It feels like only yesterday that the Eagles caused everyone to raise their eyebrows with the drafting of Jordan Mailata. Picked in the seventh round of the 2018 NFL Draft, Mailata stood at 6’8, 346 lbs, and brought a ridiculously athletic skillset to the table. But two years, 0 NFL snaps, and some back problems […]Read more "Could a move inside to guard keep the Jordan Mailata experiment alive?"
Barring a free agent signing or trade, the Eagles are set to roll with Matt Pryor at right guard to replace the recently injured Brandon Brooks. Side note, you would have never thought Brooks just tore his Achilles: Two days after announcing his Achilles tear, Brandon Brooks is doing jiujitsu training while wearing a boot. […]Read more "Should the Eagles pursue a trade for Joe Thuney?"
After Brandon Brooks announced that he had torn his Achilles tendon earlier this week, discussions were ripe surrounding potential replacements. Brooks has proven he’s a borderline superhuman, but suffering the injury in June makes a heroic comeback for the upcoming season unrealistic. Replacing an elite guard certainly isn’t easy, but after Doug Pederson stated he’d […]Read more "Eagles have no reason to doubt Jeff Stoutland in grooming Brooks’ replacement"
The opening day of free agency was filled with thrills, spills, and everything in between. But among the big movers and shakers was a slightly surprising name to those unfamiliar with the Eagles. Backup tackle Halapoulivaati Vaitai signed a 5-year deal worth $50M in Detroit, securing his long-term future as a starting tackle – which […]Read more "The Eagles’ next big question mark hangs over the head of Jordan Mailata"
It was assumed that keeping hold of Halapoulivaati Vaitai would be tricky, but did anyone predict the stakes being as high as a $50M deal over 5-years? That’s what the Lions have agreed to pay the former Eagles lineman, drawing his services away from Jeff Stoutland’s grasp. Drafted in the fifth round of the 2016 […]Read more "Report: Former Eagles offensive lineman signs juicy 5-year deal with Lions"
The Eagles have a total of 18 players set to enter the free agency market in around a month from now, meaning that the process of deciding who will flee the nest is well underway. There are some tough decisions facing Howie and Co. this offseason and this series will take a look at some […]Read more "What does the future hold for Eagles tackle Halapoulivaati Vaitai?"
After sustaining a concussion in last week’s loss to the Patriots, Lane Johnson will be sidelined during Sunday’s matchup against Seattle. In his place, the Eagles had a tough decision to make. Do they start Halapoulivaati Vaitai, or rookie Andre Dillard? Ultimately, it will be Dillard who was given the reigns, with Vaitai remaining as […]Read more "Have Eagles made the correct call in starting Andre Dillard at right tackle?"
The Eagles final preseason game is just a few days away and for many, it will be their final chance to show what they can do ahead of the roster cutdowns. Here is one player at every position who will be fighting with all they have to make sure they sneak onto the final 53. […]Read more "One player at each position on Eagles roster bubble ahead of preseason finale"
The Eagles have FINALLY won a preseason game! Rejoice! After Thursday’s 24-10 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, every Philly fan’s favorite AFC team, there are a few players whose stock rose after the the game. Contrarily, there are also a few players whose stock dropped after the game. Who are those players? Well let’s find […]Read more "Eagles stock watch: Risers and fallers after week 2 of preseason"
The Eagles offensive line is in a unique situation heading into 2019. All five starters from their Super Bowl-winning season two years ago are still on the team now, and even key depth pieces too. But one starter from that incredible Super Bowl win is now looking for a new lease of life. Halapoulivaati Vaitai […]Read more "It’s a big season for ‘Big V’, whose transition inside is vital for the Eagles"