Week one is here and the Eagles are ready for war. The 53-man roster is set and while there’s plenty of excitement surrounding a receiving corps bursting with speed, there seems to be a concern at corner once again with the only outside backup being Craig James. The Eagles officially ended the Sidney Jones era […]Read more "Jim Schwartz says Craig James is among Eagles’ most improved players"
Roster cutdown weekend was a rollercoaster for the Philadelphia Eagles. There were plenty of surprises, both pleasant and not so, throughout the course of a hectic 48-hour period, but one area of the team that looks set for a resurgence is special teams. Looking back Dave Fipp’s unit is traditionally one of the better ones […]Read more "Eagles placed a real emphasis on special teams when forming 53-man roster"
The Eagles have announced their 16-man practice squad for 2020 after a chaotic roster cutdown period. There’s a lot to take in here so we’ll go position-by-position. Firstly, the team do still have one spot remaining which is certainly worth noting. They also look likely to place a couple of players on PUP, opening up […]Read more "Everything you need to know about the Eagles’ 16-man practice squad"
The Eagles surprised a lot of people (and broke my heart) on Sunday by releasing Cre’Von LeBlanc in order to make way for a running back they’d picked up off the waiver wire. This move reeks of risk and potential regret. The role LeBlanc wasn’t going to get starting reps in 2020. Despite having a […]Read more "Eagles play a risky hand in releasing Cre’Von LeBlanc"
Saturday was full of ups and downs for the Eagles as they continued to make all the necessary decisions to cut the roster down to 53. They let go of key young talents like Joe Ostman, Deontay Burnett, and Noah Togiai. They also got rid of players that haven’t contributed to the roster as they […]Read more "Everything you need to know about the Eagles 53-man roster"
The Eagles made their final wave of roster moves in order to trim their group down to 53. With your 2020 Philadelphia Eagles now set in stone (until Howie wheels and deals this weekend), here are some quick thoughts on the shape of it all. Eagles Cornerback depth is light Cutting both Sidney Jones and […]Read more "Special teams season & six more thoughts on the Eagles 53-man roster"
The Eagles had a flurry of moves to make ahead of the NFL’s deadline to trim rosters down to 53 and there were certainly some surprises along the way. Here’s all you need to know. The big one After signing Craig James to a contract extension, it was assumed that the Eagles would cut one […]Read more "Eagles make some shocking moves to form 53-man roster"
As the NFL roster cutdown continues, the Eagles have made a fairly surprising move – parting ways with former draft picks Rasul Douglas & Sidney Jones. This comes as quite a big surprise. Jones was a former second-round pick and Douglas was selected one round later. After the Eagles handed Craig James a contract extension, […]Read more "Report: Eagles parting ways with Sidney Jones and Rasul Douglas"
If you’ve paid close attention to the things that have been said by coaches or even players, you’ll be aware that Avonte Maddox has grown close to the Eagles newest cornerback, Darius Slay. The Pitt product now has his gloves stuck to the CB2 spot after an impressive Summer, but just how high is his […]Read more "Eagles will be hoping to hang their hats on Avonte Maddox at CB2"
The story of Sidney Jones has been filled with twists and turns, but the fire may finally be burning out. With Training Camp even more valuable than ever, the former second-round pick was expected to lock horns with Avonte Maddox in the battle for the starting cornerback spot opposite Darius Slay. Missing five consecutive practices […]Read more "Is the writing on the wall for Eagles CB Sidney Jones?"