The circumstances weren’t what many expected. Fresh off a brand new $128 million extension, Carson Wentz needed to prove the Eagles made the right decision in putting all their eggs in one basket. Towards the midway point of the season, many doubted the former MVP-front-runner. Injuries, miscues, and anonymous sources challenged not only the skill […]Read more "Eagles report card: Grading Carson Wentz’s fourth year in the NFL"
The Eagles may be struggling to find snug fits at wide receiver position, but it seems they may have struck gold with their rejuivinated backfield. The Eagles wanted a young running back that would be cost-effective for the next 4 years but also be a playmaker in an offense that has struggled with finding consistency […]Read more "Offseason outlook: An early look at the Eagles running back picture"
If you haven’t heard, the Eagles play the Seahawks in Philadelphia this Sunday for a shot at (likely) San Francisco in the divisional round. The intro is going to be short and sweet so we can dive into the numbers surrounding the matchup. For all those statheads out there, this is for you. Passing Eagles’ […]Read more "Crunching the Numbers: Do Eagles have an advantage over Seahawks?"
The Eagles did something incredible this season, something that isn’t common in the NFL. They aren’t usually the team to give young players a shot, they’ve relied on aging veterans throughout the last three years in hope they could avoid the inevitable “rebuilding” concept. Fortunately for them, things didn’t go as planned this season and […]Read more "Get to know every Eagles practice squad promotee who will play vs Seahawks"
May 8th, 2002. That’s when 6’0″ (probably a little shorter) 76ers guard Allen Iverson made the now infamous quote. Fast forward 6,450 days and we’re still talking about practice with an under 6’0″ Philadelphia athlete, except in a different tone. Former practice squad player Boston Scott has been electric when given the chance this season. […]Read more "Miles Sanders isn’t the only Eagles RB making history this season"
The Eagles did it. They made the doubters swallow their words and turned dreams into a reality. The Birds are in the playoffs and will face the Seattle Seahawks following a 24-17 thumping of the New York Giants. But just how well did the team perform? For the last time this regular season, it’s time […]Read more "Grading the Eagles NFC East clinching victory over the New York Giants"
The Eagles made it four in a row to close the season, ripping the New York Giants to shreds in the second half to secure the NFC East title and a playoff berth. Here’s everything you need to know from the 34-17 win. The LJ Brand If there are two players that define my reporting […]Read more "Instant analysis: Eagles clinch NFC East thanks to a Boston TD Party"
The Eagles offense looks like it will be shorthanded in this weekend’s clash against Washington, but the more things change, the more they stay the same. Here’s an in-depth look at how the group will look in Sunday’s crucial clash and what we can expect from Pederson’s group. Quarterback: Carson Wentz There shouldn’t be any […]Read more "How will the Eagles offense look against the Redskins?"
‘Top of the Mountain’ syndrome is something that’s extremely hard to quantify, let alone recover from. The premise of it however, is simple. You spend a substantial amount of time working towards an ultimate end-goal. Maybe it’s a promotion at work, or a milestone at the Gym, or even winning a Super Bowl. But when […]Read more "How a trio of underdogs helped the Eagles find a new identity"
Boston Scott’s name is one that will make a lot of people smile today. The Louisiana Tech Product recorded 59 rushing yards, 69 receiving yards, and a touchdown in last night’s win over the New York Giants. An underdog running back who has been around the team since December last year, when he was poached […]Read more "Boston Scott’s breakout may have saved the Eagles’ season"