The Philadelphia Eagles were expected to compete for not only a playoff spot this season, but the NFC’s spot in the Super Bowl. Now, they’re sitting at 3-5 and down to their third string quarterback who is just a rookie out of USC. The Oakland Raiders are hoping to have a field day with Matt Barkley leading the Eagles to the Coliseum.
Quarterback Nick Foles, who led the Eagles to victory over the Buccaneers last Sunday, may start against the Cowboys this Sunday as Michael Vick continues to nurse a hamstring injury.
Coming off an embarrassing loss to the Seattle Seahawks Sunday night, the San Francisco 49ers face the Indianapolis Colts at Candlestick Sunday afternoon. “You don’t have a lot of time to pout,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
The San Francisco 49ers play the Indianapolis Colts at Candlestick Sunday in a game featuring a former Stanford coach, Jim Harbaugh, and his star college quarterback, Andrew Luck. “Andrew Luck and that Colt offense, they can play,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
In a stunning early-season move, the Cleveland Browns traded running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts, a year after picking him in the first round.
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly’s quick action, no-huddle offense kept the Washington Redskins off-balance in Philly’s 33-27 victory Monday night. “That was really fun to watch,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
ESPN is reporting that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will start the season opener against the Eagles September 9. If so, it would be his first game action since his right knee was surgically repaired following a serious injury at the end of last season.
A new head coach, a new offense, a new team. Due to injuries to the team, wide receiver Damaris Johnson now has a new opportunity to step up to the spotlight.
New England Patriots quarterback and San Mateo native Tom Brady said Monday in a radio interview that he feels “better now” than he did when he was 27-years-old.
Andy Reid, now coach of the Kansas City Chiefs acknowledged that he tried “multiple” times to trade the San Francisco 49ers for Alex Smith while he was head coach with the Philadelphia Eagles.