Roster cutdown weekend was a rollercoaster for the Philadelphia Eagles. There were plenty of surprises, both pleasant and not so, throughout the course of a hectic 48-hour period, but one area of the team that looks set for a resurgence is special teams. Looking back Dave Fipp’s unit is traditionally one of the better ones […]Read more "Eagles placed a real emphasis on special teams when forming 53-man roster"
The linebacker position has been mostly overlooked in Philadelphia for the last few years. Despite the widely circulated — and completely false — rhetoric that you can win without spending at the position, the Eagles were fortunate to have a stellar cast of playmakers at their disposal in their Super Bowl-winning season. After neglecting the […]Read more "Positional Preview: Do the Eagles still need help at linebacker?"
The Eagles cut LB Zach Brown yesterday in a slightly surprising move. The former Redskins LB ranked third in team tackles through six weeks but the comments about Kirk Cousins prior to the loss to Minnesota may have been the straw that broke a controversial Camel’s back. The Eagles had a spare roster spot so […]Read more "Instant analysis: Eagles promote preseason standout to active roster"
The Eagles made a slightly surprising move yesterday in releasing LB Zach Brown. The 29-year old notably took shots at Kirk Cousins just days before being completely embarrassed by Minnesota’s ‘weak link’. His contract was only worth $1.5M, so it’s no big loss if the Eagles feel comfortable fielding other linebackers in his place who […]Read more "Which Eagles LB’s will step up to fill Zach Brown’s shoes?"
After trimming the roster down from 90 to 53, Howie Roseman and the Eagles front office went straight to work in building the Birds’ 10-man practice squad. The good news is, there are plenty of familiar faces. The new guys In fact, there are only two new additions to the roster. The first being QB […]Read more "Instant analysis: Eagles announce practice squad signings"
The Eagles have announced the first 25 roster moves of what is always a very difficult weekend. There are 12 players left to be cut in order to trim the roster down to 53, but in the meantime, here’s everything you need to know. The Eagles have confirmed the following moves: TE Richard Rodgers placed […]Read more "Instant analysis: Eagles make 25 roster moves ahead of Saturday’s cutdown deadline"
This is it, the lights seem a bit brighter now on the Philadelphia Eagles. They had an offseason for the ages. The focus was on depth, playmaking ability, and the trenchers. They somehow mastered all three goals without breaking much of a sweat but now, it seems the sweat may just make an appearance after […]Read more "How preseason finale impacted Eagles biggest positional battles"
Well, the Eagles were shutout in the preseason finale and judgement day is now upon us. The roster will soon be trimmed from 90 down to 53. But who did enough to make some waves on Thursday night? Linebackers will break my heart Alex Singleton: 15 tackles and a fumble recoveryT.J Edwards: 10 tackles and […]Read more "Linebacker heartbreak & 4 other takeaways from Eagles preseason finale"
Gameday. The last chance that players on the outside looking in will have to prove they belong on the 2019 Philadelphia Eagles. Jobs will be decided, careers re-routed, and hopes and dreams put on hold. But which players face a head-to-head scrap for survival? Here are six battles you need to watch. Alex Ellis vs […]Read more "Biggest positional battles that will be decided in Eagles’ preseason finale"
Teams are being very safe this preseason in terms of playing starters to prevent injuries and Jacksonville and Philadelphia are no different. Doug Marrone confirmed Foles won’t play. Wentz likely won’t play. Most starting offensive and defensive lineman for both teams won’t play. Significant players with small injuries or even soreness leading up to the […]Read more "Five key matchups for Eagles players in tonight’s preseason game"