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September 28, 2013 | By Zach Berman, Inquirer Staff Writer
The Eagles passing game has survived without Jeremy Maclin in the lineup, although it's clear after three games that they miss the injured wide receiver. The offense has not struggled to accumulate yardage - the Eagles are No. 2 in the NFL in total yards and No. 13 in passing yards - but it has become more dependent on DeSean Jackson. Now the undisputed No. 1 pass catcher, Jackson has 43 percent of the Eagles' receiving yards. That's the third highest percentage in the NFL. "He's a very talented player.
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September 9, 2014 | By Mike Sielski, Inquirer Columnist
After the hardest year of his football life, Jeremy Maclin couldn't have taken an easier route to redemption. Nick Foles had fooled the Jacksonville Jaguars' defense with a play fake; LeSean McCoy had thrown a timely and vital block to fend off an oncoming defensive end; and Maclin was alone in the center of Lincoln Financial Field. Here it was, the fourth quarter of Maclin's first game since he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee last July, and now all he had to do to score the decisive touchdown in the Eagles' 34-17 victory Sunday was to wait for Foles' pass to land in his hands.
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August 12, 2010
Poor Donovan McNabb. After one season with the best wide-receiving tandem he had as an Eagle, he gets traded to the Washington Redskins. Kevin Kolb will be the beneficiary of what has the potential to the top wide-receiver twosome in Eagles history. DeSean Jackson was a star from the start. Injuries made him the first rookie receiver to start a season opener under Andy Reid, but Jackson's six catches for 106 yards against the St. Louis Rams was a sign of things to come. Jackson set an Eagles rookie record with 62 catches and 912 receiving yards.
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September 18, 2012 | By Jeff McLane, Inquirer Staff Writer
Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin suffered another hip pointer Sunday and is unlikely to practice Wednesday, Eagles coach Andy Reid said. Maclin has not been ruled out for this Sunday's game at Arizona. He suffered a similar injury in the opener against Cleveland but was able to play in Sunday's win against Baltimore. "I stood here last week and told you it was going to be a struggle, and then he came around," Reid said Monday. "So I'd just tell you it's day-to-day. " Maclin, whose lone catch against Baltimore was a 23-yard touchdown, told reporters after the game that this injury was more serious than the first.
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July 30, 2013 | By Zach Berman, Inquirer Staff Writer
Jeremy Maclin stepped off the line of scrimmage on Saturday, tried to move to his left, and felt his right leg stick in the ground. The leg hyperextended and popped. Maclin sprawled devastated on the turf. He didn't need a diagnosis. He knew that he tore his anterior cruciate ligament and would be out for the season. "It wasn't the fact that it hurt," Maclin said. "It was the fact that I knew what happened. I was emotional, just knowing everything that was at stake. This is something I love to do. I love to play football.
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October 25, 2012 | By Zach Berman, Inquirer Staff Writer
Jeremy Maclin sat in a room at Benjamin Franklin High School on Tuesday morning, helping students with a financial education computer game that uses a football simulation to teach lessons about money. The Eagles wide receiver coached half of the class, a group representing his team, and picked run or pass plays of various difficulties. A multiple-choice question about finances appeared on the screen, and a correct answer produced a successful play. With the play-calling at his whim, Maclin requested some running plays for his students.
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September 19, 2011
ATLANTA - Jeremy Maclin had his coming out party Sunday night. The rest of the nation found out what Philadelphia has known for a year now: The Eagles wide receiver is a budding star. Yes, the Eagles already have a superstar wideout in DeSean Jackson. But on a night when Jackson was held in check, Maclin carried the pass-catchers - until the bitter end. Unfortunately, his effort was all for naught as the Eagles fell to the Falcons, 35-31, at the Georgia Dome, and when the team needed him most Maclin couldn't hold onto a Mike Kafka throw over the middle on fourth down with less than two minutes remaining.
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July 29, 2013 | By Zach Berman, Inquirer Staff Writer
The Eagles' Jeremy Maclin tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during Saturday's practice. It is an injury that will cost the 25-year-old wide receiver the season and will leave the Eagles trying to fill the void left by the loss of a productive starter just two days into camp. Maclin collapsed during noncontact 7-on-7 drills at the NovaCare Complex. He was helped to a cart after being examined on the turf for about five minutes. Coach Chip Kelly and general manager Howie Roseman turned from watching practice to monitoring Maclin while he was on the ground.
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April 15, 2011 | By Jeff McLane, Inquirer Staff Writer
Like birds that headed south for winter, the Eagles' offensive skill players are slowly migrating back to the Philadelphia area. Instead of gathering at the NovaCare Complex, however, they're assembling in Cherry Hill at ever-popular Power Train Sports. Quarterback Michael Vick and wide receiver Jeremy Maclin are the latest to enlist trainer Steve Saunders in their offseason workouts, joining tight end Brent Celek and a handful of other Eagles. Running back LeSean McCoy will join the flock next week.
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August 24, 2009 | By Matt Gelb INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The two fumbled punts were concern enough for Eagles special-teams coordinator Ted Daisher to pull his rookie returner, Jeremy Maclin, aside for a meeting Saturday. Daisher has seen young, electric returners struggle initially but prosper later, like Cleveland's Josh Cribbs. Yes, there is a learning process. But Daisher needed to set the record straight with Maclin right away. "You can't make a big play every time you touch the ball," Maclin recalled Daisher saying. "Sometimes you have to do the right thing.
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January 20, 2015 | By Les Bowen, Daily News Staff Writer
FOXBORO, Mass. - The Eagles' coaches and scouts head for Mobile, Ala., today for Senior Bowl practice with the top personnel job under head coach Chip Kelly still unfilled. Over the weekend, one candidate was crossed off the list when the Texans promoted Brian Gaine to director of player personnel, pretty much to avoid losing him to the Birds. Miami personnel exec Chris Grier and Jacksonville exec Chris Polian remain in the running, along with Seattle's Scott Fitterer, in addition to in-house candidate Ed Marynowitz.
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January 18, 2015
EAGLES running back LeSean McCoy, who suffered an apparently minor knee injury in the season finale against the Giants, will not participate in the Jan. 25 Pro Bowl in Arizona, an NFL source confirmed. Also, wideout Jeremy Maclin and long snapper Jon Dorenbos were added. Maclin, a third alternate, replaces Denver's Demaryius Thomas. Dorenbos was added as a "need" player by coach Jason Garrett. Eagles named earlier were guard Evan Mathis, tackle Jason Peters, linebacker Connor Barwin, center Jason Kelce and returner Darren Sproles.
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January 9, 2015 | By Jeff McLane, Inquirer Staff Writer
It took Chip Kelly less than four weeks to hire a coaching staff of 26 after he was named Eagles head coach two years ago, but it could take as long for him to find the one man who will be his second-in-command in personnel. Although he has made many coaching hires, Kelly has never had to hire an NFL senior scout. He will look for someone who checks off the typical requirements in any job - someone who is intelligent, committed, a leader, congenial - but he also has to find someone who fits his vision for the position.
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January 2, 2015 | By Zach Berman, Inquirer Staff Writer
WHAT WENT WRONG? Turnovers The Eagles led the NFL with 36 turnovers. Chip Kelly said he has never been part of a team that turned over the ball at that rate. The quarterbacks combined for 27, but the blame could be spread all around - from Nick Foles and Mark Sanchez to trusted veterans LeSean McCoy and Brent Celek. Big plays on defense The Eagles allowed 18 passing plays of 40-plus yards, which was three more than any other NFL team. While cornerback Bradley Fletcher and safety Nate Allen were the prime offenders, defensive coordinator Bill Davis often played a single-high safety scheme that made the Eagles more susceptible to big plays.
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December 31, 2014 | By Zach Berman, Inquirer Staff Writer
Eagles coach Chip Kelly said Monday he would like both LeSean McCoy and Jeremy Maclin to return in 2015 but conceded that there could be tough decisions ahead. "We are going to have a long, full process for this whole thing," Kelly said of roster evaluations. "But do I want LeSean back? Yeah. Do I want Jeremy back? Yeah. Is that the reality? I don't know. . . . What if someone gives us 17 first-round draft picks for LeSean? . . . We'll look at everything. " The two high-profile players face uncertain futures with the team.
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December 31, 2014 | Marcus Hayes, Daily News Columnist
AND NOW, to the most important task of the offseason: Extending the contract of quarterback Nick Foles. Foles was a revelation in 2013 as a backup who stole a starter's position. He was a kid playing a game, a fearless gambler playing with house money. In 2014, as a starter charged with leading a division champ back to the playoffs and beyond, Foles was a reluctant and cautious game manager, unwilling to risk too much, scared to lose. "Not being afraid to make an error," Foles said, is paramount in successful quarterback play.
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December 31, 2014 | Marcus Hayes, Daily News Columnist
THE FINAL GUN had hardly sounded before the tweets began. Jeremy Maclin was campaigning to come back. Trent Cole was begging to stay. Maclin, the Eagles' best receiver since they took him in the first round in 2009, can hit the open market and cash in on a career season. Cole, ranked second on the team's all-time sack list, is due more than $35 million over the next three seasons. Maclin sounds willing to forgo free agency and, possibly, take a little less Treasury green to stay in Eagles green.
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December 30, 2014 | By Mike Sielski, Inquirer Columnist
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Mark Sanchez had finished what was his final game as the Eagles' starting quarterback, and perhaps as any kind of Eagles quarterback, and as he walked through a corridor here at MetLife Stadium, people kept stopping him to shake his hand and hug him. This had been his home stadium for four years when he was with the New York Jets, and there were so many familiar faces stopping to congratulate him after the Eagles' 34-26 victory...
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December 29, 2014 | By Zach Berman, Inquirer Staff Writer
On Monday morning, the Eagles will clear out their lockers and begin the offseason sooner than any anticipated. A team that started December among the league's top contenders won't even have the chance to play in January. On Thanksgiving night, with Philadelphia experiencing the euphoric blend of tryptophan and an Eagles victory, Chip Kelly appreciated that the Eagles would play "meaningful December football. " He did not talk about the postseason or whether that Nov. 26 blowout of the Dallas Cowboys gave the Eagles an edge in the division.
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December 25, 2014 | By Zach Berman, Inquirer Staff Writer
During the preseason, Zach Ertz heard often from fantasy football owners who thought he would become one of the NFL's breakout tight ends in 2014. He was a popular pick to accumulate statistics because of a scorching second half of 2013 and the opportunities available in the Eagles offense. Ertz never let them in on something: He did not think he would match the hype because he would not play enough to do so. "I knew going in it wasn't going to be as good as everyone projected, because I knew we were going to be a one-tight-end offense," Ertz said.
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