Four games into the 2012 season and the Eagles sit atop the NFC East with their 3-1 record. However, both Andy Reid and Michael Vick have already taken turns on the proverbial “hot seat," and will continue to be highly scrutinized until the season ends.
Whether it’s been by design or by necessity, Philadelphia’s rookies have been given important roles on offense, defense and special teams. Ironically enough, it just might be the play of these first-year players that have kept the Eagles in the upper-echelon of the league.
There have been five Eagles “rooks” that have played extensively up till now, and it will be those handful that I’ll be assessing and assigning first quarter grades to.