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Eagles' Chip Kelly won at Oregon with different kinds of quarterbacks
When Chip Kelly coached at Oregon, the Ducks went to the Rose Bowl one year with a 5-foot-11, good-running quarterback. Another season, they made it to the BCS championship game with a 6-3 passer who ran only sparingly.

Pain and pain management in NFL spawn a culture of prescription drug use and abuse - The Washington Post
Coping with injuries and pain in pro football has fostered a culture of painkiller use and abuse.

Friday Buzz: Draft talk and more | National Football Post
There aren’t many certainties at this point about how the players will come off the board in the first round, but there seems to be one, according to a buzz building in league circles: those top three offensive tackles will go fast. Not only are Luke Joeckel, Eric Fisher and Lane Johnson highly rated, but they also are in high demand. Among the threats to take offensive tackles near the top of the draft are the Chiefs, Jaguars, Eagles, Lions, Cardinals, Chargers and Dolphins. Some would not be surprised to see a team trade up for one of the tackles.

Inside the Eagles: Decisions to make at safety
Despite adding two free-agent safeties with 71 career starts and having both starting safeties from 2012 on the roster, the Eagles once again enter the NFL draft needing to upgrade at a position they have ineffectively evaluated in recent years.

NFL latest stadium change: More crowd noise | Journal and Courier |
The NFL will allow teams to use video scoreboards to encourage crowd noise in stadiums during entire plays. Although the scoreboards can only use audio prompts until 20 seconds remain on the play clock — down from 30 seconds — video prompts now can be used any time.

Vikings 'Love Boat' makes debut on Iowa Great Lakes -
Have you ever wanted to be on board the infamous Minnesota Vikings "Love Boat?" No? Well, in case you change your mind, the vessel is now available for parties on the Iowa Great Lakes.

2013 NFL mock draft: Eagles select John Jenkins - Pride Of Detroit
The Philadelphia Eagles take John Jenkins with the 35th pick of the 2013 POD Community Mock Draft.

2013 NN NFL mock draft: With the thirty-fifth pick, the Philadelphia Eagles select ... - Niners Nation
The Niners Nation Community Mock Draft moves to pick No. 35, which belongs to the Philadelphia Eagles.

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