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Five Eagles players who did not impress during spring practices
June 19th, 2017 at 3:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** A week ago, with the Philadelphia Eagles having wrapped their spring practices, we noted five players who can feel good about how they played during in OTAs and minicamp. Here are five who should not feel so good heading into the summer: Shelton Gibson Seemingly every day, Gibson struggled with...

Eagles rookie NFL player comparisons: Sidney Jones
June 19th, 2017 at 8:28 AM
***PHOTO1*** During the dead period of the NFL calendar, as we did in 2015 and in 2016, we'll be comparing each of the Eagles' rookies to current or retired NFL players. We led it off on Sunday with the Eagles' first-round pick, Derek Barnett. Today, we'll find a player comp for Sidney Jones. As noted...

Eagles rookie NFL player comparisons: Derek Barnett
June 18th, 2017 at 1:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** During the dead period of the NFL calendar, as we did in 2015 and in 2016, we'll be comparing each of the Eagles' rookies to current or retired NFL players. We'll lead it off, of course, with the Eagles' first-round pick, Derek Barnett. We'll also try not to recycle names that have...

Eagles WR coach Mike Groh coaches his receivers through the eyes of a quarterback
June 17th, 2017 at 10:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** Throughout the Philadelphia Eagles' spring practices, a common theme in our observations has been the instruction given to the wide receiver corps from WR coach Mike Groh. In our practice notes throughout the spring, we have repeatedly noted that Groh is very detail oriented, and doesn't let his players get...

Eagles WR Torrey Smith is not this year’s Rueben Randle
June 16th, 2017 at 11:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** During the 2016 offseason, the Philadelphia Eagles took a chance on former New York Giants wide receiver Rueben Randle. In his two seasons combined before joining the Eagles, Randle had good numbers, catching 128 passes for 1735 yards and 11 TDs. The concern with Randle wasn't size or talent. Rather,...