Caution crucial in Bradford ordeal

Welcome to a world where desperate dreams of a steady franchise quarterback have resurfaced in unforgiving fashion. The Philadelphia Eagles trading all the way up to the second pick in this week’s draft for a rookie signal-caller was notable enough. But anyone who lent an eye or ear to NFL headlines Monday should know that…

2016 mock draft

Benjamin, George: 2016 mock draft

Welcoming the 2016 NFL Draft with open arms, Cody Benjamin and Demetri George reunited for yet another attempt to predict the unpredictable, projecting each of April 28’s first-round picks for EaglesNotebook.com:  

Anthony Bilal

Draft journal: Anthony Bilal

Like thousands of others, Anthony Bilal is anxiously awaiting NFL draft day. After rushing for nearly 6,000 yards in a record-breaking career at Division II Lake Erie College, he knows the road to the NFL isn’t always an easy one. But the former Harlon Hill Trophy finalist, having already overcome local expectations with 79 touchdowns…

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Big-name Eagles that never were

Free agency is a hotbed not only for roster turnover but, more regularly, for juicy rumors. And the Philadelphia Eagles have rarely shied away from headlines during the NFL’s busy offseason. Before Howie Roseman and Co.’s mild dip into 2016 free agency, the Eagles racked up their fair share of big moves. Asante Samuel, Nnamdi Asomugha and…

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‘I’m not a follower:’ Asante Samuel on being himself

Style was always important to Asante Samuel. The former Philadelphia Eagles cornerback was a walking highlight reel during his 11 years in the NFL, opening eyes not only with his 51 career interceptions but for the unabashed swagger that accompanied them. It took just four seasons in the City of Brotherly Love for Samuel to…

Eagles Notebook

Coming soon: ‘The Eagles Notebook’ hits the presses

This spring, EaglesNotebook.com will spread its wings. “The Eagles Notebook,” with a foreword by the Philadelphia Daily News’ Les Bowen, will be released March 1. The book, available for print and digital purchase, will initially be sold exclusively on Lulu.com. Sales will then expand to Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other markets. Follow @CodyJBenjamin on…

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Former Eagles LB: McDermott ‘a bright mind’

Until Jeffrey Lurie himself takes the podium to end the Philadelphia Eagles’ embedded hunt for a new head coach, rumors will assuredly run rampant. Buried amidst a growing list of the team’s reported interviews is one such piece of coaching speculation involving Sean McDermott, former Eagles defensive coordinator and one of many suggested candidates to replace…


Game-by-game 2015 Eagles notebook

EaglesNotebook.com presents a new, titular feature: The 2015 Eagles notebook, a running recap of the Philadelphia Eagles season, updated with week-by-week analysis: Week 1 (Eagles 24, Falcons 26): Sam Bradford, seeking a potential career rebirth as the unexpected centerpiece of Chip Kelly’s offense, overcame a rusty start to turn in a second-half performance reminiscent of his flawless preseason.…

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Ranking the Eagles’ post-McNabb quarterbacks

It’s no secret that the Philadelphia Eagles have been muddled with quarterback questions for the better part of the last half-decade. Since 2009, the final year of Donovan McNabb’s six-time Pro Bowl career in town, the Eagles have had seven different players start under center. Over the last seven seasons, they’ve also had more opening…