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Eagles' McCoy shows he is the real deal

Eagles' McCoy shows he is the real deal

philly.com Updated Aug 16, 2013
LeSean McCoy's introduction to Chip Kelly's offense came on Thursday night, when the Eagles' franchise running back rushed eight times for 47 yards and one touchdown in the first half of a 14-9 preseason win over the Carolina Panthers.
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  • Dolphins try to translate on-paper expectations to real-life su…

    Dolphins try to translate on-paper expectations to real-life success

    CNNSI.com Aug 16, 2013
    The Dolphins' free-agent acquisitions make them look tough. Matching that on the field is the hard part.
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  • Eagles game breakdown: The kick return unit could be vastly imp…

    Eagles game breakdown: The kick return unit could be vastly improved

    philly.com Aug 16, 2013
    Over the last two seasons, the Eagles have had a grand total of ONE kick return that went for more than 33 yards. That is beyond pathetic, and should be an area where the Eagles will almost certainly be better in 2013.
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  • Can Chip Kelly trust Michael Vick?

    Can Chip Kelly trust Michael Vick?

    Here are a few thoughts, some deeper than others, following the Eagles’ 14-9 preseason victory over the Carolina Panthers: It made for a good sound bite, but is it really a good sign? That’s the question I’d be asking myself about Michael Vick if I were…
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  • Ron Rivera on Panthers’ offense: “I want touchdowns”

    Ron Rivera on Panthers’ offense: “I want touchdowns”

    profootballtalk.com Aug 16, 2013
    The Panthers’ first-string offense has been on the field for eight series over two preseason games, resulting in one touchdown, two field goals, one interception and four punts. That’s not enough for coach Ron Rivera. After the Panthers’ 14-9 loss to th…
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  • Meet Eagles reporter Phil Sheridan

    Meet Eagles reporter Phil Sheridan

    ESPN.com Aug 16, 2013
    Today, ESPN.com welcomes Phil Sheridan as its Philadelphia Eagles reporter. Sheridan, whose observations on Philadelphia’s preseason win Thursday night appear here, covered the Eagles and was a columnist at the Philadelphia Inquirer for 18 years. Prior …
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  • Panthers were winded by Eagles’ offense

    Panthers were winded by Eagles’ offense

    profootballtalk.com Aug 16, 2013
    While much remains unknown about the offense Chip Kelly wants to run — or who he wants to run it — it’s clear that he wants to run a lot of it. The Panthers defensive players looked gassed after last night’s no-huddle first half, and at least one of the…
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  • Eagles Notes: Eagles linebacker Hunt has knee surgery

    Eagles Notes: Eagles linebacker Hunt has knee surgery

    philly.com Aug 16, 2013
    Linebacker Phillip Hunt underwent surgery to repair a partially torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, the Eagles said Thursday.
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  • Birds defense shows up against a lesser foe

    Birds defense shows up against a lesser foe

    philly.com Aug 16, 2013
    Just one week after the Eagles defense failed to show up for the exhibition opener, things went a lot more smoothly on that side of the ball Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers.
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  • Rattlers QB recalls big college play with Eagles' Celek

    Rattlers QB recalls big college play with Eagles' Celek

    philly.com Aug 16, 2013
    Nick Davila, Brent Celek played for the University of Cincinnati in a big upset of Rutgers.
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  • Video - Best Fit To Run Kelly's Offense 01:12

    Best Fit To Run Kelly's Offense

    Aug 16
    Damien Woody says QB Michael Vick is the best fit to run Chip Kelly's offense.
  • Video - WWE's The Bella Twins debate who should start for the Philadelphia Eagles: Michael Vick or Nick Foles 04:34

    WWE's The Bella Twins debate who should start for the Philadelphia Eagles: Michael Vick or Nick Foles

    Aug 16
    WWE's The Bella Twins, Nikki and Brie, debate who should be the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback, Michael Vick or Nick Foles. Plus, they share their pick for who will walk out of WWE Summerslam victorious.
  • Video - Pre Week 2: Foles vs. Vick highlights 01:57

    Pre Week 2: Foles vs. Vick highlights

    Aug 16
    In an intense QB competition, Nick Foles and Michael Vick are fighting to prove they deserve to be the team's main signal-caller. Check out their performances against the Carolina Panthers.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Miami Dolphins try to translate on-paper expectations to real-l…

    Aug 16
    DAVIE, Fla. -- The hype and hope of the offseason spending spree was fun while it lasted, but the Miami Dolphins are slogging through a much tougher stage of 2013 at the moment. They're at that point where they're trying to take what looked so good on p…
  • Running in Tandem

    Aug 16
    The MMQB crew has hit the road for training camps. Check out all our coverage.
  • Other Than the Ring, Nothing's Changed

    Aug 16
    PETER KING: What was the most fun thing you did in your Super Bowl offseason? JOE FLACCO: “The offseason was pretty normal, after the first the week-and-a-half or so. Me and my wife planned on going somewhere. Me, Dennis Pitta and Todd Heap—we went out …
  • Chadiha: Can Steelers avoid mediocrity?

    Aug 16
    It appears the Steelers may fall into the mediocrity trap that has snared other great franchises, writes Jeffri Chadiha.