Team Notebook: Philadelphia Eagles

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Eagles | Philly high on Sam Bradford
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:46:21 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford was valued high by head coach Chip Kelly and owner Jeffrey Lurie before they traded for him this offseason. Lurie said this week that the Eagles evaluated Bradford as "the best young quarterback we'd seen… probably since Peyton Manning coming out of college" leading up to the 2010 NFL Draft. Offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, who worked with Bradford while with the St. Louis Rams, was maybe the strongest advocate of Bradford before the trade went down.


Eagles | Evan Mathis not on trade block
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:27:50 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles OG Evan Mathis is not being shopped to other teams, but the Eagles are willing to trade him if they receive a good offer, according to head coach Chip Kelly.


Eagles | Chip Kelly favors one-cut runners
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:58:57 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles traded RB LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills because head coach Chip Kelly desires a one-cut running back, according to Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie. Lurie praised McCoy as a player, but the move was not financially driven. Kelly felt he could garner more production from a different running back or two. Lurie used the term "power spread" on multiple occasions to describe Kelly's offense. RBs DeMarco Murray, Darren Sproles and Ryan Mathews figure to share the work.


Eagles | Evan Mathis might be dealt
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:55:17 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles might release OG Evan Mathis if they cannot find a trade partner, according to a source close to the situation.


Rams | Nick Foles didn't see trade coming
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:33:03 -0700

St. Louis Rams QB Nick Foles said he didn't know the Philadelphia Eagles were looking to trade him, despite rumors swirling about their intentions, and the first time he learned about the move was the moment Eagles head coach Chip Kelly called him to say Foles had been dealt to the Rams.


Eagles | Connor Barwin contract update
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:33:04 -0700

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles LB Connor Barwin's restructured contract will pay him $6 million in 2016, $7 million in 2017 and $8.5 million in 2018. Barwin's 2015 salary cap charge of $7 million was not lowered.


Eagles | Connor Barwin restructured
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:21:47 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles LB Connor Barwin reworked his 2015 deal Wednesday, March 18. His 2015 salary ($6.4 million) is now guaranteed, and he'll make $3 million in 2016.


Eagles | DeMarco Murray has rushing escalators
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 06:35:57 -0700

Updating previous reports, Philadelphia Eagles RB DeMarco Murray has up to $500,000 in base salary escalators from 2016-19 based on rushing yards.


Eagles | Bryan Braman restructures
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 23:35:31 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles LB Bryan Braman has restructured his contract. Braman reduced his base salary from $1.2 million to $745,000. In exchange, the team extended his contract for an additional year and will pay him $900,000 in 2016.


Eagles | Tim Tebow still an option
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:56:20 -0700

Free-agent QB Tim Tebow (Patriots) reportedly has an 80% chance of be signed by the Philadelphia Eagles if QB Matt Barkley is traded.


Eagles | Benardrick McKinney to visit
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 04:45:03 -0700

Mississippi State LB Benardrick McKinney will visit the Philadelphia Eagles in advance of the 2015 NFL Draft.


Eagles | Matt Barkley available in trade
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 04:37:15 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles QB Matt Barkley is on the trading block, according to those close to the team. The Eagles will likely go with a combination of QB Sam Bradford and QB Mark Sanchez.


Eagles | No plans to sign Tim Tebow
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:46:10 -0700

Free-agent QB Tim Tebow (Patriots) worked out with the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, March 16, but the Eagles have no imminent plans to sign him after his workout.


Eagles | PHI confident in young receivers
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:37:40 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WRs Jordan Matthews and Josh Huff will forcibly have increased roles in 2015 with the departure of WR Jeremy Maclin to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Philadelphia staff is reportedly confident enough in the development of the two receivers, as well as second-year TE Zach Ertz.


Eagles | Will look at receivers to draft
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:32:57 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly said the team will take a good, hard look at wide receivers in this year's NFL Draft following the loss of WR Jeremy Maclin to the Kansas City Chiefs.


Eagles | Sam Bradford to be traded?
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:15:57 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford is still the subject of trade speculation as coaches attending the West Virginia University Pro Day posited that Bradford could be traded to the Tennessee Titans in exchange for the second overall pick in the NFL Draft this year.


Eagles | Tim Tebow works out
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:39:57 -0700

Free-agent QB Tim Tebow (Broncos) is working out with the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, March 16, according to a source.


