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Eagles raise ticket prices

Eagles raise ticket prices

philly.com Updated Jan 31, 2013
The Eagles moved up three spots Thursday, but unfortunately for fans it was in ticket prices and not the NFL draft. The Eagles will raise ticket prices by an average of $8 in 2013, their first season under new coach Chip Kelly. It is their first increas…
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  • Breaking down a possible Eagles 3-4

    Breaking down a possible Eagles 3-4

    ESPN.com philly.com Jan 31, 2013
    The strong consensus belief is that new coach Chip Kelly wants to change the Philadelphia Eagles to a 3-4 defense from the 4-3 they currently run, and Rich Hofmann has taken a look at what, specifically, that would entail. His conclusion is that the Eag…
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  • Ian Thomsen: Plagued by uncertainty, Kings struggle through 'lo…

    Ian Thomsen: Plagued by uncertainty, Kings struggle through 'lost' year

    CNNSI.com Jan 31, 2013
    On the morning of the announcement, Sacramento Kings players were waiting for their coach, Keith Smart. "Coach," one player said, "you got something to tell us?"
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  • Tattoos link Eagles QB Nick Foles and 49ers TE Garrett Celek

    Tattoos link Eagles QB Nick Foles and 49ers TE Garrett Celek

    philly.com Jan 31, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS - Nick Foles and Garrett Celek are good friends. How good? When the two were roommates at Michigan State, they decided to get Chinese symbols tattooed on the inside of their left arms, just under their armpits. Tattoos often come with storie…
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  • Ravens' guard Williams reflects on career that began with Eagle…

    Ravens' guard Williams reflects on career that began with Eagles

    philly.com Jan 31, 2013
    [][]Agitated, not angry Ray Lewis was asked again Wednesday about a Sports Illustrated report accusing him of using deer antler extract, a banned performance-enhancement drug, to help speed his healing from a torn triceps earlier this season. Lewis deni…
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  • Akers looking for a Super ending to a rough season

    Akers looking for a Super ending to a rough season

    philly.com Jan 31, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS - The last Super Bowl that David Akers played in, his evening ended in desperation, Akers blooping an onside kick that was easily recovered by the Patriots' Christian Fauria late on a breezy night in Jacksonville, after the Eagles took way t…
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  • Video - Osi Keeping Options Open 07:16

    Osi Keeping Options Open

    Jan 31
    Giants DE Osi Umenyiora joins "First Take" to discuss the disappointing end to New York's season, the NFC East, and his options as he hits free agency.

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  • Don Banks: Seahawks' Wilson familiar with Super-bound 49ers

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- Colin Kaepernick might be all the rage at this year's Super Bowl, but the most recent quarterback to beat San Francisco and its wunderkind second-year passer showed up here today with a little buzz of his own attached to his name. Seattle…
  • Don Banks: Ravens' Super Bowl run a testament to skills of Ozzie Newsome

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- In some form or fashion, on multiple fronts, the issue of legacy hangs over every Super Bowl these days. But that discussion at Super Bowl XLVII should start nowhere else but with the singular feat that would be Ozzie Newsome's if his Bal…