Long snapping is a unique skill, and few NFL teams have more than one player who can do it well. So after the Eagles lost both their starting long snapper and their emergency backup long snapper in the same game last year, they’re seeking to expand protections for long snappers in 2017. 176 more words
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Connor Barwin was released by the Philadelphia Eagles earlier this month and it was a move that did not register a great deal of reaction across the NFL world. 191 more words
At a time when most NFL figures steer clear of anything remotely political, one owner has spoken out against the current political system in general. 270 more words
Several years ago, the NFL eliminated the ability of teams to have multiple helmets, based on the notion that keeping players in the same helmet all year long in some way helps manage or minimize concussions. 117 more words
PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–Strong. Reliable. Consistent.
Jason Avant was like glue–the kind of player that helps a team stick together.
But now that the former Eagle is done playing football, he’s taking his skills to the business world. 116 more words