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Brandon Brooks still hopeful of playing season opener

Eagles right guard Brandon Brooks had a checkup on his right Achilles last week. He still isn’t cleared for team drills yet but Brooks did get the go-ahead for one-on-ones this week in joint practices with the Ravens. Brooks retains hope of playing the season opener. “Still got time,” Brooks said, via Dave Zangaro of [more]

Eagles part ways with Paul Worrilow

Linebacker Paul Worrilow‘s time with the Eagles came to an end on Sunday. The Eagles announced Worrilow’s release shortly after he sat out practice. Worrilow did not play in either of the team’s two preseason games this summer. Worrilow tore his ACL last May and missed the entire 2018 season. He re-signed with the Eagles [more]

Doug Pederson on whether Eagles considered Colin Kaepernick: “We consider everybody”

The Eagles needed a quarterback. They signed one who had retired from the NFL, not one who has recently made clear his ongoing desire to get back in. On Sunday, coach Doug Pederson was asked whether the team considered Colin Kaepernick before signing Josh McCown. “We consider everybody, honestly,” Pederson said. “We consider everybody and [more]

Doug Pederson on why he likes Josh McCown: “He’s close to my age”

Eagles coach Doug Pederson says what he likes best about newly signed backup quarterback Josh McCown is the experience he brings to the locker room. “He’s 40. He’s close to my age,” Pederson said. Pederson is 51, which means McCown is indeed closer in age to his head coach than he is to most of [more]

Josh McCown said it was “an easy sell” to sign with Eagles

Quarterback Josh McCown announced his retirement earlier this year and took a job as an analyst with ESPN, but he still heard from teams wondering if he’d reverse course to join them for the 2019 season. McCown said no to all of those overtures until the Eagles called in the last few days. The team [more]

Eagles cut Braxton Miller to make room for Josh McCown

Wide receiver Braxton Miller drew the short straw in Philly on Saturday. The Eagles signed quarterback Josh McCown to fill out a position group dealing with injuries to Nate Sudfeld and Cody Kessler, which meant that they needed to cut someone else in order to get McCown on the roster. The team announced that Miller [more]

Josh McCown’s deal suggests that he’s supplanting Nate Sudfeld as No. 2 behind Carson Wentz

Well, it looks like unretired quarterback Josh McCown won’t be a short-time member of the Eagles. McCown’s one-year deal pays him $2 million fully guaranteed at signing and up to $5.4 million for the season, according to for-now-former colleague Adam Schefter of ESPN. This makes McCown much more than a camp arm or a temporary [more]

Josh McCown ends retirement, returns to NFL

For the second time this year, a former NFL player is leaving ESPN to return to the NFL. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports (announces) that Josh McCown of ESPN is now Josh McCown of the Eagles. McCown joins Cowboys tight end Jason Witten as football players turned ESPN analysts turned football players. McCown, who plans [more]

Eagles to “evaluate where we are” after another QB injury

The Eagles have played two preseason games and they’ve seen their starting quarterback go down with an injury in each of them. Nate Sudfeld will be out for several weeks after breaking his left wrist in the opener and Cody Kessler is in the concussion protocol after getting hurt on the first drive of Thursday’s [more]

Former Army T Brett Toth gets waiver to sign with Eagles

The Eagles will be adding a new offensive tackle to the roster. Brett Toth played college football at the United States Military Academy and went on to start fulfilling his service requirement after graduation in 2018, but a change in policy regarding athletes pursuing professional careers since then led him to request a chance to [more]

Doug Pederson wins pass interference challenge

The Eagles challenged a non-call for defensive pass interference in the third quarter and won a reversal. From the 9-yard line, Eagles quarterback Clayton Thorson threw an incomplete pass intended for Carlton Agudosi in the end zone with 5:33 remaining in the third quarter. Coach Doug Pedersen threw his red flag, challenging whether Jaguars defensive [more]

Cody Kessler in concussion protocol

The Eagles didn’t add a quarterback to the roster after Nate Sudfeld broke his wrist last week. They’ll be asked about the possibility of adding another player behind Carson Wentz again this week. Cody Kessler started Thursday night’s game against the Jaguars, but was pulled by the medical spotter to check for a concussion after [more]

Medical spotter pulls Eagles’ Cody Kessler from game

Eagles quarterback Cody Kessler was removed from tonight’s game against the Jaguars after the independent medical spotter signaled to the referee to have him checked for a concussion. The decision came after Jaguars pass rusher Datone Jones came in unblocked from the blind side and planted Kessler into the ground. Kessler got up and did [more]

Nick Foles, Jalen Ramsey, Leonard Fournette aren’t playing tonight

Nick Foles won’t play against his former team tonight. The Jaguars announced the players not expected to play against the Eagles, with Foles, Jalen Ramsey and Leonard Fournette headlining the stars on the list. Jaguars coach Doug Marrone said earlier this week he was targeting the third preseason game for Foles’ debut. The Jaguars are [more]

Which teams will have the best offenses in 2019?

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is feeling pretty good about his team’s offense in 2019. And for good reason. But other offenses should be pretty good this year, too. Simms and I looked at six of them via Thursday’s PFT Live draft. The results were a bit surprising. Which is a nice way of saying [more]

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