It’s been a messy week for Sidney Jones. In fact, it’s been a messy year or two. But through all the flashes of hustle, strong looks in press-coverage, and occasional big play, there seem to be a flurry of mistakes, breakdowns in communication, and toastings. That tension boiled over this week. Doug Pederson ‘called out’ […]Read more "Eagles’ Sidney Jones experiment could be destined for a messy conclusion"
The Sky may not be falling down just yet in Philadelphia, but there’s a storm brewing. The same storm has been lurking in the distance for quite some time, blissfully ignored because of the sunshine in other areas. But today’s the day we have to at least acknowledge its existence. Every good coach/coordinator is stubborn. […]Read more "Pressure is beginning to build on Eagles DC Jim Schwartz, as it should"
A point of emphasis for improvement has been the cornerback position, dating back to the 2018 season when half of the defensive secondary was injured. One player remained a constant since his arrival into the NFL in 2017. That player is the former West Virginia Mountaineer himself, Rasul Douglas. Just about every season, I have […]Read more "It’s time for Eagles CB Rasul Douglas to rise up and steal the show"
After being signed on July 27th to battle in the heat of training camp and being cut on August 30th, the future seemed uncertain for Orlando Scandrick. But in putting in a monster debut for Eagles, Orlando Scandrick locked his spot on the team. After “sitting on his couch” for 4 weeks, he got the […]Read more "Orlando Scandrick’s dominant Eagles debut ensured he’s here to stay"
271.2. That’s how many passing yards the Eagles are giving up on average per game this season. It’s not pretty, but that’s been the case ever since the arrival of Jim Schwartz, But if the motto ‘bend, don’t break’ remains, there are two cornerbacks who have to embody that over the next month. The Eagles […]Read more "Upcoming road-stretch could carry heavy implications for future of Eagles secondary"
We all know the narrative. The Eagles are sorely lacking cornerback depth and there just so happens to be an elite talent in Jalen Ramsey being dangled gently above Howie Roseman’s grasp. A Jags win at the weekend didn’t tilt the asking price in favor of the Eagles, and neither did two new injuries in […]Read more "Five ‘bargain bin’ cornerbacks who could bolster Eagles secondary"
This game had it all. Extreme highs, worrying lows, and three Jordan Howard touchdowns. The Eagles marched into Wisconsin needing a win. Nothing else would suffice against an unbeaten Packers team…but that’s exactly what they did. FINALLY… Well, it took three games to make the move, but Jordan Howard was finally the man at the […]Read more "Instant analysis: Eagles overthrow Packers in Thursday Night Thriller"
The gloves are off, the bell has rung and the Eagles are back where they started for the last four years. The cornerback situation has yet to be resolved but this time around, accountability needs to be taken seriously. Ronald Darby suffered an ACL injury last year that seems to still be affecting him. Darby […]Read more "Injury bug leaves Eagles cornerbacks with a chance to earn long-term starting roles"
When it rains, it pours. Ronald Darby may have been torched by opposing receivers in the opening few weeks of the season, but he was their starting CB1. Now, it looks as though they’ll be without him for a few weeks. This is ultimately something that the Eagles should’ve been prepared for. Darby has missed […]Read more "Instant analysis: Eagles likely to be without starting CB for a few weeks"
Last week’s Sunday Night Football matchup against the Falcons was a rough one for the Eagles. The injury bug bit the team pretty hard, as Alshon Jeffery, Dallas Goedert, DeSean Jackson were all virtually held out of the entire contest with an injury. Additionally, Carson Wentz, Timmy Jernigan, Corey Clement, and Jason Kelce all took […]Read more "Is it time for the Eagles to rotate their cornerback committee?"