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Eagles give Chris Long a raise

Chris Long won’t be playing for free this year, unless he decides to give even more money away. Via¬†Reuben Frank of NBC Sports Philadelphia, the Eagles bumped Long’s salary from $1 million to a guaranteed $2.5 million as part of a restructuring. He also received a $500,000 roster bonus last week. Long’s initial contract with [more]

Players Coalition members meeting with lawmakers this week

They’re not just taking knees or raising fists during the national anthem any more. A number of NFL players are meeting with lawmakers this week, as part of a coordinated effort to create real change in their communities. According to Rich Cimini of, Saints linebacker Demario Davis was in Albany, New York yesterday to [more]

Brian Dawkins selects Troy Vincent as his Hall of Fame presenter

Brian Dawkins has selected Troy Vincent as his presenter for his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction in August. Dawkins and Vincent played together for eight seasons in Philadelphia. Vincent currently serves as executive Vice President of Football Operations for the NFL. “He came [to Philadelphia] the same year,” Dawkins said, via a video from [more]

Jaylen Watkins visiting 49ers

The 49ers have added cornerback Richard Sherman as a free agent this month and they are set to meet with another possible addition to their defensive backfield this week. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that they will host Jaylen Watkins on a visit Wednesday. Watkins was not tendered as a restricted free agent by [more]

Michael Bennett: Eagles defensive line can be “one of the greatest”

Defensive end Michael Bennett met with the media for the first time since being traded to the Eagles earlier this month and said that it is “going to be fun” to get a chance to come after the quarterbacks of the NFC East after spending the last five years in the NFC West with the [more]

Report: Josh Huff suspended two games

The NFL has suspended Saints receiver Josh Huff for two games for violating the league’s policies on substances of abuse and personal conduct, Josh Katzenstein of the Times-Picayune reports. It remains unclear what infraction resulted in Huff’s suspension. Huff did not play last season. The Saints signed him to a reserve/future contract in February. The [more]

Carson Wentz posts video of throwing workout

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz aims to be back in the lineup in time for the start of the 2018 regular season and he shared a glimpse of his progress in his recovery from a torn left ACL on Monday. Wentz posted a short clip of a throwing workout to Instagram. In the video, Wentz can [more]

Schedule release coming within the next month, most likely

The announcement of the next season’s schedule has become in recent years one of the major NFL offseason tent pole events. With free agency quickly dying down, it becomes be the next big thing to which to look forward to. Which. Based on the trend that has developed in recent years, the league most likely [more]

Report: Vikings-Eagles will open the 2018 NFL season

The NFL schedule hasn’t been released yet, but the first game has reportedly been decided. The Vikings will visit Philadelphia to take on the Eagles in the annual Thursday night opener in the Super Bowl champion’s host stadium, according to longtime Philadelphia media member Howard Eskin. Philadelphia’s slate of home opponents in 2018 is a [more]

Nick Foles gets payment today that has been guaranteed for a year

The fifth day of the league year typically triggers plenty of salary guarantees and roster bonuses in player contracts. (For that reason, you’ll see urgent tweets that make these known-for-a-year transactions seem like breaking news.) For Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, it’s been known since he rejoined the Eagles as a free agent that he has [more]

Vinny Curry quickly lands in Tampa

The Eagles decided that $9 million in 2018 would be too much for defensive end Vinny Curry. The Buccaneers quickly gobbled him up. Curry has agreed to terms on a three-year deal with the Buccaneers, according to Jenna Laine of Curry reportedly will make up to $27 million (key words “up to”), with $11.5 [more]

Report: Lions agree to one-year, $4.5 million deal with LeGarrette Blount

The Lions have reached a one-year, $4.5 million deal with running back LeGarrette Blount, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Detroit also had interest in DeMarco Murray, Jonathan Stewart and Frank Gore. The Lions are trying to upgrade a running game that ranked 32nd in the NFL last season. New Lions coach Matt Patricia coached [more]

Jordan Matthews visiting with Cardinals

Jordan Matthews is visiting Arizona today, Mike Jurecki of Arizona Sports Station 98.7 FM reports. The market has seemingly started slowly for Matthews. But several receivers have signed since free agency began this week, leaving Matthews as one of the top options at his position. Matthews, 25, played with new Cardinals quarterback Sam Bradford when [more]

Eagles release Vinny Curry

The Eagles weren’t able to hustle up a trade for Vinny Curry, or come to an agreement on a contract, so he’s now free. According to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, the Eagles released the veteran pass-rusher. He was surplus to requirements after they acquired Michael Bennett, but they were hoping to either get [more]

Report: Caleb Sturgis visited Seahawks Thursday, visiting Chargers next

Two teams that struggled through kicking problems in 2017 are taking a look at former Philadelphia Eagles kicker Caleb Sturgis. According to Eric D. Williams of, the Seattle Seahawks hosted Sturgis for a visit on Thursday. Sturgis is scheduled to visit the Los Angeles Chargers on Friday. Blair Walsh missed several important kicks for [more]

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