Within the next two months, the Eagles will have a massive decision to make. No, it has nothing to do with free agency or the draft. It’s whether or not to exercise Derek Barnett’s fifth year option for 2021. Just by reading the title and the last paragraph I’m sure you’re already screaming “NO! BUST!” […]Read more "Should the Eagles pick up Derek Barnett’s fifth-year option?"
In the midst of all the offseason chaos, one Eagles player will be entering his fourth season in hopes that his 5th-year option is picked up. Derek Barnett had a decent season for the Eagles, but was it enough? He finished the 2019 campaign with 6.5 sacks in 14 games after missing 9 games in […]Read more "Eagles’ draft direction will highlight where the team stand on Derek Barnett"
This offseason promises to be a rollercoaster like no other. With a flurry of free agency decisions and salivating draft class ahead, it’s easy to forget about the possibility of trades. The Eagles are likely going to be buyers if it comes to trading this offseason, but who on their roster could be used to […]Read more "Who are the Eagles’ most viable trade assets this offseason?"
The Eagles have released their final injury report ahead of this Sunday’s clash against the Cowboys. The good news is that only one Eagle is listed as out. That man is Lane Johnson, who is set to miss a second straight week with a high ankle sprain. Halapoulivaati Vaitai will take his place, as he […]Read more "Injury report: Barnett among four Eagles listed as questionable for Sunday"
The Eagles have released their first official injury report for this weekend’s clash against Dallas, following yesterday’s estimation. To little surprise, Nelson Agholor remains absent from practice with a knee injury that has hindered him for the last three games. The good news is, there’s a player by the name of Greg Ward Jr. who […]Read more "Injury report: Eagles could be shorthanded vs Cowboys"
The Eagles have released their first injury report ahead of Monday night’s game against the New York Giants. The good news is, big-time players like Zach Ertz are no longer on the injury report. The bad news is, other big-time players are. Starting running back Jordan Howard has still not been cleared for contact and […]Read more "Injury report: Eagles take one step forward, two steps back"
After a dominant performance against a struggling Jets team, one in which the Eagles had more sacks (10) than their opponent had points (6), there is a new-found belief in the Philly defense. Getting off to a slow start, often allowing teams to jump out to early leads, the defense has since buckled down and […]Read more "How the Eagles defense can slow down Dalvin Cook"
2019 saw an offseason of investment for the Atlanta Falcons along the offensive front. Chris Lindstrom and Kaleb McGary were drafted by the team with the expectation of fixing a fatal flaw. The group allowed 42 sacks last season and ranked 24th in rushing and simply had to find a way to stop the bleeding. […]Read more "Eagles defensive line smelling blood in the water ahead of Falcons clash"
By now, we know the importance of defensive end depth for the Eagles. With an insurance policy of a potential Connor Barwin return, it’s down to Josh Sweat and Shareef Miller to prove they’re ready to step into a potential EDGE4 role and assume a much greater defensive impact. Drafted in the fourth round last […]Read more "Eagles coaches and players are all excited about Josh Sweat’s progress"
One of the hardest goodbyes this offseason has undoubtedly been to defensive end Chris Long. While he’s still technically on the roster, Long told the Eagles to ‘plan as if he won’t be there’. He’s been as open and honest as one can about the negotiations since the start of the offseason, but it’s not […]Read more "Have Eagles done enough to replace Chris Long and Michael Bennett?"