Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Eagles’

Super Bowl I broadcaster Jack Whitaker dies at 95

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Jack Whitaker, whose long career as a sportscaster included calling the first Super Bowl for CBS, has died at the age of 95. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Whitaker left college to serve in World War II, and when he returned home discovered that radio stations were popping up across America. Whitaker recalled years later that no one believed at the time that the Super Bowl would become America's signature sporting and cultural event.

QB Josh McCown joins Eagles, ends retirement

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Josh McCown's retirement lasted two months. The Philadelphia Eagles signed the 40-year-old quarterback to a one-year deal on Saturday. McCown provides insurance behind Carson Wentz, who has finished the past two seasons on the sideline because of injuries.

Eagles sign former Army offensive lineman Brett Toth after he receives military waiver

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Former Army offensive lineman Brett Toth expected to finish his military commitment before going pro, but thanks to a military waiver, he became free to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday. Current Defense Department rules require at least two years of active duty before being considered for a waiver, but President Donald Trump signed an order in June that asked the Pentagon to come up with a plan to make it easier for athletes at military academies to go pro. Toth was a key member of Army's offensive line when the Black Knights led the nation in rushing in 2017, but his military service scared teams off drafting him in 2018.

Meet the Rookies: Miles Sanders

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Philadelphia Eagles running back Miles Sanders say the only goal on his mind is the Super Bowl.

Army football star Brett Toth signs with Eagles: What he could earn after receiving military waiver

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Former Army football standout Brett Toth is set to join the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles after senior leadership granted him a waiver for his second year of military service, according to a report on Friday. A 6-foot-6, 290-pound offensive tackle, Toth signed with the Eagles on a three-year contract, ESPN reports. While the financial terms of Toth's contract were not immediately available, the NFL's salary guidelines provide a glimpse about his potential payday.

OT Toth gets military waiver to sign with Eagles

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Former Army offensive tackle Brett Toth received a military waiver on Friday and sign a three-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, his agent, Alan Herman, told ESPN. Toth started to fulfill his service requirement after graduating as a nuclear engineer in May 2018, but a change in policy regarding athletes pursuing professional careers provided an opening for him to request an opportunity to sign with the Eagles. Toth, who is listed at 6-foot-6 and 291 pounds, played 31 games in college and became the first player from West Point to compete in the Senior Bowl.

Should the Philadelphia Eagles bench Carson Wentz for rest of preseason?

Friday, August 16th, 2019

The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses whether the Philadelphia Eagles should bench quarterback Carson Wentz for the remainder of the preseason.

Eagles backup QB situation gets scarier as Cody Kessler knocked out during first series

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

This is why Carson Wentz didn't play on Thursday night. The Philadelphia Eagles, who saw Nick Foles leave via free agency in the offseason, lost primary backup Nate Sudfeld in the preseason opener with a broken left wrist. The Eagles sat Wentz, who has his own injury issues, and started Cody Kessler in Thursday night's preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Malcolm Butler had a good wisecrack about Patriots Super Bowl benching

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Time heals all wounds, and it looks like Malcolm Butler is to the point where he can joke about his final game with the New England Patriots. Following a joint practice session with his old team Thursday, the Tennessee Titans cornerback was asked for the umpteenth time about being benched during the Patriots' Super Bowl LII loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. "I have no regrets at all," Butler told reporters, via WEEI.com's Ryan Hannable. "I graded out at 99 percent, one punt return rep.

Eagles vs. Jaguars: Which RB situation is more intriguing?

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses which teams running back situation is more intriguing, Jacksonville Jaguars or Philadelphia Eagles.