The Eagles made some big moves last offseason in order to completely reshape the secondary. In the blink of an eye, the likes of Leodis McKelvin and Nolan Carroll were gone and in their place was a new core of players built to succeed with the long-term future in mind. But as we head into […]Read more "As secondary rebuild continues, Eagles have even more questions to answer at cornerback"
Round 1: Derek Barnett After cementing his legacy at Tennessee by surpassing Reggie White’s sack record, expectations were high for Derek Barnett in his rookie season. Although he played a rotational role, it’s safe to say he surpassed them. Amassing 5 sacks, 21 tackles, 1 FF and 2 recoveries, Barnett was a wrecking ball on the […]Read more "The best draft class since 2012? Looking back at how Eagles rookies performed in Super Bowl winning season"
The Eagles have released their first injury report ahead of their NFC Championship clash against the Minnesota Vikings. Practice Report Did Not Participate In Practice Wednesday LB Dannell Ellerbe (hamstring) Full Participation in Practice Wednesday CB Sidney Jones (hamstring) Dannell Ellerbe was absent due to a hamstring injury, but this is something that also plagued […]Read more "Eagles injury report: Sidney Jones returns to practice ahead of NFC Championship game"
The Eagles have announced the list of inactive players for this afternoon’s clash with the Atlanta Falcons. #ATLvsPHI Inactives: T Beatty, WR Johnson, CB Jones, DE Means, DT Qualls, RB Smallwood, DT Vaeao — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) January 13, 2018 The good news is that run-stopping specialist Dannell Ellerbe is indeed active. The veteran replacement […]Read more "Sidney Jones among seven inactives for Eagles first playoff game since 2013"
The Eagles heave released their final status report for Saturday’s playoff game against the Atlanta Falcons. tatus Report Questionable Thursday LB Dannell Ellerbe (hamstring), CB Sidney Jones (hamstring) Practice Report Did Not Participate In Practice Tuesday LB Dannell Ellerbe (hamstring) Limited Participation in Practice Wednesday LB Dannell Ellerbe (hamstring), CB Sidney Jones (hamstring) Thursday […]Read more "Eagles injury report: Dannell Ellerbe and Sidney Jones questionable for Saturday’s game"
The Eagles are in the best position possible heading into the playoffs. With a first-round bye secured and home field advantage clinched, all of the boxes needed to ignite a Super Bowl run have been ticked. A sold-out Lincoln Financial will give the Birds a significant boost when the time comes, but Jim Schwartz will […]Read more "Technique, tenacity, trust: Asante Samuel gives advice to Eagles cornerbacks ahead of playoffs"
It may have been week 17, but it was a day to remember for rookie cornerback Sidney Jones. The Washington product made his debut against the Dallas Cowboys and although it was quiet at first glance, the eye in the sky paints a very promising picture for the future of the Eagles secondary. “Outside of […]Read more "Eagles Film Room: A closer look at the debut of Sidney Jones will send chills down your spine"
Every Penn State fan remembers exactly where they watched the instant classic that was the 2016 Rose Bowl, when the Nittany Lions and USC Trojans did battle for 60 minutes of offensive fireworks. I was in a friend’s basement dreading a two hour ride back to the town I was working in as soon as […]Read more "Previewing Penn State Post Season: Fiesta Bowl Against Washington"
The Eagles made a long-anticipated move this afternoon. In order to activate a physically healthy Sidney Jones, the Birds had to make a corresponding roster move and while Jones hasn’t been activated just yet, injured middle linebacker Joe Walker has been placed on IR. The time is now for Howie Roseman and Doug Pederson if […]Read more "Pros and cons: Should the Eagles activate rookie CB Sidney Jones in week 17?"
It’s been a rollercoaster season for the Philadelphia Eagles and their #1 ranked rushing defense. A fairytale that has had the highest of highs and the lowest of lows still has a long way before a happy ending ends the book…and the next challenge comes in the way of Dallas. But as the Eagles prepare […]Read more "Eagles rookies are primed to steal the show and raise the bar on defense in week 17"