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For the second year in a row, the Eagles look improved at wide receiver

Eagles training camp position preview: Wide receivers.

Philadelphia Eagles training camp 2018 is almost here. Players report to the NovaCare Complex on Wednesday, July 25. The Eagles’ summer schedule, including information on practices open to the public, can be found by clicking here. As we count down the days together, Bleeding Green Nation will be previewing every position on the Eagles roster. We continue today by taking a look at the wide receiver position.

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Doug Pederson won ANOTHER golf bet with Sean Payton

Doug is unstoppable.

Super Bowl winning head coach Doug Pederson went 3-0 on the three golf bets he made with Sean Payton this offseason. Doug is clearly a stud on the green.

Pederson’s latest victory means the New Orleans Saints head coach will make a donation to the Eagles Autism Challenge.

Doug Pederson got the best of Sean Payton once again. Pederson shot a 78 in Sunday’s final round to bring home more money for the Eagles Autism Challenge. “It’s very special. I’m very...

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Eagles QB Carson Wentz gets married and collects another ring

That makes two in five months for the Super Bowl champion quarterback

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Carson Wentz, Madison Oberg were married over the weekend

Carson Wentz took advantage of the the NFL’s “summer break” between the Philadelphia Eagles’ offseason program and when training camp opens later this month by getting married to Madison Oberg over the weekend. Wentz and Oberg got engaged back in February, two days after the Eagles won Super Bowl LII (albeit without Wentz, who was injured). The couple reportedly tied the knot over the weekend in a ceremony at The Lake House Inn in Perkasie, Pa., about 40 miles outside of...

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Carson Wentz got married over the weekend


Carson Wentz is a married man.

The Philadelphia Eagles’ franchise quarterback officially tied the knot with his now-wife, Maddie Oberg, over the weekend.

Such a blessing to finally get to marry my best friend! It was an incredible day and God has his fingerprints all over our story! I’m a lucky man with one amazing wife #WentzUponATime pic.twitter.com/6N99DgQ3NV

— Carson Wentz (@cj_wentz) July 16, 2018

The low-profile wedding reportedly took place at The Lake House...

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Carson Wentz Is a Married Man

Eagles training camp begins in 10 days, so it’s important to get life’s minor details out the way. Carson Wentz got married this weekend at the Lakehouse Inn in East Rockhill Township: -Christy Stack) @Eagles pic.twitter.com/LccsBQNFeM — Steve Lindsay CBS (@SteveLindsayCBS) July 16, 2018 Wentz was engaged to Madison Oberg five months ago, about a week after the Super Bowl win. And no, I didn’t know where “East Rockhill Township” was either, but apparently it’s at the foot of...

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Darren Sproles has a statistical goal he’s targeting in the final year of his career

One last ride for Mighty Mouse.

In a post titled “One More Year” written on his online platform, Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles confirmed the 2018 season will be his last in the NFL.

This “news” hardly comes as a surprise. Sproles was originally set to retire after the 2017 season. The equation changed, of course, when Sproles suffered a season-ending injury in Week 3. Sproles didn’t want to go out that way.

And who could blame him? The 35-year-old has a prime...

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Nick Foles says returning to backup role will test him

Nick Foles led the Philadelphia Eagles to a Super Bowl victory, but he’s heading back to the bench in 2018. And it won’t be a painless move for the quarterback.In an interview with Peter King of Football Morning in America, Foles acknowledged there will be tough moments and said he’ll lean on his faith while taking on this unique situation.“There’s a lot of great growth that goes on with it. I’ll be able to show my daughter down the road that with these opportunities that arise,...

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Nick Foles: It was hard to watch other QBs sign big contracts

Quarterback Nick Foles has been consistent this offseason when it comes to expressing his happiness about being a member of the Eagles even if staying in Philly means he is back to being a backup this season. Foles didn’t stray from that path during a conversation with Peter King for his inaugural Football Morning in [more]

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Philadelphians blocked off a section of South Street to rewatch the Eagles win the Super Bowl

Peak Philly.

