Against elite run defenses, Eagles RB Wendell Smallwood is making the most of his opportunities

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 […]

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How Eagles wildcard win strengthens what could be a complicated offseason

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 […]

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Eagles have built a committee backfield of unlikely heroes to overthrow NFL’s best run defense

‘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 […]

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After smothering Aaron Donald, Eagles offensive line is fueling Eagles playoff push

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 […]

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Crunching the Numbers: It’s time for Josh Adams to take charge of the Eagles backfield

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, […]

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Eagles backfield could have a new lead rusher heading into primetime clash with Cowboys

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. […]

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