Now that the dust is settling following a dreamy win over the Chicago Bears, all eyes are turning to the grudge match between Philadelphia and New Orleans. Spirits are understandably high, but when it was revealed that moments before Cody Parkey hit the post, Jason Kelce walked over to Nick Foles to tell the QB […]Read more "Against elite run defenses, Eagles RB Wendell Smallwood is making the most of his opportunities"
In true Eagles’ nature, Philadelphia pulled off a nail-biting, jaw-clenching, up-and-down upset of the NFC North Champion Chicago Bears this Sunday night. Needing all the fortuity the football gods could muster, and a timely timeout by Doug Pederson, the Birds will again look to play spoiler in New Orleans next weekend. Taking no time to […]Read more "How Eagles wildcard win strengthens what could be a complicated offseason"
‘Run the ball.’ If you were to get a tattoo of a single quote that would sum up this season from the perspective of an Eagles fan, that would be it. After losing Jay Ajayi to a season-ending injury, the backfield was in disarray. The Eagles struggled to find any kind of offensive balance throughout […]Read more "Eagles have built a committee backfield of unlikely heroes to overthrow NFL’s best run defense"
There have been many contributing factors to a rollercoaster Eagles season and one of the more overlooked has been the play of the offensive line. Things didn’t start off swimmingly for the league’s top ranked offensive front last year, with QB hits, penalties and some poor blocking all weighing an elite group down. Injuries were […]Read more "After smothering Aaron Donald, Eagles offensive line is fueling Eagles playoff push"
The Philadelphia Eagles running back group has been a turnstile since losing their projected bellcow, Jay Ajayi, to an ACL injury following a week five loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Wendell Smallwood led the team in carries in the first week in Ajayi’s absence but has carried the ball just once in the last three […]Read more "Josh Adams is providing the backfield stability Eagles have craved all season"
December is almost upon us. That means snow, a countdown to Christmas, gingerbread lattes and of course, December Football. As temperatures drop, conditions toughen and the stakes rise, teams throughout the league will typically lean on their running backs a little more than usual. A recent surge in production and carries from Josh Adams have […]Read more "Eagles have found their running back rhythm at just the right time"
After a demoralizing loss to the Cowboys Sunday night, the Philadelphia Eagles hold a 4-5 record, good for third place in the laughably weak NFC East. The Eagles defense made Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliot seem like Steve McNair and Eddie George in their primes, letting Zeke run wild and allowing Dak’s second-highest passing total […]Read more "Is it too late for the Eagles to fix their running back situation?"
The wave of anticipation for UDFA rookie Josh Adams has been building since he entered the NovaCare Complex early this summer. With the success of fellow UDFA running back Corey Clement last season, and the loss of bruising back LeGarrette Blount, some thought Adams might be thrown into the fire early on. That didn’t happen, […]Read more "Crunching the Numbers: It’s time for Josh Adams to take charge of the Eagles backfield"
It was made known today that Darren Sproles is back practicing with the Philadelphia Eagles and should be expected to feature in Sunday night’s clash between two bitter NFC East rivals. But what will this mean for the Eagles offense? A change of pace: After the breakout enjoyed by Josh Adams against Jacksonville, it’s […]Read more "What does the return of Darren Sproles mean for the Eagles offense?"
If there’s one thing we can take away from the Eagles’ week 8 win over Jacksonville, it’s that there’s more to come from this backfield than meets the eye. While Wendell Smallwood and Corey Clement continued to battle inconsistency against one of the league’s best run defenses, there was one man who shined; Josh Adams. […]Read more "Eagles backfield could have a new lead rusher heading into primetime clash with Cowboys"