There is a bit of mystery surrounding the new defensive scheme being implemented by the Eagles, but there is little doubt that the defensive line will need to carry a back seven with a lot of question marks. The depth and experience of this line is excellent, but injuries have continually derailed a strong unit. […]Read more "Eagles Training Camp Positional Preview: Defensive Line"
The Philadelphia Eagles turned a lot of heads earlier this week when they announced the signing of Washington’s all-time sack leader Ryan Kerrigan. The 32-year-old enters an EDGE group with a lot of question marks and a real lack of long-term security. While he doesn’t really solve either of those issues, he will provide an […]Read more "Which Eagles EDGE rushers will be losing snaps to Ryan Kerrigan?"
Coming off the major news that the Eagles have signed Washington legend Ryan Kerrigan, there’s a giant elephant in the room: what happens to Derek Barnett? The Eagles opted to pick up his fifth year option in March, guaranteeing his $10.05 million salary in 2021, despite enormous cap issues. The team was able to wiggle […]Read more "Should the Eagles look into trading DE Derek Barnett?"
The Philadelphia Eagles made a surprise signing today by adding edge rusher Ryan Kerrigan to the roster. Kerrigan has been a consistent force along the defensive line in Washington for the last 10 years. He’ll join an edge rusher rotation in Philadelphia that is getting increasingly crowded. This may be a sign that more roster […]Read more "What Ryan Kerrigan’s arrival means for Derek Barnett"
In a very surprising move to start the week, it was revealed that the Philadelphia Eagles are signing veteran pass-rusher Ryan Kerrigan on a one-year deal. Washington’s franchise leader in sacks will remain in the division but play for the team he spent years terrorizing. Kerrigan is now 32-years-old and for Washington, the past few […]Read more "What Ryan Kerrigan brings to the Eagles defensive line"
Hidden in the chaos of what was the Eagles offense on Sunday, is the reality that the Eagles vastly improved the defense over the offseason. From Darius Slay and Nickell Robey-Coleman to the health of Malik Jackson, the Eagles defense finally showed that they can be a dominant unit. If you’ve followed my writing/tweets in […]Read more "The Eagles Defense is already off to a historic start"
Josh Sweat was always primed to take a step in the right direction in 2020. His sophomore campaign was one of huge strides that saw him really cement himself as a regular in this Eagles defense. After a strong Summer and some worrying injuries at the position in week one, the breakout season seems even […]Read more "Jim Schwartz predicts big things for Eagles DE Josh Sweat"
Injuries are mounting up for the Philadelphia Eagles. Are you shocked? Neither am I. The good news is that the world isn’t on fire just yet. The defensive end spot has been hit pretty hard however, presenting the Eagles with a unique challenge. Vinny Curry NFL insider Tom Pelissero noted that Vinny Curry is set […]Read more "There’s a silver lining behind Eagles cluster injuries at defensive end"
While the areas of excitement for the Eagles this season will be the improvement of their offense and their secondary, there’s another position that you should keep your eye on this coming Sunday. The defensive end group hasn’t really grown in numbers outside of the addition of Casey Toohill. With Derek Barnett down this weekend, […]Read more "Eagles DE Josh Sweat has a huge opportunity going into week one"
With Derek Barnett sidelined for Monday Night Football, Josh Sweat was primed to showcase just how valuable he can be for the Eagles. The second-year DE is having a fine sophomore season after playing a pretty much irrelevant role in his rookie year. With the performance on MNF, Sweat is now up to 20 QB […]Read more "Josh Sweat’s emergence couldn’t come at a better time for the Eagles"