This week’s roundup of the best Eagles links around the web. Read more »
In his first public comments about the Eagles trading up in the draft to pick Carson Wentz, Jeffrey Lurie explained to the MMQB’s Jenny Vrentas why his team made the move.
“We see it differently than I guess some other people may,” Lurie said. “We see Sam [Bradford] as absolutely the right guy to quarterback the team. We are so rarely able to draft in the Top 5 in the draft. It’s only been twice in about 15-20 years. So we saw the opportunity, and we liked two quarterbacks. We had to make the move to secure having a potential franchise quarterback for many, many years. Read more »
There is a lot of trade talk out there. Let’s throw a lasso around it and try to get as close to the truth as we can: Read more »
With the draft now 17 days away, rumors about the Eagles trading up to pick a quarterback are only gaining steam.
In Peter King’s Monday Morning Quarterback column today, he polled “10 team officials with power over their teams’ draft board and draft process.” The Eagles received the second-most votes as the team most likely to trade up into the top five, with the Rams receiving just one more vote. Those polled also overwhelming projected Laremy Tunsil as the No. 1 pick, and Carson Wentz as the first quarterback taken. Read more »
It’s that time of year. Free agency is over, the draft is looming, and here is a collection of links that relate to both pursuits in order to keep you thinking about the Eagles over the weekend. Read more »
Here’s a hump day roundup of Eagles-related links to get you through the pre-draft lull period.
A lot happening on the quarterback front. Let’s make some sense of it. Read more »
This year’s owners meetings provided the Philadelphia media with the first opportunity to question Chip Kelly since his firing in December of last year, and also opened up Doug Pederson to an hour of questions.
Here is the latest on what we learned at the coaches breakfasts, as well as the owners meetings as a whole. Read more »
A few takeaways from three days at the owners meetings:
— Strolling down one of the grand hallways at the opulent Boca Raton Resort & Club following Tuesday’s media session with Jeffrey Lurie, we ran into Chip Kelly and said a quick hello. Parted ways, walked a few more paces and bumped into Howie Roseman. A couple more, and there was Don Smolenski. One after the other after the other. The whole gang, back together again.
Not really. Read more »