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Eagles regressing to the mean as they prepare for 49ers

Regression to the mean— that’s a description of the current Philadelphia Eagles organization and team roster which is gaining credibility. The first reference to it EYE saw was made by former Eagles DE Chris Long, who was part of the 2017 Super Bowl winning Birds.

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Eagles sign Hakeem Butler, place Goedert on IR

The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Tuesday that they have signed tight end Hakeem Butler off of the Carolina Panthers’ practice squad. To make room for Butler on the 53-man roster, the Eagles placed third-year tight end Dallas Goedert on injured reserve.

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Eagles designate four practice squad protections ahead of Week 4

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New this NFL season, teams are now permitted to protect four of their 16 practice squad members from being poached by other clubs on a weekly basis.

The Philadelphia Eagles designated the following four players ahead of Week 4: wide receiver Deontay Burnett, wide receiver Travis Fulgham, running back Adrian Killins, and center Luke Juriga.

This week marks the fourth time the Eagles have protected Burnett. If...

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Eagles activate Quez Watkins’ 21-day practice window

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Quez back this week?

The Philadelphia Eagles activated Quez Watkins’ 21-day practice window today, according to an official announcement from the team.

Watkins was eligible to be activated since three weeks have passed since he was originally placed on injured reserve due to a hamstring injury.

It should be noted that this news does NOT mean that Watkins has been fully activated to the 53-man roster just yet. The team will have to clear a...

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Eagles poach Hakeem Butler from Panthers’ practice squad, place Dallas Goedert on injured reserve

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Roster news.

The Philadelphia Eagles signed Hakeem Butler from the Carolina Panthers’ practice squad, according to an official announcement from the team. In order to make room for Butler on the roster, they placed Dallas Goedert on injured reserve.

Butler, 24, has previously played at wide receiver but the Eagles are listing him as a tight end. He’s certainly on the bigger size for a receiver at over 6’5” and 227 pounds:

Butler was getting a...

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Eagles place TE Dallas Goedert on IR with ankle injury

To fill Goedert’s roster spot, the Eagles signed Hakeem Butler from the Panthers’ practice squad.

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Trevor Williams left a strong impression on Jim Schwartz in week 3

It’s been a bumpy few years for Trevor Williams. But after an offseason of yo-yoing on and off the Eagles’ roster, he was thrown into the deep end after an injury to Avonte Maddox left the Eagles light on depth.

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SEC prospects shine in conference opening

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An eye on college football.

On Saturday, the SEC kicked off its modified season and to no ones surprise produced a ton of good football. With top prospects all across the conference, it means a lot to stand out and Florida’s Kyle Pitts and Auburn’s Roger McCreary did just that.

Kyle Pitts name was buzzing all offseason as a potential top tight end prospect and his performance against Ole Miss only fueled that fire. The 6’6”,...

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Jim Schwartz talks Eagles’ secondary, improvement from the defensive front, and more

Plus, the Eagles’ DC explains how they prepare for the 49ers.

Eagles’ defensive coordinator spoke to reporters for the first time since the Bengals tie on Sunday and talked about the improvement of the defensive front, the different parts to the secondary, and how they prepare for an injured San Francisco team.

Here’s what the DC had to say:

On the secondary

Schwartz didn’t want to talk much about how losing Avonte Maddox will specifically affect personnel on the back end. He noted...

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Six signs that the Eagles are trying to force a rebuild

We’re now three weeks into a season that could’ve been and should’ve been the most exciting since 2017. The Eagles were primed to take the league by storm in 2020 but what we’ve seen so far is an embarrassment from top to bottom.

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Eagles TE Dallas Goedert to miss several weeks with ankle fracture

After Doug Pederson stated that the Eagles will be without Dallas Goedert for a fairly significant amount of time on Monday, the full extent of his injury has been revealed.

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Source: Eagles' Goedert has small ankle fracture

Eagles TE Dallas Goedert has a small fracture in his ankle, a league source confirmed to ESPN, and is out indefinitely, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Eagles release two practice squad players to sign two more

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The PS shuffle.

The Philadelphia Eagles officially made some changes to the practice squad on Tuesday morning. An overview:

Running back Michael Warren and tight end Jordan Franks were released. Tight end Jason Croom and cornerback Michael Jacquet were signed.

Let’s sort through this on a player-by-player basis.


The Eagles signed Warren as an undrafted rookie free agent following the 2020 NFL Draft. He failed to really stand out in...

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Report: Eagles' Dallas Goedert Has Ankle Fracture, Won't Need Surgery on Injury

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert has been diagnosed with a "very small fracture" in his ankle, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network...

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Eagles sign two players to practice squad after suffering key injuries

The Eagles endured a punishing matchup with the Bengals on Sunday that ultimately resulted in a tie. As frustrating as the result was, there was a lot more to be concerned about in the bigger picture, especially when it came to injuries.

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Eagles' Doug Pederson must 'unclutter' Carson Wentz's mind, and his own

The same guy who dialed up the Philly Special and vows to get his QB back on track must also reassert himself as the NFL's gutsiest coach.

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The Linc - Jason Peters is struggling

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Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 9/29/20.

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The rapid decline of Eagles LT Jason Peters is underway, with gifs and stuff - PhillyVoice
In week 1, Peters struggled with Football Team uber-talented rookie DE Chase Young. In Week 2, the Eagles made it a priority to get the ball out Carson Wentz’s hands quickly. In Week 3 against the Bengals, the wheels fell off for Peters, as he gave up 2 sacks, and was...

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8 leftover thoughts from the Eagles’ embarrassing tie with the Bengals

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Let’s talk.

The Philadelphia Eagles are 0-2-1 after TYING the Cincinnati Bengals. Here are some final thoughts from Sunday’s action.

1 - The Eagles are exhausting

It’s only been three games but this season has felt like a lifetime.

My head has been swimming since the final whistle. I’ve been struggling to organize my thoughts about this bad and boring team, hence the delay in me publishing this weekly postgame article. Sorry...

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NFL Power Rankings: Week 4 Edition

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100% accurate ranking of all 32 teams.

Now that Week 3 of the 2020 NFL season is over, it’s time for everyone’s favorite meaningful exercise: NFL Power Rankings! Let’s take a look at how all 32 teams stack up.


1 - Kansas City Chiefs (Last Week: 1) - The reigning Super Bowl champions are back on top and it’s hard not to think about how they could be a dynasty. The Chiefs are the manifestation of an elite front...

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Monday Night Football: Chiefs vs. Ravens

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Finish off Week 3 here!

Week 3 will finish off with what should be a really fun Monday Night Football matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs (2-0) and the Baltimore Ravens (2-0).

The Chiefs lead the all-time series, 6-3, and have won the past three meetings against the Ravens. They last faced off in early-2019, with the Chiefs winning 33-28 at home. This will be Patrick Mahomes first time playing the Ravens on the road.

Here’s everything you need to...

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