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  • Panthers hope bigger is better at wide receiver

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Carolina Panthers - INSIDE SLANT While a lot of noise was made in the offseason about the loss of mighty-mite receiver Steve Smith and surgery on quarterback Cam Newton's ankle, the Carolina Panthers could be...
  • NFL Analysis: Megatron dominates stats-bloated WRs - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange NFL Analysis: Megatron dominates stats-bloated WRs As NFL offenses take advantage of favorable rules, wide receivers are bloating their statistics with unprecedented prolific displays across the...
  • Confident Foles knows how to make Eagles fly

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Philadelphia Eagles - INSIDE SLANT A year ago Nick Foles was battling dynamic veteran Michael Vick and rookie Matt Barkley for the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback job under new head coach Chip Kelly....
  • Carolina Panthers - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Carolina Panthers - INSIDE SLANT Quarterback Cam Newton participated in 7-on-7 drills for the Carolina Panthers Thursday, his most action since undergoing ankle surgery in March. The team had held him out of most offseason practice...
  • Panthers in no hurry as Newton recovers

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Carolina Panthers - INSIDE SLANT Quarterback Cam Newton's timetable is still right on track. After undergoing ankle surgery in March, the Carolina Panthers quarterback was expected to return in full health for...
  • NFL analysis: Weakest position on each team - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange NFL analysis: Weakest position on each team As most NFL teams go through their final OTAs and minicamps this week, they will certainly focus on their main positions of weakness in order to figure...
  • Three thoughts on the wide receivers

     
    Once upon a time, Jeremy Maclin, at 6 feet tall on his tiptoes, was the biggest target other than a tight end in the Eagles' offense and fellow wide receiver Riley Cooper, who didn't play much in his first three......
  • Eagles limiting themselves with offseason approach

    Eagles limiting themselves with offseason approach
    Their plan to build and rebuild through the draft intact through one full week of NFL free agency, the Eagles remain determined to prove their recently revised general philosophy of not overspending for any one player or position group is the best way...
  • Taking care of business

     
    If the Eagles follow left tackle Jason Peters' contract extension on Wednesday with new contracts, as expected, for potential free agent wideouts Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin, it would be an encouraging start to their offseason. On the downside, it........
  • Philadelphia Eagles' Matt Barkley has that out-of-pocket feeling

    PHILADELPHIA¬†— Matt Barkley hasn't even played in his first NFL exhibition game, and already the Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback has his ring. It's made of black rubber, and he wears it on his left hand, a temporary wedding band Barkley...
  • Video review: Red zone defense and Barkley's first pick

     
    Despite the epic struggles of Eagles quarterbacks Nick Foles and Matt Barkley in Sunday's 17-3 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, the home team was right in it until a fourth-quarter sequence basically sealed the win for Dallas. We go to......
  • DeSean Jackson producing like never before for Eagles

    DeSean Jackson producing like never before for Eagles
    — Long periods existed before and after Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson finally was rewarded with a lucrative new contract following the 2011 season in which the court of public opinion was split on his worthiness. Because of...