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  1. Linebacker now a strength for Eagles

    Andy Jasner

    The linebacker position hasn't always been a priority in the past for the Philadelphia Eagles. But times have changed under coach Chip Kelly. Even before the NFL draft, the Eagles will enter the 2014 season with a much-improved group of linebac...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  2. Eagles still looking for pass-rush help

    Todd Archer

    So far the Philadelphia Eagles have re-signed key their own players, such as Jason Kelce, Riley Cooper, Jeremy Maclin and Nate Allen, and added pieces like Malcolm Jenkins and Nolan Carroll. They have not, however, added any pieces to help the pas...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  3. Johnson, Verner by the numbers

    Pat Yasinskas

    The fine folks at ESPN Stats & Information were kind enough to pass on some numbers on two of the newest Buccaneers, Michael Johnson and Alterraun Verner. A lot of people are pointing to the fact that Johnson had only 3.5 sacks last year. But ...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  4. On Eagles' batting average vs. VORP

    Phil Sheridan

    Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman employed a baseball term to describe his team's 2013 approach to free agency. The Eagles tried to have a decent "batting average" by signing "a bunch of guys that aren't high-price guys." But batti...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  5. Eagles should think Runyan, not Asomugha

    Phil Sheridan

    As free agency approaches, there has been a lot of talk about the Philadelphia Eagles' reluctance to get burned the way they did in 2011. General manager Howie Roseman has cited that disastrous spending spree as inspiration for a new philosophical ap...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  6. Barwin's insight into Texans' locker room

    Paul Kuharsky

    The Houston Texans spent the 46th pick in the 2009 draft on a guy who played a good share of tight end and basketball during his college career. Connor Barwin finished his college career at Cincinnati as a defensive end. When he got to Houston, he...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  7. RTC: A look inside an NFL locker room

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage of the Tennessee Titans... Nate Washington hopes to play out his contract with a season under Ken Whisenhunt, says John Glennon of The Tennessean. Washington expects big things for Kenny Britt in whatever is next for the soon...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  8. Morning links: Locker room culture

    Eric D. Williams

    Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin, writing for Sports Illustrated, really does a nice job of explaining the complexities of an NFL locker room environment in this article. It's a must-read this morning. In this ESPN Insider piece , draf...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  9. Eagles still in transition at OLB

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- In assessing the Eagles' biggest areas of need, the outside linebacker position is especially tricky. It is obvious the Eagles need to generate more pressure on quarterbacks from their edge rushers. In their two biggest games of th...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  10. Ten plays that shaped Eagles' season: No. 9

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- It was always coming down to the season finale in Dallas. No matter what the Eagles or Cowboys did over the last two months, they were always on a collision course that would decide the NFC East title in Week 17. And yes, it was mo...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  11. The next big thing: Eagles

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- With the draft so far off this year - May! - the next major item on the Eagles' to-do list is deciding on a strategy for free agency, which begins March 11. General manager Howie Roseman has repeatedly said the team will continue t...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  12. Eagles could use more of Sherman's 'tude

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- Richard Sherman's intense, almost scary sideline interview after Sunday's NFC Championship Game provoked a variety of equally intense reactions around the country. For an Eagles fan, the reaction probably should be something like t...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  13. What went wrong? Outside linebackers

    Tania Ganguli

    In a recent radio interview on "Mike and Mike in the Morning," new Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien talked about the importance of needing to know his current roster and understand his own team before assessing what it needs. As the houston staf...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  14. Philadelphia Eagles season wrap-up

    Phil Sheridan

    Arrow indicates direction team is trending. Final Power Ranking: 11 Preseason Power Ranking: 25 Biggest surprise: Easy. Nick Foles. He started six games as a rookie in 2012, winning one of them and pretty much disappearing amid the d...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  15. Saints' Payton out-Kelly'd Eagles' Kelly

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- There's an old saying that sums up a superior head coach: He can beat your team with his team, and he can take your team and beat you coaching his team. That comes close to describing what happened to Eagles coach Chip Kelly in his...

    Blog | January 05, 2014
  16. Eagles have enough playoff experience

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- The perception that the New Orleans Saints are playoff-tried and tested and that the Philadelphia Eagles are postseason newbies is only partly true. When it comes to head coach Sean Payton and quarterback Drew Brees -- two vital co...

    Blog | January 04, 2014