Roster battles will, again, be one of those topics Philadelphia Eagles fans discuss all Summer in 2020.
As conversations begin about what resuming an NBA season will look like, football fans have a reason to smile. With the projected start of the NFL season still months away, our great country’s mightiest form of entertainment still has time to work out the kinks. Philadelphia Eagles fans may still get a full 16 games from their favorite team after all.
Let’s just hope the games on FOX don’t include those virtual fans Joe Buck talked about. Call it crazy, but is anyone else more interested in the realistic gameday experience? If there are no fans, so be it, but who wants the artificial crowd noise? It’s not like it’s going to spur the home team to victory or cause any false-start penalties by the visiting team.
As the midpoint of the last full week in May approached, news broke that coaches and players may be returning to their facilities soon. That’s what we’ve all been waiting to hear, and now, our imaginations are beginning to get filled with all of the football stuff again.
Most of us have already created depth charts for the offense of this “Birds” team. Others still have even taken a stab at putting one together for the defense. Now, let’s talk roster battles. As we turn the calendar from 2020’s fifth month to its sixth, here are the five best roster battles to watch when camp arrives for Philadelphia.