• December 1, 2022

Thoughts On Miles Austin Signing/DeMeco Ryans Extension

MilesAustin1On Miles Austin 

Well the Eagles have added a veteran receiver, signing former Dallas Cowboy star Miles Austin on Monday.

Austin, now 30 years old, isn’t exactly the same player he was five years ago that caught 31 touchdowns for Dallas between 2009 and 2012. He’s been slowed considerably by injuries, and at this point in his career the best thing he’s got going for him is his name.

The Eagles obviously had a need at the position after completely botching the Jeremy Maclin situation and allowing him to hit the open market, and while Austin isn’t going to replace Maclin by any stretch, he’s veteran depth that the team desperately needs at this point.

Does Austin have anything left? Very little if anything. If I was going to compare this signing to anything, it’d be to when the Eagles signed former Green Bay star Antonio Freeman at the end of his career back in 2002.

Freeman was a third or fourth option that year, and gave the Eagles 46 catches for 600 yards and four touchdowns. I’d expect about the same kind of season from Austin, assuming he stays healthy.

Austin is strictly depth at this point in his career. The Eagles are going to give Josh Huff, Jordan Matthews, and whoever they add through the draft, every opportunity to establish themselves.

Austin is just a veteran insurance policy who gives the team a guy with a little big-game history to turn to.

On DeMeco Ryans’ Extension

The Eagles extended DeMeco Ryans’ deal through 2016, prompting some to further speculate about Mychal Kendricks potentially being moved.

I don’t think the Ryans’ deal is directly tied to Kendricks’ fate. I think the deal was more about freeing up some additional cap space for this year by lowering DeMeco’s $7 million dollar hit.

While I don’t think the Ryans contract makes it any more or less likely that Kendricks is moved, I’ve already believed for awhile that the Eagles were and are planning to move him regardless.

Ever since the acquisition of Kiko Alonso, I think the writing has been on the wall for Kendricks. The fact that they didn’t immediately dump Ryans and his deal combined with the fact that they haven’t started extension talks with Kendricks tells me he may not have a future here. It just doesn’t make sense for the Eagles to keep all three of those guys around.

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Jeff Kolsky
March 31, 2015 9:37 am

I like the Freeman reference, agree with the projections. He will have that one big game..6 catches, 85 yds and a td which will have everyone hitting the waiver wire and picking him up in FF.

paulman
paulman
March 31, 2015 10:09 am

I would have preferred a Brian Hartline instead who signed a 2 Year $6 Million Deal with the Browns, Or a Jarrett Boykins who just signed a 1 Year Deal with the Panthers or a Cecil Shorts who signed with the Texans earlier in Free-Agency..

mhenski
mhenski
March 31, 2015 10:12 am

RE KENDRICKS

The Eagles have not approached ILB Mychal Kendricks about an extension as he enters the final year of his rookie contract.
Kendricks is just 24 years old, has difference-making sideline-to-sideline ability and can really cover from the inside linebacker spot. But the Eagles didn’t like the way he rehabbed off a calf injury in 2014, and have since traded for Kiko Alonso and extended DeMeco Ryans. Now there’s speculation Kendricks could be part of a draft day trade, something we can’t rule out with hyper-aggressive Chip Kelly at the controls.
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News
Mar 31 – 8:45 A

RE AUSTIN

he is an upgrade over cooper right now so while i dont care about this signing either way I believe Mathews, Austin, Huff looks a whole lot better than Mathews, Cooper, Huff. Then again Mathews, Vern Troyer, Huff looks better than the cooper line up.

Mac Dolo
Mac Dolo
March 31, 2015 11:43 am
Reply to  mhenski

Didn’t like the way he recovered, but you bring in nothing but injury prone players all off season.

andrew p
andrew p
March 31, 2015 10:45 am

I like the Austin pickup, a good third or fourth receiver, if he can catch for 586 n 2 TDs from Hoyer and that dysfunctional O then he will at least double those stats under Chip, as for Kendricks? The writing is on the wall, Alonso, Jones n now Ryans are all locked in beyond this year, I see Kendricks maybe going to the 49ers who are in desperate need of a linebacker, also hearing that Miami is interested in a player on our D, maybe they swap Kendricks for Jordan, nobody really knows but Kendricks fate is sealed here.

seansyh
seansyh
March 31, 2015 12:13 pm

Kendricks could be an attractive trade chip to the right team, but he could also be a great help to our team this season. I don’t see us trading him until the draft, where we can move up a couple spots (49ers, Dolphins) or flip him for another pick (2nd-3rd rounder if lucky). I like Kendricks, but I don’t see us signing him to an extension so we really can’t assume he will be on this team come June.

As for Austin, I don’t mind the pick up. God forbid Jordan Matthews were to go down for an extended period of time, there’s no way we would want our WR corp to be cooper, huff, and a rookie. Miles Austin brings a veteran presence and will hopefully stay healthy since he doesn’t have to play every snap. Plus, its not like his contract is guaranteed he could easily be cut if he doesn’t show up in training camp.

haveacigar
haveacigar
March 31, 2015 1:44 pm
Reply to  seansyh

not that attractive really- he only has 1 year left on his rookie deal which brings his value down significantly–

paulman
paulman
March 31, 2015 1:55 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

Just the opposite HAC… ..A Team in need Tades for him Season and if he performs well you lock him up, if he doesn’t, you are not committed to big $$$ for Kendricks..Most Teams would love this SiItuation which actually increases his Trade Value (as it would be for Boykin & Vinny Curry) … When you think about it where are Teams going to find Starters on Rookie Contract Salaries..
Would Teams rather have a 3 Year Pro with lots of Starts under his belt than a 2015 Rookie Draft Pick Playing who would cost you the Same amount of $$…Not even Close…

haveacigar
haveacigar
March 31, 2015 1:57 pm
Reply to  paulman

it devalues the return of draft pick without a doubt paul– now if this was last year when he had two more years of rookie contract…maybe–
essentially lets say a team gave the eagles a 2, kendricks plays lights out, wants franchise type money–
you want YEARS on the rookie contract not just one year paul– please learn to understand the market…

seansyh
seansyh
March 31, 2015 3:01 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

I disagree. Any team with a need for a linebacker isn’t looking at the draft for immediate help. Very rarely can linebackers make it on the field in their first year, let alone be effective. The middle linebacker is responsible for making the defensive calls and anticipating the play, another thing you cannot expect a rookie to do.

