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Eagles Wake-Up Call: The Graham/Pierre-Paul Comparison - Birds 24/7
A look at how Brandon Graham's production compares to Jason Pierre-Paul this season.
What Got into the Defensive Line?
With the presence of the wide-9 greatly diminished – the alignment remains in use, but is not nearly as prevalent – suddenly the Eagles’ pass rush looks reenergized. Brandon Graham, the 2010 first-round pick whose career many fans had left for dead, enjoyed a breakout performance, notching 2.5 sacks and a strip. He split one sack with the 12th overall pick in this year’s draft, Fletcher Cox, who also got to Dalton once on his own.
Eagles Further Review: A Brasher, bolder defensive line
Andy Reid said Friday it was "hindsight" to suggest he could have fixed his defense earlier,and maybe saved the Eagles' season, by firing defensive-line coach Jim Washburn and scuttling the wide-nine before he eventually did so, on Dec. 3.
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Running back could get concussion clearance this coming week
Can Eagles' Nick Foles throw the deep ball?
Nick Foles' deep pass down the left sideline in the third quarter of the Eagles' loss on Thursday sailed 31 yards. It would have helped if it remained in the air about 34 yards, because wide receiver Jeremy Maclin ran past the cornerback with only the end zone in front of him.
Thursday night NFL games are terrible product
They are sloppy and give the players less time to rest their bodies, so why are Thursday night games still being scheduled by the NFL?