Sorry, Sheil, sometimes that’s the way the cookie crumbles. You went first, you selected Mat McBriar as your punter, and hours later the news came down that he would be cut.
So I submit my final projections for the Eagles’ 53-man roster at plus-one. And no, I take no shame in gaining an advantage this way. On the line is a night of whiskey drinking on the loser for the victor and a few of his friends. Tell my wife not to wait up Friday night.
Here we go.
We are now just a week away from the roster being trimmed down to 53, which means it’s time to get serious. This is the last tune-up before the final drafts are submitted. Sheil gave his take on Thursday.
Here’s my stab at it.
A good effort by Sheil in his attempt to project the Eagles’ 53-man roster. Sadly, he is dead wrong.
In case you missed it, we’re squaring off against one another to see who can most accurately predict what the final roster will look like. We’ll do this each week leading up to the trim-downs. We haven’t yet settled on the stakes, but here is the leader in the clubhouse, courtesy of reader distantfires:
Winner and three friends get to pick the spot for a round of single malt whiskey paid for by loser (who’s welcome to attend at his own costs).
Not a whiskey man, but I’ll gladly pour a couple back at Kapadia’s expense. Might even let him take in the good times (but probably not).
Sheil’s picks are here. Now onto the real list: