• September 27, 2022

Eagles-Titans Preview

mccoydomThe Eagles are by far the better team; they should think that way and act in such a matter that has us feeling good about our Thanksgiving matchup with the Cowboys.  The Titans have had a short week to prepare, and let one slip away against the Steelers on prime time football last Monday.

The Eagles have re-established some of that “home field” advantage, and recently several players have made it public that the team feeds off the energy that the fans provide them.  Weather wise the fans dodge a bullet with the forecast for rain coming later in the day, so the sun will be shining on the field at the Linc, the stage is set for the Eagles to take care of business.

OFFENSE

The Titans have a few guys early round selections that make up their trio of offensive weapons.  Wright and Hunter at receiver and Shankey at the running back position provide much of the support for their rookie quarterback.  A few vets fill out the rest of the roster in Walker, Greene, and Washington, but this offense is not going to score a ton of points, which should favor the Eagles who are putting up over 35 points a game at home this season.

The Eagles “should” be able to run the football with great success, but their track record for the better part of 2014 leaves question marks if they will do just that.   The wait for McCoy to have one of “those games” remains a wait and see, but if he is going to actually do it, this week would certainly be it.  The tight-ends for the Eagles will have plenty of room to make plays, and with how the Titans use their safeties very close to the line of scrimmage, the deep ball should be available for Maclin.

DEFENSE

The Titans can get after the quarterback, and their secondary likes to play physical, but their aggressiveness can lead to big holes for opposing running backs and open parts of the field for big “YAC” opportunities.

The Eagles defense has been very impressive at the LINC with their ability to rack up huge totals in the sack department while also registering touchdowns on turnovers/returns.  I expect the trend to continue with Mettenberger being chased by Billy Davis schemed blitzes, showing little fear with the offensive playmakers and inexperienced quarterback.

PREDICTION

The Eagles will keep the trendy word in sports going as they help fans and media “RELAX” after the forgettable effort last week.  This is a game they should and will win by double digits.

EAGLES 34  TITANS  20

 

Jeff Kolsky

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paulman
paulman
November 22, 2014 7:24 pm

I’m watching the OL and RB L McCoy who must get untracked if Eagles are going to make some noise down the stretch & hopefully Playoffs..
Titans LB’s & Safeties are very aggressive and physical but do leave
Open lanes for big runs and can over-pursue and lose their Lane integrity…
We should know by the first 20 minutes if McCoy is on his
A-Game… If so, Eagles should win going away
If not, then a great concern for Eagles Offense moving forward and Coach
Kelky will have to contemplate on giving more Carried
To both Sproles & Polk, which he probably should have been
Doing over the last fee week anyways..
Their is no reason that Kelly’s Game Plan should have QB Sanchez
Passing 25 + Times this Game… If so, they deserve to lose
and Kelly’s Game Plan should be heavily scrutinized, as I feel
Kelly, has been getting way too much of a “Free-Pass” this Season
About his Game Plans,Ted-Zone and overall situational Football
We’ll see how Genius Kelly does, but make no mistake,
NFL Defenses have caught onto his Schemes and how to defend
The Read-Option Crap which doesn’t work without a legitimate run threat
At QB.. Let’s coach to your Players strengths as we have heard him say a
1000 times but don’t seem to see this translate to
Actual Play Calls and Formations during the games…
The Honeymoon for Chip Kelly is Officially Over,
In my opinion, As it should be… No More Excuses!!!

deserteagle
deserteagle
November 22, 2014 9:04 pm

Pman the same chip kelly that is 17 -9.. And has improved over a 10-6 season with a 7-3 start..yes I agree …he’s had this season ,a huge boost in scoring from his special teams and defense …masking his ineffective red zone plays ..he’s been a bit of Andy Reid itis…of late …I do think he gets a pass last week as that snowballed and got him out of his intended game plan in GB..he’s also importantly crafting the tape that Dallas will be watching for the thanksgiving bowl …I don’t see how we can call an end to a honeymoon …he’s winning …at 7-3 he can assuredly be 8-3 with the Texas 3 step to come…at Jerry world Seattle and Dallas in our place..getting to 10 wins should be the goal…with two assumed dead me walking in giants and skins…whose vacation bags will be packed..keys to this week …I felt Kelly calling out ertz was strategic and he intends to run a lot of 2 tight end packages..I also agree Pman under 25 pass attempts is conservative .. But why risk turnovers through the air …not asking Sanchez to win the game is the key to victory…and 8-3 ….I sense an angry bunch of birds …and the Kelly honeymoon takes us into Dallas …if he beats them …he’s a virgin saint…

