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Eagles News: Derek Barnett models his game after a former Philadelphia player

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Who did the Eagles' rookies pattern their games after? - PhillyVoice
Derek Barnett: "I was Titans fan growing up, because I was from there, so Jevon Kearse. Right now, to this day, I watch guys like Michael Bennett and Michael Strahan. There are a lot great pass rushers out there, even on this team, like Brandon Graham. So there are a lot of guys that I look up to, to this day, trying to add to my craft, my technique. "Kearse was a freak. He had a lot of power, but he could bend as well. Right now I can dip well, but I’m trying to add power to my game."

Schedule preview: Can the Eagles reverse the trend against the Redskins? - BGN
Because the Redskins could be really bad this season. The Redskins have overturned a significant portion of their offense, defense and coaching staff (along with the front office), and have taken a step back in most, but not all, of those areas.

BGN Radio #241: 12 Biggest Winners & Losers From Spring Practices -
BLG gives his winners and losers of Eagles OTAs and minicamp based on his spring observations.

Nelson Agholor's third (final?) chance to prove his first-round value - Inquirer
For Nelson Agholor, it’s never been a question of talent. The Eagles wide receiver is fast enough. He’s agile enough. And he’s smart enough. Sometimes it takes a fresh perspective to remind a struggling player of what it was that got him to the NFL in the first place. “Nelson Agholor’s a first-round pick,” new Eagles receivers coach Mike Groh said, “and he’s got first-round talent.”

Press Pass: Patrick Robinson -
Cornerback Patrick Robinson talks about what he has seen from the guys out on the field during OTAs and what his plans are before training camp begins.

After finally turning a corner, Shelton Gibson hopes to keep it going - CSN Philly
It was something Eagles wide receiver Shelton Gibson started doing while in college at West Virginia. It was a little way for him to keep his focus. Gibson would scribble the words "What are you going to do to be great today?" on a notepad and put it on the dashboard of his car to serve as a near-constant reminder.

Vinny Curry enjoying life as a father - NFL Player Engagement
“Without a doubt it’s changed my life,’’ Curry said. “Being a dad is awesome. I mean there have been a lot of sleepless nights, but it’s cool; it’s worth it.’’

Eric Decker signs with Titans, giving Marcus Mariota another new target - SB Nation
It didn’t take long for Eric Decker to find a new home. Just a few days after the New York Jets officially released him, the 30-year-old receiver signed a one-year deal with the Tennessee Titans, the team announced Sunday. The news was first reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

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