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Jalen Hurts faces Saints for first time since first start

Nov. 17, 2021 18:28 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts shocked the New Orleans Saints last December in his first NFL start, leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a 24-21 win. When the teams meet again Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field, the Saints (5-4) ought to have a better read on defending...

4th down aggressiveness increasing rapidly across NFL

Nov. 12, 2021 05:44 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Chargers offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi learned early on in his time working with first-year head coach Brandon Staley to be ready with a fourth-down call in nearly any situation. Back in Week 3 with the Chargers facing fourth-and-9 in the...

Colts face new challenge against suddenly surging Jaguars

Nov. 11, 2021 13:53 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich sees Jacksonville's progression on tape. There's Josh Allen emerging as a consistent, menacing defensive playmaker. There's rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence starting to settle into his new gig and an offense set...

Eagles rookie coach Nick Sirianni faces former team

Nov. 04, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Sirianni’s experience as an assistant coach with the Chargers helped prepare him to be a head coach. He’ll try again for his first home win in four tries when the Philadelphia Eagles (3-5) host those Chargers (4-3) on Sunday. ...

Andy Reid returns to Philly with Chiefs aiming to stop skid

Sep. 30, 2021 11:40 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY (1-2) at PHILADELPHIA (1-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Chiefs by 7, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Chiefs 0-3, Eagles 1-2. SERIES RECORD: Tied 4-4. ...

Rivera, McDermott put ties aside as Washington faces Bills

Sep. 23, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The first thing Leslie Frazier remembers from working with Ron Rivera and Sean McDermott was being stuck in the basement of Philadelphia’s Veterans Stadium, and the “varmints,” as he called them, lurking around every corner. “We were...

Eagles coach Nick Sirianni questions his own play-calling

Sep. 20, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Sirianni’s version of the “Philly Special” was futile. The Philadelphia Eagles blew a chance to start 2-0 mainly due to questionable play-calling, including the new coach’s attempt to use a variation of the old coach’s famous play...

Eagles coach Sirianni builds system around Hurts' skills

Sep. 15, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — One of the most striking elements about the Philadelphia Eagles’ dominant season-opening victory was how well first-year coach Nick Sirianni catered his offensive concepts to the skill set of quarterback Jalen Hurts. Hurts, always dangerous as a...

Eagles look to build off impressive, convincing road win

Sep. 13, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

Fresh off a convincing win in his NFL coaching debut, Nick Sirianni rocked a “Dawg Mentality” T-shirt to his video conference Monday and reminded everyone not to get carried away with one game. The Philadelphia Eagles dominated the Atlanta Falcons in 32-6 victory...

New era in Philly: Hurts 3 TDs, Eagles rout Falcons 32-6

Sep. 12, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The start of a new era couldn't have gone much better for the Philadelphia Eagles. Or much worse for the Atlanta Falcons. Jalen Hurts threw three touchdown passes, the first of them to Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith, and the...