Stories tagged: Philadelphia Eagles
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Seahawks trade Michael Bennett to Philadelphia Eagles for draft pick, receiver Marcus Johnson
The Seahawks’ long-rumored offseason of change began in earnest Wednesday when they traded defensive end Michael Bennett and a seventh-round draft pick to the Philadelphia Eagles for a fifth-round pick …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 5:03 p.m.
Colts hire Frank Reich as new head coach
The Indianapolis Colts have hired Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich as their new head coach.
Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 10:56 p.m.
Nielsen says 103.4 million watch Super Bowl
An estimated 103.4 million people watched the Super Bowl on NBC, a 7 percent drop from last year that indicates that television’s biggest event may have peaked in popularity.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
Super Bowl 52 was filled with calls befitting a classic
Not only was the Philadelphia Eagles’ knockout of New England a thrill-a-minute slugfest, it produced some of the biggest calls the Super Bowl has ever seen.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
Flyin’ high now: Eagles win shootout with Patriots in Super Bowl
As their delirious fans sang their theme song and their owner lifted the Lombardi Trophy, the Philadelphia Eagles finally could breathe freely. Yo, Philly, you really did beat Tom Brady …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
From Houston Stockton to Bryan Braman, there are several Spokane-area ties to Philadelphia Eagles
Spokane-area ties to the Philadelphia Eagles are numerous.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
Nick Foles a Super Bowl MVP and unlikely folk hero in Philly
Cast aside once in Philadelphia, Nick Foles delivered the city its first Super Bowl title, and he out-dueled the great Tom Brady to do it.
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Philadelphia Eagles adopted New England Patriots’ method of no egos
Bill Belichick’s impressive resume makes it easy for the five-time championship head coach to mandate that players check their egos before joining the New England Patriots.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 3:24 p.m.
Kneeling, Gatorade, hair color among most interesting prop bets of 2018 Super Bowl
This Sunday in the 2018 Super Bowl, the Philadelphia Eagles will take on the New England Patriots at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. And once again, thousands – if not …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
Column: No cure for Patriot Fatigue, so savor the greatness
Outside of New England, we’ve all become a bit nauseated at the sight of these guys in the Super Bowl year after monotonous year, a numbing, inevitable exercise that’s transformed …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
Former Gonzaga Prep, Washington State standout Travis Long hasn’t forgotten his time with the Philadelphia Eagles
When Travis Long talks about the Philadelphia Eagles, he still uses the first-person plural. As in, “We had some good people.”
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 11:25 a.m.
Watching Sunday’s Super Bowl online gets easier this year
It’ll be much easier to watch the Super Bowl online for free this year. NBC won’t require proof of a cable or satellite TV subscription, meaning that anyone in the …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie is quietly influential with peers
Jeffrey Lurie danced like nobody was watching after the Philadelphia Eagles won both of their playoff games.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
Lawrence Guy, Ricky Jean Francois, appreciate tough paths to Super Bowl
The Patriots have a history of elevating formerly unknown players to key roles. This season has been no exception with 2011 seventh-round draft pick Lawrence Guy and Ricky Jean Francois, …
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 2:19 p.m.
Eagles having fun on big stage, not intimidated by Patriots
Wrestling masks have replaced the dog masks. The underdog Philadelphia Eagles are having fun with the media frenzy leading up to the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots. They’re …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 4:46 p.m.
Carson Wentz goes from MVP contender to cheerleader for Philadelphia Eagles
Carson Wentz watched both playoff games from the sideline – the victory over the Falcons on crutches and the rout of the Vikings on a cane.
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 6:09 p.m.
Couch Slouch gets the scoop from Bill Belichick himself
Couch Slouch: As a public service, I usually provide an annual Super Bowl Viewing Guide (for Super Bowl Parties of Six or More). But this year, all of you are …
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 5:31 p.m.
Tom Brady cuts off radio interview over remark about daughter
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he’s reconsidering whether to continue a long-running weekly radio appearance after a host at the station called his daughter “an annoying little pissant.”
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
Nick Foles follows Hostetler’s path from backup to Super Bowl
Soon after Carson Wentz went down with a season-ending knee injury and Philadelphia’s Super Bowl hopes were placed on backup Nick Foles’ right arm, Jeff Hostetler’s phone lit up. Out …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
Strong Christian faith binds Philadelphia Eagles, attracts new fans
Seventy-two-year-old Susan Collesidis was never a football fan until she heard Carson Wentz talk about his faith.
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 5:54 p.m.
It’s been a long road for former Shadle Park Highlander headed to Super Bowl LII
Super Bowl LII arrives next Sunday, New England vs. Philadelphia – even if the participation of the Eagles seemed to be derailed six weeks ago when their wunderkind quarterback, Carson …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 5:42 p.m.
Howie Roseman’s master plan has Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl
Howie Roseman wrapped his arms around Doug Pederson on the sideline in the final minute of Philadelphia’s lopsided win over Minnesota in the NFC championship game and flashed a big …
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 11:40 a.m.
Howie Roseman’s master plan has Eagles in Super Bowl
The most criticized team executive in the city engineered a dramatic turnaround. The Eagles are in the Super Bowl and nobody is blasting Howie Roseman, the once-exiled executive vice president …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 1:32 p.m.
Jim Schwartz turned Eagles’ defense into one of NFL’s best
Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz inherited one of the NFL’s worst defenses and turned them into one of the best in less than two years. Schwartz changed the scheme back …
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
Eagles have bought into team-first approach
The Philadelphia Eagles are the first team since the 1990 New York Giants to reach a Super Bowl without a player totaling 1,000 scrimmage yards though running backs Jay Ajayi …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
Super Bowl: Haves vs. the have-nots
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl in search of a sixth title. They’ll face a Philadelphia Eagles team looking for their first …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles fly into Super Bowl, rout Vikings 38-7
Nick Foles threw for three touchdowns and the Philadelphia Eagles made big play after big play Sunday night, winning the NFC title in a stunning 38-7 rout of the Minnesota …
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Defense wins championships, or at least the NFC title
Two of the league’s elite defenses go at it Sunday when the Philadelphia Eagles (14-3) host the Minnesota Vikings (14-3) in the conference title game. “They have a great defense, …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
What matters more than a good QB in these playoffs? A good D
Four of the five teams that gave up the fewest points during the regular season are the last four left with a shot at the Super Bowl, something that had …
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Aggressive Eagles set to face Minnesota’s top-ranked defense
The Philadelphia Eagles are aggressive no matter what. They’ll need that approach when they face the Minnesota Vikings’ top-ranked defense in the NFC championship game.