PHILADELPHIA - Consider it a statement made. The Philadelphia Eagles improved to 3-0 after routing the Pittsburgh Steelers, a team many believe will contend for the AFC title. They dominated all three aspects of the game and asserted themselves as the team to beat in the NFC East.
Heading into the Eagles game with the Bears on Monday Night Football the matchup between the Bears offense and Eagles defense is coming into focus with Leodis McKelvin not practicing so far this week. If McKelvin can't go on Monday night, there's the expectation this will thrust Rookie Jalen Mills into a starting roll at Cornerback whether on the outside or in the slot; this would open up the pot
PHILADELPHIA - A new era began Sunday afternoon with a nearly flawless performance by rookie quarterback Carson Wentz. New Head Coach Doug Pederson also saw his debut end very well as the Philadelphia Eagles won their season opener 29-10 over the Cleveland Browns.
With Jim Schwartz coming in as the Eagles Defensive Coordinator in 2016 combined with two of the Eagles best players playing on the defensive side of the ball, expectations are that there will be a much better defense in Philadelphia this season as compared to the last few seasons...
The third NFL preseason game is frequently viewed as a "dress rehearsal" for the starters. They play more in this game than any other preseason game. However, it is also a vital opportunity for many players to make a final impression before the first big cut day takes place. By this time next week the roster must be cut down to 53 players.
The Philadelphia Eagles improved to 2-0 this preseason thanks to another outstanding effort by the Philly defense. The Eagles pitched a shutout and have now forced nine turnovers so far this preseason.