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  Eagles | Will not select Landon Collins    Sun Apr 26, 06:39 PM

Alabama SS Landon Collins will not be taken by the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL Draft, according to team sources.

Footballguys view: Well alrighty then. Collins should be a first-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft, but it sounds like the Eagles aren't going to take him. Collins is an in-the-box thumper who can intimidate opponents. He can shut down the run with force, and he does a fantastic job of diagnosing plays as they unfold in front of him. Collins will likely struggle in coverage at the pro level.

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  Eagles | Three UConn players work out    Sat Apr 25, 02:39 AM

Connecticut CB Byron Jones, WR Geremy Davis and DT B.J. McBryde all worked out for the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday, April 24.

Footballguys view: Jones is the player to watch here, and he could certainly be an option for the Eagles with the 20th-overall pick in the first round. He has great size for the position, measuring in at 6'1" 200 pounds. Jones is instinctive and has the ability to break up passes consistently. He's not an elite athlete, leading some to think that a switch to free safety might be in his future. Either way, Jones can make plays and will likely be a top-40 pick in the 2015 NFL draft.

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  Eagles | Philly pursuing Marcus Mariota?    Fri Apr 24, 05:54 PM

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota could be selected by the Philadelphia Eagles if the team could make trades with the Cleveland Browns and Tennessee Titans, according to one draft rumor.

Footballguys view: Of course they're looking to add Mariota. The rumor states the Eagles would trade QB Sam Bradford to the Browns for the 19th overall pick, then the Eagles would trade DT Fletcher Cox, LB Mychal Kendricks, the 19th overall pick and the 20th overall pick to the Titans for the second overall pick where they would select Mariota.

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  Eagles | PHI rescinds Chris Polk's tender    Fri Apr 24, 05:28 PM

Philadelphia Eagles restricted free-agent RB Chris Polk's tender offer has been rescinded by the Eagles, according to a source. Polk will become an unrestricted free agent and allowed to sign with any team.

Footballguys view: There are $1.54 million reasons the Eagles did this. With DeMarco Murray, Darren Sproles, and Ryan Mathews in the house, there was no need for Polk at that price. Someone will take a shot with him though may have to earn a roster spot in camp.

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  Eagles | Sam Bradford contract talks are dormant    Thu Apr 23, 04:07 PM

Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford has reportedly not had meaningful contract talks regarding an extension. Bradford is in the final year of his rookie deal. The quarterback is open to signing an extension if he is not traded.

Footballguys view: Zero surprise here. We'd be surprised if Bradford is even with the team after the draft. They could move him in order to maneuver in the first round...or they could keep him and start him Week 1. Even if Bradford sticks around, he needs to prove that he can stay healthy before the Eagles (or any team) would be willing to invest in him with a long-term deal.

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  Eagles | Alani Fua visits    Thu Apr 23, 02:58 AM

BYU OLB Alani Fua visited the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday, April 22.

Footballguys view: Fua is a versatile player who can rush the passer from multiple spots on defense. He lacks power to be a consistent run-stuffer, but he can cover better than a lot of other linebackers in this class. He could be a fifth-round pick in the draft.

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  Eagles | No contract talks with Sam Bradford    Thu Apr 23, 01:52 AM

The Philadelphia Eagles and QB Sam Bradford have yet to make significant progress on a contract extension sparking speculation the quarterback might be traded again, although head coach Chip Kelly insists Bradford won't be used as a bargaining chip.

Footballguys view: We're not even sure that Bradford is going to be with the Eagles after the draft. Even if he's the Week 1 starter for the Eagles, there's no telling whether or not he can stay healthy. His college and pro careers have both been marred by numerous injuries. Bradford isn't worth investing in long term unless he can prove that staying healthy is no longer a problem.

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  Eagles | Tim Tebow officially signs    Mon Apr 20, 03:51 PM

Free-agent QB Tim Tebow (Patriots) officially signed a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, April 20. Financial terms were undisclosed.

Footballguys view: It will be a bit surprising if Tebow actually makes the final roster. It will certainly give us a lot to talk about between now and then.

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  Eagles | Phillip Dorsett visiting Philadelphia    Sun Apr 19, 11:09 PM

Miami (Fla.) WR Phillip Dorsett is visiting the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, April 20, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Dorsett can absolutely fly down the field, and he plays a lot like former Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson. In addition to blazing speed (4.29 40-yard dash), Dorsett has amazing footwork that helps him create separation from defenders before his break on the route and after the catch. He's still somewhat raw as a route-runner, but Dorsett has enough natural ability--and oh yeah, SPEED--for teams to see him as a second-round pick in the draft.

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  Eagles | Tim Tebow to sign with Philadelphia    Sun Apr 19, 07:39 PM

Free-agent QB Tim Tebow (Patriots) is expected to sign a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, April 20.

Footballguys view: Oh boy, here we go again. Tebow flamed out with the Denver Broncos and the New York Jets before getting a shot with the New England Patriots in 2013. He didn't make the team, and Tebow was out of football last year. Tebow has been working diligently to improve his throwing motion and footwork as a passer. Those close to him say that he looks better than ever when throwing the ball. We say that's aawesome, but Tebow needs to work in a system that is simple. Fortunately for him, Chip Kelly's offense in Philadelphia is not exactly complex. We'll be shocked if he makes the final roster, but it's going to be an interesting and wild ride with Tebow back in the league.

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  Eagles | Joe Okafor visits    Fri Apr 17, 03:09 AM

Lamar DT Joe Okafor met with the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, April 16.

Footballguys view: A former Oklahoma State Cowboy, Okafor transferred to Lamar a couple of years ago. He had an impressive pro day, and Okafor could be a good five technique on the defensive line as a rotational player. He's a late-round pick or priority free agent.

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  Eagles | Cedric Thornton re-signs    Mon Apr 13, 04:34 PM

Philadelphia Eagles restricted free-agent DE Cedric Thornton re-signed to a one-year contract Monday, April 13. Financial terms were undisclosed.

Footballguys view: Thornton has been a starter for the Eagles over the last two years. He'll continue to be one of their best run-stuffers in the trenches this season.

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  Eagles | Donovan Smith brought in    Mon Apr 13, 06:47 AM

Penn State OT Donovan Smith was brought in for a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles, according to a team source.

Footballguys view: Smith is a powerful run-blocker who can control his man at the point of attack. He lacks the athleticism to play tackle in the NFL, and he may be a better fit inside at guard. Smith should be a third-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft.

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  Eagles | La'el Collins visits    Fri Apr 10, 04:08 PM

Louisiana State OT La'el Collins met with the Philadelphia Eagles earlier this week, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Collins is a more of a mauler than a finesse tackle, which would fit in just fine with the Eagles mode of attack on offense.

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  Eagles | PHI interested in Breshad Perriman    Wed Apr 8, 12:42 PM

Central Florida WR Breshad Perriman is scheduled to meet with the Philadelphia Eagles before the 2015 NFL Draft, according to sources.

Footballguys view: At 6'2" 215 pounds, Perriman is more explosive than other receivers his size. He can get off the line of scrimmage quickly and cleanly, and Perriman does a good job maintaining his speed out of the break. He's raw as a route-runner, but his physical skill set make him an intriguing option for teams in the late first or early second round. Perriman's speed and big-play ability would be an interesting fit for the Eagles' high-powered offense.

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  Eagles | Cedric Peerman visits    Wed Apr 8, 12:09 PM

Free-agent RB Cedric Peerman (Bengals) recently met with the Philadelphia Eagles, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Peerman is--and has always been--a super versatile player who can contribute as a runner or receiver out of the backfield. The Eagles have a stacked running back corps led by DeMarco Murray with Ryan Mathews and Darren Sproles behind him. Peerman would mostly be a special teams player if added to the Eagles roster.

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  Eagles | Add two players    Tue Apr 7, 04:13 PM

Free-agents CB E.J. Biggers (Redskins) and WR Seyi Ajirotutu (Chargers) signed one-year contracts with the Philadelphia Eagles Tuesday, April 7. Financial terms were undisclosed.

Footballguys view: Biggers can line up as a slot corner, but he can also play safety if called upon. Ajirotutu has good length and speed, but he's never done a whole lot during his pro career. He'll likely be used mostly on special teams.

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  Eagles | E.J. Biggers visiting Philadelphia    Tue Apr 7, 08:41 AM

Free-agent CB E.J. Biggers (Redskins) will visit the Philadelphia Eagles Tuesday, April 7.

Footballguys view: The Eagles are looking for a replacement for Bradley Fletcher who signed with the Patriots last month. Biggers spent the last two seasons with Washington after starting his career with the Buccaneers. He's a utility man who can line up as a reserve corner or at safety if need be.

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  Eagles | Jordan Matthews to have bigger role    Fri Apr 3, 01:52 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jordan Matthews said the team won't really have a designated No. 1 receiver in place to replace the production that will be lost with WR Jeremy Maclin signing with the Kansas City Chiefs. 'People ask me about being the No. 1 wide receiver; Forget it,' Matthews said. 'I want us to be a receiving corps. That's what I want it to be.' Matthews was the team's second leading receiver in 2014 with 67 catches for 872 yards and eight touchdowns as the slot receiver. Matthews is likely to play more in 2015 and on the outside.

