News & notes from around the web for October 19th
Ready or Not | National Football Post
An open letter to Andy Reid urging him to groom Todd Bowles for the Eagles head coaching job
Phil Sheridan: Eagles' Reid lucky he's not held to his own ruthless standards
If we learned anything this week, it is this: Andy Reid is still head coach of the Eagles only because Andy Reid is not his boss.
Fixing the Eagles, Part II: D-line moves
In Part II of our "Fixing the Eagles" series, Reuben Frank suggests some changes that may improve the Eagles' struggling pass rush.
An All-22 Look At the Eagles' 'Pathetic' Final Drive - Birds 24/7
A day after the loss to the Lions, a fed-up Andy Reid had some harsh words for his offense. "The last two drives offensively were pathetic. They were pathetic from a coaching standpoint and they were pathetic from a players’ standpoint," he said. What drove Reid to this level of irritation? We took a look at the coaches tape to find out.
Roob Stat: Alex Henery Is Quite Accurate
A pretty fun, if not overly meaningful, stat from CSN's Reuben Frank regarding the impressive accuracy of Philadelphia Eagles kicker Alex Henery. According to Roob, Henery has made 24 of his last 25 field goal attempts. "He's the most accurate kicker in NFL history (88.9%), with a minimum of 30 attempts."
Iggles Blitz " Blog Archive " Some OL Talk
What would Williams do if he signed here? He could take over at LT. Demetress Bell has shown progress, but isn’t playing at a high level. An interesting possibility would be to plug Williams in at LG and then move Evan Mathis to C. Dallas Reynolds has struggled since taking over for Jason Kelce. The Eagles could try something drastic and move Todd Herremans to LT, then Mathis to RT, and put Williams in at LG. That would make me nervous. Too much change on the OL can be a bad thing. Continuity is something you want up front since the players have to work together.
Terrell Suggs injury: linebacker targeting Week 7 return - Baltimore Beat Down
The Baltimore Ravens could see linebacker Terrell Suggs make his season debut in Week 7 against the Houston Texans, about a whole month earlier than any expected him to be back. Suggs tore his Achilles in April.