paulman
paulman
November 22, 2014 9:41 pm
Reply to  deserteagle

I hope your right Deserteagle,
But they have to play a whole lot better to play with the Top Teams
In my opinion… And change or at least tweak his Play Calling
& Formations in the Red-Zone which have been an issue all Season
Long regardless if QB was Foles or Sanchez..
RB Sproles has been the most Productive Back in the Red-Zone by far
And should see more Carries for him once in close

eagles0superbowls
eagles0superbowls
November 23, 2014 10:13 am

It’s the sport of Kings better than Diamond Rings…
F-O-O-T-B-A-L-L,
Are you ready for some Football?!
Go Eagles!!!!!!!!!!

eagles0superbowls
eagles0superbowls
November 23, 2014 10:19 am

Less run more pass ——–
Jordan Matthews has become a NFL star in the last 3 games, I expect him to continue to shine. Jeremy Maclin needs 79 yards to reach 1000 for the year and 1 TD to reach double digits for the year.

eagles0superbowls
eagles0superbowls
November 23, 2014 10:35 am

a little something to worry about, the Eagles 3 losses came against 3-4 base defenses which is what Tennessee runs

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 10:47 am

EOS, great point. You would think Chip would know how to beat it given the fact it is the defense he prefers. I was listening to Evan Mathis this past week on WIP. He stated that it seems as if teams know what the Eagles are doing in the run game and know how to defend it. (Kind of goes with what paulman stated above, that teams have caught up to Kelly). We can only play who is on our roster, the weak teams we need and should beat. I am still looking for that signature win. The next 3 games after the Titans will tell a lot as far as this teams progress. Against GB, hey, we ran into a red hot Aaron Rodgers at and ice cold Lambeau. I will give a mulligan. I need to see a victory against the Seahawks and a split with the cowboys. Those three games will be a good indicator of where this team is at.
Go EAGLES!!!

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 10:58 am

I had a bad dream Mark Sanchez threw a couple of picks against this Titan team. Hopefully I am wrong. Sanchez will be blitzed today by Titan D-coordinator. It will be interesting to see how Mark Sanchez handles the pressure. The real test starts next week and then the following two weeks. Will the defense step up or collapse. Will Mark Sanchez prove he can be a QB that can lead this Eagles team to the playoffs without a dominating defense that lead his Jets team to the playoffs and AFC championship. The real Mark Sanchez will be identified in the next three weeks, .

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
November 23, 2014 11:30 am

Its a must win. Eagles cannot afford to lose this game at home.

Tenny coming off big emotional defeat that they went “all-in” for, so they won’t be “up” for this one.

That being said….also very worried Eagles are thinking about Thursday,but I think that’s mitigated because they’re coming off a loss.

I can’t see how Mettenberger will be able to handle the Eagles pass rush, but the Sanchez factor is terrifying.

paulman
paulman
November 23, 2014 12:03 pm

Titans Secondary are a Talented,Physical and very aggressive Group
And it will be interesting to see how the Eagles attack this bunch
If you recall on the Steelers game, they had good success early then went uptempo with a lot of screens,Bubbke routes, underneath crossing routes
And then pounded the rock to wear them down..
The Key for today is Eagles Rushing attack, McCoy must get untracked
Early or Kelly should give more Carries to the more productive Sproles
and even Polk.. Steelers & Arab L Bell had success running between the Tackles as game went on..
This is the most important Game of the Season right here and right now,
Eagles cannot play down to Titans level and allow their QB to get comfortable for he has a big arm to go over the Top of the shaky Eagles Secondary
If he gets in a rhythm and has time to unload..
The first 20 Minutes will be very telling for a huge difference of the Eagles regaining their confidence and getting the offense back on track and go
To 8-3 heading into the next 3 Games
A dud performance or just a squeaker today by the Offense will not bode well
Moving forward…

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 12:31 pm
Reply to  paulman

Paul, your pick of a Titans victory…23-20 over the Eagles is locked in. I’m predicting a 34-20 Eagles victory. Titans get a garbage time TD.

paulman
paulman
November 23, 2014 1:35 pm
Reply to  Eaglehaslanded

I could care less if I’m wrong about the Score, EHL,
Completely irrelevant, just want to see the Eagles fulfill their potential
And dominate and get the W and put an inferior Team away
And not keep them hanging around…

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 1:40 pm
Reply to  paulman

Paul, no need to respond if you could care less.

