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  • An early look at the Eagles' depth

     
    In Week 15 last season against the Bengals, the Eagles' starting lineup looked like this: The Eagles were missing their starting QB, their starting RB, a starting WR, their starting TE, and 80% of their starting offensive line. Injuries are......
  • Eagles OTA practice notes, May 31st, 2013

     
    Let's just get right to it: • The Eagles are running their offense almost exclusively out of the shotgun. I'm told that they ran a few plays from under center during Tuesday's practice, but I must have missed that. Personally,......
  • Film breakdown: Things that have previously worked against the Cowboys probably won't work this year

     
    The last two years, the Eagles have been killing the Cowboys with a fairly basic counter trap play. Here's the play in the form of X's and O's: Here's how it works against a 3-4 set that the Cowboys run:......
  • Film breakdown: Nick Foles' pocket presence

     
    At the 2012 NFL Combine, Nick Foles ran a 5.14 second 40 yard dash. Of the 14 quarterbacks that participated in that drill, Foles finished dead last. Yesterday against the Buccaneers, we saw Foles' complete lack of speed on his......
  • Eagles minicamp practice notes: June 5, 2013

     
    • In case you missed it, here's a pop quiz I prepared for some Eagles defenders. I was curious if they could identify the eligible receivers in the "Swinging Gate" formation. • Mychal Kendricks had himself a very nice day.......
  • Eagles minicamp practice notes: June 6, 2013

     
    I'm a little late with my notes this time around, so let's just get right to it: • Nick Foles during OTAs and minicamp this year >>> Nick Foles in training camp last year. The natural, intangible progressions from a......
  • Yes, Nick Foles had a good rookie season

     
    In the last few years, a handful of rookie QBs have done extraordinary things, and the bar for comparative purposes has been raised. In 2011, Cam Newton took the league by storm, breaking records both for rookie passing yards (4,051)......
  • Eagles training camp preview: Wide Receiver

     
    The WR camp competition is going to be a very interesting one this year, as the Eagles have a group of receivers in a variety of shapes, sizes, and skill sets. For an audio version, my buddy Tommy Lawlor and......
  • After starring at Arundel and Syracuse, Alec Lemon ready for NFL draft

    After starring at Arundel and Syracuse, Alec Lemon ready for NFL draft
    Rob Moore had just watched Missouri open up a 14-3 first quarter lead on the Syracuse football team, and the wide receivers coach knew the Orange was in desperate need of a spark. So he pulled Alec Lemon aside and implored the senior wideout to will the...
  • Pregame thoughts on Eagles' season opener

     
    Greetings from the very top of the Edward Jones Dome, where we can reach up here from the press box and just about touch the ceiling of the building that will play host to the Eagles' season opener today. The......
  • Fly Eagles Fly

     
    Random thoughts about the Eagles' 35-31 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday Night Football. -- As an Eagles fan, I'm more encouraged than discouraged. Until Michael Vick got injured late in the third quarter, Philadelphia was dominant on both......