Big weekend coming up for the Philadelphia Eagles as they kick off their three-game road trip with a Week 6 game against the Minnesota Vikings. In order to preview this matchup and discuss the overall state of the Eagles, I got together with Jimmy Kempski for the latest BGN Radio podcast. You can [CLICK HERE TO LISTEN] or stream our conversation below:
THE STATE OF THE EAGLES HEADING INTO WEEK 6
- What’s the level of concern about the Eagles’ offense coming out of the Jets game?
- Is wide receiver a bigger need than cornerback right now? DeSean Jackson is out, Alshon Jeffery isn’t 100%, and Nelson Agholor is incredibly frustrating. Who could the Eagles trade for to help with the lack of big plays?
- Doug Pederson said Jordan Howard is the Eagles’ lead back moving forward. But is there really going to be a big change from the recent setup?
- What to make of the Eagles’ 10-sack performance against the Jets. Is there hope for the pass rush?
- One underrated concern about this team right now.
- Looking at the upcoming road trip and the next three games after that.
EAGLES VS. VIKINGS MATCHUPS
- The Kirk Cousins litmus test game. Cousins is 4-24 all-time against teams that finish the season with a winning record. Ergo, Cousins typically doesn’t beat good teams. So, if you truly believe the Eagles are a good team, they should win. Right?
- How should the Eagles attack the Vikings’ defense?
NFL PICKS AGAINST THE SPREAD
via DraftKings SportsBook
- Giants at Patriots (-17) on Thursday Night Football
- Washington (-3.5) at Dolphins — the battle for the No. 1 pick! Plus, thoughts on Jay Gruden being fired.
- Cowboys (-7) at Jets
- Lions at Packers (-4.5)
EAGLES VS. VIKINGS PREDICTION
- Putting the Eagles’ challenge this week into context.
- Predicting the winner and final score
- Final thoughts!
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