Eagles Wake-Up Call: Jets Scouting Report

Photo courtesy of USA Today Sports.

Photo courtesy of USA Today Sports.

Malcolm Jenkins didn’t mince words.

“This isn’t the Jets that you saw last year,” the safety said. “This is a team that’s well-coached, they have a plan and they execute well.”

After struggling in the first two weeks of the season, the Eagles travel to play the Jets on Sunday. New York, on the other hand, is off to their best start since 2011 with two quick wins.

Because the Eagles wrapped up reviewing film from the Cowboys game and moved on to the Jets, we asked several players and coaches what they’ve seen so far when studying New York’s tape. Read more »

Eagles’ Defense To Face Its ‘Biggest Test’

Eagles Defensive Coordinator Bill Davis Explaining to Press
Brandon Marshall
and Alshon Jeffery are getting the most attention heading into Sunday Night’s matchup between the Eagles and Bears. Given the talent of that receiver duo and the way the Eagles’ secondary performed in Minnesota last week, it’s certainly understandable.

But it’s clear Billy Davis‘ concerns do not stop there.

“Chicago might be one of the most talented offenses we face,” he said.  “Top five in scoring.  Big, physical Pro Bowl receivers, two of them.  They have a tight end [Martellus Bennett] who is a big, athletic passing tight end.  The running back [Matt Forte] is as rounded as any running back we’ve faced.  His pass protection is great.  He runs the ball well.  He catches out of the backfield well.

“The offensive line is young on one side, but it’s getting better and better as we go.  The quarterback [Jay Cutler] can make all the throws.  You can tell he understands this offense because his eyes are downfield and he’s getting the ball where it needs to be.  This is overall our biggest test.”

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