Should the Eagles Panic After a Brutal Week 12 Loss?

By Pete Baxter The Eagles entered week 12 having won three of their previous four games. They were red hot, led by a dominant rushing attack putting up 200+ yards per game as a team over the previous month. Jalen Hurts was playing the best football of his career. He had led the NFL inContinue reading “Should the Eagles Panic After a Brutal Week 12 Loss?”

Can the Eagles Win the NFC East?

By Pete Baxter If I had even asked this question just one month ago, I would have appeared clinically insane. How quickly things can change in the “any given Sunday” landscape of professional football. One month ago, the Eagles were coming off a tough 33-22 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders. This brought their recordContinue reading “Can the Eagles Win the NFC East?”

Ending the Debate on Jalen Hurts, Franchise Quarterback

By Pete Baxter Jalen Hurts is the present and the future of the Philadelphia Eagles. He is a legitimate franchise quarterback for the team to build around. He is becoming a star in the NFL. These are no longer questions to be debated. The Eagles started the 2021 season slow at 2-5. There was debateContinue reading “Ending the Debate on Jalen Hurts, Franchise Quarterback”

The Most Likely Cities for NFL Expansion

By Pete Baxter The expansion of the National Football League beyond its current 32 teams is inevitable. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk wrote Tuesday that he is hearing that “conversations about possibly growing to 40 teams are already happening, at the highest levels of the league.” While the 40-team mark is certainly a long-termContinue reading “The Most Likely Cities for NFL Expansion”

Can the Philadelphia Eagles Make the Playoffs?

By Pete Baxter Heading into week nine of the 2021 NFL season, the Eagles have had an up and down 3-5 start to the season. Second-year quarterback Jalen Hurts and rookie head coach Nick Sirianni have gone through their share of growing pains (with ever-passionate Eagles fans already calling for both of their jobs). TheContinue reading “Can the Philadelphia Eagles Make the Playoffs?”

Why the Joe Flacco Trade Was a Surprisingly Smart Move for the Eagles

By Pete Baxter As the great Harry Dunne once said in the classic comedy Dumb and Dumber: “Just when I thought you couldn’t get any dumber, you go and do something like this…and totally redeem yourself!” On Tuesday, it was announced that the Philadelphia Eagles had traded veteran backup Joe Flacco to the New YorkContinue reading “Why the Joe Flacco Trade Was a Surprisingly Smart Move for the Eagles”

Which NFL Team Has Been the Biggest Disappointment of the 2021 Season So Far?

By Pete Baxter Among the major American professional sports, the NFL is one of the best at creating consistent parity. This is what has made the league’s great dynasties so few and far between. It is what makes the success of the Belichick/Brady duo so impressive. Such sustained success is likely impossible to ever duplicateContinue reading “Which NFL Team Has Been the Biggest Disappointment of the 2021 Season So Far?”