Les Bowen, Philly Inquirer

Les Bowen

Philly Inquirer

Haddon Township, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Les:

Florida man charged with assault in attack on Eagles’ Dallas Goedert at South Dakota bar

A source with knowledge of the situation said Goedert “was with some friends and family, and two guys kept saying disrespectful things.” The source said Goedert walked over to “tell them to chill,” and was punched. → Read More

Video shows Eagles’ Dallas Goedert apparently being sucker-punched in South Dakota bar

Sources said an arrest has been made in the incident. There was no confirmation from police. → Read More

Eagles shocker: Right guard Brandon Brooks tears his other Achilles tendon, will miss 2020 season

Brooks, who might be more consistently dominant at his position than any other Eagles player, has torn both Achilles tendons, 17 months apart. → Read More

It’s official: Eagles and other NFL teams won’t gather at their facilities this month

Rookies and vets acquired in the offseason still haven't been to their new team's practice facilities. → Read More

Virtual football spring turns toward difficult summer for Eagles and NFL

It will take a massive effort to make training camp viable by late July. → Read More

NFL issues reopening protocols; Eagles would seem to face daunting facilities issues

It seems unlikely, with 90-member offseason rosters, the entire Eagles team will ever be able to gather indoors this summer. → Read More

Some Eagles staffers returning Monday to Linc and NovaCare; coaches will wait for players’ return

The Eagles and the NFL hope players and coaches will be able to return in late July, when training camps are scheduled to open. → Read More

Eagles positional previews: Defensive end

The rotation has impressive depth, but does it lack difference-making talent? The Eagles want to get younger, so expect to see more from their recent draft picks. → Read More

Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie issues emotional statement after participating in team meeting on racism

Lurie calls racism "a relentless social pandemic" that has raged throughout American history. DeSean Jackson, Jason Kelce, and Rodney McLeod among Eagles players who have spoken out this week. → Read More

Eagles positional reviews: Offensive line

It's an accomplished group, with a big hole to fill at left tackle and some age-related concerns. → Read More

Tens of billions of dollars on the line as pro and college sports look to return, with or without fans

Talks about restarting sports may start and end with public health, but somebody is also in charge of talking about the economics of the coronavirus crisis. These are not short conversations. → Read More

Brandon Graham has seen what COVID-19 can do; longest-tenured Eagle tries to be smart about risk

Graham lost two people he was close to, but he strives to find positives in an upside-down offseason. → Read More

So Tom Brady got in a workout with his WRs while other QBs wait. Who could have imagined?

The Bucs' quarterback convened a workout with his new wide receivers; Carson Wentz would probably like to be able to do that. → Read More

Doug Pederson says Eagles stay in touch with Jason Peters, but are confident in Andre Dillard at left tackle

Having to work remotely all spring will make the Eagles' training camp work on the field more crucial, Pederson said. → Read More

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell issues facilities ‘reopening’ memo, but it won’t mean much for Eagles

Players and coaches still won't be able to convene, and in Philly, team staffers can't return to work yet. → Read More

2020 Eagles schedule: Picking wins and losses for all 16 games

Our writers picked apart the 2020 Eagles schedule and made predictions, game by game. → Read More

Rating the NFL draft: Eagles beat team weighs in on seventh-round pick Casey Toohill

The Eagles got another solid athlete in the Stanford defensive end, who had a good combine. → Read More

Rating the draft: Eagles beat writers weigh in on fifth-round WR John Hightower

Hightower is comparable to a late-round pick from last year who found some success. → Read More

Carson Wentz says he supports Eagles’ decision to draft QB Jalen Hurts in the second round

The Eagles' quarterback says he is in favor of anything that helps the team win the Super Bowl, and that he trusts Howie Roseman to build the best 53-man roster. → Read More

An Eagle again, Corey Clement wants to snatch this chance the way he did that Super Bowl TD pass

Two years of injury and frustration have dulled the luster of 2017's surprise rookie star. → Read More