Category: ‘NFC East’

What they’re saying: After overhaul, Eagles defensive line still a strength
May 19th, 2017 at 11:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** In addition to being a GIF machine, Jim Schwartz is pretty conservative defensive coordinator. He doesn't like to blitz, preferring to get after opposing quarterbacks with his front four. That means the defensive line better be one of the team's strengths, and the Eagles addressed it in the NFL Draft...

What they’re saying about the Eagles: The NFC East is the strongest division in the NFL
May 15th, 2017 at 12:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** Football isn't baseball or even basketball in terms of how much analytics and advanced statistics can help explain the game. With the amount of moving parts on the All-22 tape, it's hard to quantify how much of an effect each player has on the game. That's why I like Football...

What they’re saying: The Eagles are the most-improved team in the NFC East
May 8th, 2017 at 1:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** While nobody seems to be panning the Eagles' 2017 draft haul like, say, the Chicago Bears, the general consensus is that it was solid, but perhaps unspectacular. That's fine, because the Jacksonville Jaguars seem to "win" the NFL Draft every season and look where that has gotten them. Everyone can't...

Eagles Place Jordan Hicks on Season-Ending IR List
November 9th, 2015 at 4:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles have officially announced that Jordan Hicks tore his pectoral muscle during Sunday's overtime win against the Dallas Cowboys. Hicks has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list. This is a big blow to the Eagles' defense. Hicks had become one of the best defenders since taking...

Jordan Hicks Could Miss 2-4 Weeks, According to Report
November 9th, 2015 at 1:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** Philadelphia Eagles rookie inside linebacker Jordan Hicks may have dodged a major bullet on Sunday night. Hicks was injured after tackling Dallas Cowboys receiver Cole Beasley in the fourth quarter of the Eagles' 33-27 overtime win. Hicks pulled Beasley down by the shoulder with one arm. He immediately signaled to...