Kendricks was a 2nd round pick that has proven he can perform at a high level. He still has one year left on a deal that pays him next to nothing, and any linebacker needy team can have him for one year to see if he plays up to their expectations. I agree positions like D Line (Curry) and O Line (Mathis) aren’t as valuable to other teams because you can plug in younger/less expensive players and still see results. Linebackers, quarterbacks, and corners are another story.

paulman
paulman
March 31, 2015 3:45 pm
Reply to  seansyh

Let’s Look at the last 3-4 Seasons

2011 LB Bobby Wagner – Day 1 Starter and leading Tackler for Seahawks
2012 LB Luke Kuechley, Day 1 Starter and leading Tackler for the Panthers
2013 LB Kiko Alonso – Day 1 Starter and leading Tackler for the Bills
2014 LB CJ Mosely – Day 1 Starter and leading Tackler for the Ravens
2014 LB Chris Borland – Day 1 Starter and leading Tackler for 49ers

SO it can be done, but make no mistake LB Michael Kendricks would be in High Demand from many Teams around the NFL
(49ers,Chargers, Bears, Broncos,Cowboys, Giants Vikings, Falcons, Saints to name a few) and the fact that a Team would get him for 1 Season on his Rookie Cheap Contract is just gravy to the Team that would Trade for him further increasing his Value, and not diminishing it…

haveacigar
haveacigar
March 31, 2015 4:16 pm
Reply to  paulman

A 3 maybe a 4…. That’s value?
Alonso returned shady McCoy Paul….a top 3 back.why. Because he has two more cheap years…teams don’t want one cheap year…I challenge you to find such a trade in the last three years.

haveacigar
haveacigar
March 31, 2015 3:45 pm
Reply to  seansyh

You can disagree all you want, I’m just telling you how NFL GMs look at trades. One cheap year devalues the pick. Now they might be able to do a player swap of a player in a similar situation..”NFL very rarely would give up much for a one year of rookie deal….

paulman
paulman
March 31, 2015 3:52 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

Eagles will never get a # 2 for Kendricks, most likely a 3rd Rounder at Best.. Players are like Cars at a Dealership, once they play their First Season, they typically drop 1 to 2 Rounds from where they were originally Drafted unless they are an All-Pro type of Player at a Postion of High Demand (QB, DE/OLB ,OT or CB) ..
and Interior OL, ILB, Safety, RB just do not return
I understand the NFL Market very well HAC.. Remember that Rookie Deals are 4 Years in length, 90% of Rookies don’t even become Starters until Year 2 and 3 at best, therefore leaving very little amount of “Years Left” … This is Not Baseball HAC…
Getting a Proven Quality Starting Player, Like Kendricks, even for 1 Season on their Cheap Rookie Deal is not very common in the NFL and has Value

haveacigar
haveacigar
March 31, 2015 4:17 pm
Reply to  paulman

Find me one such deal

haveacigar
haveacigar
March 31, 2015 4:26 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

Paul…you won’t find any deals and if u do plan on maybe a 5 for Kendrick’s ….

paulman
paulman
March 31, 2015 4:57 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

Kendricks to the 49ers, Colts,Cowboys or Bears for their 3 Round Round Pick.. These 4 Teams would jump at that

haveacigar
haveacigar
March 31, 2015 1:57 pm
Reply to  paulman

Its the years bro…

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
March 31, 2015 1:57 pm
Reply to  seansyh

Kendricks is okay…he’s no All-Pro talent that dominates games, you may be able to get a third rounder for him. I’d take that for Kendricks

btc24
btc24
March 31, 2015 2:13 pm
Reply to  koolbreeze

Koolbreeze, Kendricks is also extremely young. He was a 2nd round pick and has proven to be at least that. Why would we flip him so soon for less than we paid given how well he’s performed and his upside?

paulman
paulman
March 31, 2015 4:04 pm
Reply to  btc24

You never get back the same “Draft Value” as where a Player was actually Drafted… The Draft has that “Built-in Potential” for what that Player may turned into

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
March 31, 2015 4:22 pm
Reply to  btc24

Because he’s an idiot who only likes “flashy” players.

If Kendricks was a guy who was out of position 75% of the time, continually missed tackles, but once every 6 weeks stripped the ball or caught an INT, and took it back 60 yards backflipping into the endzone as he did so…..well then Koolidiot would be in here daily announcing how great the guy is.

btc24
btc24
March 31, 2015 2:01 pm

I’ll be extremely disappointed if they trade Kendricks. We cannot just keep trading away proven players. That being said, I guess I would need to hear what they get in return. I just don’t see why you can’t have Kiko, Ryans, and Kendricks. Ryans is by no means going to be 100% come September and Kiko has enough injudry concerns; as does Kendricks. The three of these guys seems like a great ILB core, much like the RB by committee of Demarco and Ryan Mathews.

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
March 31, 2015 2:26 pm
Reply to  btc24

“Proven players”…proven what? I dont think Chip Kelly cares much for smaller, undersized players as linebackers..I dont think he likes undersized corners like Boykin.
Chip Kelly has to get the players he likes…its his ass on the line…he may as well go for what he knows and pay no attention to the so-called value of guys like Kendricks…he’s not an All-Pro dominating linebacker…he is good, a nice player…but certainly not a guy who is untouchable…if we can trade him a pick up a good Offensive lineman in the draft…lets do it!
Time to face reality! These guys haven’t gotten the job done…there should be no anguish about getting rid of them!

gmcliff
gmcliff
March 31, 2015 2:06 pm

Greetings fellas from Puerto Rico!!

I like the Ryans extension for veteran leadership, and experience. As an Eagles fan, I have to hope Kiko Alonso works out for us, but I have my reservations about him; He’s not playing in front of Marcel Dareus, keeping Offensive Lineman off him on the 2nd level with the Eagles.

I also don’t know if He is a guarantee to have the same statistical season, and production coming off his injury.

It would be in the Eagles best interest to draft Linebackers – OLB, and ILB.
What happens if Connor Barwin gets hurt, and is out for a good portion of the season??….Who is his back up??….What happens when Brandon Graham continues to prove he isn’t a starter??…Who do you replace him with??

My desire is for the Eagles to draft Alvin”Bud” Dupree – in the 1st round – even trading up to get him if possible.

We also need WR’s early. I love the idea of drafting 2 or 3 – Doriel Green Beckham, Breshard Perriman, and Tre McBride.

btc24
btc24
March 31, 2015 2:14 pm
Reply to  gmcliff

Cliff, I love DGB but his off the field issues will likely have him removed from the Eagles draft board.

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
March 31, 2015 2:32 pm
Reply to  gmcliff

Nah…too inconsistent…maybe if he falls to 20…but trading up for Dupree…nah…we have a bigger need at Offensive line…we should grab Andrus Peat ….let him play guard…with some coaching…he would help our O-Line keep Bradford healthy!

paulman
paulman
March 31, 2015 3:00 pm
Reply to  koolbreeze

What’s your Deal with Andrus Peat KB… He had a Poor Combine and Plays way to soft and he appears with whispers that he is not a very High-Energy Guy which is not going to work for Chip Kelly …
He sounds a lot like OT Jonathon Martin, who also came from Stanford to me..

At #20 –
Lane Fisher, Ebreck Flowers, Cameron Erving or DJ Humphries are all better Options with Players with more Upside that Andrus Peat who doesn’t appear to have OT ability at the NFL Level where the Players
I just listed, all do have OT Talent at the NFL Level

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
March 31, 2015 5:12 pm
Reply to  paulman

Peat has good size and good feet-the kind of athleticism that Kelly likes from his Offensive linemen. There is some knock on all of these kids…Peat has some of the best athleticism you see.

gmcliff
gmcliff
April 2, 2015 3:41 pm
Reply to  paulman

Paul, I love Ereck Flowers but I think he is more of an OG, than even a Right Tackle…..

Would nlove to see both he, and Laken Tomlinson in an Eagles Uniform .

gmcliff
gmcliff
April 2, 2015 3:29 pm
Reply to  koolbreeze

I respectfully disagree Breezy…..Alvin Dupree is going to be a star, and the Eagles will regret not pursuing him with scrubs like Brandon Graham starting…….and what depth do they have at OLB, if either were to go down?…..

