Bills nickel corner Taron Johnson might have looked around during Thursday’s practice and been struck by what he saw — or to be more precise, what he didn’t see. None of the Bills’ top four other defensive backs were on the field. That’s counting Pro Bowl cornerback Tre’Davious White, who hasn’t played since tearing his ACL last Thanksgiving. Dane Jackson was looking on from the sidelines, days after being released from the hospital for a scary neck injury against the Titans. Veteran safeties Micah Hyde and Jordan Poyer weren’t practicing, either. Hyde hurt his neck late in Sunday’s game and Poyer was nursing a sore foot.
The Eagles are back. Super Bowl-bound for the first time in 13 years, the City of Brotherly Love is counting the seconds until Sunday’s opening kickoff. Philly’s resident NFL club has yet to feather its nest with a Vince Lombardi Trophy, but then again, can you name another football team whose fight song popped up in the Star Wars universe? Swoop on over for more facts about this signature franchise.
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The Philadelphia Eagles issued their third and final official injury report on Friday in advance of their Week 1 game against the Detroit Lions. The Birds’ active roster is completely healthy for this game. Miles Sanders, Javon Hargrave, Derek Barnett, and Josiah Scott were all full go on Friday after being listed on the injury report this week. Not a single player was listed with a game status. Great news for Philly. The Eagles’ biggest injury development is Andre Dillard going on injured reserve earlier this week. It remains to be seen who will play left tackle if something should happen to Jordan Mailata. It sounds like Jack Driscoll might be the top backup at that spot despite his lack of experience on the left side in the NFL. Dillard to IR means the Eagles still have one open roster spot to fill. In addition to utilizing that vacancy, the Birds can temporarily elevate two practice squad players if they wish. Britain Covey and Davion Taylor might be the top candidates to get bumped up. Covey is probably the Eagles’ best punt returner option and Taylor can play special teams while providing a fifth body at linebacker. The Eagles have until 4:00 PM Eastern on Saturday to conduct any roster moves.
Eagles to trade JJAW to Seattle for DB Ugo Amadi, who played in 55% of Seattle's defensive snaps last year.
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced a partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance to help further strengthen the relationship between coach and athlete through high-quality, character-based education and development training. In conjunction with the Eagles, Positive Coaching Alliance will organize more than 20 workshops this upcoming year for coaches, administrators, area-based youth sports organizations, members of the Philadelphia Public League (PPL), and participating Philadelphia charter schools. "Our partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance will enable us to provide more resources and mentorship opportunities so that we can continue growing the game at the youth level," said Julie Hirshey, Vice President of NFL's live broadcast of the football game consisting of sounds, images, or both, was being fixed. simultaneously with its transmission. Community Relations, Philadelphia Eagles. "We are thrilled to be working on this initiative with Brandon Whiting, an Eagles legend who proudly represented this organization and the City of Philadelphia during his playing days. We look forward to further engaging with our region's youth athletes, coaches, and administrators through this transformative partnership.
Derrius Guice has played in five games for the Washington Football Team since being drafted out of LSU and his profession could now be in risk. The Washington Football Team recently reported that the gifted running back has been delivered after his capture on aggressive behavior at home charges.
Philadelphia Eagles training camp for 2022 is right around the corner, opening later this month at the NovaCare Complex in Philly. Camp used to be literally around the corner in the Lehigh Valley.