Shepherd, Smallwood Late Eagles Scratches

Wendell Smallwood. (USA Today Sports)

Wendell Smallwood. (USA Today Sports)

JaCorey Shepherd (hamstring) and Wendell Smallwood (quad) will no longer play in the Eagles’ second preseason game against the Steelers tonight. They join Mychal Kendricks, Mike Martin, Jordan MatthewsJalen MillsHunter Sharp and Carson Wentz as Philadelphia’s inactives. Read more »

Dawkins: ‘It Feels Wonderful’ Returning To Eagles

Brian Dawkins and Tra Thomas. (Jeff Fusco)

Brian Dawkins and Tra Thomas. (Jeff Fusco)

During Howie Roseman’s press conference discussing the Dorial Green-Beckham trade, he noted how the Eagles had just hired Brian Dawkins to work for the team full-time as a Football Operations Executive. Dawkins appeared on the Mike Missanelli show yesterday to expand on what he’ll do for the Birds and how his new gig came about.

“It feels wonderful, it really does. It’s been set in my heart for a while of how to go about doing it. But everything began to kind of fall in place and here I am,” Dawkins said. “It’s gonna be still learning about football operations and everything that goes with it. I’ll dabble in player development; I’ll dabble in player engagement; dabble in scouting and give my opinions in a lot of different areas. So it’s not just everything in one basket so to speak, I’m able to do a lot of things for this organization going forward.” Read more »

Wake-Up Call: Green-Beckham A Reasonable Risk

Dorial Green-Beckham. (USA Today Sports)

Dorial Green-Beckham. (USA Today Sports)

There are countless reasons to believe Dorial Green-Beckham will never come close to reaching his potential. His two arrests. The police investigation into when he allegedly pushed a female down stairs. Recently being listed below six receivers at the bottom of the Titans’ depth chart.

But if that’s not enough, here’s a sampling of Titans head coach Mike Mularkey’s recent comments about the 23-year-old receiver, all from the past week or so. Read more »

Roseman: Green-Beckham ‘Not A Locker Room Cancer’

Photo by: Jeff Fusco.

Howie Roseman. (Jeff Fusco)

While thinking through whether the Eagles should trade Dennis Kelly for Dorial Green-Beckham, Howie Roseman and the personnel department researched the wide receiver’s background, which features a few missteps and arrests.

Green-Beckham was dismissed from the University of Missouri football team in 2014 for allegedly pushing a female down some stairs, after he was arrested twice in marijuana-related incidents. More recently, his work ethic has been questioned on the field in Tennessee, and he tumbled down the depth chart to the point where some thought he wouldn’t make the team.

So what did people say during the course of Roseman’s research? Read more »

Kendricks, Mills, Wentz Out For Second Game

Mychal Kendricks. (Jeff Fusco)

Mychal Kendricks. (Jeff Fusco)

Mychal Kendricks, Mike Martin, Jordan Matthews, Jalen Mills, Hunter Sharp and Carson Wentz will not play in the Eagles’ second preseason game in Pittsburgh on Thursday, Doug Pederson announced Tuesday morning. Wentz, however, will travel for the game, as will Dorial Green-Beckham, whom the Eagles recently traded for. Read more »

Eagles Wake-Up Call: How Wentz Will Still Develop

Carson Wentz and Frank Reich. (USA Today Sports)

Carson Wentz and Frank Reich. (USA Today Sports)

Carson Wentz‘s debut against Tampa Bay last Thursday provided some bright spots to look forward to in the future.

“We saw the great athleticism that he has,” Frank Reich said. “You could see it wasn’t too big for him. A lot of good moves from Carson.”

But after suffering a hairline fracture in his ribs, that athleticism will have to be put on hold for a few weeks.

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