NFL Picks Against The Spread 2017: Wild Card Playoff Games

Eli Manning. (USA Today Sports)

Eli Manning. (USA Today Sports)

Before the first round of the 2017 NFL playoff schedule kicks off, let’s have some fun by taking a look at the spreads for this week’s round of Wild Card games.

Here are suggestions when trying to beat the odds. You can find all of today’s NFL betting lines and more via Bovada. My record at the end of the regular season is 115-105-14 after going 8-8 last week. Let’s get to the post-season picks. Read more »

NFL Mock Draft 2017 Roundup: Early Look At Eagles Options

Corey Davis. (USA TODAY Sports)

Corey Davis. (USA TODAY Sports)

The 2017 NFL Draft is 111 days away, but it’s never too early (OK, it totally is) to look at some mock drafts to get an idea of who the Philadelphia Eagles might pick. The Eagles will own the No. 14 or No. 15 pick in the first round of the draft depending on the results of a coin flip at the NFL Combine. Let’s take a look at what the experts are saying. Read more »

Can the Eagles Afford Bennie Logan And DeSean Jackson?

Bennie Logan. (USA Today Sports)

Bennie Logan. (USA Today Sports)

When Howie Roseman went on his spending spree last offseason, he locked up the Eagles’ first two picks in the 2013 draft — Lane Johnson and Zach Ertz. But as the months progressed, it became increasingly clear that signing their third pick in that draft, Bennie Logan, was not a priority.

Now, if the Birds want to keep the 27-year-old defensive tackle who is set to become a free agent this offseason, they may have to open up their wallets even more.

“I think some of the Eagles’ recent contracts, which have been a bit more optimistic about the future potential of their players, will have Logan looking for a big number if he is to bypass free agency to stick with Philly,” Over The Cap’s Jason Fitzgerald told Birds 24/7. “That means looking for Tyrone Crawford/Damon Harrison money in the $9 million per year range, but my feeling is that his market value likely will fall in the $5.75-6.75 million per year range.” Read more »

Eagles Wake-Up Call: Howie Roseman Notes

Howie Roseman. (Jeff Fusco)

Howie Roseman. (Jeff Fusco)

Howie Roseman isn’t available to talk to the media much, and when he is, he doesn’t always provide the most clarity with his answers. Regardless, it’s always valuable to hear from the guy whom Jeffrey Lurie is trusting to run the show.

We touched on Roseman’s explanation of the Eric Rowe trade yesterday and how he may have a different draft strategy this year, but here are some final notes on the most important topics Roseman touched on during his conversation with reporters: Read more »

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