by Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin has the team possibly talking about an in-season contract extension for him. It would mark the first time since 2009 the Eagles extended a contract during the season.


Eagles | Jason Peters fined
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:26:44 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles OT Jason Peters has been fined $10,000 for unnecessarily striking an opponent in the head area following a play during the team's Week 3 game.


Eagles | Jordan Matthews probable
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:14:25 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jordan Matthews (oblique) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 26, and is probable for Week 4 against the San Francisco 49ers.


Eagles | Friday injury report
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:09:48 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles C Jason Kelce (hernia) and LB Mychal Kendricks (calf) have been ruled out for Week 4 against the San Francisco 49ers. WR Josh Huff (shoulder) is questionable, while DE Brandon Bair (foot), CB Brandon Boykin (hip), TE James Casey (knee), DE Fletcher Cox (back), WR Brad Smith (groin), OT Matt Tobin (ankle), CB Jaylen Watkins (hamstring) and S Earl Wolff (knee) are probable. Kelce and Kendricks did not practice Friday, Sept. 26, while the others practiced in full.


Eagles | Thursday practice report for Week 4
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:50:11 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles DE Fletcher Cox (back) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 25. DE Brandon Bair (foot), CB Brandon Boykin (hip), TE James Casey (knee), DE Fletcher Cox (back), WR Josh Huff (shoulder), WR Brad Smith (groin), T Matt Tobin (ankle), CB Jaylen Watkins (hamstring) and S Earl Wolff (knee) all fully participated in practice.


Eagles | Jordan Matthews a full go
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:24:09 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jordan Matthews (oblique) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 25.


Eagles | Jordan Matthews paying dividends
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:22:10 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jordan Matthews stands 6-foot-3, and had a pair of touchdowns in Week 3 against the Washington Redskins. Head coach Chip Kelly likes his size, and looks forward to the future. "We wanted to get bigger at the wide receiver spot, especially in the slot," Kelly said Wednesday, Sept. 24. "Thought it would create some good matchups for us, and it's paying off for us." In the slot, Matthews will be matched against San Francisco 49ers CB Jimmie Ward, who is 5-foot-10.


Eagles | Short arms no problem for Zach Ertz
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:19:31 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly likes TE Zach Ertz's versatility, while it is believed the San Francisco 49ers skipped over Ertz and liked TE Vance McDonald more due to his physique and longer arms. Ertz will get a chance to show the 49ers what they are missing when his Eagles play in San Francisco in Week 4. "I was unaware that he had short arms," Kelly said. "They're long enough to catch a football because he does a really good job of that." Ertz has 45 receptions for 646 yards and five touchdowns since last season, while McDonald has managed just nine grabs for 128 yards and no scores.


Eagles | Wednesday injury report for Week 4
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:18:29 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks (calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. DE Fletcher Cox (back) was limited in practice. DE Brandon Bair (foot), CB Brandon Boykin (hip), TE James Casey (knee), WR Josh Huff (shoulder), WR Jordan Matthews (oblique), WR Brad Smith (groin), T Matt Tobin (ankle), CB Jaylen Watkins (hamstring) and SS Earl Wolff (knee) all fully participated in practice.


Eagles | LeSean McCoy not concerned
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:35:03 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy is not concerned with his rushing numbers from Week 3, and said he does not feel like he is struggling after posting 22 yards on 19 carries. "I don't think I'm struggling at all," McCoy said. "I don't know what you mean by that. I don't think I'm struggling, at all. So I don't know what you mean by that."


Eagles | Riley Cooper underwhelming so far
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:07:56 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper leads all wide receivers in routes run, according to Cecil Lammey of ESPN Denver, but has totaled just nine catches for 71 yards.


Eagles | No suspensions from in-game fight
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:47:41 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins will not have any suspensions handed down resulting from the in-game brawl between the teams in Week 3, according to NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent.


Eagles | Jason Kelce out six weeks
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:52:21 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles C Jason Kelce (hernia) will likely need six weeks of recovery time following surgery to fix his sports hernia, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. C David Molk will replace Kelce. The team will either have to keep Kelce on roster or place him on the Reserve/Injured list.


Eagles | Cary Williams thinks players being overworked
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:11:55 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles CB Cary Williams said he believes the team is starting slow during games because the players are being overworked during practice by head coach Chip Kelly. "It's hard to go out there and fight for 60 minutes when you're fighting throughout the week to make it through one practice. I'm not the only one. I'm just the only one that's man enough to stand up here and talk to y'all. It's obviously, in my opinion, an issue in our starts," Williams said.


