Team Notebook: Philadelphia Eagles

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Eagles | Interest in Stefen Wisniewski
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:51:00 -0800

Free-agent C Stefen Wisniewski (Raiders) is drawing interest from the Philadelphia Eagles.

Eagles | Todd Herremans not officially released yet
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:09:08 -0800

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles OG Todd Herremans was not released Thursday, Feb. 26, but is expected to be cut within the next few days. Herremans will then be able to speak with other teams.

Eagles | Todd Herremans to be cut
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:23:16 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles G Todd Herremans will be released Thursday, Feb. 26.

Eagles | Nate Allen cleared
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:34:25 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent FS Nate Allen has been cleared of any wrongdoing after being accused of an alleged lewd act in Florida last week.

Eagles | No talks with Cary Williams
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:55:42 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles CB Cary Williams has not had any discussions with the team on his future to this point.

Eagles | James Casey cut
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:20:27 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles TE James Casey has been released.

Eagles | Brian Smith hired in Philadelphia
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:49:14 -0800

Former New York Jets assistant Brian M. Smith was hired by the Philadelphia Eagles as assistant linebackers coach Wednesday, Feb. 18.

Eagles | Nate Allen detained, released in Florida
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:34:11 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent CB Nate Allen was detained in Florida over the weekend after being pulled over Monday, Feb. 16, for an alleged lewd act. There were no charges filed and Allen was eventually released.

Eagles | Brandon Graham unlikely to receive franchise tag
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 10:06:28 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent LB Brandon Graham is unlikely to receive the franchise tag because of the money it would cost the team.

Eagles | Jeremy Maclin unlikely for tag
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 10:03:19 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent WR Jeremy Maclin is unlikely to receive the franchise tag because of the kind of financial commitment it would entail. It's still likely that the Eagles will work out a long-term deal with him.

Eagles | Philly rejected trade for Josh Gordon
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:27:42 -0800

Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon was offered to the Philadelphia Eagles at the start of the 2013 season, but the Eagles did not want to trade QB Nick Foles for Gordon, according to a source. The Eagles were concerned about Gordon's two-game suspension, while the Browns wanted Foles to be their starting quarterback.

Eagles | Brandon Graham wants $20 million guarantee
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 23:30:20 -0800

Free-agent DL Brandon Graham (Eagles) is seeking a four-year contract worth $30 million in free agency, with $20 million in guaranteed money.

Eagles | Eagles eyeing Jake Locker?
Fri, 06 Feb 2015 17:47:14 -0800

Tennessee Titans impending free-agent QB Jake Locker could draw interest from the Philadelphia Eagles, according to an NFL agent.

Eagles | Philly has 19 million to spend
Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:23:21 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles have $19.04 million to spend against the projected $140 million 2015 salary cap. They currently have 67 players under contract for the 2015 season.

Eagles | Tra Thomas not retained
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 12:56:33 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles assistant coach Tra Thomas's contract was not renewed. Thomas worked with the team's outside linebackers.

Eagles | Changes made to coaching staff
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 11:32:07 -0800

Former Princeton linebackers coach Stephen Thomas has been named the Philadelphia Eagles quality control coach, former special teams assistant Matthew Harper has been named the assistant defensive backs coach and former defensive quality control coach Michael Clay has been named assistant special teams coach.

Eagles | Negotiating with Jeremy Maclin
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:47:11 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin confirmed negotiations between his representation and the Eagles are ongoing. The veteran receiver is likely seeking a five-year deal worth over $10 million per year, but he also could receive the franchise tag.

Eagles | LeSean McCoy open to restructure
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:22:29 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy has said he would restructure his contract to lower the $11.95 million cap hit for 2015, but he will not take a pay cut.

Eagles | Tough financial decisions ahead
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:28:23 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent WR Jeremy Maclin had a career year in 2014, but the team may have trouble re-signing him due to salary cap issues. The Eagles may not be able to retain both Maclin and RB LeSean McCoy. McCoy is under contract for another three years, but his salary cap number increases to $11.9 million in 2015, unless he restructures his current deal. If the Eagles cannot re-sign Maclin, they would have to commit more than $12 million for using the franchise tag on him.

Eagles | Ed Marynowitz promoted
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:20:25 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles assistant director of player personnel Ed Marynowitz was promoted to vice president of player personnel Thursday, Jan. 29.

Eagles | Bob Bicknell staying with team
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:35:14 -0800

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles wide receivers coach Bob Bicknell is staying with the Eagles after talking with the San Francisco 49ers about their offensive coordinator position.

Eagles | Zach Ertz to play more in 2015?
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:45:45 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz ranked ninth among tight ends in 2014 with 293 receiving yards out of the slot, but's Sheil Kapadia believes Ertz could see more time in the slot next year if WR Jordan Matthews spends more time outside.

