Eagles backfield destined for short-term success but long-term uncertainty looms

The Eagles finally got it right in 2017. After a rookie season for coach and quarterback in which the offense struggled to find a balance, Doug Pederson built a three-headed monster that would decimate the NFL through versatility and explosiveness. Three very different running backs would pull together after a ruthlessly competitive offseason and give […]

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The Eagles may have stunned Atlanta but Jay Ajayi is already thinking about next week

In the days before the Eagles divisional round matchup against the Falcons, Ajayi was one very fired up running back. ‘Ready for war’ was the phrase used by many as the Brit described his mindset coming into this weekend. The Eagles won a tenacious battle at Lincoln Financial Field, but Ajayi’s war is only just […]

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Eagles will lean on backfield against Falcons but who will receive the Lion’s share of carries?

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 […]

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Jay Ajayi’s growing versatility could be an X-Factor for Eagles in the playoffs

A dominant downhill back who can take some of the weight off LeGarette Blount’s shoulders. That was the consensus when Jay Ajayi was acquired by the Eagles in the heart of the 2017 season. However since that fateful day, Ajayi has taken over the Eagles backfield…in more ways than one. After a rollercoaster win over […]

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