December 2012 - Philadelphia Eagles Wiretap

Koetter To Interview With Eagles, Chiefs, Browns

Dec 31, 2012 1:03 PM

Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter is a head coaching candidate for several NFL vacancies.

Koetter will interview with the Eagles, Chiefs and Browns.

Alex Marvez/Fox Sports

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles, Misc Rumor

Eagles Fire Andy Reid

Dec 31, 2012 11:41 AM

The Philadelphia Eagles have fired Andy Reid as expected.

"Andy Reid won the most games of any head coach in Eagles history and he is someone I respect greatly and will remain friends with for many years to come," owner Jeffrey Lurie said in a brief statement. "But, it is time for the Eagles to move in a new direction. Coach Reid leaves us with a winning tradition that we can build upon. And we are very excited about the future."

Reid wants to coach another NFL team in 2013.

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Reports: Andy Reid Won't Be Back With Eagles

Dec 31, 2012 12:26 AM

Andy Reid is out after 14 years coaching the Eagles, three people familiar with the decision told The AP following Sunday's 42-7 season-ending loss to the Giants. earlier reported that Reid would be out as coach.

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Full List Of 2012 Pro Bowlers

Dec 27, 2012 12:10 PM

The following players have been voted to the 2012 Pro Bowl.

AFC Offense

Quarterbacks — Tom Brady, New England Patriots; Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos; Matt Schaub, Houston Texans

Running backs — Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs; Arian Foster, Houston Texans; Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens

Fullback — Vonta Leach, Baltimore Ravens

Wide receivers — A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals; Andre Johnson, Houston Texans; Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis Colts; Wes Welker, New England Patriots

Tight ends — Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots; Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers

Tackles — Duane Brown, Houston Texans; Ryan Clady, Denver Broncos; Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns; Marshall Yanda, Baltimore Ravens

Guards — Logan Mankins, New England Patriots; Wade Smith, Houston Texans

Centers — Chris Myers, Houston Texans; Maurkice Pouncey, Pittsburgh Steelers

AFC Defense

Ends — Elvis Dumervil, Denver Broncos; Cameron Wake, Miami Dolphins; J.J. Watt, Houston Texans

Interior linemen — Geno Atkins, Cincinnati Bengals; Haloti Ngata, Baltimore Ravens; Vince Wilfork, New England Patriots

Outside linebackers — Tamba Hali, Kansas City Chiefs; Robert Mathis, Indianapolis Colts; Von Viller, Denver Broncos

Inside/middle linebackers — Derrick Johnson, Kansas City Chiefs; Jerod Mayo, New England Patriots

Cornerbacks — Champ Bailey, Denver Broncos; Antonio Cromartie, New York Jets; Johnathan Joseph, Houston Texans

Strong safeties — Eric Berry, Kansas City Chiefs; LaRon Landry, New York Jets

Free safety — Ed Reed, Baltimore

AFC Specialists

Placekicker — Phil Dawson, Cleveland Browns

Punter — Dustin Colquitt, Kansas City Chiefs

Kick returner — Jacoby Jones, Baltimore Ravens

Special team — Matthew Slater, New England Patriots

NFC Offense

Quarterbacks — Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins; Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers; Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons

Running backs — Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers; Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks; Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings

Fullback — Jerome Felton, Minnesota Vikings

Wide receivers — Victor Cruz, New York Giants; Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions; Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons; Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears

Tight ends — Tony Gonzalez, Atlanta Falcons; Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys

Tackles — Russell Okung, Seattle Seahawks; Joe Staley, San Francisco 49ers; Trent Williams, Washington Redskins

Guards — Jahri Evans, New Orleans Saints; Mike Iupati, San Francisco 49ers; Chris Snee, New York Giants

Centers — Jeff Saturday, Green Bay Packers; Max Unger, Seattle Seahawks

NFC Defense

Ends — Jared Allen, Minnesota Vikings; Julius Peppers, Chicago Bears; Jason Pierre-Paul, New York Giants

Interior linemen — Gerald McCoy, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Henry Melton, Chicago Bears; Justin Smith, San Francisco 49ers