Footballguys view: Head coach Chip Kelly said he sees Matthews playing 'a lot of different spots.' Kelly is confident in Matthews and WR Josh Huff, and TE Zach Ertz and RB Darren Sproles could be used more in the passing game.

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  Eagles | Philadelphia works out Nelson Agholor     Thu Apr 2, 09:33 PM

Former USC WR Nelson Agholor worked out of for the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday, April 2, and Sheil Kapadia of Bird 24/7 believes Agholor will rank highly on the Eagles' draft board.

Footballguys view: Agholor is impressive after the catch. He gets off the line quickly, and he does a good job of looking in deep passes over his shoulder. Agholor does have a problem against bigger, more physical corners, and that's why we consider him more of a WR2--and not a WR1--at the pro level.

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  Eagles | Miles Austin signs with Eagles    Mon Mar 30, 05:27 PM

Free-agent WR Miles Austin (Browns) signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, March 30. The deal is worth $2.3 million with $700,000 available in incentives, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Austin gives the Eagles veteran depth at the wide receiver position. That's something they've looked for since losing Jeremy Maclin (Chiefs) in free agency. Austin will compete for a reserve spot behind starters Jordan Matthews and Riley Cooper. We should see the Eagles draft a wide receiver as well.

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  Eagles | DeMeco Ryans to be ready for camp    Mon Mar 30, 04:57 PM

Philadelphia Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans (Achilles') said he will be ready for training camp in July after coming back from his second torn Achilles' tendon since 2010.

Footballguys view: He will likely skip the organized team activities and minicamp, however. Ryans said he is right on schedule in his rehab after missing the final nine games of 2014.

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  Eagles | Sam Bradford considered quitting    Mon Mar 30, 01:59 PM

Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford (knee) considered quitting football after he suffered his second torn anterior cruciate ligament but was talked out of the idea by former college coach Josh Heupel. Heupel said Bradford is one of the most competitive players he has coached and that Bradford wants to come back and prove himself.

Footballguys view: Bradford has talked about his frustration in coming back from multiple injuries before. Even though that's the case, this revelation about considering retirement does raise some red flags. The Eagles seem to be excited about Bradford's fit in the offense, but who knows if there's any plans to later trade him. Stay tuned.

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  Eagles | Miles Austin likely headed to Philly    Mon Mar 30, 11:41 AM

Updating an earlier report, free-agent WR Miles Austin (Browns) will likely sign with the Philadelphia Eagles this week if all goes well with his physical, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Austin is not the same player he used to be, but he could give the Eagles valuable veteran depth. They are looking for help at the position since they lost Jeremy Maclin (Chiefs) in free agency.

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  Eagles | Miles Austin to visit Eagles    Mon Mar 30, 10:53 AM

Free-agent WR Miles Austin (Browns) will visit the Philadelphia Eagles this week.

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  Eagles | Philly high on Sam Bradford    Wed Mar 25, 04:46 PM

Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford was valued high by head coach Chip Kelly and owner Jeffrey Lurie before they traded for him this offseason. Lurie said this week that the Eagles evaluated Bradford as 'the best young quarterback we'd seen... probably since Peyton Manning coming out of college' leading up to the 2010 NFL Draft. Offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, who worked with Bradford while with the St. Louis Rams, was maybe the strongest advocate of Bradford before the trade went down.

Footballguys view: Bradford ran a spread offense in college at Oklahoma, and he's a better fit for Chip Kelly's system than Nick Foles was. If healthy (big if), Bradford has the intermediate accuracy to work well in this style of offense.

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  Eagles | Chip Kelly favors one-cut runners    Wed Mar 25, 09:58 AM

The Philadelphia Eagles traded RB LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills because head coach Chip Kelly desires a one-cut running back, according to Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie. Lurie praised McCoy as a player, but the move was not financially driven. Kelly felt he could garner more production from a different running back or two. Lurie used the term 'power spread' on multiple occasions to describe Kelly's offense.

Footballguys view: The Eagles now have an incredible group of running backs to work with. DeMarco Murray, Darren Sproles and Ryan Mathews figure to share the workload.

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  Eagles | Evan Mathis might be dealt    Mon Mar 23, 11:55 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles might release OG Evan Mathis if they cannot find a trade partner, according to a source close to the situation.

Footballguys view: Mathis was on the trade block last year as well. He carries cap numbers of $6.5 and $7 million over the next two years. Only $2 million of Mathis' remaining contract is guaranteed from his signing bonus, so the Eagles would save $11.5 million over the next two seasons if they cut him.

