PHILADELPHIA | Eagles trade 3rd-round pick to Lions for Golden Tate

PHILADELPHIA— The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired wide receiver Golden Tate from the Detroit Lions for a third-round draft pick next year. Tate has 44 catches for 517 yards and three touchdowns this season. He joins Alshon Jeffery, Nelson Agholor and Jordan Matthews, giving Carson Wentz another target. Tate wrote on Twitter: “It’s been real DETROIT! … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Eagles trade 3rd-round pick to Lions for Golden Tate

LANDOVER, Md. | Foles leads Eagles past Redskins 24-0, into playoffs

LANDOVER, Md.— Nick Foles’ magic stretched all the way back to Minnesota. Foles did it again, leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a 24-0 victory over the Redskins and the defending Super Bowl champions earned the NFC’s final wild-card berth when Chicago beat the Vikings on Sunday. The Eagles (9-7) will play at the Bears (12-4) … Continue reading LANDOVER, Md. | Foles leads Eagles past Redskins 24-0, into playoffs

PHILADELPHIA | Eagles stay alive with 32-30 win over Texans

PHILADELPHIA — Jake Elliott kicked a 35-yard field goal as time expired and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Houston Texans 32-30 Sunday to keep their playoff hopes alive. The defending Super Bowl champion Eagles (8-7) need a win at Washington (7-8) next week and for Minnesota (8-6-1) to lose or tie or Seattle (8-6) to … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Eagles stay alive with 32-30 win over Texans

PHILADELPHIA | Eagles’ Wentz has stress fracture in back; no surgery needed

PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz’s back injury means Nick Foles gets another opportunity to rescue the Philadelphia Eagles. Eagles coach Doug Pederson said Friday that Wentz does not require surgery for a stress fracture in his back and the injury could take up to three months to heal. The quarterback is listed as “doubtful” for Sunday … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Eagles’ Wentz has stress fracture in back; no surgery needed

PHILADELPHIA | Elliott’s 43-yard FG leads Eagles past Giants 25-22

PHILADELPHIA— The injury-depleted defense held on long enough for Carson Wentz and Philadelphia’s new-found rushing attack to rally. Jake Elliott kicked a 43-yard field goal with 22 seconds remaining, and the Eagles beat the New York Giants 25-22 on Sunday after trailing 12-0 early and 19-14 in the fourth quarter. Wentz made key throws and … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Elliott’s 43-yard FG leads Eagles past Giants 25-22

The Latest: Redskins get safety Clinton-Dix from Packers

The Latest on moves at the NFL trade deadline (all times Eastern): 4:35 p.m. The Washington Redskins have acquired safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix from the Green Bay Packers for a fourth-round draft pick. Clinton-Dix, who can become a free agent after this season, joins D.J. Swearinger to give the NFC East-leading Redskins (5-2) a pair … Continue reading The Latest: Redskins get safety Clinton-Dix from Packers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Undefeated Rams make splash at deadline trading for Fowler

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — The NFL’s lone undefeated team has just made an already dominant defensive front even deeper. The Los Angeles Rams swapped a pair of draft picks for Jaguars pass rusher Dante Fowler on Tuesday, adding the third overall pick in 2015 to a defense already stocked with Aaron Donald, Ndamukong Suh, Michael Brockers … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Undefeated Rams make splash at deadline trading for Fowler

PHILADELPHIA | Carson Wentz leads Eagles to 20-16 comeback win over Colts

PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz shook off rust and defenders. Wentz threw a touchdown pass on his first drive in nine months, Wendell Smallwood ran in from the 4 for the go-ahead score and the Philadelphia Eagles held on for a 20-16 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. “It was a long time coming,” Wentz … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Carson Wentz leads Eagles to 20-16 comeback win over Colts