Avonte Maddox is the last cornerback remaining of drafts past and for a pretty big reason. From the trio involving Rasul Douglas and Sidney Jones, Avonte was the only one who flashed his potential consistently in his rookie season and beyond. He showed the ability to be a positionless player in a defense that demanded […]Read more "Avonte Maddox could face an uphill battle going into his contract year"
Time is ticking for the Philadelphia Eagles. The new league year begins on Wednesday at 4 PM EST and there’s a big decision that the team has to make before the bell rings. Derek Barnett is currently set to make $10.8M after the Eagles picked up his fifth-year option. That money becomes fully guaranteed when […]Read more "Eagles are running out of time to decide what Derek Barnett’s future holds"
According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Philadelphia Eagles have opted to let punter Cameron Johnston walk into free agency. On the surface, this doesn’t sound like a decision of suffocating implications, but it absolutely could be. Cameron Johnston ranked inside the top 15 of just about every metric possible in 2019, with his average of […]Read more "Eagles are making a big mistake in refusing to tender Cameron Johnston"
J.J Arcega-Whiteside hasn’t exactly had the greatest of starts to his NFL career. His rookie year was dismal and his 2020 season highlight was making a key block on a Miles Sanders touchdown. It just so happens that Nick Sirianni craves that quality in his receivers. Mr. Whiteside At this point, most people have given […]Read more "Nick Sirianni might be able to save the career of J.J Arcega-Whiteside"
After a report earlier this week from Matt Barrows of The Athletic cited that both the Eagles and Jets were hot on the heels of Niners assistant special teams coach Michael Clay, Howie pipped his old running-mate to the post. The Eagles snuck the nugget of information into their post-presser recap, dissecting the opening remarks […]Read more "Instant analysis: Eagles confirm the hiring of new special teams coach"
According to a report from Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Duce Staley won’t be the only Eagles Coach moving to the Motor City. Special teams coach Dave Fipp is following suit. Fipp originally joined the Eagles in 2013 and has withstood every second of turbulence since. His unit grew into one of the […]Read more "Eagles special teams coach Dave Fipp follows Duce Staley to Detroit"
On Friday afternoon, the Eagles announced that CB Kevon Seymour had been signed to a futures contract. This may seem like a fairly standard move, with the Seymour previously set to enter free agency, but it could also be one that pays large dividends. The Eagles have an emerging track record of finding cornerbacking talent […]Read more "Newly-signed Eagles CB Kevon Seymour could be a diamond in the rough"
The Eagles have a plethora of questions that they need to answer this offseason, concerning everything from coaching staff structure to the future of their kicker. Here are five of the most prominent ahead of what promises to be a transformative few months. Who will quarterback the Eagles in 2021? This is probably the most […]Read more "Five questions the Eagles need to answer this offseason"
The Eagles released their first injury report of the week today and it was unsurprisingly concerning to read. Josh Sweat’s injury will be costly, seeing Fletcher Cox missing practice is never a good sign, and depth in the secondary looks light once again. The hardest hit of all may well come on special teams. Cameron […]Read more "Losing Cameron Johnston will hurt the Eagles more than you might think"
It seems to happen every year. The Philadelphia Eagles run themselves into the ground, injuries rip through the team, and a new hero emerges from the unlikeliest of places…usually the practice squad. From Boston Scott and Cre’Von LeBlanc, to Alex Singleton and T.J Edwards, the Eagles have a habit of finding diamonds in the rough. […]Read more "The Eagles may have found their next hidden gem at cornerback"