Philadelphia Sports News and Rumors

Eagles Finalize Roster at 53; Make Trade for Safety

By Mike Gill The Philadelphia Eagles announced they have released defensive tackle Antonio Dixon and punter Mat McBriar.  The team also acquired

Some Possible Names to Keep An Eye On for Eagles And A Few Predictions

By: John Ryan (Follow on Twitter @76ersFacts) While the Eagles have to cut their roster down from 75 to 53 today, other teams around the National Football League have to do the same thing, and surely some interesting names will pop up on the waiver wire today. 

Five to Watch as Eagles Face Jets

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — As the Eagles host the Jets to wrap up the preseason, most starters have the night off as the two teams try to protect their most important players with the regular season around the corner.  In the Eagles case, though, there are still several players who will see action that are playing [...]

Eagles Considering Trade Options Before Final Roster Cuts

The Eagles are open to trades as the preseason winds down and the deadline to get the roster down to the regular season limit of 53 players quickly approaches.  Philadelphia’s roster stands at 75 players, and the deadline is Friday at 9 p.m. “The phones are ringing, so everybody’s talking all the time here,” Reid [...]

Predicting the 53-Man Roster: Defense

After completing three preseason games, the Eagles are in the process of cutting down their roster to 75 players by 4 p.m. on Monday.  So far the Eagles have gotten rid of 11 players, leaving them with four cuts to make in the next 24 hours. That will leave the Birds with further tough decisions [...]

Five to Watch as Eagles Face Browns

It will not be your usual third preseason game of the year tonight when the Philadelphia Eagles visit the Cleveland Browns.  Typically, this would be the game in which coaches would play their starters into the third quarter, giving them a dress rehearsal for the regular season. Given that the Eagles and Browns square off [...]

Can’t run from Philadelphia Eagles defense deficiencies

By Rich Hofmann – Daily News Sports Columnist For as long as most of us can remember, the Eagles’ defense has been about speed, not size. The organization has read the league-wide trends and always preferred the faster guy over the bigger guy. If that meant people ran on them, so be it. It was [...]

Feeley Waived; Dixon Claimed

by Michael DeLuca The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that Philadelphia Eagles released quarterback A.J. Feeley to make room for defensive tackle Antonio Dixon, who was let go by the Redskins yesterday. Dixon was an undrafted free agent out of Miami and was most likely signed to get some inside info on the division rival squad. [...]

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