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Pete Carroll glad to have Mychal Kendricks back at practice as he nears return from suspension

Linebacker Mychal Kendricks returned to practice with the Seahawks on Tuesday as he serves the final weeks of an eight-game suspension for a guilty plea to insider trading charges in September. The seven-year NFL veteran appeared in three games with two starts for Seattle earlier this season after signing with the team in mid-September. He [more]

Eagles activate defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan

The Eagles got a key defensive contributor back, if it’s not too late. The team announced they had activated defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan from the non-football injury list. To make room for him on the roster, they waived defensive tackle T.Y. McGill. Jernigan started practicing earlier this month, after surgery to repair a herniated disc [more]

Malcolm Jenkins: We lacked fight in New Orleans

Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins flipped Saints coach Sean Payton the bird after getting beaten for a touchdown in last Sunday’s 48-7 loss to the Saints and said after the game that he was upset at himself for letting Alvin Kamara get past him. Jenkins was upset about other things that happened during the blowout loss [more]

Colts sign center Josh Andrews off Eagles practice squad

The Colts added some offensive line depth, in case center Ryan Kelly isn’t able to play this week. The team announced they had signed center Josh Andrews from the Eagles practice squad. They also placed cornerback D.J. Killings on injured reserve and waived cornerback Arthur Maulet, giving them an extra roster spot at the moment. Andrews [more]

Eagles OC: It’s been challenging to integrate Golden Tate into offense

The Eagles have plenty of problems to sort out right now and offensive coordinator Mike Groh said on Tuesday that one of them is how to make the best use of wide receiver Golden Tate. Tate played twice as many offensive snaps against the Saints than he did in his first game with the Eagles [more]

NFC playoff picture: Rams’ win keeps them ahead of the Saints, for now

The Rams won Super Bowl 52.5 on Monday night, and as a result they remain the top seed in the NFC playoff picture. But that may not be the case for long: The Rams have a half-game lead over the Saints, but with the Rams on their bye, the Saints can tie it up this [more]

Saints wanted to put the game on Carson Wentz

Some teams try to take away what an opposing offense does best. For the Saints on Sunday against the Eagles, the goal was to force their best player to do it all. “We want to put the game on [Carson] Wentz,” Saints coach Sean Payton told Peter King for his Football Morning in America column. [more]

Sean Payton defends fourth quarter TD pass: You could still lose when up 31

The Saints were beating the Eagles 38-7 in the fourth quarter when they went for it on fourth down and threw a 37-yard touchdown pass. But New Orleans coach Sean Payton says he wasn’t running up the score. Payton said he just called the play that made the most sense on fourth-and-6 with 13:15 left [more]

Doug Pederson: Wentz trying to do too much

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz admitted that Sunday’s blowout loss to the Saints was “definitely frustrating,” and his three interceptions had plenty of other people asking questions. For Eagles coach Doug Pederson, the answer may be that too much has been asked of Wentz. During an interview this morning on WIP, Pederson said Wentz’s early success [more]

Sunday was “definitely frustrating” for Carson Wentz

Sunday’s game was a rough one all around for the Eagles as they were on the wrong side of a 48-7 final score in New Orleans, but it was a particularly bad outing for quarterback Carson Wentz. Wentz was 19-of-33 for 156 yards and three interceptions, which adds up to a career-low 31.9 quarterback rating [more]

Drew Brees: I feel really good right now

The Saints won their ninth straight game on Sunday and they did it in convincing fashion. The Eagles were in town and wound up losing 48-7, which is the biggest loss that any defending Super Bowl champ has ever experienced. There were plenty of stars for the Saints in the win, but the top of [more]

After allowing touchdown, Malcolm Jenkins flipped off Sean Payton

The Eagles were losing badly to Malcolm Jenkins‘ former team, so after he was beaten for a 37-yard touchdown by Alvin Kamara on fourth-and-seven, the safety gave Saints coach Sean Payton the finger. And not the index finger, indicating the Saints are the best team in football, something the Eagles said after last season. NBC [more]

Thomas Morstead has a busy day with two punts

Saints running backs Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara were doing a joint video interview when they pulled punter Thomas Morstead into it. “This is the best punter in the league,” Kamara said, via Josh Katzenstein of The Times-Picayune. “And he don’t even punt,” Ingram chimed in. Morstead punted twice Sunday against the Eagles. He had [more]

Saints crush Eagles 48-7 for ninth straight win

The Eagles were the last team standing in the NFC last year, but their chances of making it back to the playoffs took a serious shot on Sunday from the team that’s looking like it might just be the favorite to be the conference’s No. 1 team this time around. The Saints jumped out to [more]

It’s another runaway for the Saints

The only question left to answer in New Orleans is whether the Saints will top last week’s 51 points. Mark Ingram plunged into the end zone from a yard out with 5:34 left in the third quarter and the Saints upped their lead over the Eagles to 38-7. It appeared for a moment that the [more]

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