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Why isn't Marcus Smith playing? Eagles OLB pick only healthy scratch from 2014 first-round
Newly-drafted Philadelphia Eagles' Marcus Smith, center, poses with team president Don Smolenski, left, and head coach Chip Kelly before an NFL football news conference at the team's practice facility, Friday, May 9, 2014, in Philadelphia. Smith was selected in the first round, 26th overall, by the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL draft on Thursday, May 8. Of the 32 players selected in the first round of last May's draft, 20 are either starting or making a significant contribution, nine are backups, two -- Houston's Javedeon Clowney and the Giants' Odell Beckham -- are injured.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
The News Journal
Eagles Quick Hits, Week 2Eagles Quick Hits, Week 2Eagles Quick Hits,...
Eagles Quick Hits, Week 2 Eagles Quick Hits, Week 2 Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1tZPUfz Eagles defensive tackle Beau Allen and nose tackle Bennie Logan celebrate during the third quarter of Monday's game against the Indianapolis Colts. The Eagles won 30-27.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Eagles safety Nate Allen covers Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis.
One week into the NFL season, the Eagles are in the odd position of alternately hoping that last year's results meant something and also hoping they meant very little. On one hand, they would certainly like to see the Nick Foles of 2013 at quarterback when the season continues in Indianapolis on Monday night.
Philadelphia Eagles Injury Report: Who's Out, Who's In?
Sep 7, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Fletcher Cox celebrates his 17-yard fumble return for a touchdown with teammates inside linebacker DeMeco Ryans , strong safety Nate Allen and linebacker Brandon Graham in the fourth quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles defeated the Jaguars, 34-17.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The Washington Post
LB Brandon Graham make his mark in Philadelphia
Graham wasn't traded before or during the May draft, as expected. It probably didn't soothe his feelings any when the Eagles spent their first-round pick on a pass-rushing linebacker in Louisville's Marcus Smith.
Eagles vs. Colts: What Are Experts Saying About Philadelphia?
The Philadelphia Eagles cruised to a 17-point victory at home against one of the league's worst teams from 2013. In reality, the victory was anything but easy for the Eagles, who fell behind 17-0 against the Jacksonville Jaguars before rallying for 34 unanswered points.
Bleeding Green Nation
The Linc - Andrew Luck will challenge Eagles defense
Brandon Graham destroyed a Jaguars player, setting the tone on special teams - Philly.com Brandon Graham had the biggest hit of the day last Sunday against the Jaguars, and no, it wasn't the play in which he raced into the backfield unblocked and flattened running back Toby Gerhart. In fact, the TV feed never caught the biggest hit of the day, which occured on a kickoff that went for a touchback.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Eagles receivers ready for man-to-man test
It may take several more games to declare the offense fine without Jackson - particularly when it faces more man-to-man defense - but if the first game was any indication of how the outside receivers will fare this season, the Eagles should be fine. Jeremy Maclin and Riley Cooper combined for just eight catches for 126 yards and a touchdown in the opener, but they were constantly open - Maclin, in particular - against the Jaguars' Cover 3-heavy zones.
Jaguars want to see more 'Heave-it Henne'
Jaguars want to see more 'Heave-it Henne' Jaguars want to see more 'Heave-it Henne' Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/sports/nfl/jacksonville-jaguars/2014/09/11/jaguars-want-to-see-more-heave-it-henne/15479217/ Sep 7, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne throw the ball as Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Brandon Graham tries to defend during the second half at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey G. Pittenger-USA TODAY Sports Coach Gus Bradley said this week that he's imploring quarterback Chad Henne to "be more explosive-minded, take chances and have no fear."
Brandon Graham destroyed a Jaguars player, setting the tone on special teams
Brandon Graham had the biggest hit of the day last Sunday against the Jaguars, and no, it wasn't the play in which he raced into the backfield unblocked and flattened running back Toby Gerhart. In fact, the TV feed never caught the biggest hit of the day, which occured on a kickoff that went for a touchback.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Eagles' Billy Davis: We don't view Marcus Smith as first-round pick
The Eagles don't seem to be in any rush to get this year's first-round draft choice, linebacker Marcus Smith, on the field anytime soon. Sure, Smith dressed for Sunday's 34-17 season opening win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, but the Louisville product didn't see the field for a single snap.
5 Things: We Didn't Give Up On Graham
Eagles players have been in and out of the building for the past couple of days, but today the entire team returns to the NovaCare Complex to begin preparation for their Monday night showdown with the Indianapolis Colts. The Eagles have won their last five straight road openers.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Philadelphia Eagles Need More Snaps For Young Defensive Playmakers
The Philadelphia Eagles had a first half scare against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 1. But the defense certainly did their part against an underwhelming and inexperienced opposing offense, . The coaching staff made adjustments after being down 17 in the first quarter, stifling Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne for the rest of the game.
Game Review: Eagles Defense Vs. Jaguars
"Fletcher played really well, real productive game out of him," said Chip Kelly . "Obviously was a real big problem for them in the run game.
2014 NFL Power Rankings - Week 2
Sep 7, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne throw the ball as Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Brandon Graham tries to defend during the second half at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey G. Pittenger-USA TODAY Sports The Browns nearly beat the Pittsburgh Steelers on the road but ended up losing 30-27.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Eagles Inactives Vs. Jags
The following Eagles are inactive for today's 1 p.m. game against the Jaguars: QB Matt Barkley , WR Josh Huff , RB Chris Polk , CB Jaylen Watkins , OL Matt Tobin , OL Dennis Kelly and DL Taylor Hart . With Polk sidelined , the Eagles go with only two true running backs: LeSean McCoy and Darren Sproles .
Chip Kelly talks Nick Foles, Darren Sproles, Cody Parkey after win
Eagles head coach Chip Kelly spoke to the media after his team's 34-17 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. Here's the full transcript: KELLY: Oh, God no.
Eagles Show Mettle To Win Opener
Where did it all turn around for the Eagles in a 34-17 win over Jacksonville on Sunday at rockin' Lincoln Financial Field to open the 2014 season? Were there magic words spoken at halftime from head coach Chip Kelly? Did the leaders of the team gather together and rattle some helmets to wake the Eagles from a 17-0 fog? Or was it just getting back on the field, staring at the scoreboard and hearing the displeasure of the Eagles fans who could not believe how the first 30 minutes of the game played out? "Ooooh. To hear the boos in the first half, you're like, 'Man, here we go.
Bleeding Green Nation
The Linc - Eagles vs. Jaguars Game Day
Want to win a free copy of the 2014 @EaglesAlmanac courtesy of @BleedingGreen ? To enter, follow me & retweet this. Getting Close - Iggles Blitz I watched NFL Matchup this morning.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Bleeding Green Nation
Philadelphia Eagles 2014 opening day roster compared to 2013
What does the current Philadelphia Eagles opening day roster look like compared to the one from last year? Has the team improved, stayed the same, or gotten worse? Read on for a position-by-position breakdown. Michael Vick had a great summer last season and got off to a good start before getting hurt in Week 5. Nick Foles took over and, well, the rest was history: 27 touchdowns, 2 interceptions.