Analyzing Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster after final cuts

Now that almost everyone has cleared waivers and practice squads have been formed, it seems like the Eagles’ roster is essentially what it’s going to be going into Week 1. As always there were some surprises, but nothing earth-shattering or even that surprising other than the trade that sent Sam Bradford to the Vikings just a few days before the season started. Here I’ll break down each position group and what I thought about who … Continue reading

Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster predictions: Version 2.0

It’s been three months since I made my last Eagles roster prediction, so it’s about time I updated it. They’re more than halfway through the preseason with their fourth game coming up in a couple days. Here is a position-by-position breakdown of who I think will make the team and who won’t: Quarterback In: Sam Bradford, Chase Daniel, Carson Wentz Out: McLeod Bethel-Thompson This is the same at last time and it’ll always remain this way, … Continue reading

Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster prediction: Version 1.0

Predicting who is going to make an NFL team’s roster in May is stupid right? Of course it is. But that doesn’t mean it’s not fun. A whole lot is going to change between now and September when the Eagles take the field against the Browns in Week 1, but here’s my initial roster prediction based on what I think will happen: Quarterback In: Sam Bradford, Chase Daniel, Carson Wentz Out: McLeod Bethel-Thompson Even though … Continue reading

Analyzing Eagles’ trade to No. 2 overall: Was it worth it?

The Philadelphia Eagles moved up in the first round for the second time this offseason, trading with the Cleveland Browns to get the No. 2 overall pick in the draft. This nearly confirms they’ll be taking whichever quarterback, Carson Wentz or Jared Goff, that the Rams do not take. Was this trade worth it? In my opinion, not at all, but I’ve seen a lot of people make fair arguments as to how it could … Continue reading

Why the Eagles shouldn’t draft any running back in the first round

One of the most debated players among Eagles fans for who they should draft with the No. 8 pick is Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliot. I have had conflicted thoughts about this because, as I’ve mentioned before, I think Elliot is an extremely talented player. I think he could easily be the Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2016 and have multiple 1,000-yard rushing seasons, as well as make an impact through the air … Continue reading

Philadelphia Eagles 2015 Season Recap: Special Teams

This is part 4 in a four-part series. Parts 1, 2 and 3 can be found here, here and here, respectively. The Eagles boasted the number one special teams unit in the NFL in 2014, in large part thanks to Dave Fipp, their incredible special teams coach that the team grabbed from the Miami Dolphins in 2013, where he was equally successful. Last year they had seven touchdowns on special teams, an incredible number, and … Continue reading

Philadelphia Eagles 2015 Season Recap: Defense

This is part 3 of a four-part series. Parts 1 and 2 can be found here and here, respectively. Oh, how the Eagles defense was bad. It was so bad at times that below average teams were literally running and passing all over them. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had a 200-yard rusher and five passing touchdowns in the same game, which is just insane to consider. Their defense gave up 30+ points in five of … Continue reading

Philadelphia Eagles 2015 Season Recap: Offense

This is part 2 in a four-part series. Part one can be found here. The Eagles had such a prolific offense in 2013 and 2014 that it was very hard to swallow the disaster that appeared in front of fans for most of the 2015 season. It started with the very first drive when DeMarco Murray was blasted for multiple negative yard gains on zone stretch plays that were unsuccessful for almost 99% of the … Continue reading

Philadelphia Eagles 2015 Season Recap: Overall

This is part 1 in a four-part series. Nobody needs to tell you that the 2015 Eagles were a disappointment. That is utter and complete fact. The offense that once was tearing up defenses with no solution was left stagnant and inconsistent too often The defense continued to be a liability regardless of how long it was on the field. And the special teams, which was the best unit in the league in 2014, fell back … Continue reading

Philadelphia Eagles fired Chip Kelly prematurely

Jeffery Lurie really isn’t messing around anymore. The guy who let Andy Reid wallow around as the Eagles’ head coach and general manager for over a decade made headlines all over the nation when he decided to fire Chip Kelly from his position as the Eagles’ head coach and “general manager”. On a Tuesday night. Before Week 17. After the players had all gone home. The move was surprising to many, but mostly because of … Continue reading