Eagles make Giants wait to clinch spot in playoffs

Dec 23, 2016

Eagles make Giants wait to clinch spot in playoffs

The New York Giants will have to wait a while to make the playoffs. Malcolm Jenkins had the second two-interception game of his eight-year career, returning one for a touchdown, and the Philadelphia Eagles snapped a five-game slide by beating the Giants 24-19 on ...

Giants aiming to clinch spot in Philly

Dec 22, 2016

Giants aiming to clinch spot in Philly

All the New York Giants have to do to secure a playoff berth is beat a struggling division rival headed nowhere. That’s no simple task in front of a hostile crowd and a national audience. There’s plenty at stake when the Giants (10-4) visit ...

Aug 30, 2016

Eagles rookie Tavarres backtracks on anthem boycott vow

Philadelphia Eagles rookie Myke Tavarres pledged Monday to emulate Colin Kaepernick by refusing to stand for the U.S. national anthem, only to backtrack on the issue hours later. Tavarres, 23, said he planned to sit during the anthem when the Eagles host the New ...

Jul 19, 2016

Former NFL coach Campbell dies at 87

Former Eagles coach Marion Campbell, who played on Philadelphia’s last NFL championship team in 1960, has died. He was 87. The team announced late Sunday that Campbell died Wednesday in Plano, Texas. Campbell, a two-way player and two-time Pro Bowl pick, played for the ...

NFL defensive guru Buddy Ryan, 82, passes away

Jun 28, 2016

NFL defensive guru Buddy Ryan, 82, passes away

Buddy Ryan, who coached two defenses that won Super Bowl titles and whose twin sons Rex and Rob have been successful NFL coaches, died Tuesday. He was 82. His death was confirmed by the Buffalo Bills, who are coached by son Rex Ryan. James ...

Eagles hire Pederson as new coach

Jan 19, 2016

Eagles hire Pederson as new coach

The Eagles are sort of going back to their glory days. Doug Pederson, who helped groom Donovan McNabb for the starting quarterback job and a successful playoff run, was hired Monday to be Philadelphia’s head coach. Pederson was Kansas City’s offensive coordinator under Andy ...

Kelly gets second chance, hired as new coach of 49ers

Jan 15, 2016

Kelly gets second chance, hired as new coach of 49ers

Chip Kelly is the offensive-minded, experienced head coach the San Francisco 49ers have long sought, and now he needs to win — right away. The 49ers hired the former Eagles coach on Thursday, finding the leader CEO Jed York is counting on to turn ...

Jan 3, 2016

Eagles interview former star Staley

The Philadelphia Eagles have interviewed running backs coach Duce Staley for the vacant head coaching position created when Chip Kelly was fired on Tuesday. Staley interviewed for the job Friday. He played seven seasons for the Eagles from 1997-2003 and ran for 1,000 yards ...

Dec 31, 2015

Eagles CEO addresses Kelly firing

Chip Kelly didn’t push to stay on as Eagles coach in his final meeting with team CEO Jeffrey Lurie, Lurie said Wednesday. Lurie told reporters it was clear during the Tuesday meeting that his mind was made up and Kelly knew he was being ...

Eagles pull plug on Kelly after personnel decisions backfire

Dec 30, 2015

Eagles pull plug on Kelly after personnel decisions backfire

General manager Chip Kelly cost head coach Chip Kelly his job. The Philadelphia Eagles fired Kelly Tuesday night with one game left in his third season, dumping the coach/personnel boss after missing the playoffs in consecutive years. Kelly was released before the finale of ...

Cousins comes up big as Redskins clinch NFC East crown

Dec 27, 2015

Cousins comes up big as Redskins clinch NFC East crown

Wearing his “NFC East Champions” hat, Kirk Cousins made sure he got the last word. Cousins finished his news conference, turned on his way out and screamed: “How many of y’all picked us to win the division?” It sounded like his “You like that?” ...