Team Notebook: Philadelphia Eagles
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Eagles | Darren Sproles still has something left
Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles believes he can play two more years, according to his trainer Todd Durkin. "He has not lost a step, and I've seen guys lose steps. He does what no one else does. He does all the little things extremely well, he doesn't take days off. He takes really, really good care of his body. His nutrition is impeccable, his mindset is strong," Durkin said.
Eagles | Nolan Carroll leaves early
Eagles | Marcus Johnson suffers injury
Eagles | Rueben Randle leaves practice
Eagles | Brandon Brooks should return soon
Eagles | Philly QBs splitting time in training camp
Eagles | Ryan Mathews expected back next week
Eagles | Darren Sproles inks extension
Eagles | Brandon Brooks nursing hammy injury
Eagles | Ryan Mathews placed on NFI list
Philadelphia Eagles RB Ryan Mathews (ankle) was placed on the Non-Football Injury list Wednesday, July 27, after injuring his ankle while training last week. The team also signed undrafted free-agent WR David Watford (Hampton). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Eagles | Nigel Bradham unlikely to be cut
Eagles | Nigel Bradham charged with battery
Philadelphia Eagles LB Nigel Bradham turned himself in to police Monday, July 25, after an incident last week for which he was charged with aggravated battery. Bradham allegedly struck the victim in the nose with a closed fist without being provoked, according to a police report.
Eagles | Sam Bradford likely gone after 2016
Eagles | Carson Wentz set for heavy preseason load
Eagles | McLeod Bethel-Thompson re-signs
Eagles | Jonathan Krause released
Eagles | Connor Barwin could start
Philadelphia Eagles LB Connor Barwin is slated to start at defensive end opposite DE Vinny Curry, according to Phil Sheridan of ESPN.com. DE Brandon Graham could also start instead of Barwin, though. The defensive linemen are expected to rotate frequently no matter who starts.
Eagles | Eric Rowe to be No. 2 cornerback?
Philadelphia Eagles CB Eric Rowe is projected to be the No. 2 starting cornerback opposite CB Leodis McKelvin, in the opinion of ESPN.com's Phil Sheridan. Sheridan also said that it would not be a surprise if CB Nolan Carroll wins the No. 2 cornerback job.
Eagles | Nelson Agholor should start
Eagles | Ryan Mathews not a great fit in offense
Eagles | Wendell Smallwood to work on protection
Philadelphia Eagles RB Wendell Smallwood needs the most work in pass protection, which will be an area the team needs to trust him in to play him in the regular season. He has shown the ability to be a weapon as a receiver.
Eagles | Nelson Agholor won't be charged
Philadelphia Eagles WR Nelson Agholor will not be charged after the Philadelphia District Attorney's office conducted an investigation into an alleged sexual assault case against the receiver. The office said in a statement that it "lacked sufficient evidence" to charge Agholor.
Eagles | Durability concerns for Ryan Mathews
Eagles | Carson Wentz likely to be Week 1 inactive
Philadelphia Eagles rookie QB Carson Wentz is expected to be inactive for Week 1 against the Cleveland Browns, according to head coach Doug Pederson. "It's hard right now to look down the road, but if we had to play this week, Carson would be down. He'd be the third quarterback. He'd be deactivated. That's probably the direction we're heading," Pederson told reporters.
Eagles | Philadelphia waives Derrick Lott
Eagles | Stephen Tulloch unlikely to Eagles
Eagles | Coach happy with both Eagles kickers
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said he was happy with how PKs Cody Parkey and Caleb Sturgis looked during offseason workouts. Parkey and Sturgis will compete for the kicker job during training camp.
Eagles | T.J. Graham could be in or out
Eagles | Rueben Randle the No. 2 receiver?
Eagles | Najee Goode the top backup
Eagles | Sam Bradford working out with teammates
Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford is working out with several of his teammates in San Diego leading up to training camp. QBs Chase Daniel and Carson Wentz, RB Darren Sproles, WRs Jordan Matthews, Josh Huff, T.J. Graham and Rueben Randle and TE Zach Ertz are among the players participating in the workouts.
Eagles | Philly may look at Stephen Tulloch
Free-agent LB Stephen Tulloch (Lions) could be an option for the Philadelphia Eagles because they do not have many veteran backups behind the starting linebackers. Tulloch has also played for defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz in the past.
Eagles | Nelson Agholor still dropping balls
Eagles | Backup corners unsettled
Philadelphia Eagles CBs Nolan Carroll, Ron Brooks and Eric Rowe will all be battling for playing time behind CB Leodis McKelvin. The Eagles' coaching staff does not seem high on Rowe, however, according to NJ.com's Elliott Shorr-Parks.
Eagles | Leodis McKelvin likely to be top corner
Philadelphia Eagles CB Leodis McKelvin is likely going to be the team's no. 1 cornerback entering training camp. CB Nolan Carroll and CB Ron Brooks will battle for the right to start opposite McKelvin on the field.
Eagles | Nelson Agholor may be No. 2 WR
Philadelphia Eagles WR Nelson Agholor is expected to enter training camp as the No. 2 receiver on the depth chart and the team's top option on the outside. Agholor did struggle with some dropped passes during offseason workouts.
Eagles | Two Eagles may compete for CB job
Philadelphia Eagles CBs Nolan Carroll and Ron Brooks probably will compete for one of the starting cornerback jobs during training camp. CB Eric Rowe may also compete for the job, but the coaching staff does not appear to be high on him. Rowe probably will need a strong training camp if he wants to receive playing time in 2016.
Eagles | Carson Wentz the No. 3 QB?
Eagles | Chris Pantale could play fullback
Philadelphia Eagles TE Chris Pantale has been a "pleasant surprise" this offseason, according to head coach Doug Pederson, and Pantale will be continue to be evaluated as an option at fullback when training camp begins.
Eagles | Kenjon Barner on the bubble
Eagles | More Fletcher Cox financials
Updating a previous item, Philadelphia Eagles DT Fletcher Cox will receive $36.99 million fully guaranteed at signing, according to a source. Another $19.25 million in guarantees kicks in in March of 2017, and another $7.75 million kicks in in March of 2018.
Eagles | Rueben Randle in lead for WR3
Eagles | Fletcher Cox agrees to new deal
Philadelphia Eagles DT Fletcher Cox agreed to a six-year contract extension Monday, June 13, worth $103 million, according to sources. The deal includes $63 million in guaranteed money, which is the highest guarantee for a non-quarterback in NFL history.
Eagles | Running back committee in Philly?
Philadelphia Eagles RB Ryan Mathews has taken most of the first-team repetitions out of the backfield this offseason, but RBs Kenjon Barner and Darren Sproles shared those reps with Mathews, too. Head coach Doug Pederson expects a committee with those three backs and RB Wendell Smallwood.
Eagles | Ron Brooks has played with first team
Philadelphia Eagles CB Ron Brooks has started opposite CB Leodis McKelvin in Philadelphia's base defense this offseason. Brooks has played nickel cornerback, too, but he is not expected to hold on to his starting position with CBs Nolan Carroll, Eric Rowe and Jalen Mills vying to start, too.