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  1. Marcus Smith still trying to get on field

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- It might be cynical to see Marcus Smith's move to inside linebacker and think, Oh, good, now that's three positions he won't play in Sunday's game against Washington. The Philadelphia Eagles' first-round draft choice from Louisvill...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  2. Acho among competitors for LB spot

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- Emmanuel Acho was released by the Philadelphia Eagles at the end of training camp last year. He wound up returning to the Eagles when they needed a linebacker late in the 2013 regular season, and he went to training camp with them aga...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  3. Kelly looks at weight as well as height

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA - Size matters. It does in football and it certainly does to Chip Kelly. That's the main reason Kelly has cited when asked why he decided to release DeSean Jackson, his leading receiver in 2013. Jackson is listed at 5-foot-10, 178 pou...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Eagles prepare to be without Kendricks

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks injured his calf Monday night. Kendricks did not practice with his teammates Wednesday. He is listed as day-to-day by the coaches. "I've got a plan without him practicing today," defensive coordin...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  6. To Eagles DBs, Jackson has two speeds

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA - In theory, having practiced against DeSean Jackson should help the Eagles' secondary deal with him when they have to cover Jackson in a game Sunday. "We know him well," defensive coordinator Bill Davis said. "He's got great speed, w...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  7. Kelly: 'Trying to win every football game'

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- For a team that leads the NFL in offensive yards and points scored, the Philadelphia Eagles certainly have a lot of players dissatisfied with their performances after two games. Quarterback Nick Foles and running back LeSean McCoy ...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  8. Foles, McCoy know they can be better

    Phil Sheridan

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Nick Foles had just won a game against Andrew Luck, the guy selected 87 spots ahead of him in the 2012 NFL draft. Foles' Eagles are off to a 2-0 start following a 30-27 win on "Monday Night Football" and have won nine of their past 10...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  9. Sproles bails Eagles out in another win

    Phil Sheridan

    INDIANAPOLIS -- LeSean McCoy has an ego. Most great athletes do. McCoy can't resist taking little jabs at other great NFL running backs, because he believes he's as good as any of them. The flip side is that McCoy has appreciation for other elite ...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  10. Eagles quite impressed with Sproles

    Phil Sheridan

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the Eagles' 30-27 victory over the Colts: Sproles redefined: Ever since acquiring Darren Sproles in a trade early in the offseason, Eagles coach Chip Kelly has been adamant that Sproles i...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  11. Rapid Reaction: Philadelphia Eagles

    Phil Sheridan

    INDIANAPOLIS - A few thoughts on the Philadelphia Eagles' 30-27 victory over the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. What it means: The Eagles beat a good Colts team with a gritty comeback on the road to start the season with a 2-0 record. Th...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  12. Marcus Smith inactive for Eagles

    Phil Sheridan

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Linebacker Marcus Smith, the Eagles' first-round draft pick who didn't play a snap in last week's season opener, is inactive for tonight's game against the Colts. Running back Chris Polk, who missed the entire preseason and last we...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  13. Wade Smith cramming to learn offense

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA - There is no more fitting way to learn the Eagles' uptempo offense than by hurrying up. That's what veteran guard Wade Smith has been doing. "I have 72 more hours," Smith said after Friday afternoon's practice. "That's a lot of time ...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  14. Upon further review, Kelly hires replay aide

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- After a full season in the NFL, and after going 3-for-7 when challenging on-field officials' calls in 2013, Chip Kelly saw an area he could improve on. Kelly hired Frank Kosman, a former ACC replay official, to help decide whether ...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  15. Prediction: Colts will beat Eagles

    Phil Sheridan

    This game has me thinking about the Eagles' last appearance in Indianapolis. They lost 45-21 back in 2006. It was the Peyton Manning era for the Colts and the Andy Reid era for the Eagles, but that game was hard to forget. If the Eagles aren't able t...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  16. Ertz ran into Luck by going to Stanford

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA - Eagles tight end Zach Ertz wanted to go to UCLA. The idea of living in Los Angeles, being near all those celebrities, seemed pretty good to the 18-year-old Ertz. It was his mother who convinced him to go to Stanford instead. "Liv...

    Blog | September 11, 2014