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Alex Schmidt

Bold Predictions and Season Projections

With the start of the NFL preseason, football has officially arrived and the Eagles continue to be a team to watch out for. While there are plenty of expectations for this developed and captivating team, certain aspects and specific players will warrant a deeper focus and sense of intrigue. There is a fair amount of

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What to Expect from Jordan Davis this Season

The defensive line has been a position that Philadelphia has taken pride in due to its dominance for so long. After somewhat of a down year last season, the interior defensive linemen should return to its imposing status this season. The position has a healthy amount of big bodies to use for an effective rotation,

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Alex Schmidt

Should Starters Play in the Preseason?

The preseason games have become an afterthought for players other than those fighting for a roster spot. Philadelphia’s large abundance of new talent needs to gain experience playing together in a game situation. Although they need that kind of experience, the odds of seeing the expected starters in the preseason are very low. Yet, it

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Underrated Eagles to Watch this Season

Finalizing the Eagles’ 53-man roster this year will be no easy task with so much intriguing talent. With exceptional depth, it is easy to overlook certain players whether they are just role players or potential starters. Philadelphia has only started ramping things up at training camp, but some continue to impress more than expected. New

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Philadelphia Eagles with the Most to Lose

There is plenty to be excited about as the return of football has finally arrived. Philadelphia is set to embark on a season that most people believe and expect will be a memorable journey. There are still plenty of unknowns along the roster who need to shine during training camp to get valuable playing time

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Jonathan Gannon Still Has Much to Prove

Eagles Training Camp kicks off this week, so there will be plenty of time to observe the team’s potential. While the expectations for the team are higher than in recent years, specific individuals will warrant greater attention. All eyes will undoubtedly be on Jalen Hurts, but a closer look at Jonathan Gannon is more than

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Exploring a Trade for Jessie Bates

The Eagles’ defense has been improved with proven free agent signings and exciting draft picks. Despite those attempts to improve the defense, the safety position remains the largest concern. Star Cincinnati safety Jessie Bates continues to experience contract difficulties with the Bengals so the possibility of a trade can’t be ruled out. The safeties on

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Examining Quez Watkins’ Potential Role

After an offseason filled with intriguing moves, the wide receiver position appears to represent the most significant improvement for the Eagles. Adding A.J. Brown alongside DeVonta Smith should prove to be a considerable factor in any potential Jalen Hurts success. That said, the addition of new names to the WR room has likely changed the

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Is This Miles Sanders’ Make or Break Season?

A 2019 second-round draft pick, Miles Sanders has been a solid running back for Philadelphia since entering the league. In an offense that utilizes a healthy rotation of ball carriers in the backfield, Sanders has performed well enough to remain the starter for the team. Yet, when it comes to being the big-time playmaker that

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Free Agent Backup TE Options to Consider

When it comes to the tight end position on the Philadelphia Eagles depth chart, the reliable options after Dallas Goedert are slim. Goedert has proven to be a dependable and top-tier player at the position in the last couple of seasons, solidifying the TE1 spot after Zach Ertz’s departure. There is not much to be

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Eagles Have Added Significant Talent at LB

The linebacker position has been a significant area of concern in Philadelphia over recent seasons. There have been plenty of underwhelming options, including high-profile stabs like Kiko Alonso to failed mid-range picks like Nathan Gerry and Band-Aid attempts in free agency like last year’s swing and miss Eric Wilson. This 2022 position room is giving

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Jeremiah Trotter Discusses his NFL Career

Former Eagles linebacker Jeremiah Trotter a.k.a. the “Axe Man” joined JAKIB Sports’ “Sports Take” on Wednesday to talk about his career, the upcoming 2022 season, and much more. Trotter became one of the more popular Eagles in franchise history with his hard-hitting and bruising style of play. The linebacker position has been a devalued spot

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Can the Phillies Make a Playoff Push?

The Phillies sit just 2.5 games out of reach for a wild-card spot in the National League playoff picture. While the defense has been very on and off over the previous weeks, it’s the offense that needs to do more to make a playoff run. Aaron Nola and Zach Wheeler have given Philadelphia strong performances

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Jason Avant on Jalen Hurts: ‘The best leader at quarterback that I’ve ever seen’

Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant joined JAKIB Sports “Sports Take” on Monday to discuss his career, thoughts on the team, and more. Avant grew into becoming a fan favorite because of his consistent and reliable performances as a receiver in Philadelphia. He played eight seasons with the Eagles where he compiled 3,646 receiving

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Will A.J. Brown or DeVonta Smith have the Better Season?

Howie Roseman and the Philadelphia Eagles have had a busy off- Better Season. Specifically, the wide receiver group was one of the largest concerns over the last number of seasons. The Eagles’ wide receiver corps has gone from being one of the most disappointing and underwhelming groups in the NFL to a real threat with

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Brandon Graham Discusses His Season Outlook

Eagles defensive end and Super Bowl LII champion Brandon Graham joined JAKIB Sports “Sports Take” on Wednesday to talk about the upcoming season, new teammates, and the increased depth on the defense. As training camp approaches, Graham highlighted how the 2022 team feels special and holds the potential to make another Super Bowl run. The addition