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Patriots listed as early favorite to repeat by one bookmaker

Workers hadn’t even finished cleaning up the confetti at Mercedes-Benz Stadium when betting opened for next year’s Super Bowl. The Patriots have the best odds to win Super Bowl LIV at 6-1, according to betonline. The Chiefs, though, are close behind at 7-1. The Rams are the favorites in the NFC at 7-1, followed by [more]

Final 2019 NFL Draft order is settled

OK, football season’s over, what do we do next? Oh yeah, football season. With the Patriots winning Super Bowl LIII last night, they locked up the 32nd and final spot in the 2019 NFL Draft. The Rams will own the 31st overall pick. It’s that time of year (the Scouting Combine is later this month). [more]

Carson Wentz won’t say criticism “inaccurate and totally made up”

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was described as selfish, uncompromising and egotistical by unnamed players and others “close to the team” in an article from PhillyVoice.com that was swiftly met with on the record defense by other members of the team. Wentz has now directly addressed the report as well. Wentz pushed back at specific claims, [more]

Chris Long named NFL man of the year

Eagles defensive end Chris Long has worked to make an impact off the field in multiple ways over the course of his career and those efforts were recognized by the NFL on Saturday night. Long was named this year’s recipient of the Walter Payton man of the year award during Saturday night’s NFL Honors show [more]

Report: Eagles expected to use franchise tag if Nick Foles buys out option

Saturday afternoon brought a report that the Eagles are going to exercise their $20 million option on quarterback Nick Foles‘ contract this offseason. That move will likely be followed by Foles buying out the option year by paying the Eagles $2 million. That would set him up for free agency unless the Eagles decide to [more]

Eagles expected to exercise $20M option on Nick Foles contract

After the Eagles lost to the Saints in the playoffs, quarterback Nick Foles said what sounded like goodbye to the Eagles but his exit from Philadelphia isn’t a straightforward one. The Eagles have a $20 million contract option for next season and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that they are expected to do just [more]

Todd Gurley says Rams won’t be using the Philly Special

When facing the Rams’ defense on Sunday, the Patriots will have plenty to worry about. They won’t have to worry about the Rams dialing up one of the plays that victimized the Patriots last year. Rams running back Todd Gurley says that his team won’t be using the Philly Special, for one very specific and [more]

Rodney McLeod agrees to restructured contract with Eagles

Safety Rodney McLeod has agreed to a restructured contract with the Philadelphia Eagles that will presumably keep him with the team for at least the 2019 season. The team announced the deal on their website. “It’s a very exciting time,” McLeod said. “Honestly, Philly is where I want to be. I’m glad we were able [more]

Chris Long would “hate” to see Nick Foles join Giants

Nick Foles likely leaves Philadelphia in the offseason. His destination already has drawn much speculation. The Giants, who have not committed to Eli Manning for 2019, are one team that has been mentioned. That would rank as the least desirable option for Foles’ Eagles teammates. “I would hate to see him with the Giants just [more]

Eagles bringing back linebacker Paul Worrilow

The Eagles are bringing back one of their own free agent linebackers, with more questions at that position to come. According to Mike Kaye of NJ.com, the Eagles are bringing back linebacker Paul Worrilow on a one-year contract. He was about to become an unrestricted free agent. But so are Eagles linebackers Jordan Hicks, LaRoy Reynolds and [more]

Matt Burke heading to Eagles to work under Jim Schwartz

With the Dolphins edging a day closer to having a head coach who can hire a staff, the guys he doesn’t want to keep are finding new jobs. According to Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, former Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke is taking a job with the Eagles as an assistant to coordinator Jim Schwartz. Burke [more]

Tom Brady: Losing the Super Bowl leaves “mental scar”

A win could give Tom Brady the record for most Super Bowl rings. A loss would tie the Patriots quarterback with Jim Kelly for the most Super Bowl losses by a starting quarterback. Brady, 41, has played in eight Super Bowls. He has won five, which means he has lost three. The three had as [more]

Chris Long “could go either way” on retirement

Eagles defensive end Chris Long isn’t sure whether he has played his last game. Long said on WIP that he still loves playing but is planning to take some time and see how the offseason goes before he knows for sure what 2019 holds for him. “I’d like to play football in 2019. I thought [more]

Lane Johnson headed to Pro Bowl

Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith dealt with recurring stingers that caused him to miss a handful of games during the regular season and he’s decided to pull out of this week’s Pro Bowl. Smith’s spot will be taken by another NFC East tackle, although this one plays on the other side of the offensive line. [more]

Eagles continue pushing back against criticism of Carson Wentz

The Eagles are not taking criticism of Carson Wentz lying down. Not long after a report surfaced quoting unnamed Eagles players questioning Wentz as a leader, other players came forward to defend Wentz. Now a team official is doing so as well. Sal Paolantonio of ESPN cites a senior team official disputing any talk that [more]

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