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Eagles Rally in 2nd Half for 2 Consecutive Weeks; Move to 2-0

#455509280 / gettyimages.com It was deja vu for the Eagles in week 2. They came out flat in the first half, trailed by 11 at the half and by as many as 14 in the 2nd half but came back and won the game 30-27. The Eagles are now 2-0 for the 2nd time in 3 seasons. This also marks the first time in NFL history that a team has won their first 2 games of the season, while trailing by...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Two weeks, two Eagles wins, and still some questions

Before I begin this, let me check my pulse. … … … Okay, I’m good. If this is how it’s going to be for the Philadelphia Eagles and its fan base all season, there may be a spike in reservations on the heart transplant lists at hospitals across the Delaware Valley.  In both games so far, the Birds have started slow and gotten themselves in a 10+ point hole only to miraculously...
Via Total Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Birds' Beat: Eagles Defeat The Indianapolis Colts 30-27

The Philadelphia Eagles continued the narrative of first half troubles and second half triumphs during their week two match-up gashing the Indianapolis Colts with a 30-27 win.Eagles' Quaterback Nick Foles and his offense were able to quickly move down the field after a Colts' three-and-out but the drive only netted a field goal. The red-zone issues would be a continued...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday Review: Eagles have huge potential following comeback win

There was a general theme that kept coming to mind while watching the second half storyline develop on Monday. For as bad as the Eagles were in the first half and as bad as their tendencies continued to be in the second half, how were they still keeping up with the Colts? Last year, the Colts made it past the Wildcard round of the playoffs with a comeback win of their own. It is...
Via Eagledelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles – Indianapolis Colts MNF game has potential to be a shootout

We’re coming to the close of Week 2 in the NFL, and significant injuries have already been unkind to many teams, the Philadelphia Eagles and Indianapolis Colts included. Philadelphia will play Indianapolis in Lucas Oil stadium, where Andrew Luck has a 13-3 record since being drafted by the team as the first overall pick three years ago. Will homefield advantage be the edge that...
Via Philly Sports Muse
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Down the seam: Top 5 Fantasy tight ends for week 2

Week One is now in the books, and it was a big week for several big name tight ends, but for others, it was a bit disappointing. Vernon Davis and Julius Thomas both carried their teams, while Jimmy Graham and Rob Gronkowski put up just decent numbers. Week Two is now here, and it is time for another edition of Down the seam’s top fantasy football tight ends. 5. Zach Ertz @ Indianapolis...
Via Down and Distance
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gridiron Challenge Player Eliminator Week 2

Week 1 was headlined by Matt Ryan and his 448 yard, 3 TD day, Julius Thomas' 3 first half TDs, Marshawn Lynch and  Le'Veon Bell being the only RBs with at least 20 points and Calvin Johnson & A.J. Green proving they are the best WRs in the NFL.  If you pick any of them last week, good for you, but they can no longer be picked for the rest of the NFL season...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Report Card: Second half saves Eagles

Week 1 is in the books. But before we turn the page to Week 2, there’s still one last evaluation to be done. The Eagles win over the Jaguars in Week 1 was a tale of two halves. But as a whole, how did it rank? Here’s another new segment to Eagledelphia. Each week, we’ll bring you a report card on the Eagles performance. Here’s the report card on Week 1. Pass offense: Make...
Via Eagledelphia
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy film room: Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles offense

Stop traffic, the Philadelphia Eagles offense managed to not score in the first half, everybody panic. That was the general consensus after the first half of Philadelphia's Week 1 matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars at home last Sunday, and it wasn't without good reason. Dubbed as one of the most potent fantasy football offenses heading into this season, Eagles quarterback...
Via Fantasy Football Helpers
9 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Eagles Won Game One

#454878246 / gettyimages.com Coming in to this season, the Eagles had a few players who were supposed to fit into Chip Kelly’s offense. Darren Sproles was the spark plug that got the whole team going. Sproles got it going with a 49 yard touchdown run and followed that up with a 22 yard punt return. Also, he capably filled in for LeSean McCoy by extending drives and keeping the...
Via TopSportsReport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Five things to expect from the Eagles in 2014

Growing up a Philadelphia Eagles fan, every new season brought about a rush of excitement and optimism. It used to be looking forward to how quarterback Donovan McNabb would hook up to his receivers, how many yards would running back Brian Westbrook rush for and how many names would safety Brian Dawkins take. Now, it’s looking at what crazy offensive schemes will Head Coach Chip...
Via Total Sports Live
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Fantasy Sleepers: TEs

Sleepers – We are going to be using the term “sleeper” in a very broad sense. These are the guys who are poised for a breakout season, a bounce-back year, or anybody that we expect to perform above-and-beyond what we have seen in the past. These are the guys that, while they may not be in the conversation as the best-of-the-best, you can definitely feel comfortable keeping...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 1 Fantasy Roundup

The Weekly Roundup is back again this year to help you find the best value when picking your roster for your weekly fantasy league. Reuben Allen and Ryan Setterlof discuss their thoughts on which players offer good value for your weekly FanDuel league. Here is a rundown of the players discussed in the video who are great values in week 1. Quarterback Tony Romo vs San Francisco...
Via FF Locker Room
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football – Why The Eagles’ Zach Ertz Will Explode in 2014

Guest post by Henry Simms In the NFL, there are approximately 5 tight ends who are dominant enough to be drafted high in fantasy football. Everyone else can be somewhat interchangeable as far as starters are concerned. However, as far as upside, Zach Ertz is someone who could really turn into a special player for the […] The post Fantasy Football – Why The Eagles’ Zach Ertz...
Via Sons of the Spectrum
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Week One Projections: Philadelphia Eagles

#453928076 / gettyimages.com Final score: 31-10 Winner: Philadelphia Eagles This game should be a cheap win for the Philadelphia Eagles. They’re facing a team that is lead by Chad Henne, and a defense that Chip Kelly’s offense could have a field day on. Philadelphia is looking to build off a strong 2013 and an optimistic offseason. They added a few piece in Malcolm Jenkins...
Via TopSportsReport
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Who Will Burst Onto the Scene in 2014?

Star players often steal the spotlight around the NFL. But every year, we also witness plenty of promising young playmakers who step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these guys were merely backups or barely even played the previous year (if they saw the field at all), while others were full-fledged starters who are just on the cusp...
Via Gridiron Grit
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Ertz Caps Off Strong Camp

Eagles tight ends coach Ted Williams told the Philadelphia Inquirer that Zach Ertz is "one of the best route-runners I've ever seen."Fantasy Spin:Fellow tight end Brent Celek remains the starter, but Chip Kelly used two-tight end sets 20 percent more often in the last eight games of 2013 than in the first eight games and should continue to use more this season. Celek...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ertz poised for a breakout season with Eagles

THE GUY WHO is going to make you forget about DeSean Jackson this season isn't Jeremy Maclin or Riley Cooper or even rookie Jordan Matthews. The guy who is going to make you forget about Jackson isn't even a wide receiver. He's a tight end. He's Zach Ertz. He's not Jimmy Graham. Yet. He'a not Jason Witten or Rob Gronkowski. Yet. And while you might think...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Fantasy Football Sleepers from the NFC East

By: Ron Lebya Fantasy Football drafts can be an extremely stressful time for the casual fantasy football player. One night of selecting players can make or break a fantasy year while the season hasn’t even started. With the growing popularity of fantasy sports, players will find themselves in leagues filled with knowledgeable opponents and it can be tough to get an edge on...
Via Philly Sports Muse
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Philadelphia Eagles spot in the Power Rankings; teams that should call Tim Tebow

Two weeks from today will be heaven on Earth. Until then, here are the best cover32 stories from the past week to help you pass the time: National Columns • Power Rankings: Where each NFL team stands after preseason Week 2 (READ) • Heroes and Goats: Five who did and didn’t shine in preseason Week 2 (READ) • QB Ratings: Ranking every starting quarterback from 1-32 (READ)...
Via cover32 - Eagles
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Zach Ertz poised to take off, Nick Foles climbs QB rankings & more

We’re just two short weeks away from the official start of the 2014 NFL regular season and the Philadelphia Eagles are rounding into form. Get caught up on all the latest with our top stories of the week. Eagles Columns - Zach Ertz is poised to take off in 2014 (READ) - Check out longsnapper Jon Dorenbos’ impossibly hot wife (READ) - New Eagles running back Kenjon Barner is...
Via cover32 - Eagles
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz is poised to take off in 2014

Zach Ertz is poised to be a key contributor for the Philadelphia Eagles offense in 2014. As a rookie in 2013, Ertz started off slowly as he was still learning the ins and outs of the system. According to Pro Football Focus, he played a total of 54 snaps through the first three games, an average of 18 snaps per game.  Over the next 14 games of the season (which includes the playoff...
Via cover32 - Eagles
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles’ DeMeco Ryans levels Le’Veon Bell

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell took a vicious hit during Thursday’s preaseon game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Bell went across the middle for a pass and was leveled by Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans. Bell, who was charged for possession of marijuana Wednesday, had eight carries for 18 yards and one catch for three yards Thursday night. [Bleacher Report] The...
Via Sports-Glory
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Ertz should be on your fantasy football radar

The article below was written by: numberFire. Zach Ertz led all rookie tight ends in receiving touchdowns last season (5), and likely hasn’t even scratched the surface of his potential. The reason? He hasn’t played enough snaps to establish himself quite yet. Of the Philadelphia Eagles’ 1,128 offensive snaps, Ertz was only on the field for 459 of them a season ago, or...
Via Pro Football Zone
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Secondary A Major Concern

The following is a guest post from an ardent Eagles fan and Eagles Addict supporter.  He’s also trying to get his own Eagles blog up and running (Eagles Eye Focus Sportstalk) and his goal is to gain some exposure to his writing. Eagles Addicts, please welcome Lou DiBi to the site because you may see other guest posts from him in the future. Eagles Secondary A Major Concern By...
Via Eagles Addict
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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