Invincible II? Vinny Papale long shot to make an NFL roster

Sports 05/14/19, 02:09

Vinny Papale knows his father's story and has watched the Mark Wahlberg movie "Invincible" about 30 times.Only when he got to college at Delaware did Vinny fully appreciate the inspirational tale of Vince Papale earning a spot with the Philadelphia Eagles at age 30 despite never playing football before. The ...

Eagles draft all about offense

Football 04/27/19, 19:36

Scoring more points matters most to the Philadelphia Eagles.The Eagles took offensive players with four of their five picks in the NFL draft, passing up needs on defense to select the best players available to help them improve an offense that ranked 18th in scoring last year.They got their only ...

Eagles get Miles Sanders and JJ Arcega-Whiteside

Football 04/26/19, 20:10

The Philadelphia Eagles added a pair of offensive weapons in the second round of the NFL draft, selecting Penn State running back Miles Sanders with the No. 53 overall pick and Stanford wide receiver JJ Arcega-Whiteside at No. 57 on Friday night.Sanders had 1,274 yards rushing, an average of 5.8 ...

Ravens make 1st-round swap, select Oklahoma receiver Brown

Football 04/25/19, 22:32

Baltimore Ravens rookie general manager Eric DeCosta waited his entire life to make a selection in the NFL draft, so delaying the moment for a few extra minutes wasn't much of a hardship.When the wait was over, DeCosta selected wide receiver Marquise Brown of Oklahoma.And by trading the 22nd overall ...

Eagles move up to get future left tackle Andre Dillard

Football 04/25/19, 22:17

The Philadelphia Eagles got their future left tackle to protect Carson Wentz's blindside.The Eagles traded up three spots to select Washington State left tackle Andre Dillard with the 22nd pick in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night. Philadelphia sent Baltimore the 25th pick, a fourth-rounder (No. 127) ...

Eagles have luxury of drafting talent over need

Football 04/18/19, 12:41

Adding proven veterans in trades and free agency has allowed the Philadelphia Eagles to stick to their philosophy of selecting talent over need in the NFL draft."We want to retool. We don't want to rebuild when we have this amount of talent on our team," said Howie Roseman, the team's ...

DC police: Eagles’ Mills, Wiz’s Robinson arrested for fight

Sports 04/13/19, 13:34

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills and Washington Wizards forward Devin Robinson were arrested after a fight outside a nightclub, Washington police said Saturday.Karimah Bilal, program manager for the Metropolitan Police Department's office of communications, confirmed in an email to The Associated Press that the Mills named in the police report ...

Source: Cup champion Capitals to visit White House

Sports 03/19/19, 13:42

Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will get a chance to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. The Russian-born captain and playoff MVP and his teammates are continuing the NHL tradition of visiting the sitting president after some recent champions in other ...

Truex makes move to Joe Gibbs Racing with championship goal

Football 02/11/19, 13:49

Martin Truex Jr. was just one of many Philadelphia Eagles fans bummed when Nick Foles' pass deflected off a receiver and was intercepted to end a playoff push toward a second straight Super Bowl."They had a shot," Truex said. "Without that interception, I think they could have pulled it off."The ...

Eagles receiver Alshon Jeffery thanks 2nd-grader for letter

Sports 01/18/19, 14:01

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been getting lots of support from fans after dropping a critical pass in the playoff game, including from a second grader who wrote him a supportive letter. Jeffery decided to stop by Abigail Johnson's classroom in West Chester on Thursday to thank her and ...

Eagles face tough offseason decisions, starting with Foles

Football 01/14/19, 16:22

Nick Foles fell 27 yards short of leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a third straight comeback win in the postseason.His next opportunity likely will come in a different uniform.The Eagles (10-8) were eliminated with a 20-14 loss at New Orleans on Sunday, ending the team's bid to repeat as Super ...

Chiefs’ Reid trying to rewrite history of playoff letdowns

Football 01/14/19, 14:49

Andy Reid sat inside an opulent suite high above the field in Arrowhead Stadium six years ago, a sparkle in his eyes and a broad smile hiding underneath his bushy, red mustache.He had just been fired by the Philadelphia Eagles after a mostly successful 14-year run highlighted by a Super ...

Foles denied fantastic finish in possible Eagles finale

Sports 01/13/19, 22:14

Nick Foles got the Philadelphia Eagles off to a fast start, only to be robbed of another fantastic finish by a veteran receiver's uncharacteristic drop."Football is a funny sport, especially playoff football. It's tough," Foles said after a tense 20-14 divisional playoff loss in New Orleans on Sunday. "We started ...

Saints rally past Eagles 20-14, will host NFC title game

Football 01/13/19, 19:49

The New Orleans Saints got two touchdown passes from Drew Brees, two interceptions by Marcus Lattimore, and rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 20-14 Sunday to advance to the NFC championship game.Using a dominant ball-control offense after a horrendous start, Brees took the Saints (14-3) on ...

Bears’ Amos, Eagles’ Bennett fined for roughness in playoffs

Football 01/12/19, 19:51

Chicago safety Adrian Amos has been fined $26,739 by the NFL for his unnecessary roughness penalty in the Bears' playoff loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.Amos hit tight end Zach Ertz, who was deemed a defenseless receiver, in the third quarter of Philadelphia's 16-15 win last Sunday. It came on a ...

Backups, castoffs, youngsters step in Eagles’ secondary

Football 01/10/19, 17:53

When injuries ravaged the secondary, the Philadelphia Eagles turned to inexperienced guys and castoffs.The no-names are making themselves known.Cre'von LeBlanc, Tre Sullivan, Rasul Douglas and Avonte Maddox have stepped up in a big way down the stretch, helping the Eagles (10-7) win four straight games and advance to an NFC ...

Philly has St. Nick but New Orleans has lots of Saints

Football 01/10/19, 10:04

The Philadelphia Eagles have St. Nick, and he hasn't let them down in the clutch. The problem on Sunday is that New Orleans has a lot of Saints — and a stronger team.Nick Foles has been nothing short of superb in replacing Carson Wentz, first in the 2017 season when ...

Recently banged-up Saints line showing signs of healing

Football 01/09/19, 20:40

When Saints starting right guard Larry Warford came out of the trainer's room, he scooped a mini basketball off the floor of the locker room and casually executed a quick, spinning dribble around a teammate.Combine that with left tackle Terron Armstead practicing for the first time in more than two ...

Nick Foles knows his time in Philly is likely nearing an end

Football 01/09/19, 16:02

Nick Foles is in a unique situation, a Super Bowl MVP trying to lead his team to a second straight championship knowing he will most likely play somewhere else next season.Nothing about what Foles has done for the Philadelphia Eagles is ordinary."I'm not worried about the future but I understand ...

Bears come to grips with cruel end to breakthrough season

Football 01/07/19, 20:11

Chicago Bears receiver Allen Robinson had a tough time coming to grips with the fact that there was no game to prepare for this week when he woke up Monday morning."Pretty crazy," he said.Safety Adrian Amos figured the Bears would be planning for their next opponent, not cleaning out their ...

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