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Eagles release Chris Maragos

The Eagles are holding onto kicker Jake Elliott and long snapper Rick Lovato, but they are parting ways with one of their other core special teamers from recent seasons. The team has released safety Chris Maragos. Maragos was set to make $2 million in the final year of his contract. In a statement, the team [more]

Eagles sign Jake Elliott, Rick Lovato to one-year deals

The Eagles have ensured that two of their key specialists will remain with the team in 2019. The team announced that kicker Jake Elliott and long snapper Rick Lovato have both signed one-year deals with the team. Both players were set to be exclusive rights free agents this offseason. Elliott joined the Eagles early in [more]

Rams, Patriots both receive two third-round compensatory picks

The NFL awarded compensatory draft picks Friday, and the Patriots and Rams both received two third-round picks. The Super Bowl teams will have extra picks to reload this offseason. The Patriots’ third-round choices are No. 97 overall and 101 overall. The Rams’ third-round choices are No. 98 and 99 overall. In all, 15 teams received [more]

Man sues NFL, ESPN for injuries sustained building NFL Draft stage in Philadelphia

A man injured in a 30-foot fall while building a stage for the NFL Draft in Philadelphia in 2017 has filed a lawsuit seeking compensatory and punitive damages against ESPN, the National Football League and staging company Mountain Productions. According to John O’Brien and Marian Johns of Forbes, Brian Crowthers allegedly suffered head trauma, broken [more]

Eagles cut Elie Bouka

The Eagles waived linebacker Elie Bouka on Thursday. Bouka had an undisclosed injury that landed him on injured reserve May 1. He as never played a regular-season NFL game. Injuries have hampered Bouka since he signed with the Cardinals in 2016. He played four games for Saskatchewan in the CFL in 2017 after the Cardinals [more]

Drafting the ugliest divorces in NFL history

The Steelers and receiver Antonio Brown currently are heading for what appears to be an ugly divorce. And that inspired an idea for a Thursday draft on PFT Live. Which divorces were the ugliest in NFL history? Here’s one thing Simms and I learned while doing it: There have been so many that it’s easy [more]

Jordan Matthews: Criticism will be forgotten once Wentz is back on field

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was the subject of a January article featuring criticism from several unnamed Eagles players who called him selfish, uncompromising and unwilling to be questioned among other negative takes on his manner with the team. Other Eagles players pushed back against those claims and Wentz took issue with some of them while [more]

PFT’s Free Agent Top 100

The following are PFT’s top 100 free agents for the start of the 2019 league year. The rankings include prospective unrestricted and restricted free agents, as well as released players. The list will be updated as events warrant, with signings, tags and re-signings denoted when announced and/or reported. 1. Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence. 2. [more]

Eagles’ Sidney Jones says staying healthy is No. 1 focus

Eagles cornerback Sidney Jones has had one of the more disappointing careers of recent NFL draft picks. Coming out of Washington, he was viewed as a possible Top 10 pick in the 2017 NFL draft — until he ruptured his Achilles tendon at his Pro Day. The Eagles ended up selecting him with the 43rd [more]

Will there be a significant market for Nick Foles?

The Eagles seem to be intent on applying the franchise tag to quarterback Nick Foles, not to keep him but to trade him. Specifically, to trade him to a team other than the Giants or Washington. Given the decision of the Denver Broncos to trade for Joe Flacco in lieu of pursuing Foles, an important [more]

Report: It’s “unlikely” Nick Foles returns to Eagles as backup

The Broncos took themselves out of the Nick Foles‘ sweepstakes with their agreement with Baltimore for Joe Flacco. The teams with an established starter also won’t have interest in Foles or he in them. You can probably scratch Philadelphia off the list of suitors, too. Zack Rosenblatt of NJ.com quotes a source as saying it’s [more]

Report: Vikings-Eagles “pretty likely” on Thanksgiving

The third game of the Thanksgiving schedule could be coming into focus. After a report earlier this week that the two early holiday games would include Bears-Lions and Dolphins-Cowboys, we may have an idea of the prime time matchup. Via Michael Rand of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, an Eagles trip to play the Vikings appears [more]

Eagles have a decision to make as Nelson Agholor enters his fifth year

The Eagles took wide receiver Nelson Agholor in the first round of the 2015 NFL draft, and last year they picked up his fifth-year option for 2019. But that doesn’t mean he’ll play for the Eagles this year. Agholor has a base salary of $9.387 million this season, but the Eagles can cut him and [more]

It doesn’t sound like a Golden Tate contract extension is in the works

Wide receiver Golden Tate said last month that he is hopeful that his time with the Eagles is “not coming to an end” after the impending free agent joined the team in a midseason trade with the Lions. Eagles executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman said he felt good about trading a third-round [more]

Eagles promote Phillip Daniels to defensive line coach

The Eagles have done good business promoting their own in recent years, and have rewarded another current staff with a promotion. According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Eagles are promoting defensive quality control/assistant line coach Phillip Daniels to defensive line coach. Daniels played 15 years in the league with Seattle, Chicago, and Washington, [more]

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