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Report:  Andy Reid wants to trade for Nick Foles

Report: Andy Reid wants to trade for Nick Foles

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Feb 14, 2013
The Eagles have renewed their vows with Mike Vick and added a backup with similar skills in Dennis Dixon.  While that doesn’t mean Nick Foles is out of new coach Chip Kelly’s plans, the guy who drafted Foles in 2012 could be hoping that Foles will be
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  • Field turf not an option for FedEx Field next season

    Field turf not an option for FedEx Field next season

    profootballtalk.com Feb 14, 2013
    The playing surface at FedEx Field drew criticism late last season for its poor quality toward the end of the regular season and for the Washington Redskins playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and Seahawks …
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  • Redskins GM: No name change being considered

    Redskins GM: No name change being considered

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said Thursday the team isn't considering a new nickname, adding that it's "ludicrous" to suggest that the franchise is trying to upset Native Americans.
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  • Bill Callahan: It doesn’t matter who calls plays

    Bill Callahan: It doesn’t matter who calls plays

    profootballtalk.com Feb 14, 2013
    On Wednesday, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said that the team didn’t need to decide on the identity of the guy calling the plays on offense until the first preseason game this summer. It was offensive coordinator Bill Callahan’s turn to meet the media
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  • QB Dixon reunites with Kelly, signs with Eagles

    QB Dixon reunites with Kelly, signs with Eagles

    The Eagles signed Dennis Dixon to a two-year contract Thursday, reuniting the quarterback with coach Chip Kelly.
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  • Duce Staley thinks LeSean McCoy can be best back ever

    Duce Staley thinks LeSean McCoy can be best back ever

    profootballtalk.com Feb 14, 2013
    There’s been plenty of focus on who will be playing quarterback for the Eagles in Chip Kelly’s first season as head coach, but that’s not the only offensive position impacted by Kelly’s arrival on the sideline. Kelly’s Oregon teams ran the ball
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  • Mantzouranis: Dallas Cowboys 2013 Offseason Preview

    Mantzouranis: Dallas Cowboys 2013 Offseason Preview

    CNNSI.com Feb 14, 2013
    After another inconsistent season left the Cowboys out of the playoffs again, Jerry Jones has promised big changes. Tom Mantzouranis predicts what Jones may have in mind.
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  • Redskins sign former Pats nose tackle Brace

    Redskins sign former Pats nose tackle Brace

    The Washington Redskins have signed nose tackle Ron Brace.
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  • Weatherford elaborates on his dislike of Westhoff

    Weatherford elaborates on his dislike of Westhoff

    profootballtalk.com Feb 14, 2013
    Mike Westhoff no longer coaches for the Jets and Steve Weatherford no longer punts for the Jets.  But Weatherford now kicks for the Giants (he has a Super Bowl ring to prove it), and Weatherford talked recently about his relationship with Westhoff. “I
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  • Sources: RG III has chance to start opener

    Sources: RG III has chance to start opener

    ESPN.com Feb 14, 2013
    Although it is only a little more than a month since Robert Griffin III underwent reconstructive knee surgery, Washington Redskins officials are encouraged enough with his recovery to believe he has a legitimate chance to start in the 2013 opener.
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  • Thomas Davis offers encouragement to Terrell Thomas

    Thomas Davis offers encouragement to Terrell Thomas

    profootballtalk.com Feb 14, 2013
    There isn’t much history for Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas to work from. But the one guy who did what he’s trying to do has already served as an inspiration. Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis, who played 15 games last year after his third torn ACL,
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  • Report: Redskins believe RG3 has “legitimate chance” to start …

    Report: Redskins believe RG3 has “legitimate chance” to start opener

    profootballtalk.com Feb 14, 2013
    It has been a little more than a month since Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had his right ACL and LCL, which is apparently enough time for the Redskins to develop an idea about when Griffin will be ready to start playing games again. Adam Schef…
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  • Cowboys kept Robinson on staff to watch over Dez Bryant

    Cowboys kept Robinson on staff to watch over Dez Bryant

    profootballtalk.com Feb 14, 2013
    The Cowboys didn’t want Jimmy Robinson to be their wide receivers coach, but they didn’t want to lose the progress they made with Dez Bryant either. So when Jason Garrett (or whomever it happens to be making Cowboys coaching hires) brought Derek Doole
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  • Garrett probably should give up playcalling

    Garrett probably should give up playcalling

    You guys have good ideas. I should listen to them more. On Twitter this morning, I got this from @wingram_71: how come no one talks about if Garrett "should" give up pay calling? I hope he does. I think he'll be a better leader. We are of cour…
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  • Breakfast links: Will Giants cut Webster?

    Breakfast links: Will Giants cut Webster?

    ESPN.com Feb 14, 2013
    Washington Redskins People ask why Mike Shanahan keeps indicating the Redskins have a chance to get back their salary cap room when that does not appear to be the case. I do not know why Shanahan keeps saying that, because, like Mark Maske, everything I…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Harvin's Future Unclear 03:51

    NFL32OT: Harvin's Future Unclear

    Feb 14
    Episode 269: Mike Hill and Chris Mortensen discuss Percy Harvin's future with the Vikings. Adam Schefter breaks down the chance for Robert Griffin III to return for opening day. The NFL32 crew discuss who should call plays for the Cowboys.
  • Video - PTI Big Finish February 14th 00:56

    PTI Big Finish February 14th

    Feb 14
    PTI runs down Thursday's top stories.
  • Video - Three's company in Philadelphia 01:04

    Three's company in Philadelphia

    Feb 14
    NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports there will be a three-way quarterback competition after the Eagles sign former Oregon Ducks signal-caller Dennis Dixon. Is three a crowd in Philadelphia?
  • Video - Landscape changing in Dallas 01:39

    Landscape changing in Dallas

    Feb 14
    Former New York Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum joins "NFL Total Access" to discuss the Dallas Cowboys coaching changes.