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For QB Weirdness, Tough to Beat Eagles

Bob Ford, Philadelphia Inquirer

Wentz Can't Succeed Soon Enough

Marcus Hayes, Philadelphia Daily News

Despite Bradford, Eagles Grab Wentz

Zach Berman, Philadelphia Inquirer

Bradford's Yelping Isn't Helping Him

Marcus Hayes, Philadelphia Daily News

he Eagles, through their long and somewhat tortured history, have been familiar with strange situations at the quarterback position. It is that spot on the football depth chart whe...(full article)

IT SUITS the Legend of Carson Wentz that he finished his career a bone-tough winner. It suits King Howie that he will have at least one bone-tough winner in his stable of quarterba...(full article)

At 8:22 p.m. Philadelphia time, Carson Wentz came onto the stage at the Auditorium Theater with an Eagles cap on his head and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell waiting with a green Ea...(full article)

One day, we might look back at this draft and say: Jared Goff never stood a chance.  He will play for a coach in Jeff Fisher who believes offense is 100 handoffs a game. Passi...(full article)

TOM CONDON sounded like a man doing a job he didn't want to do. On Monday, Condon executed a four-minute interview on Sirius XM radio in defense of his client, Sam Bradford, who, e...(full article)

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