Many people need their coffee to get up and going in the morning, and especially in the middle of the afternoon when things are starting to drag. Here at Inside The Iggles, we understand that for a Eagles fan, coffee is simply not enough. Here’s all that’s happening around the Nest today. Welcome to your Eagles Morning Fix.
Here are the top stories around the net:
Philadelphia Eagles could be without 3 defensive starters for Sunday’s game against Washington via Washingtonpost.com:
“Rookie safety Earl Wolff has been ruled out for Philadelphia’s game against Washington on Sunday, and the Eagles could be without two more defensive starters. Wolff left last Sunday’s 27-13 victory at Green Bay with a knee injury. Veteran Patrick Chung, who was rotating with Wolff and Nate Allen at the safety positions, will start…” Read more of this article by clicking here.
Eagles’ Najee Goode gets long-awaited start via Philly.com:
“Two months ago, Najee Goode had just been released on Disappointment Monday. It’s typically the day when players that had just survived final cuts on the Saturday following the final preseason game get released when teams scoop up discards from the waiver wire. Goode had made the Buccaneers’ 53-man roster a year after he spent his rookie season mostly on the sidelines. But he and another player were cut when…” Read more of this article by clicking here.
Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in Eagles’ Week 11 Contest with Washington via bleacherreport.com:
“An impressive win over the Packers leaves the Eagles currently 5-5 and tied for first place with Dallas for the NFC East crown. But the Eagles are an unimpressive 2-2 against divisional opponents, and this could turn into a must-win game if the race with Dallas goes down to the end. Last week, the Eagles won largely by exploiting several key matchups, particularly DeSean Jackson and Riley Cooper getting free against the Packers corners, which in turn opened up space for LeSean McCoy. This week, Washington may be the inferior team on paper, but the Eagles will be dealing with a few key injuries, such as to Jason Peters and Mychal Kendricks. Don’t be surprised if this is a close contest. Here are three matchups to watch on Sunday…” Read more of this article by clicking here.
Eagles Mourn Passing Of McCormack by philadelphiaeagles.com
“The Eagles are saddened to learn of the passing of former head coach and Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive tackle Mike McCormack on Friday. He was 83 years old. McCormack was named the team’s head coach by former owner Leonard Tose on January 17, 1973. McCormack inherited a team that had won just two games the previous season. In his first year on the job, McCormack guided the Eagles to five wins including…” Read more of this article by clicking here.