After a really impressive training camp, Kamu Grugier-Hill looked set to finally take the next step in his career and start for the Eagles. A grade 3 MCL sprain in his knee derailed that plan. However, after missing three games, he looks set to return against Green Bay on Thursday. After practice yesterday, he was […]Read more "Eagles could face linebacker limbo ahead of TNF clash with Packers"
Who could forget the story of the 2018 season in Philadelphia? A decimated secondary, the rise of underdogs, and another playoff upset. The Eagles went on a late surge, sending shockwaves through the NFL and did so without a single starting member of their secondary. You could say that after breakouts from Rasul Douglas and […]Read more "With Eagles turning to ‘the next man up’, is Nate Gerry primed for a breakout?"
It’s been years since the Eagles have had a big change to their linebacking corps. Other than showing a disgruntled Mychal Kendricks the door, the core group has remained the same since Nigel Bradham flew in from Buffalo back in 2016. Its led some to believe the position has been seemingly undervalued by the front […]Read more "Taking stock of the Eagles’ linebacking limbo"
The Eagles made their first signing of 2019 yesterday and it wasn’t one that many people expected. 28-year old linebacker Paul Worrilow signed a one-year extension with the team following a 2018 season that never was. But what does this mean for the positional group moving forward? Worrilow signed a prove-it contract last offseason after […]Read more "How does the re-signing of Paul Worrilow impact the Eagles offseason?"
Just as things were looking up for the injury stricken Super Bowl champions, another Tornado of bad news rips through the City. According to numerous reports, Eagles Safety Rodney McLeod is out for the season after suffering a torn MCL in week 3’s win over the Colts. Losing any player to a season-ending injury is […]Read more "Can the Eagles defense survive without Rodney McLeod?"
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?"
The Eagles shockingly parted ways with Mychal Kendricks today in a move that while many would deem ‘a long time coming’ still found a way to splinter a very stable offseason. Within the space of 24 hours, the Eagles lost Paul Worrilow to a torn ACL and parted ways with a resurgent six-year starter. But […]Read more "Do the Eagles need to go out of their way to find a replacement for Mychal Kendricks?"
Round 1: Derek Barnett After cementing his legacy at Tennessee by surpassing Reggie White’s sack record, expectations were high for Derek Barnett in his rookie season. Although he played a rotational role, it’s safe to say he surpassed them. Amassing 5 sacks, 21 tackles, 1 FF and 2 recoveries, Barnett was a wrecking ball on the […]Read more "The best draft class since 2012? Looking back at how Eagles rookies performed in Super Bowl winning season"
It’s been a rollercoaster season for the Philadelphia Eagles and their #1 ranked rushing defense. A fairytale that has had the highest of highs and the lowest of lows still has a long way before a happy ending ends the book…and the next challenge comes in the way of Dallas. But as the Eagles prepare […]Read more "Eagles rookies are primed to steal the show and raise the bar on defense in week 17"
The Eagles enter an interesting predicament ahead of week 17. Do they rest starters? Can they afford to? There is a long road to the Super Bowl that will run through the City of Brotherly Love and if the Birds do rest starters in order to be suitably prepared, it opens the doors for some […]Read more "Five underdogs who could see significant playing time in week 17 for the Eagles"