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  1. Adrian Peterson trade to ARI

    Uh, that was yesterday.
  2. Who will be the Eagles starting running back?

    I do think Clement gets some extra touches with Sproles going down....he got 5 of his six carries after Sproles left the game this past Sunday, so one has to think Clement will get a portion of what Sproles used to get (or he gets some Smallwood snaps, since Smallwood will be getting some Sproles snaps) If I had to wager a touch-split heading into this weekend: Blount: 10-12 Smallwood: 10-12 Clement: 6-8 That equates to about 26-30 touches for the RBs (20-22 rushes, 6-8 receptions). Sounds about right. And by Week 6, I think Clement takes over as the lead back: 12-14 touches, while Blount/Smallwood get 8-10 each.
  3. Who will be the Eagles starting running back?

  4. Who will be the Eagles starting running back?

    A little more clarity this week: Sproles: won't get more than 10-12 total touches each week. Smallwood: hasn't won anybody's admiration except for Peterson's, and his is fading; just 4 carries last week. Blount: only was on the field this week for 6 plays, and received a total of 0 carries Clement: licking his chops while waiting his turn. Pumphrey: placed on IR I still think Clement gets his shot and takes over by Week 6, perhaps much sooner.
  5. Who will be the Eagles starting running back?

    All the backs looked good last night....except Pumphrey. Talk is he gets cut, then if not signed by someone else, gets added back to the practice squad with the idea he replaces Sproles next season as the receiving threat.
  6. Who will be the Eagles starting running back?

    I am venturing a guess that Clement is the guy. Bowling ball frame with speed....think Rawls. Blount has been exposed as not quick enough to get to the edge on many of the Eagle's blocking schemes, and just gets strung out for yardage losses as the play collapses. They will not spend $1.25M for him to get the ball 2-3 times per game. I think he does indeed get cut.
  7. Homer Projections

    About a decade or two ago, Rajn ( I think) alerted us all in preseason to a WR sleeper by the name of Marques Colston who was making some serious noise in training camp as a late-round draft pick. Some of us took notice and added him in the latter rounds of our drafts as a stash-and-see kind of player, who obviously paid tremendous dividends. It would be great to see an annual thread like that with homer insight into guys that may outperform their current ADP. So here goes: Philadelphia Eagles: TE Zach Ertz.He has been somewhat of an enigma these past several years, as he has long been touted as someone with break-out potential that has just not fulfilled (Eric Ebron'ish, perhaps). But for those of us close to the team, there have been several reasons for his lack of TE1 production: (1) spotty QB play, (2) injuries to the OL that had forced the Eagles to play Brent Celek more because he was better in pass protection, and (3) Ertz not performing when given the chance. This year, two of those three factors have disappeared. Wentz will be in his second year, and there should be a continuation of the rapport they developed in 2016. Even more appealing is the fact that the Eagles just traded Jordan Matthews to the Bills, who had traditionally been Wentz's safety blanket. With newcomers Jeffrey and Smith still learning the system, and the enigma Agholar still not "the guy", Wentz should be seeking out his pass-catching TE on a regular basis. In addition, the OL is back and healthy, with RT Lane Johnson expected to play a full season barring any more PED suspensions, Jason Peters still solid at LT, and a returning interior line that many think is part of a top-5 unit in the NFL. This continuity should allow the Eagles to line-up Ertz the way they have always wished: in a Gronk-like fashion to take advantage of slow-footed LBs that can be exploited. Everything is set up for him to have his best campaign to date: Ertz just has to stay healthy and catch the football. He will finally finish as a top-10 TE this season, with top-5 potential.
  8. Cowboys to extend Romo?

    JJ paid $108M for a top-10 QB....not top-3...or top-5...or SB winning....top-10. That is the definition of insane.
  9. Which FA(s) are you still hoping your team signs?

    I guess his math is off....they'd also need to clear several millions in cap space to get him.
  10. NFL 2013 FAs

    Yo Taz...do us all a favor...since you are posting basically every-other post in this thread, any chance you can shorten your sig-line to just one chapter so it makes the page easier to read? perhaps even just one line? tia
  11. Percy Harvin

    Grabbing a dude like Moss, who would be beneficial for all the reasons you mention....and the fact that he brings the 49ers playbook with him....makes a bit of sense.
  12. Percy Harvin

    Yeah, I mean, Peterson just sucked during all those games Harvin missed last year, didn't he
  13. 2013 Huddlers' NFL Mock Draft (Commentary ONLY)...

    I agree with you that one of the OTs will be there at #4...if not, the easy pick here, as noted above in your analysis, is Milliner. The rookie is blazing fast, and will shortly take the place of either the aging and overpaid Asomgua or DRC, freeing up cap space for a free agent signing to shore up the DL.
  14. Brady signs three year extension