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Pro Bowl Players - Iggles Blitz
Of the Eagles who did make it, I’m most happy for Connor Barwin. He has been a terrific help to the Eagles on and off the field. I love seeing a guy like him getting the attention he deserves. And it is pretty cool for Sproles to go when the Saints were trying to give him away just last spring.

All-22: Defensive Decisions Burn Eagles - Birds 24/7
The way Billy Davis tells it, the Eagles fully understood going into last week’s game that the Bradley Fletcher-DeSean Jackson matchup was one that favored the opponent. "The whole game plan was either to pressure and have the post-safety stay over the top of DeSean, unless somebody else was in a more stressful situation, or split the safeties and double," Davis said. "So we moved in and out of that the whole game." Chip Kelly and company were adamant in the offseason that Jackson didn't affect how defenses played the Eagles. But apparently, as an opponent, he was someone they felt they had to focus on with their game plan.

Staying with Fletcher comes back to bite Bill Davis - Inquirer
When you've been given a starting secondary with below-average talent, when the last two drafts have produced only one regular out of nine selections, when the offense forces you to be on the field longer than any other defense in the NFL, you should be graded on a curve. But Bill Davis should not get a pass for the Eagles' December meltdown, particularly over the last two games when Bradley Fletcher was torched and it seemed the defensive coordinator was the only one to not realize that a change needed to be made.

A lost rookie season for Marcus Smith - Inquirer
Marcus Smith has a plan for his first offseason as an NFL linebacker, which is more than can be said about his first regular season as an NFL linebacker. He wants to get bigger, stronger, harder. He weighs 260 pounds now, but "I don't look it," he said. "I want to be able to look it, be faster and more explosive than I was coming into it."

Kelly won't commit to Nick Foles as Eagles' QB of future - CSN Philly
Chip Kelly once said Nick Foles would be his starting quarterback for the next 1,000 years. It was hard to figure out Kelly's true intentions about Foles then, and it's just as hard to figure them out right now. On Wednesday, Kelly was asked if the broken collarbone Foles suffered about eight weeks ago has made it difficult to evaluate the quarterback's long-term future.

Didinger: A Looney Chapter Of Eagles History -
When Zach Ertz caught his 15th pass on Saturday, a graphic flashed on the TV screen noting he had just set a team record. Fifteen catches in a single game broke the mark previously shared by Brian Westbrook and Don Looney. I'm sure the reaction of most Eagles fans was: "Don who?"

The 20 Days of Eaglea - SouthernPhilly
On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

Santa Claus tries to get each NFL team everything on their wish list - SB Nation
Christmas time is here, and that means Santa Claus is gonna get around to getting your favorite team exactly what they need. Maybe.

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