Eagles | Jordan Matthews' role to expand?
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:56:13 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jordan Matthews played 65% of the offensive snaps and ran 92.4% of his routes from the slot in 2014, per Pro That was the role Eagles head coach Chip Kelly envisioned him in when the club drafted him last year. However, according to's Sheil Kapadia, the team could benefit from expanding Matthews' role by playing him outside more in two-wide receiver sets while keeping in him in the slot when the Eagles use three or more wide receivers.

Eagles | Chris Polian received second interview
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:45:26 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars pro director Chris Polian recently had a second interview with the Philadelphia Eagles for their general manager vacancy, according to a league source.

Eagles | Ryan Day hired
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:49:53 -0800

Boston College offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Ryan Day was hired by the Philadelphia Eagles as their new quarterbacks coach Thursday, Jan. 22.

Eagles | Ryan Day expected to become QB coach
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:21:10 -0800

Boston College offensive coordinator Ryan Day is expected to join the Philadelphia Eagles as their new quarterbacks coach, according to a source.

Eagles | Met with four prospects
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 02:11:12 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles met with four draft prospects at the Senior Bowl, including LB Mike Hull (Penn State), DE Deion Barnes (Penn State), WR Devin X. Smith (Ohio State) and CB Joshua Shaw (USC).

Eagles | Meet with Devin Smith
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:13:41 -0800

Ohio State University WR Devin X. Smith met with the Philadelphia Eagles at the Senior Bowl.

Eagles | Announce coaching changes
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:41:20 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles announced Monday, Jan. 19, that Cory Undlin will serve as the defensive backs coach and Justin Peelle will be the tight ends coach next season. Also, John Lovett, the team's defensive backs coach since 2013 and Ted Williams, the tight ends coach the last two years, will work in the pro scouting department.

Eagles | Teammate endorses Nick Foles
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 19:45:35 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles is the leader of the team and is capable of leading the team to the playoffs, RB LeSean McCoy said Friday, Jan. 16.

Eagles | Jeremy Maclin heads to Pro Bowl
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 06:35:36 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin will replace Denver Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas in the Pro Bowl due to injury.

Eagles | Connor Barwin salary to rise
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 23:59:14 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles LB Connor Barwin hit his full escalator clause for the season, so his 2015 salary will rise from the original $5.5 million up to $6.4 million.

Eagles | Brian Gaine interviewed Sunday
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 04:17:57 -0800

Houston Texans pro personnel director Brian Gaine interviewed for the Philadelphia Eagles general nanager job Sunday, Jan. 11.

Eagles | Scott Fitterer expected to interview for GM job
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 07:39:39 -0800

Seattle Seahawks director of college scouting Scott Fitterer is expected to interview for the Philadelphia Eagles general manager position this upcoming week, according to a source.

Eagles | Todd Lyght headed to Vanderbilt
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 23:52:46 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles assistant DB coach Todd Lyght is leaving the team to become the cornerbacks coach at Vanderbilt.

Eagles | Granted permission to interview Brian Gaine
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 15:03:17 -0800

Houston Texans director of pro personnel Brian Gaine will interview with the Philadelphia Eagles for their vacant general manager position.

Eagles | Evan Mathis added to Pro Bowl
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 08:52:31 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles OG Evan Mathis was added to the Pro Bowl Wednesday, Jan. 7. Mathis is replacing New Orleans Saints OG Jahri Evans, who is not able to participate due to injury.

Eagles | Chris Ballard not expected to interview
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 18:59:13 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs executive Chris Ballard is not expected to interview for the Philadelphia Eagles' open general manager position.

Eagles | Request to interview Chris Ballard
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 16:40:02 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs executive Chris Ballard has been requested for an interview with the Philadelphia Eagles for their general manager opening. Ballard could already be the favorite for the GM job with the Chicago Bears.

Eagles | Brandon Hepburn returns
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 10:44:06 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles re-signed free-agent LB Brandon Hepburn Monday, Jan. 5. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Eagles | Howie Roseman receives raise
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 12:35:39 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman has received a $200,000 annual raise, according to a league source familiar with his contract situation. He will be paid an average of $1.7 million a year on a deal which runs through 2020.

Eagles | Ed Marynowitz a GM candidate
Sat, 03 Jan 2015 13:41:36 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles assistant director player personnel Ed Marynowitz has emerged as a candidate for the team's open general manager post, according to

Eagles | Malcomm Jenkins fined
Sat, 03 Jan 2015 05:12:51 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles FS Malcolm Jenkins was fined $8,268 for a facemask penalty in the team's Week 17 game.

Eagles | Chip Kelly to oversee player personnel
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 15:34:17 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly will oversee the team's player personnel department, and will hire a personnel executive.

Eagles | Howie Roseman promoted
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 14:44:04 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman was promoted to executive vice president of football operations Friday, Jan. 2.

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