As the weeks have passed and the rigors of another NFL regular season present themselves, the Eagles secondary continues to absorb punches. From losing Rodney McLeod for an entire season, to bumps and bruises to Corey Graham and now the uncertainty now surrounding the return of Sidney Jones, what was once a unit boasting depth […]Read more "How will Eagles handle setbacks in the secondary?"
The Eagles are just one day away from an NFC Championship rematch with the Minnesota Vikings but both teams look inherently different to when they faced off in January. The Birds’ will need some big performances across the board, but here are five names to watch in week five. Josh Sweat Derek Barnett’s injury […]Read more "Five Eagles to keep an eye on in NFC Championship rematch"
We’re just two preseason games away from the return of regular season Football. There’s everything to play for when it comes to roster spots and depth chart positioning but for these five players, tonight’s clash with Cleveland carries some extra weight. Nick Foles: To say Foles looked rusty against the Patriots last week would […]Read more "Five Eagles to watch in tonight’s preseason clash with Cleveland"
Replacing a player as productive as Patrick Robinson was never going to be an easy task, but the Eagles have all the right pieces to complete that puzzle. As Training Camp and preseason has gone on, the two most likely candidates to fill that void have been Sidney Jones and Avonte Maddox. With just two […]Read more "EAGLES FILM ROOM | What if the answer to starting nickel role is a total wildcard?"
The Eagles cornerback corps is as strong as it ever has been, for this year at least. After next season, there will be some serious long-term questions over the position, with one of the more prominent being ‘what will the team opt to do with Ronald Darby?’ That answer will largely depend on how he […]Read more "Time is money for Ronald Darby but the Eagles cornerback could soar in 2018"
As training camp beckons, there are still plenty of questions to be answered for the Super Bowl champions. Perhaps the most interesting of all is ‘what happens at cornerback?’ Not only do the Eagles need to find a replacement for Patrick Robinson in the nickel, who was one of the team’s biggest standouts last year, […]Read more "Training Camp primer: Expect the unexpected when Eagles secondary shootout begins"
The offseason upon us and while excitement surrounding the newest Eagles to the nest is at an all-time high, the rookies who debuted during the Super Bowl winning campaign will be looking to improve on last season’s success. Who of the group is best positioned to do that? Let’s take a look. DE Derek […]Read more "Which 2017 Eagles rookies are primed to take the biggest step in their second season?"
Competition breeds excellence, or so they say. For Doug Pederson, that statement is much more than just a slogan. It’s something that has been deeply embedded into his team’s DNA over the last few years. From OTA’s to Training Camp, the Eagles Head Coach has instilled a gritty, ‘iron sharpens iron’ culture that ensures every […]Read more "With a secondary shakeup on the line, OTA’s will be crucial for Eagles cornerbacks"
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"