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Report: Eagles To Release Hall, Brackett

The Eagles roster is beginning to take shape. Wide receiver Chad Hall will be released today, according to multiple reports. Hall was thought to be […]

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‘Nerve-Wracking’ Time For Polk, Brown

Philadelphia Eagles running back Chris Polk.Forgive Chris Polk if he had trouble containing his excitement.

Standing by his locker, it was clear this night was special. Only the preseason? Not after the path he’d taken to get here.

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Could Eagles Look To Trade an RB?

Philadelphia Eagles running back Dion Lewis.Andy Reid said as recently as two days ago that the phones are “very active” this time of year as teams try to shape their rosters before the deadline to get down to 53 Friday night.

According to one analyst, the team could look to deal a running back.

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Ten Eagles On the Roster Bubble

Philadelphia Eagles running back Chris Polk.The Eagles have until 9 p.m. Friday to cut their roster down to 53.

That means 22 players currently on the squad will be told not to show up next week.

Keeping that in mind, here are 10 players who are sitting squarely on the roster bubble.

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Take 3: Projecting the Eagles’ 53-Man Roster

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Darryl TappWith the Eagles just eight days away from cutting their roster down to 53 players, the battle between Kapadia and McManus continues. Today, Sheil provides his projection, along with a confidence rating for each position.

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Offense Review: Dunlap Has Edge Over Bell

A look at how King Dunlap, Demetress Bell and the rest of the offense performed against the Patriots, after having re-watched the game.

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10 Things To Watch: Eagles vs. Patriots

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans.In no particular order, here’s what I’ll be keeping an eye on tonight when the Eagles take on the Patriots in their second preseason game.

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Mornhinweg: Team Has Discussed Polk At Fullback

Philadelphia Eagles running back Chris Polk.The idea of using Chris Polk as a lead blocker for the Eagles has been batted around by the powers that be.

“Certainly that’s been discussed and thought of,” said offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg. “He is a physical player, isn’t he? I think Chris Polk is an excellent football player. I think he is an excellent ball carrier, I think he could be an excellent blocker as well.”

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Checking In On Bryce Brown’s Progress

Philadelphia Eagles running back Bryce BrownThe Eagles have an interesting decision to make when it comes to Bryce Brown. Despite a concerning collegiate path, they selected him in the seventh round because of his undeniable talent. His ability to tote the ball has shone through, and his mind appears to be in the right place.

Still, the pass-protection issue lingers. Brown was not used as a blocker at Tennessee or Kansas State, and remains raw in that area.

“I’m still a work in progress because I haven’t done it before,” said Brown. “I’m starting to realize that the more you are able to recognize the blitzes before they come, it’s going to help you a whole lot in picking things up.”

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Game Review: Evaluating the Eagles’ Offense

Philadelphia Eagles running back Bryce BrownFrom Demetress Bell to Bryce Brown, here’s a player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles’ offense against the Steelers, after having re-watched the game.

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10 Things To Watch: Eagles vs. Steelers

Philadelphia Eagles undrafted free agent Damaris Johnson.Football in Philadelphia makes its long-awaited return tonight as the Eagles host the Steelers at Lincoln Financial Field.

Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m., and the game will be broadcast locally on 6-ABC.

Tim and I will be there, and we’ll be hosting a live chat right here, so be sure to join us.

Meanwhile, here’s a cheat-sheet for you: 10 things to keep an eye on this evening.

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Eagles Practice Observations: Polk at fullback?

Philadelphia Eagles running back Chris Polk.It’s rare that a running back does something without the football in his hands that makes the crowd go crazy.

But let me introduce you to Chris Polk.

During this afternoon’s session, the undrafted free agent out of Washington sent cornerback Brandon Hughes flying on a blitz pickup that drew perhaps the loudest ovation of the day.

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Eagles Practice Observations: Ryans Makes His Mark

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans.The drill matched up a seventh-year veteran with 86 career starts against a rookie seventh-round pick searching for a roster spot.

DeMeco Ryans vs. Bryce Brown. A one-on-one coverage drill pitting linebackers and defensive backs against running backs and wide receivers. The offensive players generally have the advantage with this setup, and there are many more completed passes than passes broken up.

On this particular play, however, there was neither.

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Charges Against Dion Lewis Dropped

The charges against Eagles running back Dion Lewis have been dropped by the prosecution, according to his agent.