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Eagles' Getting Backfield Contact On 42.7 Percent Of Runs

Oct 6, 2015 12:19 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have the worst percentage of runs with contact in the backfield with 42.7 percent.

The Eagles' running game has struggled badly with their production.

The St. Louis Rams rank second at 37.1 percent, followed by the Detroit Lions with 32.3 percent.

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DeMarco Murray Loves Offense But Not Satisfied With Number Of Carries

Oct 4, 2015 9:49 PM

DeMarco Murray was asked if he's getting the ball enough following the Philadelphia Eagles' 1-3 start.

"Do I think I'm touching the ball [enough]?" Murray said. "No, I'm not. I don't think I am. But it's the plays that are being called. I love this offense. I love playing with these guys. It's just how it is."


Murray had eight carries for 36 yards, along with two receptions for 12.

Through three games, Murray has 29 carries for 47 yards.


Murray said he didn't plan to talk to Chip Kelly about his workload.

"I don't need to go to anyone," Murray said. "It is what it is. We'll all watch film and get better. Everyone has to get better. Losing a game like this in the division, going 0-2 in the division, it sucks."

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DeMarco Murray Expected To Play In Week 3

Sep 25, 2015 2:34 PM

DeMarco Murray is expected to play for the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 3 against the New York Jets.

Murray suffered a hamstring injury during Wednesday's practice.

Murray has rushed for just 11 yards on 21 carries.

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Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Fantasy, Injury

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Cowboys Were Calling Out Eagles' Plays Before Snap

Sep 22, 2015 7:51 PM

Josh Huff said there were times when he lined up near the Dallas Cowboys’ sideline and could hear Cowboys players calling out what play was coming during the Philadelphia Eagles' loss in Week 2.

The Eagles were completely dominated by the Cowboys in the game.

Zac Jackson/Pro Football Talk

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Kiko Alonso Has Partially Torn ACL

Sep 22, 2015 12:54 PM

Kiko Alonso has suffered a partially torn ACL.

The Philadelphia Eagles acquired Alonso from the Buffalo Bills in the LeSean McCoy trade.

The injury isn't as bad as the Eagles initially feared, per Rapoport, and the linebacker will meet with Dr. James Andrews to get a second opinion. That will determine if Alonso's season is over or if he can return to the field at some point this year.

Although Mychal Kendricks and DeMeco Ryans have been starting at inside linebacker, Alonso had been playing meaningful snaps in nickel packages.

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Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Injury

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Sam Bradford, Eagles Table Extension Talks

Sep 9, 2015 1:04 PM

Sam Bradford and the Philadelphia Eagles have suspended contract negotiations.

Bradford's success during the preseason has changed the negotiating dynamics.

Bradford is prepared to play this season with no contract beyond this year and establish his market value as an NFL starter despite his injury history.

Bradford is scheduled to make $12.95 million this season.

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Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Misc Rumor

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Eagles Claim Stephen Morris Off Waivers

Sep 6, 2015 9:36 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have claimed Stephen Morris off waivers one day after waiving Tim Tebow.

Morris was waived by the Jacksonville Jaguars and will be the No. 3 quarterback on the Eagles' roster.

Tebow and Matt Barkley competed for the No. 3 job during training camp.

Morris started 25 games in his junior and senior seasons at Miami, throwing for over 3,000 yards each year.

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Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing, Waiver

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Christian Ponder Released By Raiders; Eagles Reportedly Interested

Sep 6, 2015 10:44 AM

The Oakland Raiders have released Christian Ponder with Matt McGloin winning their backup job.

Rand Getlin reports the Philadelphia Eagles have interest in Ponder.

Ponder was a first round pick by the Minnesota Vikings in 2011.

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Tags: Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Tim Tebow Released By Eagles

Sep 5, 2015 1:18 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have released Tim Tebow, ending his pursuit of the No. 3 quarterback job.

The Eagles traded Matt Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals on Friday, indicating he was going to make the final roster.

It is not clear whether Philadelphia plans to acquire another quarterback.


Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Waiver

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Eagles Trade Matt Barkley To Cardinals

Sep 4, 2015 5:15 PM

The Arizona Cardinals have acquired Matt Barkley from the Philadelphia Eagles.

The move sets up the possibility of Tim Tebow making the Eagles' final roster.

Tebow had a solid performance for the Eagles in their final preseason game.

Phil Sheridan/ESPN

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Philadelphia Eagles, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Eagles Likely To Cut Tebow Or Barkley
Tim Tebow and Matt Barkley are entering the final round of their battle for the final quarterback spot with the Eagles.

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Cowboys Want Running Game Opponents Must Respect
The Cowboys are replacing DeMarco Murray this season, who left in free agency to join the Eagles.

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DeMarco Murray Doesn't Expect To Rotate Series With Ryan Mathews
DeMarco Murray doesn't expect to alternate series with Ryan Mathews in the Eagles' backfield.

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Mychal Kendricks, Eagles Agree Upon Four-Year, $29M Extension
Mychal Kendricks was a second round pick at middle linebacker out of California in 2012.

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Barkley, Tebow Impress While Sanchez Struggles
Several executives and coaches around the NFL believe Chip Kelly would prefer to keep Tebow on his roster for gadget plays, fourth down situations and two-point conversions.

Jason La Canfora/CBS Sports

Chip Kelly: Eagles' Moves Were About Money, Not Culture
Chip Kelly admitted most of the Eagles' moves this offseason were about changing the team's salary structure.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Sam Bradford Wants To Wait Until Offseason For New Contract
Sam Bradford has already played out a six-year, $78 million contract signed under the old collective bargaining agreement.

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Exec: Chip Kelly Is The One Guy Who Can Make Bradford Successful
Sam Bradford has had a relatively disappointing NFL career with injuries and generally underperforming.

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Chip Kelly Has Seen Improvement From Tim Tebow
Tim Tebow could beat out Matt Barkley for the final roster spot on the Eagles.

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Eagles, Sam Bradford Discuss Extension
The Eagles could use the franchise tag on Sam Bradford next offseason if he plays well.

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Eagles Release Evan Mathis
Evan Mathis made two Pro Bowls since signing a five-year, $25 million contract with the Eagles in 2012.


Cary Williams: Chip Kelly's Conditioning System Didn't Work
Cary Williams didn't care for the system of Chip Kelly during his time playing for him with the Eagles.

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Eagles Encouraged By Walter Thurmond's Work At Safety
Walter Thurmond is a veteran nickel corner the Eagles signed as a free agent.

Les Bowen/Philadelphia Daily News

Sam Bradford Didn't Suffer Any Cartilage Tears In Either ACL Injury
Sam Bradford has consistently declined to offer a timeframe for when he will be 100 percent.

Les Bowen/Philadelphia Daily News

Byron Maxwell Guarantees Eagles Will Reach Super Bowl
Vince Young made headlines in 2011 when he looked around Eagles training camp and proclaimed his new squad "the dream team."

Phil Sheridan/ESPN

Sam Bradford Sitting Out Drills At Eagles' OTAs
First-team reps have gone to Mark Sanchez, which isn't surprising considering that Sam Bradford is still recovering from his ACL injury.

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Mark Sanchez 'Absolutely' Expects To Compete For Starting Job
Mark Sanchez will compete with Sam Bradford for the Eagles' starting quarterback job.

Josh Alper/Pro Football Talk

McCoy: Chip Got Rid Of All The Good Players, Especially Black Ones
LeSean McCoy was asked to elaborate on comments he made in April that Chip Kelly doesn't "like or respect stars."

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Chip Kelly: I'll Be Gone If Eagles In Position To Draft Top QB
Instead of Marcus Mariota, the Eagles enter 2015 with Sam Bradford and Mark Sanchez.

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Kelly: Tim Tebow Not Just A 'Camp Arm'
Mark Sanchez had said that Tim Tebow was essentially a "camp arm."

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