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Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 2/14/2015.

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The Philosophy and Evolution of the Eagles Run Game Part 2- The Need for Speed - ChipWagon
Is there truth to the statement that Chip Kelly needs a mobile/fast QB to run his scheme? No. However, there is no question that having someone more athletic back there would improve the productivity of the running game. That much is clear as I highlighted above. But if it comes with a trade-off that you aren't going to get a competent passer, your offense is likely to bog down for other reasons.

Eric Kendricks, Through His Family’s Eyes - Birds 24/7
The similarities, Yvonne Thagon says, are uncanny. The mother of Mychal and Eric Kendricks has old photos of the brothers playing sports back when they were kids, and says their mannerisms — like how they’d squat down while waiting to go in a game, their hands placed just like so — are identical. During the one year they played football together in high school, she had a difficult time telling them apart on the field  given that they played the same position (middle linebacker) and had similar builds and playing styles.

The call is Kelly's: Keep Foles or pursue Mariota? - Inquirer
Yes, things certainly have changed, and it's only when you look back at the Eagles' structure then - the power that Roseman believed he had, the hope that accompanied Foles' continued development - that you see how different everything is now. One year later, and Kelly's calling all the shots, Foles' future is uncertain, and Roseman's perspective seems from another time, another era in the Eagles' history.

Eagles need to upgrade safety ... Question is: How? - CSN Philly
There’s no denying the Eagles need to shore up the safety spot opposite Malcolm Jenkins if they’re thinking bigger than just division title or first-round playoff berth. Nate Allen, who held the spot down for the past two seasons, is headed for free agency and isn’t likely to come back under a third contract, not after the 2010 second-round pick regressed last season.

The Evster’s Valentine’s Day special: 18 things to love about Philly sports - The 700 Level
This year for Valentine’s Day, my wife and I are making fondue to celebrate our disgusting, sloppy love for each other. We’re gonna put on our sweatpants, fire up a couple sternos, and slather hot liquid cheese all over our bods. Cue Bart Scott.

A Primer On Key Eagles Dates Ahead - PE.com
Hold on as the NFL’s offseason heats up. We’re seeing players released as teams look to create some space within the salary cap. The plans are in place. Key dates are coming …

8 players ready to breakout at the 2015 NFL Combine - SB Nation
Everyone knows the stars who will stand out at the combine next week. But some players, like quarterback Bryan Bennett of Southeastern Louisiana, could make a name for themselves in Indianapolis.

Bald eagles soaring back from the brink of extinction - CBS News
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