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Fletcher Cox & Eagles Defensive Front Seven In The Spotlight

This is a huge game tomorrow night in the NFC East for both the second place 4-2 Eagles and the first place 5-1 Dallas Cowboys as they battle down in Dallas.  The Birds have beaten the Cowboys the last three times they’ve met in Big D, but this Cowboys team is a bit different.
The addition […]

Signing Stephen Tulloch Would Be Great Move For Eagles

The Eagles are making a great move if they sign veteran middle linebacker Stephen Tulloch, who played for the Eagles current defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz in Detroit.  According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Birds are pursuing a contract with the veteran middle linebacker, who was recently put on the free agent market by the Lions.
“I’ve got […]

Report: Eagles LB Bradham Defending Girlfriend In Assault

Ryan Mathews is injured before reporting to training camp and linebacker Nigel Bradham gets arrested a couple of days before reporting to camp.  What is going on here?
I don’t know what happened in the Bradham situation but originally I heard he had taken a swing at a hotel worker, who was took a long time […]

Jordan Hicks Will Be Running The Eagles Defense

I’m currently at  the NFL Combine in Indianapolis and earlier today, I was thinking back to last year’s group of linebackers that were here.   One of my duties on behalf of the NFL was to give a talk to all of the young linebackers about what it takes to be a quality NFL player […]

Eagles “D” Will Probably Play Jets Without Alonso, Thornton & Kendricks

It doesn’t look like the Eagles are going to have either Kiko Alonso or Mychal Kendricks starting at inside linebacker for this game against the New York Jets.  Yesterday, they signed Najee Goode, who was released at the end of training camp, so he will step in behind DeMeco Ryans and rookie Jordan Hicks at […]

Chip Kelly: Vinny Curry Will Be Playing Both OLB & DE

Chip Kelly let us know today that Vinny Curry will be playing both outside linebacker and defensive end.  They need somebody to backup Connor Barwin and Brandon Graham at the outside linebacker position, but Curry will also move back to his familiar defensive end slot.
“[The position switch] doesn’t mean Vinny’s not going to line up […]

Report: Eagles Waive Inside Linebacker Emmanuel Acho

According to a number of reports, the Eagles have released backup inside linebacker Emmanuel Acho.  The veteran linebacker played quite a bit in the first two games because of injuries to the probable starters Mychal Kendricks, Kiko Alonso and DeMeco Ryans.
Unfortunately for him, he injured his thumb earlier in the week and had to have […]

Mychal Kendricks: Prototype For Today’s NFL Inside Linebacker

There’s a good reason Eagles inside linebacker Mychal Kendricks just got a new four-year extension from the Birds.  The NFL is now a passing league and speed and athleticism are becoming more valuable every year.   It’s simple, you need defensive players, who can defend the pass by rushing the passer or covering receivers.
Kendricks is […]

Eagles Sign LB Mychal Kendricks To Four-Year Extension

Last night the Eagles announced the signing of inside linebacker Mychal Kendricks to a four-year extension.  Kendricks, who was rumored to be on the trading blocks throughout the off-season, is not only here for the 2015 season, he will be an Eagle until at the least the 2019 season.  According to Derrick Gunn of Comcast […]

Report: Eagles OLB Travis Long Down Again With 3rd ACL Tear

According to Jeff McLane of, Eagles outside linebacker Travis Long has suffered another ACL tear.  This is the third time Long has tore his knee.  He left the second practice of the Eagles Training Camp this afternoon and nobody knew why.
I’ve always believed that injury-prone players get hurt.  Long had the size, speed and potential […]



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