Inside the Birds: Back to Drawing Board for Jim Schwartz
Jim Schwartz has tried almost everything to conjure up an effective Eagles pass rush.
He's blitzed. He's played coverage. He's moved linemen around. He's even played five down linemen in one formation.
But through three games, the Eagles have just two sacks, just one by a defensive linemen. Now, the veteran Eagles defensive coordinator has to figure out how to pressure Packers star Aaron Rodgers on Thursday night at Lambeau Field in Green Bay.
In the latest Inside the Birds podcast, Eagles Insiders Geoff Mosher and Adam Caplan discuss Schwartz's dilemma and the strange impact of Ronald Darby's hamstring injury. They also deliver a personnel man's breakdown of the Eagles' 27-24 loss to along with a preview of Thursday night's prime-time Eagles-Packers game.
Also, Mosher writes about opportunity knocking for cornerbacks Rasul Douglas and Sidney Jones with Darby sidelined several weeks: