Tommy Lawlor

  • joined May 25, 2010
  • last login May 07, 2014
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I began following the Eagles during the days of Reggie White and Buddy Ryan and then writing about the team in 2003. I avidly followed the NFL Draft during that period as well. I was trained by a former NFL scout in the art of player evaluation and scouting. I began the website in 2005 and have written a weekly column for since 2007. My daily Eagles writing is done at You can follow me on Twitter at

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  • MLB Baltimore Orioles
  • NBA Philadelphia 76ers
  • NFL Philadelphia Eagles
  • NHL Philadelphia Flyers
  • Golf John Daly
  • NASCAR Dick Trickle
  • Soccer New York Cosmos
  • Tennis Pat Cash
  • FIFA The Ivory Coast
  • Fantasy Jessia Alba & Biel
  • Winter Olympics Slovenia
  • Figure Skating Heckler and Koch
  • Wrestling Four Horsemen
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Lawlor: No Kelly, so where do the Eagles go now?

With Andy Reid fired and on his way to Kansas City, the Eagle focused their attention on hiring Oregon's Chip Kelly to be Reid's replacement. Kelly met with the Eagles on Saturday, but turned the...

Lawlor: What should Lurie look for in a new coach?

Change is coming. Andy Reid will be let go as early as Monday. Owner Jeffrey Lurie then faces the challenge of finding a new coach. Here are some of the things he needs to consider as he goes...

Lawlor: Will teams want Andy Reid in 2013?


The discussion on Andy Reid's future has shifted from whether he'll return as Eagles coach to whether he will have any job in 2013. For a long time we've heard that Reid will have a job the day...

Lawlor: Evaluating the Eagles offensive line

The Eagles thought that re-signing Evan Mathis last March was going to give them a top notch O-line. All five starters were coming back and expectations were high based on how they played down the...

Lawlor: Eagles Need a Culture Change


Andy Reid brought in a culture of stability and winning when he replaced Ray Rhodes in 1999. That has eroded over time (for a variety of reasons) and it is time for a new coach to come in and once...

Lawlor: What is wrong with the Eagles DBs?

Week after week, receivers run free through the Eagles secondary and catch touchdown passes with ease. How the heck is this possible with all of the talent that the Eagles put on the field? What...

Lawlor: Eagles must find the next Jim Johnson

Since Jim Johnson had to step down as defensive coordinator, the Eagles defense has been highly erratic, to put it mildly. The team tried young/new guys to fill his shoes. That didn't work. In the...

Lawlor: Who's to Blame for the Eagles Mess?


The Eagles can't seem to find rock bottom. The 3-1 start gave way to a 5-game losing streak and now people are trying to figure out who is most at fault. Unfortunately, there isn't one person. ...

Lawlor: What do the Eagles do at QB in 2013?

Michael Vick looked like a superstar in 2010. Since then, his play has leveled off and the lowlights are catching up to the highlights. With big money due in 2013, this could very well be Vick's...

Lawlor: Are the Eagles Talented Enough?

There a lot of theories about why the Eagles are just 3-4 this year. For now let's set aside coaching and schemes and talk strictly about talent. Are the Eagles as talented as everyone thought...

Bill O'Brien Has PSU Headed In The Right Direction

Penn State is 5-2 heading into the biggest game of the season, Saturday's showdown with Ohio State. What is going on with the program? How does the future look?

Lawlor: Should the Eagles stick with Vick?


Coach Andy Reid has decided to stick with Michael Vick as the starting quarterback...for now. Let's take a look at why Reid made this decision. What does Vick need to do to keep the job? Can the...

Is Andy Reid doing enough to keep his job in 2013?


The Eagles finished a disappointing 8-8 last year. Owner Jeffrey Lurie made it clear that wasn't acceptable and the team needed to win this year or there could be a coaching change. How is Andy...

What Is Wrong With The Eagles Special Teams?


The Eagles have a heralded STs coach in Bobby April. They added speedy returners in the offseason. They hoped the coverage units would be improved with experience. Hasn't happened. The Eagles are...

Eagles Defense Showing Progress Under Castillo

This is Year 2 for Juan Castillo as Eagles defensive coordinator. His first season was wildly up and down. Let's take a look to see if things have improved so far this year and to get a better feel...

Evaluating Eagles QB Michael Vick After 2 Games


Michael Vick has led the Eagles to a 2-0 record, but has also thrown 6 interceptions. Let's take a look at how he's played so far and what to expect moving forward.

Is The Philadelphia Eagles Defense For Real?


The Eagles have the #1 defense in the NFL right now. That's surprising after a messy 2011 season for Juan Castillo's unit. Is it too soon to start believing this defense is the real deal?

The Philadelphia Eagles Expect Improved Run Defense In 2012


Run defense was a major problem in 2011. The Eagles worked to fix it during the offseason. How does the situation look heading into 2012? Can the Eagles stop the run?

Philadelphia Eagles Relying On Young Talent


The Eagles roster is largely set. They may make a move or two, but for now you are looking at a roster with a lot of young guys, both as starters and key backups. Interesting design for a team with...

Eagles Vs Browns: What To Watch For Tonight


The Eagles are in Cleveland to battle the Browns. The game will be very important to some young Eagles that are trying to win either roster spots or key jobs. Here are the key guys to watch.

Updating Some Philadelphia Eagles Roster Battles

Training camp is now over, but that doesn't mean that the roster or starting lineup is set. Let's take a look at which positions are still up in the air.

Some Young Players Stepped Up For The Eagles In The Preseason Opener

Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy, and DeSean Jackson were quiet in the preseason opener, but several young players had a big night and really helped themselves. Which players stood out the most?

Philadelphia Eagles Searching For OL Depth


The starting offensive line for the Eagles could be outstanding in 2012. Four starters return and Demetress Bell is a talented replacement for Jason Peters. The concern is depth. Who will step up...

Reviewing The First Week Of Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp


Eagles training camp is now a week old. We don't know anything definitively, but some players are starting to stand out. Let's take a look at what has gone on so far as well as which players are...

Reflecting On The Philadelphia Eagles Offseason


The Eagles were 8-8 last year. They spent the offseason making deals and moves to improve the team. Did they make the right ones? Are there any concerns left as the team heads off to Lehigh?

Should The Philadelphia Eagles Make A Move For QB Colt McCoy?


The Eagles look to be a potential Super Bowl contender. One potential area of weakness is backup QB. The Browns might be shopping their starter, Colt McCoy. If that happens, should the Eagles make...

Ranking The Eagles Pass Rushers Of The Last 25 Years


The Eagles have had great pass rushers over the last 25 years. How do the various players rank against each other?

Comparing The Philadelphia Eagles To Recent Super Bowl Trends


If you check out recent SB champs, you'll see some trends. How do the Eagles compare in those areas? Is there hope?

Around the League


Things are quiet in Philly for now, so let's look around the league. What's going on with division foes? How about other NFC contenders?

Evaluating The Philadelphia Eagles OTAs


OTAs are over for the Eagles. Which players impressed and which ones need work?

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