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Eagles | Fletcher Cox working on contract
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 06:55:04 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles DE Fletcher Cox has been undergoing contract discussions with the team, which has made him a priority this offseason. According to two different people familiar with the negotiations, Cox could end up with a deal that has over $50 million in guaranteed money, and one said the smart bet is to take the over.

Eagles | Nick Foles of interest to Eagles?
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:16:27 -0800

Los Angeles Rams QB Nick Foles is expected to be inquired about rejoining the Philadelphia Eagles.

Eagles | No franchise tag for Sam Bradford
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:10:03 -0800

Updating previous reports, Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford will not receive the franchise tag.

Eagles | Riley Cooper released
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:44:48 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper was released Monday, Feb. 8.

Eagles | No decision on Sam Bradford
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 07:01:19 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent QB Sam Bradford could have the franchise tag placed on him this offseason, but the team hasn't made a decision yet. If the Eagles use the franchise tag on Bradford, they will need to pay him about $20 million in 2016 once he signs the contract.

Eagles | Philly not pursuing Nick Foles?
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 17:12:35 -0800

Los Angeles Rams QB Nick Foles has no chance of being reacquired by the Philadelphia Eagles, according to a league source.

Eagles | Philly interested in Nick Foles?
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 10:23:12 -0800

Los Angeles Rams QB Nick Foles could be an option for the Philadelphia Eagles this offseason because head coach Doug Pederson drafted them when they were both with Philadelphia and is interested in Foles, according to sources.

Eagles | No tag expected for Sam Bradford
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 10:17:28 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent QB Sam Bradford is not expected to receive the franchise tag this offseason, but the team is still interested in re-signing him, according to sources.

Eagles | DeMarco Murray unlikely to be cut
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:45:59 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RB DeMarco Murray is guaranteed $7 million in 2016, and the Eagles would take a $13 million salary cap hit if they were to release him before June 1, which makes Murray unlikely to be cut. Murray would likely have to take a pay cut to be traded.

Eagles | Malcolm Jenkins welcomes extension
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:12:46 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles FS Malcolm Jenkins, who has one year left on his contract, said he would welcome a long-term extension from the team. Jenkins will earn $5 million in 2016.

Eagles | Doug Pederson hints at QB change
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:14:54 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson listed finding a "young quarterback" as one of the steps necessary for team to have success, which could mean QB Sam Bradford is not in the team's plans moving forward.

Eagles | DeMarco Murray committed to Eagles
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:48:06 -0800

Updating previous reports, Philadelphia Eagles RB DeMarco Murray said he is committed to the Eagles despite rumors that there may be dissension between Murray and Philadelphia and despite a tweet by Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant telling Murray to return to the Cowboys.

Eagles | Three teams eyeing DeMarco Murray?
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:35:36 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RB DeMarco Murray could be courted by the Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders or Dallas Cowboys if he does not return to the Eagles next season, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Those three teams were interested in Murray last offseason before he signed with the Eagles.

Eagles | DeMarco Murray on the outs in Philly?
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:57:14 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles and RB DeMarco Murray appear to be at odds regarding his future with the organization. The division is based on Murray's disappointing 2015 season, the team's conviction he is the long-term answer at running back and the huge five-year, $40 million contract he signed last offseason.

Eagles | Walter Thurmond may not return
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:10:02 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent FS Walter Thurmond seems to be a low priority for the Eagles this offseason and may not be re-signed under the new coaching regime.

Eagles | New role for Mychal Kendricks?
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:58:01 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks is expected to play weakside linebacker in the Eagles' new 4-3 defense.

Eagles | Philly could draft quarterback
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:46:15 -0800

If Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford does not return in 2016, the Eagles could use a high draft pick on the position and look for a quarterback in free agency to help bridge the gap until that rookie is capable of starting, in the opinion of's Jimmy Kempski.

Eagles | Sam Bradford unlikely to return?
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:32:34 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford has a good chance of not returning to Philadelphia next season, according to Jimmy Kempski of Kempski said he would lean heavily towards Bradford not being re-signed.

Eagles | Vinny Curry signs new deal
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:53:21 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles DE Vinny Curry agreed to a five-year, $47.25 million deal Tuesday, Feb. 2. The deal includes $23 million in guaranteed money.

Eagles | Philly offense better without Chip Kelly?
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:48:28 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson said the offense didn't push the pace in a 35-30 win over the New York Giants in Week 17, and he believes the slower tempo helped the team.

