Grading Each of Chip Kelly’s Personnel Moves This Past Offseason

December 30, 2015

Embed from Getty Images   The Chip Kelly era came to an abrupt end Tuesday evening with the news of Kelly’s firing. Not even one year after Kelly was able to wrestle the GM duties away from Howie Roseman, owner Jeffrey Lurie abandoned the Chip ship with one game remaining in the 2015 season. Kelly leaves Philadelphia having accumulated a 26-21 record, but it’s his horrid offseason as a general…


Philadelphia Eagles Fire Chip Kelly: 5 Reasons Why the Team Failed in 2015

December 29, 2015

In an absolutely stunning move, the Philadelphia Eagles announced that they have released head coach Chip Kelly, following one of the most disappointing seasons in franchise history. A wild day for the Eagles also saw the firing of Ed Marynowitz, the Vice President of Player Personnel. Tom Donahoe, the Senior Football Advisor for the Eagles since 2012, will assume the role of Senior Director of Player Personnel.  The Eagles are…


Philadelphia Eagles Fire Chip Kelly With One Game Remaining in 2015

December 29, 2015

Embed from Getty Images   The firing of Chip Kelly was a move Philadelphia Eagles fans thought might happen this upcoming offseason, but no one expected owner Jeffrey Lurie to pull the plug on Kelly with still one game remaining in the 2015 season. Lurie’s decision to fire Kelly comes just 2 1/2 years after Kelly was hired as head coach, and almost a year to the day after Kelly…


5 Takeaways From Philadelphia Eagles’ Elimination Loss to Washington Redskins

December 27, 2015

Embed from Getty Images   It’s one thing to lose a meaningful game to an NFC East opponent; it’s another thing to do it at home against a Washington Redskins team that has now clinched the division in a year in which the Philadelphia Eagles had countless opportunities to come out on top. The Dallas Cowboys have been without Tony Romo nearly all season. The New York Giants have blown…


Ranking the 10 Most Disappointing Players in the NFL in 2015

December 26, 2015

Just two weeks remain in an NFL season that will probably go down as the craziest I have ever witnessed during my lifetime as a football fan. There’s been a number of players to come out of nowhere and establish themselves among the elite at their position in the league, including running back Thomas Rawls, wide receiver Doug Baldwin and tight end Gary Barnidge. On the defensive side of the ball,…


5 Matchups to Watch for in Philadelphia Eagles’ Sunday Night Game vs. Arizona Cardinals

December 19, 2015

Embed from Getty Images   Two weeks ago, the Philadelphia Eagles were done. Finished. After three consecutive losses to sub-.500 teams, it was apparent Chip Kelly had lost the locker room and this Eagles’ squad was destined to a top-10 slot in the 2016 draft and possible changes at head coach. Since then though, there’s been a miraculous resurgence. A tremendous team effort against the New England Patriots all but…


Which Philadelphia Eagles Players Should Make the 2016 Pro Bowl?

December 18, 2015

Heading into the closing stretch of the season, the Philadelphia Eagles are right in the thick of the NFC East division race, just like we all expected. It’s the team’s record, however, that may be surprising. The Eagles are just 6-7, and they’ve actually won two in a row to climb back into the playoff hunt after their disastrous three-game stretch that seemingly ended their season. But while the season…


5 Takeaways From the Philadelphia Eagles’ Win Over the Buffalo Bills

December 13, 2015

Wow. What an emotional win. It took all three phases of the game for the Philadelphia Eagles to edge by the Buffalo Bills 23-20, in a game that kept the Eagles tied with the Washington Redskins atop the NFC East.  The major storyline, in case you were living under a rock or on Mars, was the return of LeSean McCoy, the all-time leading rusher in Eagles’ history, to Philadelphia. McCoy…


Re-Examining the LeSean McCoy for Kiko Alonso Trade

December 11, 2015

History will look back on Chip Kelly’s first offseason as the Eagles’ general manager as arguably the most memorable in franchise history. It began with a move that took the Eagles’ head coach just 20 minutes to finalize.  On March 3rd, the Eagles announced that they had traded All-Pro running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for inside linebacker Kiko Alonso. McCoy, the all-time leading rusher in franchise history,…


Ranking the 5 Biggest Upset Wins for the Philadelphia Eagles Since 2000

December 7, 2015

  Wow. That’s about the only thing you can say after the Philadelphia Eagles’ shocking 35-28 victory over the New England Patriots, a game the Eagles were supposed to lose by double-digit points against Tom Brady and Bill Belichick.  The Eagles scored 35 unanswered points after a 14-0 deficit, which included three non-offensive touchdowns, yet they still needed a last-second defensive stop to claim their biggest victory of the Chip…