6:25 AM EDT, Sun October 21, 2018
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The Linc - Eagles’ pass rush ranks first in NFL

The Linc - Eagles’ pass rush ranks first in NFL

Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 10/21/18. Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... Ranking all 32 NFL teams’ pass-rush units after Week 6 - PFFTeam Pass-Rush Grade: 85.9. Team Pressure Percentage: 42% (1st). Team Pressure Percentage when Blitzing: 50.0% (25th). Top Pass-Rusher (Pass-Rush Grade): DI Fletcher Cox (91.1). Yup. Fletcher Cox leads all NFL players with 15 QB hits. Eagles have three in the top 10. In addition to Michael Bennett (11), Derek Barnett is tied for eighth with 10.Eagles lead NFL with 59 QB hits, are third with 7.7 per game. https://t.co/xa3PiUa2gS—...
5 hours ago
Eagles vs. Panthers game TV coverage map

Eagles vs. Panthers game TV coverage map

Check here to see if you get the game. It’s Philadelphia Eagles game day! But can you watch their NFL Week 7 game against the Carolina Panthers from where you’re located? If you live in the RED or BROWN on the television coverage map below, you’re in luck (via 506Sports.com). If you live in the red or brown, you can watch the Eagles versus Panthers game on FOX starting at 1:00 PM ET. As you can see, a good chunk of the United States is set to receive this one. Kenny Albert, Charles Davis, and Pam Oliver are on the call for this game. Alternatively, you can turn on...
10 hours ago
NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 7 Games

NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 7 Games

Here are some suggestions when trying to beat the odds. Before the seventh Sunday of the 2018 NFL regular season kicks off, let’s have some fun by taking a look at the spreads for today’s games. (Click here for NFL Week 7 picks without regard to the spread.) Here are suggestions when trying to beat the odds. You can find all of today’s NFL betting lines and over/unders via SB Nation. My season record so far is 35-56-2 after going 6-8-1 last week. Woof. It’s just not my year. NFL Week 7 Games Tennessee Titans at Los Angeles Chargers (-7): The Titans have scored two offensive...
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How Norv Turner Stepped Into The Age Of The Spread

How Norv Turner Stepped Into The Age Of The Spread

Turner’s Air Coryell ideas are getting an added boost with the potent backfield in Carolina Carolina’s 2017 offense wasn’t pretty. The Panthers finished the season ranked 17th in offensive DVOA; 19th in yards/play at 5 even. Carolina fans and analysts lamented the quick pivot to conservative offense once a lead was achieved — no matter how small or early that lead came to be. Newton was regularly asked to make more difficult throws than most quarterbacks in the league — he was the clubhouse leader by NFL Next Gen Statistics back in the 2016 season; 5th-most attempts in 2017. As...
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Eagles Fans Rooting Guide for Week 7 Games

Eagles Fans Rooting Guide for Week 7 Games

Here are the teams you should be rooting for ... and against. Here’s a look at which teams Philadelphia Eagles fans should be rooting for during NFL Week 7 games. EAGLES GAME Carolina Panthers at Philadelphia Eagles: The Eagles can advance to 4-3 with a win. It’d be their first time above .500 since Week 3. Root for the Eagles, you dummy. NFC EAST GAMES Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins: This is a tough one. At first glance, it seems like rooting for Washington to lose is the best choice since they’re currently first in the NFC East at 3-2. They’d advance to 4-2 and 1-0 in the...
16 hours ago
Carson Wentz finishes second in “Which young QB would you take for the next 10 years?” poll

Carson Wentz finishes second in “Which young QB would you take for the next 10 years?” poll

This would look a lot different in 2017. Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse, a survey of fans across the NFL powered by SurveyMonkey. Each week, we send 32 polls to 100+ plugged in fans from each team. Eagles fans, sign up HERE to join FanPulse. The national question for this week’s SB Nation FanPulse polling asked: “Which young quarterback would you take for the next 10 years?” The results from all 32 SB Nation NFL team sites have been tallied and here at the final results: Survey shows 77% of football fans don’t know what they’re talking about#FanPulse...
16 hours ago
Eagles vs. Panthers game watching guide

Eagles vs. Panthers game watching guide

Everything you need to know about this big Week 7 matchup. The Philadelphia Eagles (3-3) are returning home to Lincoln Financial Field this Sunday to host the Carolina Panthers (3-2). It’s a big game for the reigning Super Bowl champions. The Eagles need to prove that beating the Giants on Thursday Night Football in Week 6 wasn’t just about New York being bad. It’s time for the Eagles to step up and show everybody that they’re truly back to form. The Panthers are a quality opponent. They’re not a flat out juggernaut by any means but they’re solid. Carolina ranks 11th in DVOA...
17 hours ago
Jim Schwartz’s plan for Cam Newton

Jim Schwartz’s plan for Cam Newton

Using the coaches philosophy to devise a scheme... How do you plan to deploy a pass rush against a mobile quarterback? Do you contain on both sides? Do you add a spy to keep tabs for the entire game or in key situations? What if your data presents a different picture? What if it says you don’t need to do any of that? For Super Bowl Philadelphia Eagles’ defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, devising his rush plan starts with the quarterback, not the offensive line. He detailed this philosophy in a 2015 C.O.O.L. (Coaches of Offensive Linemen) Clinic. “We didn’t look at your stances, we...
21 hours ago
Ben 10: College football prospects to watch in Week 8

Ben 10: College football prospects to watch in Week 8

Two Bens list their ten prospects to watch in Week 8 Karan Higdon, RB #22, Michigan v. Michigan State (12 PM ET, Fox) In the landscape of college football, Michigan running back Karan Higdon in flying under the radar. After barely missing 1,000 rushing yards a year ago, Higdon is on a tear this season; averaging 5.7 yards over the course of his 120 carries. The 202 pound senior is Michigan’s catalyst on offense and will be leaned on against a stingy Michigan State defense. Higdon’s performance in the ranked rivalry game will be weighed heavily on his draft stock. - Natan Cortez...
22 hours ago
The Linc - Eagles players feel like they have their 2017 confidence back

The Linc - Eagles players feel like they have their 2017 confidence back

Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 10/20/18. Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... Doug Pederson has Eagles feeling like their 2017 selves again - ESPN“He just wanted to remind us of who we were,” said running back Wendell Smallwood during a recent appearance on 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia. “He showed us the highlights and we all thought to ourselves, ‘Man, where are those guys at? We miss those guys.’ I was like, ‘Man, we’ve got to get that back.’” Those guys reappeared last Thursday in the Meadowlands. The Eagles returned to their swag-having,...
Oct 19, 2018
What They’re Saying About the Eagles, Week 6: Giants I Edition

What They’re Saying About the Eagles, Week 6: Giants I Edition

Giant kick to the Giant’s Season Welcome to the Week 6 Edition of WTS, featuring an Eagles blow out win over Saquon Barkley and occasionally some other people. This edition is coming out a little later than I would normally like, much like our offence this season, but it’s here now, so let’s get down to business. This game showcased much of what you would expect in an Eagles/Giants match up at what some could construe as a home game, complete with Manning face, Odell arguing with inanimate objects, and Big Blue View’s discussion of decent draft options by halftime. ...
Oct 19, 2018
Eagles’ Week 8 opponent trades for Carlos Hyde

Eagles’ Week 8 opponent trades for Carlos Hyde

Philadelphia will see him in London. Two NFL teams agreed to a trade on Friday and a running back was involved. The Philadelphia Eagles were not one of the two teams. NFL insider Adam Schefter was first to report the Cleveland Browns are sending Carlos Hyde to the Jacksonville Jaguars in exchange for a 2019 fifth-round pick. This news impacts the Eagles since they’re going to be playing the Jags in London next Sunday, October 28. Jacksonville’s acquisition of Hyde suggests Jaguars workhorse running back Leonard Fournette, who has been dealing with a hamstring injury, will NOT be...
Oct 19, 2018
Eagles vs. Panthers Final Injury Report: Jason Peters and Lane Johnson on track to start

Eagles vs. Panthers Final Injury Report: Jason Peters and Lane Johnson on track to start

Final injury update. The Philadelphia Eagles released their third and final official injury report on Friday in advance of their Week 7 game against the Carolina Panthers. The good news is that starting offensive tackles Jason Peters and Lane Johnson are on track to play. They’re not even listed on the injury report despite being limited in practice at times this week. Here’s hoping they’ll be able to make it through the game. The Eagles ruled the following five players OUT: running back Darren Sproles, cornenrback Sidney Jones, safety Corey Graham, linebacker Nathan Gerry, and...
Oct 19, 2018
Eagles experience biggest boost in fan confidence heading into Week 7

Eagles experience biggest boost in fan confidence heading into Week 7

FanPulse update Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse, a survey of fans across the NFL powered by SurveyMonkey. Each week, we send 32 polls to 100+ plugged in fans from each team. Eagles fans, sign up HERE to join FanPulse. Let’s take stock of the NFC East heading into NFL Week 7 based on SB Nation’s latest FanPulse numbers. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Eagles fans are feeling a lot better about the reigning Super Bowl champions following Philadelphia’s decisive 34-13 win over the New York Giants last Thursday. The Eagles saw the biggest boot in fan confidence this week with a 39% increase. Fan...
Oct 19, 2018
Previewing the Eagles vs. Panthers game

Previewing the Eagles vs. Panthers game

BGN Radio Episode 15 Sunday’s matchup against the Carolina Panthers is an important game for the Philadelphia Eagles as they try to prove their win over the New York Giants wasn’t just about them beating up on a bad team. In order to get you ready for this battle, John Stolnis and I got together to preview this week’s contest on the newest episode of BGN Radio. Topics include: Looking back to last year’s Eagles vs. Panthers game and seeing if there are any learning points BLG explaining how the officiating should be much different this time around Figuring out how to defend Cam...