The Eagles sit at the halfway point of the season with a 3-5 record. This is exactly where I expected the Eagles to be, although the route to get there was different.
There have been surprises, both good and bad, during the first half of the Eagles season. LeSean McCoy has been the Eagles MVP throughout the first half and will continue to be a workhorse as the Eagles sit just one game behind Dallas for first place in the NFC East.
The Eagles defense has continued to improve and the concern now is over the ineptitude of the Eagles offense. The Eagles have put up just 3 points on offense the last two weeks. Chip Kelly appears to be overmatched in his first NFL season, but still has a half a season to rectify his mistakes.
Quarterback: C (Quarter Poll Grade B-)
As I sat in the stands on Sunday of the Eagles dreadful 15-7 loss to the New York Giants, I asked my father if he thought that the Eagles would have used all three of their quarterbacks this early in the season. He laughed, shrugged, sighed, and then just shook his head in disappointment.
Disappointment. That is the best way to …read more