After a successful rookie campaign was cut short due to injury, West Virginia product Wendell Smallwood seemed primed to bounce back. But for whatever reason, despite having two games as the featured back, that never happened. Why? Let’s take a look at the tape. Smallwood was drafted in the fifth round of last year’s NFL […]Read more "Eagles Film Room: What does the future hold for Wendell Smallwood?"
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 […]Read more "Eagles found a new rushing identity in 2017, but will they face backfield bedlam in the offseason?"
Part two of our “should they stay or go” series examines the Eagles backfield scenario. Just one year ago, there seemed to be no shape or identity at running back and now that statement could not be further from the truth. But how do the Eagles sustain that? Let’s take a look. LeGarrette Blount: […]Read more "Eagles should they stay or go: Running back edition"
The Eagles are just one day away from their final regular season showdown…and it’s against their most bitter rival. We not sit at 26/70 on bold predictions this year, after accurately predicting an interception from Ronald Darby. Can we end the year on a high? Here are our five predictions for the final regular season […]Read more "Five bold predictions for Eagles regular season finale"
The Eagles enter an interesting predicament ahead of week 17. Do they rest starters? Can they afford to? There is a long road to the Super Bowl that will run through the City of Brotherly Love and if the Birds do rest starters in order to be suitably prepared, it opens the doors for some […]Read more "Five underdogs who could see significant playing time in week 17 for the Eagles"
The Eagles shook the world with a blockbuster trade yesterday, landing themselves esteemed running back Jay Ajayi in exchange for a fourth-round pick. On the surface, everything we knew about this Eagles backfield as changed. But the direction and the mentality remains unchanged. It’s all about winning. There were of course some concerns over the […]Read more "Everything has changed in Eagles backfield after Ajayi trade, but mentality remains the same"
The Eagles once again shattered the NFL with a blockbuster trade earlier today, sending a fourth-round draft selection to Miami in exchange for 24-year old Pro Bowl running back Jay Ajayi. While Howie Roseman preached that nothing will change in the Eagles backfield, one thing that almost certainly will is the cloud looming large over […]Read more "Is the writing on the wall for Eagles running back Wendell Smallwood?"
It may be six days away, but the value of a long week is already paying dividends. The Eagles held their first 10/10/10 practice of the week today and both Wendell Smallwood and Lane Johnson returned to action. While the team won’t release an official injury report until Thursday due to the nature of the […]Read more "Wendell Smallwood and Lane Johnson return to practice as Eagles gear up for Monday Night"
The Eagles have received a HUGE helping hand for tonight’s game with the Panthers. Fletcher Cox is listed as active for the game that will take place in just over an hour, bolstering the pass-rush after missing two consecutive weeks. #PHIvsCAR Inactives: CB Darby, WR Gibson, T Johnson, DT Qualls, RB Smallwood, DT Vaeao, S […]Read more "Fletcher Cox listed as active for Eagles TNF clash with Panthers"
The Eagles have released their final injury report of the week ahead of tomorrow’s clash against the Carolina Panthers. Here is everything you need to know.. Out Wednesday CB Ronald Darby (ankle), T Lane Johnson (concussion) Questionable Wednesday DT Beau Allen (foot), DT Fletcher Cox (calf), DE Chris Long (foot), RB Wendell Smallwood (knee), DT […]Read more "Eagles injury report: Johnson out, Smallwood and Cox officially questionable for TNF"