Philadelphia Sports News and Rumors
PFT Live: Cris Collinsworth, Peter King, Eagles talk with Tim McManusprofootballtalk.com 31 minutes agoThe draft is just three days away and PFT Live will be your daily spot for everything you need to know until the names start coming off the board. On Monday’s show, Mike Florio will welcome Cris Collinsworth of Football Night in America to the show and …Share Tweet
Check Out What The Eagles 2015 Draft Hats Look Likeeaglesgab.com 1 hour agoWhen the players in attendance at this week’s NFL Draft hear their name called, they’ll come up to the stage sporting a snazzy draft hat that they’ll be given for their new team. Here’s what the Philadelphia Eagles version of this year’s draft hat will …Share Tweet
Eagles' draft needs: Cornerbackphilly.com 14 hours agoThird in a series focusing on positions of needfor the Eagles in the run-up to the NFL draft.Share Tweet
For Ray Didinger, Tommy McDonald a hero with write stuffphilly.com 15 hours agoDidinger has written a play about his lifetime friendship with Eagles Hall of Famer Tommy McDonald.Share Tweet
Eagles could choose from among several offensive linemen at No. 20philly.com 15 hours agoThe first draft pick Chip Kelly made as the Eagles head coach was an offensive lineman, Lane Johnson. He has not picked an offensive lineman since.Share Tweet
In Eagles' draft strategy, players must fit their systemphilly.com 16 hours agoAfter the Eagles traded LeSean McCoy last month, owner Jeffrey Lurie said the team preferred a one-cut runner for its offensive scheme.Share Tweet
Coach Peter DeBoer deserves a look from Flyersphilly.com 18 hours agoThe most underrated candidate to become the Flyers' next head coach has never had an NHL team finish better than third in its division, has coached in the postseason once over his seven years in the league, and was fired on the day after Christmas.Share Tweet
Howard Homers Again, Leads Philadelphia Past Braves, 5-4nytimes.com 19 hours agoRyan Howard hit his second homer in two games, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Sunday.Share TweetThis is interesting. It turns out Atlanta Braves defensive wizard Andrelton Simmons — that's his title, not his position — isn't the only shortstop capable of making breathtaking plays. His counterpart with the Philadelphia Phillies, Freddy Galvis, can …Share Tweet
Eagles still not showing real commitment to Bradfordprofootballtalk.com Apr 26 (yesterday)After the Eagles surprisingly traded for quarterback Sam Bradford in March, coach Chip Kelly insisted that Bradford wasn’t a stepping stone toward getting up the board to reunite with Marcus Mariota. Since then, the Eagles have done nothing to take that…Share Tweet
If Chip Kelly likes Dion Jordan, now is the time to get himprofootballtalk.com Apr 26 (yesterday)In the 2013 NFL draft, the Dolphins loved Dion Jordan, and thought the Eagles loved him, too. Now the Dolphins would love to get rid of Jordan, and would love to have the Eagles be the ones to take him off their hands. Jordan played for Eagles coach Chi…Share Tweet
For Sixers assistant Lange, it all began in South Jerseyphilly.com Apr 26 (yesterday)Everybody starts somewhere. For Billy Lange and many other prominent members of the South Jersey basketball community, it all began at St. Rose of Lima school in Haddon Heights - in the little gym on cold winter nights, on the outdoor court on Third Ave…Share Tweet
DeSean Jackson gets a reality showprofootballtalk.com Apr 25 (yesterday)There’s something about former Eagles receivers and reality TV. Joining Terrell Owens and Hank Baskett, DeSean Jackson will be appearing on television in a capacity other than playing football. Via Clinton Yates of the Washington Post, Jackson will appe…Share Tweet
Simmons Homer Leads Rally in Braves' 5-2 Win Over Philliesnytimes.com Apr 25 (yesterday)Andrelton Simmons led off the seventh inning with a homer, sparking a rally that helped the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Saturday night.Share Tweet
