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Eagles News: Detailed breakdown of Carson Wentz’s rookie season

Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 7/6/17.

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Evaluating Carson Wentz: the Importance of Consistency, Context, and Patience - Iggles Blitz
What caused Carson Wentz’s mid-season regression? And what does it mean for his future? A deep dive into the numbers and film reveals both cause for concern and hope for the future [...] Wentz’s yo-yo like rookie season has provided ammunition for his supporters and detractors alike. The former blame Wentz’s regression on outside circumstances: bad wide receiver play, shoddy offensive line, asking Wentz to do too much; while the latter claim that Wentz’s flawed season was a byproduct of Wentz simply being a flawed quarterback. As is often the case, the truth lies somewhere in the middle.

PFF names the Philadelphia Eagles’ secret superstar - BGN
Not so secret.

Preseason All-NFC East team: Offense edition - PhillyVoice
Right tackle: Lane Johnson, Eagles - Any Eagles observer can tell you how much better the offense looked when Johnson was playing last season, and when he wasn't. I really don't think that was much of a coincidence. As long as he can learn how to read supplement labels, Johnson is the best RT in the game.

7 Philadelphia Eagles whose contracts are bargains for the team - PennLive
Jordan Hicks stands as another example of the benefits teams can reap when they draft well. The Birds took the Texas linebacker in the third round of the 2015 draft, and in 2017, he’s their starting middle linebacker, one of the NFL’s best young defensive playmakers and making about one-tenth the money that Mychal Kendricks rakes in per year.

Nigel Bradham's availability essential for Eagles - Inquirer
If Nigel Bradham’s second year on the field with the Eagles resembles his first, the team will be more than pleased with the two-year, $7-million investment it made in him before last season. In order for that to happen, however, the veteran linebacker must stay out of trouble off the field. He has plenty of incentive to do exactly that after the recent court decision in South Florida that provided him with a path to avoid a criminal record.

Blood clot led to death of former punter Max Runager - ESPN
Former Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers punter Max Runager died from a blood clot stemming from a recent injury, autopsy results reportedly show. Orangeburg County Chief Deputy Coroner Sean Fogle told The Times and Democrat that Runager's injury -- a fractured fibula, according to Max's father, Geb -- occurred at the Runager family home in May when Max tried to get up from a chair using a walker. He fell from his parents' roof in December and suffered a cracked vertebrae, which he apparently refused to have treated.

Top 5: Zach Ertz -
Let's take a quick look back at some of the biggest plays from tight end Zach Ertz in 2016.

The 2017 Freaks List: The top 40 workout warriors in college football (Nos. 40–21) -
Showcasing the top athletes in college football, the players whose physical abilities blow away even those accustomed to observing gifted players.

6 things to watch that will help you make it to the NFL season - SB Nation
We have some TV and movie suggestions to help you pass the time until football is back.


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