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Ever since the Eagles moved up in the 2012 NFL Draft to snag Fletcher Cox, he has been touted as the cornerstone that the defense will be built around. In a stellar rookie season where he recorded 5.5 sacks and a forced fumble, Cox did not disappoint.
The only question is, “how good can he become?” Chip Kelly has said that he already sees him as one of the best interior defenders in the whole league, and he’s just getting started.
In an offseason full of change, the defensive line was rebuilt from the ground up. Cullen Jenkins and Mike Patterson are gone, while Trent Cole and Brandon Graham are transitioning into 3-4 outside linebackers.
Though the Eagles acquired 330 pound Isaac Sopoaga in free agency to man the middle, 2012 holdovers Fletcher Cox and Cedric Thornton are expected to fill out the line as the starting defensive ends.
While Fletcher Cox will most likely be the greatest point of production along the defensive line in 2013, it will not be without the help of his teammat...
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Here’s a nice little GIF (via @8bitSports) that shows just how tough it can be to track and bring down Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy. In their Thursday win against the Carolina Panthers, McCoy managed to evade at least 5 defenders on this 21-yard run.
Coming off his best performance in the preseason, quarterback Michael Vick still won't allow himself the luxury of relaxing. One can suspect that deep down inside the competitor wanted the QB situation settled way before now, but it says something about the 33-year-old Vick's maturity.
The Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback job is Michael Vick's to lose.
Philly.com's Jimmy Kempski tweeted Saturday that the veteran passer took the lion's share of first-team reps in Saturday's practice with Nick Foles settling in with the second unit.
As SiriusXM NFL Radio's Adam Caplan notes it's the first time we've seen such a clear distinction...
Eagles beat writer Jimmy Kempski reports that quarterback Michael Vick took almost all the first team reps on Saturday.Fantasy Spin:Vick is just the best fit for Chip Kelly's offense. On Thursday he was better at getting the ball downfield than Nick Foles or Matt Barkley and he's certainly better in the read option portion of the offense. It didn't hurt that Vick went...
Tim Tebow does not play for the Philadelphia Eagles. He never has and he probably never will, but you know how fans can be. Or should I say, you know how Tebowmaniacs can be. Tebowmania has quieted down a bit since his failed season with the New York Jets, but his dedicated fans remain as […]
I'm enjoying the prolonged honeymoon period of the Chip Kelly era far more than I thought I would. This little weekend lull after a Thursday night PS game is a good time to reflect on progress made so far.
Maybe it's because the weather outside today is quite lovely in the Delaware Valley (apologies to our fans in Idaho right now, who are really up against it with huge...
These players stocks have changed lately for better or worse for the 2013 NFL fantasy football season:
Michael Vick (QB PHI) 83% owned in Yahoo! leagues
Vick looked sharp in the preseason opener last week. The preseason doesn't mean much, but for Vick it does. He is battling for the starting quarterback position in Philadelphia and it looks like it's his job...
A month into training camp and excitement within the Eagles organization is at an all-time high, maybe it's because they finally know who they want leading their team?Here's the Eagles' Week 4 Training Camp Report:1. Eagles Sign Ex-Oregon Duck, WR Jeff Maehl While Chip Kelly did bring in another player he had a hand in coaching, I wouldn't expect Maehl to make the...
Eagles 14, Panthers 9, Thursday, August 15, 2013
The offense can put up points, regardless of who’s playing.
Nick Foles starts every game with a #smh Keystone Kops type flub (Week 1: strip sack. Week 2: throwing a pick in the endzone. I shudder to think what will happen next week). Fortunately, he seems able to shake it off.
The very mention of “special teams”...
The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Sunday’s quick hits:
1. Geoff Mosher gives his 5 good/bad standouts from Thursday’s preseason game.
2. Both, Jason Peters and Bryce Brown returned to the practice field on Saturday.
3. Eagles signed defensive...
The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Saturday’s quick hits:
1. Eagles defense may finally be adjusting to Chip Kelly’s new defensive scheme.
2. All eyes were on Vick and Foles during the first half of Thursday’s preseason game, but Matt Barkley...