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Posted on 22. Sep, 2011 by Brennen Dickerson.
In this week’s podcast, we open by reflecting on last week’s painful loss to the Atlanta Falcons. We look at the roller coaster of a game it was, looking at both the positives and negatives that occurred on both sides of the ball. Michael Vick suffered a concussion which has him questionable for this week’s [...]
Posted on 13. Sep, 2011 by Alec Beckman.
If I had heard that the Eagles beat the Rams by a score of 31-13, the immediate notion would be that the Eagles came out dominantly against the opposition. It sounds like it wasn’t even a game and that the Eagles’ flaws weren’t shown. For those who watched the game, you know that the Eagles [...]
Posted on 10. Sep, 2011 by Brennen Dickerson.
Pinch me. Seriously, pinch me. Football’s back? It seems like so long ago that we were all in panic mode over the CBA negotiations. Everyone was questioning if the season would start on time. Oh how the times have changed. Football. Is. Back. Every week, I’ll be giving you wonderful people a very long and [...]
Posted on 27. Aug, 2011 by Alec Beckman.
Thursday night’s domination by the Eagles over the Browns provided opportunities for many players attempting to make the roster. Who helped their cause to make the team and who hurt themselves? Who’s Up? Michael Vick: After a tremendously disappointing game against the Steelers, Vick improved against the Browns. He didn’t have the best throwing stats [...]
Posted on 25. Aug, 2011 by Alec Beckman.
In their third pre season contest, the Philadelphia Eagles will play against the Cleveland Browns at Lincoln Financial Field. The third pre season game means many things. For starters, it is the longest period they will play before the regular season. For the players that are on the bubble, they will be competing for about [...]
Posted on 25. Aug, 2011 by Mike Burke.
When Jim Washburn was brought in to take over the Eagles defensive line, we knew that we would see a different scheme. This scheme, the wide nine, has been implemented, and we’ve had some opportunities to see it live against both the Ravens and the Steelers. Simplistically, the idea of the wide nine is to [...]
Posted on 22. Aug, 2011 by Mike Burke.
One of the biggest takeaways from last week’s loss to the Steelers was the play of middle linebacker Casey Matthews. This was the first real opportunity we got to see him play after only being on the field for seven plays against the Ravens. There were a lot of questions surrounding Matthews heading into the [...]
Posted on 18. Aug, 2011 by Alec Beckman.
Tonight at eight o’ clock EST, the Philadelphia Eagles will play against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz field. The Eagles are coming into their second pre-season game, winning their first one by a score of 13-6 against the Baltimore Ravens. As the Eagles approach this match-up against the reigning AFC champions, there are a myriad [...]
Posted on 16. Aug, 2011 by Mike Burke.
Although there’s still about two weeks until the Eagles have to make their first set of cuts, there are still a number of players who need to show some improvement. This is true for a number of different reasons. There are a number of players who are expected to contribute for this team, but they [...]
Posted on 10. Aug, 2011 by Mike Burke.
I know it’s the preseason, but you have to be excited. If you’re not, there’s something wrong with you. Football is back, and we get our first chance to see all of the new Eagles take the field. It’s going to be exciting to see all the players on the field, but here are five [...]
Posted on 14. Jul, 2011 by Alec Beckman.
The current administration for Philadelphia has never really valued the position of linebacker. They haven’t had a real star at the position since Jeremiah Trotter. They haven’t even spent a first round pick on the position since 1979, when they took Jerry Robinson out of UCLA. While the Eagles have never invested much in the [...]
Posted on 17. May, 2011 by Mike Burke.
Last week, I took a look at how the offensive rookies should contribute in 2011. Today, it’s time to take a closer look at how the defensive players could make an impact next season. Coming into the draft, we knew the Eagles needed more help on defense than they did on offense. The offense had [...]
Posted on 04. May, 2011 by Mike Burke.
Whenever a new draft class comes in, you have to stop and reflect about how these guys will fit on the roster. What role will the immediately serve? If they are not a day one starter, at what point point should they be expected to crack the starting lineup? I’ve asked myself all of these [...]