Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Eagles’

NFL news and notes: Chiefs, Mahomes receive good news; 17-game schedule may be on horizon

Friday, October 18th, 2019

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' injury is reportedly not too serious and a 17-game schedule may be on the horizon. All that and more on this edition of NFL news and notes. Three things that matter Mahomes likely to return this season When Mahomes went down with a knee injury during the second quarter of the Chiefs' 30-6 win over the Denver Broncos, the NFL world held its collective breath.

Injured Eagles tackle Jason Peters to miss Cowboys game

Friday, October 18th, 2019

The Philadelphia Eagles will be without nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters and several other key players when they visit the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. Peters has a knee injury that forced him from last week's 38-20 loss at Minnesota. Rookie first-round pick Andre Dillard will make his first start in Peters' place.

Eagles’ Alex Singleton waited years for chance to play in NFL

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Alex Singleton faced a huge decision after the Eagles released him on Aug. 30 following a strong preseason. Go back to the CFL, where he was a two-time all-star and a job was waiting, or stick around in Philly and toil in anonymity on the Eagles' practice squad. Singleton said he would have been more than happy to head back to the Calgary Stampeders if it didn't work out here.

Take 5: Raiders’ offense a problem for Packers

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

The Raiders' heavy personnel and run game (4.87 yards per carry, ninth-best) match up perfectly against the Packers' defense. Not only has Green Bay allowed 4.85 yards per carry (26th), but coordinator Mike Pettine highly prefers five-plus defensive backs. When the Eagles leaned on 12 personnel (one back, two tight ends) in Week 4, Pettine stayed in nickel and dime all game, and Philadelphia racked up 176 yards on 33 carries.

Irvin: Cowboys should sign WR Brown

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin announced on a Dallas/Fort Worth-area radio station that the Cowboys can improve their passing game by signing wide receiver Antonio Brown. With the availability of Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper (quadriceps, ankle) in question for Sunday's game against the visiting Philadelphia Eagles, Irvin argued on 105.3 The Fan that Brown's success on the field would eclipse any potential issues off of it. "I'm not gonna lie: Desperation makes you think about a lot of things.

Cowboys WRs Cooper, Cobb miss practice

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

The Dallas Cowboys were short on wide receivers at practice Wednesday, with Amari Cooper and Randall Cobb sitting out due to injuries. Cooper exited Dallas' 24-22 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday after the first offensive series due to a quadriceps injury. The status of both players for Sunday night's game against the visiting Philadelphia Eagles (3-3) was uncertain.

Carli Lloyd: United States star maintains desire to become NFL kicker

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

World Cup winner Carli Lloyd has reiterated her desire to become a kicker in the NFL. The United States international proved her potential recently at a Philadelphia Eagles practice in August. And the USWNT striker drilled a 55-yard kick between the posts, leading to speculation Lloyd could become the first female woman to compete in the NFL.

World Cup winner Carli Lloyd keen to try NFL

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

A viral video of the U.S. midfielder kicking a 55-yard field goal at a Philadelphia Eagles practice in August sparked intense interest. Lloyd told Faudy two teams had wanted her to play in a preseason game, though a conflict prevented it. The 37-year-old said she had "a couple years" of soccer left in her career, and that she hopes to compete in the 2020 Olympic Games -- though she left open the possibly of being "loaned out a bit for a couple preseason NFL games" in the meantime.

Soccer-World Cup winner Carli Lloyd keen to try NFL

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Carli Lloyd, a twice winner of the women's World Cup, said on Tuesday that she was seriously considering a future as a pro kicker in the NFL. A viral video of the U.S. midfielder kicking a 55-yard field goal at a Philadelphia Eagles practice in August sparked intense interest. Lloyd told Faudy two teams had wanted her to play in a preseason game, though a conflict prevented it.

Patriots suspend DE Bennett for 1 week after ‘disagreement’

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

The New England Patriots have suspended defensive end Michael Bennett for one week for conduct detrimental to the team, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday. In a statement, Bennett told ESPN's Jordan Schultz, "On Friday, I had a philosophical disagreement with my position coach that has led to my suspension. I apologize to my teammates for any distraction this may have caused."