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  • Eagles defense experiencing typical growing pains

    Eagles defense experiencing typical growing pains
    — When factoring in all the new pieces and position and technique changes going on with the Philadelphia Eagles defense this year, it's really quite unreasonable to expect the group to be solid every week. There's bound to be setbacks, sometimes...
  • Solid as a Roc

     
    Chip Kelly likes his defenders big. The bigger, the better. That doesn't mean the Eagles coach won't hesitate to call on 5-foot-10, 195-pound Roc Carmichael to start at cornerback again this coming Sunday against the Washington Redskins. Carmichael did...
  • Barwin's words and actions have boosted Eagles

    — In helping the Philadelphia Eagles get a grasp of their new defense as the season has progressed, Connor Barwin learned a few things himself. Really, he had no choice. Shortly after signing as a free agent, the former Houston Texans outside...
  • Defense could benefit from near-total collapse

    — Of all the wins since the Philadelphia Eagles started this most unlikely streak they're on now of holding opponents to 21 points or less, Sunday's 24-16 victory over the Washington Redskins was the most gratifying, according to defensive...
  • Eagles failing to make grade at midseason

    Eagles failing to make grade at midseason
    Eight games into this war of attrition known as the NFL regular season, the more we watch the Philadelphia Eagles, the less we know about them. What was up is now down, what was black is now white and so on down the line. Rookie head coach Chip Kelly'...
  • Philadelphia Eagles defense still has plenty of cracks

    Philadelphia Eagles defense still has plenty of cracks
    — Three fourth-quarter interceptions and a sack. Three intentional grounding penalties and 53 rushing yards by their opponent. Just 21 points allowed despite 383 yards gained by the New York Giants at home. The numbers indicate significant...
  • Eagles' defense can't rest after Sunday's effort

    Eagles' defense can't rest after Sunday's effort
    — Beating two winless teams in a row with the help of a defense that saved its best for last in both weeks was maybe the most encouraging sign the Philadelphia Eagles provided on Sunday. The unit came through with its lone takeaway to squelch...
  • Lots of work ahead for Eagles

     
    Eagles players are spending a lot less time on the premises during a typical work day, but new coach Chip Kelly revealed on Thursday that they will be spending a little more time on the field. Gone is the Tuesday......
  • By the numbers: a guess at Eagles' roster puzzle

     
    With final roster cuts looming this week, it's a good bet that Eagles coach Chip Kelly and his staff at least have a good idea already of how they will construct the roster. Here's one guess at the projected 53-player......
  • Charting Connor Barwin's 11.5 sacks in 2011

     
    In 2011, new Eagles OLB Connor Barwin had 11.5 sacks for the Texans. In 2012, he had 3. The dip in production can be explained any number of different ways. For example, did the Texans ask him to play differently?......
  • Recapping and analyzing the Eagles’ moves in free agency

     
    The Eagles may find another bargain bin player or two late in free agency, but we've probably seen the end of any serious moves on their part, so let's recap what they've accomplished over the last few weeks. We'll begin......
  • Mock draft: With the 4th (or 5th) overall pick, the Eagles select Dion Jordan, OLB, Oregon

     
    Yesterday, over at my own little football website, I published a 15,852 word mock draft. Anyone who reads the entire thing has no life. The first three picks went like this: Chiefs: OT Luke Joeckel Jaguars: OT Eric Fisher Raiders:......