NFL defensive guru Buddy Ryan, 82, passes away

More Sports / Football 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 Solano, ...

Eagles hire Pederson as new coach

More Sports / Football 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 Reid for ...

More Sports / Football 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 three ...

More Sports / Football 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 fired. Kelly ...

Defense sparks Eagles in rout of Giants

More Sports / Football 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. The Eagles ...

Jones leads Falcons past Eagles in Quinn's debut

More Sports / Football 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 Monday ...

Eagles clear space for Tebow, trading Barkley to Cardinals

More Sports / Football 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 for Barkley. ...