August 8, 2010
1. Stewart Bradley 2. Brent Celek 3. Trent Cole 4. DeSean Jackson 5. Kevin Kolb 6. Quintin Mikell 7. Asante Samuel
November 29, 2014 |
ARLINGTON, Texas - Chip Kelly said the Eagles aren't "into statements. " The coach is always wary of labels, and despite the Eagles' dominating, 33-10 win over the Dallas Cowboys in front of a national audience, he found no reason to support the notion that his team made a statement on Thanksgiving. But some of the Eagles players, particularly on defense, had no trouble taking the bait. The defensive line chirped all week about earning respect. Fletcher Cox, Bennie Logan, and Cedric Thornton said they didn't think the Cowboys' offensive line was as invincible as some have suggested.
September 1, 2013
* Re: What Eagles' early cuts mean (Eagletarian blog, Aug. 30): [Linebacker Everette] Brown should have made this team. Trent Cole stinks; why they are keeping this guy around is nuts. Why they are switching to a 3-4 defense knowing half the guys on this team never played it is crazy, as well. Cole is taking a roster spot from a guy who I think had more sacks in this preseason then Cole had all of last year. We need youth, not age, here. Brown was a beast [Thursday] night even though was against ham and eggers . . . - william20, Philly.com
September 6, 2013 |
If the Eagles are going to be successful this season, and not merely interesting in a lab experiment kind of way, the most valuable player on the football team may be Connor Barwin. Assuming the offense can score points as expected in Chip Kelly's frenetic manner, then it will be up to the defense to actually come through and not give the games back to the other teams. For that to happen, the newly installed 3-4 defense has to function properly, particularly in the base defense, when the outside linebackers have to be able to cover pass receivers.
March 20, 2010 |
Jason Babin officially is no longer an Eagle. Tennessee acquired the defensive end after the Eagles declined to match the Titans' offer. Under a right-of-first refusal clause the Eagles put into Babin's contract, they had 1 week to match the offer sheet signed Wednesday. Without the clause, Babin would be an unrestricted free agent because of his 6 years of NFL service. The Titans announced that the Eagles notified the NFL yesterday they would not match the offer. Babin, a first-round draft pick in 2004 out of Western Michigan, has played for Houston, Seattle, Kansas City and, last season, the Eagles.
October 3, 2011 |
THE DEPLETED DEFENSIVE LINE: Defensive tackle Antonio Dixon suffered a triceps injury that could keep him out for a while. Trent Cole was on crutches after the game with a calf strain. Ends Juqua Parker and Darryl Tapp still are out. Not a good situation. THOSE FOURTH-QUARTER BLUES: For the third straight week, the Eagles blew a fourth-quarter lead. They have been outscored 36-0 in the fourth quarter the last three games. DEFENDING THE BACKS AND TIGHT ENDS: A seasonlong problem continued as the Niners' running backs and tight ends accounted for 154 of 291 receiving yards.
October 11, 2010 |
UP NEXT Who: Atlanta at Eagles When: Sunday, 1 p.m. Where: Lincoln Financial Field TV: Fox Radio: WYSP (94.1-FM), WIP (610-AM) Series history: Eagles lead, 16-11-1. Last meeting: Eagles won, 34-7, last December in Michael Vick's return to the Georgia Dome. INJURY REPORT Jason Peters: Knee Brodrick Bunkley: Elbow DeSean Jackson: Knee, but seems fine. Trent Cole: Hamstring, returned to the game. TWEET, TWEET Sampling of Daily News writers' thoughts on Twitter during last night's game: @LesBowen: Wonderful start.
December 11, 2012 |
SOME INTREPID folks were trying to work the gee-despite-the-win-you-were-eliminated-from-playoff-contention angle in the locker room Monday. Of the handful of Eagles available after a brief practice, nobody seemed shocked they weren't going to the postseason. "It felt great to win, especially under the circumstances, with a lot of young guys in, a lot of key players out in key positions," tight end Clay Harbor said. Despite how the question was phrased, Harbor didn't even mention the playoffs.
December 9, 2014 |
MARK SANCHEZ isn't known for his long passes but - when it comes to photos - he can bomb with the best of them. Yesterday, Trent Cole posted an Instagram photo showing he and Jason Peters getting IVs before tangling with the Seahawks. "Getting the fluids to full," wrote Cole. Sanchez, as you can see, decided it would be fun to crash the party. It's a shame he didn't show up for the game. In another tweet, Cole, an avid hunter, wrote: "QBs today and whitetails tomorrow.