This is the final installment of the offseason outlook series. We have covered the quarterbacks, wide receivers, running backs, tight ends, offensive line, defensive line, inside linebackers, outside linebackers and cornerbacks. Now it’s on to the safeties.
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The Eagles made cuts today, trimming the roster down to 53 players in advance of the 4 p.m. deadline. Here’s a position-by-position look at what the squad looks like on defense. If you missed the post on the offense, click here.
Defensive line (7): Fletcher Cox, Cedric Thornton, Bennie Logan, Vinny Curry, Beau Allen, Brandon Bair, Taylor Hart.
If you would have told me a month ago that Bair was going to make the roster, I would have vehemently disagreed. But his preseason performance made keeping him seem like a no-brainer. Read more »
The Eagles need to trim the roster down to 53 players by 4 p.m. on Saturday. Here’s how I see it playing out heading into the team’s final exhibition game: Read more »
The Eagles took the field for their first training camp practice of the 2014 season today. Here’s what we saw. Read more »
With the Eagles’ final spring practice in the books, now’s a good time to take stock of what we saw from the first-year players taken in last month’s draft. Here’s a player-by-player look: Read more »
During one portion of 7-on-7’s Tuesday the first-team offense showed a four-receiver look. From left to right it went: Riley Cooper, Josh Huff, Jordan Matthews, Jeremy Maclin. There were different personnel groupings throughout the day but that one stood out, maybe because it contained the receivers on which the most hope is pinned.
On the outside, two veterans that come with both accomplishment and a caveat. Cooper’s is that he has just one truly productive NFL season under his belt. Maclin’s is that he is coming off major knee surgery.
On the inside, a pair of first-year players who will be the exception rather than the rule if they have standout rookie years.
In the middle of it all, a quarterback in Nick Foles who seems just fine with the weapons he is working with — including the green ones. Read more »
The Eagles open a three-day mini-camp today at the NovaCare Complex.
These will be the final practice sessions of the spring. The players will then get more than a month off before the start of training camp in late July. Keeping that in mind, here are three things we’ll be keeping an eye on. Read more »