A little over six months ago, life was relatively simple along the Eagles’ offensive line. Andre Dillard was poised to finally take over from Jason Peters and former seventh-round pick Jordan Mailata was being groomed as a backup. Then the summer happened. Dillard suffered a season-ending bicep injury during camp having spent most of it […]Read more "Jordan Mailata continues to force himself into Eagles starting LT conversation"
On the day after Thanksgiving, Eagles fans will be rejoicing. According to a report from John Clark of NBC Sports Philadelphia, the team will be moving Jason Peters over to right guard and allowing Jordan Mailata back to Left Tackle. The report cites that Peters had been suffering with Turf Toe which was aggravated in […]Read more "Report: Eagles moving Jason Peters to RG and giving Mailata LT reins"
There is no doubting that Jason Peters is a future Hall of Famer. But with each week of 2020 that passes, his legacy is being tarnished a little bit more. A spot of rust here, a blemish there, Peters has done nothing but cause confusion and chaos this season. But still, the Eagles refuse to […]Read more "Why are the Eagles still in love with Jason Peters?"
It’s that time boys and girls! Okay, maybe it’s a bit too early, but some people are on mock 3.0+, so spare me. Currently, the Eagles project to have the 19th overall pick. With the addition of two more teams to the playoffs, it is no longer a definite “bottom 20” pick in the draft […]Read more "Eagles mid-season Mock Draft 1.0: A sense of familiarity"
Back in 2019, Howie Roseman and the Eagles decided to throw a bit of a surprise in the first round as they drafted LT Andre Dillard out of Washington State in the hopes that they had found their heir to the Jason Peters throne. We’re now a year and a half into Dillard’s NFL career […]Read more "What the first eight games of the season mean for Eagles tackle Andre Dillard"
The Eagles have made a history of bad decisions when it comes to Jason Peters. After finally parting ways with him after the 2019 season, Roseman vowed to change his ways and separate his emotional connection to players who have been around the team for some time from his business decisions. If we fast forward […]Read more "The Eagles can’t afford to let history repeat itself at Left Tackle"
The Eagles are going through growing pains this season, but no position group is hurting more than the offensive line. Carson Wentz has been sacked 5+ times in back to back weeks. The last time that happened to an Eagles quarterback was over 15 years ago. He’s also on pace to be sacked the 4th […]Read more "It’s not all doom and gloom when it comes to the Eagles offensive line"
It feels like an eternity ago that the Eagles took a flyer on Jordan Mailata. Picked in the seventh round of the 2018 NFL Draft, Mailata stood at 6’8, 346 lbs, and brought a ridiculously athletic skillset to the table. But two years, 0 NFL snaps, and some back problems later, the experiment seemed to […]Read more "The next chapter of the Jordan Mailata experiment is off to a strong start"
In a very swift turn of events, it looks as though the Eagles can finally breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to the left tackle position. Jason Peters has agreed to not only slide outside to his old stomping ground, but will do so without the cheeky demand of a pay rise. Andre […]Read more "Jason Peters will play LT for Eagles without receiving a new contract"
The Eagles find themselves in an odd situation. The injury to Andre Dillard has forced the team to shuffle the deck when it comes to who’s playing where and how effective they can really be. The team has a lot of talent on the offensive line, but depth is questionable. The good news is, a […]Read more "How new practice squad rules will help the Eagles offensive line in 2020"