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Randy Moss, Ray Lewis among Hall of Fame semifinalists for 2018

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the 27 semifinalists for the Class of 2018. It includes six first-year eligible candidates in defensive back Ronde Barber, guard Steve Hutchinson, linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher, wide receiver Randy Moss and defensive lineman Richard Seymour. In addition, safety LeRoy Butler, defensive ends Leslie O’Neal and Simeon [more]

Alshon Jeffery claims his Super Bowl guarantee traveled with him

When he said it in Chicago in January, it was crazy talk. But now that he’s in Philadelphia, Alshon Jeffery looks like a prophet. The Eagles wide receiver can laugh about it now, now that he’s on the best team in the NFC and perhaps the NFL. But when a 3-13 Bears season ended, Jeffery [more]

Eagles playing wait-and-see at kicker, may keep going for two

The Eagles haven’t really ruled anything out at kicker this week, including not using one all that much. Well, actually, that’s not true. They have ruled out using a linebacker again. With Jake Elliott in the concussion protocol, the Eagles are in wait-and-see mode for this week’s game against the Bears. Via Reuben Frank of NBC [more]

NFC playoff picture: Falcons are in, Seahawks are out

Monday night’s game was a big one in the NFC playoff race. The Falcons’ win over the Seahawks gives Atlanta the sixth and final spot in the playoff picture, while Seattle is on the outside looking in. Here’s how it all looks before Thanksgiving: LEADERS 1. Eagles (9-1): The class of the conference. 2. Vikings [more]

McVay: Robert Woods will miss a couple of weeks

It initially wasn’t believed to be serious. It ended up being sort of serious. But not as serious as it could have been. Rams receiver Robert Woods will miss some time with a shoulder injury suffered in Sunday’s 24-7 loss to the Vikings. Coach Sean McVay shared the news with reporters on Monday. “It’s probably [more]

Jake Elliott in concussion protocol, Caleb Sturgis could return

The Eagles were without a place kicker for most of Sunday night’s victory over the Cowboys because kicker Jake Elliott was ruled out due to a head injury suffered early in the contest. On Monday, Eagles coach Doug Pederson said that Elliott is in the concussion protocol and will need to progress through it before [more]

NFL not saying whether Ronald Darby is also under investigation

The NFL has confirmed that Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is being investigated after an Uber driver accused him of groping her crotch. Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby has said he was in the car with Winston and the driver. So does that mean the NFL is investigating Darby as well? The league isn’t saying. NFL spokesman [more]

Eagles linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill overcame rough kicking start

When a team loses its kicker and has to turn to a linebacker, the expectations are not going to be high. When said linebacker shanks a practice kick on the sideline and misses the net entirely, it does nothing to raise them. But Eagles special teamer Kamu Grugier-Hill did a decent job filling in for Jake [more]

Sunday Night wrap-up: Eagles continue to roll, thrash Cowboys

Good teams can overcome an injury or two. Great teams can adapt when things go wrong within the course of a game. The Eagles responded from an uncharacteristically rough first half from quarterback Carson Wentz, and came back for an unorthodox 37-9 win over the Cowboys. The Cowboys played solid defense for most of the [more]

Eagles get to end zone, have to go for two

The bad news is kicker Jake Elliott‘s out the rest of the game with a head injury. The good news is the Eagles offense woke up in time for it to matter. The Eagles opened the second half with a sharp touchdown drive after a long lull in the first half, and then added a [more]

Eagles can’t turn turnovers into anything, Cowboys lead

The Eagles started well offensively, but then couldn’t do anything with it. And even though the Cowboys didn’t, the Eagles couldn’t do anything with that either. After a hot start, the league leaders in scoring have flat-lined, and the Cowboys have taken a 9-7 lead just before halftime. The Eagles got no points out of [more]

Jake Elliott goes into locker room for concussion check

The Eagles are without a kicker at the moment. Jake Elliott went into the locker room after missing a 34-yard field goal at the end of the first quarter. The Eagles updated that he is being evaluated for a head injury. He could have been injured on the opening kickoff when he tackled Ryan Switzer [more]

Hundreds of protesters take a knee outside AT&T Stadium

Hundreds of protesters showed up outside AT&T Stadium before the start of the Eagles-Cowboys game on Sunday night. The protest was organized by Friendship West and Pastor Freddie Haynes, via Mike Leslie of WFAA. Protest organizers supplemented police with their own volunteer security. Some in the crowd wore Colin Kaepernick jerseys. Protesters, who gathered around [more]

Eagles jump out to early lead on Cowboys

The Cowboys opened the game with a big play, but the Eagles were ones with the big drive. The Cowboys turned a 61-yard return of the opening kickoff by Ryan Switzer into just a field goal, and the Eagles responded with a methodical eight-play 70-yard touchdown drive in response for a 7-3 lead. Kenjon Barner [more]

Tyron Smith inactive, Darren McFadden a healthy scratch

The Cowboys will be without All-Pro left tackle Tyron Smith for a second straight game, as he’s among the seven inactives for tonight’s game against the Eagles. That means Byron Bell will start at left tackle, after he finished up the final third of Falcons defensive end Adrian Clayborn‘s six-sack jailbreak last week. Running back [more]

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