Sam Donnellon asked this simple question earlier this week: Can the 4-4 Eagles still make it to 10-6? After the great start to the season with a rookie quarterback, and then the probably inevitable stumbles with a rookie quarterback, it is a thought that "probably" had been banished from most people’s minds. The narrative rollercoaster had begun with the notion that this was to be a learning year for Carson Wentz and the fellas. Then came the great start, and the well-why-not? change in everyone’s storyline. But now, after the last two weeks, we are all pretty much back to it being a learning year for Wentz & Co.
But is it? Put it this way: If it is to be much more, a win over the offensive machine that is the Atlanta Falcons would likely be a requirement. With, as Les Bowen writes, the beginning a quest for some offensive consistency.
Zach Berman says the Eagles’ sleepy pass rush needs to wake up if the Eagles are to have a chance against Ryan and the Falcons.
Bob Brookover, ever-helpful, talks to some Eagles and offers some of his own solutions to the inconsistent officiating that plagues the NFL.
Paul Domowitch says that, after much off-season concern of a decline, it turns out that Jason Peters is still Jason Peters after all.
Finally, some predictions: