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NFL.com
Ranking the top 12 defensive lines in the NFLshould be one of the best run-stopping units in football again. Rex Ryan's arr
Ranking the top 12 defensive lines in the NFL
NFL.com / Posted 20 hours ago
should be one of the best run-stopping units in football again. Rex Ryan's arrival made previous defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz look like George Halas in comparison. Buffalo's sack total was cut from 54 to 21. Mario Williams is gone,... Read more
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The Express-Times
NFL preview 2016: What does Lindy's magazine say about Eagles?No. 2 overall pick in the NFL Draft to select quarterback Carson Wentz. Meanwh
NFL preview 2016: What does Lindy's magazine say about Eagles?
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
No. 2 overall pick in the NFL Draft to select quarterback Carson Wentz. Meanwhile, defensively, new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz will bring a return to the 4-3 alignment and the wide-9 as well as a revamped secondary that includes free agent... Read more
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The Express-Times
Former Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans hopes to play in 2016has yet to sign with a team this season. The Eagles are transitioning to a 4-3
Former Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans hopes to play in 2016
The Express-Times / Posted 7 days ago
has yet to sign with a team this season. The Eagles are transitioning to a 4-3 alignment under new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz this season and second-year standout Jordan Hicks is slated to start in the middle after returning from a torn... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Fletcher Cox: Everybody on D-line excited about Jim Schwartzhim a six-year extension with $63 million in guaranteed money last week. That s
Fletcher Cox: Everybody on D-line excited about Jim Schwartz
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 7 days ago
him a six-year extension with $63 million in guaranteed money last week. That scheme is out and new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz is bringing back something similar to what Cox played in his rookie season. During an appearance on Sirius XM... Read more
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The Express-Times
Eagles' Fletcher Cox explains new role in Jim Schwartz's defensea 3-4 but this season will return to defensive tackle in the wide-9, his natura
Eagles' Fletcher Cox explains new role in Jim Schwartz's defense
The Express-Times / Posted 8 days ago
a 3-4 but this season will return to defensive tackle in the wide-9, his natural position under new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. The Mississippi State product explained his responsibilities in his new role during an appearance on SiriusXM... Read more
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ESPN
Ranking the NFL's defensive triplets from 32-1served as a convenient scapegoat, the reality is that the team played worse alm
Ranking the NFL's defensive triplets from 32-1
ESPN / Posted 8 days ago
served as a convenient scapegoat, the reality is that the team played worse almost across the board after the departure of Jim Schwartz. Ryan managed to develop second-rounder Ronald Darby into an immediate contributor, but the coach will want to... Read more
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ESPN
2016 IDP fantasy preview300 snaps) and produced a rewarding 83 percent unassisted tackle rate in 2015.T
2016 IDP fantasy preview
ESPN / Posted 9 days ago
300 snaps) and produced a rewarding 83 percent unassisted tackle rate in 2015.The upsiders An ideal edge menace for Jim Schwartz' Wide 9 scheme, Brandon Graham's blend of tackles, sacks and forced fumbles as an outside linebacker last season... Read more
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The Express-Times
Who is going to emerge in crowded Eagles' secondary?regular season. At cornerback there are 11 players on the current roster. A pe
Who is going to emerge in crowded Eagles' secondary?
The Express-Times / Posted 12 days ago
regular season. At cornerback there are 11 players on the current roster. A person with knowledge of the way coordinator Jim Schwartz and defensive backs coach Cory Undlin are thinking right now said to rank the top five corners like this: Not... Read more
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The Morning Call
Eagles, Cox happy about contract extensionsame one he played in during his first year with the Eagles, and now one he wil
Eagles, Cox happy about contract extension
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
same one he played in during his first year with the Eagles, and now one he will play in again under defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. "You can expect me to be in the quarterback's face a lot," he said. Not one for boastful claims or brash... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Eagles' Cox calls his new contract 'mind-blowing'negotiated the new deal. He returned for mandatory mini-camp last week and is e
Eagles' Cox calls his new contract 'mind-blowing'
Juneau Empire / Posted 13 days ago
negotiated the new deal. He returned for mandatory mini-camp last week and is eager to play under new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. “You can expect me to be in the quarterback’s face a lot,” Cox said. The Eagles have given slightly more than... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Big payday: Cox calls new contract ‘mind-blowing’negotiated the new deal. He returned for mandatory mini-camp last week and is e
Big payday: Cox calls new contract ‘mind-blowing’
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 13 days ago
negotiated the new deal. He returned for mandatory mini-camp last week and is eager to play under new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. “You can expect me to be in the quarterback’s face a lot,” Cox said. Fletcher Cox returned to mini-camp last... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Fletcher Cox feels he has “a ways to grow” after signing “mind-blowing” dealto be, it’s going to start on the practice field.” Cox thinks the new defensiv
Fletcher Cox feels he has “a ways to grow” after signing “mind-blowing” deal
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 13 days ago
to be, it’s going to start on the practice field.” Cox thinks the new defensive scheme installed by defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz “will help a whole, whole lot” as he tries to move closer to his ceiling. Cox expects to “be in the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Eagles' Fletcher Cox says he won't change after deal worth $63M guaranteedsacks, largely playing out of position in a 3-4 alignment as a defensive end. T
Eagles' Fletcher Cox says he won't change after deal worth $63M guaranteed
The Express-Times / Posted 14 days ago
sacks, largely playing out of position in a 3-4 alignment as a defensive end. This season, under new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, Cox will move back inside as a defensive tackle in a 4-3, his natural position. Cox returns to the role he was... Read more
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Petersburg Pilot
Committee dedicated to preserving local history is underwaythe meeting with multiple names of community members with long-standing ties to
Committee dedicated to preserving local history is underway
Petersburg Pilot / Posted 14 days ago
the meeting with multiple names of community members with long-standing ties to the community, like Darlene Whitethorn and Jim Schwartz who might be willing to lend their knowledge. Glo Wollen was chosen to serve as vice chair, and she will be... Read more
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SB Nation
Grading the big contract extensions of the 2016 NFL offseasonlineman for the last three seasons, he's still managed to rack up 16.5 sacks ov
Grading the big contract extensions of the 2016 NFL offseason
SB Nation / Posted 14 days ago
lineman for the last three seasons, he's still managed to rack up 16.5 sacks over that time. With new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz set to move to a 4-3, Curry could see a lot more action at defensive end. As a first-time Pro Bowler, Jenkins... Read more
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Philly.com
Murphy: Is Philly's defense easily the most talented in the NFC East?eye test says I'd take the Giants and the Redskins position over the Eagles. If
Murphy: Is Philly's defense easily the most talented in the NFC East?
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
eye test says I'd take the Giants and the Redskins position over the Eagles. If Vinny Curry turns into Reggie White under Jim Schwartz, as is apparently inevitable, then maybe we'll reconsider. But I'm not ready to say that is easily going to... Read more
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Philly.com
Leodis McKelvin emerges from spring as the Eagles' top cornerbackout here and play at a high level.” Because both were in Buffalo at the same t
Leodis McKelvin emerges from spring as the Eagles' top cornerback
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
out here and play at a high level.” Because both were in Buffalo at the same time, McKelvin knows defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz’s defense, which is one of his biggest assets. He plays the way Schwartz wants at the position, embracing the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Cox Extension with Eagles Sets Market for New Age of NFL Contractsyear, Cox will shift inside to the 3-technique tackle spot in the 4-3 scheme be
Cox Extension with Eagles Sets Market for New Age of NFL Contracts
Bleacher Report / Posted 16 days ago
year, Cox will shift inside to the 3-technique tackle spot in the 4-3 scheme being implemented by defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. It's the spot he played when he began his NFL career and one he's expected to thrive in. As Zach Berman of the... Read more
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Philly.com
Eagles Offseason Overviewwe learned during Doug Pederson’s first spring as coach: 1. Leodis McKelvin. T
Eagles Offseason Overview
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
we learned during Doug Pederson’s first spring as coach: 1. Leodis McKelvin. The free agent cornerback that played for Jim Schwartz in Buffalo is virtually guaranteed a starting spot. But can the 30-year old handle No. 1 receivers? 2. Allen... Read more
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NFL.com
Winners, losers from this week's minicamps, OTAsstarters Nolan Caroll and Eric Rowe remain on the team, but are not certain to
Winners, losers from this week's minicamps, OTAs
NFL.com / Posted 19 days ago
starters Nolan Caroll and Eric Rowe remain on the team, but are not certain to start (McKelvin and Brooks have played under Jim Schwartz before). On offense, Pederson highlighted Rueben Randle as someone that is emerging at wide receiver. Pederson... Read more
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Philly.com
Camp Pederson: What did we learn?learned during Doug Pederson's first spring as coach: STOCK UP Leodis McKelvin
Camp Pederson: What did we learn?
