The Eagles went from being able to wrap up a second straight NFC East crown at home to three weeks later being locked out of the postseason fun. The Eagles won 10 games, but will have nothing more to show for it. It never should have come to this.
Jeremy Maclin is not going to have to be Jerry Rice or Terrell Owens. He merely needs to be a receiver for Nick Foles, while the tight ends help chip in the rest of the production in the passing game.
A season of transition brought a new coach with a breath of fresh air and a new identity as a team. There were adjustments along the way as Chip Kelly adjusted to life as an NFL coach after serving an entire career at the college level, but his players bought in to the mentality Kelly introduced to them and fought their way to an NFC East division title few saw coming before the season started.
The Ravens were a little banged up following Monday’s game against the Bengals, but all are expected to play with the exception of Jah Reid, who continues to battle a leg injury that has plagued him since minicamps. The defense is still working off some bruises, but Ed Reed will return to anchor the secondary despite a strained hamstring sustained against the Bengals.
There are reports out of Philadelphia that both Desean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin missed practice for the Eagles. Maclin has a hip pointer and has missed all week. Jackson tweeked his hamstring in practice Wednesday […]