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  Eagles | Connor Barwin restructured    Wed Mar 18, 07:21 PM

Philadelphia Eagles LB Connor Barwin reworked his 2015 deal Wednesday, March 18. His 2015 salary ($6.4 million) is now guaranteed, and he'll make $3 million in 2016.

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  Eagles | Bryan Braman restructures    Wed Mar 18, 02:35 AM

Philadelphia Eagles LB Bryan Braman has restructured his contract. Braman reduced his base salary from $1.2 million to $745,000. In exchange, the team extended his contract for an additional year and will pay him $900,000 in 2016.

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  Eagles | Benardrick McKinney to visit    Tue Mar 17, 07:45 AM

Mississippi State LB Benardrick McKinney will visit the Philadelphia Eagles in advance of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Footballguys view: McKinney is an aggressive player who can sniff out the run. He is a sound tackler and does a good job of forcefully bringing down an opponent. McKinney has the speed to be used as a blitzer, although he lacks the elite athleticism to be used much in coverage. At the very least, McKinney is a good two-down player in the NFL.

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  Eagles | Matt Barkley available in trade    Tue Mar 17, 07:37 AM

Philadelphia Eagles QB Matt Barkley is on the trading block, according to those close to the team. The Eagles will likely go with a combination of QB Sam Bradford and QB Mark Sanchez.

Footballguys view: LOL. Barkley would fetch a bag of footballs in a trade. He was a fourth-round pick a couple of years ago, and Barkley has failed to impress any time he's been on the field. There's nothing to see here with his future or potential. We doubt any team would be duped into trading for him.

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  Eagles | No plans to sign Tim Tebow    Mon Mar 16, 05:46 PM

Free-agent QB Tim Tebow (Patriots) worked out with the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, March 16, but the Eagles have no imminent plans to sign him after his workout.

Footballguys view: We're kind of shocked Tebow got a workout since he's not invited to the NFL veteran combine on Sunday. Tebow would be an interesting fit in Chip Kelly's system. It's similar to the scheme he ran in college at Florida where he finished his Gators career as the most accurate quarterback in SEC history.

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  Eagles | PHI confident in young receivers    Mon Mar 16, 05:37 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WRs Jordan Matthews and Josh Huff will forcibly have increased roles in 2015 with the departure of WR Jeremy Maclin to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Philadelphia staff is reportedly confident enough in the development of the two receivers, as well as second-year TE Zach Ertz.

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  Eagles | Sam Bradford to be traded?    Mon Mar 16, 03:15 PM

Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford is still the subject of trade speculation as coaches attending the West Virginia University Pro Day posited that Bradford could be traded to the Tennessee Titans in exchange for the second overall pick in the NFL Draft this year.

Footballguys view: Now why would the Eagles want to move up in the draft? It's no mystery, they're after Marcus Mariota (Oregon). Even though Chip Kelly said there was no interest in moving up for his former college quarterback, we don't believe him for a second. Kelly needs to find a quarterback who can run his system, and Mariota is that guy.

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  Eagles | Nelson Agholor expected to visit Eagles    Fri Mar 13, 09:44 PM

Former University of Southern California WR Nelson Agholor said that he is visiting the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, March 15.

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  Eagles | DeMarco Murray's deal is official    Thu Mar 12, 07:13 PM

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles RB DeMarco Murray's five-year deal is official. The deal is worth $42 million with $21 million guaranteed.

Footballguys view: Chip Kelly seems to indicate he isn't giving Murray a full load but let's be honest - this is a situation where you are paying a guy a ton of cash so he'll get the ball. Murray is worth a first round pick but don't go nuts and grab him in the top 3. There are too many pitfalls for that, including the presence of Ryan Mathews and Darren Sproles...and oh yeah, Murray's monstrous workload from 2014.

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  Eagles | Ryan Mathews will sign with PHI    Thu Mar 12, 04:48 PM

Free-agent RB Ryan Mathews (Chargers) will indeed sign with the Philadelphia Eagles, according to a source.

Footballguys view: How this shakes out is anyone's guess with DeMarco Murray in the house as well. Well, unless you are a fantasy owner in which case this sounds complicated. It's hard to imagine that Murray was signed with the intent of splitting carries, but recall that prior to 2014, Murray was often hurt--as was Mathews. Chip Kelly might just be playing the odds and protecting himself.

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  Eagles | Working to trade Evan Mathis    Thu Mar 12, 02:14 PM

Philadelphia Eagles OG Evan Mathis may be traded, as the team is working to move him according to league sources.

Footballguys view: The Eagles are one of the most active teams this offseason. Chip Kelly has full control of personnel, and he is assembling this team in his vision.