Eagles | Nelson Agholor expected to visit Eagles
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:44:58 -0700

Former University of Southern California WR Nelson Agholor said that he is visiting the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, March 15.


Eagles | Ryan Mathews terms
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:19:17 -0700

Updating previous reports, Philadelphia Eagles RB Ryan Mathews' three-year deal is worth $11 million. He received a $3 million signing bonus and yearly of salaries of $1 million, $3 million and $4 million. He also has a rushing yards escalator of $250,000.


Eagles | DeMarco Murray's deal is official
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:13:57 -0700

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles RB DeMarco Murray's five-year deal is official. The deal is worth $42 million with $21 million guaranteed.


Eagles | Ryan Mathews contract update
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:54:47 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB Ryan Mathews' contract is three years in length. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Eagles | Ryan Mathews will sign with PHI
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:48:29 -0700

Free-agent RB Ryan Mathews (Chargers) will indeed sign with the Philadelphia Eagles, according to a source.


Eagles | DeMarco Murray financials
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:30:50 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB DeMarco Murray will receive $40 million in base salary over the next five years of his deal, with a max of $42 million. He will have $18 million fully guaranteed and $21 million in total guarantees.


Eagles | Working to trade Evan Mathis
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:14:20 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles OG Evan Mathis may be traded, as the team is working to move him according to league sources.


Eagles | DeMarco Murray expected contract terms
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:32:55 -0700

Updating a previous report, free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) is expected to sign a five-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles that will pay $42 million with $21 million guaranteed.


Eagles | DeMarco Murray expected to join Eagles
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:06:03 -0700

Updating previous reports, free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) is fully expected to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles if all goes well with his visit.


Eagles | DeMarco Murray expected to join Eagles
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:24:37 -0700

Updating a previous report, free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) is expected to sign with Philadelphia Eagles, according to a league source.


Eagles | Ryan Mathews yet to sign with Philly
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:17:13 -0700

Free-agent RB Ryan Mathews (Chargers) agreed to a deal with the Philadelphia Eagles Wednesday, March 11, but he hasn't signed it yet. It's unknown if he'll go through and sign if the Eagles sign free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys).


Eagles | Philly could land DeMarco Murray
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 06:24:27 -0700

Free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) is flying to Philadelphia with the intent of signing with the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday, March 12. He would consider a last-minute, final offer from the Dallas Cowboys, though.


Eagles | DeMarco Murray to visit Philly
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:12:52 -0700

Free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) will meet with officials of the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday, March 12, according to a league source.


Eagles | DeMeco Ryans will return
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:16:23 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans will return to the team in 2015, according to head coach Chip Kelly. Ryans is trying to return from a torn Achilles' tendon.


Eagles | Philly confident in Sam Bradford
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:18:32 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford has confidence from the coaching staff that he can be their starting quarterback moving forward. "I think he's got an outstanding skill set," head coach Chip Kelly said. "He's a big, strong, physical quarterback. He's over 6-4, he's 240 pounds, he's smart, he's intelligent. He's one of the most accurate throwers when you see him throw the football. I think he's smart; I think he's wired right." Kelly also emphasized the fact that offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur worked with Bradford for a year with the St. Louis Rams, and he vouched for the oft-injured quarterback.


Eagles | Walter Thurmond contract update
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:04:45 -0700

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles CB Walter Thurmond signed a one-year deal worth $3.25 million. The deal also includes $750,000 in playing time incentives.


Eagles | Sam Bradford has been throwing
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:00:17 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford said he has been participating in a throwing program for a few weeks now.


Eagles | DeMarco Murray contacted by Sam Bradford
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:48:41 -0700

Free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) has been contacted by new Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford in hopes of Murray joining the Eagles. Bradford and Murray were teammates and even roommates at the University of Oklahoma.


Eagles | DeMarco Murray interested in Philly
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:17:41 -0700

Free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) is interested in signing with the Philadelphia Eagles, and he called head coach Chip Kelly personally. Murray is familiar with the spread offense from college, and he was new Eagles QB Sam Bradford's roommate in college, too.


Eagles | Philly still pursuing DeMarco Murray
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 11:23:44 -0700

Free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) is still being pursued by the Philadelphia Eagles, even though they just signed RB Ryan Mathews.


