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Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 6/6/17.

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Eagles' Darren Sproles could be nearing the end - Inquirer
After Darren Sproles signed his contract extension last summer, he hinted that 2017 would be his final season in the NFL. He turns 34 this month, is entering his 13th NFL season, and savors the time he can spend with his wife and two daughters. During offseason training in recent months, Sproles reminded himself to enjoy these moments. It might be because it's his last time preparing for an NFL season - although Sproles remained coy when asked if he's certain. "We're going to see," Sproles said. "Right after we make the playoffs, come back and ask me."

Eagles Practice Notes: Carson Wentz shows off the deep ball - BGN
Wentz started off strong today. He completed a 40-50 yard pass deep down the field to Torrey Smith, who burned Jalen Mills. Right on the money. Wentz had another deep completion to Smith later on in practice. Alshon Jeffery caught a deep touchdown from Wentz after the quarterback scrambled left and threw across his body. The throw was not an easy one to make by any means but it ended up being perfect. That kind of play is what makes Wentz so dangerous. He can extend plays with his legs and then use his powerful arm to take advantage of coverages that start to break down.

Eagles OTA practice notes, June 5, 2017 - PhillyVoice
Carson Wentz was up and down today. Early in practice, he had a really nice play when he stepped up in the pocket to avoid the rush, then moved to his left and threw the ball on the run deep down the field complete to Alshon Jeffery. He also had good, strong throws to Torrey Smith on the sideline, and in between a few defenders to Nelson Agholor. Wentz also had his bad moments, throwing his share of inaccurate passes. His lowlight on the day was a badly overthrown pass outside the hash on the left side of the field that was easily picked off by Jaylen Watkins.

Week 3 OTA Roundup - Iggles Blitz
BLG also has plenty of thoughts on Wentz and the receivers. After the way those guys played last year, that is going to be the topic everyone focuses on.

Position-By-Position State Of The Eagles - PE.com
Two weeks remain in the offseason training for the Eagles, with OTAs this week and the mandatory minicamp next week and then ... a long break before Training Camp begins in late July. With that, let’s take a look at the team, position by position …

Eagles' Carson Wentz and Torrey Smith clicking on the deep ball - ESPN
"He has to get comfortable with my body language because I'm sure I probably scare him sometimes on deep routes, but he's getting there," said Smith, who explained that he doesn't look back for the ball until the very last moment, which can take some getting used to from a QB's perspective. "And I tell him, even if I'm even [with a defender], I'm going to be open so just throw it and I will be there. [Wentz] is a good dude so it makes [building chemistry] easy. He's a guy you want to play for. He's one of the leaders of this team and he is comfortable in that role. So for me, just kind of fall in line, be ready and when my number is called, make sure they can depend on me."

10 observations as Eagles begin Round 3 of OTAs - CSN Philly
Nelson Agholor was great Monday. He really was. Now, you're probably tired of hearing how good Agholor can be in shorts in early June. For the former first-round pick, it's all about showing it when the games start. With Matthews out of practice Monday, Agholor got a chance to work in the slot again. For whatever reason, the Eagles have been hesitant to use him in this role during the season, but it seems to fit him.

Rookie receiver Mack Hollins looks to continue success story for Eagles - NFL Player Engagement
You know that annoying feeling when you just get out of the shower and your phone rings? It happened to Mack Hollins, except it was a call he’ll never forget. The call came from the Philadelphia Eagles to inform Hollins, the wide receiver from the University of North Carolina, he was their fourth-round draft pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. “I had just gotten out of the shower, I mean it was probably 30 seconds to a minute, when they called,’’ Hollins said with a laugh.

LeSean McCoy: “Don’t be surprised” if Buffalo Bills sign Jeremy Maclin - Buffalo Rumblings
Are we close to seeing a LeSean McCoy - Jeremy Maclin reunion in Buffalo with the Bills? According to McCoy, that very well might be the case. Speaking at his charity softball game in Rochester on Sunday, McCoy commented on the chance Buffalo signs his good friend.

CB Kyle Arrington released by the Ravens - Baltimore Beatdown
Former Eagles cornerback.

Marshawn Lynch is getting touchdowns in practice and Jack Del Rio is pumped - SB Nation
BEAST MODE BACK.

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June 5th, 2017: Eagles OTA

#Eagles highlights from practice today! #FlyEaglesFly

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Watch interviews with Eagles players in the locker room after practice via the BGN Facebook page (Click here or watch below)

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Around The Locker Room: OTAs June 5th, 2017 Torrey Smith really likes Rasul Douglas' game

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