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Extra Points: Foles feels wanted in St. Louis

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - NFL power brokers tend to play things close to the vest so if you really want to know what they're thinking, ignore the words and watch the actions. Chip Kelly was never enamored with Nick Foles in Philadelphia despite the fact that the lengthy signal caller was really the only player who took the coach's supposed "quarterback-proof" system and turned...

Eagles sign Murray, Mathews

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles have replaced 2013 NFL rushing champion LeSean McCoy with the winner of last year's rushing title. And to make things even sweeter, the Eagles stole that guy away from the NFC East rival Dallas Cowboys. That guy is DeMarco Murray. He landed in Philadelphia on Thursday and signed a five-year contract. "I felt that this...

Extra Points: Examining Chip Kelly

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Chip Kelly is a New Hampshire native and his football philosophy is a lot like the weather where he grew up. If you don't like it, wait five minutes. The Philadelphia Eagles head coach and now de facto general manager is playing fantasy football for real these days turning his team inside out with a series of roster moves that are about as predictable as Rob Ford on his...

Eagles sign Mathews; Murray next

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles, apparently close to a deal with NFL rushing champion DeMarco Murray, announced Thursday they have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with veteran running back Ryan Mathews. With reports swirling that Chip Kelly and the Eagles were about to sign Murray away from the Dallas Cowboys, the team confirmed earlier reports that it...

Eagles agree to 1-year deal with CB Thurmond

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms with cornerback Walter Thurmond on a one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday. Thurmond, 27, becomes the 10th former Oregon Ducks player brought in by coach Chip Kelly, who was Oregon's head coach from 2009-2012. Thurmond is coming off an injury-shortened season with the New York Giants. He landed on...

Chiefs officially sign Maclin

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City chiefs made it official Wednesday, reuniting wide receiver Jeremy Maclin with head coach Andy Reid. Maclin, who signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles prior to last season after missing all of 2013 with a torn ACL, caught 85 passes for 1,318 yards and 10 touchdowns while playing all 16 games. Reid was the head coach...

Extra Points: Gore was right about Kelly, Eagles

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - One thing life teaches you is to follow the money. When the legendary Reggie White left Philadelphia for Titletown in 1993, the "Minister of Defense" remarked that "God told me to go to Green Bay," a story I've always bought because deities aren't dumb and the Packers just happened to offer White the most money. Similarly Frank Gore's stunning about-face from...

Rams deal Bradford to Eagles for Foles

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms on a trade that will send quarterback Nick Foles, a fourth-round draft pick in 2015 and a second-round pick in 2016 to the St. Louis Rams in exchange for former No. 1 overall draft pick Sam Bradford and the Rams' fifth-round pick in 2015. Also, if Bradford plays less than 50 percent of the snaps next season,...

Eagles announce 6-year deal for CB Maxwell

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles announced the signing of cornerback Byron Maxwell after the NFL's free agent period got underway Tuesday. The Eagles and Maxwell have agreed to terms on a six-year contract, the team said. The Philadelphia Inquirer earlier reported that the deal is worth $63 million and contains $25 million in guaranteed money. The move...

McCoy-Alonso trade complete as league year begins

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - As the start of a new league year brought a flurry of trades in the NFL, one of the biggest deals was finally announced by the teams involved. The Buffalo Bills acquired former NFL rushing champion LeSean McCoy from the Philadelphia Eagles for linebacker Kiko Alonso, a deal that had been widely reported over the past week but was only made official on Tuesday afternoon...