I want to cast your mind back to 2016. The Philadelphia Eagles were facing the Detroit Lions in a game where Matt Stafford and his offense jumped out to a 14 point lead and starting linebacker Nigel Bradham was nowhere to seen. Bradham was inserted into the game during the second half and stayed there […]Read more "The Eagles need to start valuing the linebacker position before it’s too late"
The Eagles cut LB Zach Brown yesterday in a slightly surprising move. The former Redskins LB ranked third in team tackles through six weeks but the comments about Kirk Cousins prior to the loss to Minnesota may have been the straw that broke a controversial Camel’s back. The Eagles had a spare roster spot so […]Read more "Instant analysis: Eagles promote preseason standout to active roster"
The Eagles made a slightly surprising move yesterday in releasing LB Zach Brown. The 29-year old notably took shots at Kirk Cousins just days before being completely embarrassed by Minnesota’s ‘weak link’. His contract was only worth $1.5M, so it’s no big loss if the Eagles feel comfortable fielding other linebackers in his place who […]Read more "Which Eagles LB’s will step up to fill Zach Brown’s shoes?"
In one of the more surprising moves in recent memory, the Eagles are reportedly set to move on from LB Zach Brown, just six games into his career as an Eagle. This, of course, comes just one day after a 38-20 thumping from the Vikings. A game where Brown went out of his way to […]Read more "Instant analysis: Eagles release LB Zach Brown"
After a dominant performance against a struggling Jets team, one in which the Eagles had more sacks (10) than their opponent had points (6), there is a new-found belief in the Philly defense. Getting off to a slow start, often allowing teams to jump out to early leads, the defense has since buckled down and […]Read more "How the Eagles defense can slow down Dalvin Cook"
After a really impressive training camp, Kamu Grugier-Hill looked set to finally take the next step in his career and start for the Eagles. A grade 3 MCL sprain in his knee derailed that plan. However, after missing three games, he looks set to return against Green Bay on Thursday. After practice yesterday, he was […]Read more "Eagles could face linebacker limbo ahead of TNF clash with Packers"
It’s been years since the Eagles have had a big change to their linebacking corps. Other than showing a disgruntled Mychal Kendricks the door, the core group has remained the same since Nigel Bradham flew in from Buffalo back in 2016. Its led some to believe the position has been seemingly undervalued by the front […]Read more "Taking stock of the Eagles’ linebacking limbo"
It is hard not to be impressed with what the Philadelphia Eagles have accomplished this spring. Beginning with a roster with very few holes and a less-than-stellar cap situation, the Eagles are among the teams that improved the most this offseason. Whether by resigning hometown favorites, bringing back some familiar faces, adding some exciting free […]Read more "What was the Eagles’ biggest offseason move?"
There aren’t many times in recent memory that so many linebackers at the height of their careers have hit the free agent market. CJ Mosley and Anthony Barr highlighted the unusually deep class and were some of the first names to sign the dotted line. Eagles fans, knowing their team could use some help shoring […]Read more "Zach Brown signing injects ‘nasty’ back into the Eagles defense"
#HowieSZN has been quite the ride this offseason, hasn’t it? Here’s a little refresher of the moves that have happened since free agency began: Re-signed defensive end Brandon Graham Signed defensive tackle Malik Jackson Traded for wide receiver DeSean Jackson Signed linebacker L.J. Fort Re-signed cornerback Ronald Darby Signed safety Andrew Sendejo Signed defensive end […]Read more "One last Eagles free agency move could be the key to an elite defense"