Most people probably associate the NFL Scouting Combine with 40-yard dashes, but there’s a lot more to it than that. With general managers and executives from all 32 teams convened in one place, it’s also a time for rumors and speculation.
The Philadelphia Eagles are busy going about their business in Indianapolis, trying to remain tight-lipped about their plans this offseason. People talk, though, and there’s always a fly on the wall that’s trying to sneak a listen.
Ultimately, the Eagles blueprint will play out in the coming weeks, when free agency opens on March 11 and at the draft in May. If you read between the lines, though, some of the upcoming moves—or non-moves—might not come as big surprises once the news breaks.
Here's a round-up of the Eagles-related chatter at the combine. You be the judge: which stories are news, and which ones are nothing more than hearsay?