The Eagles secondary has been dire this season and while a lot of it can be acclimated to schematic deficiencies, there’s also been a deafening cry for help. It’s not quite Jalen Ramsey, but there will be one Jalen suiting up for the team on Sunday. Mills has been out of action since week 8 […]Read more "Instant analysis: Eagles activate Jalen Mills from PUP list ahead of week 7"
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"
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"
It’s easy to look at a pass defense that ranks 29th in the NFL and begin pointing the finger as to why Philadelphia are now 1-2. But through a combination of offensive dysfunction and opposing adjustments, the Eagles kind of have their hands tied. ‘Disappointing’ would be an understatement. Through 3 weeks, the Eagles have […]Read more "Teams are figuring out how to beat the Eagles defense, but can Schwartz adapt?"
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?"
It’s been a while since the Eagles have had a sense of serenity in the secondary, but with week one of the 2019 season on the horizon, the team may have finally turned the corner. The Eagles ranked 25th in interceptions last year and the man leading the team in that category wasn’t just a […]Read more "Is an Eagles cornerback effort by committee on the cards for 2019?"
Going into the third week of the NFL preseason, some specific storylines were glaring when looking over the Philadelphia Eagles roster. From Josh McCown’s return to football, to the RB4 battle and ‘secondary squabble’, there was plenty to keep an eye on. It is a shame that the lightning cut the game short on Thursday […]Read more "Taking stock of key positions on the Eagles roster after preseason week 3"
The Eagles and Ravens held their second and final joint practice ahead of Thursday’s preseason clash. Here are five things we learned! #CB1 It looks as though the race for CB1 honors may be coming to a close. Ronald Darby participated in 11-on-11 action against the Ravens offense and held his own. There was little […]Read more "Five things we learned in Eagles vs Ravens joint practice"
In 2018, the Philadelphia Eagles secondary went through more than its fair share of growing pains. After Rodney McLeod’s season-ending injury in week 3, what followed was a string of setbacks, forcing the Eagles to dig deep into their talent pool. At one point, every single starter in the secondary with the exception of Malcolm […]Read more "The Eagles secondary is better than advertised going into Training Camp"