Sunday’s loss to the Patriots is bound to leave a sour taste in the mouth of fans, players, and coaches. The Eagles had every opportunity to win the game, but were unable to overcome the Patriots defense…or get out of their own way offensively. For the first time this season, the Defense was the unit […]Read more "Just as the Eagles defense steps up, the offense falls apart"
After seeing limited action to begin the season, the workload of TJ Edwards has increased substantially after the injury to Nigel Bradham and the release of now free-agent Zach Brown. After playing in only 2 snaps in weeks 1-5, Edwards played in 10, 21, 14, and 16 in weeks 6-9, respectively. Although still a rotational […]Read more "Eagles LB TJ Edwards continues to exceed expectations"
Bye weeks are fun…right? If, like me, you’re sat twiddling your thumbs and wondering what you’re going to do this Sunday without Eagles football to look forward to, here’s a list of five thoughts to ponder over the weekend. Carson Wentz is playing at an exceptional level Let’s not beat around the bush here. Carson […]Read more "Bye week blues: Five thoughts on the Eagles during their week off"
‘WHO?!’ That was probably the reaction by most fans who just a day before the NFL trade deadline, saw the Eagles trade a fourth-round pick for Browns DE Genard Avery. The price seemed high at first glance, but it didn’t take long to understand the intent. Just one game into his Eagles tenure, the early […]Read more "Genard Avery’s dream Eagles debut could be a sign of things to come"
It’s been a strange 12 months for Fletcher Cox. He had a career-season in 2018, amassing 10.5 sacks and was able to reach that milestone despite a total lack of depth around him. But in the playoff loss to New Orleans, he suffered a foot injury that required surgery and would keep him out the […]Read more "Eagles DT Fletcher Cox is heating up at the perfect time"
The Sky may not be falling down just yet in Philadelphia, but there’s a storm brewing. The same storm has been lurking in the distance for quite some time, blissfully ignored because of the sunshine in other areas. But today’s the day we have to at least acknowledge its existence. Every good coach/coordinator is stubborn. […]Read more "Pressure is beginning to build on Eagles DC Jim Schwartz, as it should"
It’s easy to look at a pass defense that ranks 29th in the NFL and begin pointing the finger as to why Philadelphia are now 1-2. But through a combination of offensive dysfunction and opposing adjustments, the Eagles kind of have their hands tied. ‘Disappointing’ would be an understatement. Through 3 weeks, the Eagles have […]Read more "Teams are figuring out how to beat the Eagles defense, but can Schwartz adapt?"
Defensive tackle was a prominent need from the moment the Eagles’ playoff run came to a close last year. Howie Roseman came to the rescue with the signing of Malik Jackson and the idea to bring back Timmy Jernigan, who arrived with an enormous chip on his shoulder, fuming that he lost out on that […]Read more "With DT depth sorely lacking, Eagles will turn to Hassan Ridgeway for help"
It’s been a while since the Eagles have had a sense of serenity in the secondary, but with week one of the 2019 season on the horizon, the team may have finally turned the corner. The Eagles ranked 25th in interceptions last year and the man leading the team in that category wasn’t just a […]Read more "Is an Eagles cornerback effort by committee on the cards for 2019?"
In a slightly surprising move, the Philadelphia Eagles are reportedly finalizing an agreement with former Dolphins defensive coordinator, Matt Burke. The role, according to ESPN’s Mike Reiss, would be ‘a top aide to Jim Schwartz’. So what does that mean, why is it important and why Matt? Here’s everything you need to know. The Resume […]Read more "Eagles are reportedly set to hire former Dolphins DC to aid Jim Schwartz…but why?"