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Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz speaks with members of the media at the NFL football team's practice facility in Philadelphia, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. The Eagles ended their season with a 17-9 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Carson Wentz led injury-depleted Eagles until he couldn't

Jan. 6, 2020 6:50 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz helped the Philadelphia Eagles overcome one injury after another until he ended up on the sideline. A season that began with Super Bowl expectations ended early because most of the players who gave Philadelphia reason to have championship hopes were injured. Forty-year-old...

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Josh Perkins (81) scores a touchdown in front of New York Giants cornerback Deandre Baker (27) in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Injury-ravaged Eagles beat Giants 34-17 to win NFC East

Dec. 29, 2019 11:41 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Wearing green "The East Is Not Enough" T-shirts and division champion baseball caps, the Philadelphia Eagles showed off their dance moves in the visiting locker room after a group of backups, reserves and former practice squad players helped the team secure a playoff berth. ...

On Football: Offbeat Awards for the 2019 season

Dec. 26, 2019 6:38 PM EST

The Associated Press will hand out its individual NFL awards on the night before the Super Bowl in Miami. Until then, here are some off-the-beaten track honors to consider. BEST GAME: Week 10, the best Monday night game in years saw Seattle beat San Francisco 27-24 in overtime in a key NFC West matchup. This one...

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, left, meets with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott after of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Giants have a shot to spoil Philadelphia Eagles' playoff bid

Dec. 26, 2019 4:57 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Despite a season marked by injuries to key players and inconsistency, the Philadelphia Eagles have a shot at not only making the playoffs, but getting a home game. That's the NFC East this season, and the Eagles (8-7) can wrap it up by beating the New York Giants (4-11) on...

Philadelphia Eagles' Dallas Goedert celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Streaking Eagles go for 4th straight win, NFC East title

Dec. 23, 2019 2:36 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz brought the Eagles from the brink of playoff extinction to the cusp of the NFC East championship. All they need to do is beat the New York Giants in the finale, and a team that was 5-7 can prep for a wild-card game at the Linc. Yes, that Wentz has orchestrated the comeback...

Philadelphia Eagles' Dallas Goedert celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Wentz, Eagles deny Dallas the NFC East title with 17-9 win

Dec. 22, 2019 9:22 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz ran off the field with his arms raised in triumph, a defining victory for a criticized QB that led an Eagles team limping toward the finish to first in the NFC East. His shaky receivers, suddenly sure-handed. The wins that got away, now sealed in crunch time. "You can see...

Washington Redskins quarterback Dwayne Haskins walks with trainers to a cart while being taken off the field after being sacked by New York Giants linebacker Lorenzo Carter during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Rookie QBs Haskins, Murray leave games with injuries

Dec. 22, 2019 8:35 PM EST

Dwayne Haskins was knocked out of Washington's game Sunday with an ankle injury but wants to end his rookie season on the field. “I want to play," Haskins said of the season finale next week at Dallas. “And if I can, I will.” He couldn't Sunday after he was sacked on the first play of the...

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz plays during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Carson Wentz keeps Eagles in control of playoff hopes

Dec. 10, 2019 5:27 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz and the practice squad kept the Philadelphia Eagles in control of their playoff hopes. Now they have to keep winning. The Eagles (6-7) snapped a three-game losing streak and moved into a tie for first place with Dallas (6-7) in the NFC East by rallying from a 14-point...

Philadelphia Eagles' Jay Ajayi (28) is tackled by New York Giants' Dalvin Tomlinson (94), Janoris Jenkins (20), Corey Ballentine (25) and Michael Thomas (31) during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Eagles rally past Manning, Giants 23-17 in OT

Dec. 10, 2019 1:14 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz relied on a bunch of guys off the practice squad and his go-to guy Zach Ertz to rally the Philadelphia Eagles. After Eli Manning led the New York Giants to a 14-point lead, Wentz brought the injury-depleted Eagles back and tossed a 2-yard touchdown pass to Ertz in overtime...

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) looks up during the end of the second half at an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Eagles 37-31. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Struggling Eagles still control playoff hopes

Dec. 2, 2019 6:58 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles don't need any outside help to win the NFC East if they win their last four games. Winning one game is enough of a challenge right now. Coming off a stunning 37-31 loss to the dreadful Miami Dolphins, the Eagles (5-7) seem closer to rebuilding an aging roster...