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Report: Lions hire Cory Undlin as defensive coordinator

The Lions have reportedly settled on a new defensive coordinator. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team is hiring Eagles defensive backs coach Cory Undlin to fill the position. Paul Pasqualoni stepped down after the end of the 2019 season. Undlin’s first NFL coaching job was a defensive assistant with the Patriots in 2004 [more]

Spots 1-28 now set for 2020 NFL Draft

Yesterday was a crushing loss for the Texans, but at least they can comfort themselves with their future, and how they can use the 26th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft to make a good team better. Oh wait, they already traded that one to the Dolphins. Sorry guys, that was probably too soon. With [more]

Report: NFL decides not to fine Jadeveon Clowney for hit on Carson Wentz

Jadeveon Clowney faced death threats from angry Eagles fans, but that appears the worst repercussion for the Seahawks defensive end for his hit on Carson Wentz. Mark Maske of The Washington Post reports that the NFL has decided not to fine Clowney for the hit that knocked Wentz out of Sunday’s game. Clowney was not [more]

Josh McCown to have surgery for torn hamstring

There was a point in last Sunday’s loss to the Seahawks when Eagles quarterback Josh McCown could be seen grabbing at his hamstring and several others when he was walking gingerly back to the team’s huddle. There was good reason for that. Tim McManus of ESPN.com reports that McCown tore his hamstring during the game [more]

Doug Pederson: I have conversations, but assistants are ultimately my decision

The Eagles fired offensive coordinator Mike Groh and wide receivers coach Carson Walch on Thursday, which came as something of a surprise because head coach Doug Pederson said earlier in the week that both would remain on the staff. Pederson circled back in the same press conference to say that everyone’s spot was under evaluation, [more]

NFL’s chief medical officer praises Carson Wentz for self-reporting concussion

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was removed from Sunday’s playoff loss to the Seahawks after a concussion diagnosis that began with Wentz telling the medical staff on the sideline that he was feeling the symptoms of a concussion. NFL Chief Medical Officer Dr. Allen Sills praised Wentz for that. “I think what Carson Wentz did is [more]

Report: Jim Caldwell, Kevin O’Connell candidates for Eagles’ OC job

The Eagles are in search of a new offensive coordinator after dismissing Mike Groh on Thursday. Jim Caldwell and Kevin O’Connell are candidates for the job, Tim McManus of ESPN reports. The team is expected to have a short list. The Eagles ranked 14th in total offense, including 11th in passing, during an injury-plagued season. [more]

Jadeveon Clowney “past” hit that knocked out Carson Wentz

It’s onto Aaron Rodgers for Jadeveon Clowney. The Seahawks defensive end is done talking about his hit on Carson Wentz that left the Eagles’ quarterback with a concussion. “We’re still playing,” Clowney said Thursday, via Gregg Bell of The News Tribune. “I’m past that. I’m on to Green Bay. Looking forward to this game.” The [more]

Trai Turner replaces Brandon Brooks in Pro Bowl

The Pro Bowl is coming at the end of January and that means it is the time of year for players to be named as replacements for the players originally selected to take part in the festivities in Orlando. Panthers right guard Trai Turner has been named to the NFC roster. He’ll take the place [more]

Eagles fire OC Mike Groh, WR coach Carson Walch

During a Wednesday press conference, Eagles head coach Doug Pederson gave a couple of different answers regarding the status of offensive coordinator Mike Groh and wide receivers coach Carson Walch. Pederson said both coaches would be back next season, but gave a different answer when asked to confirm that. Pederson said both coaches “are still [more]

Howie Roseman knows Eagles need to get younger

When the Eagles had quarterback Carson Wentz on that cheap rookie contract, it was easy to trade draft picks for veteran help to insulate him. Now that they’re actually paying him, they’re recognizing the need to balance the books with some rookie-scale contracts. “Going forward, we need to infuse youth in this team,” General Manager [more]

Doug Pederson: Hit on Carson Wentz unfortunate, “part of our game”

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson didn’t comment about the hit by Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney on quarterback Carson Wentz immediately after last Sunday’s game because he said he had not seen it. The NFL is looking into the hit, which came to the back of Wentz’s head as he went down at the end [more]

Doug Pederson vague about Jim Schwartz’s future

Eagles coach Doug Pederson answered with certainty when asked about the future of offensive coordinator Mike Groh and wide receivers coach Carson Walch. When he was asked about defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, who is interviewing for the Browns head coaching job, he was less firm. “Jim’s done an outstanding job with our defense and the [more]

Howie Roseman calls Malcom Jenkins an incredible player, won’t discuss contract

Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins was adamant this week that he won’t play out the 2020 season under the terms of his current contract and that didn’t come as a great surprise given his absence from the voluntary portion of the team’s offseason program last year. On Wednesday, Eagles executive vice president of football operations Howie [more]

NFL reviewing Jadeveon Clowney hit on Carson Wentz

The news, although it really isn’t news, is that the NFL is reviewing for potential discipline the hit applied by Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney to Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz. The news that will be news is what the NFL does about it. Setting aside questions of “clean” and “dirty,” the reality is this: Clowney [more]

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