Eagles | Lane Johnson endorses Sam Bradford
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 16:49:34 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson said he thinks the team would benefit from re-signing QB Sam Bradford. "I definitely want him to say," Johnson said. "If you look at the last part of the year, Sam was doing really well. Completing a lot of passes and getting comfortable. Him staying here, him being familiar with the players, I think that would really help us out."

Eagles | Start talks with Fletcher Cox, Vinny Curry
Sat, 30 Jan 2016 07:00:16 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles DT Fletcher Cox and impending free-agent DE Vinny Curry have begun contract talks with the Eagles this week, according to a source. Cox has one-year left on his contract, while Curry will be an unrestricted free-agent this offseason.

Eagles | Philadelphia to run 4-3 defense
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 11:06:06 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz confirmed the Eagles will run a 4-3 defense in 2016.

Eagles | Morocco Brown interviews
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:32:51 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles have interviewed Morocco Brown for their personnel opening. Brown has worked for the Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins and Chicago Bears.

Eagles | Lane Johnson gets paid
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:55:41 -0800

Updating an earlier report, Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson received a six-year, $63 million deal with $35.5 million guaranteed. The deal makes him one of the highest-paid offensive tackles in the league.

Eagles | Lane Johnson signs new deal
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:08:15 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson signed a six-year contract through the 2021 season Friday, Jan. 29.

Eagles | Philadelphia wants Jason Peters back
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 21:31:16 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles OT Jason Peters has "several good years" left, according to head coach Doug Pederson, and Pederson said he wants Peters back with the team in 2016.

Eagles | Philly could let Sam Bradford walk
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 21:25:48 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent QB Sam Bradford could hit the open market if the team believes there is a franchise quarterback available in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Eagles | Fletcher Cox wants to stay
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:09:25 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent DE Fletcher Cox said he would like to re-sign with the team. "I wanna be there, that's where I want to be -- for the long haul," Cox said. "I think the team wants me there, everyone wants me there from the owner all the way down." The Eagles are already believed to be working on an extension with Cox. He finished 2015 with 9.5 sacks and 50 tackles.

Eagles | Already interviewed Brandon Hunt
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 13:21:23 -0800

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers pro scouting coordinator Brandon Hunt met with the Philadelphia Eagles Wednesday, Jan. 27, according to a source, and there could be another meeting soon. Hunt interviewed for the Eagle's director of player personnel position.

Eagles | Will interview Brandon Hunt
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 12:09:26 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles have received permission to interview Pittsburgh Steelers pro scouting coordinator Brandon Hunt for their director of player personnel position.

Eagles | Chris Wilson added to coaching staff
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 17:00:09 -0800

Former University of Missouri defensive line coach Chris X. Wilson has been hired by the Philadelphia Eagles to coach their defensive line.

Eagles | Brent Celek signs extension
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:18:40 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles TE Brent Celek signed a three-year, $13 million extension Tuesday, Jan. 26, which includes $6 million guaranteed, according to sources.

Eagles | Sam Bradford wants to stay in Philly?
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 09:56:19 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent QB Sam Bradford would like to stay in Philadelphia, according to Eagles TE Zach Ertz. "I think he's excited," Ertz said. "He wants to be in Philadelphia." New head coach Doug Pederson said last week that Bradford is a top-notch quarterback that would fit his system well.

Eagles | Three Eagles may land deals
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 08:22:46 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson, DE Fletcher Cox and impending free-agent DE Vinny Curry have had discussions about long-term deals. Johnson could have a new deal by the end of the week, according to sources. Curry is mulling an offer from the team, according to sources. Cox is under contract through 2016, but the two sides have talked about an extension.

Eagles | Zach Ertz finished strong
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:15:12 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz had 35 catches for 450 yards over the last four weeks of the regular season, which was the highest yardage total by a tight end in NFL history in the final four weeks.

Eagles | West Coast offense in Philly?
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:23:05 -0800

With the arrival of new Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson, the Eagles are expected to switch to the West Coast offense that doesn't require as much blocking for its tight ends.

Eagles | Zach Ertz has Pro Bowl incentives
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:00:50 -0800

Updating earlier reports, Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz can earn a maximum of $45.8 million because of $300,000 Pro Bowl incentives and $3 million in Pro Bowl salary escalators.

