Philadelphia Eagles Bye Week Questions: The Wildcat

Posted: 2nd October 2009 by Lloyd Vance in NFL
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Are the Eagles forcing the Wildcat down fansÆ throats?
I am often hit with this question as the NFL continues to figure out if the famed wildcat formation is a fad that worked in 2008 for the Dolphins or now a fixture in the league.á Innovation wise, you have to hand it to the Birds and the rest of the NFL for trying to find ways to use the wildcat in maximizing the athleticism of players like WR DeSean Jackson and QB Michael Vick.á

But is the formation really making a difference in the Eagles playbook?á So far the Eagles have lined up in the wildcat 30 times in their first three games producing 143 yards in offenseù24 rushes for 121 yards and 22 passing yards on 2 of 6 attempts. Every team in the NFL now spends time each practice working specifically on stopping the wild ...

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