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Eagles feel they can improve on 2013 through draft, free agency

Eagles feel they can improve on 2013 through draft, free agency

The Eagles won their first NFC East championship since 2010, although recent history is against them repeating in 2014. No team has won back-to-back division titles since the Eagles in 2003-04.
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  • Will Foles be Eagles' franchise quarterback?

    Will Foles be Eagles' franchise quarterback?

    Is Nick Foles a franchise quarterback? It's a very simple question, but a complicated one to answer. Even Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie couldn't give an affirmative response after Foles led the league in passer rating and set an NFL record in touchdown-to-…
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  • Sports of The Times: Before Signing a Strong Arm, Teams Should …

    Sports of The Times: Before Signing a Strong Arm, Teams Should Heed Vick’s Dark Past

    nytimes.com Jan 5
    Eagles quarterback Michael Vick may wear a different jersey next season, but teams evaluating him should remember the horrors of Vick’s dogfighting ring.
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  • 'Just the tip of the iceberg,' Lurie says of Eagles

    'Just the tip of the iceberg,' Lurie says of Eagles

    philly.com Jan 5
    At one end of the Eagles' locker room late Saturday night was owner Jeffrey Lurie, offering optimism in the aftermath of his team's 26-24 playoff loss to the Saints, speaking of the future as if it were full of nothing but happy days for his franchise.
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  • Saints' Payton out-Kelly'd Eagles' Kelly

    Saints' Payton out-Kelly'd Eagles' Kelly

    PHILADELPHIA -- There’s an old saying that sums up a superior head coach: He can beat your team with his team, and he can take your team and beat you coaching his team. That comes close to describing what happened to Eagles coach Chip Kelly in his first…
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  • Saints 26, Eagles 24

    Saints 26, Eagles 24

    philly.com Jan 5
    A last-second field goal ended the Eagles' season as they fell to the Saints, 26-24, in the NFC Wild Card game at Lincoln Financial Field.
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  • Job one for Eagles tailgaters: Keep warm

    Job one for Eagles tailgaters: Keep warm

    philly.com Jan 5
    Flames from fire pits and charcoal grills licked the night air in parking lots at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday after the sun set and the pregame temperature plummeted for thousands of Eagles fans awaiting the team's playoff game against New Orlea…
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  • Cooper's solid game can't save Birds

    Cooper's solid game can't save Birds

    philly.com Jan 5
    Riley Cooper has been a surprise clutch performer this season, and the Eagles' fourth-year receiver continued that in the second playoff game of his career.
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  • Eagles Notes: Wolff is active; Chung plays at safety

    Eagles Notes: Wolff is active; Chung plays at safety

    philly.com Jan 5
    Earl Wolff was active for the Eagles in Saturday night's wild-card playoff game against the New Orleans Saints, although the rookie safety did not start or play in the first half. Patrick Chung remained the starter.
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  • Upon Further Review: Saints-Eagles

    Upon Further Review: Saints-Eagles

    ESPN.com Jan 5
    Phil Sheridan and Mike Triplett break down the New Orleans Saints' 26-24 win and a disappointing end to the Philadelphia Eagles' season.
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  • New Orleans Saints were tougher than the Philadelphia Eagles, b…

    New Orleans Saints were tougher than the Philadelphia Eagles, but what about next week?

    yahoo.com Jan 5
    The New Orleans Saints won the battle in the trenches against the Philadelphia Eagles, and it led to a road playoff game that answered a big question of their toughness. The Saints hadn't won away from home since before Thanksgiving, and it looked like …
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  • After dazzling Eagles season, a familiar, forlorn feeling

    After dazzling Eagles season, a familiar, forlorn feeling

    philly.com Jan 5
    They started filing for the exits before it was even finished - Eagles fans trudging to the Lincoln Financial Field concourses with seconds still left on the game clock, leaving for a long walk back to their cars, to the Broad Street Line, to wherever t…
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  • Video - 2014 Wild Card Weekend REMIX 02:55

    2014 Wild Card Weekend REMIX

    Jan 5
    Relive all the high-flying highlights from each of the four games in this year's Wild Card Weekend in this epic best of video. It's the perfect way to catch up if you missed any of the playoff action.
  • Video - Upon Further Review: Saints vs. Eagles 02:19

    Upon Further Review: Saints vs. Eagles

    Jan 5
    Phil Sheridan and Mike Triplett break down the Saints' win and a disappointing end to the Eagles' season.
  • Video - Wild Card Weekend: Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles highlights 01:38

    Wild Card Weekend: Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles highlights

    Jan 5
    Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles threw for 195 yards and two touchdowns in his first career playoff game, but fell short to the New Orleans Saints 26-24 on Wild Card Saturday.
  • Video - Philadelphia Eagles will keep fighting through offseason 01:56

    Philadelphia Eagles will keep fighting through offseason

    Jan 5
    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles during Saturday's press conference announced to the media that the Eagles will move on from this loss with a fighting attitude to get back to the playoffs in 2014.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Suddenly confident Chargers could be this year's Cinderella

    Jan 5
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a wild and eventful NFL wild-card round, while spending a snowy Sunday in Indianapolis. ...
  • 2013 NFL playoffs -- The Patriots and Broncos are on a collision course fo…

    Jan 5
    AFC playoff Q&A: Expect the Broncos and Patriots to be ready and rested for divisional weekend.
  • Clayton: Examining the NFC divisional round

    Jan 5
    Playoff experience is paying off at QB. Plus, the importance of Michael Crabtree, the Saints' best plan of attack and more.
  • 2013 NFL playoffs -- Experience counts in NFC playoffs

    Jan 5
    Playoff experience is paying off at QB. Plus, the importance of Michael Crabtree, the Saints' best plan of attack and more.