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Eagles listed Fletcher Cox out with “illness” after incident at his home

Last week the Eagles put on their official injury report that defensive lineman Fletcher Cox had missed Wednesday practice with an “illness.” There was no explanation of the illness, but Cox was back and healthy at practice on Thursday and started as usual on Sunday. So what kind of “illness” did Cox have? It’s unclear, [more]

Eagles aren’t questioning Nelson Agholor’s effort

Nelson Agholor explained what some interpreted as a lack of effort late in Sunday’s loss to Dallas. The Eagles receiver also appeared unbothered by the outside criticism. “Man, I’m a professional,” Agholor said Tuesday, via Martin Frank of the Delaware News Journal. “I know I work hard. At the end of the day, no one [more]

Eagles signing defensive tackle Albert Huggins off Texans practice squad

The Philadelphia Eagles have gone practice squad shopping to help add to the interior of their defensive line. In addition to signing Anthony Rush from the Oakland Raiders practice squad, the Eagles are plucking defensive tackle Albert Huggins off the Texans squad, per Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. Rush and Huggins appear to be [more]

Eagles cut Akeem Spence

Philadelphia defensive tackle Akeem Spence played a season-high 54 snaps on Sunday night. Apparently the Eagles didn’t like what they saw. The Eagles announced today that they have released Spence and signed defensive tackle Anthony Rush off the Raiders’ practice squad. The announcement that Spence was cut came shortly after news broke that cornerback Orlando [more]

Eagles releasing Orlando Scandrick

The Eagles tried to trade for cornerback Jalen Ramsey last week, according to an ESPN report. The Jaguars instead traded Ramsey to the Rams. It’s obvious the Eagles still need help at the position. Dak Prescott passed for 239 yards against the Eagles on Sunday night. Cornerback Orlando Scandrick paid the price a day later. [more]

Lane Johnson calls on teammates who show up late to be “accountable”

The Eagles didn’t show up Sunday night against the Cowboys. They fumbled on their first two possessions, falling behind the Cowboys 14-0 on their way to a 37-10 loss. Apparently, showing up late is an ongoing problem in Philadelphia. Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson called out teammates after the game, describing what was going to [more]

Delicate decision regarding level of Dak Prescott franchise tag looms for the Cowboys

Last week, we tried to identify the players who would not be traded for the Jalen Ramsey package: An offer of two first-round picks and a fourth-round pick. As the Cowboys and quarterback Dak Prescott continue to move week by week toward the expiration of his rookie contract, there’s a chance someone will eventually be [more]

Jerry Jones is “looking for reasons” to keep Jason Garrett

The Cowboys front office repeatedly expressed public support for Jason Garrett last week in the midst of a three-game losing streak. Both Jerry Jones and Stephen Jones said Garrett’s job was not on the line in Sunday’s game against the Eagles. They weren’t lying. The Cowboys owner, in fact, said he wants to keep Garrett [more]

Carson Wentz: Cowboys “beat the crap out of us”

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz didn’t mince words about the way he and his teammates performed on Sunday night in Dallas. “We didn’t show up,” Wentz said, via the Morning Call. “They beat the crap out of us.” The Eagles are 3-4 and appear to have an uphill climb to the playoffs. They’re a game behind [more]

Robert Quinn, Leighton Vander Esch expected to be OK

The Cowboys lost weakside linebacker Leighton Vander Esch and defensive end Robert Quinn during Sunday’s game. Vander Esch left with a neck injury, watching the second half on the sideline in street clothes. Quinn went out with a rib injury Cowboys owner Jerry Jones does not expect the injuries to be serious. “I don’t see [more]

Doug Pederson doesn’t regret saying what he said

Eagles coach Doug Pederson doesn’t regret saying what he said. “Nope. No,” Pederson said after the Eagles’ 37-10 loss to the Cowboys. Linebacker Zach Brown badmouthed his former teammate, Kirk Cousins, before the Eagles’ Week Seven game against the Vikings. A day after the Eagles’ 38-20 loss to the Vikings, Philadelphia cut Brown. That same [more]

Ezekiel Elliott: We don’t care what Doug Pederson says

The Cowboys never formally addressed Doug Pederson’s guarantee that wasn’t a guarantee, according to a source. They didn’t need to. The Cowboys were fully aware that the Eagles coach said on the radio last Monday that the Eagles are “going down to Dallas, and our guys are gonna be ready to play; and we’re gonna [more]

Xavier Woods explains dispute with Eagles athletic trainer

Cowboys safety Xavier Woods downplayed a run-in with an Eagles athletic trainer in the first half of Sunday’s game. “It was really nothing. It was nothing,” Woods said. Woods was penalized for a hit on Eagles receiver Alshon Jeffery on the Eagles’ only touchdown drive. Officials gave Woods an unnecessary roughness penalty for a hit [more]

Sunday night wrapup: Cowboys take over first place as Eagles are all talk

It’s a good thing Doug Pederson’s guarantee wasn’t a “guarantee” since his Eagles failed to deliver. Pederson said on the radio Monday morning that the Eagles are “going down to Dallas, and our guys are gonna be ready to play, and we’re gonna win that football game, and when we do, we’re in first place [more]

Cowboys kick around Eagles in the first half, to take 27-7 halftime lead

The Cowboys did almost everything right in the first half, and the Eagles are lucky they are not trailing by more in a first-place NFC East showdown. As it stands, Dallas owns a 27-7 lead at halftime with the final play of the second quarter a 63-yard field goal by Brett Maher. Maher became the [more]

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