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The Philadelphia Eagles are impressed by what they’ve seen of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, even if his numbers are down this year.
Eagles defensive end Trent Cole is the third starter along the Philadelphia defensive line currently out due to injuries.
Vince Young hit Riley Cooper for the game-winning touchdown, securing a win as the Eagles defense dominated the Giants most of the day.
LINCOLN FINANCIAL FIELD, PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — A familiar storyline played out in front of Eagles fans as Philadelphia fell to the Chicago Bears 30-24 on Monday Night Football, leaving the Birds 3-5 and a long shot to make the playoffs. The Eagles, unable to stop the run, fell behind early, like they have in four [...]
The Andy Reid era is nearly a decade and a half old. No matter what you think of the Reid syndicate, it puts those of us who follow the Eagles in a unique position. We have a large sample of data on which to draw conclusions about Reid’s tendencies in all forms of coaching and [...]
The Philadelphia Eagles host the Dallas Cowboys tonight at 8:20 p.m. in another pivotal NFC East game. Philadelphia can ill-afford a loss after a 1-4 start left it scrambling to get back into the hunt and a 20-13 win two weeks ago at Washington provided a measure of renewed hope. The Eagles, coming off of [...]
NOVACARE COMPLEX, PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Up until the injuries set in, all of the talk from the Eagles defensive ends was about wearing down their opponents by going 100 percent for a handful of plays, catching a breather on the sideline and doing it all over again. Then Darryl Tapp strained his pectoral muscle in [...]
For Eagles fans, the name Buddy Ryan still conjures up images of the “Body Bag Game,” and aggressive, blitzing defenses that got after the quarterback. With his schemes, including his famous 46 defense, passed down to his sons Rex and Ryan, Buddy’s defensive prowess lives on well after his retirement. It’s rare, though, for the [...]
NOVACARE COMPLEX, PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Don’t start enjoying a week off from football just yet. While Andy Reid sent his players off to rest up during the bye week, he left the possibility wide open that there may be a new face or two when the Eagles return next week. The NFL’s trade deadline is [...]
5. Keep the Defensive Line Fresh – With Trent Cole injured, Juqua Parker and Darryl Tapp return to the lineup. Neither is likely to be in top form conditioning-wise, so the pressure is on defensive line coach Jim Washburn to keep them all fresh in his wide-nine technique. Washburn likes to have his players go [...]