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 […]Read more "Eagles backfield destined for short-term success but long-term uncertainty looms"
Super Bowl 52. David vs Goliath. Nick Foles vs Tom Brady. To the average NFL viewer, this matchup may seemed skewed in only one way. But beyond the dominance of Bill Belichick and the somehow immortal Tom Brady, the Eagles have a very subtle advantage. The run-game has been huge for the Eagles this season. […]Read more "The Eagles have a monumental advantage over New England that nobody is talking about"
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 Eagles dethroned the defending NFC champion Falcons in a hard fought, defensive battle on Saturday to advance to the NFC Championship game for the first time in 10 years. Here are the 10 biggest takeaways from the win at the Linc: Steady Foles: Nick Foles was everything the Eagles needed him to be […]Read more "10 biggest takeaways from Eagles thrilling playoff win over Falcons"
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 […]Read more "The Eagles may have stunned Atlanta but Jay Ajayi is already thinking about next week"
After our first complete strikeout of the season, this may be the final chance to make five bold predictions for an Eagles game this season. At this stage, the prediction record stands at 26/75. Can we find a sense of redemption when the Falcons come to town on Saturday? Here are five bold predictions for […]Read more "Five bold predictions for Eagles Playoff showdown with Atlanta Falcons"
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?"
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 […]Read more "Jay Ajayi’s growing versatility could be an X-Factor for Eagles in the playoffs"
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?"
The Eagles come into this crucial matchup battered, bruised, and without their franchise quarterback. Boasting an 11-2 record however, this game is a must-win if the Birds are to wrap up a home field advantage and lock down the number one seed. Here are five players to watch in Sunday’s game. Nick Foles: Making […]Read more "Five Eagles to watch in divisional clash with New York Giants"