An Audience of One: The faith that drives Carson Wentz

It’s February 2015 in Fargo, North Dakota. Tucked inside a local IHOP, momentarily shielded from the brisk Midwestern air and inevitably closer to the smell of made-to-order pancakes, is Carson Wentz. He isn’t hard to miss, at least to the Bison football fans that will later stumble upon the restaurant, coaxing a few pictures out…

My life: Or, Eagles and Vikings together forever

2006. I’ve been seriously following the Philadelphia Eagles for about a year now. (Young bull, I know.) I’m about three seasons from starting to write about the team on a regular basis, so Cody the Fanboy is in full regalia, repping the Eagles as if I were born next to the Liberty Bell, not a small…

Rewind: Every Eagles starter of the last decade

Another year of Philadelphia Eagles football is around the corner. With lineups all but set, here’s a look back at every single player who’s started for the Eagles over the last 10 seasons, with this year’s projected first-teamers marked with asterisks: QB: Donovan McNabb, Jeff Garcia, A.J. Feeley, Kevin Kolb, Michael Vick, Vince Young, Nick Foles,…

On trades, Norman and other Eagles things

With the 2016 Philadelphia Eagles season right around the corner, I’ve got a handful of random thoughts … On Howie’s dealing: Unofficial general manager Howie Roseman has long been an advocate of unlikely player-for-player trades through his actions in the front office (see: Jerome Harrison, Jorrick Calvin, J.J. Arrington, Darryl Tapp, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie), so Jason La…

8 Eagles questions for 2016

Is it time for football yet? Oh, yeah, it is. With training camp underway and the Philadelphia Eagles taking yet another step toward 2016, a season of high hopes and much change, here are a few predicted answers for some of this year’s pressing and not-so-pressing questions: Sam Bradford’s 2016 stats? Let’s say 4,026 yards,…

Season outlook: Eagles set for 2016

For the Philadelphia Eagles, the 2016 season is all about change – and continuity. After just under three years of the Chip Kelly experiment and its flaringly mixed results, the Eagles embraced both widespread turnover and nostalgic familiarity. Step one, swapping Kelly for Doug Pederson at the helm of the coaching staff, not only represented a stark reverse…

Eagles Free Agent Watch 2016

The NFL offseason is in full swing. For the second consecutive year, EaglesNotebook.com presents “Free Agent Watch,” a running list of Philadelphia Eagles updates and live analysis: May 3: The Eagles released running back Ross Scheuerman, fullback Ryan Mueller and linebacker Brandon Hepburn. Philadelphia’s opened more roster spots for impending rookie free agent signings. Scheuerman joined…

2016 Eagles draft roundup

With the City of Brotherly Love awaiting the fate of embattled quarterback Sam Bradford, the Philadelphia Eagles weren’t shy about welcoming fresh talent at this week’s 2016 NFL Draft. Combining instant analysis with notes from NFL.com and NFL Network scouting reports, here’s a roundup of the Eagles’ annual rookie haul:

Caution crucial in Bradford ordeal

Welcome to a world where desperate dreams of a steady franchise quarterback have resurfaced in unforgiving fashion. The Philadelphia Eagles trading all the way up to the second pick in this week’s draft for a rookie signal-caller was notable enough. But anyone who lent an eye or ear to NFL headlines Monday should know that…

Benjamin, George: 2016 mock draft

Welcoming the 2016 NFL Draft with open arms, Cody Benjamin and Demetri George reunited for yet another attempt to predict the unpredictable, projecting each of April 28’s first-round picks for EaglesNotebook.com: