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Just like every other team in the NFL, the Philadelphia Eagles will enter the 2012 season with their own set of question marks.
Some of their problems are a carryover from last year, while other issues have newly arisen.
Regardless of where they came from, or when they formulated, they must be addressed.
Here are 10 issues that the Eagles will face and an explanation as to why the team will survive.
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Not only did the Philadelphia Eagles enter last season with new starters at four different positions along the offensive line, but were also bringing in a new offensive line coach as well.
What began as a huge concern for the team, eventually turned out to become a tremendous asset.
Although they started the season a bit shaky, Howard Mudd’s unit developed chemistry once Danny Watkins found himself in the starting lineup and finished the season ranked as Pro Football Focus’ second-best line.
It’s true that Jason Pe...
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The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Monday that they had come to terms on a 4-year deal with rookie QB Nick Foles.
Foles was selected by the Birds in the 3rd round of the draft (88th overall selection) from the University of Arizona, where he was the all-time leading passer in terms of yards (10,011), touchdowns (67), attempts (1,369) and completions (933)
The rookie will compete...
Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham hasn’t seen much time on the playing field since being drafted in the first round by the Birds in 2010, but he’s been talked about often. And he has heard all of the criticism.
The talk of him being a bust with just 3 sacks thus far in his NFL career. The comparisons made to New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul, drafted 2 places...
Since the completion of the 2012 NFL Draft and spring rookie workouts, we’ve heard a lot of buzz about how the new acquisitions look, sound, feel, and possibly even smell. But let’s take a deeper glance into the new class of rookies. Let us go beyond Andrew Luck, past Robert Griffin III, around Trent Richardson, and
How we let this one slip by is mind boggling. Of course the Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders were in the Bahamas earlier this month to shoot the team’s bikini calendar. Guess we were busy staring at Cowboys cheerleader asses. Anyway, this one looks like your normal shoot. Sand, water, chicks with giant boobs, surf, sun, blah, blah, blah.
Sorry, ladies, it’s going to take a better...
Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham told the media on Tuesday that he’s a “bust,” and the criticism that he’s received has motivated him to prove people wrong.
At least Graham isn’t in denial that he’s completely under achieved after being drafted in the first round of the 2010 draft.
The 24 year-old Graham only played in three games this past...
LeSean McCoy had a career high 321 touches in 2011 (273 carries, 48 catches), up from 285 in 2010 (207 carries, 78 catches). As he is a smaller running back, there was some talk that the Eagles could cut his touches this season, according to Head Coach Andy Reid. This made some sense. The Eagles have been talking up backup Dion Lewis this offseason and added two rookie backs that...
Since the Eagles drafted him with the 13th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, defensive end Brandon Graham has been hampered by injuries. If you consider 16 tackles and three sacks in two seasons contributing, I guess you could argue that he has been an asset for the Eagles. Otherwise, he has been a major disappointment. Fortunately for Eagles fans, Graham seems to embrace being...
Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson isn't focused on the kind of improvement most players are in the typical NFL offseason program. Signed to a five-year contract extension in March, Jackson won't have to deal with the distractions he faced a year ago when he held out of training camp in a contract standoff with the Eagles. In fact, the newly minted receiver wants to reciprocate...
The Eagles took Brandon Graham 13th overall in the 2010 NFL Draft, a pick that has been widely criticized since, especially since the divisional rival New York Giants selected Jason Pierre-Paul 2 picks later. However, Graham’s struggles so far have not exactly been the Eagles’ fault or anything they could have foreseen. Graham has had a lot of issues with injuries in his first...
Vince Young, Ronnie Brown and Steve Smith are gone.
Indeed, the Dream Team is now simply the 2012 Philadelphia Eagles.
Coming off a disappointing 8-8 season, the Eagles reconvened as a full team Tuesday for the first time since missing the playoffs last year. It was a season that was defined when Young deemed the Eagles a ''Dream Team'' in training camp after the...
Yes, I know it's only May 24, 2012, but the good feelings coming out of Eagles voluntary OTA's in Philly yesterday have got me juiced up for the prospects of a great season ahead...Kurt "Killer" Coleman was loving it... he's still projected as #1 strong safety for the Eagles and had a solid workout for the Birds yesterday... And as Kurt himself pointed out,...
Philadelphia Eagles all pro running back LeSean “Shady” McCoy will be having plenty of happy days to celebrate besides Mother’s Day after inking a a five-year extension worth $45 million with $20.765 million guaranteed.
After posting 1,309 yards rushing and 17 rushing touchdowns Shady has placed in himself in the best back in the league conversation.