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Eagles say Sproles will run the ball first, catch it second

Eagles say Sproles will run the ball first, catch it second

profootballtalk.com philly.com Updated Jun 17, 2014
New Eagles running back Darren Sproles had more catches than runs in each of his last two seasons in New Orleans, and there’s been some talk that Sproles will effectively serve as a replacement to departed wide receiver DeSean Jackson in Philadelphia. B…
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  • Eagles' Long a sleeper at linebacker

    Eagles' Long a sleeper at linebacker

    philly.com Jun 17, 2014
    Pass rusher Travis Long is healthy again after knee injury took him off NFL draft boards last year.
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  • Eagles Notebook: Eagles' Maclin nearly back to old self

    Eagles Notebook: Eagles' Maclin nearly back to old self

    philly.com Jun 17, 2014
    Jeremy Maclin, returning from ACL surgery, says “In some ways, I feel faster.”
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  • Boykin can't overcome tall order

    Boykin can't overcome tall order

    philly.com Jun 17, 2014
    In the mid-1990s, the Eagles had a cornerback named Mark McMillian, a wee thing who didn't cover wide receivers as much as he snapped at their ankles. McMillian was 5-foot-7 and 154 pounds and still started 47 games for the Eagles.
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  • Eagles' Reynolds tech savvy learning from afar

    Eagles' Reynolds tech savvy learning from afar

    philly.com Jun 17, 2014
    Rookie safety Ed Reynolds used Face Time and Skype to connect with Eagles while attending classes at Stanford.
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  • LB Long making impact at Eagles minicamp

    LB Long making impact at Eagles minicamp

    philly.com Jun 17, 2014
    For 165 hours each week last season, the life of Eagles linebacker Travis Long was not much different from that of the players on the active roster. He participated in every practice. He attended every meeting. He traveled on every road trip.
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  • Foles wows Eagles' new QB coach

    Foles wows Eagles' new QB coach

    philly.com Jun 17, 2014
    Bill Musgrave loves Nick Foles’ ability to process defensive formations and coverages, as well as his arm.
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  • McCoy on Jackson's release: 'Gotta buy in'

    McCoy on Jackson's release: 'Gotta buy in'

    ESPN.com Jun 17, 2014
    Running back LeSean McCoy says coach Chip Kelly caught the Philadelphia Eagles' attention with the release of wide receiver DeSean Jackson, and the message was clear: Buy in or get out.
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  • Eagles’ receivers coach: I never had a problem with DeSean Jack…

    Eagles’ receivers coach: I never had a problem with DeSean Jackson

    profootballtalk.com Jun 17, 2014
    Whatever the reasons were that the Eagles cut receiver DeSean Jackson, his position coach says there were no problems between the two of them. Eagles receivers coach Bob Bicknell says he and Jackson got along just fine last season, Bicknell’s first year…
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  • For Eagles' Davis, 'D' expectations are high

    For Eagles' Davis, 'D' expectations are high

    philly.com Jun 17, 2014
    Defensive coordinator Bill Davis cites three areas in which his team will improve.
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  • Sizing up Eagles' receivers minus DeSean

    Sizing up Eagles' receivers minus DeSean

    philly.com Jun 17, 2014
    The Birds have a bigger corps of wideouts to combat the bigger defensive backs in the NFL.
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  • Video - McCoy: Buy In Or You'll Be Gone 03:17

    McCoy: Buy In Or You'll Be Gone

    Jun 17
    Phil Sheridan discusses LeSean McCoy's comment that Eagles players need to buy in to the Chip Kelly way, or like WR DeSean Jackson, they could be released by the team.

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  • Seahawks Seahawks don't owe Marshawn Lynch new contract

    Jun 17
    No matter how important Marshawn Lynch has been to the Seahawks, there's no reason for them to redo his contract, Jeffri Chadiha writes.