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
learned during Doug Pederson's first spring as coach: STOCK UP Leodis McKelvin. The free agent cornerback who played for Jim Schwartz in Buffalo is virtually guaranteed a starting spot. But can the 30-year old handle No. 1 receivers? Allen... Read more
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Philly.com
Six things we've learned from Eagles' OTAs and minicampsthan in recent years, but do they have two top-flight starters? Leodis McKelvi
Six things we've learned from Eagles' OTAs and minicamps
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
than in recent years, but do they have two top-flight starters? Leodis McKelvin, who played for defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz in Buffalo, has been the best of the group this spring. After him, though, Nolan Carroll (broken fibula) was... Read more
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The Express-Times
Carson Wentz, Jalen Mills among Eagles minicamp day 2 takeawayscoach Doug Pederson said of Rowe. "He's a tremendous talent, he's a long corner
Carson Wentz, Jalen Mills among Eagles minicamp day 2 takeaways
The Express-Times / Posted 21 days ago
coach Doug Pederson said of Rowe. "He's a tremendous talent, he's a long corner [and he is] learning some techniques that Jim [Schwartz] is bringing and Coach Undlin [defensive backs coach Cory Undlin] is teaching. It's just a growth process. It's... Read more
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The Morning Call
Marcus Smith loving life in new defenseseason. Now he's a defensive end running with the second team, which means he'
Marcus Smith loving life in new defense
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
season. Now he's a defensive end running with the second team, which means he's no longer buried. Defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz would ideally like to rotate four players in those spots on game day. Smith has a good chance to be one of... Read more
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The Express-Times
What did Fletcher Cox say at Eagles minicamp?the field.'' Cox was on the field in a limited basis, Tuesday. That was head c
What did Fletcher Cox say at Eagles minicamp?
The Express-Times / Posted 22 days ago
the field.'' Cox was on the field in a limited basis, Tuesday. That was head coach Doug Pederson and defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz' plan. He'll likely be limited Wednesday and Thursday as well. "Smart move by the coaching staff,'' Cox said.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Coach expects quick resolution in Fletcher Cox sagamain concern. "It was my decision," Pederson said. "It was our decision as a s
Coach expects quick resolution in Fletcher Cox saga
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
main concern. "It was my decision," Pederson said. "It was our decision as a staff. I talked with [defensive coordinator] Jim Schwartz and we put a plan in place for [Cox] and also [talked with offensive coordinator] Frank Reich about [a plan for]... Read more
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Philly.com
Carroll, Shepherd hope to make happy reappearance for EaglesSo much is different since each was last on the field: a new head coach in Doug
Carroll, Shepherd hope to make happy reappearance for Eagles
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
So much is different since each was last on the field: a new head coach in Doug Pederson, a new defensive coordinator in Jim Schwartz, a new defensive scheme, an old reason to arrive at the practice facility every day - to practice. That's the... Read more
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Philly.com
Eagles' Barner a Chip guy on a Doug teamability to help teach it to others. Leodis McKelvin, Nigel Bradham and Ron Bro
Eagles' Barner a Chip guy on a Doug team
Philly.com / Posted 23 days ago
ability to help teach it to others. Leodis McKelvin, Nigel Bradham and Ron Brooks all are in Philadelphia because they are Jim Schwartz "guys," brought in by the new defensive coordinator and expected to play important roles in his defense. Sports... Read more
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Philly.com
Logan, Cox prepare for changing roles on Eagles lineup over the center to turning into a penetrating tackle. "All those guys have
Logan, Cox prepare for changing roles on Eagles line
Philly.com / Posted 23 days ago
up over the center to turning into a penetrating tackle. "All those guys have an adjustment period," defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz said. "It's not just a change of position from a nose to a defensive tackle. It's really a change of philosophy... Read more
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TSN
Bills sign top draft pick Lawsonduring Ryan's first season as head coach. After leading the league with 54 sack
Bills sign top draft pick Lawson
TSN / Posted 23 days ago
during Ryan's first season as head coach. After leading the league with 54 sacks in 2014 under defensive co-ordinator Jim Schwartz, Buffalo managed just 21 last year — a franchise low for a 16-game season. Though injuries were an issue and... Read more
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The Express-Times
Fletcher Cox expected to be at Eagles' minicampdefensive tackles and Dareus finished second and Cox fourth. With the Eagles'
Fletcher Cox expected to be at Eagles' minicamp
The Express-Times / Posted 24 days ago
defensive tackles and Dareus finished second and Cox fourth. With the Eagles' coaching change, new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz will go back to a 4-3 defense, which should be a boost to Cox, who will move inside and a 3-technique defensive... Read more
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SportingNews
Breaking down the Eagles' newly constructed team under Doug Pedersoncoordinator Frank Reich throw it back to the more conservative, traditional app
Breaking down the Eagles' newly constructed team under Doug Pederson
SportingNews / Posted 25 days ago
coordinator Frank Reich throw it back to the more conservative, traditional approach of Andy Reid, defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz is in the process of installing his base 4-3 that has worked so well in Detroit and Buffalo. The Eagles are... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Power Ranking Every NFL Division Before Minicampsin the bottom half of the league in terms of yards allowed per game. The Eagle
Power Ranking Every NFL Division Before Minicamps
Bleacher Report / Posted 25 days ago
in the bottom half of the league in terms of yards allowed per game. The Eagles now employ heralded defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, while the Giants broke the bank for players such as Vernon Olivier, Damon Harrison and Janoris Jenkins. The... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mike Martin showing his worth already with Eaglesfirst contradicted the statements last week by offensive coordinator Frank Reic
Mike Martin showing his worth already with Eagles
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
first contradicted the statements last week by offensive coordinator Frank Reich and defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz that the starting quarterback job is actually an open competition. "I feel like [starter] Sam [Bradford] is... Read more
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ESPN
QB Bradford cementing role as Eagles starterthough, both of Pederson's coordinators made comments that raised questions abo
QB Bradford cementing role as Eagles starter
ESPN / Posted 27 days ago
though, both of Pederson's coordinators made comments that raised questions about the team's plan. Defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, who was head coach of the Detroit Lions when they drafted Matthew Stafford in 2009, said he believed that a... Read more
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The Express-Times
Big day coming up for Eagles, Fletcher Cox in contract negotiationsoffseason, Cox is not expected to be there. For now, Cox missing practices is
Big day coming up for Eagles, Fletcher Cox in contract negotiations
The Express-Times / Posted 27 days ago
offseason, Cox is not expected to be there. For now, Cox missing practices is not a huge deal. As defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz said earlier this month, Cox will likely be able to pick up the new defense rather quickly, and get back to... Read more
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The Express-Times
Malcolm Jenkins says Eagles players are being held accountable this seasonpast three seasons. After seemingly messing up a coverage during an 11-on-11 d
Malcolm Jenkins says Eagles players are being held accountable this season
The Express-Times / Posted 29 days ago
past three seasons. After seemingly messing up a coverage during an 11-on-11 drill last week, Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz went off on second-year player Denzel Rice in front of the entire team, telling him to get off the field. Then,... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Malcolm Jenkins finding more accountability with Eagles this yearhad their reasons for it. But the personality on the defensive side of the ball
Malcolm Jenkins finding more accountability with Eagles this year
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 29 days ago
had their reasons for it. But the personality on the defensive side of the ball is much more of a tough love. That is just Jim Schwartz personality. He’ll put it out in front of your peers. … People who have made the same mistake multiple times,... Read more
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Philly.com
Can Eagles' Rowe earn starting spot at corner?on their spring roster, including veterans Leodis McKelvin and Ron Brooks, who
Can Eagles' Rowe earn starting spot at corner?
