The Early Lead: Philadelphia Eagles


Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 12/22/2013

NFC East division title comes down to Philadelphia at Dallas

Chip Kelly plans to play starters against Chicago Bears, although the Week 17 game is the one that matters.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:42 PM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, NFC East, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 12/08/2013

Snow games steal the show in NFL

In Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington and Green Bay, winter weather is doing its thing.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:24 PM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Calvin Johnson has a career day in Detroit Lions’ win over Dallas Cowboys

Week 8 featured Johnson’s 329 receiving yards, the 8-0 Kansas City Chiefs and numerous injuries.

By Kelyn Soong  |  03:08 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  calvin johnson, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Jason Campbell, Kansas City Chiefs, Michael Vick, New York Giants, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 10/18/2013

Michael Vick says Nick Foles will start in Eagles-Cowboys game

You’ve never seen two NFL quarterbacks express more love for one another than these two.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:57 AM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Vick, Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 10/08/2013

Eagles quarterback Michael Vick limited in Tuesday's practice

Vick suffered a hamstring injury against the New York Giants on Sunday. A injury update will be released Wednesday.

By Kelyn Soong  |  03:24 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chip Kelly, hamstring injury, Michael Vick, New York Giants, NFL, Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 10/07/2013

Michael Vick likely to miss game against Tampa Bay

Nick Foles filled in ably when quarterback was injured in second quarter Sunday.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:02 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Vick, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Michael Vick: Eagles will show Redskins “something like you’ve never seen before”

Just what kind of up-tempo game Chip Kelly has in mind will be revealed on "Monday Night Football."

By Cindy Boren  |  08:58 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chip Kelly, Michael Vick, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 08/06/2013

Riley Cooper returns to Eagles (updated)

Wide receiver went to counseling after racial slur came to light last week.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:51 AM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Riley Cooper

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 08/02/2013

Riley Cooper excused from all Eagles' activities

Wide receiver will undergo counseling after racial slur came to light Wednesday.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:39 PM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Riley Cooper

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 08/01/2013

Riley Cooper will get "outside assistance," Eagles say

Team also fined wide receiver for racial slur.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:37 PM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Riley Cooper

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 08/01/2013

Riley Cooper apologizes for racial slur; Michael Vick forgives him

Eagles try to move forward after a nasty video goes viral.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:21 AM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Vick, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Riley Cooper

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Donovan McNabb officially retires as an Eagle (updated)

Former QB will sign a one-day contract and hang it up today.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:07 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Donovan McNabb, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Nnamdi Asomugha released by Eagles

Cornerback had two disappointing seasons after signing as a top free agent in 2011.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:14 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Nnamdi Asomugha, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Michael Vick cancels book tour after death threats

Eagles quarterback and his family have received "credible threats of violence."

By Cindy Boren  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Vick, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 02/20/2013

NFL logos, redesigned with a wee bit of Britain

It's jolly good amusement to re-imagine the 32 team names and logos.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:56 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Michael Vick re-signs with Philadelphia Eagles

Will the quarterback flourish under the new head coach, Chip Kelly?

By Cindy Boren  |  12:03 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Vick, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Eagles hire Chip Kelly to coach

Oregon coach will see if he can install a high-octane offense in Philadelphia.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:20 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chip Kelly, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Andy Reid, Chiefs on verge of a deal, reports say

Former Eagles coach may be first of this year's fired coaches to find a new job.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:59 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 12/31/2012

Andy Reid fired by Eagles

Two disappointing seasons spelled the end for the NFL's longest-tenured coach in Philadelphia.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:36 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 12/30/2012

Andy Reid out in Philly, reports say

The Eagles will reportedly part ways with their long-time head coach after a disappointing season.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:27 PM ET, 12/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, NFC East, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 12/26/2012

Michael Vick says this start isn't an audition

Despite what he says, this is likely to be his last game for the Eagles. Which means he'll be trying to impress other teams.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:42 AM ET, 12/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, Michael Vick, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 12/20/2012

Andy Reid preparing for Philly finale?

The Eagles' last home game of a dismal season may just be their coach's in the Linc, as well.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:04 AM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 12/19/2012

LeSean McCoy will start; Vick to be the No. 3 QB

The Philadelphia Eagles' running back has recovered sufficiently from the concussion he suffered Nov. 18.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:33 PM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 12/17/2012

Steroids found in room of Andy Reid's son

There's no sign that the son of the Philadelphia Eagles' coach was distributing the drugs to anyone else, authorities say.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:06 PM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 12/03/2012

Tony Romo breaks Troy Aikman's record, but wants more wins

Tony Romo has thrown more touchdown passes for the Dallas Cowboys than even the vaunted Troy Aikman, but he's focused on victories.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:02 AM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Tony Romo

Posted at 07:07 AM ET, 12/03/2012

Bob Costas speaks out on gun control after Jovan Belcher murder-suicide

In his halftime commentary, Bob Costas stirs up controversy by advocating stronger gun-control laws.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:07 AM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Jason Babin released by Eagles

Eagles start their roster shakeup by cutting defensive end Jason Babin.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:22 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Babin, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 11/27/2012

DeSean Jackson out for season with broken ribs

Andy Reid reportedly will coach the team Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys, but the Eagles have lost DeSean Jackson for the rest of the season.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:06 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 11/27/2012

Cam Newton has a vintage game at Eagles' expense

cam Newton busts out of his disappointing season with a stellar performance in his "Monday Night Football" debut.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:27 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Andy Reid says quitting would be a cop out

Despite the Philadelphia Eagles' struggles, Andy Reid has no intention of stepping down as coach.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:30 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Alex Smith, Jay Cutler working their way back from concussions

With a big NFC game looming Monday night, Alex Smith and Jay Cutler are trying to recover from concussions they suffered last week.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:45 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Michael Vick says he had serious heart-to-heart with Marcus

After Marcus Vick's Twitter tirade during the Philadelphia Eagles' game Monday, Michael Vick says it won't happen again.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:07 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Andy Reid and the trick play that didnt save the Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles and Michael Vick trip up again in loss to New Orleans. If only that trick play had worked ...

By Cindy Boren  |  01:14 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Marcus Vick doesnt want to see Michael Vick with brain problems by the time he 45

Michael Vick absorbed seven more sacks in Monday's loss to the Saints and left his brother, Marcus, begging for Philadelphia to trade him.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:17 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 10/31/2012

Andy Reid will stick with Michael Vick as Eagles’ starter

Eagles Coach Andy Reid is sticking with Michael Vick.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:04 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 10/30/2012

Donovan McNabb supports Michael Vick as Eagles’ starter

No stranger to Philadelphia or quarterback controversy, Donovan McNabb comes to Michael Vick's defense, says there are bigger issues with the Eagles.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:53 AM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Vick, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 10/29/2012

Michael Vick would “support” a QB change if Andy Reid made one

After three straight losses, Eagles quarterback sounds resigned to his impending benching.

By Matt Brooks  |  12:11 PM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Vick, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 10/16/2012

Is Michael Vick the next to lose his job in Philly?

After firing his defensive coordinator, will Andy Reid try to fix his turnover-prone offense by benching Michael Vick?

By Cindy Boren  |  11:39 AM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 10/16/2012

Andy Reid fires Eagles defensive coordinator Juan Castillo

Andy Reid indeed tears things up during the Eagles' bye week, firing defensive coordinator Juan Castillo.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:54 AM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Eagles Coach Andy Reid says he may “tear things apart” during bye week

As the Eagles head into their bye week, Andy Reid says he's ready to "tear things apart."

By Cindy Boren  |  03:28 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Lions, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Steelers’ Troy Polamalu, James Harrison expected to play

Troy Polamalu, James Harrison are expected to play Sunday as the Steelers try to avert a 1-3 start..

By Cindy Boren  |  03:06 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Eagles look like Michael Vick’s vision, Andy Reid’s icing attempt aside

Andy Reid's attempt at icing the kicker can't undo the work that Michael Vick and the Eagles did against the Giants.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:58 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Vick, New York Giants, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Ahmad Bradshaw will start Sunday, with Andre Brown No. 2

Ahmad Bradshaw will start for New York Giants, dropping Andre Brown to the No. 2 running back.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:24 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Giants, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles