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Villanueva among first wave of Eagles cuts

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 weeks 1 day ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Defensive end Alejandro Villanueva and linebacker Jake Knott were among the first wave of cuts by the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday.Villanueva, who played his collegiate football at Army, spent the last four years serving three tours of Afghanistan and was most recently promoted to captain. He has earned numerous honors for his service, including the...

Philadelphia Eagles 2014 Team Preview and Predictions

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 20 hours ago
In the high-speed world of Chip Kelly football — where players are encouraged to get nine hours of sleep a night, drink their individually engineered energy shakes without question and endure eardrum-slicing music during “training” — success is measured not just by wins and losses but also by style points. The Birds must not just defeat their opponents; they must impose...

Eagles acquire RB Barner from Panthers

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 days 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 month 4 days 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 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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), 2 months 8 hours 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, 2 months 1 week 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, 2 months 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 4 weeks 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...