Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Eagles’

‘Inside the NFL’: Can Eagles handle adversity of losing Carson Wentz?

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

The "Inside the NFL" crew discuss if the Philadelphia Eagles can handle the adversity of losing quarterback Carson Wentz.

Nick Foles ready for challenge of replacing Carson Wentz

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Nick Foles is stepping into a pressure situation with a team that has enormous expectations in a city desperate for its first Super Bowl title. Foles had tremendous success as a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013 and he experienced failure as the No. 1 quarterback for the St. Louis Rams in 2015. Foles is no Carson Wentz, who was having an MVP-caliber season before he tore his left ACL.

Nick Foles ready for challenge of replacing Carson Wentz

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Nick Foles had tremendous success as a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013 and he experienced failure as the No. 1 quarterback for the St. Louis Rams in 2015

Eagles a Fantasy Football mixed bag without Carson Wentz

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Carson Wentz was trying to put the Philadelphia Eagles in position to win in Week 14 with a courageous dive into chaos in one of the most thrilling football games of the season. Philadelphia retread Nick Foles will replace Wentz at the helm of an 11-2 juggernaut. Foles succeeded as the Eagles starting quarterback once before and will attempt to channel Hostetler as the Eagles roll on into the playoffs.

Watch: Malcolm Jenkins gives impassioned speech after losing Wentz

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Sunday was a strange day for the Philadelphia Eagles. Well, thanks to the Eagles' Twitter account, we can now watch the words shared by Doug Pederson and Malcolm Jenkins in the locker room. "We're playing for something bigger now, boys," Pederson said.

Report: Eagles not interested in Colin Kaepernick to replace Carson Wentz

Monday, December 11th, 2017

The Philadelphia Eagles just watched their best hopes of a Super Bowl in years go down with Carson Wentz’s left knee. With their starting quarterback done for the season with a torn ACL and a backup in Nick Foles whom only the most optimistic believe is capable of a championship run, the obvious move is to sign the free-agent quarterback with a Super Bowl resume in the prime of his career. The quarterback who posted a 90.7 rating thanks to a 16-to-4 touchdown to interception ratio the last time he played in 2016.

Bears’ Zach Miller returns home after extended hospital stay for knee injury

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller announced on Twitter that he was finally home after undergoing multiple surgeries on his left knee.  Miller, 33, has been in the hospital since he dislocated his left knee during the third quarter of Chicago's 20-12 loss at New Orleans on Oct. 29. Miller returned to the Chicago area on Nov. 6 after an eight-day stay at University Medical Center New Orleans. Miller has been surrounded by family and friends in both New Orleans- and Chicago-area hospitals on an almost daily basis since he suffered the injury, which required emergency vascular surgery to repair a damaged artery. Members of the Saints visited Miller while he was in New Orleans, and the Bears have

Carson Wentz has inspirational message: ‘This will not stop me’

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Carson Wentz has a long road to recovery from a torn ACL, but he has a good attitude for it. The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback took to Twitter to post a video to think everyone for the well wishes, and he had a simple message. “This will not stop me going forward,” Wentz said.

Carson Wentz in good spirits as he ribs Lane Johnson for penalty on play he got hurt

Monday, December 11th, 2017

All of Philadelphia and most of the NFL world as a whole is rather depressed about the news Carson Wentz is done for the season. Wentz, who offered fans an inspirational Twitter message Sunday night after he tore his ACL, also was cracking jokes on the team flight home. In an Instagram video posted by Eagles running back Kenjon Barner from what appears to be the Eagles’ flight home, you can hear in the background Wentz giving offensive tackle Lane Johnson a hard time about getting called for penalties on two touchdown runs by Wentz.

Injured Wentz can remain an asset for Eagles

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Eagles coach Doug Pederson confirmed Monday that Wentz suffered a season-ending ACL tear in his left knee during Sunday's road win over the Los Angeles Rams. A day after the injury, Pederson was still looking for contributions from Wentz. "A lot like Jordan Hicks and Jason Peters and these guys (who have been injured), he can be around and be in the meeting rooms," Pederson said.