Eagles found a new rushing identity in 2017, but will they face backfield bedlam in the offseason?

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 […]

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RPO vs RP’no’: Eagles and Patriots have contrasting offensive mindsets heading into Super Bowl 52

RPO: Better known as a run-pass option, this simple abbreviation has been used all season long by just about every media member ever to the point where it may as well see its own featured column every week. Heading into the Super Bowl however, their opponents could not be built any more differently. The Eagles […]

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The Eagles are all-aboard the Jay Train, but what does that mean for LeGarrette Blount?

Lately, LeGarrette Blount has not been the bruising back Eagles fans have enjoyed watching this season. In the last five games, Blount has rushed 36 times for only 108 yards. That gives Blount a 3.0 yards-per-carry in those contests. In the ten games prior, Blount rushed 137 times for 658 yards, which was good for […]

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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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