A large number of sports fans gathered on a blocked off section of South Street in Philadelphia yesterday, Sunday, July 16 to watch the 2018 World Cup final between France and Croatia.

South street full of fans watching the World Cup. @NBCPhiladelphia pic.twitter.com/po1mzGVW3e

— Photojournalist (@dcheston88) July 15, 2018

But the viewing party didn’t end there.

After France won the game by a final score of 4-2, Philadelphians started watching a different kind of...

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The Linc - Nick Foles says going back to the bench is ‘gonna test who I am’

Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 7/16/18.

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Aaron Rodgers Isn’t Scared: Of Aging, New Contracts or Sharks (Anymore) - Peter King’s Football Morning In America
“I sort of look at it as this,” Foles said, his car taking him up the West Side Highway in Manhattan to a book-signing in New Jersey. “The good Lord’s equipped me to handle this situation. Are there gonna be moments where it’s tough because I’m a competitor? Yes. But...

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Eagles RB Darren Sproles will retire after 2018 season

Darren Sproles' remarkable NFL career, which has seen him score 61 total touchdowns over 13 years, will conclude after the 2018 season.

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Eagles running back Darren Sproles says he plans to retire after next season

Sproles wrote in a blog post Sunday he wants to play just one more NFL season.

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Doug Pederson receives Eagles chant after scoring an eagle on the golf course

The Summer of Doug continues.

Doug Pederson has been unstoppable this year.

From winning a golf bet with Sean Payton, to firing a ceremonial first pitch strike down the middle, to beating the Eagles’ rookies in a home run derby, to stiff-arming controversy, to ...

... oh, yeah, WINNING THE SUPER BOWL without an MVP caliber quarterback, a Hall of Fame left tackle, a Darren Sproles, a stud linebacker, and a special teams captain. No big deal.

Doug continued his dominance on the golf course...

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‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ is making an episode about the Eagles’ Super Bowl victory


The Eagles’ Super Bowl victory is going to be featured on the newest season of everyone’s favorite Philly-based sitcom: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

From an official FXX press release (h/t Brian Grubb):

Even without Dennis Reynolds, the Gang has its hands full as Charlie hopes to have a child with The Waitress, Mac sets out to understand his newfound sexuality, Dee takes feminism to new heights, and Frank goes to great lengths for the Gang to experience the greatest moment in...

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Darren Sproles to retire after 2018 season

Eagles running back Darren Sproles will retire from the NFL after the 2018 season, as the veteran explained in a post on Sunday. “The plan was for 2017 to be my last season,” writes Sproles. “I was 34, had a great career, accomplished a lot—it was time. No one ever expected my career to last this long, over a decade but I was proud to prove them all wrong. Then my season ended a little earlier than expected, to an injury.An injury is different; It’s something you don’t have any...

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Doug Pederson sees Ben McAdoo's point, but hasn't seen complacency in Eagles

The Eagles coach responds to the comments made by the former coach of the Giants

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Darren Sproles looking to move to No. 5 in all-time all-purpose yards

Running back Darren Sproles made it clear why he decided to re-sign with the Eagles earlier this offseason. Sproles planned for 2017 to be his final NFL season, but a torn ACL and broken arm meant that he spent most of the year on injured reserve. He said in May that he didn’t want that [more]

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Darren Sproles announces 2018 will be his last season

Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles will hang up his cleats after one more season in the NFL. He announced that his 2018 campaign will be his last in a blog entitled “One More Year,” which he shared on Sunday. Sproles surprised many by coming back for this coming season. He suffered a season-ending injury during the 2017 season, which he explained took its toll. “Coming back from any injury is tough — especially a knee injury for a running back. I wondered if I was going...

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Darren Sproles Announces He Will Retire After 2018-19 Season with Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles will return for the 2018 season, but it will be his last in the NFL , as he announced on Twitter Sunday: Sproles also ...

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