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Will an overlooked DeVonta Smith lead to an explosive 2022 season?

In the history of the Eagles franchise, one of the biggest problems that the team has consistently had to deal with is the need for more receiving weapons.

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The Linc - Kenneth Gainwell among fantasy football sleeper candidates

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Fantasy Football: Sleeper running back candidates - PFF
Kenneth Gainwell, Philadelphia Eagles. Gainwell is the third member of the 2021 draft class on this list, and the 23-year-old spent the 2021 season as part of a four-man committee in Philadelphia, primarily serving as a receiving back. He received at least five targets in five games, including their...

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Eagles WR A.J. Brown clears the air over “All-Star” comments

A.J. Brown has been a breath of fresh air for the Eagles so far. From his winning mentality to the support or his best friend, Jalen Hurts. Now he has found a new way to win over the hearts of Eagles fans as he has stepped in to provide a little clarity over Miles Sanders’ recent comments.

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Ranking the top five Eagles’ Safeties of the last 20 years

The Eagles don’t have another scheduled practice until the end of July and free agency seems to have ended for the club. Barring any unforeseen news, we

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The Linc - PFF likes the Eagles’ secondary

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2022 NFL secondary rankings: Baltimore Ravens, Tampa Bay Buccaneers take top spots - PFF
13. Philadelphia Eagles. CB: Darius Slay, CB: James Bradberry, NCB: Avonte Maddox, S: Anthony Harris, S: Jaquiski Tartt. If you’re going to be strong anywhere in the secondary, having two potential shut-down cornerbacks on the outside trumps all. Over the past two seasons,...

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The Linc - Eagles have one of the NFL’s top position group duos

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2022 NFL season: Ranking top duos at 11 key position groups - NFL.com
Offensive tackles: Jordan Mailata and Lane Johnson. The Eagles’ bookends possess the size, length and athleticism to stymie elite pass rushers on the edges. Johnson (6-6, 325) is an ultra-athletic blocker with exceptional skills in the run or pass game. The 32-year-old veteran is a rarity...

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How Can Jalen Hurts Prove Himself in 2022?

I am a big fan of Jalen Hurts. Like, a really big fan. I mean, what’s not to love about the guy? His mentality embodies everything one could want in a “face of the franchise” – he’s got the grit, confidence, and work ethic to back it all up.

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Eagles' Top Trade Candidates Ahead of 2022 Training Camp

The Philadelphia Eagles are looking to make some noise in the NC playoff race this season. They made a postseason appearance in 2021, added star wideout A.J....

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Who are the top 5 rivals of the Philadelphia Eagles?

The Philadelphia Eagles have been around since 1933. As one of the oldest franchises in existence, the team has a number of key rivalries both in their own division and outside of it.

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The Linc - “There isn’t a tougher QB evaluation in the NFL” than Jalen Hurts

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The 10 Non-Superstars Who Could Shape the 2022 NFL Season - The Ringer
Jalen Hurts, QB Eagles. There isn’t a tougher QB evaluation in the NFL right now. Hurts in 2021 was a decent starter whose athleticism allowed him to overcome obvious limitations in the dropback passing game. But that version of Hurts was also far better than the one we saw during his...

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Eagles sign Cam Jurgens to rookie contract to round out 2022 NFL Draft class

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Paperwork done.

The Philadelphia Eagles signed second-round pick Cam Jurgens to his rookie contract on Friday, according to an official team announcement.

This news means that all five of the Eagles’ selections from the 2022 NFL Draft have put pen to paper, clearing their way to participate in training camp.

There was never any worry that the Eagles wouldn’t be able to sign their picks in time. Aside from rare notable exceptions (see: Zach Wilson...

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Eagles Super Bowl contributor announces retirement

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Farewell to a fan favorite.

Former Eagles defensive tackle Beau Allen, a contributor to Philadelphia’s Super Bowl LII season, recently announced he’s officially retiring from the NFL.

Statement via his verified Twitter account:

“I am retiring from the game of football

Playing football in the NFL has been the biggest privilege of my life.

Never in my wildest dreams as a youth did I think that I would play in the NFL. So it’s pretty...

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NFC Notes: Commanders, Eagles, Miles Sanders, Giants, Daniel Jones

Commanders John Keim of ESPN points out that second-year CB Benjamin St-Juste has looked good this offseason and has the physical tools to be successful in the slot.  Doug Kyed of ProFootballFocus believes the Commanders would benefit from the veteran presence of free-agent LB Joe Schobert despite already having LB Jamin Davis.

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Sophomore Slumpers or Second-Year Studs?: Looking at the early contributors from the Eagles 2021 Draft Class

For the entirety of the league, the 2021 NFL Draft Class will be one to remember. We have already seen records broken, names established and only a handful of players that have yet to play a snap.

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Former Fan Favorite Beau Allen Announces Retirement

After playing 90 games in the NFL, Beau Allen has announced his retirement. Allen came into the league at 23 years old with the Philadelphia Eagles after the birds took him with the 224th pick back in 2014.

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The best Eagles movie debate part 1: Invincible

NFL franchises aren’t commonly featured in Hollywood movies, but the Philadelphia Eagles have gotten more exposure on the big screen than almost all of their opponents.

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The Linc - Eagles’ most likely first-time Pro Bowler

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Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 7/2/22.

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2022 NFL season: One potential first-time Pro Bowler from each NFC team - NFL.com
EAGLES: Haason Reddick. I could choose DeVonta Smith here, considering he welcomed an excellent new running mate in A.J. Brown this offseason, but since the Eagles’ passing attack still has something to prove, we’ll go with a guy who clearly deserves the...

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Eagles sign second-round pick Cam Jurgens, finalize draft class deals

This marked the second straight year the Eagles used a second-round pick on an interior offensive lineman.

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Eagles have officially signed all of their 2022 Draft picks

The last unsigned draft pick for Philadelphia has finally agreed to a deal. The Eagles announced they have agreed to terms with second round pick Cam Jurgens.

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Eagles Sign Second-Round C Cam Jurgens, Wrap Up Draft Class

The Philadelphia Eagles have signed second-round C Cam Jurgens to a four-year contract. Jurgens, 22, was a third-team All-Big Ten selection in 2021. He was originally a tight end as a freshman before redshirting due to injury.

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