Eagles | Jason Kelce to undergo surgery
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:04:43 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles C Jason Kelce (hernia) will undergo surgery to repair a sports hernia he suffered in Week 3. Head coach Chip Kelly said he does not know how long Kelce will be out, but indicated it is a long-term injury. C David Molk will start at center while Kelce is out.


Eagles | Jason Peters ejected
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:07:22 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles OT Jason Peters was ejected from the Week 3 game against the Washington Redskins after getting involved in a fracas.


Eagles | LeSean McCoy returns
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:13:41 -0700

Updating previous reports, Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (head) has been able to return after missing time with a head injury.


Eagles | LeSean McCoy injury update
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:51:59 -0700

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (head) is being examined for a head injury after leaving the team's Week 3 game. It is not known if McCoy will be able to return.


Eagles | LeSean McCoy shaken up
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:43:04 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (undisclosed) was slow to get up after suffering an apparent helmet-to-helmet hit during the team's Week 3 game. He was able to walk off the field under his own power.


Eagles | Week 3 Inactives
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:30:52 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared SS Earl Wolff, WR Josh Huff, OT Kevin Graf, OG Matt Tobin, QB Matt Barkley, LB Mychal Kendricks, DE Taylor Hart inactive for Week 3.


Eagles | Zach Ertz making big plays
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:13:29 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz has seven receptions on the season, and six of them have gone for 20 or more yards. He's second in the league in that category.


Eagles | Riley Cooper's role decreasing?
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:41:23 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper has five catches for 37 yards and no scores in two games this season despite Chip Kelly's offense creating one-on-one opportunities on the outside by drawing the safeties toward the middle of the field.


Eagles | Friday injury report
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:09:17 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks (calf) has been ruled out for Week 3. WR Josh Huff (shoulder) is listed as doubtful, OT Matt Tobin (ankle) and SS Earl Wolff (ankle) are listed as questionable and CB Nolan Carroll (elbow), DE Fletcher Cox (back), OG Todd Herremans (hamstring), FS Malcolm Jenkins (shoulder), WR Brad Smith (groin), CB Jaylen Watkins (hamstring) and CB Cary Williams (hamstring) are listed as probable. Kendricks and Wolff did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 19, while the other players fully participated in practice.


Eagles | Zach Ertz listed as probable
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:07:27 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 19, and is listed as probable for Week 3.


Philadelphia Eagles

Acho Emmanuel LB
Allen Beau NT
Allen Nate FS
Andrews Josh OG
Austin Greg AC
Azzinaro Jerry AC
Bair Brandon DL
Barbre Allen OT
Barkley Matt QB
Barwin Connor LB
Bicknell Bob AC
Boykin Brandon CB
Braman Bryan LB
Burton Trey TE
Caldwell Mike AC
Carroll Nolan CB
Casey James TE
Celek Brent TE
Chinander Erik AC
Clay Michael AC
Cole Trent LB
Cooper Riley WR
Cox Fletcher DL
Curry Vinny DL
Davis Bill DC
Dawson Mike AC
Dorenbos Jon C
Ertz Zach TE
Fipp Dave AC
Fletcher Bradley CB
Foles Nick QB
Gamble Tom TO
Gardner Andrew OT
Goode Najee LB
Graf Kevin OT
Graham Brandon DL
Gray Keith AC
Hamilton Cobi WR
Harper Matt AC
Hart Taylor DE
Herremans Todd OG
Huff Josh WR
Jenkins Malcolm FS
Jenkins Pete AC
Johnson Lane OT
Jones Donnie P
Kelce Jason C
Kelly Chip HC
Kelly Dennis OT
Kendricks Mychal LB
Kinne G.J. QB
Knott Jake LB
Logan Bennie DL
Lovett John AC
Lyght Todd AC
Maclin Jeremy WR
Maehl Jeff WR
Maragos Chris FS
Mathis Evan OG
Matthews Casey LB
Matthews Jordan WR
McCoy LeSean RB
McGovern Bill AC
Minter Rick AC
Molk David C
Musgrave Bill AC
Parkey Cody PK
Peelle Justin AC
Peters Jason OT
Polk Chris RB
Pratt Quron WR
Roseman Howie GM
Ryans DeMeco LB
Sanchez Mark QB
Segrest Rory AC
Shuey Bill AC
Shurmur Pat OC
Smith Brad WR
Smith Marcus LB
Smith Wade OG
Sproles Darren RB
Staley Duce AC
Stoutland Jeff AC
Taylor Press AC
Thomas Phillip X. FS
Thomas Tra AC
Thornton Cedric DL
Tobin Matt OG
Trotter Frank DL
Tucker Matthew RB
Watkins Jaylen DB
Williams Cary CB
Williams Gordon AC
Williams Ted AC
Wolff Earl SS
Zordich Mike AC