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‘Revenge’ is a dish best served with friends for Jalen Reagor

PHILADELPHIA – Jalen Reagor still texts every day with a number of his former Eagles teammates like DeVonta Smith, Quez Watkins, and Miles Sanders. It’s a group text among friends and football isn’t part of the equation nor is trash-talking. It’s just a bunch of guys who enjoyed each other’s company before Reagor was sent […]

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DeVonta Smith discusses rare 0-for

PHILADELPHIA – It never happened at Alabama or in his rookie season in the NFL. Sunday in Detroit, however, emerging second-year receiver DeVonta Smith was shut out. Smith was targeted four times and had a chance for at least one reception but when the full 60 minutes were drained off a 38-35 win, Smith finished […]

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Are Eagles still going to play ground-and-pound in 2022?

Nick Sirianni saved the Eagles’ season last year with a gutsy late-October decision to shake up his offense. After a 33-22 road loss to the Raiders dropped the Eagles to 2-5, Sirianni decided they were going to run the ball more. A lot more. In their first seven games, the Eagles had averaged 36.7 pass […]

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Eagles Training Camp Report: Tempers Flare and DeVonta is Back

Tempers typically flare at some point during physical football practices in the heat. The Eagles somehow made it through 10 sessions, some reaching near triple digits on the thermometer, without anything boiling over. That changed on Sunday despite things being a bit cooler at the NovaCare Complex with backup left tackle Andre Dillard being the […]

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Jalen Reagor Embraces the Challenge in Front of Him

PHILADELPHIA – It wasn’t supposed to be this way for Jalen Reagor, a dynamic playmaker in college at TCU who arrived in Philadelphia billed as the playmaker the Eagles’ offense desperately needed. The Eagles, of course, chose Reagor at No. 21 overall in the 2020 draft at the behest of the coaching staff, one spot […]

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Philadelphia Eagles with the Most to Lose

There is plenty to be excited about as the return of football has finally arrived. Philadelphia is set to embark on a season that most people believe and expect will be a memorable journey. There are still plenty of unknowns along the roster who need to shine during training camp to get valuable playing time […]

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Examining Quez Watkins’ Potential Role

After an offseason filled with intriguing moves, the wide receiver position appears to represent the most significant improvement for the Eagles. Adding A.J. Brown alongside DeVonta Smith should prove to be a considerable factor in any potential Jalen Hurts success. That said, the addition of new names to the WR room has likely changed the […]

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Eagles Training Camp Preview: The Wide Receivers

Things can change very quickly in the NFL and that describes the Eagles at wide receiver where the position went from perceived deficiency into a top-five group (per Pro Football Focus) overnight after the draft-day trade that brought A.J. Brown to Philadelphia. Brown, the talented fourth-year pro acquired for a first-round pick and a whopping […]

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Jason Avant on Jalen Hurts: ‘The best leader at quarterback that I’ve ever seen’

Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant joined JAKIB Sports “Sports Take” on Monday to discuss his career, thoughts on the team, and more. Avant grew into becoming a fan favorite because of his consistent and reliable performances as a receiver in Philadelphia. He played eight seasons with the Eagles where he compiled 3,646 receiving […]

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Will A.J. Brown or DeVonta Smith have the Better Season?

Howie Roseman and the Philadelphia Eagles have had a busy off- Better Season. Specifically, the wide receiver group was one of the largest concerns over the last number of seasons. The Eagles’ wide receiver corps has gone from being one of the most disappointing and underwhelming groups in the NFL to a real threat with […]

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