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The Steelers are giving Miguel Maysonet a look. The 24-year-old tailback was among four players the club signed to reserve/future contracts on Tuesday. Maysonet had stints with the Eagles, Browns, Chargers, Colts, Jets and Redskins in 2013. The former S…Upvote Share Tweet
No guarantees next season in NFC EastIt was an observation from an outsider with some NFL cachet. Before erasing the Eagles from the postseason Saturday night, New Orleans coach Sean Payton surveyed the opposing roster, watched video of coach Chip Kelly's first-year scheme, and declared th…Upvote Share TweetCornerback Keenan Lewis left the Saints’ Wild Card win over the Eagles with a concussion in the third quarter, leaving the Saints to turn to the little-used Rod Sweeting at corner. The Eagles promptly turned around a 20-7 deficit and briefly took a 24-2…Upvote Share Tweeteaglesgab.com Jan 7The NFL is a tough, bottom-line business. It therefore comes as no shock that Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, despite being possibly the most talented member of the team’s wide receiver corps, realizes that he may have to settle for a a one-year dea…Upvote Share TweetChip Kelly's grade for his first season in Philadelphia would not look good on one of his tests at Manchester (N.H.) Central High School in 1981, but the 50-year-old Eagles coach had a logical reason for giving himself a 58.8 percent mark.Upvote Share TweetThe Eagles shifted from a 4-3 look to the 3-4 scheme preferred by defensive coordinator Bill Davis this season, a move that forced Brandon Graham to go from defensive end to outside linebacker. Graham played a little more than a quarter of the snaps on …Upvote Share TweetOn Monday, Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson created a bit of a stir by talking about wanting a new contract despite having three years left on a deal that will pay him more than $30 million. On Monday night, Jackson tried to put the toothpaste back in the…Upvote Share TweetThe Saints fear they’ve lost linebacker Parys Haralson for the season because of a torn pectoral and cornerback Keenan Lewis was knocked out of Saturday’s victory over the Eagles with a concussion, a pair of injuries that have led the team to add a defe…Upvote Share Tweet
Rihanna has a crush on Eagles' KendricksSinger chooses Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks on Instagram's 'Man Crush Monday.'Upvote Share Tweet
Jackson's words may spell trouble on the horizonThe Eagles knew they had some complicated contract decisions awaiting them at the wide-receiver position this offseason, but DeSean Jackson wasn't supposed to be one of them.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Nation Buzz: EaglesJan 7ESPN Eagles reporter Phil Sheridan gives Philadelphia an A- for a final grade after first-year coach Chip Kelly and the Eagles finished with a 10-6 record and a division title.
Dennis Allen appears to have saved job as head coach of Oakland RaidersJan 7Despite differences with ownership about assistants contracts, Dennis Allen appears to be keeping his job as head coach of the Oakland Raiders, sources tell ESPN's John Clayton.
Don Banks: Ranking the best potential Super Bowl XLVIII matchupsJan 7The NFL is down to its elite eight in the Super Bowl tournament, and it breaks down neatly into four teams that have made it back to the divisional round -- Denver and New England in the AFC, Seattle and San Francisco in the NFC -- and four teams that w…
The Tuesday MailbagJan 7Lovie Smith is back in Tampa Bay as head coach, one season after being fired by the Bears. Earlier in his career, Smith served as the Buccaneers linebackers coach from 1996-2000. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images) Busy time of year, with so much happening.…