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Eagles' Barkley no stranger to quarterback competitions
When Matt Barkley was an incoming freshman at Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Calif., he competed with two other quarterbacks during the preseason before earning the starting job. As a true freshman at Southern California, Barkley beat two older, touted quarterbacks during fall camp for the No. 1 spot.

Top 20 fantasy wide receivers for 2013 | National Football Post
While it’s not exactly moving at the speed of light, the gap in fantasy scoring totals between elite players at the running back position and elite players at the wide receiver position continues to shrink. In 2008, the top 10 fantasy running backs combined to outscore the top 10 wide receivers by an average of 37.9 points per player for the season (standard scoring rules). In 2012, that number shrank to 34.3 points per player.

Season Preview: Week 1 At Redskins
The good news is that the Eagles will open Chip Kelly’s first season as head coach in primetime. The bad news is that you’ll have to wait an extra day to watch it. The Eagles’ 2013 season opener will also take on added meaning as the NFC East schedule opens from the get-go for the Eagles with a short trip down to FedEx Field for a Monday Night showdown with the Washington Redskins.

Jeremy Maclin wants to stay with Philadelphia Eagles -
Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin has begun preliminary extension discussions with the Philadelphia Eagles as he enters the final year of his rookie contract. Will the two sides reach a deal before the season?

Charges filed after police break up fight during charity softball game in Lancaster |
The fight broke out in the stands during the game, the second annual charity fundraising game put on by Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy.

Option packages aren't going away in the NFL. | : Mike Tanier Article
The NFL is either at the start of an option revolution or in the throes of an option fad. It's impossible to determine which without a crystal ball. Many offenses are either installing option packages or perfecting the ones they already put in place, and every defense is scheming to stop them. Everybody has an opinion, but few have any data. Just how many option plays did teams execute last year? When did they execute them? How effective were they?

Adrian Peterson advises RGIII on rehab, comeback -
Adrian Peterson to Robert Griffin III: "You're not me."

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