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The Eagles aren’t set up for a smooth transition if they choose to fire Andy Reid, or if he steps down.
Eric Longenhagen explains why the Eagles should not open up the checkbook for DeSean Jackson.
Despite apologizing to his teammates on Monday, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson seemingly expressed frustration with Andy Reid’s decision to bench him.
Monday Musings – November 14, 2011 – Doses of Vick, Eagles Leads are DeGone, Heart and Luck, Facemask Grabbers and the Patriots
Why Michael Vick is best in small doses and the Eagles lack a facemask grabber. New England continues to be the gold standard, not Philadelphia.
Something tells me you’ve read this a time or two this season. The Philadelphia Eagles need to limit their turnovers to get back on the winning side of things moving forward. Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Morninweg said that’s the number one statistic he’s concerned about, and he thought it was fixed after back-to-back wins. Then [...]
Last week we talked about a system which, in my opinion, the Eagles use to evaluate college defensive ends. This week I want to talk about a running back evaluation tool that clearly the Eagles do not use: The Speed Score. Before I get into the specifics of the Speed Score, a quick riff on [...]
The Eagles are lucky to be in this game, as Jay Cutler has made some terrible throws when he could have really made the Eagles pay for leaving receivers open. The Eagles haven’t done anything offensively to write him about, and they’ve given the Bears repeat opportunities to pull away. The Eagles also got a [...]
What came first, the chicken or the egg? In football the run definitely came before the invention of the forward pass, but which should be focused on first today? Do you run to set up the pass or pass to set up the run? For the Philadelphia Eagles, it might not matter, as Michael Vick [...]
Monday Musings – November 7, 2011 – Reid Overrated in Prime Time, Forte’s Huge Role, Helicopters at Practice, Giants-Patriots
1. Andy Reid has a reputation for excelling in prime time games, but it’s not actually the case. Reid’s winning percentage is relatively consistent: .609 in early afternoon Sunday games, .608 in the Sunday games starting in the 4:00 time slot and .622 in prime time games. It’s slightly better, but would only amount to [...]
Seattle Seahawks (2-5) at Dallas Cowboys (3-4), 1:00 p.m., FOX – This game will be the FOX game for most of the Philadelphia region, although some outlying areas will get the 49ers and Redskins. The Eagles rooting interest here is obvious – a Seahawks win weakens a division rival of the Eagles. The Cowboys are [...]