July 3, 2015 |
De'Ron Maxwell played on a run-oriented team at Kingsway, but in his final high school game he excelled at the pass. Maxwell caught touchdown passes of 74 and 79 yards from Timber Creek's Khalil Trotman as the White team beat the Blue, 56-0, Wednesday night in the Adam Taliaferro Foundation All-Star Football Classic at Rowan University in Glassboro. The White squad consisted of players from Camden, Gloucester and Salem counties. Making up the Blue squad were players from Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May and Cumberland counties.
March 13, 2015 |
BYRON MAXWELL sees an environment in Philadelphia like the one he experienced in Seattle, Maxwell said yesterday. He did not seem to be referencing the wet ground or the blustery skies, as Maxwell introduced himself to a new city after signing a contract billed at 6 years and $63 million, with $25 million guaranteed. "It was just an easy match, it was just a perfect fit," Maxwell said. "A lot of the things they're doing here are similar" to Seattle. "It just meshed. " Maxwell referenced the emphasis on "daily habits," Chip Kelly's "win the day" dictum.
March 10, 2015 |
Chip Kelly may be letting one veteran Eagles player go after another, but he does have a contingency plan in place and he has already gone about enacting it. The Eagles have contracts in place with free agents Byron Maxwell and Frank Gore that would become final when the new league year opens Tuesday at 4 p.m., several NFL sources told The Inquirer on Sunday. Kelly's headfirst dive into free agency is also expected to net the Eagles many other players as the coach goes about replacing running back LeSean McCoy, wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, linebacker Trent Cole, guard Todd Herremans and cornerback Cary Williams - all of whom have been cast away so far this offseason.
March 10, 2015 |
TURNS OUT, having Chip Kelly in charge of personnel is a lot like having Chip Kelly in charge of your offense, only there are no pauses for the officiating crew to get set for the snap. The Eagles blazed through the first 36 hours or so of the NFL's "legal tampering" period before the start of free agency tomorrow afternoon at 4 with a definite sense of purpose. The biggest move was the agreement with Seattle corner Byron Maxwell, first reported by Houston radio host Jayson Braddock, for what ESPN said was $63 million over 6 years, with a $25 million guarantee.
March 9, 2015 |
Byron Maxwell, during a media tour last week, said that he "definitely . . . would have to consider" the Eagles if they were interested in signing him. No offense to Jeffrey Lurie's franchise, but Maxwell would consider the Philadelphia Soul if they could find a way into the NFL and pony up enough cash to lure the cornerback away from what is expected to be a host of suitors once free agency opens on Tuesday. "I'll stay in the back, but just give me the check," Maxwell said in January when he was asked whether he minded not having one of the prestige podiums during Super Bowl Media Day, even though he would be one of the more sought-after free agents.
January 29, 2015
PHOENIX - Byron Maxwell was the only member of the "Legion of Boom" who did not get one of the Seahawks' 15 podium spots on Super Bowl media day. Maxwell's roaming among Seattle's role players on the overcrowded floor of US Airways Center seemed beneath a player who could potentially be one of the more sought-after free agents in the offseason. Such is life for the junior member of the Seahawks' starting secondary, but the soft-spoken cornerback said he didn't care. "To be honest with you, I'll [stay]
January 10, 2015 |
La Salle quarterback Kyle Shurmur was selected as the Robert W. Maxwell Memorial Football Club's high school player of the year for Pennsylvania. The 6-foot-4, 215-pound senior received the award Thursday night at a banquet at Drexelbrook Caterers in Drexel Hill. It is given annually to a player who excels in both athletics and academics, and serves his school and community. Shurmur, who will continue his career at Vanderbilt, threw for 2,523 yards and 28 touchdowns this past season while helping the Explorers go 8-3 and advance to the Catholic League Class AAAA final.
June 24, 2014 |
Part two of three parts. Capt. Kenny Schwartz was convinced that William J. Gray was "the Jogging Rapist. " This is the guy, this is the guy. How do we hang him? He assigned a crew of cops to Gray. "We woke him up in the morning, and we put him to bed at night, watching, watching. He knew we were there. "And he was never gonna rape again. " Police began showing his victims a Polaroid of Gray that he said had been taken illegally by Northeast detectives. A 14-year-old girl who had been assaulted on Erdrick Street on May 18 said Gray was the man. On Dec. 10, Gray was arrested in connection with her attack, charged with attempted rape, robbery, assault, unlawful restraint, and indecent assault.
January 18, 2014 |
Chip Kelly was named professional coach of the year by the Maxwell Football Club on Thursday, the one-year anniversary of his hiring as Eagles coach. The Philadelphia club's award is named after former Eagles coach Greasy Neale. Kelly led the Eagles to a 10-6 finish and the NFC East title, including a 7-1 mark in the final eight games of the regular season. It was a six-win improvement from 2012. The Eagles lost to the New Orleans Saints in the opening round of the playoffs. Kelly oversaw the NFL's No. 2 offense this season.
January 17, 2014
EAGLES COACH Chip Kelly yesterday was named the pro coach of the year by the Maxwell Football Club, whose banquet will be held March 14 in Atlantic City. Kelly, who yesterday celebrated his first anniversary as the Eagles' coach, authored the best turnaround in team history, taking a 4-12 team to 10-6 and the NFC East title. - Les Bowen