Team Notebook: Philadelphia Eagles
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Eagles | Sam Bradford not close to full health
Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford (knee) doesn't appear close to 100% health, but he could still make it back in time to start Week 1. Head coach Chip Kelly insists Bradford is on schedule. Earlier this month Bradford practiced one week only to sit out practice the next. He said it wasn't a setback and that they just wanted to push his knee to see how it responded. Not practicing suggests that it didn't respond well.
Eagles | Sam Bradford no lock to start
Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford (knee) is on schedule with his rehab from a torn anterior cruciate ligament, but head coach Chip Kelly said Thursday, May 28, that the starting quarterback job is an open competition.
Eagles | DeMeco Ryans practices
Eagles | Tim Tebow drops weight
Eagles | Tim Tebow will be a QB
Philadelphia Eagles QB Tim Tebow will be used by head coach Chip Kelly as a quarterback and nothing else. "You guys will see him today. Watch him throw. I think he's improved," Kelly said. "He's spent a lot of time in the last few years in terms of working on his game."
Eagles | Sam Bradford throwing, 7-on-7 next week
Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford (knee) is throwing on the side in individual drills Thursday, May 28, according to Eagles head coach Chip Kelly. Kelly said Bradford will begin 7-on-7 drills next week.
Eagles | Kiko Alonso a full participant
Eagles | Tim Tebow sticking at QB
Eagles | Sam Bradford sitting out some drills
Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford (knee) has not been participating in team drills during organized team activities this week, according to sources. Bradford has been limited throughout the offseason.
Eagles | Evan Mathis skipping OTAs
Eagles | Nelson Agholor could succeed right away
Philadelphia Eagles WR Nelson Agholor has the route-running ability, athleticism, work ethic, versatility, speed and technique to be a big weapon for the Eagles in his rookie season, according to CBS Sports' Rob Rang.
Eagles | Nelson Agholor poised to shine?
Philadelphia Eagles WR Nelson Agholor possesses the speed, agility, route-running skills and big-play ability to make him an immediate contributor as a rookie, in the opinion of CBSSports.com's Rob Rang. Agholor played in a pro-style offense at the University of Southern California and can line up all over the field. Rang also cites Philadelphia's strong running game as being a positive for Agholor.
Eagles | Tim Tebow to have a role on offense?
Eagles | Marcus Smith bulked up
Philadelphia Eagles LB Marcus Smith has gained 15 pounds and put on lots of muscle since last season, according to LB Connor Barwin. "He's one of the stronger guys on our defense now," Barwin said. "He took the offseason and did what he needed to do, which was get bigger, stronger. Now we're just excited to see what happens when we put the pads on."
Eagles | Mark Sanchez could be best option for PHI
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez could be the team's best bet for a starting quarterback. Sanchez went 4-4 after taking over as the starter last season, and finished the campaign with a career best 64.1 completion percentage. Sanchez has played all but one game during his six-year career, showing health that's lacked by the Eagles' other options.
Eagles | Sam Bradford perfect for Philadelphia?
Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford is a perfect fit for Chip Kelly's offense because he can make all the throws with a "top-notch" arm, is a "better athlete than people think" and operates best out of a no-huddle attack, according to New York Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo.
Eagles | Riley Cooper may not start in 2015
Eagles | Nelson Agholor contract update
Eagles | Nelson Agholor signs deal
Eagles | Mark Sanchez has chance to start in PHI
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez believes he can still start this year. "Really just talking with [head] coach [Chip] Kelly and knowing I'm coming with the opportunity to compete for the starting job, that was important to me," Sanchez said.
Eagles | Mychal Kendricks reports for workouts
Eagles | Tim Tebow in Philly's plans?
Eagles | Evan Mathis didn't receive interest
Philadelphia Eagles OG Evan Mathis didn't generate a single trade offer, according to head coach Chip Kelly Saturday, May 2. According to Kelly, Mathis has been available for a trade for two years and the Eagles have "never had an offer for him," per NFL Media's Aditi Kinkhabwala.
