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10 reasons the Cowboys are going to be a dumpster fire this season -
1) In 2013, the Cowboys’ defense finished 26th or worse in total yards, yards per play, first downs per game, third down percentage, passing yards, passing yards per attempt, passing TDs, 20+ yard plays, opposing QB rating, rushing yards, rushing yards per attempt, and rushing TDs allowed.

Fan-Demonium: A Smart Gamble? -
Trey Burton is one of two undrafted rookies to make the team. The Eagles don't necessarily need four tight ends, but Burton earned a roster spot. He showed a lot of potential this summer. Burton is a terrific athlete and natural pass catcher. He showed the ability to go low and get the ball or to extend up high and make the catch. Burton looked comfortable working the middle of the field. He has the speed to get down the seam and cause problems for the defense. Blocking is the one area where he needs a lot of work. Burton must get bigger and stronger. He is a willing blocker, but is small for a tight end.

McNabb Not Yet Sold On Foles - Birds 24/7
Donovan McNabb has seen Nick Foles start 16 games, but he’s not ready to say the Eagles have found themselves a franchise quarterback. "That’s the big question. I really can’t answer that at this particular point. But if I had to, give or take, I would say no," McNabb said during an interview with Harry Mayes and Brian Baldinger on 97.5 The Fanatic.

Eagles' offensive line poised to dominate again - Daily News
The common denominator in McCoy's and Foles' outstanding seasons was an incredibly athletic offensive line that featured two first-team All-Pros (left tackle Jason Peters and left guard Evan Mathis) and helped the Eagles set franchise records for total points and yards. A year later, that same unit - minus second-year right tackle Lane Johnson for the first four games - is poised for yet another season of offensive dominance through the air and on the ground.

Eagles need Jordan Matthews to contribute right away - CSN Philly
Rookie wide receiver Jordan Matthews has turned a lot of heads for the Eagles during the preseason. But now it's time for him to deliver.

2014 Predictions: Philadelphia Eagles - ESPN Philadelphia Eagles reporter Phil Sheridan makes his game-by-game picks for the 2014 season.

Whirlwind Time For Focused Parkey -
Cody Parkey lives out of a suitcase in a hotel near the NovaCare Complex. His life has changed dramatically in the last two weeks. After a couple of more performances like he had last Thursday in the preseason finale, Parkey might even go out and buy some extra socks ...

Jim Irsay suspended 6 games, fined, banned from tweeting about NFL - SB Nation
After months of waiting, the NFL has finally imposed sanctions on Jim Irsay following his March arrest.