It makes sense actually to draft 2 or 3 OLB’s, and 2 ILB’s, Alonzo, Kendricks, Long, Goode, and Ryans are all possible injury risks, we could stand to reinforce the entire LB Core….

paulman
paulman
March 31, 2015 3:14 pm
Reply to  gmcliff

I like Dupree’s upside GMCliff and see him like a Aldon Smith, Whitney Mercilus Type and will go in the Top 12 So the Eagles will not be getting him..
He’s has the strength, length and size at 6-4 269lbs that the other Pass-Rushers in this Draft don’t have — Beasley, Ray and Gregory all go about 235-245lbs which is not going to get it down as an every down player in the NFL
The Pass Rushing OLB’s are overrated as a Group in my Opinion..
Gregory has fallen with his Failed Marijuana Test, Shane Ray has ? with his Injury, Vic Beasley only goes 6-3 242lbs and will be giving up 50-60 LBs to NFL OL
Another Pass-Rusher I like is Preston Smith from Mississippi who goes 6-5 270lbs and has really jumped up the Draft Boards from a 3rd Rounder to a late 1st/early 2nd Prospect… I don’t think he is a good Fit with the Eagles 3-4 Scheme but put Preston Smith in a 4-3 like the Cowboys, Giants, Panthers, etc,etc and he will get Pressure on the QB

pdiddy
pdiddy
April 2, 2015 5:39 pm
Reply to  gmcliff

Beautiful beaches there bro enjoy.

paulman
paulman
March 31, 2015 3:38 pm

As far as the Eagles LB Corp goes…
The Eagles will keep 7 LB’s maybe 8 LB at Most

The have long-term Deals with C Barwin & B Graham so they aren’t going anywhere, they have D Ryans who they just extended thru the 2016 Season the have Kiko Alonso who they traded RB McCoy for and Last Years #1 PIck in Marcus Smith II .. This is 5 LB’s then you Add Free-Agent Signing
Brad Jones and you are up to 6 LB’s all with NFL Experience…
So when you add Michael Kendricks that’s 7 LB’s all with NFL Experience all under Contract plus Back-Ups Braman, Acho, Goode and Travis Long and Hepburn

Unfortunately I don’t think the Eagles Draft a single LB this Draft for unless they Trade Kendricks, or Cut MSII or both, there is no opening on the Eagles at LB

gmcliff
gmcliff
April 2, 2015 3:38 pm
Reply to  paulman

Paul, our LB Core is average at best. If Kelly thinks Kiko Alonzo is going to improve it by himself he really isn’t the man to be the personnel guy…

Acho, Goode, Breaman, Long, MSIII, and Hepburn are all Special Teamers, and can all be upgraded and replaced. They are not depth at all in my opinion.

Alvin Dupree, Eli Harold, even Randy Gregory despite the failed test, are all major upgrades, and more potentially talented than any member of our LB Core right now.

gloomysmitty
gloomysmitty
March 31, 2015 3:51 pm

I wonder if chip is thinking about trading cox cause he doesn’t have a contact extension either maybe that’s the trade they send to the titans.
Cox,kendricks& Bradford for #2 pick

paulman
paulman
March 31, 2015 4:07 pm
Reply to  gloomysmitty

Cox is not going anywhere and Kelly will be giving him a nice extension by the time they break Summer Camp

Kendricks, Boykin, Curry & Mathis will likely be goners freeing up more $$

gloomysmitty
gloomysmitty
March 31, 2015 4:20 pm

Truth be told paulman none of them outside of mathis is really getting paid anything

paulman
paulman
April 2, 2015 4:26 pm
Reply to  gloomysmitty

I agree, but if they don’t fit what Kelly and Billy Davis want as part of their Defense, then they are goners..

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
March 31, 2015 4:30 pm

Miles Austin:

““I didn’t visit anywhere [else],” Austin confirmed. “This is the only place I came.”

And then under his breath he added, chuckling, “So you’ve got to believe how frikkin’s suprised I was when the Eagles offered me MORE than I was getting paid last year!! No other offer from any other team….not even a visit lined up anywhere. I would have signed for a mil, but my agent dialed me up and said they were offering 2.3!! I mean, at first I thought that was a joke…it being so close to April 1st and all that…..but nah, it was true! 2.3! Damn I love that Chip Kelly”

paulman
paulman
March 31, 2015 5:12 pm

Chip Kelly is going to spend all of Lurie’s $$$ every Season.. He is not concerned about long-term Fiscal Responsibility, He’s here to Win Football Games in the Playoffs to compete for the Super Bowl… And when this doesn’t occur by the end of his Contract (2017) The he’s going back to College… Oregon with Lead Booster and Billionaire Phil Knight and his bottomless Pockets, Chip Kelly had no Budget to learn about…
He’s like a kid in a Candy Store, eating too much Fudge…

haveacigar
haveacigar
March 31, 2015 5:11 pm

Just heard a short Miles Austin interview… Quite sure I now see chips crush on him….guy seems smart and not an AHole….
We shall see…

paulman
paulman
March 31, 2015 5:16 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

Miles Austin is a very bright and articulate Guy…
He probably ends up working in the Media after his Playing Days are finished

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
March 31, 2015 5:30 pm

The guy is a backup WR…who cares

Vinniedaloser still has that sore ass and embarrassment over Foles getting dumped….now wants to dump on Chip Kelly for how much money he spends on players….

Stop the BS, Vinnie

Its a one-year deal with a little extra…he still has to make the team…if he plays close to potential, Chip Kelly has got a good veteran receiver to help the youngsters along…and we may be drafting a receiver as well.
Instead of being cheap, Kelly spends a little on players trying to cultivate a good locker room environment…and we are STILL in good shape as far as resigning players that we want to go forth with.

Only a hurt butt like Vinniedaloser wants to hate on Kelly for how much money he is spending

Dumbass, Vinnie…stop it…quit while you so far behind..

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
March 31, 2015 6:06 pm
Reply to  koolbreeze

3 years from now Koolidiot heads to a dealership to buy his first car.

He’s been riding the bus on the way to his fry station past this 2004 Ford Fiesta with a lightning bolt on the side.

Day after day Koolidiot eyes this beauty, which for some strange reason just sits on the lot….no one seems to want it.

‘Cept Koolidiot. He’s read the reports on how Fiestas are pretty unreliable, but that lightning bolt on the side just holds so much promise.

Finally, after years of saving, Koolbreeze enters the lot. Looks at the window sticker and sees $800.

“Ridiculous!” Koolbreeze exclaims, “I’ve saved up $1200!”

Koolbreeze enters the dealership and offers it all for the broken down beater he’s had his eye on for so long…..

The reason this is a problem is because it demonstrates complete incompetence.

The Eagles have thrown away over $4 million (more like 5) on useless Miles Austin and completely pathetic Sanchez…..both players that no one else in the league wanted to touch, and both got raises from the Egles who were the only bidder!

I don;t give a shit about Lurie’s $$, what I care about is this Eagles management team who is displaying complete incompetence in regards to most of their free agent moves.

invinoveritus
invinoveritus
March 31, 2015 5:58 pm

I think the whole LB conversation is hysterical. 90% of the posters on here complained non-stop about how could Casey Matthews still be our 3rd string LB – those people with any time of football IQ stated – hey – decent stop gap, decent special teams and guys got hurt –

now the eagles have 3 solid starting capable LBs plus hurt guys back and now you all want to cast off a top quality ILB – maybe – just maybe – Chip realized the 1) Kendrick missed games and 2) Ryans missed games – that maybe he need 3 solid ILBs plus his upgraded back ups??

Why not shift Kendricks to OLB – Connor, Kendricks, Graham as 3 OLBs

deserteagle
deserteagle
March 31, 2015 7:09 pm

The elephant in the LB room is the lack of talk about smith …let’s see if year 2 he can make believers out of the coaching staff..

paulman
paulman
March 31, 2015 8:00 pm
Reply to  deserteagle

If MSII fails to improve or impress the Coach’s I bet Kelly Cuts him in Camp..

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
March 31, 2015 7:15 pm

Vinniedafool with more absolutely meaningless babbling

First, fool ass Vinnie drawing analogies between a massive corporation like the Philadelphia Eagles and a guy buying his first car is absolutely meaningless and ignorant.

Let me lay a few facts out for your fool ass!

According to Forbes magazine, the Eagles are worth 1.16 billion dollars.

Even if we were to accept your dumb ass contentions that the Eagles have “throwing away $5 million”, for some reason, I dont think Jeff Lurie is in a panic mode like you over how the Eagles spend their money!

Now the incompetent, stupid, and idiotic move would have been for the Eagles to follow your suggestion!
If Chip Kelly and the Eagles decided to sign Nick Foles to that “Colin Kaepernick’ like contract that YOU wanted to give Nick…we would be giving Nick Foles a 6 year, $114,000,000 contract including a $12,328,766 signing bonus, with $61,000,000 guaranteed.

Now that would be something displaying total and complete incompetence…what you Vinniedafoolass suggested would have been the dumbest move in the history of the Eagles organization!

Now that would have been the equivalent to hiring you a below average McDonald’s burger flipper to be a Neurosurgeon at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Stop whining over Lurie’s money, Vinniedafoolass….Lurie’s money is safe as long as Chip Kelly doesnt have anyone around him who thinks like you!

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
March 31, 2015 10:02 pm
Reply to  koolbreeze

Its not about Lurie’s $$ meathead, its about the Eagles’ all-college management team demonstrating they understand how the NFL works.

And so far, after being fleeced in the Foles trade, and then throwing money around at over-rated injury risks, they’re proving they’re not even close to being up to the task.

Other GMs around the league have got to be howling at what the Birds are doing right now.

You don’t understand this because you are 13.

BTW – your little neurosurgeon crack doesn’t work unless you put a comma before and after the earlier appositive.

You should learn that before you sign the contract on the Fiesta.

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
March 31, 2015 7:35 pm

Also…with all of the babble about Miles Austin contract…no one has stopped to ask the question…how much of that money is guaranteed?

Stop the panic..

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
March 31, 2015 11:00 pm

LOL…fool ass Vinniedaloser…smh

Your ass still aches for Foles!

People who are scared to death of Chip Kelly’s high octane offense were desperately hoping that Chip would sign Nick Foles to that big money deal you were calling for….tie up millions of cap money on that bum.

Kaepernick money for Nick Foles! Chip earned respect from GM’s from around the league by getting rid of Nick Foles…they knew then that the Eagles are a serious force to be reckoned with due to that great move.

If we did what you wanted we would have been the laughing stock of the league…. Kaepernick money for Nick Foles…LOL.

Again…get some cream or something for your ass crack ache, Vinniedaloser

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
April 1, 2015 1:05 am
Reply to  koolbreeze

Hey dumbass….have you ever looked at Krapernick’s contract? Of course you haven’t….you have your mom read you the ESPN headlines and take them as Gospel. Its why you still think the 2nd round pick the Eagles gave up can actually magically return….

and why you actually believe Kapernick got 60 million “guaranteed” That damn small print sooooo difficult for an illiterate like yourself. That “guaranteed” $$ resets every year shit for brains. He gets $10 to $12 million of it every year on April 1 IF the team wants him that year….if they don;t, his “guaranteed” 61 million vanishes like your sheets before your mom has to do the laundry.

His cotract is almost entirely fantasy $$ that he will never see.

The contract that lets them cut him at any time after this year sans cap penalty?

The contract that he will have to re-neg after this year else he gets cut with a penalty less than what Miles Austin just received?

Is that the contract you have been touting for the past 3 months as the one that would have “tied up” money for the Eagles had they given the same to Foles? The one that would be disastrous?

Buddy, that was the most team friendly QB contract every created. Signing Foles to something like that would have been irrelevant for if he had sucked they could have just dumped him like the 49ers will be dumping Kapernick after this upcoming season.

You illiterate twit.

I gave you a whole month to read up on the damn thing on your own….but I guess that was too muck to expect. and so, you continue to hang yourself with the same pathetic statements.

It would have been a fine contract for FOles because, like the 49ers with Krapernick, it would have allowed the Birds to get rid of him at any moment if he had a bad year.

Again putz….I gave you a month to research that yourself….but too much. Mom’s headline reading is apparently all you can handle.

I guess you better stick to the fry station and your dreams of the Fiesta.

The Miles Austin contract is stupid.
The Sanchez contract is stupid.

Every Eagle fan save you understands how stupid those contracts were….save you.

I’m inclined to believe the Murray contract was stupid.
And giving a cornerback with 19 total starts in 4 seasons the 4th highest contract ever at his position???? Probably stupid.
Re-upping a 31 yr old LB coming off an achilles if it means trading away an up and comer like Kendricks? Stupid.
Throwing in a 2nd round pick in the Foles trade for a QB that STL was going to release if he didn’t take a salary cut to 5 mil? Pretty stupid.

IrishEagle
IrishEagle
April 1, 2015 7:49 am

koolbreeze,

I can’t understand what it is that you like about the Bradford trade. I understand that you hate Nick Foles but besides that, there’s not too much difference.

You and many others have screamed that Kelly could not use a big part of his offense because Foles was not a threat to run. That has not changed with Bradford…. You can talk about accuracy and arm strength and some other things, but they are mostly things that Bradford has not yet shown.

To me, Bradford has a lot to prove. He has never lived up to his top-pick billing…

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
April 1, 2015 2:51 pm
Reply to  IrishEagle

Irish Eagle,

I screamed over and over again…Foles biggest problem was not his slow feet but his slow head!

Chip Kelly didnt dump him because he couldn’t run the read option…he dumped him because he processes things too slowly…he cant read defenses, he is late with throws, misses wide open receivers-consistently AND he cant run a lick so instead of finding a way to get positive yards…he’s throwing interceptions, throwing off of his back foot…
Bradford has shown enough to have teams wanting to give up a first round pick for him…who wanted to give up anything for Nick Foles?
Bradford does have things to prove…but getting rid of Foles is addition by subtraction!

paulman
paulman
April 1, 2015 12:45 pm

Both QB’s J Winston and M Mariota have decided to stay home instead of
attending the Draft Ceremony in Chicago this Year and the NFL Commissioner’s Office is not Happy about this..
Both Players want to remain home and celebrate with their Families

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
April 1, 2015 12:59 pm
Reply to  paulman

Winston is too busy writing his “I am the best player” press releases, while Mariotta is too shy to have that many cameras pointed at him.

haveacigar
haveacigar
April 1, 2015 1:29 pm

not fair Vinnie– both men will be moving away from family and friends very soon at a young age. In Mariottas case half way around the world…I think this may be a trend the nfl doesn’ like… I mean mariotta and Winston have given espn and the nfl network a lot of programming since the season has ended, given gcobb many hits. And we all know cameras will be in mom’s living room and some NFL flunky will have a bunch of hats stashed in a case some place…

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
April 1, 2015 3:25 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

Just jokes….

Stfu_JonHart
Stfu_JonHart
April 1, 2015 12:48 pm

I don’t like the Bradford trade either but what the hell do we got to lose? At least Bradford has Peyton Manning potential… and if he turns out to be a dud, Foles sucks anyway and it’s not like we often hit on stud players in the draft. There’s prolly a better chance Bradford becomes an all-star than us drafting an all-star in next year’s second round.

Stfu_JonHart
Stfu_JonHart
April 1, 2015 12:50 pm

And who gives a damn about the money being dished out. The Eagles have more than enough money to get through this season and next year there’s gonna be plenty of players off the books.

andrew p
andrew p
April 1, 2015 1:58 pm

Romo redoes his contract n saves Dallas $12.8 million, Adrain Petersons contract is $12.75 million, could this be happening? Scary thought with that O line.

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
April 1, 2015 2:45 pm

LOOOOOOOOOOOOOL! Vinniedaloserass

You are truly an ignorant ass

Kaepernick’s contract is team friendly for SF….so what!

You are moaning and whining about an extra million that the Eagles have extended to Miles Austin. You are crying that they overpaid for Maxwell addressing their needs on the defense. Yet, your dumb ass wanted to give Nick Foles a massive raise that is so far over his market value!

Fool ass Vinnie!

To show how stupid your suggestion was fool ass, where is the brand new contract that the Rams are giving Nick Foles to lock him up and have the same benefits that the 49ers are getting from the Kaepernick deal?

Why haven’t the Rams done what the Buffalo Bills did with Shady??

Why we dont hear any talk of the Rams signing Nick Foles to a Kaepernick -like deal with a $13 million dollar signing bonus??

Why is that fool ass Vinnie?

Its because he’s not close to being worth Kaepernick’s value and this is by any objective standard…its why the Rams are talking about drafting a QB with the 10th pick…

Stick to burger flipping you dork….Foles is out, done, finished…you were so desperate. Now, your ass aches over Foles…LOL

Fool ass Vinniedaloser

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
April 1, 2015 3:15 pm
Reply to  koolbreeze

“Why is that fool ass Vinnie?”

Because he’s under contract dimtwit.

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
April 1, 2015 3:18 pm

BTW – I know the whole imitation thing you’ve got going is very flattering and all that, but don’t you think your insults would carry more weight if you didn’t just recycle the ones I used months ago.

I mean I dropped McDs on your 13 year old ass 6 months ago….and now you’re trying to roll with the burger flipping bit? Please buddy, get some of your own material.

Maybe write something out on the dashboard of your new Fiesta, or between MV7wins faps late at night.

mhenski
mhenski
April 1, 2015 3:46 pm

THEY CALL HIM KRAPPERNICK IN THE SAN FRANCISCO AREA

HE IS TURRIBLE

paulman
paulman
April 1, 2015 4:25 pm
Reply to  mhenski

Word is that Kelly is Offering Bradford, Kendricks & #52nd Pick to the 49ers for Krapernick….

seansyh
seansyh
April 1, 2015 4:29 pm
Reply to  paulman

LOL in your dreams. No way Kelly is giving all that up for Kaep. It’s either Bradford or Mariotta for us this year.

That would mean Nick Foles, Michael Kendricks, a second and fourth this year, and a second next year for Colin Kaepernick.

No shot in hell

seansyh
seansyh
April 1, 2015 4:29 pm
Reply to  paulman

Throw a first round pick in that deal and that basically Mariotta

haveacigar
haveacigar
April 1, 2015 4:34 pm
Reply to  paulman

You and that little voice in your head paulman …..even in bizarro world you struggle with market value, although it is acceptable in that world.
SF would suck LLCB’s dick for such a trade…. Krap has been exposed…

gloomysmitty
gloomysmitty
April 1, 2015 5:42 pm
Reply to  paulman

Hey paulman is this a April fools….

haveacigar
haveacigar
April 1, 2015 6:29 pm
Reply to  gloomysmitty

Every day is April fools day to p.man

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
April 1, 2015 6:31 pm

“Why is that fool ass Vinnie?”

“Because he’s under contract ”

Dumb ass!! So was Shady

Teams give new deals to players quite often fool ass! Why wont the Rams give their new starting QB a new team friendly contract like Kaepernick got with SF ? The same kind of contract you thought the Eagles should have given to Foles…Mr 27-2 and 14-4 and all of those other ‘stats’ you were throwing out there for Foles?

LMAO!!!

Your all baffled, dazed, dumb, and confused Vinniedaloser!

Since he was under contract…why were you ready to cough up a massive new deal to him…dork!? For what?

Fall back burger flipper…your shot out and all confused.

You first had the Eagles handing over a massive, pay raise to Foles with a $13 million dollar signing bonus-far exceeding his market value.

You had the Eagles locking your man in and handing over the keys to the franchise to Foles!

So of course, you were ass out when then Eagles sent your boy packing!

Now hurt and despairing the loss of Foles after all your claims about his stats and how good he was, you are left with the dumb look. So what do you do?
You turn on Chip Kelly and the Eagles to bash them for spending a little extra on free agents-despite the massive pay hike you would have had them extend to Foles!

Your a two-faced hypocrite Vinne and a sore ass loser! LOL

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
April 1, 2015 6:54 pm
Reply to  koolbreeze

DId I think the Eagles should have kept FOles?

Yes.

If they had kept Foles should they have signed him to a contract similar to Krapernick….one they could have gotten out from under sans penalty?

Yes.

AM I excited about Bradford? Not really. I think its a very lateral move at qb. Bradford has done nothing in 5 years in the NFL.

Do I think the trade was bad….in that the Eagles paid too much?

Yes.

Were the Miles Austin and Mark Sanchez signings completely bullshit?

Yup.

I think that covers it.

What is your point again exactly….other than you spending your 15 min breaks expressing both your man love for Vick and irrational hate for Foles?

deserteagle
deserteagle
April 1, 2015 11:24 pm

It’s appropriate on April fools ,we digress ,and recall what we’ve been through ,as fans, since New Years eve .Lil. napoleonic kelly marched home from the Rose bowl and he dared Jeffrey to keep howie vs me ..jeffrey blinked .. Now with a rubble of jerseys hanging at the Lincoln.financial field shop are ex players jerseys by the rack full.we don’t dare print and sell bradford jerseys as this madman is capable and culpable of anything..None of us weatherd football veterans ,have ever witnessed this type of devil may care attitude in philadelphia before..perhaps the closest to mind was buddy ryan ,he was a swashbuckler but chip looks like the full militia compared to buddy ..he takes the shit and just blows it up..no other way to slice it..and he’s not done as we know..nothing he did on FA will come close to how he’ll dissasemble the draft in unprecedented ways ….his debris ,will be analyzed ,and scrutinized by the draft gurus ,whose heads will explode trying to figure out chips first time at the big dance ..the good news is ..if it all sucks ass ,or not ..there’s only one explanation ..not even chipnochio..will be able to talk his way out of…I’m on board the train ,I just hope the tracks stay connected ahead …

haveacigar
haveacigar
April 2, 2015 7:18 am
Reply to  deserteagle

desert….they are selling Bradford #7 jerseys at eagles.com…$100 bucks– I can’t see them flying off the shelf at this point.

paulman
paulman
April 2, 2015 9:49 am
Reply to  haveacigar

I noticed the Bradford Jerseys have the Eagles on the Front and the Cleveland Browns on the Back.. It’s some kind of a new Reversible Jersey..

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
April 2, 2015 12:42 am

“If they had kept Foles should they have signed him to a contract similar to Krapernick….one they could have gotten out from under sans penalty?

Yes.”

This proves my point Vinnie

Your an idiot and a fool…that’s the point!

Your ass ache for Foles leads you to downright stupidity.

We know about your tears for the kid and his family…and a bunch of other bullcrap you have spewed in your irrational love for Foles.

We know how blinded you are that you would give Foles a contract that NO GM in the NFL would extend to him.

This goes beyond our arguments about Foles…anyone with half a brain who looks at contracts and player salary issues in the NFL will tell you the exact same thing. If anyone really believed that Foles was that good there would have been significant offers for him.

Only a complete idiot would believe Foles is worth what Kaepernick got…

Only you Vinniedafoolass….only you!

You wont find a single GM in the NFL who would give Foles anything remotely close to what Kaepernick is getting. He’s not worth it. The Eagles shopped him to find out his market value and found very few takers…and no one offered anything significant for Nick Foles.

They are not even thinking about giving Foles an extension in St Louis and there was no way he was getting one here…despite being one of the worst paid QB’s in the NFL.

Chip Kelly was offered a first round pick for Sam Bradford…he has much more value than Nick Foles

Miles Austin contract is more team friendly than the Kaepernick contract that you are praising …a one-year deal with no guarantees…no signing bonus…he has to make the team.

Yes…it is covered, verified, and official

You are an idiot Vinnie!

deserteagle
deserteagle
April 2, 2015 8:42 am

Kool ..give it a rest ..why would the Rams or the Eagles (when he was there property) ,step up to accommodate Foles with a contract extensions? He’s signed ? He’s also coming off a shoulder injury ..As the draft is four weeks away ,why would the Rams add dollars to Nick foles ,as a potential trade chip? They won’t..It has no semblance of an argument..Get over the Nick Foles ,hatred ,and move on to sam I am …

paulman
paulman
April 2, 2015 10:31 am
Reply to  deserteagle

Foles has yet to play a Full Season and has absolutely no leverage to demand any long-term Contract from anyone (The Eagles before and now the Rams) 2015 is an Audition for him to prove he’s a Starting #1 QB in the NFL who can play a Full Season…
Basically the Eagles Traded a $1.5 Million Contract Gamble for a $13 Million Contract Gamble in Sam Bradford with a 2nd Rounder to boot…

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
April 2, 2015 12:51 pm
Reply to  deserteagle

desert,its your boy Vinnie who wanted to sign Foles to a $126 million dollar contract with a guaranteed signing bonus of $13 million….I would have been comfortable if we had cut Nick Foles.
Foles is not a valuable chip…the Eagles assessed his trade value and teams were not giving up anything of much value…so Foles is not a viable trade chip.
Stop the Chip bashing over Nick Foles
Bradford is by far, a more talented QB than Nick Foles
Its a good gamble and if he stays healthy we have a viable starting QB in Bradford

deserteagle
deserteagle
April 2, 2015 10:37 am

sam I am ..greeen jerseys and ham ..I’m being paid 12 point nine …im drinking chips science juice ..but still my knee is loose? I want to be sam I am greeen eggs and ham ,but chip said,not so fast ..not until after the draft. I read a defense ,in the speed of light ..I just wish my knee would just work right ..I am sam I am I am mile Austin ,many miles from my best ,but along with others im gulping down shakes ,hoping to put the brakes on my downward career spiral ..all the while cashing millions of Jeffrey’s dough ,and drinking from chips fountain of youth ..that’s my story ,and that’s the truth…. Dr Seuss ..

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
April 2, 2015 10:43 am
Reply to  deserteagle

That’s $$. Well done.

Has anyone thought about the fact that…by the end of this year, Bradford will have been paid $78 million dollars.

Guy’s got to have $30 million sitting around in investments. He’s beyond comfortable. Set for many many lifetimes….

…..motivation?

haveacigar
haveacigar
April 2, 2015 10:51 am

our only hope is that he is intrinsically motivated to prove he was not a bust– because as of now IMHO he belongs in a sentence with: russell, Shuler, A. Smith, Leaf etc….

paulman
paulman
April 2, 2015 4:42 pm

I’ve heard some rumblings that he’s packing it in after 2015 Season and is only hanging around for his Final Year of his Rookie Deal to collect the $13 Million, as he was under the old CBA Agreement where Top Draft Picks were all overpaid
I think Kelly really screwed up with this Deal plus next Years 2nd Round Pick..

deserteagle
deserteagle
April 2, 2015 10:39 am

Spot on Paul ..Kool has been blinded by hate ..it’s senselesss argument with no foundation..

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
April 2, 2015 8:18 pm
Reply to  deserteagle

Its unbelievable how the Foles fans have turned with venom and hatred of Chip Kelly and the team!

Now the Foles team wants to attack the very character of Sam Bradford.
So before he has had an opportunity to take a single snap, he is being subjected to bitter grumbles and unfair rumors and claims…smh!

desert, vinnie, haveablunt, paulman…I understand you all now hate Chip Kelly….but he was the guy who evaluated Foles after every game…he knew where the ball was supposed to go on each play and what Foles was supposed to do…

Not only did he get rid of Foles he gave the Rams a second rounder to take Foles off of his hands…and decided that it would be better to take a chance with an oft-injured Bradford…rather than stick with a cheaper, oft-injured, and much less talented Foles.

This is the coach who likes Foles…cares about the guy as a person…Foles is a real nice kid…but Kelly couldn’t dump him quick enough!

Dont kill the messenger because you dont like the message…

Its not me that hates Foles…it was his coach!

jakedog
jakedog
April 2, 2015 9:23 pm
Reply to  koolbreeze

Correct, Kelly shipped foles out

Time will tell whether it was correct

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
April 3, 2015 1:55 am
Reply to  jakedog

jakdaracist….you’ve crawled from under your rock!

you should be forever shipped off of this forum

you are a disgrace

bugsyhawk
bugsyhawk
April 3, 2015 10:56 am
Reply to  koolbreeze

Is this just the eye test that you say that Bradford is much better because he really hasn’t been that much above average as a pro. Is this where you make excuses for him because of his O coordinator or lack of talent? So are you going back to college comparisons, because it is pretty easy to see that Bradford had a much better supporting cast around him in college than Foles did. So he has a lot of potential that he hasn’t reached at all right?

I wasn’t sure on Foles at all, but you are burying him with a guy who has proved nothing in the NFL. NOTHING.

And he is not a mobile QB which was what you have been clamouring for this whole time? Get your your guy Chip. Open up the offense. Isn’t that what you have been saying?

