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?” ...

Defense sparks Eagles in rout of Giants

Oct 20, 2015

Defense sparks Eagles in rout of Giants

A tenacious defense bailed out Sam Bradford and made Eli Manning miserable. DeMarco Murray ran for 109 yards and a touchdown, Nolan Carroll returned one of Manning’s two interceptions for a score and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New York Giants 27-7 Monday night. ...

Jones leads Falcons past Eagles in Quinn's debut

Sep 15, 2015

Jones leads Falcons past Eagles in Quinn's debut

In his first game with that big contract, Julio Jones was worth every penny. Jones hauled in nine passes for 141 yards, including a pair of touchdowns, and the Atlanta Falcons rallied after squandering a 17-point halftime lead to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 26-24 ...

Eagles clear space for Tebow, trading Barkley to Cardinals

Sep 5, 2015

Eagles clear space for Tebow, trading Barkley to Cardinals

Tim Tebow made Matt Barkley expendable. The Philadelphia Eagles traded Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals on Friday, clearing a roster spot for Tebow after he won a preseason competition for the No. 3 quarterback job. Arizona sent a conditional seventh-round draft pick to Philadelphia ...

Tebow makes last push for spot on Philly roster

Sep 4, 2015

Tebow makes last push for spot on Philly roster

Tim Tebow insists he never lost his passion for playing while he was out of the NFL. He’s also not ready to say goodbye to football just yet, sprinkling in a little classic Tebow Time for at least one night. Tebow threw two touchdown ...

Eagles to add Tebow on one-year contract

Apr 20, 2015

Eagles to add Tebow on one-year contract

It’s Tebow Time in the City of Brotherly Love. Tim Tebow was expected to sign a one-year contract with the Eagles on Monday, according to three people familiar with the deal. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because ...