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Sam Bradford Unlikely To Receive Franchise Tag From Eagles

Feb 7, 2016 12:13 PM

While the Philadelphia Eagles are not expected to use the franchise tag upon Sam Bradford, they do have interest in re-signing him.

The Eagles traded Nick Foles to the Rams last offseason for Bradford.

Philadelphia reportedly has interest in reacquiring Foles.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Eagles Interested In Reacquiring Nick Foles

Feb 7, 2016 12:11 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles are interested in bringing back Nick Foles.

Foles was traded by the Eagles to the Rams last offseason.

But Doug Pederson was with the Eagles when they drafted Foles and he's interested in reacquiring him.

Foles signed a two-year extension with the Rams last August.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Tags: Los Angeles, Philadelphia Eagles, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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DeMarco Murray, Eagles Headed Toward Stare-Down

Feb 5, 2016 12:30 PM

DeMarco Murray and the Philadelphia Eagles appear to be headed toward a stare-down regarding his future with the franchise.

Murray rushed for just 702 yards in the first year of his five-year, $40 million contract.

Murray has $9 million more in guaranteed money.

A pre-June 1 cut would hand the Eagles a $13-million salary-cap charge.

Murray hasn't yet asked to be released or traded.

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com

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Eagles Agree To Five-Year, $42.5M Extension With Zach Ertz

Jan 25, 2016 1:44 PM

Zach Ertz and the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed upon a five-year, $42.5 million extension.

Ertz will receive $20 million in guaranteed money.

Ertz was a second round pick in 2013 out of Stanford.

"Nothing could make me happier than knowing I'm going to be a member of the Philadelphia Eagles for years to come," Ertz wrote on his website. "I love Philly. My family loves it. I love how passionate Eagles fans are about their football, how they live and breathe it. I put a lot of pressure on myself to be the best, and our fans want us to be successful as much as we want to be successful."

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Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Chip Kelly Noncommittal On Kaepernick, Gabbert

Jan 20, 2016 6:40 PM

Chip Kelly declined to reveal if he favors Colin Kaepernick or Blaine Gabbert when he was introduced to the media as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers.

"Obviously Kap is an extremely talented football player and you need a good quarterback to win," Kelly said. "But I was also impressed from the film I watched in terms of how Blaine played this year. Both of those players made this an attractive situation."

Kelly said league rules prevent him from discussing any football schematics with either Kaepernick or Gabbert until the offseason program begins April 4th.

Kaepernick's contract becomes guaranteed if he's on the roster on April 1st.

Kelly disputed reports that he was interested in trading a year ago for Kaepernick with the Philadelphia Eagles.

"I don't know where that report came from but we were very happy with Sam (Bradford) in Philadelphia," Kelly said. "In terms of Kap, he was very difficult for us to play against on this field two years ago. I haven't done a ton of tape study on how he played (last year). We're in that process right now."

Cam Inman/San Jose Mercury News

Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Frank Reich Hired By Eagles As Offensive Coordinator

Jan 20, 2016 6:35 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Frank Reich as offensive coordinator.

Reich comes to Philadelphia with 11 years of NFL coaching experience.

Most recently, Reich spent the 2014 and 2015 seasons serving as offensive coordinator of the San Diego Chargers. Under his direction, the Chargers ranked fifth in the NFL in net passing yards (8,869), fourth in completion percentage (66.2 percent) and third in completions (822). Additionally, the team’s quarterback, Philip Rivers, led the AFC in passing yards (4,792) in 2015 under the offensive coordinator’s command.

Doug Pederson will call the plays on offense for the Eagles.

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LeSean McCoy To 49ers: Buy In With Chip, No Matter How Crazy It Sounds

Jan 20, 2016 12:43 PM

LeSean McCoy was asked for offer advice to the San Francisco 49ers' players on how to best adapt to Chip Kelly.

McCoy played for Kelly for two seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles before he was traded to the Buffalo Bills.

"Every situation is different," McCoy said. "The one thing I will say about Chip is that he wants to win. He's very, very intelligent. The offense, they'll find ways to get the big numbers. They'll find ways to put the stats up offensively. With him coming in there, no matter how good of a player or low player you are, if you just automatically believe him -- no matter if it sounds crazy, you're like what is he talking about -- if you just automatically believe and buy in, I think you'll be fine."

Kevin Patra/NFL.com

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers

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Eagles Hire Jim Schwartz As Defensive Coordinator

Jan 19, 2016 2:56 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Jim Schwartz as defensive coordinator.

Schwartz, who lives in Nashville, would have liked to join the Tennessee Titans, a source told ESPN's Paul Kuharsky, but Dick LeBeau is in line to return to head coach Mike Mularkey's staff.

Schwartz was Tennessee's defensive coordinator from 2001-08 after two seasons as a defensive assistant with the Titans.

