Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Eagles’

Jones misses third straight practice, Manning likely starter

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Daniel Jones missed his third straight practice Friday because of a sprained right ankle, making it likely Eli Manning will return as the New York Giants starting quarterback on Monday night against the Philadelphia Eagles. Jones was hurt Sunday in a loss to the Green Bay Packers. The sixth pick overall in the draft finished the game but his injury prevented him from working out this week.

Inconsistent Eagles have real chance to win weak division

Friday, December 6th, 2019

There's several reasons why the Philadelphia Eagles have been inconsistent on offense this season. Despite an up-and-down offense that showed up last week only to see the defense collapse, the Eagles (5-7) still control their playoff hopes. First, they have to snap a three-game losing streak when they host the New York Giants (2-10) on Monday night.

The internet is roasting the NFC East and it’s amazing

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Does a single soul in the NFC East want to win the division? After the Eagles (5-7) lost in stunningly horrific fashion to the Dolphins last week, the Cowboys (6-7) hit 'em with an old "hold my beer" and got trumped by the Bears, 31-24. No one has room to talk, but that doesn't mean Eagles players won't talk trash.

Eagles ready to take on Giants as playoff hopes hang in balance

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

In a team meeting this week, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson challenged the leaders of his football team to be better, be accountable and bring energy in practice in the game Monday night vs. the New York Giants.

Experts taking Cowboys over Bears in critical Week 14 showdown

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Thursday night's showdown between the Dallas Cowboys (6-6) and Bears (6-6) will have a playoff-like feel to it, as both teams are jockeying for a postseason berth. The Cowboys need to keep winning in order to maintain their lead over the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC East, while the Bears have to win-out (and get some help) to stay alive over the final four weeks. If the experts are right about their predictions this week, GM Ryan Pace and the rest of the Bears organization will turn their attention to the 2020 offseason on Friday morning.

Giants-Eagles Preview

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

All the Philadelphia Eagles have to do to stop a three-game losing streak is beat a quarterback who hasn't played in three months and hasn't defeated them in three years. The Eagles (5-7) will face a familiar opponent when they host the New York Giants (2-10) on Monday night. Eli Manning is expected to make his first start since Week 2 because rookie Daniel Jones has a high ankle sprain.

Eagles sign training camp standout receiver Marken Michel to practice squad

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

The Eagles on Thursday signed preseason and training camp standout Marken Michel to their practice squad. Michel, 26, had an impressive summer in Philadelphia and was a strong contender to make the initial 53-man roster but was released at final cuts. The Eagles kept just five receivers out of training camp.

Giants ‘very likely’ to start Eli Manning after Daniel Jones ankle sprain

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Eli Manning is "very likely" to start at quarterback for the New York Giants against the Philadelphia Eagles due to Daniel Jones' injury, the team have announced. Two-time Super Bowl champion Manning, 38, began the season under center for the Giants but lost his place after Week 2 to rookie Jones, a surprise sixth overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. Jones led New York to back-to-back wins in his first two professional games, but the team have lost eight straight since, falling to 2-10.

Bill Belichick provides insight into Patriots signing DT Albert Huggins

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

The New England Patriots added depth to their defensive line this week by signing former Clemson defensive tackle Albert Huggins to their 53-man roster. Huggins is listed at 6-foot-3 and 305 pounds. Huggins spent time on the Houston Texans' practice squad earlier this season before being signed by the Philadelphia Eagles and playing in four games (and seeing snaps on both defense and special teams with Philly).

Pat Shurmur: Eli Manning ‘very likely’ to start for Giants with Daniel Jones in walking boot

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

If you've been pining for Eli Manning to return, you're in luck. New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur told media on Wednesday morning that rookie quarterback Daniel Jones will very likely miss the Giants' Monday night game against the Philadelphia Eagles and that Manning will start. Jones is in a walking boot and has a moderate high right ankle sprain, according to Shurmur, and wouldn't be able to play if New York were playing on Wednesday night.