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Al Bello

State of the Team: Philadelphia Eagles | Football Outsiders
It’s a new day in Philadelphia. Football America –- college and pro alike –- is eager to see how well Chip Kelly’s rapid-paced offense can work in the NFL. Kelly’s spread, space-oriented zone concepts are an extreme version of what a lot of the league is trending towards right now. We know those extremes work well against college defensive players and schemes. What will it take for them to successfully translate to the pros?

CR South's Pugh could be on Eagles' radar - Sports
After spending the last four seasons developing into one of the best offensive linemen produced by Syracuse University, Pugh is expected to be taken in the second round when the NFL Draft is held later this week. He could even go in the first round, which will be held Thursday night. The second and third rounds will be conducted Friday night. There is a chance the almost 6-foot-5, 307-pound Pugh may even get picked by the Eagles, the team he grew up rooting for, just a few dozen miles away from his home in Holland and the high school he attended, Council Rock South.

Eagles' Kelly set for first NFL draft
Chip Kelly already has changed the way the Philadelphia Eagles do almost everything.

Eckel: Five possibilities for Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL draft |
With the fourth pick in the NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles select ... Who the heck knows? It’s been a long time since even the top part of the draft has been so wide open to speculation.

Analytics now part of game plan for NFL teams - San Antonio Express-News
It once was thought of as geeky nonsense that couldn't possibly aid the complexities of a game that relies on gut instincts, scouting and human intuition as much as quantifiable factors. In truth, there still are many who think that way about analytics in the NFL and whether they can permeate the sport the way statistical analysis affects baseball and basketball.

New York Giants' Cullen Jenkins still has 'something to prove' - Big Blue View
Defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins knows one of his biggest responsibilities in 2013 will be helping the Giants improve their run defense.

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