This is the August 19, 2013 news archive. View today's Eagles rumors and news.
Barkley says he’s still in the Philly quarterback competition
If Eagles coach Chip Kelly holds true to his past form, he’ll name a starting quarterback not long before the opening game of the regular season and stick with him all year. And rookie Matt Barkley still believes that he could be the guy. “I don’t want …Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles still waiting for Kenny Phillips to show he deserves a jobIt was regarded as a coup of sorts when the Eagles lured safety Kenny Phillips away from the Giants via free agency. But Phillips may be back with the Giants soon — or one of the other 30 teams. As recently explained by Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com, Ph…Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles receivers free to alter their routesphilly.com Updated Aug 19, 2013Eagles receivers have route options with the Chip Kelly offense that they didnt have under Andy Reid.Upvote Share Tweet
Molding Clay reveals Kelly's methodsESPN.com Updated Aug 19, 2013PHILADELPHIA -- It usually isn’t a good thing when a new coaching staff comes to a player and asks him to switch positions. That has happened to Clay Harbor twice since Chip Kelly became head coach of the Eagles. “I don’t look at it as, I’m not going to…Upvote Share TweetThe Eagles haven’t said which of their two starting-caliber quarterbacks will start the third preseason game, coming up on Saturday against the Jaguars. But coach Chip Kelly has said that, on Monday, the coaching staff will determine the rotation for th…Upvote Share Tweet
Many happy returners for Eaglesphilly.com Updated Aug 19, 2013Eagles punt returner Damaris Johnson and kick returner Brandon Boykin are seeing results from the switch to special-teams coach Dave Fipp.Upvote Share Tweet
Getting Over the HumpAug 19The MMQB crew has hit the road for training camps. Check out all our coverage.
‘Chuckstrong’ Is Gone, but the Urgency Isn’tAug 19“Most roller coasters, you get off and you say, ‘Let’s go again! Let’s do it again!’ That was us last year. Right away this year, Chuck gave us our motivation: ‘Hoist that Lombardi Trophy.’ “ —Veteran Colts safety Antoine Bethea, on being motivated by c…
Simmons's Reader E-mails: Eagles EditionAug 19On Tuesday, we posted my column about my favorite movie (so far) of 2013: The History of the Eagles, Part One. Turns out more people out there were bi...