The Linc - Brains over brawn?

Eagles, 76ers using brains over brawn
The Eagles' new coach and the Sixers' new president share neither a sport nor a background - but they are united in a way they probably don't even realize.

How will tight ends fit in Chip Kelly's offense?
Of all the starters left over from the Andy Reid regime, Brent Celek might have reason to fret the most in Chip Kelly's first offseason of player acquisition. The Eagles tight end saw his new coach add two competitors at a position where teams sometimes carry only two players on the 53-man roster.

Three Philadelphia Eagles Numbers That Matter - Birds 24/7
From Chip Kelly's red-zone efficiency to Mychal Kendricks' tackling, here are three numbers that matter.

Vince Young: Graduating from UT even tops winning a national title - CBSSports.com
Vince Young produced arguably the greatest performance in the history of college football on its biggest stage when he carried Texas to the BCS title in the 2006 Rose Bowl. But as spectacular as Young was in Pasadena against top-ranked USC, that day still won't feel quite as special as Friday morning when he is awarded his college degree from UT in the school's graduation ceremonies on campus.

Former Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb and the Hall of Fame argument | PennLive.com
McNabb has long been a polarizing figure in Philadelphia, a highly productive player but with no Super Bowl rings to show for the numbers.

Three AFC scouts analyze Eagles' draft class | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
For objective, expert opinions on the Eagles' batch of rookies, we turned to three AFC scouts, who gave mixed reviews on a few draft picks.

Hope springs eternal in NFL spring minicamps. | SportsonEarth.com : Mike Tanier Article
Nothing breeds optimism quite like May in the NFL, where we get our first chance to be impressed by rookies and new coaches in minicamps. From Chicago to Buffalo to Dallas, hope springs eternal and anything seems possible, even if it isn't.

Cutting Ties | The Sideline View
The one conundrum that isn't discussed enough in the NFL, and which personnel men routinely fail at, is when it is the right time to give up on quarterbacks. In truth, most general managers don't sit in the front office long enough to see their struggling "franchise" quarterbacks develop, let alone make the decision to get rid of them or not.

Bruce Irvin suspended 4 games for PED violation - Field Gulls
He's 6th Seahawk to get a PED suspension in 2 years.

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