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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.Share Tweet
CNNSI.com Aug 16, 2013The Dolphins' free-agent acquisitions make them look tough. Matching that on the field is the hard part.Share Tweet
Eagles game breakdown: The kick return unit could be vastly improvedOver 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.Share TweetHere 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…Share Tweet
Ron Rivera on Panthers’ offense: “I want touchdowns”profootballtalk.com Aug 16, 2013The 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…Share Tweet
Meet Eagles reporter Phil SheridanESPN.com Aug 16, 2013Today, 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 …Share Tweet
Panthers were winded by Eagles’ offenseprofootballtalk.com Aug 16, 2013While 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…Share TweetLinebacker Phillip Hunt underwent surgery to repair a partially torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, the Eagles said Thursday.Share Tweet
Birds defense shows up against a lesser foeJust 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.Share Tweet
Rattlers QB recalls big college play with Eagles' CelekNick Davila, Brent Celek played for the University of Cincinnati in a big upset of Rutgers.Share Tweet
Best Fit To Run Kelly's OffenseAug 16Damien Woody says QB Michael Vick is the best fit to run Chip Kelly's offense.
WWE's The Bella Twins debate who should start for the Philadelphia Eagles: Michael Vick or Nick FolesAug 16WWE'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.
Pre Week 2: Foles vs. Vick highlightsAug 16In 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.
Don Banks: Miami Dolphins try to translate on-paper expectations to real-l…Aug 16DAVIE, 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 TandemAug 16The MMQB crew has hit the road for training camps. Check out all our coverage.
Other Than the Ring, Nothing's ChangedAug 16PETER 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 16It appears the Steelers may fall into the mediocrity trap that has snared other great franchises, writes Jeffri Chadiha.