Welcome to the NFL Coach-Pocalypse: Gruden is the First Coach Out in 2021

By Pete Baxter It was reported on Monday by ESPN’s Adam Schefter that, according to sources, Jon Gruden has notified the Las Vegas Raiders that he intends to resign as head coach of the team. Gruden’s rapid downfall began last week when a racially charged email he had sent aimed at NFLPA Chief DeMaurice SmithContinue reading “Welcome to the NFL Coach-Pocalypse: Gruden is the First Coach Out in 2021”

In Hurts We Trust: Three Takeaways from the Eagles’ Comeback Win in Carolina

By Pete Baxter The Eagles came out cold with an abysmal first half that saw them trailing 15-6 at the break. However, in the end they were able to complete a thrilling comeback to defeat the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. All seemed lost for Eagles fans as Philly seemed destined to fall to 1-4 onContinue reading “In Hurts We Trust: Three Takeaways from the Eagles’ Comeback Win in Carolina”

Could Marvin Lewis Bring Back Stability in Jacksonville?

By Pete Baxter We are four regular season games into the Urban Meyer era in Jacksonville, and it has been an unmitigated disaster. Sure, the team is 0-4, but that is far from the biggest issue for the Jaguars. First-year NFL head coach Urban Meyer, coming off a two decade long, highly successful stint asContinue reading “Could Marvin Lewis Bring Back Stability in Jacksonville?”

The Eagles Should Sign Jaylon Smith Immediately

By Pete Baxter The Dallas Cowboys are releasing 26-year-old linebacker Jaylon Smith on Tuesday, as reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Tuesday. This is a surprising move considering Smith will still be owed $7.2 million in base salary this season. Releasing Smith will create a $16.6 million dead cap hit to the team. He hadContinue reading “The Eagles Should Sign Jaylon Smith Immediately”

Josh McCown is Reportedly Being Considered by These Two NFL Teams

By Pete Baxter NFL Journeyman Josh McCown has continued to receive interest from multiple NFL teams, according to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com. McCown, currently coaching his son’s high school football team, received interest from the Houston Texans for head coaching duties during the offseason before he (understandably) withdrew from consideration. Now, his locker roomContinue reading “Josh McCown is Reportedly Being Considered by These Two NFL Teams”

The Eagles Are Reportedly Out on Deshaun Watson

By Pete Baxter The Philadelphia Eagles have been one of the most talked about potential landing spots for Deshaun Watson since he made his formal request to be traded from the Houston Texans in January. They have joined the Miami Dolphins and Denver Broncos as the most likely possible destinations for the embattled young star.Continue reading “The Eagles Are Reportedly Out on Deshaun Watson”

Two Former Jets Head Coaches That Deserve Another Shot (And Where They Should Go)

By Pete Baxter By the end of the 2021 NFL season, there will undoubtedly be several NFL head coaching changes. The odds-on favorite to be fired first seems to be Matt Nagy. Urban Meier may flee back to the college ranks any minute now. There are rumors that Joe Judge is losing the Giants’ lockerContinue reading “Two Former Jets Head Coaches That Deserve Another Shot (And Where They Should Go)”

Five Takeaways From The Eagles’ Week Three Loss in Dallas

By Pete Baxter The Eagles were thoroughly outplayed and outcoached on Monday in a brutal 41-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Despite the considerable point differential, the game was actually even more one-sided than the score suggests. Philly’s defense had no answer for Dak Prescott (21 of 26 for 238 yards and three touchdowns) orContinue reading “Five Takeaways From The Eagles’ Week Three Loss in Dallas”

Five Predictions for the Eagles’ Monday Night Matchup in Dallas

By Pete Baxter Monday night will feature the latest iteration of one the NFL’s great rivalries. The Philadelphia Eagles will be travelling to Dallas to take on the Cowboys. Both teams enter their week three matchup 1-1. They are locked in a three-way tie with Washington to lead the ever-mediocre NFC East. Earlier this week,Continue reading “Five Predictions for the Eagles’ Monday Night Matchup in Dallas”

Five Quick Takeaways from the Eagles’ Week Two Loss

By Pete Baxter The Eagles looked dominant in their week one victory over the Atlanta Falcons. However, it was safe to assume that the Eagles’ matchup with San Francisco 49ers in week two would be a considerably greater challenge. The 49ers did not disappoint, coming out on top 17-11 in Philadelphia. The mighty San FranciscoContinue reading “Five Quick Takeaways from the Eagles’ Week Two Loss”