Philadelphia Sports News and Rumors

Eagles Rally Late for 17-16 Win Over Browns in Cleveland

The Eagles narrowly escaped Cleveland with a 17-16 win over the Browns, as Michael Vick threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Clay Harbor with 1:18 remaining to overcome four interceptions. Philadelphia’s defense kept the game close as the offense struggled to find any rhythm after a preseason in which Michael Vick played only 12 snaps [...]

Eagles Open Season At Browns, Spotlight on Vick and Rookies

The Eagles open their regular season today at 1 p.m. EST as they take on the Browns in Cleveland Browns Stadium.  While the Eagles are heavy favorites and most of the matchups do favor the Birds, Philadelphia doesn’t enter the game or the season without questions. READ MORE: Five Keys to an Eagles Win After [...]

Eagles Have Advantage on Defensive Line

The Eagles drafted Brandon Graham in the first round two seasons ago, signed Jason Babin last off-season and drafted Fletecher Cox in the first round this season. The obvious intention was to improve their pass rush.  Last season the team netted a league high 50 sacks and they hope to add to that total in [...]

Babin Set to Face Browns on Sunday

Eagles defensive end Jason Babin returned to practice on Monday and is set to make his 2012 debut in Week 1 against the Browns after missing the entire preseason with a strained calf. “I’m about 98.9 [percent],” Babin said. Babin recently said that he was pretty much just waiting for the go-ahead to get back [...]

Are the 2012 Eagles Andy Reid’s Best Team or Most talented Team? (Or Both)

As of this publication, the 2012 Philadelphia Eagles are a sexy pick for Super Bowl contenders by all of the national “experts.” For perspective, some of the sexy teams last year were the Miami Dolphins, Dallas Cowboys and New York Jets. The 49ers, however, were also early season “sleeper” picks by some NFL pundits. So [...]

Monday Musings: Tebowmania, Dez-erved Rules, Eagles Linebacker Shuffle and More

1. Eagles Roster Taking Shape – The Eagles are down to 79 players and the only true surprise so far was the release of undrafted cornerback Cliff Harris.  The standout at Oregon, not drafted due to off the field issues, showed some promise early in training camp before injuries slowed him down. There are about [...]

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 [...]

Philadelphia Eagles: Updated Roster Bubble

While the Philadelphia Eagles are getting ready for their preseason tune-up with the New England Patriots, there are a ton of roster battles that are going to be extremely interesting to watch. When asked for a little insight into the Philadelphia Eagles’ early bubble battles, defensive coordinator Juan Castillo talked about how hard it will be to make cuts along [...]

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