Found November 02, 2012 on
The Philadelphia Eagles have yet to activate second-round draft pick Vinny Curry this season. After seven games and a grand total of eight sacks by the vaunted defensive line, maybe it’s time spice things up a little bit.
Everyone, myself included, was ecstatic when Curry fell to the Eagles with their second, 2nd-round pick in April. Their first two picks, Fletcher Cox and Mychal Kendricks are both starters right now so why aren’t they even activating Curry on game days?
The simple answer is because he plays at a position the Eagles are supposedly “stacked” at…defensive end. However, the players in front of him on the depth chart haven’t exactly been lighting-up opposing QBs.
Jason Babin leads the DEs with 2.5 sacks, followed by Trent Cole (1.5), Darryl Tapp (.5), Brandon Graham (.5) and Phillip Hunt (0). That’s five defensive ends that are being activated on game days and they’ve produced exactly five sacks between them.
And none since Week 3 of th...
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We’ve been talking all week about the struggles the Eagles are having.
There has been the talk of benching Michael Vick.
Players only meetings.
Coaches being fired.
The one thing that is consistent is Eagles voicing their opinions, and doing it strongly.
Eagles defensive end Jason Babin has a problem with the way Eagles fans voice those opinions.
According to Philly...
Andy Reid continues to stand alongside quarterback Mike Vick. Image via Lehigh Valley Live.
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid addressed the media on Thursday following the unconventional move on Wednesday of issuing a statement in support of quarterback Mike Vick.
Reid tried to clear the air about his initial comments about Vick following Sunday’s failure against the Falcons...
Are the Philadelphia Eagles a Super Bowl team? Is Michael Vick good enough to be considered a potential Super Bowl-winning quarterback?
We’ve all thought and talked about these types of things for a while now. The ultimate goal of every NFL team is to win the Super Bowl. Numerous things usually have to fall in place for a team to succeed in its goal.
Extraneous factors such...
Michael Vick told reporters that he plans on getting “back to being the old Michael Vick.“
“I’ve got to play the game and leave it all out on the field and play aggressive and shoot it and run the ball when I feel there is a need to,” said Vick, via Geoff Mosher of CSN Philly. “If I get a seam, get a crack, take it. Just do what I’ve been born to do, blessed to do...
While Philadelphia Eagles defensive lineman Mike Patterson
could rejoin the team Monday against the New Orleans Saints, offensive lineman Danny
Watkins and defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins did not practice Thursday,
according to Chris McPherson of PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
Despite missing practice yesterday, coach Andy Reid told
reporters that he expects Jenkins to be ready to...
NewsTags: David SimsMike PattersonPhiladelphia EaglesThe Eagles have decided to activate defensive tackle Mike Patterson and there’s a good chance safety Nate Allen will miss the upcoming New Orleans game.
Concerning Patterson, he’s coming back from brain surgery during the off season. The Eagles doctors delayed his return...
Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson has been activated off the reserve/non-football illness list and is ready to play for the first time this season.
Patterson is eligible for Monday night's game at New Orleans (2-5). Patterson says he's ''really anxious'' to return to the field and expects to play only a few snaps as he eases his way back...
Job security in the NFL is nonexistent for just about anyone. The turnover at every position from the front office to the field is proof enough of that.
Sometimes, however, the heat gets kicked up a few degrees, and for a pair of NFC East teams, things are getting real hot.
Both the Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles have undereachieved this season, and...