Free agency has been kind to the Eagles secondary. Philadelphia finally has a lockdown cornerback in Darius Slay and today, it was reported that slot corner Nickell Robey-Coleman is signing a one-year deal with the team. Wonderful. There’s a common saying in life – ‘if it’s too good to be true, it usually is’. The […]Read more "Eagles have answered questions at cornerback but opened up even more"
The latest rumor to spin off the free agency mill is that the Eagles are shopping CB Rasul Douglas. This doesn’t come as a surprise given the amount of young talent they have in the secondary, partnered with the recent acquisition of Darius Slay. It’s not the first time that the West Virginia product has […]Read more "Three potential trades involving Eagles CB Rasul Douglas"
According to Pro Football Talk, the Philadelphia Eagles are shopping cornerback Rasul Douglas. This isn’t really all that surprising. Sul’ has sort of become the ‘odd one out’ of the Eagles cornerback corps. Every other corner on the roster is 6’0 or below and outside of Darius Slay, all have slot experience or are better […]Read more "Has Rasul Douglas become the Eagles’ odd-man-out at CB?"
The Eagles have some hefty decisions to make at cornerback this offseason and the clock is officially ticking. Free agency opens on March 18th and the dynamic in the secondary could flip on its head in a heartbeat. Should the Eagles embrace this drastic change, or try to retain as many assets as they can? […]Read more "Is it time for the Eagles to hit the reset button at cornerback?"
This offseason promises to be a rollercoaster like no other. With a flurry of free agency decisions and salivating draft class ahead, it’s easy to forget about the possibility of trades. The Eagles are likely going to be buyers if it comes to trading this offseason, but who on their roster could be used to […]Read more "Who are the Eagles’ most viable trade assets this offseason?"
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"