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Guide to the 2014 offseason

Full revised CBA (NFLPA Collective Bargaining Agreement):

2014 Eagles schedule:
Home games - Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Washington Redskins, Carolina Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Seattle Seahawks, St. Louis Rams, Tennessee Titans
Road games- Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Washington Redskins, Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, San Francisco 49ers

**************** Free Agency ****************

Eagles unrestricted free agents:
QB Michael Vick (Jets), WR Riley Cooper (RESIGNED), WR Jeremy Maclin (RESIGNED), S Nate Allen(RESIGNED), S Kurt Coleman (Vikings), S Colt Anderson (Colts), P Donnie Jones (RESIGNED)

Eagles restricted free agents:
DE Clifton Geathers (Redskins), DE Phillip Hunt, CB Roc Carmichael(?)

UFA signings:
LB Bryan Braman, (HOU), CB Nolan Carroll (MIA), S Malcolm Jenkins (NO), S Chris Maragos (SEA), OT Andrew Gardner (HOU)

Other players who aren't FA, but are at the top of the Eagles' salary scale next year:
RB LeSean McCoy - $7.6 million
WR DeSean Jackson - $10.2 million (RELEASED, signed by Redskins)
OT Jason Peters - $9.6 million
LB DeMeco Ryans - $6.8 million

* CAP SPACE: see

* NFL FA lists:

* Important dates (2013):
February 17: Teams may designate one Franchise/Transition Player
March 3rd: Deadline for designating one Franchise/Transition player (16:00 ET)
March 11: FA and trading period starts; new league year opens; RFA tenders due, RFA signing period starts
late April: Last day to offer RFAs from other teams an offer sheet
May 7th: Last day to match any offer sheets made to own RFAs
July: FA ends

**************** Draft ****************

* In the 2014 draft, the Eagles selected the following players:
26 Marcus Smith LB Louisville
42 Jordan Matthews WR Vanderbilt
86 Josh Huff WR Oregon
101 Jaylen Watkins, CB, Florida State
141 Taylor Hart, DE, Oregon
162 Ed Reynolds, S, Stanford
237 Beau Allen, NT, Wisconsin

* The following UDFAs were signed after the draft:

Trey Burton, WR/TE, Florida (6 TD game vs. Kentucky as a freshman)
David Fluellen, RB, Toledo (5'11" 224 "bowling ball"-type build)
Carey Spear, K, Vanderbilt
Known for being a big hitter for a kicker:
Josh Andrews, OG/C, Oregon State
Kadron Boone, WR, LSU
Henry Josey, RB, Missouri (5'8" 194 scatback, had a horrific knee injury in 2011 that he came back from to play in 2013)
John Fulton, CB, Alabama
Quron Pratt, WR, Rutgers
Daytawion Lowe, S, Oklahoma State
Frank Mays, DE, Florida A&M (he's 6'9")
Blake Annen, TE, Cincinnati (same program as Celek)
Donald Hawkins, G, Texas
Karim Barton, G, Morgan State
Wade Keliikipi, DT, Oregon (played for Kelly in college)
Kevin Graf, T, USC
Trevor Martinez, DB/QB, Nebraska

* Some draft info sites of note (not all active yet as of January): (good selection of videos) (may require registration)

* Important dates:
January 15: Last day for underclassmen to declare for the NFL Draft
January 18 4 PM EST: Shrine Game
January 25 4 PM EST: Senior Bowl
Eagles have tended to draft/sign a lot of Senior Bowl players, see and
February 22-25 : NFL Scouting Combine - Indianapolis, Indiana
end of March - Official compensatory picks announcement
Draft Rd. 1: Thursday May 8, 7:30 p.m. (note that the draft is being held nearly a month later than previous years)
Draft Rds. 2-3: Fri., May 9, 6:30 p.m.
Draft Rds. 4-7: Sat., May 10, 10 a.m.
mid-August - Supplemental draft (if needed)

NFL event calendars located at:

Please let me know of any corrections or additions.
A note of our off season transactions is here. A quick summary would be

Offense - C Kelce, T Peters, WR Cooper, WR Maclin
Defence - DE Thornton, S Allen
STs - P Jones

Offense - QB Sanchez, RB Sproles
Defence - S Jenkins, CB Carroll
STs - LB Braman, S Maragos

Offense - WR Matthews (2, #42), WR Huff (3, #86)
Defence - OLB Smith (1, #26), CB Watkins (4, #101), DE Hart (5, #141), FS Reynolds, (5, #162), DT Allen (7, #224)
STs - None

List on the official site here, including K Spear.

Offense - QB Vick, WR Jackson, WR Avant
Defence -
STs - S Anderson
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