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Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

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Rodgers-Cromartie named ‘Goat Of the Week’

In his widely-read Monday Morning Quarterback Column, SI.com’s Peter King named Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie his ‘Goat of the Week’ and suggested a six-figure fine could be coming after the Eagles cornerback launched himself at Byron Leftwich Thursday night.

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DB Review: Issues For DRC, Asomugha, Jarrett

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Nnamdi AsomughaHere is my player-by-player review of the Eagles defensive backs after having re-watched Thursday night’s preseason game against the Steelers.

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Instant Observations: Eagles vs. Steelers

From Jaiquawn Jarrett’s struggles to Nick Foles’ arm, here are instant observations from Thursday night’s Eagles-Steelers preseason game.

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Eagles Practice Observations: Ryans Makes His Mark

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans.The drill matched up a seventh-year veteran with 86 career starts against a rookie seventh-round pick searching for a roster spot.

DeMeco Ryans vs. Bryce Brown. A one-on-one coverage drill pitting linebackers and defensive backs against running backs and wide receivers. The offensive players generally have the advantage with this setup, and there are many more completed passes than passes broken up.

On this particular play, however, there was neither.

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Eagles Practice Observations

Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher CoxFor first-round pick Fletcher Cox, this was just part of the learning process.

With the Eagles in full pads for the first time this summer, Cox participated in one-on-one drills against the offensive linemen. On one rep, last year’s first-round pick, Danny Watkins, stood his ground and got the better of Cox.

Jim Washburn immediately turned his attention to the next defensive lineman up. But Cullen Jenkins, an eight-year veteran, decided it was time to give the rookie some pointers, taking him aside and offering up some instruction.

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Eagles Training Camp Preview: Cornerbacks

How will the Eagles use Nnamdi Asomugha in 2012? Will Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie have the same tackling issues Asante Samuel had? And what are the chances that undrafted free agent Cliff Harris makes the roster? Answering those questions and more in this breakdown of the Eagles cornerback situation.