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Jason Kelce agrees to new deal, will be back with Eagles

Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson was right when it came to Jason Kelce. Johnson said that his longtime Eagles teammate would return for the 2021 season rather than retire and Kelce announced that is the case on Friday morning. In an Instagram post, Kelce wrote that he “restructured my contract to ensure I will continue [more]

Lane Johnson doesn’t think Jason Kelce will retire

Jason Kelce recently appeared on his former teammate Chris Long’s podcast and offered the one-word answer of “retirement” when asked what he’s currently worried about. But fellow offensive lineman Lane Johnson doesn’t think that’s coming in the immediate future. “I think he’s considering it, but Kelce loves football,” Johnson said, via John Clark of NBC [more]

Eagles restructure Darius Slay’s contract to create cap space

The Eagles have a lot of decisions to make in the coming months, but made one move to aid in the process this week. Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Philadelphia restructured cornerback Darius Slay‘s contract to save $9.14 million in cap space. Slay is signed through 2023, so he will count more against the [more]

Jason Peters says he’s still got something left in the tank

It may not be in Philadelphia, but Jason Peters believes he’s still got something to offer before his NFL career comes to a close. In an interview with the NFL Network, the 17-year NFL veteran said that he still has something to give on the field and can help develop younger players as they improve [more]

Eagles won’t tender punter Cameron Johnston

The Eagles will be in search of a new punter in 2021. According to multiple reports, Philadelphia has elected not to place a restricted free agent tender on Cameron Johnston, making him an unrestricted free agent. Though he initially signed with the Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2017, he didn’t take over the [more]

Jason Peters: Carson Wentz shows Philadelphia will eat you up if you don’t bring it

Jason Peters blocked for Carson Wentz throughout Wentz’s five seasons in Philadelphia, and Peters says Wentz learned the harsh reality of Philadelphia last season. Peters said today that he can’t blame Wentz for the way things went down, but a quarterback playing the way Wentz played last year wasn’t going to last in Philadelphia. “Nothing [more]

Giants release Golden Tate

Anyone who has been paying any attention to the NFL in recent weeks knows that, for plenty of veteran players, a major squeeze is coming. They’ll either be asked to take less under threat of termination, or they’ll simply be cut without conversation. The Giants have, as expected, released receiver Golden Tate, per multiple reports. [more]

Andrew Berry: Calling Carson Wentz a cautionary tale for QB extensions is a stretch

The Rams and Eagles both traded up to draft Jared Goff and Carson Wentz in 2016. The Rams and Eagles both gave lucrative extensions to Goff and Wentz during the summer of 2019 — the first year the quarterbacks could sign a second contract after completing their third seasons. And now, the Rams and Eagles [more]

Brandon Graham believes Carson Wentz trade was “good for both parties”

Who would have thought Brandon Graham would outlast Carson Wentz in Philadelphia? Graham, drafted in 2010, remains on the roster and wants “to see it through” with the Eagles. The Eagles agreed to trade Wentz to the Colts, with the deal becoming official in two weeks. Graham said he believes the Wentz trade “was good [more]

Eagles proposing onside kick alternative again

Teams attempted 67 onside kicks in 2020. They recovered three, according to thefootballdatabase.com. That was fewer than in 2019 when eight of 63 were recovered. The Eagles proposed an onside kick alternative that didn’t go very far last year. They are proposing it again this year, Mark Maske of The Washington Post reports. The alternative [more]

Brandon Graham wants to see things through with the Eagles

The Eagles took a big step backward in 2020 as they finished 4-11-1 after making three straight postseason appearances and changes started coming once the season was over. Head coach Doug Pederson was fired and the team agreed to trade quarterback Carson Wentz to the Colts in the early stages of what team owner Jeffrey [more]

Dan Campbell: Duce Staley will be primed and ready to be a head coach

Minority hiring across the NFL went up in this latest cycle, but there are still only three Black head coaches. Dan Campbell said Tuesday he’s grooming Duce Staley to become another one. Campbell hired Staley to be Detroit’s assistant head coach/running backs coach in January, after the former pro running back had spent his entire [more]

Eagles tender Alex Singleton, Boston Scott, Greg Ward

The Eagles have moved to hold onto their three exclusive rights free agents for the 2021 season. Mike Kaye of NJ.com confirmed a report from OverTheCap.com that the team tendered linebacker Alex Singleton, running back Boston Scott, and wide receiver Greg Ward with contracts. That ties all three players to the team if they plan [more]

Top 100 free agents 2021: Dak Prescott again tops the list

The following are PFT’s top 100 free agents for the start of the 2021 league year. The rankings include prospective unrestricted 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 quarterback Dak Prescott 2. Bears receiver Allen [more]

Broadcasting legend and former Pro Bowler Irv Cross dies at 81

Irv Cross, a former NFL defensive back who became one of the cornerstones of The NFL Today in the 1970s, has died. He was 81. The Eagles announced his passing on Sunday night. Cross played for the Eagles from 1961 through 1965, and again in 1969. He spent 1966 through 1968 with the Rams. Cross [more]

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