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The Linc - Eagles have one of the NFL’s top position group duos

The Linc - Eagles have one of the NFL’s top position group duos

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 7/4/22. Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... 2022 NFL season: Ranking top duos at 11 key position groups - NFL.comOffensive tackles: Jordan Mailata and Lane Johnson. The Eagles’ bookends possess the size, length and athleticism to stymie elite pass rushers on the edges. Johnson (6-6, 325) is an ultra-athletic blocker with exceptional skills in the run or pass game. The 32-year-old veteran is a rarity as a mauler/brawler with nimble feet and quick hands. With the Eagles transitioning to...
Jul 3, 2022
The Linc - “There isn’t a tougher QB evaluation in the NFL” than Jalen Hurts

The Linc - “There isn’t a tougher QB evaluation in the NFL” than Jalen Hurts

Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 7/3/22. Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... The 10 Non-Superstars Who Could Shape the 2022 NFL Season - The RingerJalen Hurts, QB Eagles. There isn’t a tougher QB evaluation in the NFL right now. Hurts in 2021 was a decent starter whose athleticism allowed him to overcome obvious limitations in the dropback passing game. But that version of Hurts was also far better than the one we saw during his rookie season in 2020, and leagues better than his final college season, before which...
Jul 2, 2022
Eagles Super Bowl contributor announces retirement

Eagles Super Bowl contributor announces retirement

Photo by Christian Petersen/ Farewell to a fan favorite. Former Eagles defensive tackle Beau Allen, a contributor to Philadelphia’s Super Bowl LII season, recently announced he’s officially retiring from the NFL. Statement via his verified Twitter account: “I am retiring from the game of football Playing football in the NFL has been the biggest privilege of my life. Never in my wildest dreams as a youth did I think that I would play in the NFL. So it’s pretty wild to reflect on a career that has spanned 7 years, 3 teams, and produced a Super Bowl...
Jul 2, 2022
Eagles sign Cam Jurgens to rookie contract to round out 2022 NFL Draft class

Eagles sign Cam Jurgens to rookie contract to round out 2022 NFL Draft class

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Paperwork done. The Philadelphia Eagles signed second-round pick Cam Jurgens to his rookie contract on Friday, according to an official team announcement. This news means that all five of the Eagles’ selections from the 2022 NFL Draft have put pen to paper, clearing their way to participate in training camp. There was never any worry that the Eagles wouldn’t be able to sign their picks in time. Aside from rare notable exceptions (see: Zach Wilson last year), the Collective Bargaining Agreement has largely made rookie contract...
Jul 2, 2022
The Linc - Eagles’ most likely first-time Pro Bowler

The Linc - Eagles’ most likely first-time Pro Bowler

Tom Rimback/Staff photojournalist / USA TODAY NETWORK Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 7/2/22. Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... 2022 NFL season: One potential first-time Pro Bowler from each NFC team - NFL.comEAGLES: Haason Reddick. I could choose DeVonta Smith here, considering he welcomed an excellent new running mate in A.J. Brown this offseason, but since the Eagles’ passing attack still has something to prove, we’ll go with a guy who clearly deserves the attention. Reddick, who signed with Philly in the offseason after spending 2021 with...
Jul 1, 2022
Eagles All-22 Film Review: Marcus Epps has the makings of a good starter

Eagles All-22 Film Review: Marcus Epps has the makings of a good starter

Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/ Philadelphia’s safety situation might not be so dire after all. Ask, and you shall receive. After lots of comments this offseason and in particular last week about Marcus Epps, it is finally time to get to his film. Let’s go. Stats All stats from PFF and from this past season. Only players with 20% are counted, which means 98 total players at safety - 72.8 PFF grade, ranks 23rd - 505 total snaps. 86 in the box, 87 lined up over the slot, 324 at safety. Totals 48% of Eagles defensive snaps. - 87.6 run defense grade, ranks 2nd (!!) - 67.9...
Jul 1, 2022
The Linc - DeVonta Smith poised for fantasy football breakout?

The Linc - DeVonta Smith poised for fantasy football breakout?

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 7/1/22. Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... Finding 2022’s Fantasy Football Breakout Wide Receiver: DeVonta Smith, Philadelphia Eagles - PFFFor a modern offense, the Eagles were lighter in terms of passing, putting a cap on Smith’s ability to generate fantasy production, despite good efficiency at 1.7 yards per route run. The Eagles threw the fewest times of any NFL team in 2021, a number that will likely regress upwards some as quarterback Jalen Hurts matures this year. Smith’s most...
Jun 30, 2022
Which NFL team would you root for if the Eagles no longer existed?

Which NFL team would you root for if the Eagles no longer existed?

