• Cowboys Optimistic That Defensive Reinforcements Are On Their Way

    Posted by Nolan Carroll


    The Cowboys are hoping their defense will look a bit different when it lines up this Sunday against Green Bay. That’s a literal statement, not a figurative one. Obviously, the Cowboys will need to play better than the 281 yards and 19 points they allowed in the second half against Los Angeles. Otherwise, their Week 5 meeting with Aaron Rodgers and the Packers will be a long one. But that’s the initial point. When the Cowboys welcome the Packers to AT&T Stadium on Sunday afternoon, there’s at least some optimism they’ll have some reinforcements on defense – starting with their...

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  • Eagles Cornerback Nolan Carroll Shows Kids How to Chase Their Dreams

    Posted by Nolan Carroll


    FOX 29's Chris O'Connell took a spin with Nolan Carroll and learned about what he does off the football field. Source: Chris O'Connell | fox29.com | October 6, 2016

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  • Nolan Carroll’s understated play is making a huge impact.

    Posted by Isaiah Rhodes | endzonescore.com


    When Byron Maxwell signed his huge deal with the Philadelphia Eagles this offseason he was expected to be the shutdown-standout corner, similar to Darrelle Revis and Richard Sherman. Maxwell hasn’t reached that level of performance yet, but teamed with Nolan Carroll, the Eagles have found a formidable defensive tandom on the outside.Carroll signed a two year deal with the Eagles after four seasons with the Miami Dolphins. In his first season with Philadelphia, Carroll played behind Cary Williams, so he only started one game which defensive coordinator Bill Davis later regretted. Davis spoke with CsnPhilly about his taking accountability for...

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  • Eagles keep getting great play from Nolan Carroll

    Posted by Nick Fierro | mcall.com


    Rarely do training camp flashes carry over so strongly into the regular season.Nolan Carroll has been one of the exceptions for the Philadelphia Eagles (3-3), who visit the undefeated Carolina Panthers (5-0) tonight (8:30 p.m., NBC).The sixth-year cornerback is in just his second season with the Eagles, after spending his first four in Miami. But last season, the soft-spoken Carroll couldn't get on the field as a cornerback who actually covered receivers downfield. Instead, he was used as a de facto linebacker who played in the team's dime packages. He handled the assignment with competence and without complaint. But he...

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  • Perfect Timing: Carroll Shining At CB

    Posted by Max Rappaport | philadelphiaeagles.com


    Last season was tough for Nolan Carroll. After spending his first four seasons in Miami, he signed a two-year deal with Philadelphia in 2014, hoping to establish himself as a legitimate starting cornerback. But playing in a crowded secondary, he was relegated primarily to dime responsibilities in his first year with the Eagles.Entering this season, he set out to prove to the coaching staff that he was ready for a bigger role. He worked harder than he ever had before during the offseason, and his commitment caught the eye of head coach Chip Kelly.“When he got here on April 20,...

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