Schwartz spent the 2015 season as an officiating consultant with the NFL but was Buffalo's defensive coordinator in 2014 under Doug Marrone.

Schwartz went 29-51 in five seasons (2009-13) as the Detroit Lions' head coach. The Lions had one winning season and made the playoffs once in his tenure.

ESPN

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Eagles Hire Doug Pederson As Head Coach

Jan 14, 2016 5:36 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to hire Doug Pederson as head coach.

Pederson has been offensive coordinator of the Kansas City Chiefs over the past three seasons. 

Pederson was previously with the Philadelphia Eagles from 2009 until 2012 with Andy Reid.

As a player, Pederson was Brett Favre's backup with the Green Bay Packers in two separate stints.

The hiring will become official as soon as the Chiefs' season concludes.

"We have concluded our search for a head coach. No further interviews are scheduled," said an Eagles' spokesman.

Les Bowen/Philadelphia Daily News

Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles, Misc Rumor

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Eagles To Pursue Doug Pederson To Become Head Coach

Jan 14, 2016 2:40 PM

Doug Pederson is considered the favorite to become the next head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Tom Coughlin took his name out of consideration for the job.

Pederson is currently the Kansas City Chiefs' offensive coordinator.

The Eagles also were strongly interested in Ben McAdoo.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

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Tom Coughlin Withdraws From Consideration For Eagles' Job
Tom Coughlin also interviewed with the 49ers but has preferred staying on the East Coast.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Eagles, Tom Coughlin Ramp Up Discussions
Tom Coughlin feels that he has two to three years left as a coach and wants to win right away.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

49ers Receive Permission To Interview Tom Coughlin
The 49ers have requested and received permission to interview Tom Coughlin.

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com

Tom Coughlin To Interview With Eagles
Tom Coughlin acknowledged Tuesday that he would be open to coaching again after 12 years with the Giants.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Eagles Interview Ben McAdoo
Ben McAdoo spent the past two seasons as offensive coordinator of the Giants.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Eagles, 2nd Unknown Team Covet John Harbaugh
There are at least two teams interested in John Harbaugh, who remains under contract with the Ravens.

Mike Florio/Pro Football Talk

Seahawks Lead NFL In DVOA For 4th Straight Season (Infographic)
The Seahawks, Bengals, Cardinals, Panthers and Chiefs finished the 2015 regular season in the top-10 in both Offensive and Defensive DVOA.

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Chip Kelly Was Completely Shocked By Firing
Jeffrey Lurie never offered Chip Kelly a chance to stay if he ceded personnel control.

Peter King/Sports Illustrated

Adam Gase, Ben McAdoo, Teryl Austin Candidates For Eagles' Job
Adam Gase spent this past season as offensive coordinator of the Bears and was a coveted head coaching candidate last offseason.

Alex Marvez/Fox Sports

Doug Pederson Considered Leading Candidate For Eagles
Doug Pederson has been the Chiefs' offensive coordinator since 2013.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Duce Staley Interviews With Eagles
Duce Staley is a known favorite of Jeffrey Lurie.

ESPN

Chip Kelly Wants To Remain In NFL
The Titans have already been linked to Chip Kelly, which would represent an opportunity for him to reunite with Marcus Mariota.

Jay Glazer/Fox Sports

Eagles Asked Chip Kelly To Give Up Control Of Personnel Decisions
The Eagles wanted Chip Kelly to give up personnel control and focus on coaching.

Sal Paolantonio/ESPN (via Pro Football Talk)

DeMarco Murray Told Jeffrey Lurie He Had No Confidence In Chip Kelly
DeMarco Murray was a key free agent signing by the Eagles in the offseason but fell out of favor with Kelly.

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com

Chip Kelly Fired By Eagles
Chip Kelly has been fired as head coach of the Eagles.

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Chip Kelly Doesn't Believe Eagles Are 'Bad Football Team'
Since starting 9-3 last season, Chip Kelly's club is just 7-12.

Marc Sessler/NFL.com

DeMarco Murray Feeling Fresh, Fine With Reduced Role
DeMarco Murray has seen just 39 snaps and 19 carries over the past two games as the Eagles have reduced his role.

Kevin Patra/NFL.com

Sam Bradford Coy About Re-Signing With Eagles
Sam Bradford was asked if he likes it in Philadelphia.

Kevin Patra/NFL.com

Joey Bosa, Paxton Lynch Go 1st, 2nd In First McShay Draft
Todd McShay has Joey Bosa going first overall to the Titans in his initial mock for the 2016 NFL Draft.

Todd McShay/ESPN

Bruce Arians Was Snubbed By Bears, Eagles, Browns, Chargers
Bruce Arians should have been one of the strongest head coaching candidates in 2013.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

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