After an all-around dismal year, the Eagles are left with a lot to sort out for 2021. Although hoopla is seeping into every aspect of Philadelphia football, there are many opportunities to turn this franchise around this offseason — none more important than the draft. The Eagles have the 6th overall pick and have faired […]Read more "Why the Eagles should draft a cornerback with sixth overall pick"
The talk of the off-season since Darius Slay was acquired was “who will be CB2 across from Slay?” Answers were spread between Avonte Maddox, Sidney Jones, Jalen Mills (even after he was announced as safety), and Cre’Von LeBlanc. Not many people were mentioning Rasul Douglas as being a member of the 2020 Eagles. That may […]Read more "Eagles CB Rasul Douglas could spring a surprise this Summer"
It took a Carson Wentz & DeSean Jackson masterclass in week one last year to pull the Eagles back from the brink of a meltdown. There was so much hype around the team before the season but it all fell apart so quickly, with one man bringing a harsh reality-check to the team – WR […]Read more "Does a revamped Eagles secondary have the antidote to Terry McLaurin?"
The sun is shining and we should be hearing the sounds of Football gently grace the NovaCare Complex. unfortunately, that’s still not the case. With a shortened offseason, the Eagles may well lean on their veterans to hold down the fort in 2020 – especially those signed in Free Agency. But who will have the […]Read more "Which Eagles’ free-agent signing will make the biggest impact in 2020?"
As they don their uniforms for the 2020 season, many aspects of the Eagles will be very different than they were last year — none more so than the cornerback room. A major liability for the team in 2019, GM Howie Roseman spent big trying to remedy the position that has given Philadelphia fans fits […]Read more "Eagles Positional Spotlight: Cornerbacks"
The first wave of free agency crashed the shores in full force this past week; the Eagles getting into the mix after day one. The team added some talented pieces to their defense and retained the top two performers in the secondary from last year and some promising young depth pieces. Despite saying goodbye to […]Read more "Two early Eagles Signings that flew under the radar"
With all the hubbub surrounding who the Eagles’ next receiver will be, Philadelphia draft coverage has seemingly forgotten that the team has glaring holes on the other side of the football. Expected to spend at least one top selection on a receiver, that still leaves at least two selections on day two unaccounted for. The […]Read more "Eagles’ Draft Notebook: Shopping for the perfect cornerback"
The Eagles met with 14 players at this past weekend’s East-West Shrine game and while not all of them were standouts, there are a few on the list that are suitable draft candidates for the birds. Before we get to meeting those players, let’s examine the positional breakdown of their meetings. CB John Reid | […]Read more "The skinny on 14 players who met with Eagles at East-West Shrine Game"
A point of emphasis for improvement has been the cornerback position, dating back to the 2018 season when half of the defensive secondary was injured. One player remained a constant since his arrival into the NFL in 2017. That player is the former West Virginia Mountaineer himself, Rasul Douglas. Just about every season, I have […]Read more "It’s time for Eagles CB Rasul Douglas to rise up and steal the show"
Going into the third week of the NFL preseason, some specific storylines were glaring when looking over the Philadelphia Eagles roster. From Josh McCown’s return to football, to the RB4 battle and ‘secondary squabble’, there was plenty to keep an eye on. It is a shame that the lightning cut the game short on Thursday […]Read more "Taking stock of key positions on the Eagles roster after preseason week 3"