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Carson Wentz And Eagles Need A Running Game

Yesterday at the Eagles practice they spent a great deal of time on the running game, but they were unable to run the ball effectively against their defense.  The Birds were also unable to run the ball well on Thursday night against the Packers.  Some of the problem with their running game was all the […]

It Was Red Zone Day With The Eagles

Doug Pederson had talked about the team’s inability a year ago to get the ball into the end zone once they march it into the red zone.  This morning they worked on their weakness and the offense did a good job.
Carson Wentz didn’t have as of a good day on Wednesday as he did on […]

Carson Wentz And Receivers Looking Impressive

There are numerous reports about Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz and his receivers putting on quite a show at the Birds Saturday afternoon practice.  According to, not a ball hit the ground during the Eagles 7-on-7 pass drill, which is a battle between the Eagles offense skill position players vs the team’s defensive skill position […]

Rookie Derek Barnett Battling And Developing

Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz made it a point to single out Birds first-round draft pick rookie defensive end Derek Barnett for having a good pass rush against Eagles future Hall of Fame left tackle Jason Peters, during the Birds Friday training camp workout.
“He’s going to have the duty to meet every challenge that comes […]

I Thought Allen Barbre Was A Great Insurance Policy

I do not understand the reasoning behind the decision the Eagles made in trading veteran guard/tackle Allen Barbre to the Denver Broncos.  He has stepped in to play guard and tackle in the last few years to help the Birds through injuries and suspensions.  I’m not concerned about the need for him to play guard […]

The Development Of Carson Wentz

The upcoming season and the foreseeable future of the Philadelphia Eagles are both tied to the right arm of second-year quarterback Carson Wentz. Unlike training camp in his rookie year, when Wentz was a backup to veterans Sam Bradford and Chase Daniel, this year the North Dakota State product is running the show and will […]

Donnell Pumphrey Fits The West Coast Offense

Many times the key to the a player’s career revolves around which team selects the player in the draft.  Sometimes a player may tremendous ability but not fit into the system of the team, which drafts him.  In the case of Eagles rookie running back Donnell Pumphrey, the Birds may be one of the four […]

Introduction Of The New Doug Pederson

Yesterday, Eagles head coach Doug Pederson seemed to be bothered by questions about his number one slot receiver Jordan Matthews and his battle with tendonitis.  Pederson wouldn’t admit that Matthews is injured despite the fact that everybody knows that he was sidelined for much of the offseason and is still currently out of action because […]

Eagles Sign LeGarrette Blount To A One-Year Deal

The Eagles made quite a statement today by signing Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount, who scored a league-leading 18 touchdowns for the Super Bowl Champs.   This says the Birds are interested in helping put good players around Carson Wentz, so he can have a successful second season.
He agreed to a one year deal for […]

Joel Embiid Is Preparing His Body For The Grueling NBA Schedule

Everybody is excited and thrilled about the Sixers getting the third pick in the draft as well as last year’s number one pick, Ben Simmons playing next season, but really the team’s future revolves around big man Joel Embiid.  If he can get healthy and stay healthy, it puts the Sixers on the map and […]



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