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Donovan McNabb clarifies Wentz remarks, says “there’s no beef”

After being called a snake by Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson, former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb is slithering away from earlier comments that seemed critical of Carson Wentz. The whole thing started when McNabb suggested that if Wentz can’t get the Eagles past the second round of the playoffs, that it might be time to [more]

Lane Johnson fires back at Donovan McNabb

It wasn’t what Donovan McNabb said. Of course, the next two years are critical for Carson Wentz. That should go without saying. What rubbed all of Philadelphia wrong is the fact it’s McNabb saying it. McNabb was the team’s quarterback for 11 seasons, winning nine playoff games and an NFC Championship Game. So the Eagles’ [more]

Donovan McNabb sees next two years as critical for Carson Wentz

The Eagles have gone all in with Carson Wentz, as expected. But expectations remain high for a team that won a Super Bowl two years ago and got surprisingly close to a return in 2018, without Wentz under center for the postseason run. With the guy who won a Super Bowl and took the team [more]

Rodney McLeod hopes to be ready for training camp

Eagles safety Rodney McLeod tore his ACL in the third week of the 2018 season and his timeline for recovery extends beyond the team’s offseason program. McLeod said on Thursday that he won’t be ready for on-field work at OTAs or the team’s minicamp, but has set his sights on being good to go when [more]

Philadelphia opens as 8-point favorite over Washington, Week 1’s biggest spread

Now that the 2019 schedule is out, betting is open on Week One games. And Philadelphia is the biggest favorite. Philadelphia opened as an eight-point favorite at home against Washington, which is the biggest spread in the NFL in Week One. That’s not a big surprise. Philadelphia was a playoff team last year and is [more]

Eagles have league’s only three-game road trip

The Eagles get five prime time appearances, which is nice, but their schedule is not without its hardships. As noted by Judy Battista of NFL Network, their schedule features the league’s only stretch of three consecutive road games, as they start in Week Six with a trip to Minnesota, before road games in Dallas and [more]

Ten teams scheduled for five prime-time appearances

The NFL has scheduled 10 teams to make five prime-time appearances during the 2019 season. That list includes both of the teams playing in the opening game of the year. The Packers and Bears will face off on Thursday, September 5 in a matchup chosen to celebrate the NFL’s 100th season and then go on [more]

Monday Night Football slate kicks off with Texans and Saints

A pair of 2018 playoff teams will square off in the first Monday night game of the 2019 season. The NFL’s schedule was released on Wednesday night and it shows that the Texans will be in New Orleans to face the Saints on Monday Night Football in Week One. In addition to that game, the [more]

Report: Eagles to open at home against Washington

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz will get to open the season against Washington quarterback Whoever-He-Might-Be in the opener. According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Eagles will host their division rivals in the Sept. 8 opener. They also hosted Washington in the opener two years ago and went on to win the Super Bowl, [more]

Fletcher Cox will be out until training camp

Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox was around for the start of the team’s offseason program, but he won’t be doing much for a few months. Via Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News, Cox said that his target for a return to the field would be the start of training camp. Cox had surgery on [more]

Howie Roseman stresses depth in the draft

Last month Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie identified the Eagles’ approach to the draft as trying to add volume, rather than targeting one elite player at a position of need. Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman is of the same mind. Roseman said today that he’s all about adding depth in the draft and getting as many [more]

Malik Jackson unhappy with “lame” Le’Veon Bell social media post

The NFL’s latest social media war of words is between Eagles defensive lineman Malik Jackson and Jets running back Le'Veon Bell. Bell posted a video on social media showing a play from last year’s playoff game when Bell’s Steelers took on Jackson’s Jaguars. On the play Bell showed, he juked out Jackson, leaving Jackson sprawled [more]

Carson Wentz’s back issue “still getting there”

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was upbeat and positive yesterday, saying his plan was still to be ready by the time the Eagles hit the field for OTAs. That is not the same as being healed. As noted by Dave Zangaro of NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com, Eagles coach Doug Pederson announced that Wentz’s stress fracture in his back would [more]

Cedric Thornton unretires, rejoins 49ers

The 49ers reinstated defensive lineman Cedric Thornton from the reserve/retired list, according to the NFL’s transactions wire. Thornton retired last Aug. 22 after seven years in the NFL. Thornton, 30, signed a free agent deal with the 49ers last July 26. He spent the 2017 season in Buffalo and has played for two other teams. [more]

Jason Kelce returning despite the “nagging” injuries in 2018

Jason Kelce needed a couple of months to recover before making a decision on his future. Although he didn’t need surgery, the Eagles center said Monday he played through a Grade 2 medial collateral ligament tear, a broken foot, a torn elbow and “other nagging things” last season. “At one point, I had a brace [more]

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