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Joe Robbins

Apparently, Tony Romo is running the Cowboys – Blogging the bEast
Tony Romo will be taking on new responsibilities this season, according to Jerry Jones. That includes being a member of the scouting staff. Jerry Jones and Co approached Romo and asked him to watch tape of 2nd and 3rd round picks Gavin Escobar and Terrance Williams to see if he liked them. That’s actually a concept I can get on board with… only… they did so on Friday of draft weekend, a day after the draft began… because, you know, there just isn’t enough time before the draft begins to dot all your "i’s" and cross your "t’s."

NFC East draft grades: Chip Kelly immediately makes his mark - NFL.com
BEST PICK: Zach Ertz, TE, Stanford Philadelphia Eagles, Round 2, No. 35 overall Chip Kelly is a masterful schemer with an innovative system that creates mismatches all over the field. Ertz is a dynamic tight end with exceptional hands and route-running ability. He is a tough guard for linebackers and safeties over the middle of the field, which will make him nearly impossible to defend in the Eagles' "12" personnel packages. He could make an immediate impact as a "move" tight end in Kelly's up-tempo offense.

Chip Kelly is happy to have Zach Ertz on his side
There was enough footage from Zach Ertz's all-American season for the Eagles to form an evaluation, but one play by the redshirt junior continues to resonate with coach Chip Kelly.

Kelly: Scouting of Geno Smith wasn't a smoke screen
The Eagles twice passed on Geno Smith, and it's reasonable to wonder whether their interest in the West Virginia quarterback was ever that significant. This topic was debated leading up to the draft, and intrigue was added when owner Jeffrey Lurie accompanied coach Chip Kelly and general manager Howie Roseman on a personal scouting visit to West Virginia.

Eagles Host 10th Annual Youth Chess Tournament " CBS Philly
The Philadelphia Eagles put football aside for the more cerebral game of chess Tuesday.

How a studio ignored the hate to make Mike Vick: GameTime | GamesBeat
Earlier this month, KBJGames released Mike Vick: GameTime on the iOS App Store. It’s a touch-based 4-on-4 passing game that has players building a team around the titular QB.

Justin Blackmon suspension: Jaguars WR violated NFL 'Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse' - Big Cat Country
Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon has been suspended for violating the leagues "Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse".