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BGN Radio Episode 101!

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Now that the 2019 Philadelphia Eagles season is over, let’s reflect and discuss how this year should be characterized. Was it a failure? Was it a success? Some thoughts on both sides ...

FAILURE — The Eagles were expected to be legitimate Super Bowl contenders and they didn’t live up to the hype. Howie Roseman put together a win-now team that merely won a bad division with a 9-7 record and lost at home in the first round of the playoffs. To no fault of his own, Carson Wentz didn’t even get to really play much in his first postseason appearance. Questions remain about how this aging roster can be reshaped in the offseason in get back to contender status.

SUCCESS — Doug Pederson and Wentz eliminated doubt that they’re one of the better head coach and quarterback tandems in the NFL. The Eagles showed a lot of resiliency to fight back and win the NFC East after dropping to 5-7. The shift from struggling with older players to succeeding with younger players towards the end of the season should provide a wake up call to the front office.

Poll

How should the Eagles’ 2019 season be remembered?

This poll is closed

  • 8%
    Success
    (138 votes)
  • 21%
    Disappointment
    (346 votes)
  • 70%
    Both successful and disappointing
    (1162 votes)
1646 votes total Vote Now

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MORE SHOW TOPICS

CLOSING THE BOOK ON EAGLES-SEAHAWKS

  • Jadeveon Clowney’s cheap shot an how the game was ruined before it really even got going
  • Feeling frustrated for Carson Wentz
  • Similar issues popped up: No big play threat, big plays allowed, more injuries, bad drops
  • How the front office contributed to the loss: the last three drafts aren’t looking so good, zero snaps for the team’s 2017 second- and third-round picks

LOOKING AHEAD

  • An especially big offseason ahead
  • Jim Schwartz on the move? Should the Eagles want him back? (Spoiler: Yes)
  • Running though the Eagles’ free agents and other players who might not be back
  • Aging roster
  • Ranking the team’s five biggest offseason needs

NFC EAST HEAD COACHING HIRES

  • Thoughts on Joe Judge, Mike McCarty, and Ron Rivera

NFL PLAYOFF PICKS AGAINST THE SPREAD

  • Who cares, really, but we go through them anyway

FINAL THOUGHTS AND MORE!

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