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Bears Q&A: Mitch Trubisky's camp, crowded receiver group, Kyle Fuller and more - Chicago Tribune
The encouraging sign is Fuller is on the field and looks fluid in his movements and that wasn’t the case at this time last summer. The Bears didn’t wait around this offseason for Fuller to return to form. They went out and signed two players they view as starters for this defense — Prince Amukamara and Marcus Cooper. Of course, Cooper has been slowed since camp opened with a tight hamstring that had him on the shelf back during the June minicamp and that has created some more meaningful reps for Fuller. There is no such thing as having too many good cornerbacks but I’m not sure what to make of Fuller’s situation right now. If you asked me back in the spring, I would have said he’s going to have a difficult time making the 53-man roster. I think he’s still got considerable ground to cover to get there. Yes, it’s possible the Bears would see if there is trade interest if Fuller shows well in preseason. We’ll have to wait and see what shakes out once they get a few games in.

Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp Practice Notes: Defense bounces back - BGN
Carson Wentz was up and down in practice. There was more good than bad, but the bad was bad. Wentz looked REALLY sharp in his first red zone series. The second-year quarterback connected with Darren Sproles on the wheel route. Then he targeted Trey Burton in the end zone. The ball was thrown to where the tight end could go up and make the play. Patrick Robinson got beat in coverage (surprise).

Sidelined by injury, Eagles rookie Sidney Jones staying busy at training camp - PhillyVoice
"He's a smart guy, picks things up quick. He asks good questions. Those are all important things for him," Schwartz said. "Just, even if he's not out there, he can experience something from the competitiveness of a red zone drill and see the way that veteran players react. He can see the way that Malcolm [Jenkins] and Rodney [McLeod] practice after a bad day and things like that.

Corner concerns top of mind at Eagles training camp - ESPN
The first five questions defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz faced following Wednesday's practice were about the Philadelphia Eagles' cornerbacks. Sensing the theme several minutes into his news conference, Schwartz quipped: “We’re really staying on the corner position, aren’t we?”

Suddenly, Eagles WR Position is Loaded -
Nelson Agholor has the goal of “being one of the best receivers in the National Football League,” a notion that would have been difficult to fathom as he scuffled through the 2016 season. But this Agholor is completely different than that Agholor and, well, it’s hard not to root for the guy ...

Carson Wentz comfortable pushing ENTIRE Eagles organization -
Said Pederson: "You catch yourself saying sometimes, 'Carson, don't worry about that right there. That'll take care of itself.' In the spring, he'd text me and say, 'Hey, who are you guys looking at (in the draft)? What are you working on today?' I mean, I'm having a staff meeting and I don't really need the extra input." Asked if he texted any advice to his bosses while the Eagles were on the clock during the draft, Wentz smiled and said, "No comment."

Ranking all 32 NFL teams' five-year success by draft class - PFF
19 - Philadelphia Eagles - Jordan Hicks was a surprise standout last year for the Eagles, as his performance in coverage put him among the league’s best linebackers. He gave up just one touchdown and one reception over 20 yards into his coverage in 2016, while he racked up five interceptions, three other pass break ups posted a passer rating against of just 53.7.

Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox is adjusting to offensive attention - Inquirer
Jim Schwartz doesn’t confer with opposing offensive line coaches about how they prepare to play the Eagles, but the Eagles’ defensive coordinator has a good sense of where they start. “I’m sure they start with No. 91 and say, ‘OK, how do we keep this guy from wrecking the game?’” Schwartz said.

Eagles camp notes, quotes and tidbits: Door-to-door salesman to Eagles CB - CSN Philly
New Eagles cornerback Tay Glover-Wright spent last training camp and preseason with the Indianapolis Colts, but he was cut after the preseason and lasted just a week on the team's practice squad. So he went home and was forced into life after football. "I found work back home in Atlanta, Georgia," Glover-Wright said on Wednesday, after his second practice with the Eagles. "I was doing some direct marketing. All I did was play football my whole life, so I didn't really know what direct marketing was. I was like, 'Marketing sounds attractive, so let me go try it out.' Next thing I know I'm knocking on random people's doors trying to sell stuff."

Former NFL QB John Reaves dies at 67 - PFT
Reaves spent 11 years in the NFL after being a first-round pick of the Philadelphia Eagles in 1972 our of the University of Florida. He also played with the Cincinnati Bengals, Minnesota Vikings and Houston Oilers before phasing out of the league after the 1981 season. However, he returned as a player with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the strike in 1987.

Sterling Shepard Injured During Practice, McAdoo Says Rolled Ankle - Big Blue View
During Wednesday morning’s practice, Sterling Shepard of the New York Giants was carted off the field. He had an apparent injury to his left leg. He appeared to be in great pain while the trainers looked at him as he was carted away. The second-year wide receiver is due to play a big role in the passing game, one that regularly featured three wide receivers on the field at the same time last season.

The Ravens' cowardly, conflicted debate over Colin Kaepernick sums up the NFL hypocrisy - SB Nation
The coach and GM are interested in signing him. The owner is not. How it’s all playing out in Baltimore reveals a lot about the NFL.

Highlights from Eagles training camp (click here or watch below)

Eagles highlights from practice today! #FlyEaglesFly

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Jalen Mills interview (click here or watch below)

Jalen Mills says the confidence continues to grow as camp rolls on. They have a lot of high expectations in the DB room.

Posted by Bleeding Green Nation: For Philadelphia Eagles Fans on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Brent Celek interview (click here or watch below)

Brent Celek: "When this team faces adversity, we're gonna see what type of team we are...."

Posted by Bleeding Green Nation: For Philadelphia Eagles Fans on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Nigel Bradham interview (click here or watch below)

Nigel Bradham says he trained with a boxing coach in the offseason to work on his hand movement and placement

Posted by Bleeding Green Nation: For Philadelphia Eagles Fans on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Corey Clement interview (click here or watch below)

Corey Clement says he's down about 10 ibs since he signed with the Eagles... "I feel a lot better than I did when I first got here"

Posted by Bleeding Green Nation: For Philadelphia Eagles Fans on Wednesday, August 2, 2017


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