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 »

All-22 Review: How the Eagles’ Defense Dominated the Falcons

Fletcher Cox. (Jeff Fusco)

Fletcher Cox. (Jeff Fusco)

Some position-by-position thoughts on the Eagles’ defense after watching the All-22 coaches film from their 24-15 win over the Falcons:

DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR

*Jim Schwartz turned in another terrific game calling the shots, and while the Eagles have plenty of talent on defense, he’s a big reason the Birds rank third in the NFL in points per game allowed, sixth in yards per game allowed and sixth in takeaways. Against Atlanta, Schwartz’s unit held the Falcons to season lows in points (15), yards (303), first downs (11), offensive plays (48) and time of possession (21:50). Before the game on Sunday, Atlanta ranked first in the NFL in points per game (33.9) and second in the league in yards per game (429.2). Read more »

Eagles Notes: Injury Updates, NFL Not Yet In Touch

Doug Pederson. (Jeff Fusco)

Doug Pederson. (Jeff Fusco)

After exiting the Eagles’ 24-15 win over the Falcons in the second quarter with a head injury, Nolan Carroll is now going through concussion protocol, Doug Pederson announced Monday afternoon. However, Pederson added that the Eagles aren’t planning on making any personnel changes despite Carroll possibly being out this week and Leodis McKelvin’s lingering hamstring injury.

With Ron Brooks out for the season with a quad injury, the Eagles’ only other cornerbacks are rookies. Jalen Mills has played significant snaps, but C.J. Smith and Aaron Grymes have combined for only one NFL snap. Read more »

Leodis McKelvin: Hamstring May Be Season-Long Issue

Leodis McKelvin. (USA Today Sports)

Leodis McKelvin. (USA Today Sports)

After the Eagles’ 28-23 loss to the Giants on Sunday, Leodis McKelvin noted his hamstring prevented him from running at his top speed. After practice on Wednesday, he added that it may bother him for the rest of this season.

“I’m probably going to deal with this shit for the rest of this year, unless it just magically disappears,” McKelvin said. “It’s going to be a struggle. It’s just something I’m going to have to deal with if I want to continue to go out there and play. I got to be more technically sound whenever I’m out there. A lot of guys go through injuries. A lot of guys play through injuries, so that’s just my case.” Read more »

Eagles-Giants Inactives: Two Philly Starters Out

Bennie Logan. (Jeff Fusco)

Bennie Logan. (Jeff Fusco)

East Rutherford, N.J. — The following Eagles will be inactive for their game today against the Giants: Josh AndrewsAllen Barbre (hamstring), Dillon GordonKamu Grugier-Hill (hamstring), Taylor Hart (ankle) and Bennie Logan (groin). Philadelphia only has six players inactive because they declined to fill the open roster spot available after they cut Josh Huff. Read more »

Eagles vs. Giants Injury Report: Four Philadelphia Players Ruled Out

Allen Barbre. (Jeff Fusco)

Allen Barbre. (Jeff Fusco)

UPDATEBennie Logan (groin) and Taylor Hart (ankle) have been downgraded to out and will not travel with the team to New York, according to the Eagles.

Original Story

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson ruled out two players in advance of Philadelphia’s Week 9 game against the New York Giants. Starting left guard Allen Barbre and special teams linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill will not play on Sunday. Read more »

Eagles-Cowboys Inactives: Bennie Logan Out

Bennie Logan. (Jeff Fusco)

Bennie Logan. (Jeff Fusco)

ARLINGTON, TX — The following Eagles are inactive for their game tonight against the Cowboys: Josh Andrews, Dillon Gordon, Taylor Hart, Kamu Grugier-Hill, Bennie Logan, Isaac Seumalo and Bryce Treggs. Read more »

Three Eagles Starters ‘Questionable’ For Vikings Game

Leodis McKelvin. (Jeff Fusco)

Leodis McKelvin. (Jeff Fusco)

Ron Brooks, Bennie LoganLeodis McKelvin and Mychal Kendricks are “questionable” for the Eagles-Vikings game on Sunday as Sam Bradford returns to Philadelphia with an undefeated Minnesota squad. Meanwhile, Allen Barbre, Jason Kelce, Jordan Matthews, Rodney McLeod and Marcus Smith will be available to play. Read more »

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