Wes Hopkins, 10-year safety for Eagles, has died
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wes Hopkins, a 10-year safety with the Philadelphia Eagles and 1985 All-Pro, has died. He was 57.
The team announced his death Friday. No cause was given.
Hopkins spent his entire NFL career in Philadelphia, starting 125 games. Hopkins ranks fifth on the franchise's all-time interceptions list with 30 and is tied for third in games played among defensive backs with 137.
A second-round draft pick in 1983, Hopkins was a member of SMU's 2018 Hall of Fame induction class.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kevin Hart laughed as he tried to floss dance with a kid as they were both egged on by rapper Meek Mill. Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie awkwardly waved his arms around the way any 60-something-year-old man would attempting to look hip next to star entertainers.
This postseason potpourri of comic, ex-con and champion unfolded on the sideline of another 76ers' romp.
Mill, the Philadelphia-born rapper released from prison only hours earlier, snagged the Game 5 headlines.
Daryl Bell: Still no White House invitation for the Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Eagles’ fans shouldn’t be disappointed that the Super Bowl LII champions have not been formally invited to the White House for a meeting with President Donald Trump. The Trump way of handing out invitations is not an exact science. In other words, there isn’t a sense of urgency.
Eagles get hero’s welcome after winning 1st Super Bowl title
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fresh off their first Super Bowl title, the Philadelphia Eagles arrived home to a hero's welcome Monday afternoon, hours after overjoyed fans mobbed the streets in a sometimes unruly victory celebration nearly 60 years in the making.
Hundreds of fans greeted the team's plane at Philadelphia International Airport, cheering wildly and singing "Fly Eagles Fly" as Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie emerged with the Lombardi Trophy.
Wentz keeps feelings to himself after Eagles win without him
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Perhaps there will come a time when Carson Wentz wants to talk about having to watch the Philadelphia Eagles win their first Super Bowl.
For the man expected to be the next franchise quarterback for the Eagles, it wasn't going to be the moments after Nick Foles led a 41-33 win over Tom Brady and the New England Patriots on Sunday night.
AP PHOTOS: Eagles beat Patriots in a thrilling Super Bowl
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles won an epic shootout over the Patriots to win the franchise's first Super Bowl.
Nick Foles was able to outscore Tom Brady, and the backup quarterback led a pressure-packed 75-yard drive to the winning touchdown to Zach Ertz with just over two minutes left.
Then a defense that had been shredded throughout the second half made two final stands to win 41-33.
Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie is quietly influential with peers
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Jeffrey Lurie danced like nobody was watching after the Philadelphia Eagles won both of their playoff games.
Video cameras in the locker room recorded his awkward moves for millions of viewers, but the team's longtime owner will be happy to lead a giant dance party if the Eagles beat the New England Patriots on Sunday to capture the first Super Bowl title in franchise history.
The Latest: Eagles owner Lurie winds down by taking in movie
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest from Super Bowl media night (all times local):
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Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie spent Monday at the movies to get away from his own "intensity."
The team arrived in Minnesota for the Super Bowl on Sunday. With no media requirements until Monday night, Lurie went to see the film "Molly's Game."
The Philadelphia Eagles are enroute to Minnesota, where just one more game stands between them and Super Bowl bling.
NFL unites during national anthems league-wide after president Trump’s attack on players
From players, coaches, executives and even owners interlocking arms to one team's decision to remain in the locker room and another opting to wear t-shirts saying "I'm with Kap" to one singer kneeling at the conclusion of his own national anthem, the NFL delivered a unified message Sunday following President Donald Trump's divisive calls throughout the weekend for teams to fire protesting players and fans to boycott games where protests occur.
Longtime Eagles executive Jim Gallagher dies at 88
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles executive Jim Gallagher has died after spending almost a half-century with the team. He was 88.
The team said he died Friday but did not give other details.
Gallagher joined the Eagles in 1949 and retired in 1995. He was named personnel director in 1957 and later was public relations director, sales and marketing director, alumni relations director and traveling secretary.
Doug Pederson makes all the right calls in coaching debut
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The other Philadelphia Eagles' rookie under the microscope had an impressive debut, too.
Coach Doug Pederson made all the right calls in his first game in charge, including his bold decision to promote Carson Wentz in the first place.
Wentz stole the spotlight with an outstanding performance against the Browns, but Pederson helped make it happen. His game plan was excellent and it gave Wentz an opportunity to shine.
Former Eagles coach Marion Campbell dies at 87
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Eagles coach Marion Campbell, who played on Philadelphia's last NFL championship team in 1960, has died. He was 87.
The team announced late Sunday that Campbell died Wednesday in Plano, Texas. Campbell, a two-way player and two-time Pro Bowl pick, played for the Eagles from 1956-61. He spent his first two NFL seasons with San Francisco.
Campbell, nicknamed "Swamp Fox," served as defensive coordinator under Dick Vermeil from 1977-82. He...