The only threat to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC East is themselves says one NFL Network analyst.
You can feel it, cant you? It smells like Summertime is in full swing, and with that, the ‘dead spell’ in the NFL is almost over. The end of July marks the start of training camps around the league. The Philadelphia Eagles start theirs on July 25th.
It will be almost impossible to talk about them without talking about defending football’s biggest prize. It appears some people have already started thinking in that vein.
The NFL Network weighs in.
Recently, the NFL Network’s Inside Training Camp weighed in on the NFC East, and both Mike Garafolo and Stacey Dales were confident that Philly would take the top spot in their division again. Dales states that, in her opinion, the only threat to ‘The Birds’ in their division is, well, ‘The Birds’.
Take a look:
Veterans and rookies report on July 25th.
Football is often referred to as a twelve-month business. Maybe it’s actually eleven months. For any football fan, that four-week period between the ending of mandatory minicamp and the start of training camp seems like forever.
Philly begins the quest for a second straight Super Bowl victory with questions about the health of Carson Wentz and questions about their depth at linebacker. Repeating won’t be easy, but one thing is certain. This Eagles team is set up to be good for a long time. They’re set up to win for a long time. As head coach Doug Pederson stated, this is ‘The New Norm’ in Philly.
They reminded us of that fact early on Tuesday morning from their social media accounts. Take a look:
Winning is contagious. The Eagles have caught the bug. Now, it’s time for the 2018 NFL campaign to begin. This ought to be fun. First thing’s first though. We have to get through training camp, and we have to build a roster.