The man who terrorized the Eagles during 10 seasons in Washington, who rang up close to 100 career sacks with the Football Team, has yet to catch even a whiff of a quarterback so far this young season with his new team.
Just as the excitement was building for the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys matchup on Monday Night Football, a report from practice could change the feeling from excitement to trepidation for Monday.
It was late in Thursday’s practice when Jordan Mailata had a teammate accidentally roll up on his leg while Mailata was blocking. The Eagles’ left tackle continued to practice, but afterward, told trainers he had some pain his one of his knees.
The Carolina Panthers are 3-0 on the season after a 24-9 win over the Houston Texans on Thursday night football. Lost in the fast start is the news that star running back Christian McCaffrey will miss multiple weeks with a hamstring injury.
The Eagles lost a frustrating game to the Niners, so I decided to dive into the tape to break down what happened for the birds on defense. They are who we thought they were Through two weeks, Jonathan Gannon’s defense is near the top of the league in running zone defense and split safeties.
They simply shrugged their shoulders and said something about it being just another game, but for Jalen Hurts and Jalen Reagor, they are returning to their home state on Monday to play the Dallas Cowboys in primetime.
It’s Dallas week. Nothing in the NFL compares to the preparation that Eagles and Cowboys fans face when the two teams prepare to face off. Put the game on Sunday, or Monday night and the animosity reaches it’s APEX.
The Birds parked Brooks on the injured reserve list earlier this week following his pectoral injury. Early on, there was fear of it being a season-ending for Brooks, one of the league’s most talented offensive guards.
Brandon Graham is out for the season with a torn Achilles. Brandon Brooks has been placed on IR with at least a chance to return later in the season. Not a good week to be named “Brandon”… Philadelphia announced on Tuesday that the team has placed defensive end Brandon Graham and guard Brandon Brooks on injured reserve.
As he does every week, Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni spoke to the media on Monday. This press conference had a noticeably different tone than his first day-after press conference because of the disappointing Week 2 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.
Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season is almost in the books; after all the emotions have settled after yesterday’s loss against the 49ers, let’s take a look back at how the Eagles did and what lies ahead in this Week 3 State of the Eagles.