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Eagles sign first-round pick Nolan Smith

The Eagles are down to one unsigned draft pick.The team announced the signing of first-round edge rusher Nolan Smith on Monday morning. That leaves fourth-rounder and Smith’s Georgia teammate Kelee Ringo as the only member of the draft class without a contract.Smith was Philly’s second first-round pick this year as another Georgia teammate Jalen Carter [more]

A.J. Brown was almost hit by a car during charity bike ride

We mentioned last night the good news arising from the Eagles Autism Foundation’s annual Autism Challenge. The group has raised more than $6.2 million this year for autism research and care, a record.There was almost a little bad news. Via, receiver A.J. Brown was nearly struck by a car.Brown was on Instagram live during [more]

Eagles Autism Foundation raises a record $6.2 million in 2023

Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie started the Eagles Autism Foundation in 2018. This year, it has raised more than $6.2 million, a record for the group.The foundation had its annual Eagles Autism Challenge on Saturday, with more than 4,500 biking, walking, and running in support of the effort.Since it launched, the Eagles Autism Foundation has raised [more]

A.J. Brown on Jalen Hurts’ contract: It didn’t change him; if anything, it motivated him

Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts and receiver A.J. Brown have been good friends for years, which translated to solid on-field chemistry during their strong 2022 season.This week, Brown was asked what his reaction was when he learned Hurts had signed a five-year, $255 million extension last month.“Just to be sitting beside him is a blessing,” Brown [more]

Lane Johnson fully cleared, three months after adductor surgery

Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson has been cleared for all offseason work, three months after surgery on a torn adductor.“Officially cleared!” Johnson wrote on Twitter.Johnson suffered the injury late in the regular season but decided to delay surgery so that he could play in the playoffs. Johnson missed the final two games of the regular [more]

Nakobe Dean: We don’t feel like we have a target on our back, we feel like we’re hunting

Eagles center Jason Kelce said this week that “it’s going to be even harder to have a really, really good season” after winning the NFC title because other teams are going to be keying on stopping the things that they did well during that run.Kelce’s comments fit the notion that the Eagles will enter the [more]

Jason Kelce: Eagles lost “smartest player I’ve ever been around” when Steelers signed Isaac Seumalo

Eagles center Jason Kelce says losing guard Isaac Seumalo in free agency is going to be a big blow.Seumalo signed with the Steelers in March, and Kelce told reporters he’s going to miss lining up next to Seumalo.“I think he’s one of the best guards in the NFL, and I think he has been,” Kelce [more]

James Bradberry on coping with Super Bowl loss: You’ve got to put it behind you

Eagles cornerback James Bradberry infamously committed a holding penalty on receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster late in Super Bowl LVII that allowed Kansas City to run out most of the clock before kicking a game-winning field goal.Bradberry said in the immediate aftermath that he’d committed a foul, though he had hoped the officials wouldn’t call it.It’s been [more]

James Bradberry: New DC Sean Desai is going to have a good, flexible scheme

With Jonathan Gannon departing the Eagles to become the Cardinals head coach, Philadelphia hired Sean Desai to be its defensive coordinator for 2023.Desai, who spent 2022 as Seattle’s associate head coach after he was Chicago’s DC in 2021, has made a positive impression on one of the team’s key defensive backs so far.“He just seems [more]

Eagles’ special teams coach says Kadarius Toney punt return still keeps him up at night

Chiefs punt returner Kadarius Toney set a Super Bowl record and set up a fourth-quarter touchdown with a 65-yard punt return, and three months later Eagles special teams coordinator Mike Clay still isn’t over it.“It’s just one of those things where you see that play on and you know what’s going to happen,” Clay said, [more]

Jason Kelce wins PFWA’s Good Guy Award

The Pro Football Writers of America named Eagles center Jason Kelce as the winner of the 2023 Good Guy Award.He was praised for his dealings with local and national media during the previous season.Kelce, the 19th Good Guy Award winner, is the third member of the Eagles franchise to win the award. Chris Long won [more]

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