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Man Up: Defense

Man Up: Patterson, Landri make plays

Monday, October 17, 2011, 7:22 AM
Here's the player-by-player review of the Eagles' defensive performance against the Redskins after having re-watched the game: Jason Babin - He didn't have a sack, but Babin still got pressure on Rex Grossman. He was credited with a game-high three quarterback hits and was active overall. Babin stopped... Read more

Man Up: Issues for DRC, Eagles CBs

Monday, October 10, 2011, 9:59 AM
In case you missed it from Sunday, I counted 13 missed tackles by the Eagles and charted all of them. Meanwhile, here is the player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' defensive performance during Sunday's loss to the Bills. Jason Babin - He didn't have a sack for the first time all season, but I'd... Read more

Man Up: Where to begin with Eagles' D?

Monday, October 3, 2011, 11:41 AM
After re-watching the Eagles' 24-23 loss to the 49ers, I counted exactly one defensive player who played well: Jason Babin. After the first three weeks, blame was placed mostly on the linebackers and safeties. But after Sunday, the cornerbacks and defensive linemen are going to have to take some... Read more

Man Up: Asomugha, Matthews and the D

Monday, September 26, 2011, 10:28 AM
Here's a player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' defensive performance against the Giants after having re-watched the game. And if you missed it from Sunday night, here's a detailed breakdown of the five plays of 25+ yards the defense allowed. Jason Babin - As always, Babin was active, but overall... Read more

Man Up: Cole shines, Chaney struggles

Monday, September 19, 2011, 12:02 PM
Before we get to the breakdown, a few notes on the Eagles' defense. This is an extremely difficult group to evaluate because they are outstanding in certain areas (rushing the quarterback, covering with their corners) and just flat-out bad in other areas (consistent run defense, covering with their... Read more

Man Up: Matthews, Page and the Eagles' D

Monday, September 12, 2011, 10:17 AM
It's that time again. Below is my player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' defense, after I re-watched their 31-13 win against the Rams. But first, I want to thank reader, Excel whiz and Eagles fan Mark, who has helped me put together spreadsheets to chart a lot of the data you'll see in MTC features... Read more
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