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Former Eagles standout Leroy Keyes dies at 74

The Eagles announced that former player Leroy Keyes died at his home in West Lafayette, Indiana, on Thursday. Keyes was 74. The Eagles made Keyes the third overall choice in 1969 out of Purdue, where he starred as a running back, defensive back and return specialist. He finished as the school’s all-time leader in touchdowns [more]

Mike Vrabel: Jim Schwartz may help in looking at players for the draft

When the Titans announced Jim Schwartz would be joining the team as its senior defensive assistant, head coach Mike Vrabel touted the experience and perspective Schwartz could provide to Tennessee’s staff. Schwartz, 54, was most recently the Eagles’ defensive coordinator. But he was also the Lions head coach for five years, and was previously the [more]

Jordan Howard: The sky is the limit for Jalen Hurts

When Jordan Howard returned to the Eagles late last season, he played alongside quarterback Jalen Hurts. Barring any changes, Hurts is expected to be Philadelphia’s starting QB again in 2021. Based on his experience with the young signal-caller, Howard thinks Hurts should be able to excel. “I feel like the sky is the limit for [more]

LeSean McCoy: I’ve got a good shot at the Hall of Fame, Julian Edelman does not

Count free agent running back LeSean McCoy as one player who does not think Julian Edelman is heading to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Asked by Yahoo Sports if Edelman is a Hall of Famer, McCoy scoffed. “Hall of Famer? No, come on, man,” McCoy said. McCoy said Edelman’s strong postseason performances don’t change [more]

Vinny Curry on Jets: Seen this ship before with Eagles, wanted to be part of it

Things did not end well for Doug Pederson in Philadelphia, but there were happier days during his tenure as the Eagles head coach. Pederson took over after the Chip Kelly era came crashing to an end and led the Eagles to a Super Bowl title in his second season with the team. Defensive end Vinny [more]

“Pretty dry” FA market made Jordan Howard think he might be done in NFL

Running back Jordan Howard waited for the phone to ring when free agency started last month and then he waited some more because no one was racing to sign him for the 2021 season. The Eagles eventually offered Howard a job, but the quiet response that preceded their interest had Howard thinking that he might [more]

Eagles reportedly treated Doug Pederson “like a baby”

Despite seismic changes in sports media, #Longreads persist. The question is whether anyone ever reads every word of any of them. I’ll wager that far fewer than 4,312 people read all 4,312 words of a three-byline opus from TheAthletic.com regarding the disintegration of the Eagles, only three years after the team won Super Bowl LII. [more]

Kyle Pitts says “it’s an honor” for Jerry Jones to be “infatuated” with him

ESPN reporter Chris Mortensen is close with Jerry Jones, so Mortensen’s report that the Cowboys owner is “infatuated” with Florida tight end Kyle Pitts is no doubt accurate. It doesn’t mean the Cowboys will draft Pitts. First, it remains unlikely Pitts falls to 10th overall, so the Cowboys would have to move up to draft [more]

Lane Johnson: We’re waiting to see what we can do with Jalen Hurts in a full season

By the time the Eagles made Jalen Hurts their starting quarterback last season, right tackle Lane Johnson was already out for the rest of the year to undergo ankle surgery. Johnson recently told Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Inquirer that he was impressed with Hurts’ maturity even before they became teammates, based on what Hurts had [more]

Trey Lance schedules second Pro Day for April 19

Trey Lance will throw for NFL teams once more before the upcoming draft. Per ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Lance has scheduled his second Pro Day for Monday, April 19 — 10 days before teams select in the first round. Lance held his first Pro Day on March 12, drawing several General Managers and head coaches to [more]

Could the Eagles be lurking for Deshaun Watson?

Much has to happen before Deshaun Watson could be traded, especially if he’s going to be traded at or around the 2021 draft. If, somehow, Watson manages to properly and appropriately settle the 22 civil lawsuits pending against him before the draft, there’s one team to watch closely as a potential destination. The Eagles. Yes, [more]

Lane Johnson expects to be cleared in a month after 2020 ankle surgery

Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson was limited to nine games in 2020 by an ankle injury that had been bothering him for a long time and he finally had surgery to repair it near the end of the year. Johnson’s injury was one of several health issues plaguing the team’s offensive line en route to [more]

Jordan Howard returns to Eagles

Jordan Howard will make another run with the Eagles. The Eagles and Howard have agreed to a one-year deal, the team announced. Howard finished last season with the Eagles after he was cut by the Dolphins. He also played in Philadelphia in 2019 after he was traded from Chicago. Howard was a 1,000-yard rusher in [more]

Eagles signing Eric Wilson

The Eagles are adding a linebacker. Philadelphia is signing Eric Wilson to a one-year deal worth up to $3.25 million, according to NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo. Wilson entered the league as an undrafted free agent and spent the first four years of his career with the Vikings. He was elevated to a full-time starter in [more]

49ers sign Nate Sudfeld

The 49ers have Jimmy Garoppolo on the roster and they are expected to use the third overall pick on a quarterback, but that didn’t stop them from adding another one to the roster on Wednesday. The team announced the signing of Nate Sudfeld. It’s a one-year deal for the former Eagle. Sudfeld was a 2016 [more]

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