Philly.com / Posted 29 days ago
on their spring roster, including veterans Leodis McKelvin and Ron Brooks, who both played for new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz in Buffalo two years ago, and talented seventh-round draft pick Jalen Mills. "With everybody, you want to see... Read more
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The Morning Call
Eagles quarterbacks getting along just fine, regardless of planlast week by new head coach Doug Pederson's top lieutenants, offensive coordina
Eagles quarterbacks getting along just fine, regardless of plan
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
last week by new head coach Doug Pederson's top lieutenants, offensive coordinator Frank Reich and defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, about how they believe the team would be better served not determining its quarterback pecking order so soon.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Five observations from today's Eagles practiceoff best. 4. Once again, many of the best plays were turned in by individuals
Five observations from today's Eagles practice
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
off best. 4. Once again, many of the best plays were turned in by individuals who used to play for defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. On one pass, cornerback Ron Brooks overpowered Josh Huff to pop the ball into the hands of safety Rodney McLeod... Read more
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The Express-Times
Carson Wentz, Sam Bradford and other observations from Eagles' OTAof passes. The offense seems focused on the tight ends. Quote of the Day: In t
Carson Wentz, Sam Bradford and other observations from Eagles' OTA
The Express-Times / Posted 30 days ago
of passes. The offense seems focused on the tight ends. Quote of the Day: In the middle of practice, defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz yelled out to his side of the ball, "Are we going to (bleeping) cover anyone?'' Bad Play: Rookie running back... Read more
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NFL.com
Carroll on new Eagles defense: 'We don't have to think'fired after the season along with coach Chip Kelly. For Eagles players still o
Carroll on new Eagles defense: 'We don't have to think'
NFL.com / Posted 30 days ago
fired after the season along with coach Chip Kelly. For Eagles players still on the roster, the switch to new coordinator Jim Schwartz has been met with optimism. After Philly's defense finished 29th, 28th, and 30th under Davis, Carroll said his... Read more
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The Express-Times
Eagles listed as potential landing spot for Greg Hardyto move to end, but there's disagreement as to whether his conversion will be a
Eagles listed as potential landing spot for Greg Hardy
The Express-Times / Posted 30 days ago
to move to end, but there's disagreement as to whether his conversion will be as smooth). A defensive coordinator like Jim Schwartz always want more pass rushers at his disposal, so Hardy could make some sense. But I have my doubts that owner... Read more
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Philly.com
Lack of depth at linebacker improves chances for rookies on roster23, is 6-foot-1 and 230 pounds from the University of the Incarnate Word in San
Lack of depth at linebacker improves chances for rookies on roster
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
23, is 6-foot-1 and 230 pounds from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. Defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz noted that Tavarres put the small school on his radar. Tavarres led the Cardinals in tackles (110) and sacks... Read more
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Daily Journal
Is this the year Eagles pick Marcus Smith makes it?and getting released. The Eagles have a new coaching staff led by head coach D
Is this the year Eagles pick Marcus Smith makes it?
Daily Journal / Posted 30 days ago
and getting released. The Eagles have a new coaching staff led by head coach Doug Pederson and defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. In that regard, Pederson and Schwartz have no loyalty to Smith, who was drafted during the Chip Kelly... Read more
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Philly.com
Kendricks out to rebound for the Eaglesthe tight end, Hicks has played primarily in the middle and Kendricks at weak s
Kendricks out to rebound for the Eagles
Philly.com / Posted a month ago
the tight end, Hicks has played primarily in the middle and Kendricks at weak side this spring. New defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz hasn't committed to traditional 4-3 responsibilities, though. He said he may just have "right" and left" outside... Read more
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Philly.com
Brookover: Brandon Graham's glad Jim Schwartz is herehis accomplishments that year in a 4-3 scheme similar to the one that will be r
Brookover: Brandon Graham's glad Jim Schwartz is here
Philly.com / Posted a month ago
his accomplishments that year in a 4-3 scheme similar to the one that will be run once again by new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. Before 2012, Graham was often described as a wasted first-round draft pick. He had been selected 13th overall... Read more
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Philly.com
Kendricks ready to rebound for the Eaglesend, Hicks has played primarily in the middle and Kendricks at weak side thus f
Kendricks ready to rebound for the Eagles
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
end, Hicks has played primarily in the middle and Kendricks at weak side thus far this spring. New defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz hasn't committed to traditional 4-3 responsibilities, though. He said he may just have "right" and left" outside... Read more
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Philly.com
Eagles' Connor Barwin talks music, our 'gnarly city,' and why he'll host another benefit concert for Philly playgroundsand are passionate about, sports," Barwin says. He's stoked to be playing for a
Eagles' Connor Barwin talks music, our 'gnarly city,' and why he'll host another benefit concert for Philly playgrounds
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
and are passionate about, sports," Barwin says. He's stoked to be playing for aggressive new Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz - Barwin calls him "the man" - who has shifted Barwin from outside linebacker to defensive end in his 4-3... Read more
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