Here’s a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles this week.
Todd Herremans will have season-ending surgery on his torn biceps and will be placed on injured reserve, a league source confirmed. The move could very well happen on Wednesday when Evan Mathis comes off short-term IR. Read more »
Here’s the injury report for Sunday’s game in Houston: Read more »
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Kapadia: Todd Herremans/Andrew Gardner
Just when it looked like the Eagles were close to getting their offensive line healthy, they suffered a setback. Herremans suffered a torn biceps in the fourth quarter of last week’s loss against the Cardinals. We showed this GIF earlier in the week, but take a look at how he tried to block the defensive lineman on the last play of the game: Read more »
From the run defense to the issues in the red zone to the remaining schedule, here are three Eagles numbers that matter.
The pads were on Wednesday and Todd Herremans was out there, a large wrap around his left arm to protect his torn biceps.
He lined up with the first team once again and was listed as a full participant on the practice report. The 10-year vet will try to push through the pain in hopes of playing Sunday.
“A lot of it will be Todd’s determination and what he can and can’t do,” said Chip Kelly. “We’ll just sit down and visit with him at the end of the week and make a determination of what he can and can’t do. From a guy like him, a veteran like him that understands himself and has been through a lot, a lot of that is on him and our [medical] staff. None of it is my call. I don’t make any calls on who plays and who doesn’t play, it’s really our medical team making a decision of can he play, and then Todd’s decision of if he can play.” Read more »
When the Eagles’ first-team offensive line set up at Tuesday’s practice, Jason Kelce took his usual spot at center.
Later, when the centers lined up with the quarterbacks, Kelce snapped to starter Nick Foles.
That’s a change from last week and could be a sign that Kelce’s aiming to return Sunday against the Houston Texans. As for the rest of the line, Jason Peters and Lane Johnson took their usual spots at left and right tackles. Right guard Todd Herremans suffered an elbow/arm injury against the Cardinals, but he was out there as well. Read more »
PM: At what point in your lives did you realize that you had a chance to play football professionally?
TODD: Probably my junior year in college.
EVAN: In ninth grade, I wrote a journal and said I was going to make straight A’s in high school, and I was going
to go to Alabama and play football and baseball and then go to the NFL and then go to the WWF. Obviously, everything there was far-fetched. It’s not like I was good at anything at that age — except writing journals.
TODD: The old Twitter.
EVAN: [laughs] The old Twitter.
PM: Is wrestling still in the plans?
EVAN: Nothing is off the table yet.
TODD: Except for baseball at Alabama.
EVAN: Yeah. Baseball at Alabama was a failure.
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Here’s a player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles’ offense after having re-watched Sunday’s game against the Rams.
Nick Foles - He’s not playing well. Foles is missing throws, making questionable decisions and looks jittery in the pocket. Overall, he went 24-for-37 for 207 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. Foles turned the ball over a second time on a fumble while scrambling. Read more »