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  1. Marcus Smith knows he has to improve

    Andy Jasner

    It didn't take long for Marcus Smith to realize how different the National Football League is compared to the NCAA. Even in the preseason. Smith -- the Philadelphia Eagles' top overall pick at No. 26 from the University of Louisville -- h...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  2. Louisville Cardinals season preview

    Andrea Adelson

    Previewing the 2014 season for the Louisville Cardinals: Key returners: WR DeVante Parker, WR Eli Rogers, RB Dominique Brown, LB Lorenzo Mauldin, CB Charles Gaines Key losses: QB Teddy Bridgewater, DE Marcus Smith, LB Preston Brown, S Calv...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  3. Marcus Smith eager for night of firsts

    Andy Jasner

    PHILADELPHIA -- Marcus Smith doesn't know what to expect. That's perfectly normal for a rookie preparing to play in his first NFL preseason game. Smith, who was selected No. 26 overall in the first round from the University of Louisville, will ...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  4. Rookie Marcus Smith gets his chance

    Andy Jasner

    Marcus Smith's learning curve has been steep since training camp started. It will get even steeper Friday night. That's when the Philadelphia Eagles' first-round draft pick will likely make his debut against the Chicago Bears at Soldier...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  5. Eagles preaching patience with Smith

    Andy Jasner

    Just because Marcus Smith was the Philadelphia Eagles' first-round pick in the draft doesn't mean he'll start right away. There's a steep learning curve from college to the NFL. And the Eagles plan on being patient with Smith, a linebacker and ...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  6. Eagles hoping for pass rush from Smith

    Andy Jasner

    The Philadelphia Eagles selected Marcus Smith with the No. 26 overall pick in the first round of the NFL draft. Many prognosticators believed the Eagles could have gotten the Louisville linebacker in the second or third round. But the Eagles ...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  7. Camp preview: Philadelphia Eagles

    Phil Sheridan

    NFL Nation's Phil Sheridan examines the three biggest issues facing the Philadelphia Eagles heading into training camp. Can Nick Foles repeat, even improve on, his 2013 success? A year ago, Foles went into camp trailing Michael Vick in the s...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  8. Connor Barwin getting help on Eagles' DL

    Andy Jasner

    Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Connor Barwin registered five sacks last season. It was six-and-a-half sacks shy of his career-high, set in 2011 with the Houston Texans. After a season playing alongside Trent Cole and Brandon Graham, the...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  9. 5 to watch: Trent Cole

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- With training camp a few weeks off, let's continue our week-long look at the players with the most to prove, and the most to lose, this summer. Trent Cole is a fascinating case study. A two-time Pro Bowler as a defensive end, Cole ...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  10. Rookie LB Smith ready to focus on football

    Andy Jasner

    Once linebacker Marcus Smith signed his rookie contract, he was able to concentrate solely on football. Smith, the No. 26 overall pick for the Philadelphia Eagles in this year's draft from the University of Louisville, recently inked a four-year c...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  11. OTAs raised questions for Eagles' camp

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- We didn't really get many answers from the Philadelphia Eagles' recently concluded organized team activities. Going into next week's mandatory minicamp, though, we know enough to ask somewhat better questions. Matt Barkley or Mark ...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  12. Marcus Smith: Focus is on playing now

    Andy Jasner

    Marcus Smith was picked first by the Philadelphia Eagles, No. 26 overall in the opening round of the NFL draft. Smith was signed last, the seventh and final Philadelphia draft pick to ink a contract. And he's relieved. Smith can now fully...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  13. Kelly stresses teaching, evaluating in June

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- It is easy to read too much into what you see during organized team activities. On Tuesday, safety Earl Wolff was running with the first team. It turns out that Nate Allen was sick, and Wolff simply moved up a spot. On Monday, insi...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  14. Eagles sign first-round pick Marcus Smith

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to a four-year contract with first-round draft choice Marcus Smith Monday. All of the Eagles' 2014 draft class is now signed. Smith, an outside linebacker from Louisville, was the 26th pick overall af...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  15. Eagles' comfort level rising in 3-4 scheme

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- You learn more about what an NFL team thinks from what it does than from what it says. The Philadelphia Eagles know they need to improve their defense if they're going to repeat as NFC East champions and make more noise in the post...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  16. Eagles' Marcus Smith isn't slacking off

    Andy Jasner

    The Philadelphia Eagles have signed six of their seven NFL draft picks. Only first rounder Marcus Smith remains unsigned. But Smith is going to work and just completed a three-day set of organized team activities (OTAs) with his teammates. Sm...

    Blog | May 30, 2014