“I bring passion and competitiveness to the field because I want to the best player I can be. Competition brings out the best in you and I love that” Van Jefferson to PhillySportsNetwork Vanchii Lashawn Jefferson has football in his blood. Before he was a four-star recruit out of Tennessee, before he started at Ole […]Read more "Eagles Draft profile: Getting to know the wideout you’re all sleeping on"
While the Eagles have done well in filling out their defensive needs through free agency, one question still hovers over Philly like a black cloud. What about the wide receiver position? Carson Wentz is entering his fifth season in the league and has had a rotating door at wideout ever since he entered the league. […]Read more "Eagles are all-in on building the WR position through the NFL Draft"
On S2 E2 of Flippin’ The Birds, we broke down the slow free agency (this was before the Slay trade), Bryan gave some insight on Malcolm Jenkins’ departure, and Chris gave some insight on Howie’s motives in the front office. We were also very lucky to have another week of an interview of a popular […]Read more "Eagles Draft Profile: Get to know LB Akeem Davis-Gaither"
The NFL’s legal tampering period (and the new league year) started yesterday, and we saw a lot of movement in the WR landscape across the NFL One of the best WRs in the game, DeAndre Hopkins was traded to Arizona for basically a 2nd round pick and an injured RB in David Johnson. Former Vikings […]Read more "Could Eagles’ draft plans benefit from free agency shockwaves?"
Mock Drafts are fun but they can get repetitive quickly. And just like a bicycle wheel, the receiver the Eagles should take at 21 changes every week. One day it’s Justin Jefferson, the next it’s Denzel Mims. But what if we took the Eagles Draft needs and did something…stupid? There’s a chance the NFL Draft […]Read more "Creating the worst Eagles Mock Draft of 2020 by reversing team needs"
On Flippin’ The Birds’ season two debut, we talked about the Dillard “issue”, Byron Jones, and the deficiencies on the roster, namely linebackers. We were very lucky to interview one of the more popular linebacker prospects Justin Strnad (pronounced “stir-nad”). Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/flippin-the-birds/id1473958477#episodeGuid=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.spreaker.com%2Fepisode%2F23774259 YouTube: Late round gems are what the Eagles will probably be looking for, […]Read more "Eagles Draft profile: Get to know LB Justin Strnad"
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"
Spoiler: The 2020 WR draft class is very good. Reality: Eagles need a ton of help at WR. It’s to rank all these super-talented players in an order of what fits the Eagles’ needs the best. 1a Jerry Jeudy, Alabama So basically, trying to decide between the top three options for the Eagles is incredibly […]Read more "Ranking the top-10 best WR options in the draft for the Eagles"
Howie Roseman may well be the most controversial man in the Eagles organization right now. So many fans are split on whether Howie is an elite General Manager or whether he’s riding the wave of winning the big one a few years ago. There were many fans who were livid after yet another season hampered […]Read more "How much pressure is on the shoulders of Eagles GM Howie Roseman this offseason?"
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"