The Eagles have about two weeks to figure out what they're going to do with Derek Barnett. By Reuben Frank
NFL source says to keep an eye on the Eagles when it comes to Marcus Mariota - BGN Then again, Philly might have an underrated factor working in their favor. Eagles tight ends coach Jason Michael was actually Mariota’s offensive coordinator in 2015 and then his quarterbacks coach in 2016 and 2017. Oddly enough, Mariota had both his best and worst seasons in terms of passer rating with Michael as his position coach.
As it turned out, the division’s most effective quarterback was the least likely to be so: Alex Smith. As it turns out, after going 5-1 as a starter and leading his team to the division title and its first playoff berth in five years, Washington doesn’t want him back, according to NFL.com. Not for the $19 million he’d cost in salary and bonuses.