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 1:44 pm
Reply to  paulman

Now you didnt Paulman….you just wanted to be right on here in typical narcissitic jackass fashion.

deserteagle
deserteagle
November 23, 2014 12:24 pm

Eagles won’t allow this to get away…this is a beat down game..taking out the frustrations of the previous week and feeding off the Linc.the titans blitzed coming out of there locker room vs Big Ben…I look for an assortment of screens by chip..something we were noted for,that hasn’t shown up in weeks ..I look for the two tight end sets and a controlled dink and dunk attack…shady will bea star receiver in this affair IMO…the eagles will be very agressive on the defensive side of the ball …4 sacks or more …thanksgiving momentum …this is the hot appetizer …with the entree this week …

deserteagle
deserteagle
November 23, 2014 12:26 pm

Eagle landed …any dream with sanchez I it is disturbing enough…now if songs or Kool admitted to it ..it would be a wet dream..so a pick here or there …no biggie…

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 12:29 pm
Reply to  deserteagle

LOL….desert…it’s strictly football bro.

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 1:10 pm

42-10

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 1:13 pm
Reply to  IzzellJenkins

Izzell…your boy Huff is trying to serve me up that crow. Nice kick off return. I need to see that as a wideout.

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 1:16 pm
Reply to  Eaglehaslanded

It’s there if he gets out of his damn head and settles the hell down

haveacigar
haveacigar
November 23, 2014 1:19 pm

FA barwin big sack. Jenkins nice pass defended, sproles trade TD, draft pick huff 107 return.. Fucking front office blows!

Biglion821
Biglion821
November 23, 2014 3:01 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

LOL what happened last week, yes this front office blows chunks.

haveacigar
haveacigar
November 23, 2014 3:07 pm
Reply to  Biglion821

Yeah lion if they were better like you guys want they would be z16-0

DCar
DCar
November 23, 2014 3:47 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

Jenkins burned all game, but you crow about a pass defensed! What a fucking joke!

haveacigar
haveacigar
November 23, 2014 3:55 pm
Reply to  DCar

I can only assume you have been busy at your night watchman job and been unable to watch the game… Stay negative asshole, the team you claim to love and support is doing pretty fucking good despite their coach, GM, draft, trades and FA signings

DCar
DCar
November 23, 2014 4:02 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

Watching the entire game jerkoff! Ain’t on here all day, like the lifeless loser, like you & the other assclown ripping paul all day. Jenkins the prize of the off season, missing tackles, got run over, burnt on passes! But hey, that 1 pass defensed early in the game you crowed about was awesome! Just STFU you condescending, useless piece of horse shit! Nice game, beating a shit team! Let’s see how great they do against a team with a winning record! Get a life loser! Shouldn’t you be spending time with your pristine family? Riiiiiight!

haveacigar
haveacigar
November 23, 2014 5:17 pm
Reply to  DCar

Is the team doing well despite their fucked up front office?

DCar
DCar
November 23, 2014 4:05 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

BTW, you seem to have an obsession with me working a overnight, PT job???? Pretty head scratching & creepy!!!! See, I actually like to provide for, & set up my REAL family & myself, for the now, & the future! Don’t be jealous, that I actually have a real family, that actually exists, who I love & respect, & who love & respect me! Get lost & don’t waste my time scumbag!

haveacigar
haveacigar
November 23, 2014 5:14 pm
Reply to  DCar

Night watchman… Successful.

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 1:20 pm

What I say about the boy Huff…lol calm the fuck down on the draft less than a year in.

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
November 23, 2014 1:23 pm

Told you Tenny would be emotionally dead for this game.

Hopefully we’ll see a lot of Polk for the rest of this game.

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 1:31 pm

According to dumbass Paulman this is the game thats going to start the slide of losing all their games.

IDIOT

paulman
paulman
November 23, 2014 1:32 pm

Great Start by the Eagles and just what the Doctor Ordered
Nice Return by Huff with 2 strong Stiff-Arms as he broke away and a great Smtart for McCoy & OL which I was hoping to see…
Now keep it up and the pressure on for the Full Game

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 1:33 pm
Reply to  paulman

LMAO ARE YOU SERIOUS YOU FLIPFLOPPING JACKASS?

paulman
paulman
November 23, 2014 1:43 pm
Reply to  IzzellJenkins

You guys are Morons…
I root and want the Eagles to Win idiot’s
They usually play Good Ball when I predict a Loss which I’ll
Gladly take.. In fact I listed exactly how they should Win could way up above In my first post, which they seem to be following!!!

