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Tim Tebow vs. Matt Barkley battle for third string quarterback will take place in Eagles-Jets game

Tim Tebow vs. Matt Barkley battle for third string quarterback will take place in Eagles-Jets game

Two men enter, but will even one survive? The fourth NFL preseason game is always the most boring football game of the entire year. It's the Backup Bowl. A bunch of players who won't even be in the NFL this season will be playing against each other trying to earn a roster spot before final cuts take place. The Eagles typically play the Jets in this game each year, and this year will be no different. What WILL be different is the potential added intrigue thanks to the Matt Barkley versus Tim Tebow battle for third string quarterback. Doesn't merely reading that sentence get you excited? OK,...
Brandon Lee Gowton / Bleeding Green Nation 8 hours ago

Tim Tebow has very good chance to make Eagles roster, per report

You shouldn't be surprised. One of the biggest things to watch in this week's Eagles vs. Jets game is the battle of Philadelphia's third string quarterbacks: Matt Barkley and Tim Tebow. According to one report, however, the battle may already be won. Here's the latest from NFL Media insider Ian Rapoport: One...
philly.com 12 hours ago

It's Alonso's left knee that's bothering him

Kiko Alonso's tendinitis is in his left knee, which is the same knee that needed to be surgically repaired in 2014 for a torn anterior cruciate ligament. The Eagles' inside linebacker said tendinitis is common after that type of injury and he's making progress.
Brandon Lee Gowton / Bleeding Green Nation 14 hours ago

Kiko Alonso, Josh Huff expect to play in Eagles vs. Jets preseason game

A few key Eagles players will actually be suiting up in the preseason finale. Here's a quick update on the Philadelphia Eagles injury situation as the team prepares to play the New York Jets on Thursday evening. Kiko Alonso The Eagles linebacker was expected to make his debut against the Green Bay...
philly.com 12 hours ago

Former Eagle Tom Scott passes away

The Philadelphia Eagles announced the passing of former linebacker Tom Scott, who died on Monday, Aug. 31 at the age of 84.

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philly.com 3 hours ago

NFL: DeSean says he can relate to RG3

DeSean Jackson said he can relate to what Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is going through. After Griffin lost the starting job on Monday, Jackson compared it with his leaving the Eagles after the 2013 season.
philly.com 4 hours ago

Jets game crucial for some Eagles in key spots

LB, Kiko Alonso WR Josh Huff among the players who need to do well in the preseason finale as roster cuts near.

Packers' special teams struggle against Eagles

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philly.com 10 hours ago

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philly.com 12 hours ago

Quron Pratt, Rasheed Bailey get chance to play for Eagles

Rasheed Bailey and Quron Pratt - wide receivers with local connections - figure to receive extended playing time Thursday night in the Eagles' final exhibition game of the season against the host New York Jets.
philly.com 13 hours ago

Alonso, Huff will play in preseason finale

Kiko Alonso, who hasn't played yet with his Eagles teammates, will get that chance Thursday at the Jets in the preseason finale, though most regulars won't get on the field. Josh Huff, who has missed the last two games, also plans to take part.
philly.com 15 hours ago

Chip confirms Barkley's starting in final preseason test

Matt Barkley will start the Eagles' final preseason game as he battles Tim Tebow for the third quarterbacking spot, Chip Kelly confirmed in the coach's final session with reporters before Thursday's game.
philly.com 22 hours ago

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Join the Inquirer's Zach Berman for his weekly Eagles chat, starting today at 10 a.m.
philly.com Sep 1, 2015

Bennie Logan a small wonder on Eagles' defense

The nose tackle is only 6-2 and 309 pounds, but is a sizable presence on defensive line.
philly.com Sep 1, 2015

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Alonso says he has a nagging knee injury. D4
philly.com Sep 1, 2015

Time for Eagles coach Chip Kelly to end the Tebow experiment

This is not about being a Tim Tebow hater, it's merely that he isn't good enough to be an NFL quarterback.
philly.com Aug 31, 2015

Eagles Notes: Kiko Alonso being careful with 'nagging' knee ailment

Kiko Alonso practiced on Monday after missing the third preseason game on Saturday because his leg bothered him during pregame warm-ups.

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