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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A little less Blount, a little more Jay-Train: Eagles secret to success without Wentz is simple

Losing the heart and should of a team is never easy to overcome. Carson Wentz has been extraordinary this season and his NFL leading 33 touchdowns have pushed the Eagles deep into #1 seed territory. The Birds now have to finish what Wentz started without the second overall pick from last year’s draft, instead handing […]

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Quarterly report card: Grades and analysis for the Eagles Offense with 4 games remaining

We’re three quarters of the way through the NFL season and there is still everything to play for. Despite their recent loss to Seattle, the Birds sit at 10-2. Their offense has changed a lot in the last four weeks…but has it improved? It’s report card time.   Quarterback: The rise of Carson Wentz has […]

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