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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 running back Boston Scott (35) celebrates scoring a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Unknown players step up for Eagles in clutch moments

Dec. 31, 2019 2:58 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz began the season playing with DeSean Jackson, Alshon Jeffery, Nelson Agholor, Zach Ertz and Darren Sproles and finished it with a group of unknown players helping the injury-ravaged Philadelphia Eagles reach the playoffs. Running back Boston Scott, tight end Josh Perkins...

Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Malcolm Jenkins (27) celebrates beating the New York Giants after NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Once again, Eagles overcome adversity to reach playoffs

Dec. 30, 2019 4:19 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles overcame one injury after another to reach the playoffs for the third straight season. Sound familiar? It should. Only difference this time around is Carson Wentz is healthy and seemingly everyone around him went down. Wentz missed the playoffs with injuries when...

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)

Eagles play their best when they can't afford to lose

Dec. 27, 2019 4:17 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have been at their best facing elimination. They've won three in a row to improve to 8-7 and enter Sunday's game at the New York Giants (4-11) needing another victory to secure the NFC East title. But New York is no pushover. The Giants have scored 77 points in...

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...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston signals during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

FANTASY PLAYS: Players to start and sit for NFL Week 16

Dec. 18, 2019 11:41 AM EST

All of the mock drafts, bold middle round picks and brilliant waiver wire selections — along with a little luck — have brought fantasy teams to Week 16. Championship week has arrived, concluding another regular season that results in a year of bragging rights for the last teams standing. There is...

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) passes the ball against the Washington Redskins in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Wentz delivers in clutch, giving Eagles division title hopes

Dec. 16, 2019 4:59 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz has been clutch when the Philadelphia Eagles needed him most. Now he has to do it again. Wentz engineered his second consecutive comeback win, setting up a battle for the NFC East title when the Eagles (7-7) host Dallas (7-7) this week. Missing his top three wide...

Philadelphia Eagles running back Miles Sanders (26) hands the ball to fans after scoring a touchdown against the Washington Redskins in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Wentz, Eagles keep NFC East hopes alive by beating Redskins

Dec. 15, 2019 8:01 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Carson Wentz fumbled the ball away, but recovered in time to keep alive the Philadelphia Eagles’ hopes of winning the NFC East. Wentz bounced back from a potentially costly mistake by leading a 75-yard, go-ahead scoring drive and throwing his third touchdown pass of the day to...

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...