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Eagles age inventory, Part I: Offensive skill positions - PhillyVoice
With the NFL's free agency period and the draft in the books, NFL teams will continue to tweak their rosters, but for the most part, we can make educated guesses at this point on who each teams' projected starters will be. With that in mind, let's take some inventory on Eagles' players' ages, broken up by positional groups, starting with the offensive skill positions.

10 reasons to be optimistic about Sam Bradford as the Eagles' quarterback -
There is plenty of reason to be pessimistic. Bradford has only played seven games in the past two seasons and is coming off two season-ending ACL injuries. As head coach Chip Kelly has pointed out, however, those injuries are in the past, and the team is excited about what a healthy Bradford can do in the Eagles' offense.

Three Eagles Numbers That Matter - Birds 24/7
21 – That’s the percentage of Foles throws that were either underthrown or overthrown last year, according to Football Outsiders. Among the 36 quarterbacks who attempted at least 200 passes, Foles ranked 31st in this category. Only Cam Newton, Colin Kaepernick, Blake Bortles, Kirk Cousins and Brian Hoyer were worse.

Fan-Demonium: Did The Eagles Improve? -
The durability of Sam Bradford will be the key factor in determining whether the Eagles get improved quarterback play in 2015. We also have to remember that Nick Foles missed half the season in 2014 and has been injured in each of his three seasons. It isn't as if Foles was a player you could count on for 16 starts. Still, there is no denying that Bradford's ACL history is a concern. I think you can make a strong argument that overall the quarterback position is better off. Bradford has more than twice as many career starts as Foles (49 to 24) so he's more experienced. Bradford has better mechanics and a stronger arm. Bradford is new to the Eagles, but played in an up-tempo offense at Oklahoma so many of the concepts will be ones he is familiar with.

Early Birds: State of the Roster: Quarterback/Specialists - Inquirer
But what if Bradford plays all 16 games – or close to it – and regains some of the moxie that had virtually every team rate him as clearly the best quarterback in the draft class of 2010? What if he takes his game to another level under Kelly’s tutelage and gets the bump that other quarterbacks have gotten playing in the coach’s system? The first if is bigger than the second, but if both were to happen, the Eagles would have upgraded at quarterback. And it could be a significant upgrade.

The hilarious naked Eagles locker room altercation you probably never heard about - The 700 Level
Most Philadelphia sports fans are familiar with the locker room tale of a near-naked Terrell Owens and team "Bad-assa-dor" Hugh Douglas fist fighting during the Andy Reid era of the Eagles -- "let me go get my shoes," T.O. allegedly said -- but yesterday we learned about an even wackier tale of naked locker room shenanigans.

2015 NFL depth charts: 3 questions for the Eagles' offseason - SB Nation
Will the Eagles get a full season out of Sam Bradford, and what will they do at running back and inside linebacker?

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