Eagles nuggets on safeties, pass rush, wide receivers, Pro Days, and more
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 20, 2014
Here are a collection of notes and nuggets on some of the key issues with the Eagles: The Eagles are counting on their internal options improving in the second year in the scheme to help a pass rush that had the second fewest sacks per snap last season. Eagles guard Evan Mathis, a Pro Bowl player who would like a new contract, is not expected to stage a holdout and is expected to report to the voluntary workouts. He still has some development to go through, but his story is similar to Lane Johnson’s last year – he doesn’t have many years at the position, is considered a high-character player, and the type of player he projects to be could be intriguing.