Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly is all about building the right culture in the team’s locker room and apparently so is quarterback Mark Sanchez. He personally took time out of this month long vacation the Eagles have to invite plenty of the team’s best players to San Diego so they could all workout together. If that doesn’t scream #culture, I’m not sure what does and it’s a great sign to see a player such as Sanchez, who may not even be the starting quarterback, set something up like this. All that and more in this morning’s serving of Bacon, Eggs and Eagles!
Eagles QB Sanchez Hosting Workouts with Team in San Diego – Matt Loede of EaglesGab.com
"Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez is currently at the top of the team’s depth chart as presumed starter Sam Bradford recovers from a torn ACL, Eliot Shorr-Parks of NJ Advance Media reports.He is not acting, however, like a guy who is ready to give up his spot anytime soon.With the start of Eagles training camp just 23 days away, Sanchez has invited key members of the team’s offense to San Diego to get in some work over the next few days."
How Much Will the Philadelphia Eagles Miss Evan Mathis? – Andrew Kulp of BleacherReport.com
"The Philadelphia Eagles have experienced serious offensive line troubles in two of the past three seasons, and that was with Evan Mathis on the roster. How do you think the unit will fare without him?Apparently, there is a belief internally and around the NFL that the Eagles may not miss Mathis very much at all."
Five Eagles position battles ahead of training camp – Ian McCue of 247Sports.com
"The 2015 NFL season creeps closer every day. It’s now just more than two months away.When the Eagles open their training camp on Aug. 2, there will be several starting spots up for grabs. Most of the players on this list have secured their roster spots and now see training camp as a chance to prove they belong on the first team. Below are five key position battles for the Birds heading into training camp."
Why Each NFL Team Can Win the Super Bowl and Where It Could Go Wrong in 2015 – Alessandro Miglio of BleacherReport.com
"It’s the preseason in the NFL, that glorious time when all teams are equal and technically have a shot at the Super Bowl. What will it take to win it for each team? Why will they each fall short?Let’s have a little irreverent stroll through the future and see the arguments for and against each team winning the Super Bowl."
DeMeco Ryans too tough for Philadelphia Eagles to cut – Mark Inabinett of AL.com
"The Philadelphia Eagles had every opportunity to release linebacker DeMeco Ryans this offseason. The former Alabama All-American missed half of last season with the second ruptured Achilles tendon of his NFL career, and as the 30-year-old rehabbed from the injury, the Eagles traded for his younger, cheaper replacement at inside linebacker.However, Ryans is preparing to go to training camp with the Eagles on Aug. 1 to start his 10th NFL season."
Philadelphia Eagles football is so close…but still so far away. Just 65 more days to go!
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