How the Eagles Will Upset the 49ers in Week Two

By Pete Baxter The Philadelphia Eagles stormed out of the gates in week one with a dominant upset victory over the Atlanta Falcons. The Eagles entered the game as three-point underdogs but they ultimately laid a smack down on the Falcons in Atlanta by a score of 32-6. Entering week 2, the Eagles’ home opener,Continue reading “How the Eagles Will Upset the 49ers in Week Two”

Meet the Eagles’ Week 1 Practice Squad

By Pete Baxter The Eagles have officially nailed down the 17 players who will make up their practice squad to start the season. It is a mix of veterans and rookies, ranging in age from 22 to 29. The final lineup, in alphabetical order by last name, is as follows: Kayode Awosika, G/T La’Raven Clark,Continue reading “Meet the Eagles’ Week 1 Practice Squad”

Defending Jalen Hurts: Accurately Ranking the Eagles QB

By Pete Baxter Bleacher Report released their annual ranking of every NFL team’s starting quarterback on Tuesday.  Eagles’ second-year quarterback Jalen Hurts was ranked just one spot above the bottom of the barrel, at 31st. He beat out only Tyrod Taylor, who is expected to start for the Texans as Deshaun Watson’s legal situation playsContinue reading “Defending Jalen Hurts: Accurately Ranking the Eagles QB”

Six Optimistic Takeaways from the Eagles’ First Preseason Game

By Pete Baxter Last month I published an all-encompassing season preview for the Philadelphia Eagles. I was optimistic then and predicted the team to show considerable improvement. I confidently predicted that the team would post a winning record this season. The Eagles played their first preseason game of the 2021 season on Thursday against theContinue reading “Six Optimistic Takeaways from the Eagles’ First Preseason Game”

The Eagles Should Absolutely Not Pursue Michael Thomas

By Pete Baxter Tensions between the New Orleans Saints and star wide receiver Michael Thomas have reached an all-time high. Early Monday morning, Thomas tweeted the following: “They tried to damage your reputation. You saved theirs by not telling your side of the story.” Clearly, this tweet was directed at the powers-that-be in New Orleans.Continue reading “The Eagles Should Absolutely Not Pursue Michael Thomas”

Two Trades the Eagles Should Make Now (That Don’t Involve Deshaun Watson)

By Pete Baxter It was reported on Saturday that Day 9 of Philadelphia Eagles training camp was by far the team’s worst performance so far. The defense looked decent by all accounts, but Jalen Hurts and his offense struggled to get anything going. The first team offensive line was ineffective despite a shake-up to theContinue reading “Two Trades the Eagles Should Make Now (That Don’t Involve Deshaun Watson)”

Five Free Agent Wide Receivers the Eagles Could Target

By Pete Baxter The Eagles announced Monday that rookie wide receiver DeVonta Smith is “week to week” after suffering an MCL sprain. Smith was the tenth pick in this year’s draft and is expected to be the number one receiver for his former college teammate Jalen Hurts. Smith had an incredible college career at Alabama.Continue reading “Five Free Agent Wide Receivers the Eagles Could Target”

Why The Eagles Should Not Pursue Deshaun Watson

By Pete Baxter Rumors have swirled throughout the NFL offseason regarding Deshaun Watson’s future. It was reported in January that Watson had officially requested a trade from the Houston Texans. This was immediately following the team’s hiring of new General Manager Nick Caserio. This followed a season in which Watson led the league in passing,Continue reading “Why The Eagles Should Not Pursue Deshaun Watson”

Philadelphia Eagles 2021 Season Preview: An Optimist’s Perspective

By Pete Baxter The Philadelphia Eagles are a team with a great deal of talent but an even greater number of question marks heading into the 2021 NFL Season. First-time head coach Nick Sirianni, most recently the offensive coordinator of the Indianapolis Colts, has had an impressive rise through the league’s coaching ranks over theContinue reading “Philadelphia Eagles 2021 Season Preview: An Optimist’s Perspective”

Can We All Agree to Root for Jalen Hurts This Year?

By Pete Baxter The 2020 NFL season was an unmitigated disaster for the Philadelphia Eagles. In the end, an NFL champion head coach lost his job. A 28-year-old former MVP candidate quarterback was moved. From the ashes of the dumpster fire emerged embattled General Manager Howie Roseman, who was able to retain his job. RosemanContinue reading “Can We All Agree to Root for Jalen Hurts This Year?”