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Eagles add Ed Wang: The Eagles are stockpiling former fifth-round dra…The Eagles are stockpiling former fifth-round draft picks. Earlier this week, it was former Oregon quarterback Dennis Dixon, a fifth-round pick of the Steelers in 2008. Now, the Eagles have announced the addition of offensive lineman Ed Wang, a fifth-r…Upvote Share TweetWe touched on this briefly Thursday in a post on the Dennis Dixon signing, but Reuben Frank has a piece up on CSNPhilly.com about significance of the five assistant coaches Chip Kelly brought with him from Oregon to the Philadelphia Eagles: “I knew I waUpvote Share Tweet
The Redskins Really, Really Want You To Know Their Team Name Is About Pridedeadspin.com Feb 15, 2013Because the Redskins are relevant again, the periodic controversy about their use of a racial slur as a team name has flared up again. This time Dan Snyder and company have gone on the offensive, with a series of stories and statements about the name, a…Upvote Share TweetEli Manning knows he has it pretty good. The New York Giants quarterback won his second Super Bowl title (and MVP award) last year with the help of two star wide receivers who bring none of the diva element often associated with star wide receivers. Man…Upvote Share TweetWelcome to “Eight in the Box,” a new NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week’s topic: Which free agent is essential for each team to keep from its 2012 roster? Dallas Cowboys: Linebacker/defensive end AnthonyUpvote Share TweetAll of the hubbub over who will end up calling offensive plays for the Dallas Cowboys this year has obscured the idea that whoever it is would do very well to call as many plays as possible for Dez Bryant. In his third season in the league, Bryant emerg…Upvote Share TweetCowboys pass-rusher DeMarcus Ware has been an outside linebacker since he entered the NFL. But according to new Cowboys defensive line coach Rod Marinelli, the transition to defensive end in a 4-3 defense might be just what he needs. The 30-year-old War…Upvote Share TweetWashington Redskins What kind of recovery can Redskins fans expect from linebacker Brian Orakpo? And assuming recovery from a second straight season-ending pectoral injury, what kind of production can the Redskins expect from their former first-round pi…Upvote Share TweetAmid all the talk about new Dallas defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin changing the Cowboys from a 3-4 to a 4-3 front, Kiffin himself says that talk is largely overblown. “They drafted for a 3-4 defense here, but believe it or not, you actually do have sUpvote Share TweetThe Kansas City Chiefs have already reportedly expressed an interest in acquiring Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles to reunite with head coach Andy Reid. But Foles might not be so readily available despite the Eagles electing to keep Michael Vi…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Live OT: Should Eagles Trade A QB?Feb 15Herm Edwards and Damien Woody discuss whether it's a good idea for the Eagles to have both Michael Vick and Nick Foles on the roster.
Jim Trotter: San Diego Chargers 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 15SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
The Sports Guy dusts off a time-tested hypothesisFeb 15Rajon Rondo is testing the bedrock of the Sports Guy's theories; now it's time for an update of the original.