Slowly but surely, the Philadelphia Eagles are returning to health. Coming off of the bye, Wednesday’s practice saw the return of LG Evan Mathis, C Jason Kelce, RB Darren Sproles and LB Mychal Kendricks in limited action at practice. That’s gotta make you smile. – Birds 24/7
The Birds’ defense did a phenomonal job of shutting down the New York Giants in Week 6. But we’re still waiting to see consistency out of the D, which is a must if this team is truly going to be a contender. – CSNPhilly Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Philadelphia Eagles slowly but surely return to health’
The Philadelphia Eagles head into their bye week flying on the highest note possible: On the heels of total shutout of those New York football Giants 27-0. 27-zip. 27-to-nada.
However you say it, the score is beautiful.
This is the game when LeSean McCoy finally got going, notching 149 rushing yards. The tight ends got into the act, with Zach Ertz and James Casey both getting in the endzone. Nick Foles finished the game with 21 for 34 with 248 yards for two touchdowns, but also threw two interceptions. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles flying high after total shutout of New York Giants’
Time for Shady to get things started.
As the 3-1 Philadelphia Eagles prepare to face-off against the 1 -2 St. Louis Rams this afternoon at the Linc, questions abound. Will the offensive line return to some of its former glory with the return of Lane Johnson from his suspension? And please, oh please: Is this the game when LeSean McCoy will FINALLY turn up and get something going?
Rams quarterback Austin Davis, though inexperienced in the NFL, has completed 72% of his passes in three starts. The Birds defense is ranked just 23rd against the pass in the league, and according to ProFootballFocus, Cary Williams is the most targeted corner in the league since 2011. That said, the Rams are not a team filled with offensive weapons, so if Philadelphia can stand firm and not give up big plays, they should be able to contain whatever the Rams try to get going. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles’ goal against the Rams: Get LeSean McCoy going’
Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles offense could get nothing going against the San Francisco 49ers.
With the many questions surrounding what this Philadelphia Eagles team is and what it isn’t heading into the fourth game of the season, there was never a question about the offense. The 3-0 start showed that, regardless of the start, the Birds would and could generate points in a variety of ways. Of course they can–that’s Chip Kelly’s hallmark. Continue reading ‘Total failing by the Philadelphia Eagles’offense costs game against the San Francisco 49ers (VIDEO)’
The Philadelphia Eagles face off against the San Francisco 49ers this afternoon and “experts” don’t anticipate that the Birds will do well. The fact that a strong 49ers team has the 6th-ranked defense in the league and is off to an uncharacteristic 1-2 start doesn’t help matter. This is a must-win game for them, and at home, and Philadelphia has had to travel cross country–all challenges to overcome.
Get set for game day while Morning Muse gives you the lowdown of what to look for this afternoon. Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Do the San Francisco 49ers have the edge over the Philadelphia Eagles?’