Highlighting Each of the Remaining Free Agents for the Philadelphia Eagles

January 30, 2016

The Philadelphia Eagles have been active in contract negotiations within the last week, locking up tight ends Zach Ertz and Brent Celek to multi-year deals totalling more than $55 million. They also extended offensive tackle Lane Johnson on a $63 million deal that will pay him more guaranteed money than any right tackle in the NFL. With $12.696 million in remaining cap space, per Spotrac, the Eagles have some very tough…


Should the Philadelphia Eagles Cut Jason Peters After Extending Lane Johnson?

January 29, 2016

A flurry of signings for the Philadelphia Eagles this week has resulted in extensions for three different players: tight ends Brent Celek and Zach Ertz, and now offensive tackle Lane Johnson.  Johnson, 25, signed a six-year deal worth $63 million, including $35.5 million in guaranteed money. His new deal makes him the highest-paid right tackle in the National Football League. This is precisely what the Eagles wanted when they selected…


What If the Philadelphia Eagles Traded Kevin Kolb to the Arizona Cardinals for Patrick Peterson?

January 27, 2016

Former Eagles president Joe Banner dropped quite a bombshell on the NFL Insiders podcast when he revealed that a blockbuster trade never happened before the 2011 season because of the NFL lockout.  Banner said that the Eagles, who actively shopped Kevin Kolb following Michael Vick’s breakout season in 2010, had a deal worked out with Arizona to trade Kolb for the Cardinals’ first-round pick (number five overall), plus the Cardinals’…


Philadelphia Eagles Lock Up Emerging Tight End Zach Ertz to New Five-Year Deal

January 25, 2016

Embed from Getty Images   In an offseason that has already seen the Philadelphia Eagles hire a new head coach and one in which quarterback Sam Bradford is still unsigned, the organization made sure that tight end Zach Ertz will be in Philly for the bulk of his career. Per Adam Schefter, Ertz and the Eagles agreed to a new five-year deal that keeps the tight end around through the…


My Predictions for the 2016 Conference Championship Game Matchups

January 23, 2016

It’s hard to believe that there are just three games remaining in the NFL season, probably the most intense I have ever witnessed in my life. This weekend’s games feature arguably the four best teams in the game.  The Denver Broncos came away with home-field advantage late in the season, and after a quarterback change back to Peyton Manning, will host Tom Brady and the New England Patriots for the right…


Previewing a 4-3 Defense for Philadelphia Eagles Under New Defensive Coordinator Jim Schwartz

January 19, 2016

The hiring of former Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Doug Pederson as the new head coach for the Philadelphia Eagles certainly didn’t excite a fan base that is still recovering from one of the disappointing seasons in recent history.  But the addition of Jim Schwartz as the team’s defensive coordinator is a move that is widely accepted and loved by the majority of the fan base, as it should be. …


Predicting the Divisional Round of the 2016 NFL Postseason, Game by Game

January 16, 2016

The divisional round of the NFL playoffs is easily the most entertaining round of the postseason. The eight teams remaining are all legit Super Bowl contenders, and non-deserving playoff teams like the Houston Texans and Washington Redskins have already been bounced from the postseason.  This weekend’s games all feature a matchup where one quarterback was selected number one overall in the draft and the other won a Super Bowl. They’ve…


Doug Pederson’s Tenure in Philadelphia Will Come Down to Who Plays Quarterback

January 14, 2016

Embed from Getty Images   The Philadelphia Eagles have named Doug Pederson as their new head coach, according to a report from The Philadelphia Eagles’ Daily News’ Les Bowen. It’s a surprise move from the organization, and perhaps it’s owner Jeffrey Lurie’s attempt to bring in a low-profile coach after three years with Chip Kelly. Pederson’s ties to Philly perhaps made him the most comfortable choice for Lurie and general…


5 Thoughts on the Philadelphia Eagles Hiring Doug Pederson as Head Coach

January 14, 2016

What seemed like the most draining and tedious head coaching search in history is finally finished. According to Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News, the new head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles will be Doug Pederson.  Pederson, 47, can’t officially be announced as the team’s newest head coach because his current team, the Kansas City Chiefs, are still alive in the NFL playoffs. When they’re eliminated, and there’s probably…


Should the Philadelphia Eagles Hire Tom Coughlin as Head Coach?

January 12, 2016

Almost two weeks into their search for a new head coach, the Philadelphia Eagles are running out of options. Their likely top option, Adam Gase, agreed to a five-year deal with the Miami Dolphins on Saturday.  That led the Eagles to interview Tom Coughlin, who recently stepped down from his position as head coach of the New York Giants, on Monday. Coughlin, who will be 70 years old before the…