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Paolantonio: Jernigan Eagles’ MVP On Defense
The 2017 Eagles Defensive Line has been as advertised accumulating Seven Sacks, Two Forced Fumbles, and 21 Tackles - Jernigan is a perfect partner to disrupt opposing offensive lines along side Fletcher Cox accumulating 1.5 Sacks, Three Tackles for Loss, and Two Quarterback Hits
Jackson: Offensively Holmes Gives You A Ton More Than Noel
In the 15 games since the Sixers traded Nerlens Noel, Richaun Holmes has stepped into a major role as the primary backup Big Man for the team.  Without Noel on the roster and Joel Embiid out for the season, there was a major void to be filled and Holmes has done work averaging 13...
Why Are Eagles Ignoring The Defense So Far This Offseason?
The Eagles have made it a priority this offseason to build around the man they consider their Franchise Quarterback.  While Carson Wentz threw for 3,782 Yards and 16 Touchdowns his Rookie season, his 62.4 Completion Percentage in many ways was a byproduct of the Receivers that the team gave him…
Brooks: Eagles CBs Getting Beat On Lack Of Technique
Over the last six games the Eagles are 1-5 and a major issue is on defense.  Over that stretch the defense is allowing 284.7 Passing Yards Per Game and only forced six turnovers total.
Barrett Brooks of CSN Philly joined The Sports Bash on Monday and elaborated on the problems in the Eagles secondary…
Is Eagles Pass Coverage More At Fault Than Pass Rush In 2016?
The Eagles have only gotten to opposing Quarterbacks six times in the last five weeks after the defense recorded 20 sacks in their first six games of the season.  With the Eagles defense allowing 25 Points Per Game since Week 7, many people have pointed to the front four as to who is at fault..…
Davenport: Jenkins Is The Catalyst Of Eagles Defense
Eagles Safety Malcolm Jenkins is one of the leaders on the Eagles defense and is arguably the second best player on the roster.  With Ron Brooks out for the season and Leodis McKelvin struggling to stay on the field, Jenkins' role on defense has evolved from week to week as he has played b…
Brooks: Brandon Graham Is Playing At A Pro Bowl Level
In the Vikings 1st five games of 2016 they had allowed their Quarterbacks to be hit 27 times.  On Sunday the Eagles defense registered 12 Quarterback Hits and 6 Sacks, making Sunday a long day for Sam Bradford.  Brandon Graham had a big game outside of registering 1 Sack and 1 Forced Fumble; As per …
Is Pressuring Bradford Key For Eagles Defense On Sunday?
Despite coming off their Bye Week with a 5-0 record the Vikings will be traveling to Philadelphia with an Offensive Line that is missing both their starting Tackles as Matt Kahlil and Andre Smith are on Injured Reserve.  The Vikings have allowed their Quarterbacks to be hit 27 times in the pock…

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