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Eagles sign Leodis McKelvin to two-year deal

March 9th, 2016 by Sam Shipley | Comments Off on Eagles sign Leodis McKelvin to two-year deal | Filed in Eagles, NFL

Cornerback was arguably a position of need coming into the offseason for the Eagles. However, the position became a priority after yesterdays trade that sent Byron Maxwell to the Miami Dolphins.

It didn’t take very long for the Eagles to address the position as they signed former Buffalo Bills cornerback Leodis McKelvin to a two-year deal, reportedly worth $6 million.

McKelvin, who will turn 31 years old in September, played under new Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz in Buffalo during the 2014 season. During that season McKelvin appeared in 10 games, starting nine and had a career high four interceptions while also forcing and recovering a fumble.

The 11th overall pick in the 2008 draft has appeared in 98 career games, starting 60, and has recorded 317 tackles, 13 interceptions, and four forced fumbles. He has also played safety, which is another potential area of need for the Eagles.

The trade is a low-risk move by the Eagles due to the reported money that was signed, and McKelvin being very familiar with the scheme that he played very good in just two seasons ago.

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NFL Midseason Review: Awards

November 11th, 2014 by Ryan Waterman | Comments Off on NFL Midseason Review: Awards | Filed in Eagles, Football, General, NFL, Sports

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Welcome to the first issue of the “Midseason Review” series. This is a three-part series, that will hand out Midseason Awards, 2nd Half Bold Predictions, and Analyze the playoff picture, and determine what/if anything will change. The first issue hands out “Midseason Awards” to the best 1st-half performances. Without further ado, let’s get started.

The 2014-15 NFL Season has officially hit its’ midway point. Most teams have played halfway through their schedules already. This year has provided some surprises, as well as disappointments. From Adrian Peterson to Antonio Brown, the season has been loaded with jaw-dropping plays, bone crushing hits, and awe-inspiring performances. This article will honor the very best of the best at the midseason checkpoint of the NFL season.

MVP- Peyton Manning (QB/Denver Broncos)

Where do I even begin? Manning’s stats may seem a bit disappointing, considering that it’s Peyton Manning. But, I can assure you that he is much more valuable than his stats say. Without Manning, the Broncos wouldn’t be sitting at 6-2, in 2nd place of the AFC. Peyton has repeatedly turned screen passes into 70-to-80 yard TD passes, and placed the ball perfectly, so that only his receiver has the chance to grab it. If Manning had denied Denver, that entire team would look and be performing much differently than they are.

Offensive Player Of The Year- DeMarco Murray (RB/Dallas Cowboys)

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Week 1 in the NFL

September 12th, 2011 by Scott Dargis | 1 Comment | Filed in Eagles, Football, General

I hope everyone out there enjoyed the first Sunday in the NFL yesterday, the one stat that I would like to know is the amount of button presses on remote controls yesterday. Speaking of remote controls, there maybe a sale on new ones in Dallas, but I’ll get to that later. Yesterday it felt like you just had to just absorb everything you possibly could. If you watched the games yesterday you saw a beautiful tribute to 9/11 across the entire league. Still hard to believe that it has been a decade since the disaster.

Anyway back to football. Yesterday the NFL was in the bizarro world, the Bengals won. The Ravens-Steelers didn’t end in a 3 point differential. The Bills, yes the Bills dominated in a regular season game and Steve Smith was relevant again thanks to a rookie QB who threw for 422 yards. There were somethings that stayed the same however, Tony Romo once again found a way to collapse under the pressure. Calvin Johnson showed that he can be uncoverable at times and Ted Ginn Jr. is fast, really fast. All in all an exciting, eventful, exuberant Sunday that will not soon be forgotten.

Broadway Mark got gets some serious help, Rob Ryan gets some serious air time

Sanchez had an impressive stat line against the Cowboys on Sunday night (26/44 335 yds 2 TDs 1 INT), but it was the Romo interception that will be the moment remembered from this game. It is a shame too because Romo looked very good up until when his team needed him the most. He orchestrated a quick moving offense that made the Jets secondary look like they were still in the preseason. I guarantee that Rex will have a few choice words for those guys during the film sessions this week.

For someone who made a very heads up play earlier in the game in recognizing that a toss was going to get picked off and then keeping it on the fly for a 3 yard gain, that throw to Dez Bryant was just downright awful. That was a panic pass thrown at the worst time, if Romo would have noticed Revis his next read would have been to Miles Austin who was open on the right side of the field.

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Brady’s Back, Owens & Gruden Debut

September 14th, 2009 by Christian | 2 Comments | Filed in Football, General

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Three-time Super Bowl champ Tom Brady returns to NFL action tonight as the New England Patriots take on the Buffalo Bills on Monday Night Football.

Terrell Owens makes his first start in a Bills uniform, and John Gruden debuts as a MNF commentator.

Vegas Line:
NE -11
Over/Under 47 1/2

Game Time: 7 p.m. ET

In the late game, San Diego visits Oakland.

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