With the combine just around the bend, here are some elite links to check out this weekend.
What offseason? Here’s what the local and national media are saying about the Eagles this week.
This week we’ll continue to take a position-by-position look at where the Eagles stand going into the offseason. In the first five installments, we covered the quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends, and offensive linemen. Now, it’s on to the safeties.
STATE OF THE ROSTER
Despite going into the offseason with perilous uncertainty at the second safety position, the Eagles’ safeties were one of the bright spots on an otherwise disappointing defense.
As the offseason rolls on, here’s some reading about the past, and future, of the Eagles. Read more »
What offseason? We put together a collection of some intriguing afternoon notables, including a few notes on former Eagles running back LeSean McCoy.
The Eagles announced Wednesday the signing of linebacker Najee Goode to a one-year deal.
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) February 10, 2016
Details of the deal were not disclosed.
After missing the 2014 season with a pectoral injury, Goode was a special teams contributor during the 2015 season, including scoring a 24-yard touchdown on the Chris Maragos-blocked punt in the Eagles’ 35-28 win over the Patriots. It was the second-longest punt return touchdown in team history.
The Eagles announced Monday they have released wide receiver Riley Cooper.
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) February 8, 2016
Cooper had three years left on the five-year, $22 million contract he signed after the 2013 season. His dead cap hit is $2.4 million, but he was due over $13 million over the next three years.
The Eagles and Vinny Curry have agreed to a five-year deal worth $47.25 million, with $23 million guaranteed.
NFL Network’s Albert Breer was the first person to report the deal. Birds 24/7’s Tim McManus has since confirmed that Curry has signed the deal.
With Super Bowl 50 just five days away, there’s plenty being written about the Panthers and Broncos, but there’s also a bevy of reading about a few former Eagles getting ready to do battle out in California. We’ve put together a compilation of the best reading you may have missed.