Lights off, ears open: A kid’s secret Eagles broadcast

The following is an excerpt from Cody Benjamin’s “The Eagles Notebook,” on sale now: It was Week 3 of that 2005 season in which I first got the tastes of those incomparable addictions of an Eagles game day. Randy Moss was in town with the Oakland Raiders, and I was tagging along a fan-bus trip to…

Eagles chat: Mike Clay talks 2017 Birds, fantasy projections

ESPN’s Mike Clay joined Cody Benjamin and EaglesNotebook.com to talk Philadelphia Eagles this week, projecting the team’s 2017 fantasy football numbers and highlighting the best and worst of the Birds’ restocked roster. An NFL, fantasy football and player projections analyst for ESPN, Clay also hosts the “Next Level Fantasy Football” show on Sirius XM Radio. A member of…

Eagles Free Agent Watch 2017

It’s time. For the third consecutive year, EaglesNotebook.com presents “Free Agent Watch,” a running list of updates on the Philadelphia Eagles’ 2017 offseason transactions, with bits of live analysis: May 17: The Eagles signed running back LeGarrette Blount to a one-year contract. Maybe the biggest unsigned name on the market, Blount (6-0, 250) livens the team’s RB committee and…

Eagles chat: Les Bowen talks free agency, 2017 outlook

  The Philadelphia Daily News’ Les Bowen joined Cody Benjamin and EaglesNotebook.com to talk all things Philadelphia Eagles Wednesday, running through pressing headlines of the 2017 offseason. Projecting the Eagles’ plans to upgrade the wide receiver position, assessing the debated value of Jordan Matthews and speculating on other potential veteran targets of the team, Bowen…

How about John Brown (or another WR trade)?

Wide receiver help is on the way. There’s no guarantee, of course, but if Howie Roseman and the Philadelphia Eagles don’t deliver something in the pass-catching department this offseason, then the Birds will probably have a whole lot more than defensive inconsistencies to worry about in 2017. As free agency draws closer, this particular writer…

Ideal free agent targets for the Eagles’ top five needs

The Philadelphia Eagles’ biggest need heading into 2017 might best be described as finding “anyone with talent who can play outside,” whether as a deep threat for Carson Wentz or on the opposite side of the ball at cornerback. The potential holes-to-be-filled stretch beyond wideout and corner, however. And the ways the Birds may or may…

Game-by-game 2016 Eagles notebook

Week by week. Analysis in a nutshell. EaglesNotebook.com presents its second annual game-by-game notebook, a running recap of the 2016 Philadelphia Eagles season: Week One: Eagles 29, Browns 10: It was the Carson Wentz show as the Birds opened the year at home. New defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz’s unit got after Cleveland quarterback Robert Griffin III…

Addressing CB and WR in 2017

The winds of change, at least when it comes to roster turnover, are sure to start howling as the 2017 NFL offseason draws nearer and the Philadelphia Eagles look to up their chances of a postseason run following a second consecutive 7-9 finish. Whereas some spots, like at quarterback and safety, appear to be stocked…

Top five Eagles stories of 2016

Since December 2015, the Philadelphia Eagles have undergone a not-so-subtle makeover. From changing head coaches and starting quarterbacks to vying for attention in a suddenly red-hot NFC East division, the team has been an overt example of the year-to-year parity in the NFL. And unless the Birds rally down the stretch – and get a…