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Eagles Injury Report: Miles Sanders among three limited, four players sit out

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Updates on Philadelphia’s injuries.

The Philadelphia Eagles issued their first official injury report on Thursday in advance of their Week 3 Monday Night Football game against the Dallas Cowboys.

Four players DID NOT PARTICIPATE in practice: Fletcher Cox, Jason Kelce, Hassan Ridgeway, and Davion Taylor.

Cox and Kelce each received a veteran rest day. Hopefully the “foot” issue listed next to Kelce doesn’t turn out to be too serious.

Ridgeway...

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Thursday Night Football: Panthers vs. Texans

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Watch this Thursday night matchup here!

Week 3 of the 2021 NFL season will kickoff with a matchup featuring the Carolina Panthers (2-0) and Houston Texans (1-1) on Thursday Night Football.

These teams don’t play each other often, but the Panthers lead the all-time series 3-2, including the last three meetings. Most recently, Carolina got the win in Houston back in 2019, 16-10.

With Texans’ QB Tyrod Taylor sidelined with a hamstring injury,...

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Nick Sirianni is fired up for ‘Beat Dallas’ week

Plus, the Eagles’ head coach talks game planning and moving on from the Week 2 loss.

Donning a “Beat Dallas” shirt, Eagles’ head coach Nick Sirianni spoke to reporters on Thursday, and talked about the division rivalry, how they are game planning with Zach Ertz on the COVID list, and how he’s working to be a better play-caller.

Here’s what the head coach had to say:

On Beat Dallas week

Sirianni talked about how often he’ll interact with fans who include a little note to...

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Why we hate the Cowboys: A list of the most Nauseating Franchise in Sports

It’s Dallas week. Nothing in the NFL compares to the preparation that Eagles and Cowboys fans face when the two teams prepare to face off. Put the game on Sunday, or Monday night and the animosity reaches it’s APEX.

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Eagles HC Nick Sirianni plays up Cowboys rivalry with latest shirt choice

Sirianni appeared for his media availability Thursday wearing a “Beat Dallas” shirt ahead of the Eagles’ matchup with the Cowboys on Monday night.

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'I'll be wearing this all week': Eagles coach Nick Sirianni wears 'Beat Dallas' shirt ahead of matchup with Cowboys

Philadelphia Eagles Nick Sirianni is facing the Dallas Cowboys for the first time as a head coach -- and he's already giving them bulletin board material.

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Eagles expect to be without RG Brandon Brooks for next eight weeks

The Birds parked Brooks on the injured reserve list earlier this week following his pectoral injury. Early on, there was fear of it being a season-ending for Brooks, one of the league’s most talented offensive guards.

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Weapon X Mailbag: Would the Eagles ever use Jordan Mailata in the backfield?

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Plus: Who steps up on defense?

The Eagles’ huuuugeeeee Monday Night Football matchup against the Cowboys looms large. I feel it in my bones.

If you’d like to ask a question for a future mailbag, you can tweet at me or email me at bleedinggreeninfo@gmail.com.

AWAY WE GO!

Carter Anderson (via email): What is the likelihood that we will see Jordan Mailata lined up in the backfield in short yardage situations? Sean Coxe (via email): Here’s an...

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Fletcher Cox is ready to lead the Eagles defense in 2021 and beyond

Since being drafted in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, Fletcher Cox has gone on to accomplish just about everything there is to achieve in the NFL.

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NFL Week 3 Game Picks

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Predicting the winners of this week’s NFL matchups.

Our Week 3 picks for the 2021 NFL season are in!

Bleeding Green Nation staff members are here to predict the winners of every game on the schedule. We’ll tally the results along the way and see who comes out on top at the end of the season. Feel free to post your own predictions or discuss the writer predictions in the comments. You, the gentle reader, can also join in on the fun by voting for who...

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Eagles rookie storylines heading into the Cowboys game

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Week 3 preview.

