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Nick Sirianni Counting on Veteran Leadership to Avoid Traps

PHILADELPHIA – It was silly but some were calling for Nick Sirianni’s job after a 2-5 start last season. Win No. 2 in 2022, a dominating performance on Monday Night Football against the Minnesota Vikings, has many of the same hot-take artists trumpeting Sirianni for NFL Coach of the Year. Rat poison can be obvious […]

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Eagles look like real contenders in a 24-7 demolition of Minnesota in home opener

The Eagles may have something tangible now to convert lofty expectations into a reality. It may be a week late, but it could not have come against a better opponent, the Minnesota Vikings, and in a better situation than in their home opener, and on a better platform than Monday Night Football. For the second-straight […]

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The Eagles’ secondary has some catching up to do before the season opener

The acquisition of safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson last week from the New Orleans Saints was huge news for the Eagles. It strengthened what had been perceived as a soft spot on the Eagles at safety, giving them a young, dynamic, talkative cover hybrid who often came down from the safety position to cover the slot receiver […]

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Eagles Training Camp Report: Offense Perseveres Without Top Tackles

PHILADELPHIA – Nick Sirianni mentioned the natural ebb and flow of training camp the last time we spoke to reporters and Saturday was an example of that as the offense bounced back a bit during Saturday’s “yellow practice” which went about 90 minutes in the South Philadelphia heat. The offense had struggled mightily at the […]

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Underrated Eagles to Watch this Season

Finalizing the Eagles’ 53-man roster this year will be no easy task with so much intriguing talent. With exceptional depth, it is easy to overlook certain players whether they are just role players or potential starters. Philadelphia has only started ramping things up at training camp, but some continue to impress more than expected. New […]

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Eagles Training Camp Preview: The Cornerbacks

The late addition of James Bradberry gives the Eagles one of the top cornerback trios in the NFL entering the 2022 season. Darius Slay remains the star and the CB1 while coming off one of his best seasons in 2021 en route to his fourth Pro Bowl. Slay has shown no signs of slowing down […]

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Brandon Graham Discusses His Season Outlook

Eagles defensive end and Super Bowl LII champion Brandon Graham joined JAKIB Sports “Sports Take” on Wednesday to talk about the upcoming season, new teammates, and the increased depth on the defense. As training camp approaches, Graham highlighted how the 2022 team feels special and holds the potential to make another Super Bowl run. The addition […]

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A More Comfortable DeVonta Smith is Ready for a Big Season

PHILADELPHIA – As the more proven commodity, A.J. Brown expects to get the lion’s share of attention from opposing defenses this season when it comes to the Eagles’ passing game but the new WR1 also offered up a bit of a caution flag to coordinators circling his impressive 6-foot-1, 226-pound frame. According to Brown, there […]

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Eagles are Lucky to Have Jalen Hurts as On-Field Leader

PHILADELPHIA – Football is important right up until it’s not. Jalen Hurts is the QB1 for Philadelphia’s passion and that means an obligation to meet the media on the first day of on-field OTA work open to reporters. And Hurts got all the football questions you might expect in such an environment but not before […]

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Eagles’ OTAs About Getting the Passing Game Ramped Up

PHILADELPHIA – Phase 3 of OTAs, the final portion of the Eagles’ offseason kicked off on Tuesday at the NovaCare Complex amid high expectations for what was a surprise playoff team last season in Nick Sirianni’s first go-round as an NFL head coach. The last days of work before training camp begins in late July […]

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