Tee Higgins, Henry Ruggs III, insert receiver here, a top corner; rinse and repeat. So has been the story for early Eagles mock drafts in 2020. The same lines of thinking are likely to be repeated up until Philadelphia is on the clock in late April. It makes sense, after all, the Birds have an […]Read more "Will this finally be the year that the Eagles draft an LB in the early rounds?"
The Eagles met with 14 players at this past weekend’s East-West Shrine game and while not all of them were standouts, there are a few on the list that are suitable draft candidates for the birds. Before we get to meeting those players, let’s examine the positional breakdown of their meetings. CB John Reid | […]Read more "The skinny on 14 players who met with Eagles at East-West Shrine Game"
With the off-season acquisition of Paul Worrilow and Corey Nelson and following the loss of Mychal Kendricks, there was much speculation as to who would fill the WILL linebacker spot. That question may have been answered heading into the first game of the season, and it may not be the answer most expected. After Worrilow […]Read more "Could Eagles linebacker Nate Gerry be this years breakout star that nobody anticipated?"
In this instalment of Know your Eagles Enemy, were keeping with the defensive side of the ball. Over the span of this week, well get to the bottom of the Dallas defence and try to figure out if theyre legit or a liability. Today we’re taking a look into the linebacking group in the lone […]Read more "Know your Eagles Enemy: What is the Limit for the Cowboys’ Linebacking Corps?"
2019 4 star DE/LB Brandon Smith is one of the most gifted defensive players in his class. He plays for Louisa County high school in Mineral, Virginia. Smith plays with an edge and hits with power. He currently ranked no.2 in the state of Virginia, no.6 among defensive ends, and the no.79th player in 2019. […]Read more "2019 4 star Penn State target Brandon Smith talks Latest PSU visit and more"
The penultimate article in our eight part OTA preview series examines a position of strength for the Eagles, but also one of little depth. The two Linebacker starting roles that are cemented belong to the tandem of Nigel Bradham and Jordan Hicks, but beyond that..it’s anyone’s guess. With a Safety moving down into the box, […]Read more "The ultimate Eagles OTA preview part 7: Linebacker edition"
As the NFL Draft draws nearer and nearer, the excitement surrounding who the Eagles will take in the first round continues to build. The Birds are in a position to potentially take the best player available in a class that is absolutely loaded with talent. Could it be a cornerback taken at number 14, or […]Read more "Drafting a linebacker early makes sense for the Eagles..but are they leaning that way?"
Sunday sees Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints come to town for week 5 of the NFL season and with both teams having wobbly starts to the year, anything other than a win is unacceptable for both parties. But both teams have endured similar fates so far. Both teams started the season on a 1-3 […]Read more "Are the Eagles facing a mirror version of themselves this weekend?"
Pre-Season has officially gotten underway and we are now just days from seeing the Eagles run out into Lincoln Financial Field to face the Indianapolis Colts for their first of four games. There are so many potential stories surrounding the birds and it took us a while to narrow it down to just five. So […]Read more "Five Things: Colts vs Eagles"
Our next article in this series that puts the spotlight on the newest birds to fly into the Eagles Nest will focus on perhaps the most surprising and least popular pick by the Eagles. When the Eagles selected Jordan Hicks, it definitely raised a few concerns amongst analysts and fans alike. Why would Chip Kelly select […]Read more "Inside the Nest: Jordan Hicks"