One of the more intriguing battles this offseason will be the one at left tackle. The world was able to see what the organization has in Jordan Mailata last year after Andre Dillard injured his bicep during training camp. With a new coaching staff trying to construct the best possible starting lineup, it’ll be interesting […]Read more "Eagles Training Camp Battles: Jordan Mailata vs Andre Dillard"
A little over six months ago, life was relatively simple along the Eagles’ offensive line. Andre Dillard was poised to finally take over from Jason Peters and former seventh-round pick Jordan Mailata was being groomed as a backup. Then the summer happened. Dillard suffered a season-ending bicep injury during camp having spent most of it […]Read more "Jordan Mailata continues to force himself into Eagles starting LT conversation"
The Eagles are going through growing pains this season, but no position group is hurting more than the offensive line. Carson Wentz has been sacked 5+ times in back to back weeks. The last time that happened to an Eagles quarterback was over 15 years ago. He’s also on pace to be sacked the 4th […]Read more "It’s not all doom and gloom when it comes to the Eagles offensive line"
It feels like an eternity ago that the Eagles took a flyer on 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 later, the experiment seemed to […]Read more "The next chapter of the Jordan Mailata experiment is off to a strong start"
The Eagles find themselves in an odd situation. The injury to Andre Dillard has forced the team to shuffle the deck when it comes to who’s playing where and how effective they can really be. The team has a lot of talent on the offensive line, but depth is questionable. The good news is, a […]Read more "How new practice squad rules will help the Eagles offensive line in 2020"
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?"
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"