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Bleeding Green Nation Feb 19, 2019
How the franchise tag window opening could impact Nick Foles and the Eagles

How the franchise tag window opening could impact Nick Foles and the Eagles

Two weeks to decide. The NFL franchise tag window officially opens today, Tuesday, February 19 starting at 4:00 PM ET. Here’s a look at what this development means for the Philadelphia Eagles and their potential tag candidate, Nick Foles. What you need to know about the tag Teams typically use the franchise designation to prevent one of their key impending free agents from leaving in free agency. Teams have a two-week period to apply this designation; this year’s deadline is on March 5 before 4:00 PM ET. There are three tag versions: the exclusive franchise tag, the non-exclusive...
Bleeding Green Nation Feb 19, 2019
“NFL experts” propose three different Eagles trade ideas

“NFL experts” propose three different Eagles trade ideas

Which one do you like best? ESPN recently had a panel of their so-called “NFL experts” make a bunch of predictions for the 2019 NFL offseason. One of the portions of their feature has a section called “Designing realistic offseason trades that help both teams.” This section contains three different trade ideas involving the Philadelphia Eagles, so let’s take a look and grade each of them. SCENARIO 1: Jaguars trade RB Leonard Fournette to Eagles for QB Nick Foles Dan Graziano’s explanation: “Why not? The Jaguars have clearly soured on Fournette, and the Eagles obviously...
Inside the Iggles Feb 18, 2019

Former Bachelor contestant discusses Nick Foles’ nickname

Nick Foles’ nickname that was made famous during his Super Bowl run has recently been brought up again by former Bachelor contestant, Adam Gottschalk. Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback Nick Foles is going to go down as a legend in Philly. As Foles held the Vince Lombardi trophy up for the first time in franchise history, […] Former Bachelor contestant discusses Nick Foles’ nickname - Inside the Iggles - Inside the Iggles - A Philadelphia Eagles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Bleeding Green Nation Feb 19, 2019
The Linc - “Smart people I talk to around the league think the Eagles apply the tag” to Nick Foles

The Linc - “Smart people I talk to around the league think the Eagles apply the tag” to Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 2/19/19. Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... 2019 NFL Free Agency: Ranking the likelihood that Le’Veon Bell, Demarcus Lawrence and others will be tagged - CBS SportsThe Eagles are weighing playing a very dangerous game with their back-up QB. IF they tag Foles he will sign it ASAP and lock in his $25M. Ultimately, besides Jacksonville I don’t know who else trades anything of value for him, and it’s not like Foles is the only QB out there (Teddy Bridgewater, anyone?). How much more than the fourth-round pick Baltimore got for Joe...
Bleeding Green Nation Feb 20, 2019
Eagles “stay or go” final results

Eagles “stay or go” final results

The fans speak. Now that BGN’s “stay or go” series is finally over, let’s take a look back at the results. Here’s how Philadelphia Eagles fans voted on players, coaches, and executives. QUARTERBACK - [REVIEW] CARSON WENTZ Even full well knowing that the Eagles aren’t moving on from Wentz, a vocal minority still wants him gone. NICK FOLES There’s obviously going to be some sentimental voting here but there’s virtually zero chance Foles is back with Philly in 2019. NATE SUDFELD Sudfeld is set to be a restricted free agent but the Eagles will...
Bleeding Green Nation Feb 18, 2019
ESPN has a 5 step plan for the Eagles’ 2019 offseason

ESPN has a 5 step plan for the Eagles’ 2019 offseason

Sound good to you? Every year, ESPN’s Bill Barnwell comes up with a list of five offseason moves that each NFL team should make. Barnwell had some quality suggestions for the Philadelphia Eagles last year. Now let’s take a look at this year’s five-step plan. 1. Let Nick Foles leave in free agency. This one is relatively simple. The only way the Eagles should use the franchise tag on Foles is if they have 100% confidence in a deal lined up to trade him. And such a deal would need to net them a minimum of one third-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. If the Eagles aren’t perfectly...

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