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Eagles activate Nathan Gerry from COVID-19 list

The Eagles got one of their early entrants to the reserve/COVID-19 list back on Sunday. The team announced that linebacker Nathan Gerry has been activated. He was placed on the list on July 29, the same day tackles Lane Johnson and Jordan Mailata were placed on the list. Those two are the last remaining Eagles [more]

Zach Ertz sees big loss in canceling high school football season

Eagles tight end Zach Ertz says that if Pennsylvania cancels high school sports for the rest of this year, as the governor is recommending, it’s going to be a big loss for kids like him. “I want kids to be healthy, first and foremost,” Ertz said, via the Philadelphia Inquirer. “That’s the primary goal. But [more]

Eagles bring back Vinny Curry

The Eagles added a familiar face to their pass-rush mix. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, the Eagles have brought back defensive end Vinny Curry. Curry had five sacks last year in a reserve role, after coming back from his one-year sabbatical with the Buccaneers. The 32-year-old Curry has 29.5 sacks in eight seasons, [more]

Devonta Freeman “trying to pick the right situation”

Running back Devonta Freeman hasn’t found a job since being released by the Falcons earlier this year and he shared some of what he’s looking for in a new team on Thursday. Freeman made an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio and said that he wants to “win so bad” with his next team. He said [more]

Pennsylvania Governor recommends no high school sports in 2020

The same day Penn State announced its plans to go without fans this season, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf recommended that high school football shouldn’t be played in 2020. During a press conference Thursday regarding the state’s COVID-19 situation, Wolf was asked about guidance for spectators at high school sports this fall. “The guidance is we [more]

Penn State to play football without fans at Beaver Stadium

Penn State can put over 100,000 people in Beaver Stadium for football games. But unless circumstances change, they won’t put any in this fall. Penn State director of athletics Sandy Barbour wrote in a letter to season ticket holders that because of restrictions in place to limit the COVID-19 pandemic, that fans would not be [more]

Will Antonio Brown get signed during training camp?

It’s been nearly a week since the NFL gave receiver Antonio Brown (partial) clarity regarding his status, with an eight-game suspension to be served in 2020 and, potentially, further punishment of an unresolved civil lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault and rape.. Since then, no team has been linked to him in any serious way. [more]

Eagles re-signing Marcus Green

The Eagles cut receiver Marcus Green on July 26. They are planning to re-sign him this week, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. Green, 23, has never appeared in a regular-season game. The Falcons selected him in the sixth round of the 2019 draft. They waived him out of the preseason. The Eagles signed Green [more]

Doug Pederson: It’s a good year to be a late-round or undrafted rookie

Doug Pederson made it to the NFL as an undrafted rookie out of Northeast Louisiana and spent more than a decade in the league as a backup quarterback. Now, as head coach of the Eagles, he has a say in deciding which undrafted rookies make the NFL. And he thinks this can be a good [more]

Which teams are best situated if their coaches test positive?

As the positive COVID-19 test for Eagles coach Doug Pederson shows, any NFL head coach can be rendered unavailable at a moment’s notice in 2020. So which teams are in the best shape to withstand the sudden availability of their head coach? That was the subject of Tuesday’s PFT Live draft. Simms and I each [more]

Eagles claim Caleb Wilson off waivers, place Brandon Brooks on PUP

The Eagles announced Tuesday they placed offensive guard Brandon Brooks on the physically unable to perform list and claimed tight end Caleb Wilson off waivers. Brooks, 30, is not expected to play this season. He tore his left Achilles tendon while rehabbing at the team facility in June. Brooks started all 16 games for the [more]

LeSean McCoy: Others were interested, Tom Brady and warm weather won out

Running back LeSean McCoy dropped hints about a desire to return to the Buccaneers throughout the offseason, but he won’t be in Philadelphia this year. McCoy signed with the Buccaneers and told reporters on a Tuesday conference call that he continued to monitor the Eagles and other teams that showed interest before deciding to head [more]

Which teams should pursue Antonio Brown?

The NFL finally has given receiver Antonio Brown an answer, sort of, regarding his status. The question now becomes whether a team will sign him. Monday’s PFT Live included a draft of the teams that should consider signing Brown, one of the NFL’s best receivers of the past decade and a guy who has plenty [more]

Doug Pederson: I can still run the team virtually

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson has tested positive for COVID-19, but that hasn’t changed his view about how secure the team’s facility is amid the coronavirus pandemic. Pederson said last week that he felt “extremely safe” in the team’s working environment and he reiterated that in a conference call with reporters on Monday. He also [more]

Doug Pederson tests positive for COVID-19

Eagles coach Doug Pederson has become the first NFL coach to test positive for the coronavirus during training camp. Tim McManus of reports that Pederson has informed his players that he has COVID-19. Pederson has had two positive test results. Per McManus, Pederson is asymptomatic. A staff member who was in close contact with Pederson [more]

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