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What Brandon Brooks’ season-ending injury means for the Eagles moving forward

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Well, so much for the Philadelphia Eagles having better injury luck this year.

Despite an unusual offseason with no spring practices, the Eagles still managed to suffer a season-ending injury months ahead of Week 1 with Brandon Brook tearing his Achilles.

Just how big of a loss is this? Jimmy Kempski and I debated that and much more in the latest BGN Radio podcast episode. Stream the conversation below or [CLICK HERE TO LISTEN]:


  • The on-field impact of losing Brooks:
  • The locker room impact of losing Brooks.
  • Running through the internal options for the starting right guard spot. Doug Pederson indicated the Eagles will look in-house first.
  • Jason Peters to guard: realistic or nah? (Spoiler: nah.)
  • Should the Eagles stick with their young guys or does it make sense to sign a veteran? And who are the best options?
  • The long-term impact of losing Brooks. Do the Eagles regret his contract extension? Will he be the same player if/when he returns in 2021?
  • Wide receiver takeaways from Doug Pederson: Vote of confidence for Alshon Jeffery? Jalen Reagor expected to have a limited role?
  • The feasibility of the 2020 season given the COVID-19 spikes across the country.
  • Jimmy’s thoughts on BGN’s head coach/quarterback combo rankings from last week. And specifically where Doug Pederson and Carson Wentz belong.
  • Talking about our favorite player on the Eagles’ current roster.
  • Some fun stories involving BGN Radio alumnus James Seltzer.
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