Archive for the ‘Philadelphia Eagles’ Category

Former NFL quarterback Vince Young rips NFL teams for signing ‘garbage’ quarterbacks over him

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Former NFL quarterback Vince Young sees a troubling trend in today's league, and he's not happy about it. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, the former third overall pick stated his belief that NFL has become oversaturated with lousy players under center. "I'd see a quarterback and be like, 'Dude is garbage, and I'm over here in the kitchen cooking turkey necks!?'" Young said to SI's Greg Bishop.

Darren Sproles’ Pop Warner Highlights Are Absolutely Amazing

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Darren Sproles has been making defenders look silly for a long, long time. The versatile Philadelphia Eagles running back turned 34 today, so the Eagles' official Twitter account tweeted out a throwback video of his Pop Warner highlights. The sheer number of ankles Sproles breaks in this 59-second clip is astonishing: According to a 2009 Sports Illustrated article, one pee-wee football league actually banned Sproles from running sweeps. Why? Because Sproles on a sweep was essentially a guaranteed touchdown. When the entire league is changing a rule for just one player, that's dominance. Sproles hasn't grown too much since his Pop Warner days—he's currently listed at 5-foot-6—but his elusiveness

Vince Young’s CFL comeback comes to abrupt end as he’s cut

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Vince Young was cut by the Saskatchewan Roughriders after a hamstring injury. Vince Young deserved credit for doing whatever it took to get back into football. In his case, it was a trip to the Canadian Football League.

Fantasy or reality? Fantasy football projections for 2017 Eagles

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Mike Clay, a fantasy football expert for ESPN who is known for making player and record projections, posted his estimations for the Eagles in 2017 on Twitter. The document gives you a good idea of what one of the industry leaders in fantasy football expects from the Eagles this season.

Eagles tackle Jason Peters signs one-year contract extension

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

The Philadelphia Eagles signed offensive tackle to a one-year contract extension keeping him with the team through the 2019 season, the Eagles announced Wednesday. The extension gives Peters $15.5 million in guaranteed money. Peters will also receive an $8 million signing bonus.

Man begs Eagles for a chance, gets lunch from ‘Invincible’ Vince Papale

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

If nothing else, Rashaun Sligh’s daily plea to the Philadelphia Eagles to sign him got him a free cheesesteak from an Eagles legend. Sligh has been waiting outside the Eagles’ facilities for almost a week holding a sign asking for a chance. Sligh, a wide receiver, is basically trying to emulate Papale’s story.

Ravens sign Maclin to two-year deal

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Former Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin has a new home at the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens announced the signing of the 2014 NFL Pro Bowler to a two-year deal on Monday. Maclin, who is entering his ninth NFL season, recently visited Baltimore after meeting with the Buffalo Bills as he searched for employment following his surprising release from Kansas City.

Vince Young tears hamstring, will miss start of CFL season with Roughriders

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Former NFL quarterback Vince Young, who signed with the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders earlier this year, will miss the start of the 2017 season after tearing his hamstring, coach Chris Jones told reporters Monday. Jones told reporters that Young is expected to miss four to six weeks with the injury. The Roughriders open their season June 22. Young signed a two-year contract with a second-year option with the Roughriders in March. He hasn't played in an NFL regular-season game since 2011 (with the Philadelphia Eagles). He announced his retirement after being released by the Cleveland Browns in 2014.

WR Jeremy Maclin picks Ravens over Bills, signs 2-year deal

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Receiver Jeremy Maclin has signed a two-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, who spent much of the offseason looking for a deep threat. After being cut by Kansas City earlier this month, Maclin visited Buffalo and Baltimore last week. Maclin fulfills the Ravens' quest to provide another downfield target for quarterback Joe Flacco.

WR Jeremy Maclin picks Ravens over Bills, signs 2-year deal

Monday, June 12th, 2017

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Receiver Jeremy Maclin has signed a two-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, who spent much of the offseason looking for a deep threat.After being cut by Kansas City earlier this month, Maclin visited Buffalo and Baltimore