In a bizarre twist of fate, the Eagles are releasing veteran cornerback Orlando Scandrick. The 32-year old nickel cornerback spent the Summer with the Eagles and was released prior to final roster cuts. He was then brought back ahead of the clash with the New York Jets where he made a firm statement. In just […]Read more "Report: Eagles releasing cornerback Orlando Scandrick"
The Eagles secondary has been dire this season and while a lot of it can be acclimated to schematic deficiencies, there’s also been a deafening cry for help. It’s not quite Jalen Ramsey, but there will be one Jalen suiting up for the team on Sunday. Mills has been out of action since week 8 […]Read more "Instant analysis: Eagles activate Jalen Mills from PUP list ahead of week 7"
The Sky may not be falling down just yet in Philadelphia, but there’s a storm brewing. The same storm has been lurking in the distance for quite some time, blissfully ignored because of the sunshine in other areas. But today’s the day we have to at least acknowledge its existence. Every good coach/coordinator is stubborn. […]Read more "Pressure is beginning to build on Eagles DC Jim Schwartz, as it should"
271.2. That’s how many passing yards the Eagles are giving up on average per game this season. It’s not pretty, but that’s been the case ever since the arrival of Jim Schwartz, But if the motto ‘bend, don’t break’ remains, there are two cornerbacks who have to embody that over the next month. The Eagles […]Read more "Upcoming road-stretch could carry heavy implications for future of Eagles secondary"
July 27th 2019. That was the date Orlando Scandrick first signed with the Eagles. He did so as a 32-year old slot specialist who had been in the league since 2009 and someone who could bring both experience and depth to a cornerback corps that’s usually light on both. By the time final roster cuts […]Read more "Orlando Scandrick lit a fire under the Eagles secondary, but can he keep it burning?"
The legend of Captain Cre’Von has been well documented by this point. But less than a year after his iconic interception against the New Orleans Saints, the Eagles have already groomed another underdog cornerback. Meet Craig James. When Avonte Maddox went down with injury after enduring a terrifying collision with Andrew Sendejo, the Eagles were […]Read more "Craig James becomes the latest Eagles underdog CB to make an impact"
Last week’s Sunday Night Football matchup against the Falcons was a rough one for the Eagles. The injury bug bit the team pretty hard, as Alshon Jeffery, Dallas Goedert, DeSean Jackson were all virtually held out of the entire contest with an injury. Additionally, Carson Wentz, Timmy Jernigan, Corey Clement, and Jason Kelce all took […]Read more "Is it time for the Eagles to rotate their cornerback committee?"
In case you missed it, the Eagles eked out a win on Sunday after a terrible start to week one against the Washington Redskins. Headed into the locker room down 20-7 at halftime, the team finished the game with a statement, putting up 25 unanswered points before a late — and meaningless — Washington touchdown. […]Read more "What an innovative ‘cornerback by committee’ effort means for the Eagles"
It’s been a while since the Eagles have had a sense of serenity in the secondary, but with week one of the 2019 season on the horizon, the team may have finally turned the corner. The Eagles ranked 25th in interceptions last year and the man leading the team in that category wasn’t just a […]Read more "Is an Eagles cornerback effort by committee on the cards for 2019?"
The pads went on for the first time this year at Eagles Training Camp under the beating sun at the NovaCare Complex. In what was a far more physical practice than yesterday, here’s everything you need to know. Cre’Von’s injury could be more serious than we thought After his mysterious absence yesterday was described as […]Read more "Breakout candidates emerge: Ten takeaways from day 3 of Eagles Training Camp"