In case you missed it, the Eagles eked out a win on Sunday after a terrible start to week one against the Washington Redskins. Headed into the locker room down 20-7 at halftime, the team finished the game with a statement, putting up 25 unanswered points before a late — and meaningless — Washington touchdown. […]Read more "What an innovative ‘cornerback by committee’ effort means for the Eagles"
Going into the third week of the NFL preseason, some specific storylines were glaring when looking over the Philadelphia Eagles roster. From Josh McCown’s return to football, to the RB4 battle and ‘secondary squabble’, there was plenty to keep an eye on. It is a shame that the lightning cut the game short on Thursday […]Read more "Taking stock of key positions on the Eagles roster after preseason week 3"
In 2018, the Philadelphia Eagles secondary went through more than its fair share of growing pains. After Rodney McLeod’s season-ending injury in week 3, what followed was a string of setbacks, forcing the Eagles to dig deep into their talent pool. At one point, every single starter in the secondary with the exception of Malcolm […]Read more "The Eagles secondary is better than advertised going into Training Camp"
Is there something that the media and fans are missing when it comes to the Eagles cornerback situation? Currently, the Birds have six cornerbacks on their roster that are viewed as capable starters. Two of the six are recovering from significant injuries while the other four are possibly on pace for make or break seasons. […]Read more "Could a move to Safety be on the cards for Eagles CB Jalen Mills?"
Howie Roseman has wasted no time in rolling up his sleeves and getting down to business. One of the biggest question marks on this team moving forward was Rodney McLeod. After suffering a season-ending knee injury in 2018, the Safety was set to make a whopping $9.9M in 2019. For a team already battling a […]Read more "Instant analysis: What Rodney McLeod’s restructured contract means for the Eagles"
39 players. 39. That’s how many Eagles suffered an injury at some stage during the 2018 season. Not all of these were season-ending and not every player ended up on injured reserve…but many of them did. By the end of the season, 12 players were still listed on the team’s official Injured Reserve list. While […]Read more "What does the future hold for Eagles who ended their season on injured reserve?"
There were plenty of highs and lows in Sunday’s loss to the Cowboys, but one man who experienced the extremes of both of those words was cornerback Rasul Douglas. After a rollercoaster season, Douglas looked like he had tapped into a different mindset. In the last two weeks, he’s amassed 13 tackles, an interception and […]Read more "Forget that final play, Eagles CB Rasul Douglas is playing like a man possessed"
The Eagles have been ravaged by injury this season, that much is clear. Whether it’s the carryover of a taxing Super Bowl winning season that meant players like Alshon Jeffery and Carson Wentz would miss the opening portion of the year, or the venom injected deep into the veins of the team and took no […]Read more "What is it going to take for the Eagles to launch a medical staff investigation?"
The Eagles are riding a lifeline right now. The margin for error is smaller than ever, with one more loss likely ending an almighty comeback to take control of the NFC East. It’s been a rollercoaster season, but the last few weeks have inspired plenty of hope, especially defensively. There are still some large questions […]Read more "Rasul Douglas is on the road to redemption during Eagles’ greatest hour of need"
If we rewind to the end of July, you could argue that cornerback was one of the strongest areas of the Eagles roster. Stacked with both talent and depth, it seemed as though the team would finally have a sense of stability on the outside, allowing the pass-rush to feast. Ronald Darby and Jalen Mills […]Read more "Future of Eagles cornerback position could be decided by final seven games"