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 3:04 pm
Reply to  paulman

You fucking idiot…you double post and cover your ass after you go out on limbs so you can look like the smartest poster of all time.

GTFOH with your flipflopping shit slinging.

You said the year was over and they wouldnt make the playoffs. Stop your bullshit DUMBASS

deserteagle
deserteagle
November 23, 2014 1:35 pm

Shady a contract game IMO and huff and puff looked skilled and sleek going down the sidelines ..if ever he stops letting his shit get away from him mentally ,he’s another big body guy …with Matthews that’s quite a potential tandem..cooper has become clasper the missing ghost..celecks being asked to ball now and he’s responded well..we haven’t seen maclin over the top ,that’s still coming off play action…so far our screen attempt leaked,I’d like a lot more ..dink and dunk…

deserteagle
deserteagle
November 23, 2014 1:36 pm

Pman the chimp slinging shit …

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 1:41 pm

Koolbreeze….Mark Sanchez is doing a lot of check downs. What was it you called Foles? Oh yes, captain check down…hmm.

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 1:42 pm

If you think Sanchez has a strong arm your the biggest fucking moron of all time.

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 1:43 pm

Tennessee Dbacks are physical. Must be nice.

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 1:46 pm
Reply to  Eaglehaslanded

Their safeties are ballhawks EHL….which is why they should get blown up over the top.

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
November 23, 2014 1:43 pm

Not sure if I am a fan of all these short “suicide” passes over the middle.

That’s 3 wrs who have been blown up today.

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 1:46 pm

Sanchez is Capt. Checkdown today.

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 1:49 pm
Reply to  IzzellJenkins

Exactly. pop gun arm…pop…pop.

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
November 23, 2014 1:47 pm

Tenny safties are going to keep cheating and laying the wood as long as every pass is under 15 yards.

So far we’ve lost Ertz, Smith…and lucky not to lose Matthews on that last pass at the goalline.

All on the same up the middle pass.

Tenny is just charging these short routes and blowing up Eagles Wrs.

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
November 23, 2014 1:51 pm

TV talking idiots are trying to put that pick on Cooper.

A floater up the middle?

Tenny has seen that pass 15x already today…DB ran the route perfectly.

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 1:59 pm

Vinnie Cooper played a huge part on that play. You teach any WR to cross the Db on that play. That was a terrible post route.

paulman
paulman
November 23, 2014 1:51 pm

Which is what the Titans probably worked on all week
After the Steelers exposed them with the short passes last week
Plus the fact that Sanchez does not have the arm to best you deep
Like Big-Ben does, and this is what you should expect their Secondary
To play…

deserteagle
deserteagle
November 23, 2014 1:49 pm

E.H.L Nightmare is real….

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 1:49 pm

Foles cant comeback soon enough. Josh Huff will be starting for Riley Cooper in less than 2 weeks.

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 1:50 pm

And there it is. Desert…my dream or should I say nightmare has materialized. Can we please sit Cooper down.

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 1:52 pm
Reply to  Eaglehaslanded

Cooper is going to be sat down before the year is over.

Muimuiman
Muimuiman
November 23, 2014 1:50 pm

When is Saint Nick coming back

coldbrewski
coldbrewski
November 23, 2014 1:51 pm

Exhibit one of why Cooper is a 4th receiver on any decent team. Sanchez is no Aaron Rogers, but that pick was all on Cooper. For once I agree with the clueless announcers.

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 1:53 pm

Koolbreeze, is Mark Sanchez still shaking the rust off? Let’s stop the nonsense, Sanchez can’t beat Foles out. Weak armed turnover machine that Sanchez is.

coldbrewski
coldbrewski
November 23, 2014 1:53 pm

EHL Chip and Howie have mostly gotten it right. But they are far from perfect. Sitting Cooper’s bum ass would be a start in the right direction.

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 1:54 pm

Sanchez is keeping the Titans in this game.

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 1:56 pm

What kind of lame as attempt at stopping that receiver was that from Bradley Fletcher.

paulman
paulman
November 23, 2014 1:56 pm

Colts QB A Luck 2 Fumbles in 1st Quarter
Jay Cutler a Fumble already
Bortles throws a Pick

Muimuiman
Muimuiman
November 23, 2014 1:57 pm

When Huff matures a little and gets his feet under him, he will start.

