Moving on from Evan Mathis Would Be Huge Mistake for Philadelphia Eagles

March 24, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Philadelphia Eagles’ offseason has been baffling and downright bizarre, though, still defensible with many caveats. That will change if guard Evan Mathis is traded or released.
If running backs DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews stay healthy, the Eagles could have one of the NFL’s most dynamic backfields.
If quarterback Sam Bradford’s knee can remain in one piece—a mission he’s failed in two straight seasons, both ending with the same torn ACL—head coach Chip Kelly’s quick-strike passing scheme could be the perfect opportunity for a career revival. And if Jordan Matthews makes an anticipated second-year leap, Jeremy Maclin will become a memory.
A lot of rabbit-foot rubbing and voodoo-doll poking needs to happen for a glow from the heavens to shine on the Eagles, making sure all of those moving parts align perfectly. But it’s all still possible...until we consider a life without Mathis.
That’s not a life Bradford...

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