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Eagles' Chris Long announces retirement after 11 NFL seasons

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long announced his retirement from football Saturday night, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

Long posted his decision on Twitter , with a tweet that included a picture of his right hand holding up a red cup with a grassy field, trees and mountains in the background.

"Cheers," Long wrote.

Standings - NFC East

Teams W L T Pct Div Conf
DAL 10 6 0 .625 5-1-0 9-3-0
PHI 9 7 0 .562 4-2-0 6-6-0
WAS 7 9 0 .438 2-4-0 6-6-0
NYG 5 11 0 .312 1-5-0 4-8-0

Team Leaders - Offense

Name Total
Yds Carson Wentz 3,074
Cmp% Carson Wentz 69.6
Yds Jordan Howard 935
Y/Ru Josh Adams 4.3
Rec Zach Ertz 116
Yds Zach Ertz 1,163
TD Carson Wentz 21

Team Leaders - Defense

Team Rankings - Offense

Total NFC Rank NFL Rank
PPG 22.9 10 18
RuY/G 98.1 13 28
Yds/G 267.2 4 7
TO 23 12 20
Rat 99.0 5 8
RZC% 57.9 9 17

Team Rankings - Defense

Total NFC Rank NFL Rank
PA/G 21.8 5 12
RuY/G 96.9 4 7
Yds/G 269.3 16 30
TA 17 11 22
Sk 44 6 8
RZC% 44.6 1 1

Latest Game - Jan 13, 2019

Final 1 2 3 4 T
(6) PHI(10-8) 14 0 0 0 14
(1) NO(14-3) 0 10 7 3 20

PassingRushingReceiving
PHI Foles 18/31-201 Smallwood 10-33 Jeffery 5-63
NO Brees 28/38-301 Kamara 16-71 Thomas 12-171

Player News

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Dallas Goedert TE: Goedert said spring practices... May 23, 9:56AM

Zach Ertz TE: Ertz believes DeSean... May 22, 9:58AM

Alshon Jeffery WR: Jeffery (rib) did not... May 21, 12:12PM

Player Injuries

Player Injury Status Exp Return
Josh Adams RB Shoulder Questionable
Jalen Mills CB Foot Questionable
Corey Clement RB Knee Questionable
Ronald Darby CB Knee Questionable
Mack Hollins WR Groin Questionable
Jordan Mailata OT Back Questionable
Rodney McLeod S Knee - acl mcl Questionable
Joshua Perkins TE Knee Questionable
Paul Worrilow LB Knee - acl Questionable
Derek Barnett DE Shoulder Questionable
Josh Sweat DE Ankle Questionable
Fletcher Cox DT Foot Questionable
Alshon Jeffery WR Ribs Questionable
Jason Peters OT Back Questionable
Brandon Brooks G Lower leg Questionable
Zach Brown LB Oblique Questionable

Recent Transactions

Date Player Transaction
2019/05/22 Casey Tucker OT signed
2019/05/20 Chris Long DE   retired
2019/05/14 Johnny Gibson Jr. G signed
2019/05/14 Dorren Miller WR   cut
2019/05/13 Nico Evans RB   cut

Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Sun, Jan 13 @New Orleans L, 20-14 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Jan 6 @Chicago W, 16-15 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Dec 30 @Washington W, 24-0 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Dec 23 Houston W, 32-30 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Dec 16 @LA Rams W, 30-23 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Sun, Sep 8 Washington 1:00PM EDT Preview
Sun, Sep 15 @Atlanta 8:20PM EDT Preview
Sun, Sep 22 Detroit 1:00PM EDT Preview
Thu, Sep 26 @Green Bay 8:20PM EDT Preview
Sun, Oct 6 NY Jets 1:00PM EDT Preview