Ram it: LA really is ready to knock off Pats in Super Bowl

Football 02/01/19, 17:47

The Los Angeles Rams aren't ready to beat the Patriots, according to much of the conventional wisdom around the Super Bowl.Only four members of the upstart NFC champions have ever played in a Super Bowl. Even though the Rams are coming off a 13-3 regular season and two playoff wins ...

Pederson reiterates Wentz is Philly’s No. 1 QB

Football 01/15/19, 18:16

Eagles coach Doug Pederson reiterated Tuesday that Carson Wentz will be the team's starting quarterback in 2019.Wentz missed the final three games of the regular season and two playoff games because of a back injury. Nick Foles led Philadelphia to four straight wins and was 27 yards away from taking ...

Reigning Super Bowl champion Eagles aren’t done yet

Football 01/07/19, 18:49

When the Philadelphia Eagles gather around their coach in the locker room after each win, Doug Pederson yells: "We're not done yet."The defending Super Bowl champions were written off after a 48-7 loss to the New Orleans Saints dropped their record to 4-6 in November.They responded with two wins before ...

Parkey’s missed field goal ruled a block

Football 01/07/19, 17:48

Cody Parkey's missed 43-yard field goal in the final seconds that gave the Philadelphia Eagles a 16-15 upset win over the Chicago Bears in Sunday's wild-card playoff game was officially ruled a block by the NFL. ...

After big jump, Bears look to KO defending champion Eagles

Football 01/05/19, 12:40

Not long after he was hired, Matt Nagy watched the Super Bowl with his wife at a bar near the Chicago Bears' practice facility. His good friend Doug Pederson was coaching the Philadelphia Eagles to their first Super Bowl championship.The place was just about empty. He even had to ask ...

All 12 playoff coaches are tied to Bill Walsh or Parcells

Football 01/05/19, 02:39

There is no denying the impact on the coaching world that Bill Walsh and Bill Parcells have had. The hard evidence is apparent again as the NFL playoffs begin.All 12 of the coaches have some sort of tie-in to either three-time Super Bowl champion Walsh or two-time winner Parcells. Yes, ...

Nick Foles will start for Eagles vs. Bears

Football 12/31/18, 13:54

Nick Foles will start at quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles despite a chest injury when the defending Super Bowl champions play the Chicago Bears in an NFC wild-card game next Sunday.Eagles coach Doug Pederson says Foles is "feeling good" and will be ready to go against the Bears (12-4). He ...

Eagles make it official, Foles will get another start

Football 12/24/18, 17:21

Nick Foles will get another shot to lead the Philadelphia Eagles to the playoffs.Coming off a record-setting performance in a 32-30 comeback win over Houston, Foles will start when the Eagles (8-7) visit Washington (7-8) in a must-win game Sunday.Coach Doug Pederson announced Monday that Foles will remain under center, ...

Led by Nick Foles, resilient Eagles are back in playoff mix

Football 12/17/18, 16:42

Facing a must win with their Super Bowl MVP backup quarterback leading the way, the Philadelphia Eagles responded like champions.Don't write them off just yet."We're still playing for something," coach Doug Pederson said Monday, less than 24 hours after Nick Foles led the Eagles to a 30-23 victory over the ...

Wentz has stress fracture in back, questionable to face Rams

Sports 12/14/18, 11:49

Eagles coach Doug Pederson says Carson Wentz has a stress fracture in his back and is questionable to play Sunday night against the Rams in Los Angeles.Pederson says the injury evolved over time and does not require surgery but could take up to three months to heal. Wentz is expected ...

Carson Wentz sidelined by a back problem

Football 12/12/18, 12:32

Carson Wentz isn't practicing Wednesday because of a back problem.Eagles coach Doug Pederson says Wentz has "soreness" and "tightness" in his back and needs more evaluation. It's uncertain whether he can play when Philadelphia (6-7) visits the Los Angeles Rams (11-2) on Sunday night.Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles would start ...

Eagles search for answers in season gone wrong

Football 12/10/18, 17:31

Explaining what went wrong a day after another frustrating loss left the Philadelphia Eagles on the brink of elimination was a difficult exercise for coach Doug Pederson.Why didn't he go for a 2-point conversion and the win?Why try a quarterback option on third-and-1?Why does the offense still struggle early in ...

Grugier-Hill apologizes for saying Cowboys “always choke”

Football 12/07/18, 16:15

Eagles linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill says he apologized to coach Doug Pederson for trash talking the Dallas Cowboys earlier this week.Grugier-Hill told a Philadelphia television reporter on Wednesday: "Look at Dallas' history. They always choke. So we'll go down there and make them choke."The defending Super Bowl champion Eagles (6-6) ...

Eagles try to stay afloat at Cowboys, who did same in Philly

Football 12/06/18, 18:51

Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys saved their season with a win in Philadelphia a month ago.Carson Wentz and the Eagles will try to do the same in Texas — actually for the third straight week since the defending champs found their season on the brink following a blowout loss ...

Rookie Josh Adams becomes answer for Eagles at running back

Sports 11/26/18, 16:57

An undrafted rookie who began the season on the practice squad kept the Philadelphia Eagles in the playoff race.Josh Adams helped the Eagles overcome deficits of 12-0 and 19-3 in a 25-22 victory over the New York Giants that moved the defending Super Bowl champions within one game of the ...

Elliott’s 43-yard FG leads Eagles past Giants 25-22

Football 11/25/18, 19:51

The injury-depleted defense held on long enough for Carson Wentz and Philadelphia's new-found rushing attack to rally.Jake Elliott kicked a 43-yard field goal with 22 seconds remaining, and the Eagles beat the New York Giants 25-22 on Sunday after trailing 12-0 early and 19-14 in the fourth quarter.Wentz made key ...

Elliott’s 43-yard FG leads Eagles past Giants 25-22

Football 11/25/18, 16:20

Jake Elliott kicked a 43-yard field goal with 22 seconds remaining, and the Philadelphia Eagles rallied for a 25-22 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday.The defending Super Bowl champions trailed 12-0 early and were down 19-14 in the fourth quarter before Carson Wentz made key throws and undrafted ...

If Eagles are to get respectable, they must get wins now

Sports 11/22/18, 23:48

Enough of this.If the Eagles are going to make a respectable showing after their first Super Bowl title, it's time to do so. They have lost three of their past four, turn over the ball too often, and can't make big defensive stops.They are heavily injured physically and, perhaps psychologically, ...

Eagles are reeling after worst loss by defending champs

Football 11/19/18, 17:35

The defending champs are reeling and seem on the verge of receiving a knockout punch.An embarrassing 48-7 loss to the New Orleans Saints — the most lopsided defeat for a Super Bowl champion — left the Philadelphia Eagles (4-6) one loss from last place. They're optimistic because they are in ...

Eagles closer to last place than repeating as champions

Football 11/14/18, 16:57

The Philadelphia Eagles are closer to being the eighth defending Super Bowl champion to follow up with a losing record than becoming the ninth team to repeat.A season that began with promise has been a major disappointment. The offense is inconsistent, the defense has wasted several leads in the second ...

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