Eagles | Ryan Mathews agrees with Eagles
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 11:04:05 -0700

Free-agent RB Ryan Mathews (Chargers) has agreed to terms with the Philadelphia Eagles on a three-year, $11.5 million deal Wednesday, March 11, according to a source. The deal includes $5 million in guarantees.


Eagles | Eagles getting offers for Sam Bradford
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:48:17 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford is still getting interest from other teams, as head coach Chip Kelly said a team offered him a first-round pick for Bradford this morning.


Eagles | Philly won't mortgage future for QB
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:47:21 -0700

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota is the best quarterback in the upcoming NFL Draft, according to Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, but Kelly said the team will not mortgage the future to trade up to draft Mariota.


Eagles | Ryan Mathews likely to join Eagles
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 07:24:55 -0700

Updating an earlier report, free-agent RB Ryan Mathews (Chargers) is likely to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles Wednesday, March 11.


Eagles | Ryan Mathews to visit Philadelphia
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 05:57:16 -0700

Free-agent RB Ryan Mathews (Chargers) will visit the Philadelphia Eagles Wednesday, March 11.


Eagles | Walter Thurmond agrees with Philadelphia
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 05:34:56 -0700

Free-agent CB Walter Thurmond (Giants) agreed to a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles Wednesday, March 11.


Eagles | Byron Maxwell agrees
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:18:40 -0700

Updating a previous item, free-agent CB Byron Maxwell (Seahawks) agreed to a six-year, $63 million deal with the Philadelphia Eagles Tuesday, March 10. The deal includes $25 million in guarantees.


Eagles | Sam Bradford obtained officially
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:56:04 -0700

St. Louis Rams QB Sam Bradford has officially been traded to the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles also receive a 2015 fifth-round draft pick and surrender QB Nick Foles and a 2015 sixth-round draft pick and a 2016 second-round draft pick. However, the 2016 second-round pick will go back to Philadelphia if Bradford does not start.


Philadelphia Eagles

Acho Emmanuel LB
Allen Beau NT
Alonso Kiko LB
Andrews Josh OG
Austin Greg AC
Azzinaro Jerry AC
Bair Brandon DL
Barbre Allen OT
Barkley Matt QB
Barner Kenjon RB
Barwin Connor LB
Bicknell Bob AC
Boykin Brandon CB
Bradford Sam QB
Braman Bryan LB
Burton Trey TE
Carroll Nolan CB
Celek Brent TE
Chinander Erik AC
Clay Michael AC
Cooper Riley WR
Couplin III Jerome S
Cox Fletcher DL
Curry Vinny DL
Davis Bill DC
Dawson Mike AC
Day Ryan AC
Dorenbos Jon C
Ertz Zach TE
Fipp Dave AC
Gardner Andrew OT
Goode Najee LB
Graf Kevin OT
Graham Brandon DL
Gray Keith AC
Harper Matt AC
Harper Matthew AC
Hart Taylor DE
Hepburn Brandon LB
Huff Josh WR
Jenkins Malcolm FS
Jenkins Pete AC
Johnson Lane OT
Jones Brad LB
Jones Donnie P
Kelce Jason C
Keliikipi Wade DL
Kelly Chip HC
Kelly Dennis OT
Kendricks Mychal LB
Kinne G.J. QB
Logan Bennie DL
Lovett John AC
Maehl Jeff WR
Maragos Chris FS
Marynowitz Ed TO
Mathews Ryan RB
Mathis Evan OG
Matthews Jordan WR
Maxwell Byron CB
McGovern Bill AC
Minter Rick AC
Molk David C
Mueller Rick TO
Murphy Will WR
Murray DeMarco RB
Parkey Cody PK
Peelle Justin AC
Peters Jason OT
Pratt Quron WR
Prosinski Chris FS
Reynolds Ed S
Roseman Howie GM
Ryans DeMeco LB
Sanchez Mark QB
Segrest Rory AC
Shuey Bill AC
Shurmur Pat OC
Smith Brian M. AC
Smith Marcus LB
Sproles Darren RB
Staley Duce AC
Stoutland Jeff AC
Taylor Press AC
Thomas Phillip X. FS
Thomas Stephen AC
Thomas Tra AC
Thurmond Walter CB
Tobin Matt OG
Trotter Frank DL
Tucker Matthew RB
Undlin Cory AC
Vandervelde Julian OG
Watkins Jaylen DB
Williams Gordon AC
Williams Ted AC
Wolff Earl SS
Zordich Mike AC