Posts Tagged ‘ernie sims’

Philadelphia Eagles Offseason: Time to Throw Out Ernie Sims?

The Philadelphia Eagles were able to steal away an excellent linebacker, Ernie Sims, from the Lions, for a mere fifth-round pick. A great veteran player on the young Eagles defense, something that the Eagles were looking to either acquire via trade or draft, and they found a great pickup. The trade went down between the […]

Taking a Closer Look at the Eagles 27-24 Win Over the 49ers

Going into the match-up with the 49ers, the Eagles knew that they had to come home with a win in order to keep pace with the rest of the NFC East. Both the Redskins and Giants improved to 3-2 earlier in the day, so the Eagles had to pick up a win to follow suit. […]

LB Sims Standing Out to Coach Reid in Film

CBS Sports reports that LB Ernie Sims seems to be impressing coach Andy Reid: Eagles LB Ernie Sims had no tackles against the Bengals in preseason action, but that doesn’t tell the whole story. “I thought he played a heck of a game,” coach Andy Reid said. “He’s a tempo-setter, and he’s always right around […]

Sims Being a Little Too Physical in Practice

CBS Sports says the Eagles had to step in and tell Ernie Sims to stop hitting people too much in practice: Eagles LB Ernie Sims, acquired in a trade with Detroit, continues to play physical football in training camp — maybe too physical. His hard hit on Sunday shook up TE Clay Harbor, and coach […]

Eagles Linebackers Get Poor Rating

Yahoo’s Jason Cole has been ranking all the teams in the NFL based on different positions. His most recent rankings take a look at the linebackers where he ranked the Eagles 19th overall. This is what he had to say about them: 19. Philadelphia: If Ernie “Cinnabon” Sims can get back to being the 100-plus […]

Where’s the Eagles Biggest Concern on Defense?

It’s no secret that there were some ongoing problems with the Eagles defense last season. They weren’t the worst group in the league, but they definitely had a lot of room for improvement. When the 2009 season ended, you hoped that they would make some moves to improve their holes on defense for 2010. Let’s […]

Linebackers Ready for Redemption in 2010

The Eagles linebacker play last season was terrible. Through a combination of injuries, youth, and overall bad play, the Eagles were forced to start various groups of linebackers without much success. In the 2010 season, the team will look to turn things around with a stable core of linebackers. A large part of this turnaround […]

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Offseason Edition

The Good: The Eagles have had an aggressive makeover of the defense only 1 year after doing the same to the offensive skill positions. They’ve brought in LBs Ernie Sims & Alex Hall through trades and drafted 2 LBs and maybe a 3rd in DE Ricky Sapp. I would prefer Sapp play a pass rushing […]