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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…
How Can The Eagles Takedown The Undefeated Vikings?
The Eagles have a daunting task when they return home this Sunday to play the 5-0 Minnesota Vikings.  Vikings are 1st in NFL in 2016 in Points Against (12.6 per game) along with their Defense being Top 10 in NFL in Touchdowns Allowed.  Their Offense has committed zero Turnovers on the seas…
Paolantonio: Bradham Is Eagles Best Linebacker
Before the Bye Week Eagles Linebacker Nigel Bradham was on the field 96 percent of the Eagles’ plays on defense over the first 3 games of the 2016 season compiling 10 Tackles and One Interception.  But in the 1st Half of the Eagles loss to the Lions, Bradham was an obvious loss …
Paunil: Logan Does Alot That Doesn’t Show Up In Box Score
After 4 games this season Eagles Defensive Tackle Bennie Logan has compiled 5 Total Tackles, 2 Sacks and 1 Forced Fumble.  Logan has been a key part of the Eagles revitalized defense under new Defensive Coordinator Jim Schwartz.
But Josh Paunil of Birds 24/7 at PhillyMag...
How Did Lions Expose Jim Schwartz Defense On Sunday?
The Eagles defense gave up 21 points in the 1st half to the Lions offense after only allowing 27 points in the previous three games combined.  Although they made adjustments at halftime and only allowed 3 points in the 2nd half, there may now be a blueprint on how to expose Jim Schwartz's …
Was Eagles Defense Underrated Heading Into The 2016 Season?
Heading into the 2016 season the expectations were higher for the Eagles defense compared to the offense because of Jim Schwartz instituting his defensive system and how the Eagles players fit into the system.  Well Schwartz and the defense after 3 games has not disappointed as they are ranked …

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