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Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Jason Peters paid a $656.50 fine after drag-racing charges were reduced to driving with improper equipment, according to a Philadelphia Inquirer report.Upvote Share Tweet
SportsNation: Eagles a surprise in 2013?Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson talked at length Wednesday with ESPN about his team's tumultuous 2012 season, which ended in a 4-12 record and coach Andy Reid's firing. Will things turn around in 2013 for a team that not long ago was on…Upvote Share Tweet
Sprow: Defense will define DallasThe Dallas Cowboys last went to the playoffs in 2009. That 2009 season wasn't the last time we've seen a steady run of peak by quarterback Tony Romo. No, it was the last time Dallas has fielded an above-average defense. That 2009 defense finished second…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Jul 17, 2013Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson said last month that he thinks the team’s quarterback competition is “kind of even.” But Jackson said today that if he has to predict, he thinks Michael Vick will beat out Nick Foles and be Philadelphia’s Week One starter.…Upvote Share Tweet
Jackson: 2012 was 'reality check' for EaglesReceiver DeSean Jackson said Wednesday on ESPN's "First Take" that the 2012 season was a wake-up call for he and other Eagles veterans but he's confident new coach Chip Kelly's high-octane offense will help the team rebound.Upvote Share Tweet
Should Eagles have quarterback competition?Jul 17Willie McGinest and Warren Sapp discuss on "NFL Total Access" whether there should be an open quarterback competition for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Bucs Sign Lawrence TynesJul 17Pat Yasinskas discusses the injury that has sidelined Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth for the season and led to their signing of Lawrence Tynes.
DeSean Jackson Joins Debate DeskJul 17DeSean Jackson discusses Chip Kelly's tenure with the Eagles and the quarterback competition between Michael Vick, Nick Foles and Matt Barkley.
Garrett SpeaksJul 17On July 20, in his team meeting room a few long spirals from the Pacific Ocean, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett stepped to the front and laid out his hopes, plans, expectations and rules for the new season to kick off Cowboys training camp. To the best of m…