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Ever since the Eagles defense was picked apart by Phillip Rivers and the Chargers offense, many fans have been wondering why Billy Davis is not making more in game adjustments. With guys like Earl Wolff still learning on the job, it is key for Davis to be able to see how players are reacting to different looks and make adjustments on the fly.
Sometimes a team will come out and give you completely different looks from what they have shown on tape the rest of the season. No matter how much studying happened during the week, you must be able to adjust on gameday.
The defense knew all week that they would have their hands full with the Broncos’ plethora of receiving weapons. There is no question that Wes Welker was going to be a nightmare to contain, and we saw a great example of this early on.
On the Broncos’ first play from scrimmage, Earl Wolff is being tested right away. Cary Williams is responsible for whichever man goes outside, and Boykin is sitting in an underneath zone. Who do...
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One of the elements Eagles head coach Chip Kelly focuses on most is sports science and so far it has paid off for his team.
Beyond the high octane offense the most discussed facet of Chip Kelly's hiring as Philadelphia Eagles head coach was the sports science aspects he was bringing to the NFL.
Through four games, it appears that the custom blended smoothies, sleep monitors...
Chip Kelly said defensive lineman Cedric Thornton is playing the best defense for the Eagles so far this season. Image Courtesy: Zimbio.com
On a defense that is ranked 32nd in the National Football League, it's difficult to find silver linings.
However, the team's dismal performance through the first quarter of the season did not stop head coach Chip Kelly from pointing...
Michael Vick has been inconsistent in the last three weeks and due to the overall struggles of the offense, it may be time for Chip Kelly to consider pulling the plug on the Michael Vick Experience.
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur and Michael Vick's teammates will sign a familiar chorus when asked about the team's offensive struggles...
Michael Vick, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady and Drew Brees have all had their fair share of injuries. In the 2006-2007 season, Drew Brees tore his labrum in his throwing shoulder, which would ultimately result in his departure from San Diego. In the 2008-2009 season, just one year after nearly having an undefeated season, Tom Brady tore his ACL in the first game of the season. Peyton...
The Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants have always been the cream-of the-crop in the NFC East. This year they have gotten off to bad starts, but could a rivalry aid the ailing Eagles, Giants?
The Eagles (1-3) are coming off a blowout loss in which Peyton Manning dominated defensive coordinator Billy Davis,corner Mychal Kendricks, and the defense as a whole. The Eli Manning...
There have only been 7 people all time to rush for 2000 yards. Those players have all had pretty tremendous careers, but my question is Can Shady hit 2k? Right now after 4 games, LeSean McCoy has 76 rushing attempts for 468 yards. If you figure that out for 16 games, McCoy would fall short […]
Last week: 23
The Eagles have still really only looked good in that one half against an awful Washington defense. They looked competitive with the Broncos early on, but were kicking field goals instead of scoring touchdowns in the first half, which is not how you beat the Broncos. Down big in the 2nd half, they couldn’t do anything to keep it close. It’s not Chip...
This is all new for him. Being an offensive tackle playing in the NFL going up against the best pass rushers in the game.
And getting beat.
That’s definitely new to Lane Johnson.
Johnson the Eagles’ rookie first-round pick has come back down to Earth a bit the last couple weeks after an impressive preseason and an auspicious first two weeks.
Not surprising. Opposing defensive...
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Philadelphia is currently 1-3, while New York remains 0-4. Many fans are wondering who will come out on top this Sunday, while Eagles coach Chip Kelly talk to reporters this week about his first taste of this NFC East rivalry.
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 Wednesday’s quick hits:
1. Defensive coordinator, Billy Davis asks for critics to “trust in him” as he manages the defense.
2. DeSean Jackson who had a good offensive output in his first weeks has been rather...
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 Thursday’s quick hits:
1. Chip Kelly sees resiliency in team despite their blowout loss last Sunday to the Broncos.
2. Chris Polk may be earning more carries after a solid performance on Sunday.
3. The Eagles defense...
(Image above of the team that Peyton could have beaten the Eagles with via NBC.com)
The Philadelphia Eagles were left in ruins by the well oiled machine that they call the Denver Broncos on Sunday in a 52-20 loss. The Birds had a pretty okay first half, as they were only down by 8 to the Broncos at halftime. But then the Broncos realized that the Eagles defense is terrible and tore...
(Eds: Adds details, quotes. With AP Photos.) By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer Spurning Tom Brady for Peyton Manning had nothing to do with the cash, the catches or the cachet.
Wes Welker just wanted to play in Denver's star-studded offense and continue his quest for a Super Bowl ring in the Rockies.
So, he traded Picasso for Michelangelo. Or maybe it was the other...