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  Eagles | DeMarco Murray expected contract terms    Thu Mar 12, 01:32 PM

Updating a previous report, free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) is expected to sign a five-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles that will pay $42 million with $21 million guaranteed.

Footballguys view: That is a richer contract than most anyone expected on the open market...even for a superstar like Murray.

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  Eagles | DeMarco Murray expected to join Eagles    Thu Mar 12, 01:06 PM

Updating previous reports, free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) is fully expected to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles if all goes well with his visit.

Footballguys view: Wow. Just wow. The Eagles snare a superstar back from a division rival. They traded away LeSean McCoy to the Bills, and now they get an upgrade in Murray. Unlike McCoy, Murray won't dance in the backfield. His straight-ahead style will be a great fit for Chip Kelly's inside/outside zone-read offense.

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  Eagles | Ryan Mathews yet to sign with Philly    Thu Mar 12, 12:17 PM

Free-agent RB Ryan Mathews (Chargers) agreed to a deal with the Philadelphia Eagles Wednesday, March 11, but he hasn't signed it yet.

Footballguys view: We'll see if Mathews wants to play second fiddle behind DeMarco Murray. Stay tuned.

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  Eagles | DeMarco Murray to visit Philly    Wed Mar 11, 11:12 PM

Free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) will meet with officials of the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday, March 12, according to a league source.

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  Eagles | Philly confident in Sam Bradford    Wed Mar 11, 05:18 PM

Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford has confidence from the coaching staff that he can be their starting quarterback moving forward. 'I think he's got an outstanding skill set,' head coach Chip Kelly said. 'He's a big, strong, physical quarterback. He's over 6-4, he's 240 pounds, he's smart, he's intelligent. He's one of the most accurate throwers when you see him throw the football. I think he's smart; I think he's wired right.' Kelly also emphasized the fact that offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur worked with Bradford for a year with the St. Louis Rams, and he vouched for the oft-injured quarterback.

Footballguys view: All of that only matters if Bradford can stay healthy, which has been an issues, including tearing the same ACL twice in the last two years. It is interesting the Kelly focused on Bradford's "wiring", which emphasizes the importance of decision-making in his offense. Bradford certainly has a lot higher fantasy ceiling on the Eagles than he did on the Rams, but he is still only an upside QBBC pick for the second half of drafts.

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  Eagles | Sam Bradford has been throwing    Wed Mar 11, 05:00 PM

Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford said he has been participating in a throwing program for a few weeks now.

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  Eagles | DeMarco Murray contacted by Sam Bradford    Wed Mar 11, 04:48 PM

Free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) has been contacted by new Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford in hopes of Murray joining the Eagles. Bradford and Murray were teammates and even roommates at the University of Oklahoma.

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  Eagles | DeMarco Murray interested in Philly    Wed Mar 11, 04:17 PM

Free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) is interested in signing with the Philadelphia Eagles, and he called head coach Chip Kelly personally. Murray is familiar with the spread offense from college, and he was new Eagles QB Sam Bradford's roommate in college, too.

Footballguys view: Murray could be a great fantasy back in Philadelphia with a smaller workload than he got last year in Dallas, but the Eagles need to be convinced to spend the money he is asking for. There's still a chance that Murray ends up in Oakland or back in Dallas.

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  Eagles | Philly still pursuing DeMarco Murray    Wed Mar 11, 02:23 PM

Free-agent RB DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) is still being pursued by the Philadelphia Eagles, even though they just signed RB Ryan Mathews.

Footballguys view: This could be coming from Murray's camp to drive up his price, but Chris Polk got a low tender from the team, so it's feasible that they would be looking to add two running backs in free agency. The addition of over 10 million dollars to the books in the form of Sam Bradford's salary might put the kibosh on the Eagles getting into any bidding war for Murray's services.

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  Eagles | Ryan Mathews agrees with Eagles    Wed Mar 11, 02:04 PM

Free-agent RB Ryan Mathews (Chargers) has agreed to terms with the Philadelphia Eagles on a three-year, $11.5 million deal Wednesday, March 11, according to a source. The deal includes $5 million in guarantees.

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  Eagles | Eagles getting offers for Sam Bradford    Wed Mar 11, 01:48 PM

Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford is still getting interest from other teams, as head coach Chip Kelly said a team offered him a first-round pick for Bradford this morning.

Footballguys view: Kelly could be inventing this, trying to set a market for Bradford as part of a trade up for Mariota, or just telling the truth and showing how much he and at least one other team value Bradford. His press conference today showed that he's ready to handle the media in such a way that they are left with more questions than answers, a la Bill Belichick.

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