Archive for the ‘Philadelphia Eagles’ Category

Chiefs owner Clark Hunt to head NFL financial committee

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Kansas City Chiefs owner Clark Hunt has been named as the head of the NFL's financial committee. According to the Associated Press, Hunt was appointed to the post to replace Bob McNair, the late owner of the Houston Texans. Hunt moves to the financial committee role after heading the league's international committee.

Truex makes move to Joe Gibbs Racing with championship goal

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Truex fell one spot short of winning his second consecutive NASCAR Cup championship in a determined bid to send Furniture Row Racing out a winner . Truex stayed in contention until the final laps in a season where one of his top sponsors abandoned him and his team was set to go out of business. It was, Truex noted, ''one of those years where you can't believe everything that was going on.

Report: Alabama running backs coach Joe Pannunzio to return to Eagles staff

Friday, February 8th, 2019

The Philadelphia Eagles are getting a familiar face back in their building. According to Cole Cubelic of the SEC Network, Alabama running backs coach Joe Pannunzio is returning to the Eagles in an unspecified off-field role. Pannunzio spent the 2015 and 2016 seasons with the Eagles in their front office as a part of Chip Kelly's tenure in the organization.

Christian Hackenberg believes he’s fixed mechanical flaw as AAF opener approaches

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Despite his status as a second round draft pick, Christian Hackenberg washed out of the NFL in just over two seasons having never seen the field in a regular season game. The New York Jets pulled the plug after two seasons and Hackenberg spent time on the rosters of the Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles and Cincinnati Bengals but never cracked their 53-man active squads. Now in the Alliance of American Football with the Memphis Express, Hackenberg and his quarterback coach David Lee believe they've corrected a massive fundamental flaw that could allow him the chance to revitalize his professional career.

Why It’s Finally Time for Nick Foles, Eagles to Part Ways

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Former Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles has opted out of his 2019 option with the Philadelphia Eagles and is slated to become a free agent. Here's why this move may be best for both parties.

Foles ‘to buy out contract’ after Eagles pick up $20M option

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Nick Foles has informed the Philadelphia Eagles he will pay $2million to buy out the final year of his contract, after the franchise picked up his $20m option for 2019. According to NFL.com, the 30-year-old indicated his intention to pay up and void the deal for 2019 less than an hour after he had been informed by the team that they would be taking up their option. The Eagles have made it clear Carson Wentz is their starting quarterback going forward, but the status of back-up Foles – who led them to glory in Super Bowl LII and again stepped in at the end of last season – has been uncertain.

Report: Nick Foles voids Eagles option, but franchise tag and trade seems inevitable

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

The Eagles had a good reason for exercising a $20 million option on Nick Foles.

Report: Bengals to add James Casey as tight ends coach, Ben Martin as assistant OL coach

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

The Cincinnati Bengals are set to make a couple more additions to Zac Taylor's coaching staff. According to Field Yates of ESPN.com, the Bengals are hiring James Casey as tight ends coach and Ben Martin as assistant offensive line coach. Casey has spent the last three years coaching at the University of Houston after finishing a seven-year career in the NFL.

Super Bowl audience down five percent from last year, early data show

Monday, February 4th, 2019

The humdrum 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams, the lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever, marked the second year in a row of ratings declines and the lowest viewership since 2009, following last year's 7 percent drop to 103.4 million viewers who watched the Philadelphia Eagles win their first Super Bowl. "It suffered from not being a very good game," Patrice Cucinello, a director at Fitch Ratings credit agency, said of the game that featured just one touchdown. "The decline can probably be explained by the fact that this was a fairly unappealing matchup, then also a boring game," said Victor Matheson, a sports economics professor at College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts.

Super Bowl audience down 5 pct from last year, early data show

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Sunday's Super Bowl victory by the New England Patriots drew 98.2 million viewers on CBS Corp's U.S. television network, a 5 percent drop from last year's game, according to preliminary Nielsen ratings data released on Monday. The humdrum 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams, the lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever, marked the second year in a row of ratings declines and the lowest viewership since 2009, following last year's 7 percent drop to 103.4 million viewers who watched the Philadelphia Eagles win their first Super Bowl. "The decline can probably be explained by the fact that this was a fairly unappealing matchup, then also a boring game," said Victor Matheson, a sports economics professor at College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts.