Eagles’ Wentz out for Sunday with stress fracture in back
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz's back injury will sideline him for Sunday's game at the Los Angeles Rams.
With the Eagles' No. 1 quarterback out, Nick Foles gets another opportunity to rescue the team he led to a Super Bowl victory last season.
The Eagles moved Wentz from doubtful to out on the injury list Saturday.
Eagles trade 3rd-round pick to Lions for Golden Tate
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Golden Tate is bringing his show to Philadelphia.
The Eagles acquired the 30-year-old wide receiver nicknamed "Showtime" from the Detroit Lions for a 2019 third-round draft pick on Tuesday. Tate has 44 catches for 517 yards and three touchdowns this season.
He joins Alshon Jeffery, Nelson Agholor and Jordan Matthews, giving Carson Wentz another target to go along with tight ends Zach Ertz and Dallas Goedert.
Foles shows off catching skills, Eagles beat Falcons 18-12
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Foles could end up playing a new position when Carson Wentz comes back if he keeps this up.
Foles caught another pass in a clutch spot to spark a sputtering offense that looked out of sync and the defense picked up right where it left off last time it faced Atlanta.
AP Source: Eagles promote Mike Groh to offensive coordinator
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles will promote Mike Groh from wide receivers coach to offensive coordinator, according to a person familiar with the decision.
Running backs coach Duce Staley, who also interviewed for the offensive coordinator position, will add assistant head coach to his title. Press Taylor will replace John DeFilippo as quarterbacks coach.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the team hadn't officially announced the moves.
It’s no coincidence that Nelson Agholor led the Eagles in catches this season
Eagles veteran receiver Torrey Smith has played alongside some of the games most gifted receivers, namely Anquan Boldin and Steve Smith.
Third-year Eagles receiver Nelson Agholor tops them all in terms of talent, according to Torrey Smith, who has seen Agholor evolve from highly criticized top draft pick to a player nearing his potential.
Defenses know Eagles’ run-pass option threat is coming -- and still can’t stop it
The Vikings knew they were coming. Every Eagles opponent knows to expect the run-pass option plays made popular in the college ranks and now seeping into the NFL through progressive minds like Philadelphia coach Doug Pederson.
Minnesotas preparation didnt matter. Eagles quarterback Nick Foles pulled the ball from Jay Ajayis hands and threw an 11-yard completion to Nelson Agholor on the first play of the 38-7 win in the NFC Championship Game.
Philadelphia — Winning is an easy sell.
The Philadelphia Eagles are the first team since the 1990 New York Giants to reach a Super Bowl without a player totaling 1,000 scrimmage yards, though running backs Jay Ajayi and LeGarrette Blount and wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith have done so in the past.
Eagles have bought into team-first approach
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Winning is an easy sell.
The Philadelphia Eagles are the first team since the 1990 New York Giants to reach a Super Bowl without a player totaling 1,000 scrimmage yards though running backs Jay Ajayi and LeGarrette Blount and wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith have done so in the past.
Aggressive Eagles set to face Minnesota’s top-ranked defense
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Foles threw a deep pass into the wind on the first play from scrimmage against the Falcons, LeGarrette Blount scored the only touchdown on fourth down and wide receiver Nelson Agholor ran 21 yards on a new play.
The Philadelphia Eagles (14-3) are aggressive no matter what.
They'll need that approach when they face the Minnesota Vikings (14-3) and their top-ranked defense in the NFC championship game on Sunday.
Eagles earn first-round bye behind Foles, top seed next?
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — One down, one to go for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Nick Foles replaced the injured Carson Wentz and threw four touchdown passes, and the NFC East champion Eagles (12-2) secured a well-deserved first-round bye in the playoffs with a harder-than-expected 34-29 win over the New York Giants on Sunday.
The Philadelphia Eagles will be facing one of the NFL’s top defensive teams when the Denver Broncos come to Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday (CBS3) for a key matchup at 1 p.m. The Eagles (7-1) have been a scoring machine throughout the season behind quarterback Carson Wentz and his passing attack. Wentz has thrown for 2,063 yards and 19 touchdowns this season. He has done a great job of connecting with tight end Zach Ertz (42 receptions for 528 yards and six touchdowns) and wide receivers Alshon Jeffery (28 catches for 416 yards and 3 TDs) and Nelson Agholor (27 receptions for 392 yards and five TDs).
With expected bad weather, Eagles need to focus on running vs. 49ers
With the best record in the NFL, the Philadelphia Eagles will host the winless San Francisco 49ers on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles (6-1) are coming off an impressive win over the Washington Redskins. The 49ers (0-7) have really struggled this season.
ASHBURN, Virginia In a Week 1 30-17 win against the Washington Redskins, the Philadelphia Eagles converted 57 percent of their plays on third down, in large part due to quarterback Carson Wentz. Philadelphia has maintained their success with a league-leading 51 percent conversion rate on third down.
To stop the Eagles, the Redskins will have to make sure Wentz doesn't extend plays outside the pocket.
The Redskins meet the Eagles again Monday, this time at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.
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Carson Wentz throws 3 TD passes, Eagles beat Panthers 28-23
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carson Wentz said he saw some things from the Carolina Panthers he hadn't seen on film leading to three first-half sacks and plenty of pressure.
It didn't bother the Philadelphia Eagles' second-year quarterback.
Wentz came up big in a huge game, throwing for 222 yards and three touchdowns against one of the NFL's top defenses, and the Eagles beat the Panthers 28-23 on Thursday night to improve to an NFC-best 5-1.
Cardinals’ defense breaks down, gets picked apart by Wentz
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz turned third downs into a passing clinic against the Arizona Cardinals.
Six-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson, 2015 Pro Bowl safety Tyrann Mathieu and the rest of Arizona's secondary had a tough time against Philadelphia's second-year quarterback.
Wentz tosses 4 touchdown passes, Eagles beat Cardinals 34-7
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz calls third downs the "money down."
Wentz threw a career-best four touchdown passes and the Philadelphia Eagles continued their impressive start with a 34-7 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
Eagles’ Agholor takes ‘first step’ to becoming top receiver
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Teammates and Philadelphia Eagles coaches saw glimpses of Nelson Agholor looking like a different player well before his breakout game in the season opener Sunday at Washington.
Now they hope his career-high six catches and 86 yards are just the start for the high-potential receiver who went through some tough times last season just trying to hold on to the ball.
Receiving corps now a strength for Eagles
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles suddenly seem loaded at wide receiver.
After signing Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith in the offseason and adding Mack Hollins and Shelton Gibson in the draft, Carson Wentz has more accomplished and talented options.
Jeffery, Smith and the rookies join Jordan Matthews, who has been a productive slot receiver, and 2015 first-round pick Nelson Agholor, who is having an excellent camp.
Eagles vs. Packers: Players to watch as Birds kick off preseason
The Philadelphia Eagles will open preseason play against the Green Bay Packers on the road. The kickoff will be Thursday from Lambeau Field at 8 p.m., televised on NBC 10.
The preseason games will give the coaching staff a chance to look at the players, which have been working on their skills over the last weeks. This contest will be the first good look at several players and positions.
This season, the Philadelphia Eagles issues at wide receiver were well-documented. From Nelson Agholor dropping passes and Dorial Green-Beckham not seeing the field as much and reportedly valuing the Philadelphia nightlife over football, it left Jordan Matthews being the only consistent option for quarterback Carson Wentz.
It appears that the Philadelphia Eagles will have a new wide receivers coach for the 2017 season. According to several media reports, the team has fired first-year wide receivers coach Greg Lewis.
Eagles, Packers each missing a few starters
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles starting right guard Brandon Brooks was hospitalized with an illness earlier Monday and is inactive for the game against the Green Bay Packers.
Philadelphia is also missing two other starters: running back Ryan Mathews and right tackle Halapoulivaati Vaitai. Both players have knee injuries. Wide receiver Nelson Agholor, a 2015 first-round pick, is a healthy scratch.
Nelson Agholor could sit after big blunders vs. Seahawks
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nelson Agholor's blunders could send the former first-round pick to the sideline.
The Philadelphia Eagles signed wide receiver Paul Turner off the practice squad on Monday, a day after Agholor had a costly penalty and no catches in a 25-16 loss at Seattle.
Agholor, the 20th overall pick in the 2015 draft, has underperformed in his first two seasons in Philadelphia. He has 50 receptions for 547 yards and two touchdowns in 23 games.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's top prosecutor says no charges will be filed against Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor following an investigation into allegations of a sex assault at a strip club.
District Attorney Seth Williams said Monday there was insufficient evidence to warrant any charges.
Police had received an allegation that Agholor was involved in a sex assault June 9 at the Cheerleaders Gentlemen's Club.
By Chris Palmer, STAFF WRITER
Eagles' wide receiver Nelson Agholor will not face charges for the alleged sexual assault of an exotic dancer at a South Philadelphia strip club last month, prosecutors said Monday.
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