The Eagles rookies are coming off a largely disappointing showing against the 49ers. As the team looks to rebound from a loss, the Eagles’ first-year players need to rebound against the Cowboys. As the bright lights shine on their first primetime showing in the NFL, here are the ways they will need to respond.

The Eagles need a DeVonta Smith breakout.

After a pretty damn good first NFL game from DeVonta Smith, the first round...

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Fletcher Cox reveals what Nick Sirianni told the Eagles after week 2 loss

The Philadelphia Eagles suffered a disappointing loss in week 2, falling to the San Francisco 49ers despite plenty of chances to turn things around and secure the win.

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Jonathan Gannon, Shane Steichen talk scheme, player production, and more

Plus, the Eagles’ DC gives his thoughts on some of the penalties (and reactions to them) in Week 2.

Eagles defensive coordinator Jonathan Gannon and offensive coordinator Shane Steichen spoke to reporters on Wednesday. From Gannon we heard about the defense’s identity, some thoughts on individual players, and his feelings on some of the penalties from Week 2. Steichen talked a bit about Jalen Hurts, the effort to get the ball to different playmakers, and what he sees from...

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The Linc - Exactly how will the Eagles replace Brandon Graham?

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Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 9/23/21.

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Eagles film: Who will fill the Brandon Graham void? More on Josh Sweat, Derek Barnett, and other candidates. - Inquirer
The majority of Sweat’s rushes — 81.3 percent — have come from the right vs. left tackles. Barnett has a similar percentage (81.6). Gannon was asked if switching sides affects edge rushers as much as it can for tackles on the other...

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Dallas Cowboys' Dak Prescott and Philadelphia Eagles' Jalen Hurts bring top-notch intangibles to QB duel

Prescott is the more experienced and accomplished NFL quarterback, but the leadership and mentality of both signal-callers suggest they each have a bright future.

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The Eagles are underdogs against the Cowboys in Dallas

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But history might not be on the side of Philly’s Week 3 opponent.

It’s really too bad we didn’t get to see a Philadelphia Eagles win combined with a Dallas Cowboys loss in Week 2. The juice levels would’ve been off the charts for an 2-0 Eagles squad going down south to take on an 0-2 Cowboys team.

Instead, both sides are 1-1 heading into a Week 3 Monday Night Football matchup. Still obviously an important game with the winner potentially...

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Eagles News: Jalen Hurts is the second-ranked quarterback by PFF’s grading

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Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 9/22/21.

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NFL Week 3 quarterback rankings - PFF
Despite a relatively low EPA ranking, Tom Brady is so far out ahead of the field in grading that he secures the No. 1 spot in the rankings. Jalen Hurts has been elite from a grading and efficiency standpoint this year, though his offense’s overall performance in Week 2 was lackluster, mostly due to a heavy reliance on...

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Eagles announce multiple roster moves

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Making sense of the latest news.

The Philadelphia Eagles officially announced a number of transactions on Tuesday evening. An overview:

DE Brandon Graham and OG Brandon Brooks were placed on injured reserve. OG Jack Anderson was signed from the Buffalo Bills’ practice squad to the Eagles’ 53-man roster. TE Richard Rodgers was signed to the practices squad while C Harry Crider was released to make room for him. CB Craig James, OG Sua...

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Jordan Mailata is already living up to his $64M price-tag

It’s been ten days since Jordan Mailata signed a new $64-million contract, completing a fairytale in the process. Since then, the Aussie has predictably lived up to the price-tag and then some, demonstrating exactly why he has been maid the blindside protector of Jalen Hurts.

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Week 3 college football standouts

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An eye on NFL Draft prospects.

There were many high profile games in week three of the college football season and plenty of impressive showings from NFL prospects across the country. However, few showed out quite like Michigan State’s Kenneth Walker and Oklahoma’s Jalen Redmond.

Michigan State has not been a top team for a few years now, but Kenneth Walker has given the Spartans a spark on offense that could catapult them back to relevance. Against a...

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