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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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

Eagles use goalline stand, Jake Elliott FGs to beat Falcons

Philadelphia’s defense staged a last-minute goal-line stand and Jake Elliott atoned for a missed extra point with three field goals as the Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-10 Saturday to …


Eagles clinch No. 1 seed with 19-10 win over Raiders

Jake Elliott kicked a 48-yard field goal with 22 seconds left, and the Philadelphia Eagles clinched the No. 1 seed for the NFC playoffs with a sloppy 19-10 victory over …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 7:32 p.m.

Eagles confirm quarterback Carson Wentz is out for the season with a torn ACL

Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson confirmed on Monday what team doctors – and fans – feared the most: quarterback Carson Wentz suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in Sunday’s 43-35 …


AP sources: Doctors believe Carson Wentz tore ACL, out for year

Two sources familiar with the injury tell The Associated Press that doctors believe Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz tore his left anterior cruciate ligament in a win over the Rams …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 10:01 p.m.

Seahawks have too much Russell Wilson for Eagles to handle

The Philadelphia Eagles found out Sunday night in Seattle that Omar Little was right. If you come at the king, you best not miss. The upstart Eagles, who fancy themselves …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 10:33 p.m.

Russell Wilson throws 3 TD passes, Seahawks stand tall on defense in win over Eagles

Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes, the last a 15-yard strike to J.D. McKissic with 7:29 left, and the Seattle Seahawks stayed in the NFC playoff hunt with a 24-10 …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 8:33 p.m.

On eve of showdown with Philadelphia, Seahawks say they aren’t finished yet

Turning points don’t always present themselves clearly.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 9:22 a.m.

Eagles sign WR Alshon Jeffery to 4-year contract extension

The Philadelphia Eagles have signed wide receiver Alshon Jeffery to a four-year contract extension that runs through 2021. The deal is reportedly worth $52 million, with $27 million guaranteed. The …


NFL roundup: Carson Wentz leads NFL-leading Eagles past Bears, 31-3

Carson Wentz tossed three touchdown passes and the NFL-leading Philadelphia Eagles beat the Chicago Bears 31-3 Sunday for their ninth straight win.


Seahawks first of two rugged road games for Philadelphia Eagles

Before they pack their bags for a two-week trip to the West Coast and three straight games on the road, the Philadelphia Eagles could already be NFC East champions.


Wentz, Eagles roll over Cowboys 37-9 after losing kicker

Carson Wentz threw for two touchdowns and three 2-point conversions after Philadelphia lost kicker Luke Elliott to a head injury, and the Eagles all but wrapped up the NFC East …


NFL Capsules: Eagles move to NFL-best 7-1 with 33-10 win over 49ers

Carson Wentz tossed two touchdown passes, Jalen Mills had a pick-6 and the NFL-leading Philadelphia Eagles beat the winless San Francisco 49ers 33-10 on a sloppy, rainy Sunday.


Carson Wentz tosses 4 TDs as Eagles knock off Redskins

Carson Wentz tossed four touchdown passes and the Philadelphia Eagles overcame losing nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters in a 34-24 win over the Washington Redskins. Wentz threw for …


Eagles defensive end Chris Long is donating his salary

Chris Long is donating the rest of his year’s salary to increase educational equality. The Philadelphia Eagles’ defensive end already gave his first six game checks to provide two scholarships …


Carson Wentz throws 3 TD passes, Eagles beat Panthers 28-23

Carson Wentz threw for 222 yards and three touchdowns to help the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Carolina Panthers 28-23 on Thursday night to improve to an NFC-best 5-1.


Cam Newton’s accuracy improving as Panthers prepare for Eagles

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton enters the showdown against the Eagles completing 77.4 percent of his passes over the last two games. That’s well above Newton’s career completion percentage of 58.9 …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

Carson Wentz, Jay Cutler look sharp; Eagles beat Dolphins 38-31

Carson Wentz threw touchdown passes to both of his new receivers, Mychal Kendricks returned an interception 31 yards for a score and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Miami Dolphins 38-31.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 9:08 p.m.

Ronald Darby has impressive debut, Eagles beat Bills 20-16

Ronald Darby intercepted former teammate Tyrod Taylor and returned it 48 yards and also broke up two passes in his first game since Philadelphia acquired him from the Bills last …


Packers ask NFL to review hits by Eagles that hurt 2 players

The Packers have submitted videos to the NFL of hits by Eagles players that knocked out Green Bay’s Malachi Dupre and Damarious Randall on separate plays.


Bills trade Sammy Watkins to Rams; get Jordan Matthews from Eagles

The Buffalo Bills’ offseason overhaul isn’t over yet with receiver Sammy Watkins and cornerback Ronald Darby the latest players to be sent packing.


UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 8:39 a.m.

LeGarrette Blount joins the Eagles on 1-year contract

The Eagles and running back LeGarrette Blount have agreed on a one-year contract. Blount led the NFL with 18 touchdowns rushing in 2016 while helping the New England Patriots win …


Eagles get defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan from Ravens

The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan from the Baltimore Ravens. The Eagles and Ravens also swapped third-round picks in the trade. Jernigan, a second-round pick in 2014, …


Eagles sign DE Chris Long to two-year contract

The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with defensive end Chris Long, who won a Super Bowl last season with New England.