Muimuiman
Muimuiman
November 23, 2014 1:57 pm

Paulman loves Sanchez

paulman
paulman
November 23, 2014 1:58 pm

Got to bat the ball down there M Jenkins..
Game on.. Let’s see if Genuis Kelly stays away
From running the Ball which was working well at the Start

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 2:04 pm
Reply to  paulman

Lets see if dumbass Paulman will start his usual in game flipflopping…oh wait this jackass hass lmao

Dude youre to damn old to be a fucking troll lmao

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
November 23, 2014 1:58 pm

Just don’t let “up the middle” Sanchez throw again and Eagles will be fine.

deserteagle
deserteagle
November 23, 2014 1:58 pm

E.HL that’s sanchez in a nutshell ..news flash McCoy is done ..those who wanted to trade him..take a bow..

coldbrewski
coldbrewski
November 23, 2014 1:58 pm

Besides fulfilling your dream prophecy(lmao), I have no issue with how Sanchez has been playing. Though he definitely isn’t the long-term answer, he been playing well.

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 2:04 pm
Reply to  coldbrewski

LOL Cold, he is not asked to do much, just manage the game. To many turnovers though. Honestly, I don’t have a problem with Sanchez. But kool and songs was acting as if he was Steve Yong, when the informed amongst us knew what and who Sanchez was and remains to be. The same weakness they kill Foles over, turnovers and arm strength, Sanchez is even worse. Sanchez has better feet, but it does not matter when you are turning the ball over 2-3 times per game.

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
November 23, 2014 2:02 pm

A short throw up the middle to Matthews? That’s weird.

deserteagle
deserteagle
November 23, 2014 2:02 pm

Kool ?songs? Red zone magic dust with sanchez?

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 2:02 pm

We arent beating the Cowboys with Capt. Checkdown. If he wont take shots down the field we are cooked.

paulman
paulman
November 23, 2014 2:09 pm
Reply to  IzzellJenkins

Are you Flip-Flopping Asshole…

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 2:12 pm
Reply to  paulman

No you flipflopping wannabe draft expert narcissitic moron. You havent been right about anything lmao….

paulman
paulman
November 23, 2014 2:30 pm
Reply to  IzzellJenkins

I am correct that your an Asshole though..
You prove it everyday Jackass..

Muimuiman
Muimuiman
November 23, 2014 2:03 pm

No Foles= very little shot vs Cowboys. Mccoy will have to have a career day.

Muimuiman
Muimuiman
November 23, 2014 2:04 pm

Sanchez 54.3 rating. Sounds about right.

deserteagle
deserteagle
November 23, 2014 2:04 pm

He hasn’t been given the option it seems to throw beyond what he sees ,not even looking downfield,.theyre dummy ing..it up ..very interested to see if he looks over the top on play action..or do they not trust him..

paulman
paulman
November 23, 2014 2:04 pm

See what I mean, lean on McCoy and they Win
Going away.. Keep putting the Ball in Sanchez’s hands and your rolling the
Dice..
Ball came out about a second late to Matthews on that 3rd down play,
who then failed to outrun Safety M Griffin in the open field which is not good to see by a WR..

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 2:10 pm
Reply to  paulman

Paul….You wanted to trade McCoy, and wanted to play Sanchez over Foles. You are all over the place dude.

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 2:14 pm
Reply to  paulman

Paul is a flipflopping hypocrite who just throws enough shit out there that when something sticks he wont stop talking about it lmao….

He wanted Sanchez…in his words….waiting all year…lmao

Hes fucking joke….

Wont take long before he brings up where he lives and how he doesnt care this doesnt mean anything to him….

Then will be back on here Monday with a million posts…

Muimuiman
Muimuiman
November 23, 2014 2:09 pm

Sanchez getting outplayed by Mettenberger. SMH

Muimuiman
Muimuiman
November 23, 2014 2:11 pm

Paulman, the living in mothers basement joke will never get old. However you might actually be right about this prediction. I thought Sanchez was avg. He is horrendous.

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
November 23, 2014 2:13 pm

Eagles offense only responsible for 13 points. Sanchez must score red zone TD’s.

paulman
paulman
November 23, 2014 2:13 pm

The Titans have withstood the Eagles Stsrting energy
Now we have a nail biter as I expected..
Eagles D are really struggling to match up with Teams TE’s
With Acho or Matthews and need to utilize Nolan Carrol on the more pass-receiving TE’s that they face…

IzzellJenkins
IzzellJenkins
November 23, 2014 2:15 pm
Reply to  paulman

See what I mean…FLIPFLOPPING JACKASS….