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Author: Matthew Harvey

Philadelphia Eagles Second Half Predictions

While it’s not technically the halfway point of the season for NFL teams, the Philadelphia Eagles are coming of off the week 10 bye. How did they play the first nine games? Pretty good. The Birds lead the NFC East by three games, have a perennial quarterback or the future and MVP candidate in Carson Wentz, and own the best record in the NFL at 8-1. In a year that many projected as another rebuild year for Philadelphia, they now sit in great company. All teams in NFL history that started 8-1 made the playoffs. Some things will remain...

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What the Jay Ajayi Trade Means for the Philadelphia Eagles

On the day of the NFL trade deadline, the Philadelphia Eagles delivered some shocking and potentially startling Halloween news to the rest of the league: they are here to win now. On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Eagles traded a fourth-round pick to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for their star running back Jay Ajayi. It was easily the most surprising and out-of-nowhere deal of the day and has generated great conversation throughout the league. This means a great many things for the Eagles, Dolphins and the league but in the end, the Eagles are adding a very talented, young back...

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Week Eight Philadelphia Eagles Takeaways

It was purely David versus Goliath. The NFL leading 6-1 Philadelphia Eagles hosted the winless 0-7 San Francisco 49ers in Philly. The Eagles were immense favorites going in and did not disappoint when the game first kicked off. The Birds dominated the miners from San Francisco in dominating fashion, winning 33-10. Coming in, the Eagles were coming off a Monday night victory last week over the NFC East rival Washington Redskins that put them firmly in first place in the NFC. The 49ers, while playing just about each game close this season, hadn’t been able to lock down a...

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Jason Peters and Jordan Hicks Out for the Season

The Philadelphia Eagles 34-24 win over the Washington Redskins Monday night may have catapulted them to the best record in the NFL after seven weeks, but it came at a big price. The Eagles lost starting left tackle Jason Peters and starting linebacker Jordan Hicks to injuries that will keep them out the remainder of the 2017 season. Hicks, 25, was the first one to go. He went down on just the second play of the game. Initially, it appeared to be a re-aggravation of a nagging ankle injury. After further evaluation, head coach Doug Pederson said Hicks ruptured...

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New to the Nest: Eagles Rookie Report

The Philadelphia Eagles are off to one of their best starts in recent memory and there is already a whirlwind of excitement sweeping over the city and their fans. Carson Wentz is playing like an MVP candidate, the defensive line is bringing the hurt on every play and the team is playing a hardnosed, gritty style of football that Eagles fans adore. One of the most underrated and unheralded aspects to Philly’s success so far had been the solid play of their rookie class. Some have performed better than others, but almost all of them have been thrusted into...

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