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Chiefs lead the way with Vegas win totals

Camps open soon (the Broncos already have started practicing), and the folks in Vegas have adjusted their projected over-under win totals for 2019. The Chiefs currently lead the way with 12, followed by the Patriots at 11. The Rams and Saints are next at 10.5, followed by the Chargers, Eagles, and Colts at 9.5 The Bears, Packers, [more]

Eagles, Cowboys land the highest team ratings in Madden 20

More motivation for the 2019 season has emerged, in the form of the Madden 20 ratings for all 32 NFL teams. The Eagles have the highest team rating, with an 89. They’re followed closely by their division rivals in Dallas, who landed an 88. (Maybe Cowboys fans shouldn’t boycott the game, after all.) Next comes [more]

Doug Pederson: This season a “great opportunity” for Carson Wentz

Doug Pederson was around the NFL as a player and an assistant before getting the head coaching job in Philadelphia and that left him with no doubt about the importance of having the right relationship with his starting quarterback. Pederson notes that’s not always easy, but the coaches and quarterbacks that have been successful “have [more]

Matt Nagy tells Bears to “remember the hurt”

Bears coach Matt Nagy doesn’t want his players to turn the page on their heartbreaking playoff loss to the Eagles. Nagy said during an appearance in the booth at the Chicago Cubs’ game today that he wants his players to keep thinking about the way their season ended, and to use that to motivate them [more]

NFL, NFLPA: We had “productive, constructive and beneficial” CBA talks

The NFL and NFLPA gathered for their fourth set of talks about a new Collective Bargaining Agreement on Wednesday and the schedule called for the meetings to last for three days. There was a change in plans, however, and the two sides wrapped things up after several hours of conversations. A joint statement from the [more]

Chris Maragos announces his retirement

Chris Maragos last played an NFL game with the Eagles in Week Six of the 2017 season and the knee injury he suffered that week has brought his playing career to an end. Maragos spent all of last season on the physically unable to perform list and the Eagles released the safety/special teamer in February [more]

Terron Armstead: Tips learned at OL summit can be an asset

After Broncos linebacker Von Miller hosted his pass rush summit earlier this year, he downplayed the notion of a backlash against players from different teams sharing tips that could then be used against them at some point in the future. Saints left tackle Terron Armstead attended an offensive line summit put together by Eagles right [more]

Todd Gurley should be very happy with his Madden rating

We’ve spent plenty of time the past couple of days talking about players being upset with their ratings in the new Madden game, and the motivation they have drawn from it. One player who shouldn’t be upset (and in turn has no basis for extra motiviation) is Rams running back Todd Gurley. Gurley is the [more]

Eagles cut Devin Ross with non-football injury

Wide receiver Devin Ross‘s stint in Philadelphia was a short one. The Eagles announced today that they have waived Ross with a non-football injury. There’s no word on the nature of the injury Ross suffered. Ross signed with the Eagles in May, in time to get involved in Organized team Activities. He had previously been [more]

Eagles tackle Tyreek Burwell announces retirement

With just over a week remaining until the Eagles report for training camp for the 2019 season, tackle Tyreek Burwell has decided to hang up his cleats. In a post to his instagram account on Monday, Burwell announced he would be retiring from football. “Man it’s hard for me to sit here and put this [more]

Golden Tate calls Matthew Stafford, not Russell Wilson, “best QB I’ve played with”

Golden Tate has caught passes from both Russell Wilson in Seattle and Matthew Stafford in Detroit, and he has a strongly held opinion of which one of them is better. Tate told WDIV in Detroit that Stafford is the best quarterback he’s played with during his 10-year NFL career, which also saw him spend half [more]

Offensive linemen hold their own summit to try to counter pass rushers

Broncos linebacker Von Miller started a pass-rushing summit three years ago. It prompted the league’s offensive linemen to start their own get together two years ago. Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson and 50 current and future offensive linemen, including Chiefs right tackle Mitchell Schwartz and Saints left tackle Terron Armstead, began their Offensive Line Masterminds [more]

PFT 2019 storyline No. 12: Will Carson Wentz stay healthy?

December 2017. Led by second-year quarterback Carson Wentz, the Eagles rocketed toward the No. 1 seed in the NFC, and Wentz had the inside track to the league MVP award. Then came a visit to the Rams, an ill-timed head-first dive to the end zone, an unexpected ACL tear in the process, and that was [more]

Doug Pederson: Carson Wentz will be better for having gone through adversity

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has ended each of the last two seasons on the sideline due to injuries, but that did not stop the team from giving him a contract extension this offseason. During an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said that he doesn’t think the new contract will do [more]

Doug Pederson and Frank Reich make a friendly wager

Eagles coach Doug Pederson is gambling on golf again, but this time it appears to only be for charity donations. According to Robby General of the Indianapolis Star, Pederson made a friendly wager with his former offensive coordinator and current Colts coach Frank Reich during this weekend’s American Century Celebrity Golf Championship. If Reich wins [more]

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