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Back injury is the latest warning sign for Carson Wentz

Carson Wentz is a great quarterback. He also has compiled a worrisome collection of injuries in less than three years in football. The two concepts aren’t mutually exclusive, even if some Eagles fans view the pointing out of Wentz’s physical propensities as personal affronts. The reality is that Wentz’s aggressive playing style has resulted in [more]

Nick Foles may get a chance to boost his free-agency value

February was a long, long time ago. A Super Bowl MVP award made quarterback Nick Foles the flavor of the month, a guy who surely would have attracted a significant payday on the open market. But he wasn’t on the open market, tied instead to the second-year of a two-year deal to serve as the [more]

Report: Carson Wentz not expected to play Sunday

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said Wednesday that quarterback Carson Wentz will not take part in the day’s practice because he’s having back spasms. Pederson added that the team would evaluate Wentz’s injury over the course of the week when asked if there was any risk that Wentz will not play against the Rams on [more]

Doug Pederson says John DeFilippo won’t return to Eagles now

The reasons why the Eagles have gone from a Super Bowl title to a 6-7 record through the first 13 games of this season have been debated often and one point that’s been raised is the changes to the offensive coaching staff. Offensive coordinator Frank Reich became the Colts head coach and quarterbacks coach John [more]

Carson Wentz won’t practice Wednesday

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was limited in Wednesday practices a couple of times earlier this season and a back injury was listed as the reason why he didn’t do everything. Wentz is back on the injury report with a back issue this week and he won’t be practicing at all this time around. Head coach [more]

Nine teams have playoff scenarios in Week 15

The NFL playoff race is heating up, and nine teams have playoff berths or seeds to play for in Week 15. Here are the playoff scenarios for this week, as distributed by the NFL: NFC CLINCHED: Los Angeles Rams-NFC West New Orleans Saints-NFC South NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (11-2) (at Carolina (6-7), Monday night, 8:15 PM [more]

If favored teams win, 9 of 12 playoff teams will be set this week

So far we know three of this year’s 12 playoff teams. If everything goes as expected, that number will triple by the end of the week. The Chiefs have already clinched an AFC playoff berth, and the Rams and Saints have already clinched their divisions. If all of the favored teams win in Week 15, [more]

Eagles put Corey Clement, Josh Sweat on IR

When word broke on Monday that the Eagles were signing running back Boston Scott off of the Saints practice squad, it seemed like a pretty good sign that Corey Clement‘s knee injury was going to cost him time. On Tuesday, we learned that the injury will cost Clement the rest of the season. The Eagles [more]

NFL’s “clear recovery” instant replay rule needs to change

The Cowboys fumbled the opening kickoff on Sunday and the Eagles recovered. At least, that would be the case if common sense applied. But common sense took a back seat to the NFL’s rulebook, and so the Cowboys kept the ball. Dallas returner Jourdan Lewis fumbled, the ball was on the ground, and Philadelphia’s Kamu [more]

NFC playoff picture: Seahawks take a commanding wild card lead

The Seahawks are heading to the playoffs. Although Seattle hasn’t actually clinched a playoff berth yet, Monday night’s win over Minnesota just about ensured that the Seahawks will be there in January. They now have a two-game lead in the wild card race with three games to play, and considering that the 49ers and Cardinals [more]

Eagles signing Boston Scott

With Corey Clement dealing with the knee injury after Sunday’s game, the Eagles are expected to sign running back Boston Scott off the Saints’ practice squad, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. New Orleans selected Scott in the sixth round of this year’s draft. The Saints waived Scott out of the preseason, and he has [more]

14th Sunday becomes the most-watched since 2016

Sunday was a great day of football. Not coincidentally, it led to a great day of football consumption on TV. Via Austin Karp of SportsBusiness Daily, Sunday’s games delivered the best overnight rating for the four viewing windows of the year, and the highest since the 2016 season. Overall, the three networks carrying Sunday games [more]

Doug Pederson defends decision to kick PAT

The Eagles scored a touchdown with 1:39 remaining in regulation to get within one point of the Cowboys in a game they never led. They faced a decision: They could attempt to tie it with an extra point — Jake Elliott missed one earlier in the game — or they could try to take their [more]

Report: Corey Clement believed to have knee sprain, MRI to provide more info

Eagles running back Corey Clement wasn’t involved in the wild fourth quarter or overtime in Dallas on Sunday because he injured his knee early in the game. Clement lost four yards on his first carry, which ended with Clement being twisted to the ground in a fashion that left him hurting. Clement wouldn’t return to [more]

NFC playoff picture: The division races are basically done

The Saints, Rams, Bears and Cowboys will win the four NFC divisions. That’s only official in the case of the NFC South and NFC West, where the Saints and Rams have already clinched. But we can pencil in the Bears as champions of the NFC North and the Cowboys as champions of the NFC East. [more]

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