The Eagles defense might have been better than you think last season.
Rookie safety Early Wolff, who missed five of the last six games with a knee injury, was active for the Eagles for their NFC wild-card playoff game.
The Eagles, Flyers and Villanova have been on fire as of late.
The Philadelphia Eagles will need their defensive secondary to be on their toes this weekend with Drew Brees leading the New Orleans Saints in to town with a monster of a passing offense. Fortunately for the Eagles, the defensive backfield is getting healthier in time for the playoffs.
CB Brandon Boykin, who was knocked out of the Minnesota game with a head injury, and S Earl Wolff, who missed the last four games with a knee injury, were listed as probable against the Bears.
Back-up safeties Colt Anderson (knee) and Kurt Coleman (hamstring) have been held out of practice all week. Both have been ruled out for this weekend’s game on the Eagles injury report.
Eagles safety Earl Wolff says he thinks he could compete in 94WIP’s Wing Bowl.
Rookie safety Earl Wollf is listed as doubtful for this weekend’s road game. Veteran corner backs Brandon Boykin (hip) and Cary Williams (hamstring) are officially listed as probable for this weekend’s match-up, so the Eagles should have their starting defensive backs against the Vikings.
For the second straight week the Philadelphia Eagles will be in mostly good health, but rookie safety Earl Wolff will once again be out of action. The young rising defensive player in the Eagles secondary will be sidelined for the second straight game with a knee injury.
Injuries have been a far smaller concern this season for the Eagles compared to last season. Perhaps that is a significant factor in the turnaround on the field in addition to a new coach breathing new life in to the franchise.
The Eagles will need to have a stable offense capable of providing protection to quarterback Michael Vick and clearing running lanes for running back LeSean McCoy. The offensive line will be critical for the Eagles.
Eagles’ training camp is a week old under Chip Kelly and there’s been one constant every day after the final whistle blows ending practice: That’s rookie fifth-round draft pick Earl Wolff taking extra reps, catching passes, honing footwork, sharpening technique.
The Philadelphia Eagles have selected North Carolina State safety Earl Wolff in the fifth round of the NFL draft.