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Eagles acquire RB Barner from Panthers

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 10 hours ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles acquired running back Kenjon Barner from the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2015.Barner played four seasons at Oregon under current Eagles coach Chip Kelly, rushing for 3,623 yards and 41 touchdowns in the high-powered Ducks offense.He appeared in eight games for Carolina as a rookie last...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC East Teams

By Athlon Sports, 1 week 1 day ago
NFC East champion Philadelphia was the only team in the division to finish with a winning record last season. Now that defensive coordinators have had an offseason to study Chip Kelly’s offense, will the Eagles have as much success in 2014 or will there be a new No. 1? Between Dallas, New York and Washington, which team is best positioned to challenge the Eagles’ divisional supremacy...

Extra Points: The 'Buzz' on Nick Foles

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 day ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Seeing is believing or so the idiom tells us.The exception who proves that rule is evidently Nick Foles.Peyton Manning earned his record fifth MVP award in 2013 after perhaps the best statistical season in NFL history, breaking multiple NFL passing records, most notably the single-season marks for touchdowns (55) and passing yards (5,477), while piloting an...

Eagles excuse Keelan Johnson from camp

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles have excused Keelan Johnson from training camp in order for the defensive back to deal with his pending legal matters.The club said in a statement that Johnson, 24, will be excused "for an undetermined amount of time as he tends to matters related to his arrest in Arizona last weekend."Johnson met with head coach Chip Kelly on...

Eagles T Johnson suspended for PEDs

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 4 days ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson has been suspended four games without pay by the NFL for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances by taking a medication he says he failed to check out properly.The suspension was reported by media outlets last month and announced by the NFL on Wednesday.Johnson started all 16 games as a...

2014 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations

By Mark Ross, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The Seattle Seahawks won't officially begin defense of their Super Bowl title until Sept. 4 when they host the Green Bay Packers in the opening game of the 2014 NFL regular season. However, the real work begins July 24 with the start of training camp in Renton, Wash. The Buffalo Bills will be the first team to open training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., on July 18, while the Detroit Lions...

39 Things That Never Happened in the NFL Until 2013

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Even though the Denver Broncos lost Super Bowl XLVIII to the Seattle Seahawks, they still set the single-season record for points scored (606). This, of course, was fueled in large part by Peyton Manning’s record 5,477 yards passing and 55 touchdowns. Manning and the Broncos weren’t the only player or team that made history last season. And even in the AFC champions’ case...

Extra Points: Anatomy of the offseason star

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 3 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Back in 2002 Minneapolis was my home and my summer was spent covering the Vikings.That's when I came across a 6-foot-3, 215-pound athlete, straight out of central casting in Kyries Hebert. If God decided to create an NFL safety from scratch, the then-rookie out of Louisiana-Lafayette might have been the mold.In shorts and a T-shirt Hebert looked as...

Eagles reach deal with first-round pick Smith

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 2 weeks ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles signed outside linebacker Marcus Smith, the team's first-round selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, to a four-year contract Monday.Smith, the 26th overall choice in last month's draft, was named the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2013 after registering 14 1/2 sacks and 42 tackles, including 18 1/2 for loss,...

Eagles extend Barbre through 2017

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 3 weeks ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles and Allen Barbre have agreed to a three-year contract extension that will keep the versatile offensive lineman under team control through the 2017 season.Primarily a journeyman over the course of his six-year NFL career, Barbre emerged as the Eagles' primary backup at both tackle spots while appearing in 15 games during his first...