It’s been two full weeks since the Eagles incredible Super Bowl win, but it still feels like yesterday. Episode 3/5 in our Super Bowl film room series takes a look at one piece of the Eagles backfield who’s primed for a long and successful future in the NFL. A back who was passed on seven […]Read more "Eagles Film Room: Who was the most underrated player in Super Bowl 52?"
Doug Pederson’s first season as Eagles Head Coach was an interesting one. Through all the highs and lows, there was one constant. The backfield went without an identity. While one game it would be Ryan Mathews decimating defenses and slashing his way to the end zone, the next game he would be relegated to a […]Read more "Eagles found a new rushing identity in 2017, but will they face backfield bedlam in the offseason?"
Part two of our “should they stay or go” series examines the Eagles backfield scenario. Just one year ago, there seemed to be no shape or identity at running back and now that statement could not be further from the truth. But how do the Eagles sustain that? Let’s take a look. LeGarrette Blount: […]Read more "Eagles should they stay or go: Running back edition"
The story of Corey Clement is one that can never be told enough. Undrafted out of Wisconsin, Clement didn’t only fight his way into Training Camp, but he displaced Wendell Smallwood and earned his spot on the final 53. As versatile as he is aggressive, Clement stole the heart of many during preseason, but that […]Read more "Eagles RB Corey Clement could have a vital role to play in NFC Championship Game"
The NFL Divisional round is set. The high-flying Atlanta Falcons will attempt to soar over the Eagles Nest next week as they seek vengeance for what happened one year ago in the Super Bowl. For a Philadelphia team without Carson Wentz, relying on the run will be crucial, but how will the backfield look against […]Read more "Eagles will lean on backfield against Falcons but who will receive the Lion’s share of carries?"
The Eagles backfield has taken many shapes over the last few years. We’ve seen the rise and fall of DeMarco Murray, the heartbreaking goodbye to LeSean McCoy and the gradual transition into a committee effort. Fast forward to the present day and the Birds have a backfield loaded with workhorse talent, but an effort by […]Read more "Will the Eagles ever have a ‘number one’ running back under Doug Pederson?"
With the NFC East Crown essentially secure, the Eagles turn their attention to postseason preparations, but that doesn’t mean a hungry NFC North side can’t sting them in week 12. As a result, this matchup will be a goldmine for bold predictions. Talking of which, this series now stands at 18/45. We’re slipping away from […]Read more "Five bold predictions for Eagles week 12 clash against Chicago Bears"
The Eagles are in an incredible position coming into Sunday’s clash against Dallas. With an 8-1 record for just the fifth time in franchise history, the Birds are soaring above the rest of the NFL. Behind their hot start are many moving parts, but one has undoubtedly been their success in the red zone. Last […]Read more "The Eagles have a secret weapon inside the red zone and his name is Corey Clement"
When the Denver Broncos came to Philadelphia for a Sunday matchup, the game was predicted as a “first to 17 points wins” type of clash. The Broncos were coming in as the number one overall defense in the league while the Eagles defense was giving offensive coordinators nightmares. The game quickly turned into a one-sided […]Read more "Corey Clement continues to shine as Eagles biggest offensive surprise"
The Eagles shook the world with a blockbuster trade yesterday, landing themselves esteemed running back Jay Ajayi in exchange for a fourth-round pick. On the surface, everything we knew about this Eagles backfield as changed. But the direction and the mentality remains unchanged. It’s all about winning. There were of course some concerns over the […]Read more "Everything has changed in Eagles backfield after Ajayi trade, but mentality remains the same"