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  • Eagles turn up the pass rush on Henne, get results

    Eagles turn up the pass rush on Henne, get results
    — Generating sufficient pressure on the quarterback likely was the biggest concern of Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis coming into Sunday's season opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars. That won't change going into next...
  • Eagles 34, Jaguars 17

    Eagles 34, Jaguars 17: Nick Foles rebounded from a slow start to throw for 322 yards and two touchdowns, and Philadelphia's running back duo of LeSean McCoy and Darren Sproles combined for 262 total yards as the Eagles steamrolled the visiting Jaguars...
  • Eagles come out on top, defeat Jaguars, 34-17

    PHILADELPHIA For half of the Eagles' home opener, it looked like the beginning of Chip Kelly's anticipated second season in Philadelphia would send the city into a slumber and raise serious questions about quarterback Nick Foles. But the second half...
  • Mychal Kendricks destined for big things with Eagles

    Mychal Kendricks destined for big things with Eagles
    When Mychal Kendricks explodes from his inside linebacker position, bad things happen to the opposition. Footballs are jarred loose, tipped in the air or scooped up by No. 95. Quarterbacks are sacked. Ball carriers are smothered and tight ends covered....
  • Eagles appear ready to defend NFC East title

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Philadelphia Eagles - INSIDE SLANT Their starting right tackle, Lane Johnson, will miss the first four games while he serves a PED suspension. Their first-round pick, outside linebacker Marcus Smith, is a deer-in-...
  • A new kicker and four TEs on Eagles roster for now

    A new kicker and four TEs on Eagles roster for now
    — Each NFL season beings an assortment of puzzles and surprises. For the Philadelphia Eagles, the first of each became apparent the minute they officially announced their initial 53-man roster of 2014 on Saturday. Among the notable names not...
  • Tucker among Eagles cuts as they trim roster to 53

    Tucker among Eagles cuts as they trim roster to 53
    Running back Matthew Tucker was a surprise release by the Philadelphia Eagles, who tentatively trimmed their roster to the NFL-mandated limit of 53 by today's 4 p.m. deadline. The move, which leaves the team with just two healthy players (LeSean McCoy...
  • For Eagles, bigger is better across the board

    For Eagles, bigger is better across the board
    — At an even 6 feet, Jeremy Maclin has gone from being the largest of the Philadelphia Eagles regular wide receivers to the smallest in a span of two seasons. His position group isn't the only one to experience huge growth since Chip Kelly was...
  • Kruger's Eagles career on hold no longer

    — Sitting out your first NFL season is not the best way to prepare for your second season, but Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Joe Kruger had no choice. He was essentially stashed on the injured reserve list last year with a shoulder injury that...
  • Veterans Smith and Carroll continue to shine at camp

    Veterans Smith and Carroll continue to shine at camp
    Some early observations from Eagles training camp: *Every time you turn around in Eagles training camp, No. 23 (cornerback Nolan Carroll) is disrupting a play or No. 16 (wide receiver Brad Smith) is making one. Carroll is in no danger of not making...
  • Three thoughts on the defensive line

     
    One of the areas the Eagles were expected to fortify in this year's draft was the defensive line, and they followed through by adding end Taylor Hart in the fifth round and nose tackle Beau Allen in the seventh. Here's......
  • Eagles bulked up defensive line in draft

    Eagles bulked up defensive line in draft
    — Getting three rocks up front, especially in the middle, is always the best way to build a 3-4 defense. The Philadelphia Eagles swung and missed last year with nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga, but wound up with a nice, relatively little consolation...