It’s easy to look at the Philadelphia Eagles’ games this year and say the team is just a play or two away from being 0-4. That may be the case, but in the National Football League, a win is a win, and the Eagles are 3-1 and sitting at sole possession of first place in the NFC East.
Andy Reid spent much of the offseason upgrading some of the key problematic units that plagued the team for so much of 2011, and it’s paying off. The linebackers are much improved, the defensive line is a better all-around unit, and the offense is once again firing on all cylinders.
There have also been some problems that can’t continue—turnovers have been a constant and the injuries to the offensive line keep piling up. With that in mind, here’s a look at which positional units on the Eagles are doing well and which aren’t.