Eagles | Trade fourth-round pick
Eagles | Deny Sam Bradford trade rumors
Eagles | Trade up in second round
Eagles | G.J. Kinne to change positions
Philadelphia Eagles QB G.J. Kinne will no longer be a quarterback but will try to play another position, according to head coach Chip Kelly. "Kinne wants to try to make the team as a special teams player, maybe a receiver or running back, kind of a multi-purpose player on the offensive side of the ball," Kelly said.
Eagles | Philly made big push for Marcus Mariota
The Philadelphia Eagles offered the Tennessee Titans two first-round picks, one third-round pick, DT Fletcher Cox, CB Brandon Boykin, LB Mychal Kendricks and QB Sam Bradford in exchange for the 2nd overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, according to a source.
Eagles | Nelson Agholor goes to Philly
Eagles | Making big offer for No. 1 or No. 2
The Philadelphia Eagles are willing to trade two first-round picks, a third-round pick, DT Fletcher Cox, CB Brandon Boykin, LB Mychal Kendricks and possibly other things in order to acquire the first or second overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.
Eagles | Philadelphia pursuing No. 1 overall pick
The Philadelphia Eagles are reportedly in talks with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers regarding the No. 1 overall selection, likely in hopes of landing Oregon QB Marcus Mariota. Philadelphia has been unable to strike a deal with the Tennessee Titans for the No. 2 overall pick.
Eagles | Two players on trading block?
Eagles | PHI in talks with TEN for No. 2 pick
Eagles | Mychal Kendricks plans to return
Philadelphia Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks is planning on returning to Philadelphia in a few weeks. Kendricks has not been present at voluntary workouts as he is with his father who just underwent surgery. Kendricks is reportedly being shopped for a second-round draft pick.
Eagles | Brandon Boykin could be traded?
Eagles | Mychal Kendricks to be traded?
Eagles | Sam Bradford is Philly's guy
Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford was acquired to be the team's quarterback, not as a trade pawn. Bradford will only sign an extension with the Eagles with a no-trade clause, as he really wants to play in the system of head coach Chip Kelly and offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur.
Eagles | Fletcher Cox's option exercised
Eagles | Will not select Landon Collins
Eagles | Tim Tebow just a camp arm?
Philadelphia Eagles QB Tim Tebow was signed by the Eagles because they needed an extra quarterback for offseason workouts since QB Sam Bradford (knee) is recovering from his knee injury, according to QB Mark Sanchez.
Eagles | Three UConn players work out
Eagles | Philly pursuing Marcus Mariota?
Oregon QB Marcus Mariota could be selected by the Philadelphia Eagles if the team could make trades with the Cleveland Browns and Tennessee Titans, according to one draft rumor. The rumor states the Eagles would trade QB Sam Bradford to the Browns for the 19th overall pick, then the Eagles would trade DT Fletcher Cox, LB Mychal Kendricks, the 19th overall pick and the 20th overall pick to the Titans for the second overall pick where they would select Mariota.
Eagles | PHI rescinds Chris Polk's tender
Philadelphia Eagles restricted free-agent RB Chris Polk's tender offer has been rescinded by the Eagles, according to a source. Polk will become an unrestricted free agent and allowed to sign with any team.
Eagles | Sam Bradford contract talks are dormant
Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford has reportedly not had meaningful contract talks regarding an extension. Bradford is in the final year of his rookie deal. The quarterback is open to signing an extension if he is not traded.
Eagles | See improvement in Tim Tebow
Philadelphia Eagles QB Tim Tebow has shown improvement at quarterback after working with throwing coach Tom House, and the Eagles picked up on that two years ago when facing Tebow when he was with the New England Patriots in training camp practices. Tebow will compete for a roster spot in camp this summer, and he'll be working out at quarterback and not some other position, according to vice president of player personnel Ed Marynowitz.