Latest Lane Johnson News

These aren't the same Eagles the Buccaneers beat in Week 6

Jan. 12, 2022 18:56 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles are a better team than the one that lost to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 6. Still, there are plenty of reasons why the defending Super Bowl champions are 8 1/2-point favorites in Sunday’s NFC wild-card game. High among them is the...

Prescott throws 5 TD passes in Cowboys' romp over Eagles

Jan. 09, 2022 09:19 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dak Prescott ran into Dallas' locker room with a message for any NFC team he'll play next week in the playoffs. “The real (stuff) starts,” he said. It starts with finding out the Cowboys' wild-card opponent, and Prescott will be like millions...

Eagles rest Hurts in meaningless season finale vs. Cowboys

Jan. 08, 2022 19:18 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts was inactive for Philadelphia in the regular-season finale against the Dallas Cowboys, and the Eagles will start Gardner Minshew on Saturday night. The Eagles are locked into the sixth or seventh seed in the NFC, making the game essentially...

Banged-up Eagles have tough challenge running vs. Washington

Dec. 29, 2021 18:56 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have the top rushing attack in the NFL, and Sunday they’ll face a Washington defense they gashed for 238 rushing yards 12 days earlier. But Miles Sanders, who ran for 131 of those yards in a 27-17 win on Dec. 21, won’t play in the...

Giants' hopes over in '21, just looking for a win in last 2

Dec. 27, 2021 18:13 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Joe Judge had better hope New York Giants co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch have decided to bring him back as coach for a third season. If they haven't, the way the Giants (4-11) are playing since quarterback Daniel Jones was hurt late last month is...

Hurts keeps Eagles in playoff race in 34-10 win over Giants

Dec. 26, 2021 18:27 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The play was called “East Texas” in a nod to Jalen Hurts' and Lane Johnson's roots and — for a franchise that loves a bit of trickery — all that was needed for it to work was for the right tackle to break free at the goal line. The lineman easily caught...

Mental health among athletes spotlighted in tumultuous 2021

Dec. 22, 2021 09:57 AM EST

Simone Biles understands now that she was struggling long before she arrived at the Tokyo Olympics, where the unofficial face of the Games and one of the greatest gymnasts of all time was unable to force a smile and push her way through on the world's biggest stage. Biles had...

Mental health education is ongoing process for NFL, players

Dec. 14, 2021 18:58 PM EST

Since his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Brian Dawkins has worked hard to break the stigma surrounding mental health. The NFL and many players are also doing their part to tackle the issue. Dawkins, a nine-time Pro Bowl safety and four-time All-Pro...

Riding two-game winning streak, Eagles face rival Giants

Nov. 26, 2021 14:09 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After a 2-5 start, the Philladelphia Eagles have gotten back in the playoff race by taking a page out of the New York Giants' playbook from their heydays under Bill Parcells and Tom Coughlin. The Eagles (5-6) are pounding the rock and...

Analysis: Calvin Ridley, Lane Johnson show real courage

Nov. 01, 2021 01:21 AM EDT

Calvin Ridley and Lane Johnson are speaking up in their fight against an opponent tougher than anyone or anything they’ve ever battled on a football field. On a day Ridley said he’s stepping away from the Atlanta Falcons to deal with mental health issues, Johnson...