On Saturday night, the world received news that I would never have expected to receive. Being the huge football fan I am, it blew me away to read that Andrew Luck was retiring at the age of 29. A talent that once sat on top of the NFL before he was broken down by injuries. […]Read more "How Andrew Luck’s retirement reflects on Eagles’ mission to protect Carson Wentz"
Coming into training camp, one position group was considered to be a cause of concern due to the departure of Michael Bennet and Chris Long. Bennet was traded to the New England Patriots along with a 2020 seventh-round pick for a 2020 fifth-round pick. The trade wasn’t so surprising with all the rumors of him […]Read more "After a strong offseason, Josh Sweat looks ready to step up in Eagles hour of need"
Preseason is always an exciting period of the offseason. Not only is the 16-week grind of a regular season on the horizon, but hundreds of players littered around 32 NFL teams are vying to do everything they can to be a part of it. One of those players just so happened to be former CFL […]Read more "Eagles WR Marken Michel is ready to steal the show after huge preseason touchdown"
We’re just one day away from the Eagles preseason opener and it’s time to start printing out depth charts and circling players to watch. Here are five under-the-radar players who are worth keeping a firm eye on tomorrow night against the Titans. CB Rasul Douglas The man who led the Eagles in interceptions last year […]Read more "Five players to watch in Eagles preseason opener vs Titans"
The Eagles announced on Friday evening that they have claimed former Niners cornerback Alex Brown off the waiver wire. While this may seem like a minor move, it could hold some extra weight given today’s main talking points. Brown went undrafted out of South Carolina State and caught on with San Francisco after trying out […]Read more "Eagles sign CB off waivers, what does this mean for Cre’Von LeBlanc?"
After the Eagles shook the foundations of the NFL by trading a fourth-round draft pick to the Dolphins in exchange for British running back Jay Ajayi, expectations for the backfield changed. The Birds’ are riding a seven-game streak where they have amassed 100+ rushing yards, an impressive feat for any team in the NFL. With […]Read more "Although he may not play on Sunday, Jay Ajayi is the missing piece in Eagles backfield puzzle"
The Eagles may just be one of the best teams in the NFL right now. Leading the NFC through countless categories thanks to the emergence of sophomore quarterback Carson Wentz, a lethal offense and terrifying Defense, the Birds’ have done nothing but prove people wrong this season. Last week saw Pederson’s army march on Carolina […]Read more "After overcoming trials of a short week, Eagles now face the inverse as a divisional showdown looms"
Power Rankings after Week 2: 1. Kansas City Chiefs (2-0) 2. Atlanta Falcons (2-0) 3. New England Patriots (1-1) 4. Oakland Raiders (2-0) 5. Green Bay Packers (1-1) 6. Pittsburgh Steelers (2-0) 7. Denver Broncos (2-0) 8. Carolina Panthers (2-0) 9. Detroit Lions (2-0) 10. Minnesota Vikings (1-1) 11. Baltimore Ravens (2-0) 12. Dallas Cowboys […]Read more "Nick’s NFL Power Rankings entering Week 3: Eagles fall after tough loss in Kansas City"
After each week’s slate of games are completed, I’ll give you my updated NFL Power Rankings, and starting next week, note the changes in positions. Following the rankings will be a few notes of interesting tidbits that occurred during the week of action. Power Rankings after Week 1: 1. Kansas City Chiefs (1-0) 2. Green […]Read more "Nick’s NFL Power Rankings and week 1 wrap-up: Where do Eagles stand?"
Are you ready for some football? I know you are, in fact, anxiously counting down the minutes until that blissful event known as Week One arrives, and the games are for real. My question was rhetorical in nature. I just like quoting Hank Williams Jr from time to time, you see. But seriously, folks… With […]Read more "2017 NFL Predictions from the Sports Soothsayer: Tough schedule haunts Eagles"