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Zech McPhearson honored as NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

PHILADELPHIA – For the first time in 13 seasons, the Eagles had the NFC’s Special Teams Player of the Week on Kickoff Weekend. Backup cornerback Zech McPhearson was honored for sniffing out a Detroit onside kick gamble in the third quarter and his excellent coverage skills in Sunday’s win over the Lions. For his efforts, […]

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Nick Sirianni confirms torn ACL for Derek Barnett

PHILADELPHIA – Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni confirmed that defensive end Derek Barnett tore the ACL in his left knee during Sunday’s win over Detroit, a season-ending injury for the veteran defensive end. Barnett, the team’s first-round pick in 2017, never lived up to that promise but he is a well-regarded member of the DE […]

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Patrick Johnson is among few brights spots in preseason blowout loss to Dolphins

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Patrick Johnson was no sure thing to make the Eagles, especially after the team drafted the athletic Kyron Johnson in the sixth round back in April. The thought entering training camp was that the Eagles could only keep one backup to star pass rusher Haason Reddick at the SAM linebacker overhang […]

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Eagles Training Camp Preview: The Edge Rushers

With added talent better equipped for Jonathan Gannon’s defensive vision, the Eagles made a tweak to their coaching staff in the offseason, splitting their front seven talent into three different meeting rooms: the edge rushers are now working with Jeremiah Washburn, the interior defensive linemen are being tutored by Tracy Rocker and the off-ball linebackers […]

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Taking the Temperature on the Eagles’ 2021 Draft Class

Draft PHILADELPHIA – NFL coaches will often tell you that the most improvement from the typical player will come between Years 1 and 2 of their professional careers after things settle down a bit for them and they become more comfortable both on and off the field after what can be a whirlwind of life […]

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