Inside the Phillies: Despite Phils' struggles, no rush to bring up Francophilly.com Apr 25 (yesterday)It took all of two dismal weeks of this baseball season in Philadelphia for last summer's favorite question to resurface: When will the Phillies promote Maikel Franco?Share Tweet
Even if the Phillies eventually improve, no guarantee fans will returnphilly.com Apr 25 (yesterday)John Weber saw something more than nearly 30,000 empty blue seats when he surveyed Citizens Bank Park during the Phillies' tedious, 9-1 loss to the Miami Marlins on Thursday afternoon. The man in charge of ballpark ticket sales also saw the past, and it…Share TweetThe previously red hot Atlanta Braves were cooled off in New York to begin the week. Now it would appear they're frozen after dropping their weekend series opener 1-0 to the Philadelphia Phillies. The fact the game ended 1-0 is painful enough for Atlant…Share Tweetphilly.com Apr 25 (2 days ago)Chip Kelly probably never would have drafted Brandon Graham. He's barely 6 feet tall. He's stocky. He has short arms for an edge rusher. And yet, when the Eagles were looking to replace Trent Cole this offseason, they re-signed Graham even though he's n…Share TweetThe Eagles rescinded their restricted free agent tender to running back Chris Polk on Friday, according to a source close to the situation. The move allows the three-year veteran to sign with any other club and ends his Eagles career.Share Tweet
Connecticut's Jones could be a draft target for Eaglesphilly.com Apr 24 (3 days ago)There's a picture on Twitter of a shirtless Byron Jones at Connecticut's pro day, and he's surrounded by the Eagles' brain trust of evaluators.Share Tweet
Jets safety Jaiquawn Jarrett signs RFA tenderprofootballtalk.com Apr 24 (3 days ago)A former second-round pick of the Eagles who’s rebuilt his career with the Jets has officially re-signed with New York. Safety Jaiquawn Jarrett, a restricted free agent, inked his one-year tender with the Jets on Friday, the club said. The 25-year-old J…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 24 (3 days ago)Given that we haven’t heard much from the Eagles since the signing of Tim Tebow, a press conference with vice president of player personnel Ed Marynowitz was a first chance to explore their deepest feelings on the matter. Or to, you know, chum the water…Share Tweet
Ways Tim Tebow can score for the EaglesApr 23John Clayton says Chip Kelly is taking a long-shot signing Tim Tebow but shows there are ways Tebow can score for the Eagles.
Mariota not worried about what others think of himApr 22Michael Smith and Jemele Hill talk with former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota on his critics, what he plans to eat during the NFL draft and his favorite Subway sub.
Would you bet on Tebow making Eagles' roster?Apr 22Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss whether QB Tim Tebow will make the Eagles' roster.
Will Eagles improve over last two years?Apr 22Brian Dawkins, Mark Schlereth and Adam Schefter break down the Philadelphia Eagles' schedule to see if they can improve on the 10 wins from the past two seasons.
Rivers Trade Dead? Draft Intrigue Starts at No. 2Apr 27Three days before the 2015 draft, one thing is clear: The drama starts with the second pick. With Tampa Bay very likely to take quarterback Jameis Winston number one, Tennessee is in command with quarterback Marcus Mariota the likely target if anyone wa…
Mario Hezonja of FC Barcelona to declare for the NBA draftApr 23FC Barcelona wing Mario Hezonja will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent Arn Tellem told ESPN.com.
James Blackmon Jr. to return to Indiana Hoosiers, bypass NBA draftApr 23Indiana Hoosiers freshman James Blackmon Jr. will return to school instead of entering the NBA draft.
Hardy’s New Bench TrialApr 23The new NFL was on display Wednesday afternoon when it suspended Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy for the first 10 games of 2015 season, without pay, for allegedly assaulting and threatening to kill his former girlfriend in May 2014. Though a judge foun…