Stop trolling dude. You got nothing to bring to the table except Foles sucks.

haveacigar
haveacigar
April 2, 2015 10:39 am

dr. desert…childrens author!

haveacigar
haveacigar
April 2, 2015 10:41 am

serious question to those that follow–
I remember the dream team all the signings were like July 29ish…. yet this year the FA hot time is march– did the CBA change the FA time or is there another such round of cuts coming? I know a lot has to do with when teams can cut players to save cap room and stuff– and I seem to remember some guys get $ April 1– others maybe June 1????

deserteagle
deserteagle
April 2, 2015 10:47 am

pman..any guys in the draft with bum knees or torn ACLs? That’s our guys..I truly believe chip is starting a rehab center at the nova care facility ,in hopes of patenting his elixir..if it weren’t for a bum wheel or a guy years on the decline ,we have no design in our forming a roster..it’s truly the chip ego ,on display..like the apostle ,chip will have a line formed of the sickly and disabled looking for a sip from the magic juice..

paulman
paulman
April 2, 2015 12:56 pm
Reply to  deserteagle

Yes there are plenty of them DesertEagle
Eagles 2015 Mock Draft (Revision # 18)

1st Rd – RB Todd Gurley (Georgia 6-1 222lbs)
2nd Rd – OT Cedric Ogbuehi (Texas A&M 6-5 306lbs)
3rd Rd – CB Ifo-Ekpre Olomu (Oregon 5-9 192lbs)
4th Rd – Safety Anthony Harris (Virginia 6-1 185lbs)
5th Rd – Guard Miles Deffennbach (Penn State 6-3 305lbs)
6th Rd – WR Cam Worthy (East Carolina 6-2 211lbs)
7th Rd – QB Connor Halliday (Washington State 6-3 199lbs)

Good Grief…

haveacigar
haveacigar
April 2, 2015 10:48 am

damn i just read (my sources) that Perriman out of C.Fla is 6’3” , 215 and ran a 4.27… damn…remember the opening to the bionic man in the 70’s….’we can build them bigger, stronger and faster than ever before’– yikes i’ve not seen him play 1 minute of football– but that is impressive size and speed… wow–

paulman
paulman
April 2, 2015 12:38 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

His Dad, Brett Perriman was a Miami Hurricane and a hard-nosed Football Player and Teammate of Michael Irvin… I believe I read that Michael Irvin is Godfather to Brasheed and has worked with him on his Receiving/Route Running Skills.. The Eagles need to get this Kid..

zilents44
zilents44
April 2, 2015 2:43 pm

I have the mock down 1 – 3 rds…..round 1 bresshaud perriman…..round two OG laken thompson or jake fisher if he is still there….then we trade up in early 3rd rdvand get CB byron jones from uconn…..i think we use curry….boykin….and evan mathis as trade bait to either move up in draft or for straight up laer rd picks…..side note im hearing josh huff is shreeded and working his ass off to get better….i need this guy to become our randall cobb

paulman
paulman
April 2, 2015 3:54 pm
Reply to  zilents44

Nice One Zilents
Here is a new one

Eagles Trade Back with the Colts and go from #20 to #29 and pick-up the Colts 3rd Round Pick in the Process which is #93
Eagles then Trade Vinny Curry & 6th Round Pick to the Raiders for their 3rd Round Pick (#68)
Eagles also Trade CB Boykin & OLB Marcus Smith II to the Dolphins for OLB Dion Jordan and a 6th Round PIck (Approx 190th)
(Both MSII and Jordan need a change of Scenery)

Eagles now have the Following Picks

1st (#29) – OT Jake Fisher (Oregon 6-5 307lbs)
2nd(#52) – WR Devin Funchess (Michigan 6-4 232lbs)
3rd (#68 – from Raiders) Safety Cody Prewitt (Ole Miss 6-2 218lbs)
3rd (#84) – WR Tre McBride (William & Mary 6-0 212lbs)
3rd (#93) – from Colts) – Guard Jon Miller (Louisville 6-2 303lbs)
4th (#113 – from Bills) – CB Eric Rowe (Utah 6-1 205lbs)
5th (#145- from Rams) – DT Letarrius Walton (Cent Mich 6-5 320lbs)
5th (#156) – WR Tye Montgomery (Stanford 6-0 220lbs)
6th (#190 from Dolphins) ) – TE Nick Boyle (Delaware 6-4 268lbs)
7th (#237) – QB Cody Fajardo (Nevada 6-1 223lbs)

Remember the Eagles Traded DE Curry, CB Boykin and OLB Marcus Smith and Picked up OLB Dion Jordan

zilents44
zilents44
April 2, 2015 5:11 pm
Reply to  paulman

u love that tre mcbride guy pman im with you on that i think he will be a good player in the league

gloomysmitty
gloomysmitty
April 2, 2015 6:13 pm

Rumor has ir that chip is in love with byron jones.and paulman I didn’t see a Kendricks trade in there.

gloomysmitty
gloomysmitty
April 2, 2015 6:16 pm

And paulman Marcus fits the dolphins less than dion jordan. I still see them putting marcus at ilb long term maybe you put Kendricks in that trade instead of marcus

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
April 2, 2015 6:38 pm

Come back from Vieques and no internet for a week…and I see you fools are regurgitating the same nonsense.

DCar
DCar
April 3, 2015 1:24 am
Reply to  IzzellJenkins

Go back, & stay off the internet, if you don’t like it! You regurgitate your baseless nonsense all of the time!

deserteagle
deserteagle
April 2, 2015 7:01 pm

Izzy welcome back ..

deserteagle
deserteagle
April 2, 2015 7:10 pm

Pman Does devin smith fit the desean jackson spot in your opinion ? Where might he fall to?

paulman
paulman
April 2, 2015 8:37 pm
Reply to  deserteagle

Devin Smith is a Talented Play with Deep Speed Ability which his strength and also Special Teams in the Return..
I see him going mid to late 2nd Round..
I am not sure he fits Kelly’s Offenses where Receivers are running more shorter routes and doesn’t block that well
I see Teams like the Ravens, Steelers
Panthers, Chargers all taking a good look
At Devin Smith..

gloomysmitty
gloomysmitty
April 3, 2015 9:49 am

I wonder if the Browns are dumb enough to trade 12 & 19 to move up and get mariota then flip him to the eagles for Bradford and Kendricks.

mhenski
mhenski
April 3, 2015 10:10 am

Redskins acquired FS Dashon Goldson and a 2016 seventh-round pick from the Bucs in exchange for a 2016 sixth-round pick.
It’s amazing the Bucs were able to get anything for Goldson, even if it is just a late-rounder. Goldson has been a massive bust since inking a five-year, $41.25 million contract that included $22 million guaranteed prior to the 2013 season. The Redskins were so desperate for safety help that they’re taking on Goldson’s $8 million cap hit. He’ll be the favorite to start next to new SS Jeron Johnson.
Related: Buccaneers
Source: Rick Stroud on Twitter
Apr 3 – 9:48 AM

FUCK. WTF WE DOING AT SAFETY BELIEVING IN WOLF OR REYNOLDS ?

gloomysmitty
gloomysmitty
April 3, 2015 11:05 am
Reply to  mhenski

I rather have Wolff than Goldston he can’t cover isn’t very fast he is Strictly a hitter we no cover skills to speak of Wolfe has more upside than goldson… you people want names but don’t study there games …

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
April 3, 2015 12:03 pm
Reply to  gloomysmitty

