After some much-needed rest and contemplation, here are my key takeaways from how the Eagles handled the 2021 NFL draft. Building for the future/Swinging for the fences The Eagles are in the midst of a multi-year rebuild and they approached the draft that way. Howie Roseman took swings on high ceiling players that could pay […]Read more "Five things we learned about the Eagles during the 2021 NFL Draft"
The Philadelphia Eagles made a big move in trading up to acquire Alabama’s DeVonta Smith during the first round of the NFL Draft. It’s only fitting that the Heisman-winning receiver makes a move just a big. With a vision for the future, the Alabama product has decided to enter the crypto-space with his very own […]Read more "Eagles WR DeVonta Smith is putting the fans first with ‘Smitty Coin’ launch"
The NFL recently introduced a rule change that allows offensive players to wear single-digit jersey numbers. For DeVonta Smith, who was drafted by the Eagles with the 10th overall pick last night, that change came just in time. The Eagles announced on Friday night that Smith will be wearing his coveted #6 jersey in midnight […]Read more "Eagles and DeVonta Smith take full advantage of the NFL’s new jersey rule"
If we rewind a little over a year ago, Howie Roseman stood at the podium and appeared to take accountability for draft mistakes and an inability to separate personal relationships from logical business decisions. Then came the 2020 offseason. Jason Peters came back (again), the Eagles went all-in on speed, and the draft class, for […]Read more "Has Howie Roseman finally had a change of heart about the NFL Draft?"
Alabama is known for its ability to develop wide receivers. Henry Ruggs, Jerry Jeudy, and Calvin Ridley are just three names to burst into the first round after excelling with the Crimson Tide. While they aforementioned were all working and dazzling on Saturdays, there were two names being recruited. One of those was Eagles draft […]Read more "DeVonta Smith is ready to finish what he started with Jalen Hurts"
It’s an unfamiliar feeling in Philly this evening — a sigh of relief. After years of questionable or hopeful selections, the pit in the stomach of Eagles fans everywhere has lifted, at least for the time being. Sitting with the 12th overall pick in hand after trading down from 6th, Philadelphia traded back up to […]Read more "Trading up for DeVonta Smith helped Eagles win the first round of the Draft"
Not many people were expecting the Eagles to trade back inside the top 10 to select DeVonta Smith, but here we are at the end of another rollercoaster opening day of the NFL Draft. The Philadelphia Eagles landed themselves a Heisman-winning wide receiver in Smith and it didn’t take long for his new teammates to […]Read more "Eagles players react to the drafting of DeVonta Smith"
The Philadelphia Eagles shocked the world again on Thursday night. In a surprise trade-up with the Dallas Cowboys, Howie Roseman ensured that he landed a #1 receiver for Jalen Hurts. That man is Heisman winning wideout DeVonta Smith. Here is all you need to know. The trade The Eagles gave up pick #84 and pick […]Read more "Instant analysis: Eagles trade up for DeVonta Smith"
The NFL Draft is officially one week away and the fate of one player in particular is beginning to generate a lot of discussion. Puzzlingly, it’s the most decorated wide receiver in the class – DeVonta Smith. The 2020 Heisman winner reportedly weighed in at a little over 6’0, 166 lbs last week, causing many […]Read more "Eagles brass hints that they won’t look past DeVonta Smith at pick 12"
A little while back, I made the case why every position (outside K, P, LS) is a position of need at pick six for the Eagles. Since then, there have been countless debates about Chase, Smith, Pitts, Fields, Wilson, punters, kickers, long snap… sorry. The case was made for defensive help at six by our […]Read more "Eagles draft watch: Making the case for & against top offensive prospects"