The Eagles went from being able to wrap up a second straight NFC East crown at home to three weeks later being locked out of the postseason fun. The Eagles won 10 games, but will have nothing more to show for it. It never should have come to this.
The Philadelphia Eagles closed out a second straight 10-win season under Chip Kelly with a road victory against the division rival New York Giants Sunday afternoon in MetLife Stadium, but the Birds head to the offseason a little earlier than expected. Now the evaluations for the season will begin, but first it is time for one final evaluation on a single-game basis for the Eagles.
The Philadelphia Eagles expect to finish up the 2014 season on the road against the New York Giants with linebacker Trent Cole on the field. Quarterback Nick Foles, of course, will miss the final game of the season after having his second half of the season essentially wiped out by a broken collarbone.
The Philadelphia Eagles suffered a third straight loss, and the pain that comes with each loss is growing more and more intense. With a 27-24 setback on the road against NFC East rival Washington, the Eagles now see their playoff hopes about to be flushed away.
The Eagles may have let the NFC East slip through their fingers down the stretch, which could leave them left out of the postseason. The Dallas Cowboys had a few extra days to prepare for revenge against the Philadelphia Eagles, and perhaps it paid off.
The Eagles’ week 11 studs and duds from their blowout loss to the Packers.
The Philadelphia Eagles will head to the land of brats and cheese this weekend to take on the Green Bay Packers as close to full strength as they can be at this point in the season. The only starter that will not start, that is not injured for the rest of the season, is quarterback Nick Foles.
Making his first start with the Philadelphia Eagles, and for the first time in a while, Mark Sanchez was locked in and fully capable of running the Eagles offense against the Panthers.
Eagles CB Bradley Fletcher talks about his season and the upcoming game against the Cardinals.
The Philadelphia Eagles have every reason to be feeling good entering the off week, but this can also be a good a time as any to start evaluating who has been performing well and who has some room for improvement when the team gets back on the field. Here are some of the players who have come up big for the Eagles so far, and a couple who have had to be carried.
The Eagles have a chance to enter the bye week reversing the vibes going on around the city. Winning against the Giants should be enough, but doing so while addressing a few areas of concern would be the best way to head into the bye week next week.
If Sunday’s game exposed any one weakness on the Eagles defense, it is the play of the outside cornerbacks. St. Louis quarterback Austin Davis picked apart the Eagles defensive backs on the outside of the field time and time again as the Rams started to chip away.
There is one preseason game remaining, but there is still much to be settled when it comes to the Eagles roster.
Cary Williams and the Eagles are set to start joint practices with the Patriots.
The play of the Eagles defense will determine whether or not the team contends.