Posts Tagged ‘Antonio Dixon’

Cullen Jenkins Released as Eagles Continue to Cut Cap

Cullen Jenkins is the first casualty of what should be many changes on the Philadelphia Eagles defensive side.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported just a short while ago that Cullen Jenkins has been released by the Philadelphia Eagles. Jenkins, who was scheduled to make just over $5.5 million in the upcoming season, will be replaced by second year player, and all rookie team member, Fletcher Cox. This continues a trend in Philadelphia this year of clearing cap space in order to improveĀ personnelĀ on both sides of the ball. Chip Kelly has not fully committed yet that his defense will run from a 3-4 defense this season, as opposed to the 4-3 form that former Eagles defensive coordinator Jim …

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Sources: UGA’s Todd Grantham Likely Eagles Next DC

Georgia Defensive Coordinator Todd Grantham will reportedly be named the new Eagles Defensive Coordinator.With the hire of Chip Kelly, most people immediately thought, good we have an offensive guy, but who will our defensive coordinator be? According to CSN sources, UGA DC Todd Grantham will be Eagles next defensive coordinator. Grantham led a spectacular Georgia defense to the SEC championship game this year. But Eagles fans are most excited about the 3-4 potentially being in Philadelphia. Finally, the Eagles may have what is inevitably the better defensive scheme in today’s game. Think of all the better teams in the last 5 years, nearly all of them run a 3-4. Packers, 49ers, Steelers, Patriots, Ravens all run a 3-4. (although the Pats is hybrid, they still …

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Eagles Potential Draftees for the 2013 NFL Draft

Could the Eagles draft Luke Joeckel in the 2013 NFL Draft?With one week left in the NFL season, all Eagles fans can cheer for now is a high draft pick. The Eagles can pick no higher than 4 but no lower than 10. Most likely they will hold the 4th, 5th or 6th pick. This year’s draft class is nowhere near last year’s in terms of QB, but it is a very deep class in other areas. The Eagles and whoever is running the show in late April, can NOT mess this one up. This is a direction changing draft pick, and can make or break a franchise.

Let’s take a look at who may be available when our Eagles are “on the clock.”

OT Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M

No one can, will, or has been “excited” about drafting an offensive lineman, …

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