While many fans and analysts are predicting that the Dallas Cowboys will repeat as champions of the NFC East, a popular betting site went with the Philadelphia Eagles to win the division during the upcoming season. That’s a bit of a bold decision to make, especially considering the dramatic change that took place this offseason under head coach Chip Kelly. But considering the amount of talent that Kelly has added on both sides of the ball, it’s certainly a possibility. All that and more in this morning’s serving of Bacon, Eggs and Eagles!
Sportsbook Review Predicts Eagles To Win NFC East – Andrew Porter of Philadelphia.CBSLocal.com
"PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — While the Dallas Cowboys are the favorite to repeat as NFC East champions, our friends at Sportsbook Review predicts the Philadelphia Eagles to regain the division title.While the NFC East is expected to be one of, if not the, most competitive division in football, Sportsbook Review ultimately thinks the Cowboys’ difficult schedule will allow the Birds to prevail as division champs in 2015."
Eagles’ Brandon Boykin’s life filled with joy – Marcus Hayes of Philly.com
"FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. – Brandon Boykin doesn’t want your pity.So, a broken leg dropped him from the first round to the fourth and cost him $5 million?“It might be the best thing that ever happened to me,” Boykin said.So, the Eagles won’t move him from nickel cornerback after he outplayed big-name outside corners Nnamdi Asomugha, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Bradley Fletcher and Cary Williams?"
10 reasons the Redskins will be a dumpster fire this season – Jimmy Kempski of PhillyVoice.com
"The dumpster fire series is back! Over the next few days, we’ll take a look at each of the Eagles’ divisional enemies, in detail. To note, we will not be talking about the positives of any of the Eagles’ NFC East rivals, because, well, that’s no fun. This will be 100 percent vitriolic. Also to note, this will be published in the Eagles Almanac, which you can pre-order here.1) The Redskins score fewer points than their opponentsThe Redskins lost nine games in 2014 by at least 10 points. They lost five by at least 20. Three of those 20-point losses came to teams with six or fewer wins. My analysis: Scoring fewer points than your opponents is a poor strategy."
Looking for Mr. Right (and Tall) – Tommy Lawlor of IgglesBlitz.com
"“Big people beat up little people.”That might be Chip Kelly’s most famous line. Andy Reid liked some big players, but he was more interested in speed an athleticism. Kelly loves size, especially with his defensive linemen. Think about some of the guys he’s had come though Philly."
8 Philadelphia Eagles Who Could Make Their 1st Pro Bowl in 2015 – Andrew Kulp of BleacherReport.com
"It’s the middle of summer, and the Philadelphia Eagles are just weeks away from opening training camp. You know what that means: only about six more months until the Pro Bowl!OK, so we’re not exactly looking forward to the NFL’s trivial all-star game at this point in the offseason. That being said, we are imagining which Eagles could find themselves mired in the festivities come January, in particular which players could make it for the first time."
While former Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson is being questioned on his reality TV show about spending thousands of dollars on alcohol, current Eagles nose tackle Bennie Logan apparently won’t even spend money on Madden or a PlayStation 4. #Culture
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