The first-place Eagles finally put together a decent game in their 25-20 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. It wasn’t pretty. The defense struggled for the most part, and Wentz was erratic (not as bad as the previous three weeks). But between Wentz’s legs and the emergence of “who?” for the team, the […]Read more "Meet the six practice squad heroes who lifted the Eagles to a week 4 win"
Another week in the book which means it’s time for our Eagles stock talk and while there’s plenty to be negative about, there are also reasons for optimism. The Eagles are nowhere near the place that many people felt they would be after the offseason they had and what makes it worse is they are […]Read more "Stock watch: Which Eagles are trending upwards going into week 4?"
The Eagles have had a very impressive haul this offseason at several positions. Some groups have been stacked with incredible talent while others are looking great due to their potential but what happens now to the players who stood out last season? Two practice squad heroes who stepped up when the lights got too bright […]Read more "Eagles’ 2019 practice squad heroes will need another strong summer"
With Training Camp drawing ever nearer, the idea of positional fight and battles on the roster bubble are beginning to become even more frequent. But when thinking about how intense these wars promise to be, it’s hard not to think of the practice squad. The Eagles were ravaged by injuries last year and you’d be […]Read more "What does the future hold for Eagles’ practice squad heroes?"
The roar of the Washington crowd on a cold December afternoon when Greg Ward Jr. caught his first ever NFL touchdown is something that won’t be forgotten in a hurry. The ultimate underdog story was complete. Ward Jr. has risen from the ashes again and a again, finally being rewarded with his first score in […]Read more "Despite a breakout, Greg Ward Jr. is fighting for his Eagles future again"
At this time of year, we’d usually be discussing OTA’s, what to expect, and the players to watch. With that temporarily on hold, I decided to highlight one underdog to watch at every position once a sense of normality resumes. Quarterback Jalen Hurts This is kind of cheating because all eyes will be on the […]Read more "Non-OTA preview: One Eagles underdog to watch at every position"
It’s a position group that hasn’t been the strength of this organization since the departures of DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin. While Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith both came and gave the Eagles some glimmer of hope, all has seemingly faded since 2017. It’s been a dramatic period for Pederson’s wideouts. From the indescribable struggles […]Read more "Offseason outlook: An early look at the Eagles wide receiver picture"
The Eagles did something incredible this season, something that isn’t common in the NFL. They aren’t usually the team to give young players a shot, they’ve relied on aging veterans throughout the last three years in hope they could avoid the inevitable “rebuilding” concept. Fortunately for them, things didn’t go as planned this season and […]Read more "Get to know every Eagles practice squad promotee who will play vs Seahawks"
There’s no doubting that the Eagles have faced a lot of adversity this season. Some of it has been self-inflicted, a lot of it has been injury-related, and then there’s Orlando Scandrick. But what nobody accounted for, was the youth infusion that would ultimately save the season as a result. With the offense depleted, players […]Read more "How a youth infusion has helped rejuvenate an ailing Eagles offense"
Well, here we are. The most important matchup of the 2019 season is upon us and the NFC East is on the line in many ways. The Eagles have to take care of business here to keep the dream alive, but can they rally one last time? Record so far: 21-60 Finally turning the corner […]Read more "Five bold predictions ahead of Eagles’ season-defining matchup against Cowboys"