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  1. Eagles look for improvement in run defense

    Andy Jasner

    At times Sunday, the Philadelphia Eagles were able to pressure San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. But the Eagles couldn't consistently stop the run. The 49ers rushed for 218 yards. Frank Gore had 119 yards alone on 24 carries. ...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  2. 49ers shut down LeSean McCoy

    Paul Gutierrez

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The key for the San Francisco 49ers' defense in slowing the Philadelphia Eagles' high powered offense? "To tackle No. 25," said 49ers free safety Eric Reid, referring to Eagles All-Pro running back LeSean McCoy. "Which, we d...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  3. Eagles stuck on sack total since opener

    Andy Jasner

    In the season-opening 34-17 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Philadelphia Eagles' defense recorded three sacks. It hasn't posted one since. Philadelphia went on to defeat the Indianapolis Colts and Washington Redskins, but the defense...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  4. Fletcher Cox practices, awaits 49ers' challenge

    Andy Jasner

    Fletcher Cox has been one of the bright spots on the maligned Philadelphia Eagles' defense. The ever-improving defensive tackle has been especially strong against the run. Facing running back Frank Gore and quarterback Colin Kaepernick is a tou...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  5. Fantasy Football Week 4 fantasy football defense rankings

    Fantasy Staff

    ESPN's fantasy football rankings of defenses for Week 4: The San Diego Chargers eagerly await Blake Bortles and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  6. Defense does enough to get the win

    Andy Jasner

    The Philadelphia Eagles gave up 34 points. They allowed Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins to throw for a career-high 427 yards. For the third straight week, the Eagles' defense came up with enough clutch plays to help record a win. I...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  7. Peters was just defensing his QB

    Andy Jasner

    Jason Peters never meant to get ejected. When Washington Redskins defensive lineman Chris Baker brutally knocked Nick Foles to the ground, the Philadelphia Eagles left tackle came to the defense of his quarterback. "He was cheap-shotted," Peter...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  8. Ryans, linebackers preparing for stretch

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA - The NFL is a passing-oriented league. That doesn't change the fact that playing defense starts with stopping the run. The Philadelphia Eagles' No. 1-ranked offense begins with LeSean McCoy and the ground game. And the Eagles' defens...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  9. Prediction: Eagles will beat Redskins

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- This will be an interesting game because the Philadelphia Eagles have an explosive offense, but have left many opportunities on the field. The Redskins' defense should take advantage of a weakened offensive line - Jim Haslett's blitze...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  10. LeSean McCoy: 'I'm sure I'll get better'

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA Opposing defenses are picking their poison. That has LeSean McCoy's rushing yardage down after two games, but the Philadelphia Eagles are 2-0. "Obviously you want to stop certain things in our offense," McCoy said Wednesday. "But you'...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  11. Fantasy Football Week 3 fantasy football defense/special teams ra...

    Fantasy Staff

    ESPN's fantasy football rankings of defenses for Week 3

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  12. Despite 2-0 start, Eagles' 'D' needs work

    Andy Jasner

    The defense was good enough to help the Philadelphia Eagles win 10 games and capture the NFC East title last season. This season, the defense has made enough plays to help them win consecutive games against the Jacksonville Jaguars and Indianapoli...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  13. McNary could start for Freeman vs. Eagles

    Mike Wells

    INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman missed practice for the second straight day because of a hamstring injury. Josh McNary continues to get Freeman's reps with the first-team defense. If Freeman can't play, the Colts will ...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  14. Peyton Manning's audible option among most unstoppable plays - NF...

    Christopher Harris

    Percy Harvin on the jet sweep and LeSean McCoy on an outside-zone run both make Chris Harris' list of the most unstoppable plays in the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  15. Andrew Luck will challenge Eagles' defense

    Andy Jasner

    Preparing for Chad Henne is one thing. Getting ready to shut down Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is much more daunting. Henne threw two early touchdowns and led the Jacksonville Jaguars to a 17-0 lead at halftime before the Philadel...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  16. Loss of Najee Goode hurts Eagles' defense

    Andy Jasner

    Much of the focus has been on injured offensive linemen Evan Mathis and Allen Barbre. But the Philadelphia Eagles have also lost a key player on defense. Reserve linebacker Najee Goode, who had a strong training camp and preseason, was placed o...

    Blog | September 11, 2014