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Carson Wentz on George Floyd’s murder: Societal failure to value all human life is “heartbreaking and disturbing”

More and more NFL players are speaking up in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. In this case, players of all races and backgrounds are making their voices heard. Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has joined the effort, with a message posted on Twitter. “Been thinking about the George Floyd situation [more]

Eagles have interest in Devonta Freeman, LeSean McCoy

It’s not a great time to be a free agent running back, but the Eagles are one team with some interest in adding a veteran at the position. The Eagles have interest in Devonta Freeman and LeSean McCoy, according to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Both players have been mentioned as possibilities for the [more]

Pennsylvania re-opens to pro sports teams sans fans

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf cleared the way for professional sports teams in the state to return, Mike Kaye of reports. Wolf issued a “Green Phase Order” on Wednesday, which includes the resumption of pro sports, pending a COVID-19 safety plan. Fans, though, are not yet allowed to attend sporting events. “Professional sports, defined as [more]

Brandon Graham thinks Eagles have an advantage over the rest of the NFC East

Well before NFL teams shut down their facilities and moved to virtual offseason programs amid the COVID-19 pandemic, three of the four NFC East teams decided to make coaching changes. The Eagles, who won the division last year, were the only team to resist a change and one veteran member of the team thinks that [more]

Seahawks agree to terms with Carlos Hyde

The Seahawks were linked with a few veteran running backs this offseason and they’ve settled on Carlos Hyde as an addition to their backfield. According to multiple reports, the Seahawks have agreed to terms with Hyde on a contract for the 2020 season. No other details are known at this point. The Seahawks had been [more]

Miles Sanders predicting “MVP year”

Miles Sanders caught attention earlier this week for using the term “MVP year” repeatedly in a workout video posted on his Instagram account. The Eagles running back also caught some raised eyebrows. He said what he said. Sanders later doubled down on Twitter when questioned about his declaration. “My confidence is through the roof and [more]

Brandon Graham: Trash talk would substitute for crowd noise sans fans

Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald said Thursday “you need fans to play a game.” NFL players, though, might have to play without them or without all of them. Eagles defensive lineman Brandon Graham enjoys playing in front of the fans at Lincoln Financial Field, but he knows that might not happen. He already is considering [more]

Report: LeSean McCoy remains an option for Eagles

Veteran running back LeSean McCoy has made it clear that he’d be open to a return to the Eagles and it appears the Eagles are open to such a development as well. Tim McManus of reports that McCoy spoke to the Eagles after the end of the draft in April and that he “remains [more]

Growing support for 4th-and-15 alternative to onside kicks

A proposed rule change that would introduce an alternative to the onside kick is reportedly gaining support around the league. PFT has learned, via a league source, that support is growing from a proposal that would allow teams to try a 4th-and-15 play in lieu of an onside kick. Rule changes that bar players on [more]

Report: Seahawks have talked with running back Carlos Hyde

As the Seahawks look for veteran help at running back, they’ve reached out to someone well versed in the NFC West. According to Mike Silver of the NFL Network, the Seahawks have spoken to former Houston Texans running back Carlos Hyde this offseason. Hyde spent the first four seasons of his career with the San [more]

Report: Jets, Eagles also have interest in Devonta Freeman

Running back Devonta Freeman remains a free agent, but by choice. The Seahawks offered Freeman a deal, which Mike Silver of NFL Media reports is a one-year contract worth up to $4 million. Freeman seeks more. Freeman, 28, is not without suitors. The Jets and Eagles also have interest, according to Silver. Freeman has played [more]

Miles Sanders: Eagles drafted me to be the lead back

Miles Sanders led the Eagles in carries during his rookie season, but he spent much of the year sharing time with Jordan Howard in the lead running back role. Sanders doesn’t have a clear partner at the top of the depth chart this year. Howard moved on to Miami as a free agent, which leaves [more]

Eagles sign sixth-rounder Prince Tega Wanogho

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson spent some time discussing the team’s offensive tackles on a Tuesday conference call, but sixth-round pick Prince Tega Wanogho’s name didn’t come up. Wanogho made some news a bit later in the day, however. The Eagles announced his signing on a Tuesday afternoon conference call. Wanogho grew up in Nigeria [more]

Doug Pederson expects Nate Sudfeld to be the backup quarterback

The Eagles didn’t draft Jalen Hurts to be the backup to Carson Wentz, after all. Instead, Hurts likely will be the backup to the backup, Nate Sudfeld. “I fully expect Nate to come in and be aggressive and do the things that he’s capable of doing, and become the backup to Carson,” coach Doug Pederson [more]

Doug Pederson: Andre Dillard has taken command of left tackle role

Veteran left tackle Jason Peters said recently that he’s been in touch with the Eagles, but he didn’t indicate that a return to the team was imminent and Eagles head coach Doug Pederson didn’t make it sound that way during a Tuesday conference call. Pederson confirmed that the team has remained in contact with Peters [more]

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