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Three days after his release by the Eagles, DeSean Jackson will begin his free agency tour with a visit to the Washington Redskins, monday. (Image courtesy of Philly.com) DeSean Jackson will begin his free agency tour today with a visit to the Washington Redskins, but if he leaves the nation's... Continue reading
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DeSean Jackson's free agency tour will open Monday when the former Eagles receiver visits the Washington Redskins. Multiple sources confirm reports that Jackson will meet with the Redskins front office on Monday and that owner Daniel Snyder could offer Jackson an offer that would be difficult for the six-year receiver... Continue reading
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After ramping up efforts to trade DeSean Jackson earlier this month, the Eagles had little choice but to trade the six-year receiver after a report surfaced allegedly tying him to gang related investigations. DeSean Jackson is no longer a member of the Philadelphia Eagles, and after a tumultuous offseason both... Continue reading
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DeSean Jackson has issued a statement upon being released by the Philadelphia Eagles. “First I would like to thank the Eagles organization, the Eagles fans and the city of Philadelphia for my time in Philly. I would also like to thank coach Andy Reed [Reid] for bringing me in. Secondly,... Continue reading
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The Eagles informed DeSean Jackson of his release on Friday, making the six-year receiver a free agent. DeSean Jackson's tenure with the Philadelphia Eagles has come to an end after the team released the six-year receiver Friday. "After careful consideration, over this offseason" The Eagles said in a statement via... Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Eagles search for a veteran backup quarterback has come to an end after adding Mark Sanchez. (Image via Newsday) Mark Sanchez is officially a member of the Philadelphia Eagles after passing a physical with the team earlier in the day, an official announcement from the team is expected... Continue reading
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Mike Evans is widely regarded as the top WR in May's NFL draft and will have an audience with Eagles head coach Chip Kelly at his Pro Day Thursday. (Image via The Courier Post) Chip Kelly's Pro Day Tour continues Thursday as the Eagles head coach will be in College... Continue reading
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Chip Kelly admitted Wednesday that bolstering the Eagles pass rush remains a priority. Given so few remaining linebackers remain in free agency, Auburn's Dee Ford may be the team's best fit come draft day. (Image courtesy of CBSSports.com) Clearly continuing to build the defense has been a top priority for... Continue reading
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Eagles guard Evan Mathis is reportedly eyeing a new contract and has been shopped by the team for over a month on the trade market. Evan Mathis now joins DeSean Jackson on the Eagles trading block after the All-Pro guard made it known that he is seeking a new contract.... Continue reading
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DeSean Jackson said late Monday night that he had spoken with Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, but Wednesday Kelly did not offer any affirmation that Jackson would be on the team in 2014. (Image courtesy of SI.com) Wednesday represented Chip Kelly's best chance to put an end to the ongoing... Continue reading
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Michael Vick weighed in on the ongoing DeSean Jackson saga in Philadelphia this morning in a radio interview. Jets quarterback Michael Vick joined Mike and Mike this morning on 97.5 The Fanatic and discussed his friend and former teammate DeSean Jackson. Jackson of course is on the verge of likely... Continue reading
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Mark sanchez is reportedly on the verge of signing with the Eagles as a backup to Nick Foles and Matt Barkley. (Image courtesy of NYMag.com) Adding a veteran backup quarterback was rather high on the Eagles offseason priorties, and just three days after allowing Michael Vick to sign with the... Continue reading
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DeSean Jackson has been a hot topic at the NFL's owners meetings in Orlando. (Image courtesy of JimRome.com) Howie Roseman had a chance to debunk the rampant speculation that the Eagles are ready to move on from DeSean Jackson, and chose not to Monday at the NFL owners meetings in... Continue reading
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The NFL owners meetings have arrived and they may be the Eagles last best opportunity to trade DeSean Jackson. DeSean Jackson's days with the Philadelphia Eagles are quickly coming to an end. That much has been made clear by the team's actions in recent weeks making it clear that they... Continue reading
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Michael Vick has signed with the New York Jets where he likely will compete with Geno Smith for the team's starting quarterback job this summer. Michael Vick only needed one free agency visit to settle on his new team, the New York Jets. Vick agreed to terms with the Jets... Continue reading
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The Eagles have been silent when it comes to rampant speculation about DeSean Jackson's status with the team in recent weeks. DeSean Jackson's status with the Eagles and the surrounding speculation has become the biggest story of the NFL offseason. And that's just the way the Eagles want it. If... Continue reading
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Kelvin Benjamin had some face-time with Eagles head coach Chip Kelly at Florida State's Pro Day Tuesday. Chip Kelly must feel like he is back on the college recruiting trail. Unlike his days as an assistant coach at New Hampshire or Oregon and later as the Ducks' head man, Kelly... Continue reading
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Darren Sproles is a "once in a lifetime player" according to Saints quarterback Drew Brees. Drew Brees owns a Super Bowl ring and is headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame five years after his career comes to a close, and the New Orleans Saints quarterback certainly hasn't lost... Continue reading
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Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson's name has been mentioned in trade rumors over the past several weeks and reports suggest that the team may actually be listening to offers. DeSean Jackson trade rumors have been circulating for the past several weeks but they seem to be intensifying. A report surfaced... Continue reading
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Calvin Pryor it seems is on the Eagles radar after Chip Kelly spent his Monday at Louisville's Pro Day. Chip Kelly was one of six coaches who attended Louisville's Pro Day Monday, and it appears that he was not there to scout quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. The Eagles have made a... Continue reading
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Nate Allen, coming off his best season as a professional, re-signed with the Eagles Monday to a one-year contract. Allen, 26, finished last season with 82 tackles, one forced fumble and one interception in his fourth NFL season, but first under defensive coordinator Billy Davis Jr, who seemed to get... Continue reading
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The Eagles made their intentions clear when it comes to Darren Sproles, after signing him to a two-year extension Friday. Darren Sproles clearly isn't just a short-term solution for Chip Kelly's Philadelphia Eagles offense. One day after trading a fifth-round draft choice to the New Orleans Saints for Sproles, the... Continue reading
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Darren Sproles represents another offensive weapon at Chip Kelly's disposal after the Eagles dealt away a fifth-round draft choice to the New Orleans Saints to acquire him. Chip Kelly loves offensive weapons maybe above all else, and after trading for New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles, the second-year head... Continue reading
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Malcolm Jenkins not only falls in line with the Eagles recent free-agent philosophy, but has plenty in common with the team's defense as a whole. (Image via Nola.com) They say Rome wasn't built in a day, and the Eagles defense hasn't been neither. Undergoing wholesale changes a year ago as... Continue reading
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Chris Maragos signed a three-year deal with the Eagles Wednesday. The team sees him as a special teams upgrade with potential upside at safety. The Eagles moved quickly on the second day of free agency to address their struggling special teams unit by signing Chris Maragos to a three-year deal... Continue reading