Eagles defense faces a huge challenge from Tom Brady and Patriots, but secondary is looking better

The past few games, the defensive backfield the Eagles wanted to start the season with has finally gotten snaps together. Maybe it won't look helpless against New England?

Eagles defense faces a huge challenge from Tom Brady and Patriots, but secondary is looking better

The past few games, the defensive backfield the Eagles wanted to start the season with has finally gotten snaps together. Maybe it won't look helpless against New England?

Eagles’ Alshon Jeffery listed as out for Patriots game with injured ankle

With wide receiver DeSean Jackson on injured reserve and Jeffery sidelined, the Eagles will likely lean heavily on Nelson Agholor, J.J. Arcega-Whiteside, and Jordan Matthews.

Eagles’ Alshon Jeffery listed as out for Patriots game with injured ankle

With wide receiver DeSean Jackson on injured reserve and Jeffery sidelined, the Eagles will likely lean heavily on Nelson Agholor, J.J. Arcega-Whiteside, and Jordan Matthews.

Cleveland Browns’ Myles Garrett suspended indefinitely by the NFL after outburst with helmet

Garrett was suspended for hitting Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head with Rudolph's helmet Thursday night.

Cleveland Browns’ Myles Garrett suspended indefinitely by the NFL after outburst with helmet

Garrett was suspended for hitting Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head with Rudolph's helmet Thursday night.
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Darren Sproles ruled out for season, as another Eagles gamble on an older player doesn’t pay off

The 36-year-old running back's season is over, and probably his NFL career, too, after he tore his hip-flexor muscle in practice this week.

Eagles sign Jay Ajayi as Jordan Howard is questionable for Sunday with shoulder injury

Ajayi, who last played for the Eagles in 2018 before tearing his ACL, could be called upon to fill the potential void if Howard can’t go.

Eagles podcast: The DeSean Jackson saga and the Patriots matchup

Also, a discussion about the expected rise in the salary cap for next season and Brandon Brooks' contract extension.

Sports betting: Vegas Vic’s top plays are Cowboys on the road, Eagles at home and some Zach Ertz props

Also running with Houston this week since the Ravens have been atrocious against the spread as a favorite.

How soon can Marcus Epps help the Eagles’ defense at safety? | Early Birds

He was signed during the bye week and has only had a few days’ work in Jim Schwartz’s scheme.

Who will win, the Eagles or Patriots? Our beat writers make their predictions.

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Will Sunday’s game be another Jim (Schwartz) workout for Tom Brady? | Bob Ford

In the Super Bowl against the Eagles, the New England quarterback came within a failed Hail Mary of setting the NFL's all-time single-game passing-yardage record.

Is this any way to win a Super Bowl? Eagles about to find out whether new offensive recipe can be effective.

No deep threat. No production from the wide receivers. What's an offense supposed to do? The Eagles are turning to the run game and tight ends to help them make a playoff run.

Eagles will host Jay Ajayi on Friday

The veteran running back knows the offense and is coming in as Darren Sproles seems to have reinjured his quadriceps.

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Doug Pederson calls on Eagles’ supporting cast to produce against the Patriots

Darth Hoodie makes the opposition's best players disappear, so the rest of the Birds better show up.

Sports betting: Bookies agree on one thing ... Eagles-Patriots will get a ton of action

The Eagles are enticing underdogs, but New England has been very good on the road following a bye. Plus, what's up with that Ohio State-Rutgers line?

Duce Staley compares Eagles’ Jordan Howard-Miles Sanders duo to Charlie Garner-Ricky Watters

Garner and Watters were "Thunder and Lightning" on a 1997 Eagles team that won just six games.

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