Outside linebackers — Clay Matthews, Green Bay Packers; Aldon Smith, San Francisco 49ers; DeMarcus Ware, Dallas Cowboys

Inside/middle linebackers — NaVorro Bowman, San Francisco 49ers; Patrick Willis, San Francisco 49ers

Cornerbacks — Tim Jennings, Chicago Bears; Patrick Peterson, Arizona Cardinals; Charles Tillman, Chicago Bears

Strong safeties — Donte Whitner, San Francisco 49ers

Free safeties — Dashon Goldson, San Francisco 49ers; Earl Thomas, Seattle Seahawks

NFC Specialists

Placekicker — Blair Walsh, Minnesota Vikings

Punter — Thomas Morstead, New Orleans Saints

Kick returner — Leon Washington, Seattle Seahawks

Special team — Lorenzo Alexander, Washington Redskins

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Vick Excited For Week 17, Won't View Start As Audition

Dec 25, 2012 11:50 AM

Michael Vick is excited for the opportunity to start Week 17 due to the injury to Nick Foles, but he doesn't view it as an audition for next season.

"I'm excited about it," Vick told USA Today. "I love the game of football. I love playing football. Regardless of our record, I'm excited to be out there. "I'm just grateful to have the opportunity to play again. I plan on taking advantage of it."

Vick won't be owed any money by the Eagles if they release him by Feb. 6.

"I'm not going out to audition for a job. I'm going out to try and win," Vick told USA Today. "My play and what I've done for this league and the accolades that I have speak for themselves. The thing I want to do is improve. Whatever happens next year happens. I'm just going to be a guy who, wherever I'm at, I'm going to make the team better."


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Vick Could Start Week 17 With Foles Out

Dec 24, 2012 1:19 PM

Nick Foles will not play in Week 17 for the Philadelphia Eagles due to a broken hand.

Michael Vick could start at quarterback against the Giants in what is expected to be his final game with the franchise.

"Nick will obviously not play," Reid said. "This was something that showed up on the MRI this morning; it wasn't present on the X-ray.


Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Injury

Reid Wants To Coach Elsewhere In 2013

Dec 23, 2012 12:30 PM

Andy Reid is unlikely to be retained as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles next season.

Reid is also believed to be wanting a change after 14 seasons with the Eagles regardless of what ownership decides.

Reid hopes to coach elsewhere immediately for the 2013 NFL season.

Jason La Canfora/CBS Sports

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Eagles Expected To Pursue Chip Kelly

Dec 23, 2012 12:28 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles will heavily pursue Oregon head coach Chip Kelly to replace Andy Reid, according to sources.

Kelly is expected to strongly consider leaving Oregon for the NFL amid potential NCAA sanctions.

The Eagles won't be the only team to pursue Kelly, but could quickly become the favorite.

Jason La Canfora/CBS Sports

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Chiefs, Jags, Raiders, Eagles, Lions Comprise Projected Top-5 Picks

Dec 17, 2012 11:56 AM

The Chiefs, Jaguars, Raiders, Eagles and Lions would have picks one through five in the 2013 NFL Draft if the season were to end today.

The Chiefs and Jaguars would have to win both of their final two games to even have a chance of moving out of the top-two.


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Russell Wilson Nearly Became Backup For Luck Or Griffin

Dec 7, 2012 2:07 PM

Sources say there were at least three teams, possibly more, that intended to draft Russell Wilson shortly after the Seattle Seahawks selected him with the 75th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

The Eagles would have picked Wilson at No. 88, the pick they used on Nick Foles.

The Colts would have selected Wilson to become Andrew Luck's backup at 92nd. T.Y. Hilton was picked at that point by Indianapolis.

The Redskins also would have picked Wilson at 102nd overall and instead went with Kirk Cousins. Cousins is the backup to Robert Griffin III.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

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Foles To Start For Remainder Of Season
The Eagles will start Nick Foles at quarterback for the remainder of the season.

Jeff McLane/Philadelphia Inquirer