Eagles coach Chip Kelly told CSN Philly that he's excited to see receiver Jeremy Maclin in this offense. Maclin missed all of last season recovering from a torn ACL. Now he'll be asked to help replace DeSean Jackson.
Eagles linebacker Jake Knott was suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances. Knott released this statement:
"Several weeks ago, I was shocked to learn that I tested positive for a stimulant that is banned by the NFL. I have never knowingly ingested a banned substance, but like most players, I take nutritional supplements. Unfortunately, I now know that supplements are not regulated and thus may contain things that are not listed on the label. The NFL policy is very strict, so I have chosen to take immediate responsibility. I look forward to participating in team workouts, training camp and the preseason with my team."