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What the Jordan Howard trade means for the Eagles

BGN Radio Episode 43!

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If you needed more evidence that Howie Roseman listens to BGN Radio, look no further than him making a trade for a running back shortly prior to our regular Thursday night recording time. Just kidding, but seriously: John Stolnis and I got together to break down the Jordan Howard trade and what it means for the Philadelphia Eagles moving forward. Plus many other topics in this emergency podcast! (CLICK HERE TO LISTEN)


Looking at the pros and cons of this move

Pros include: Young, proven track record of production, durable, didn’t cost much, good size (potential LeGarrette Blount replacement?)

Cons include: Declining efficiency, doesn’t help in the passing game, RB is still a need to some extent

The Eagles aren’t suddenly going to abandon their committee approach

Philly’s short-yardage offense just got better

How does Howard fit the Eagles’ offense under Doug Pederson but not the Bears’ offense under Matt Nagy?

Could the Eagles still draft Josh Jacobs in the first round? If not him, who else could be on their radar in the draft?


The Eagles host Ed Oliver on an official pre-draft visit

Could the Eagles be looking to trade up in the 2019 NFL Draft?

What to make of Brian Baldinger’s tweet that the Eagles and Colts are interested in the same player in the first round

The emphasis on the Eagles getting younger

Going through Howie Roseman’s last three draft classes


Takeaways from what Howie Roseman, Doug Pederson, and Jeffrey Lurie all had to say at this week’s NFL owners meetings

The Eagles seem ready to extend Carson Wentz’s contract ... but is it him who doesn’t want to sign a deal just yet?

The importance of Doug’s resiliency, empathy, and self-reflection

Lurie highlighting the Cowboys’ unfair advantage

Is Kelly Green actually good? BLG defends it to the death while John has a different take on the matter


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