Exactly…keeping listening to paulman and mhenski and that’s what you’ll get

mhenski
mhenski
April 3, 2015 10:10 am

Philly Voice’s Jimmy Kempski calls Eagles RE Fletcher Cox a “budding star.”
Cox, the 12th overall pick in 2012, hasn’t missed a start the past two seasons and has been a complete stud the two seasons he’s played in the Eagles’ 3-4 defense. He graded out as PFF’s No. 5 overall 3-4 end last season, dominating as a run stopper. The 24-year-old is entering the final year of his rookie contract, but should be a player coach Chip Kelly wants to lock up on a long-term deal.
Source: Philly Voice
Apr 3 – 9:19 AM

mhenski
mhenski
April 3, 2015 10:11 am

Jordan Matthews has been working with Cris Carter in Florida this offseason.
Matthews has been focused on speed and weight training this year, in addition to position-specific drills, after not being able to hone his craft in the pre-draft come-up last offseason. The second-year receiver already has the reputation as a tireless worker and is out to improve on his 67-872-8 receiving line from 2014. Matthews expects to see more opportunities on the outside in year two.
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News
Apr 3 – 9:01 AM

gloomysmitty
gloomysmitty
April 3, 2015 10:15 am

The 2nd pick on the draft trade chart value is worth 2600 pts

The 12th pick value is 1200
The 20th pick values is 800
You throw in Kendricks and let’s say a 4th next yr I’m not saying it will happen but it adds up evenly
The key would be getting the 12th pick instead of the 19th pick for Bradford.and if the eagles make these moves it wouldn’t shock me if chip signs kurt warner to start after those over are made….
I know people are gonna say warner is old but If he can still throw who would you rather have starting him or Sanchez he won’t be asked to do everything the eagles have everything warner never had in Arizona oline,te and a running game.

mhenski
mhenski
April 3, 2015 10:49 am
Reply to  gloomysmitty

yo bro take some medicine!

paulman
paulman
April 3, 2015 11:50 am
Reply to  gloomysmitty

***NFL Reports Deal between Titans and Eagles being worked on and almost completed***
Eagles Send QB Bradford, 2015 1st Round PIck, 2016 1st Round PIck
and 2017 2nd Round Pick for the Titans #2 Overall Selection and Take QB Marcus Mariota

gloomysmitty
gloomysmitty
April 3, 2015 12:13 pm
Reply to  paulman

Paulman ia this real

mhenski
mhenski
April 3, 2015 12:50 pm
Reply to  gloomysmitty

yea done deal gloomy

zilents44
zilents44
April 3, 2015 12:58 pm
Reply to  mhenski

I don’t see any reports Henski where are you seeing this

mhenski
mhenski
April 3, 2015 1:22 pm
Reply to  zilents44

paulmans madden 2015 playstation memory stick

haveacigar
haveacigar
April 3, 2015 1:50 pm
Reply to  mhenski

Every day is April fools day to Fraudman….he truly hears about trades in his head…

mhenski
mhenski
April 3, 2015 1:58 pm
Reply to  mhenski

i love the guys that believe paul or say paul what do you think about this or that…

gloomysmitty
gloomysmitty
April 3, 2015 5:46 pm
Reply to  gloomysmitty

Hey mhenski this is actually a believable trade most of his trades are crazy but I still don’t see how Bradford stays at 13million he’s not a 13million dollar qb.

gloomysmitty
gloomysmitty
April 3, 2015 10:56 am

Dude I would take Bret Favre right now over sanchez

paulman
paulman
April 3, 2015 11:58 am
Reply to  gloomysmitty

Chip Kelly really likes Brett Farve too…

daggolden
daggolden
April 3, 2015 11:49 am

If Sanchez played 16 games he was on pace to throw for damn near 5000 yards, 30 tds, 20 ints, a 64% comp rate and a 90 qbr as a back up. Hmmm

daggolden
daggolden
April 3, 2015 11:51 am

All that and never ran the system

daggolden
daggolden
April 3, 2015 11:56 am
Reply to  daggolden

He would of broke every Eagles passing record as a backup being in Chips system for 6 months and you criticize him. Unbelievable. Hes a backup.

gloomysmitty
gloomysmitty
April 3, 2015 12:04 pm
Reply to  daggolden

Daggolden if you say so I guess with those numbers if was no need to bring Bradford in then we should’ve just went with bum ass sanchez as our starting qb…
Sanchez sucks him and Bradley fletcher are the reasons we didn’t make the playoffs last yr… funny how foles hot sacked less with the neat up oline and Sanchez got sacked more with the real one..
Sanchez has no strengths but I can name a bunch of weaknesses he has
1. Poor pocket awareness which lead to those sacks he took
2. Candy are can’t throw longer than 15 to 20 yds
3. Doesn’t know how to throw with touch at all that’s why sproles suffered with in there.
4. Never really came off his 1st read which most of the time for him was Matthews that’s why maclin numbers went down with him in there .
5. Never seen the whole field theee were guys running wide open the seattle and cowboys Game.
6. Throws behind people to much
7. He had a nack for timely interceptions in the clutch
8. Dude he just sucks
9. The only reason he’s here is cause jake locker retired
10. I can’t wait til the 2017 season when he is gone.

daggolden
daggolden
April 3, 2015 12:25 pm
Reply to  gloomysmitty

Obviously the head coach, you know the guy that is a actual offensive guru, the guy who matters strongly disagrees with you. Whose evaluation is right Chips or yours?

gloomysmitty
gloomysmitty
April 3, 2015 1:02 pm
Reply to  daggolden

Sorry we don’t know if he disagrees with me or not cause jake locker retired and it was nothing else out there so I mean hell we had Casey Matthews on the roster with chip the past two yrs and he sucked…. Sanchez is a bum and 2017 can’t get here quick enough. And if they trade Bradford for mariota I would welcome kurt warner here with open arms.

paulman
paulman
April 3, 2015 12:35 pm

**NFL NEws***

Buffalo Bills Reveal that WR Sammy Watkin had Hip Surgery over the Off-Season and no timetable for his Return has been Determined at this time..
The Bills do have Robert Woods,Percy Harvin & Chris Hogan..

mhenski
mhenski
April 3, 2015 2:00 pm
Reply to  paulman

lmfao

are you really jon hart?

ESPN’s Josina Anderson reports Sammy Watkins underwent offseason hip surgery.
Watkins injured his hip in Week 13 and was limited in practice the following week before missing just eight snaps the rest of the season. More than likely, it was a minor scope for Watkins, but any lower-body issue for a receiver is cause for some concern. Watkins should be fine for a mostly-normal offseason program, though the Bills may hold their No. 1 receiver back a bit until training camp.
Source: Josina Anderson on Twitter
Apr 3 – 11:15 AM

THIS IS IRRELEVANT HE IS FINE

paulman
paulman
April 3, 2015 3:13 pm
Reply to  mhenski

I didn’t say he was out for an long or extended time, I am just passing on that he had off-season Hip Surgery which is not minor and always a concern…

mhenski
mhenski
April 3, 2015 3:44 pm
Reply to  paulman

Dr Paulman

Hip Surgery which is not minor and always a concern…

Expert

More than likely, it was a minor scope for Watkins, but any lower-body issue for a receiver is cause for some concern.

haveacigar
haveacigar
April 3, 2015 1:59 pm

Oh and for all you guys that whined and cried about not getting this FA or that FA the last couple of years…deshon Goldson was traded after two terrible years and lots of money…Goldson and a 7 for a 6th….fA is a terrible was to build a team.

paulman
paulman
April 3, 2015 3:09 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

Dashon Gholston was a Product of a Sound Defense and Scheme with the 49ers as I stated he would be back when everyone wanted the Eagles to SPend $40 Million on him .. I hope this is not the same case with Byron Maxwell with the Eagles .. Time Will Tell… Build thru the Draft ..