Eagles cap situation is fixable, but they’ll need to make tough decisions

One of the most interesting parts of the offseason is watching Eagles general manager Howie Roseman figure out a way to work around the rules of the NFL salary cap to build a roster of 53 players. Now that the Super Bowl is over, teams will begin to make moves to clear salary cap space to prepare for free agency. The Eagles are going to have to make a few moves to get under the … Continue reading

Final 2018 Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster prediction

The preseason has finally come to an end. Man, those last two games were painful. Luckily, talking about who will make the 53-man roster is much more fun. Here’s my final prediction for the Eagles main roster ahead of Saturday’s 4 p.m. deadline to cut down to 53 players. If you’d like to compare, my roster prediction from August 22 can be viewed here. Quarterback In: Carson Wentz, Nick Foles, Nate Sudfeld Out: Joe Callahan … Continue reading

Predicting the 2018 Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster—Version 1

What better way to celebrate my return to the world of Philadelphia Eagles blogging with a 53-man roster prediction? It’s been since 2016 that I did a roster prediction, and it’s definitely one of the most fun things to do as a fan/writer. Alright, whenever I read these articles I skip right over the introduction, so I’m just going to jump into the predictions. Quarterback In: Carson Wentz, Nick Foles, Nate Sudfeld Out: Joe Callahan, … 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

An early prediction of the Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster

Obviously it’s way too early to know exactly who’s going to make the Eagles 53-man roster, but it’s fun to predict and debate, so I’m making my own prediction as to who I think is going to make it. I will break it down by position and list each guy who makes it and who is left out, as well as explanations for each position group. Here’s what I came up with: Quarterback Keep: Sam … Continue reading

Philadelphia Eagles minicamp recap: What we learned

Now that the Eagles have finished their three-day minicamp, they get six weeks off before training camp starts on August 2. It wasn’t exactly a grueling trio of practices, but it was enough to get a good look at what some of the players can bring to the table. Since the practices were without pads, it’s obviously still limited what can be seen, but many players received positive endorsements from both Chip Kelly and teammates, … Continue reading

Marcus Smith, Andrew Gardner, Jerome Couplin getting first team reps in Eagles minicamp

Today was the first day of Eagles mandatory minicamp, and the biggest news is that Evan Mathis is not there since he’s been released. But moving past that, as expected, some new faces were seen with the first team in various drills, suggesting that Chip Kelly is willing to mix it up to allow people to compete. The three names that stood out among those getting snaps with the first team with Marcus Smith, Andrew … Continue reading

Links of the Week: Thornton signs tender, Browns don’t want Bradford anymore, and more

Just a couple more weeks of “nothing is actually going to happen until the NFL Draft.” Until then, we’re still getting updates on many players from the roster, including an interesting one from ILB DeMeco Ryans and his rehab, as well as an update on the Browns’ interest in Sam Bradford. Here are some links from around web: 1. Eagles trade rumors: Browns now longer interested in Sam Bradford By Brandon Lee Gowten, via Bleeding … Continue reading

Links of the week: Updates on prospects the Eagles are looking at, their RFAs and more

The two things heating up are draft discussions and the relationship of former Eagles RB LeSean McCoy. While there is a large group of players the Eagles could end up drafting, it’s impossible to completely rule out the possibility that they end up trading up for Marcus Mariota. Some sources say they’ll definitely try while some say there’s no way it’ll happen. On the other hot topic, there are now rumors that McCoy threatened to … Continue reading