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The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player for the 2012 NFL season on each NFL team. For the Philadelphia Eagles, that player is defensive end Brandon Graham.
When the Eagles traded up to 13 in the 2010 NFL Draft to grab Brandon Graham, they thought they were getting a safe, reliable pass rusher who could be a solid starter for them and would likely not bust. Now, two years later, they have a player who has played just 538 snaps in 2 seasons and who is best known for being the guy the Eagles took instead of Jason Pierre-Paul, the high upside, risky prospect who the Giants drafted 2 spots later and turned into a Pro Bowler.
Graham has been a bust thus far in his career, but largely for reasons out of his control. Graham suffered a nasty knee injury ...
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins had to be separated by the assistant coach during Monday night's preseason game against the Patriots.
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In the Philadelphia Eagles 27-17 preseason victory over the New England Patriots, the sloppy play by the Birds got to everyone–including players and coaches on the field. A national audience saw head coach Andy Reid get into a heated argument with DT Cullen Jenkins, with neither wanting to back down on their own and needed to be separated by defensive line coach Jim Washburn...
Philadelphia, we have a problem.
It may be “just” the preseason, but after Mike Vick suffered his second injury in as many preseason games you really start to worry. Every conversation about the Eagles chances this season involve some variation of the phrase, “IF Mike Vick stays healthy.” As he hasn’t been able to make it through even two preseason games without injury...
With little talk about how great they are going to be in the upcoming season, the Philadelphia Eagles already have taken a different approach.
The challenges haven't changed, though. Not even close.
In fact, the obstacles placed in their way heading into the 2012 schedule might be more formidable than the self-created hurdles of a year ago.
You remember the Dream Team proclamations...
The Eagles will play in their most important preseason game Monday night at Gillette Stadium against the New England Patriots. In regards to the game’s importance, the spotlight will be on key players either returning to regular-season form or fighting to save themselves from the roster cut. Here are your top 10 players to watch on Monday night.
King Dunlap (Left Tackle): Demetress...
According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Eagles head coach Andy Reid said that quarterback Micheal Vick suffered a rib injury during Monday night’s preseason game. He’ll undergo an MRI and CT scan on Tuesday.
Reid: Vick has a rib injury. MRI and CT scan tomorrow.
— Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) August 21, 2012
Do you trust this man?
Eagles Superstar DeSean Jackson admitted to not giving his all last season. Now that he has the fat contract he says he is ready to give his all.
Do you as an Eagles’ fan feel like you have been cheated? Is this the stuff that the hated Cowboys are supposed to do or are you ok with this?
They say character counts. When will it count for Eagles Players...
(Photo: Mark Baer/US Presswire via rantsports.com)
No matter your personal feelings about Michael Vick, there’s one thing we can all agree on: the guy is about as injury prone an NFL QB as we’ve ever seen.
At just 6’0″ and 215 lbs, Vick is certainly one of the more electrifying athletes in the game, but his relatively small stature (and penchant for leaving the pocket) has...
I actually taped this interview a few months back as the signing season was moving fast and furious. I was so glad when the Eagles resigned Evan Mathis–there was heavy interest from the Baltimore Ravens, he actually took a visit with them. Evan is super funny and talented. We talked about quite a few things including my theory on why OL men have great personalities.
Evan also talks...
Plenty of great ticket deals left!! New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles @ Gillette Stadium on Monday, Aug 20, 2012 - 8:00 PM