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"
As the Eagles prepare for a clash with what remains of the Dallas Cowboys, our vision with it. The Bye week is behind us and all eyes are on a crucial eight game stretch and what may well lie beyond it. But one step further than the Super Bowl champions’ potential playoff run is the […]Read more "An early look at the Eagles offseason shopping list"
Early in the week, this article was to be an outline of the Eagles’ path to the 2018 playoffs. It quickly became obvious that the road to the repeat goes through Washington. After the Saints’ convincing win against a previously-undefeated Rams team, who put up quite the fight, it seems unlikely that Philadelphia can count […]Read more "Eyes on the rivals: Have Atlanta handed the Eagles a blueprint on how to beat Washington?"
The fans have been pounding the table all season long to make a move at running back. Would it be Le’Veon Bell? Perhaps the return of LeSean McCoy? The answer has been a flatline on the trade front, with the organization placing all their chips on a depleted backfield. This would be perfectly fine, if […]Read more "Forget a blockbuster trade, loss to Panthers raises a very different question for Eagles backfield"
After a blowout win against the Giants in Week 6, the Philadelphia Eagles will play the streaky (0-2 on the road) Carolina Panthers at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday. With Carson Wentz getting critical game reps following his ACL tear, the Eagles offense finally seems to be clicking. The lone “hole” seems to be the […]Read more "Can Eagles RB Wendell Smallwood prove his worth against the Panthers?"
The Eagles will welcome the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, for what could be an important match up for playoff seeding. The Panthers (3-2) sit 1 game behind the New Orleans Saints for the lead in the NFC South and are in a position to compete for a wild card spot. Philadelphia is coming off an […]Read more "Crunching the numbers: Eagles look poised to pounce on pedestrian Panthers"
The Eagles’ rushing attack has come under scrutiny early on this season after a few lacklustre performances that didn’t quite have the ilk of last year’s NFL champs. Even before losing Jay Ajayi for the season to a torn ACL, there was speculation in Philadelphia about the possibility of adding a new runner to the […]Read more "Did Corey Clement put Eagles running back concerns to bed in last week’s win?"
Prior to Thursday Night’s statement win, the Eagles had a massive red flag blowing in the wind when it came to the running back position. With no Jay Ajayi or Darren Sproles, the Birds were once again down to just Wendell Smallwood, Corey Clement and Josh Adams, a committee that is strong in numbers but […]Read more "Do the Eagles really need to bring in another running back?"