Eagles | Zach Ertz lands big deal
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 07:26:03 -0800

Updating an earlier report, Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz signed a five-year, $42.5 million deal with $20 million in guarantees Monday, Jan. 25. The deal makes him the fourth-highest-paid tight end in the league.

Eagles | Zach Ertz signs extension
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 07:21:35 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz was signed to a five-year contract extension Monday, Jan. 25.

Eagles | More production from Zach Ertz?
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:56:03 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz posted 75 receptions in 2015, but he had six games with three receptions or fewer in 15 games played. Ertz hasn't been featured as much in the passing game in recent seasons, but head coach Doug Pederson maximized the talents of Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce in their time together, now Ertz is likely to be in the game plan more going forward.

Eagles | DeMarco Murray, Ryan Mathews to get FB
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:55:31 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RBs DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews are expected to have company in the backfield in 2016, as head coach Doug Pederson has liked to have a fullback on the roster and use him to block in the running game.

Eagles | Darren Sproles might see more passes
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:54:57 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles might be featured more in the passing game under new head coach Doug Pederson.

Eagles | Jordan Matthews to move from slot?
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:54:24 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jordan Matthews was one of the biggest slot receivers in the league under former head coach Chip Kelly. Beat writer Dave Spadaro suggests Matthews might be moved to the outside now, as Matthews absorbed a lot of shots in the middle of the field working in the slot, and the team could try to work him more into free space.

Eagles | Lane Johnson a priority for Philadelphia
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 19:08:32 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson is one of the players the team wants to sign to a new contract this offseason, according to a source.

Philadelphia Eagles

Agholor Nelson WR
Ajirotutu Seyi WR
Allen Beau NT
Alonso Kiko LB
Andrews Josh OG
Bair Brandon DL
Barbre Allen OT
Barner Kenjon RB
Barwin Connor LB
Biggers E.J. CB
Boyko Brett OT
Bradford Sam QB
Braman Bryan LB
Bunche Malcolm OG
Burton Trey TE
Carroll Nolan CB
Celek Brent TE
Chinander Erik AC
Chung Eugene AC
Couplin III Jerome S
Cox Fletcher DL
Curry Vinny DL
Daniels Phillip AC
Dawson Mike AC
DeFilippo John AC
Donahoe Tom TO
Dorenbos Jon C
Ertz Zach TE
Evans Randall CB
Fipp Dave AC
Flajole Ken AC
Gardner Andrew OT
Goode Najee LB
Graham Brandon DL
Gray Keith AC
Harper Matt AC
Harper Matthew AC
Hart Taylor DE
Hauck Tim AC
Hawkinson Tanner OT
Hepburn Brandon LB
Hicks Jordan LB
Huff Josh WR
Jenkins Malcolm FS
Jenkins Pete AC
Johnson Lane OT
Jones Barrett C
Jones Donnie P
Kelce Jason C
Kelly Dennis OT
Kendricks Mychal LB
Krause Jonathan WR
Lee Michael CB
Lee Mike CB
Lewis Greg AC
Lewis Thaddeus QB
Logan Bennie DL
Lovett John AC
Maragos Chris FS
Martino Freddie WR
Mathews Ryan RB
Matthews Jordan WR
Maxwell Byron CB
McGovern Bill AC
Means Steven LB
Minter Rick AC
Molk David C
Monangai Kevin RB
Mueller Rick TO
Murray DeMarco RB
Pantale Chris TE
Parkey Cody PK
Pederson Doug HC
Peelle Justin AC
Peters Jason OT
Raciti Travis DL
Reich Frank OC
Reynolds Ed S
Rice Denzel CB
Roseman Howie GM
Rowe Eric CB
Ryans DeMeco LB
Sanchez Mark QB
Scheuerman Ross RB
Schwartz Jim DC
Segrest Rory AC
Shepherd JaCorey CB
Shuey Bill AC
Skinner Deontae LB
Smith Brian M. AC
Smith Marcus LB
Sproles Darren RB
Staley Duce AC
Stoutland Jeff AC
Sturgis Caleb PK
Taylor Press AC
Thomas Phillip X. FS
Thomas Stephen AC
Thomas Tra AC
Thornton Cedric DL
Thurmond Walter CB
Tobin Matt OG
Trotter Frank DL
Undlin Cory AC
Vasso Dino TO
Watkins Jaylen CB
Williams Gordon AC
Williams Ted AC
Wilson Chris X. AC
Zordich Mike AC