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Eagles Sign OL Tanner Hawkinson

The Eagles signed offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson off the 49ers practice squad Tuesday and released Julian Vandervelde. Hawkinson (6-5, 300) played his college ball at the […]

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Philly’s 10 Best Pro Athletes on Twitter

References to the Almighty God. Mentions of Jesus Christ. Bible verse citations. Heads up about heading into practice. Vague references to “grinding” and/or “putting in […]

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Eagles Waive Vandervelde, Trim Roster To 75

The Eagles have waived center/guard Julian Vandervelde with an injury settlement, the team announced. The roster is now down to 75 players. NFL teams have […]

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Vandervelde Undergoes Back Surgery

Julian Vandervelde underwent back surgery on Thursday, per multiple sources. While timetables for recovery are difficult to predict, particularly when it comes to back injuries, […]

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Maclin To Play Vs. Chicago

CHICAGO – Jeremy Maclin, who sat out parts of practice this week, will suit up and play tonight in the Eagles’ preseason opener against the […]

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Eagles Depth Chart: Offense

Chip Kelly likes to say that the Eagles only have a seating chart, not a depth chart, this time of year. Luckily, here at Birds […]

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Wolff Questionable For Saturday

Eagles safety Earl Wolff is listed as questionable for the team’s Saturday night playoff matchup against the New Orleans Saints. Wolff told Birds 24/7 Thursday […]

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Making Sense Of the Eagles’ Inactives

The following Eagles are inactive for tonight’s game against the Cowboys: QB Matt Barkley, safety Earl Wolff, safety Colt Anderson, CB Curtis Marsh, RB Matthew […]

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Ten Eagles On the Roster Bubble

Danny WatkinsBy 6 p.m. Saturday, the Eagles have to cut 22 players and get their roster down to 53. Many of the bubble guys will get a chance to make one final impression Thursday night, as Chip Kelly acknowledged there’s still “a lot up in the air.”

New offensive scheme, new defensive scheme, new coaching staff and new personnel. Kelly’s moves this weekend will tell us a lot about his roster-building philosophy. Keeping that in mind, here are 10 players whose future with the franchise hangs in the balance as we approach cut-down day.

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Eagles Release Brian Rolle

Brian Rolle got a call from an unknown “215”  number this morning, and immediately took it as a bad sign.

“I thought, I guess I’m getting released. If its a ‘215’ number and I don’t have, that can’t be good,” Rolle said.

The call was from head coach Andy Reid, telling Rolle that he had in fact  been cut.

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With Kelce Down, A Look At the Eagles’ Options

The Eagles had not been in contact with Jamaal Jackson as of Monday morning. Here’s a look at some possible candidates to add depth to the center position:

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Eagles Waive Lindley, Add OL Menkin

The Eagles have waived cornerback Trevard Lindley and added offensive lineman Nathan Menkin. Also, updates on Julian Vandervelde, Brett Brackett and Mike Kafka.

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Eagles Wake-Up Call: After Cuts, More Work For Roseman

Teams have until Friday night at 9 p.m. to trim their rosters down to 53.

For now, coaches and general managers are focused on making sure they keep the right guys. They’re exploring potential trades (as Andy Reid explained yesterday) and probably making practice-squad projections.

But they’re also looking at what’s going on around the league. With 31 other teams forced to let go of 22 guys each, Reid and Howie Roseman will need to have opinions formed on a new pool of about 682 players.

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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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Offense Game Review: Bell Still Struggling

From Demetress Bell to Dennis Kelly to Damaris Johnson, here’s a player-by-player look at the Eagles’ offensive performance after having re-watched Friday night’s game against the Browns.