Philadelphia Eagles: Grading the 2018 rookie class performances
By Alex DeMarzo
How well did the 2018 Philadelphia Eagles rookies fare during their first season?
Heading into the 2018 season, the Philadelphia Eagles presumably did not anticipate their rookie class to see a vast amount of game action. However, as soon as the injuries toward crucial positions kept stacking up that plan was quickly derailed.
The 2018 Eagles rookie class, which consisted of five draft picks and a handful of undrafted free agents was not touted as a powerhouse coming into the season. Nonetheless, they played an essential role in bringing ‘The Birds’ to the playoffs for the second straight season.
Philly asked a lot from their young players early on, but when push came to shove, they stepped up and made big plays when their number was called.
Before we hop into the thrills of the offseason moves and get excited about the 2019 campaign, let’s look back and analyze how Philadelphia’s rookies fared during their first year in the NFL.