Philadelphia Sports News and Rumors

Eagles Rookie Brandon Boykin Ready to Make Impact

Rookie cornerback Brandon Boykin will start at nickel corner on Sunday in the Eagles’ regular-season opener at Cleveland. Coach Andy Reid said Wednesday that Boykin earned the spot over incumbent Joselio Hanson, who has been with the team since 2006. Hanson was released by the Eagles last season, but was re-signed to a two-year contract [...]

Eagles Cut 19; Roster at 56

By: John Ryan (Follow on Twitter @76ersFacts) According to several sources, the Eagles have released Joselio Hanson. Hanson, who is likely to be the biggest shock of all of the players cut, apparently has lost his slot corner job to Brandon Boykin.

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 [...]

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 [...]

Philadelphia Eagles Draft Needs

We’ve all read and heard the windfall of reports on how the current NFL owner’s lockout has rendered free agency dead, and how teams with new coaches looking to put players in position or start working with pieces in place are hamstrung and rendered unable to do anything having to do with the game of [...]

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