Photo by Steve Marcus/ In search of a second favorite. Today’s Eagles Question of the Day is based on the premise of the latest episode of The NFC East Mixtape: Who’s your second favorite NFL team? If you reject that phrasing, well, let’s put it some other ways. Which team would you root for if the Eagles didn’t exist? (Cue: ‘Don’t put that evil on me, BLG!) Which team(s) do you have soft spots for? Which other teams do you maybe not root for but you respect them? Or at least not hate them as much as other teams? The answers to these questions obviously...
Jun 30, 2022
Did Nick Sirianni almost get into a fight with a Giants fan?

Did Nick Sirianni almost get into a fight with a Giants fan?

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ One sports radio caller claims he recently had an encounter with the Eagles’ head caoch. So here’s a funny, interesting, and unsubstantiated story to emerge during the NFL’s dead zone. A South Jersey resident claims he almost got into a fight with Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni on the mean streets tennis courts of Haddonfield, New Jersey. Via Elite Sports NY: A WFAN caller alleged Thursday he almost threw down with the Eagles head coach while playing tennis at Centennial Park in Haddonfield, New Jersey. “Peter from Maple Shade”...
Jun 30, 2022
The Linc - PFF says the Eagles have a top 7 roster in the NFL

The Linc - PFF says the Eagles have a top 7 roster in the NFL

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 6/30/22. Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... NFL roster rankings for all 32 teams for 2022: Strengths, weaknesses and X factors for every starting lineup - PFF7. Philadelphia Eagles. Biggest strength: If they don’t have the best offensive line in the NFL entering the 2022 season, the Eagles are near the top of the list. Jordan Mailata emerged as one of the top young left tackles in the league last season, ranking second (behind only Trent Williams) in PFF grade (91.2) when lined up...
Jun 30, 2022
Which Eagles player would you most like to have as a bartender?

Which Eagles player would you most like to have as a bartender?

Photo by Andy Lewis/Icon Sportswire via Jason Kelce, Jordan Mailata, and Travis Kelce stopped by the shore to serve as guest bartenders on Wednesday. With a couple weeks left before training camp, Jason Kelce, Jordan Mailata, and Travis Kelce hopped behind the bar to serve as guest bartenders at Ocean Drive to raise money for the organization’s Eagles Autism Foundation. Kicking off the Team 62 fundraiser in Sea Isle City!@eaglesautism | #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/1jy9BgQFa7— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) June 29, 2022 GO BIRDS.@eaglesautism |...
Jun 29, 2022
The Linc - Miles Sanders says Eagles players “feel like we’re on an all-star team”

The Linc - Miles Sanders says Eagles players “feel like we’re on an all-star team”

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 6/29/22. Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... Miles Sanders says A.J. Brown has Eagles aiming high in 2022: ‘We all feel like we’re on an all-star team’ - CBS SportsQ: How different does it feel preparing for the season now that A.J. Brown is an Eagle alongside you, DeVonta Smith, Dallas Goedert, and the rest of the offense? ... Sanders: Oh man. We all feel like we’re on an all-star team, so we feel great. We feel unstoppable, I’m not gonna lie. The vibes are great, always have been....
Jun 28, 2022
What is your favorite regular season game in Eagles history?

What is your favorite regular season game in Eagles history?

Photo by Hunter Martin/ Question of the Day. “What’s your favorite game in Eagles history?” If I were to pose that question, well, I’m pretty sure how most would respond. The answer is obviously Super Bowl LII. Doesn’t exactly make for interesting discussion. And so for today’s Eagles Question of the Day™ let’s eliminate the playoffs and narrow the focus to the regular season. You have 1,253 games to pick from. Which one is your favorite? For me, several contenders come to mind. 44-6. If you don’t believe in destiny, well, this moment may have made...
Jun 28, 2022
The Linc - Eagles’ best offseason move

The Linc - Eagles’ best offseason move

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 6/28/22. Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... Russell Wilson, Tyreek Hill and the best offseason move for all 32 NFL teams - The AthleticPhiladelphia Eagles. The draft-night A.J. Brown acquisition turned the Eagles from a team that could compete to win the NFC East to a team that could compete to win the NFC. And somehow that undersells Brown’s impact. In the short term, he serves as something of a force multiplier for the passing game, attracting attention away from the likes of DeVonta Smith,...
Jun 27, 2022
The Linc - Devon Allen will compete in the World Championships

The Linc - Devon Allen will compete in the World Championships

Photo by Sean M. Haffey/ Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 6/27/22. Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... Eagles WR Devon Allen qualifies for 2022 World Championships following third-place finish in 110-meter hurdles - NFL.comPhiladelphia Eagles wide receiver Devon Allen is moving on to the 2022 World Championships in track and field. Placing third with a time of 13.09 seconds in the 110-meter hurdles at Sunday’s USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships, Allen will go on to represent the United States at the World Athletic Championships in mid-July....