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Archive: January, 2013

The 3-4 defense vs. the 4-3, and how the Eagles fit

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:55 PM
One dynamic that has generated considerable reaction since Chip Kelly arrived was the merits of a 3-4 defense or a 4-3 defense, and with good reason. The Eagles have played a 4-3 defensive alignment for much of recent memory, and their roster had been assembled with a 4-3 in mind. But it's becoming... Read more

Rob Tornoe's Eagles cartoon caption contest

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:55 PM
It's time once again for you to write the caption to Rob Tornoe's latest sports cartoon. Post your best ideas in the comments. Rob will pick the best and we'll announce the results in a few days. Read more

Why Vick probably doesn't fit Kelly's vision

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:55 PM
We still are in the guessing stage, about pretty much everything when it comes to the Eagles and new coach Chip Kelly. Tops on the list of questions might be the quarterback. We all know that Michael Vick and Nick Foles are under contract, but that Vick can be released without any financial obligations... Read more

Billy Davis? Eagles Still Searching

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:55 PM
NEW ORLEANS -- Last week, a theory emerged about the Eagles' defensive coordinator search that made perfect sense. It seemed likely there was a tacit deal in place with someone still involved with coaching one of the Super Bowl teams, and so the new guy couldn't be announced, yet the team was able... Read more

LeSean McCoy fights with baby mama on Twitter, deletes account

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:55 PM
LeSean "Shady" McCoy lived up to his nickname Saturday night when he embarked on a Twitter battle with his baby mama, calling her names and insisting his followers also harass her on the social media site. A few hours later, the Eagles running back took town his Twitter page entirely. First... Read more

A closer look at the Steve Spagnuolo intrigue

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:55 PM
Steve Spagnuolo is now available, sending a portion of Eagles fans into debate about the prospect of hiring the former Eagles linebackers coach/Giants defensive coordinator/Rams head coach/Saints defensive coordinator. Of course, the Eagles defensive coordinator job might not be as available as it... Read more

What I Learned at the Senior Bowl

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:55 PM
MOBILE, Ala. --- Waiting at Mobile Regional Airport Thursday afternoon to head back to Philly. Listening to a guy loudly recount details of his business meeting over his phone. "He didn't seem concerned -- even before dinner, before you know, he'd started drinking..." Yes, I am leaving two days before... Read more

Looking back at the Eagles' 2010 fourth-round picks on day Mike Kafka signs in New England

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:55 PM
The news of Mike Kafka signing a futures contract with the New England Patriots makes this a good time to revisit the Eagles' 2010 draft class -- and specifically the fourth round. That's when Kafka went. He was one of four fourth-round picks. A fourth-round pick in the NFL has value, but not significant... Read more

The value of defensive coordinator experience

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:55 PM
In the Eagles search for a defensive coordinator, there's been considerable attention paid toNFL experience. In fact, the presume frontrunner at this point is 49ers defensive backs coach Ed Donatell, with Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham also previously discussed as a candidate. (The Eagles... Read more

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton talks Bountygate

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:55 PM
MOBILE, Ala. -- This post pretty much has nothing to do with the Eagles, except where Sean Payton said Wednesday at the Senior Bowl that there was never any chance of him going to another team when the NFL invalidated a clause in Payton's contract. technically, that could have made the Saints' coach... Read more
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