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DeVonta Smith: It feels like old times with Jalen Hurts

Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson said on Monday that wide receiver Devonta Smith “impressed early on” in his time with the team and that he thinks the first-round pick will “do tremendous things this year.” Smith’s smooth transition to the NFL and his prospects of reaching Johnson’s expectations may be helped by his prior relationship [more]

Report: Mark Sanchez to call games for FOX

Mark Sanchez is reportedly set to be part of FOX’s NFL coverage this fall. Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reports that Sanchez is making the move from ESPN to be a game analyst during the 2021 season. Sanchez is reportedly going to work with play-by-play announcer Kevin Kugler and will also make appearances [more]

Lane Johnson: DeVonta Smith has impressed early on

Throughout the pre-draft process, wide receiver Devonta Smith‘s size was a topic of conversation. The 2020 Heisman Trophy winner reportedly weighed in at 166 pounds at the medical check for NFL prospects in the spring — a figure that may have concerned some talent evaluators. Obviously the Eagles weren’t worried about it, moving to No. [more]

Lane Johnson: Nick Sirianni has taken great command of the Eagles

When the Eagles introduced Nick Sirianni as their head coach at a press conference in January, his performance in front of the cameras and microphones was choppy enough to have some questioning the team’s choice to replace Doug Pederson. Sirianni got more comfortable in that aspect of his job as the offseason continued and he [more]

Colts OC: We built the offensive system to adapt to quarterbacks

Since Frank Reich took over as Colts head coach, the club has gone through several starting quarterbacks. There was a year of Andrew Luck, who abruptly retired just before the 2019 season. Jacoby Brissett then started 15 games for Indianapolis before Philip Rivers arrived in 2020 for his last pro season. Now Indianapolis has turned [more]

Doug Pederson says he won’t dwell on past with Eagles

Former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson has made it clear that he wants to be an NFL head coach again sometime in the future. The Eagles fired Pederson after last season just three years after winning a Super Bowl in Philadelphia. While Pederson is looking to get another chance to lead an NFL team, [more]

Doug Pederson: Eagles didn’t draft Jalen Hurts to undermine Carson Wentz

Things ended badly for the 2020 Eagles. That much is clear after the club finished 4-11-1, fired head coach Doug Pederson, and traded away quarterback Carson Wentz to the Colts. Pederson recently made it clear in a radio appearance that he would like to coach again. But in a separate interview, he detailed what he [more]

Darius Slay to Steven Nelson: Eagles green would look good on you

Cornerback Steven Nelson has not found a new team since being released by the Steelers in March, but one NFC East corner would like to see Nelson become his teammate this season. Eagles corner Darius Slay posted a message on Twitter Tuesday that was directed at Nelson and said “that green will look good on [more]

Carson Wentz working out with teammates in Texas

Colts quarterback Carson Wentz makes his offseason home in Texas, so he invited some of his new teammates to work with him there before training camp. Receiver Mike Strachan posted photos on Instagram. Backup quarterback Jacob Eason, receivers Michael Pittman Jr., Dezmon Patmon, Parris Campbell and Zach Pascal and tight ends Mo Alie-Cox and Kylen [more]

49ers waive Nathan Gerry

The 49ers announced Tuesday they have waived linebacker Nathan Gerry. Gerry signed with the 49ers as a free agent on March 29. The Eagles drafted Gerry in the fifth round in 2017. In his four-year career with the Eagles, Gerry appeared in 46 games with 22 starts and totaled 146 tackles, 10 passes defensed, 3.5 [more]

Jason Kelce thinking one year at a time after reworking contract with Eagles

Center Jason Kelce‘s future with the Eagles was somewhat uncertain early in the offseason, but he ensured he’d back for the 2021 season when he announced that he’d agreed to a reworked contract with the team. Kelce has spent his entire NFL career in Philadelphia and he said this week that he hasn’t given any [more]

Lane Johnson: Jalen Hurts makes things easier for the offensive line

Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson was shut down for the year by the time Jalen Hurts became the team’s starting quarterback last season, but he’s seen enough of Hurts to feel good about what he will bring to the offense this year. During an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Johnson said that Hurts took command [more]

Carson Wentz on mental health: NFL players need to be able to admit they’re vulnerable

Colts quarterback Carson Wentz says every NFL player — and every person — needs someone they can open up to. Asked about NFL players’ mental health in an interview with Beth Hoole of Valley News Live in North Dakota, Wentz said it’s becoming more acceptable for players to reach out to someone when they need [more]

Lane Johnson: Eagles are going to come out swinging

The Eagles finished 4-11-1 last season. They changed coaches and traded their starting quarterback. Only five teams have worse Super Bowl LVI odds. Still, Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson likes his team’s chances. “Yeah, or well I think with what we have, you know, it’s easy to find motivation,” Johnson told SiriusXM NFL Radio. “4-11-1 [more]

Jason Kelce can’t wait to see what Jalen Hurts will do

The Eagles haven’t named Jalen Hurts their starter yet, but all signs point to the second-year quarterback starting for them this season. NBC’s Chris Simms did not rank Hurts in his top-40 quarterbacks. Simms, during a recent interview with 94.1 WIP, expressed concern about Hurts’ throwing motion and said simply he needs to see “a [more]

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