Behind the Birds: Podcast for Philadelphia Eagles fans

40 Episodes

By: Behind the Birds

The owners of @eaglesintel,, @phillyeaglesupdates, and @eagles_empire on Instagram combine to talk Philadelphia Eagles football.

Eagles drop to 1-1 after a 17-11 loss to the 49ers
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Max and Nader recap the Eagles Week Two home loss to the 49ers. They also look around the league and ahead to the #DallasWeek.

Eagles Beat the Falcons 32-6 to Open the Nick Sirianni Era

The whole gang hops on the pod to talk about the Eagles BIG opening week victory in Atlanta.

Jordan Mailata Contract Reaction + #PHIvsATL Week 1 Preview

Max and Nader react to the Eagles extending LT Jordan Mailata. They also preview the Birds' week one matchup against the Atlanta Falcons.

Eagles 2021 Season Preview

Nader, Donovan, and part of Max jump on to preview the Eagles upcoming 2021 season. They also react to the initial 53 man roster released last week.

Exciting news to announce: we are now hosted by Anchor. You can therefore find Behind the Birds on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, and RadioPublic.

Eagles Preseason Week 1 Recap

Max, Nader and Donovan (eventually) react and breakdown the first preseason game for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2021 and what it means for the future of some roster spots and players who really impressed.

Training Camp Check-In, Preseason Talk

Max and Jay talk about what we've seen from the Eagles in training camp so far and briefly preview the upcoming preseason games.

Eagles Sign Steven Nelson & Training Camp Preview

Nader, Max, Jay and Donovan (sorta) breakdown the Steven Nelson signing and what it means for the Eagles this season and also give some insight to some of the storylines before training camp starts this Tuesday!

53-Man Roster Projections (Summer Edition)

Max, Donovan, and Nader make a triumphant return as they predict the Eagles 53 man roster and talk about the new coaching staff.

2021-22 Schedule Predictions

Donovan, Max and Jay recap the recently announced 2021-22 Philadelphia Eagles schedule and give their game by game predictions and what matchups they are looking forward to the most.

The Official 2021 NFL Draft Recap Show

Max, Jay, and Nader review the Eagles 2021 NFL Draft class. We give out grades and talk about every pick.

1.10 - DeVonta Smith | WR | Alabama

2.37 - Landon Dickerson | IOL | Alabama

3.73 - Milton Williams | DT | Louisiana Tech

4.123 - Zech McPhearson | CB | Texas Tech

5.150 - Kenneth Gainwell | RB | Memphis

6.189 - Marlon Tuipulotu | DT | USC

6.191 - Tarron Jackson | EDGE | Coastal Carolina

6.224 - JaCoby Stevens | LB | LSU

7.234 - Patrick Johnson | EDGE | Tulane

2021 Day 2 Recap

The Philadelphia Eagles select OL Landon Dickerson with the 37th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft and also select DL Milton Williams with the 73rd pick. The guys discuss the two picks and look at possible targets for day 3 on Saturday. 

Rapid Reaction - Eagles Select DeVonta Smith in the First Round

The team talks about the selection of DeVonta Smith in the first round and previews the second day of the NFL draft.

The Official 2021 NFL Draft Preview Show

The whole team comes together to give the fans a comprehensive 2021 NFL Draft preview.

Show outline:

- Ranking top prospects

- Most likely Eagles

- Seven Round Mock Draft

- Final Predictions

Most Likely Eagles Draft Picks

Max and Nader preview the Eagles most likely draft picks and talk about the top prospects.

Howie/Sirianni Press Conference & QnA

Donovan and Max discuss the main topics at the Howie Roseman and Nick Sirianni press conference and also dive into some questions from the listeners about the upcoming draft and the status of the division for next upcoming season. 

First Round Mock Draft (Max and Jay Conquer the World)

Max and Jay preview the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft and do a full mock draft including possibilities for the Eagles.

Previewing the 2021 Draft's Top Prospects

The whole team gets together to talk about the top prospects in the 2021 NFL draft. We discuss the options at 12 for the Eagles and potential trade down targets.

Eagles Possibilities at 12th Overall, Mocking the First 12 Picks

Donovan, Max, and Nader talk about the first 12 picks of the 2021 NFL Draft. The team discusses what each team might do and finishes with three mock drafts for the first 12 picks to see who the Eagles might land.

Full 1st Round NFL Mock Draft 1-32

Donovan and Max predict the first 32 picks of the upcoming NFL draft, as well as give some in depth insight to where some prospects fit where as we approach April 29th.

Eagles trade back six spots in the 2021 NFL Draft

The whole team gets together for a rapid reaction to the Eagles trading back in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. We talk about options at number 12 overall and the thinking behind trading down.

Free Agency Recap and Eagles Seven Round Mock Draft

Max and Jay review free agency and go through a seven round mock draft using The Draft Network.

Previewing the Legal Tampering Free Agency Period in the NFL

Donovan and Max preview the upcoming free agency legal tampering period for the Philadelphia Eagles and the rest of the league and give their predictions on where the top free agents land. 

Donovan and Max - Wentz trade thoughts/Q&A

Donovan and Max quickly go into their thoughts about the Carson Wentz trade + they do a Q&A revolving around possible NFL draft and free agent scenarios for 2021. 

Rapid Reaction - Eagles trade Carson Wentz to the Colts

Jay and Nader react to the Eagles trading Carson Wentz to the Colts for a 2021 third round pick and a conditional 2022 second round pick.

Previewing the Inevitable Carson Wentz Trade

The whole team talks about the impending Carson Wentz trade. We break down why its happening and what to expect in return.

Eagles Coaching Staff Begins to Take Shape

Max, Jay, and Donovan dive into the Eagles reported hires around Nick Sirianni. They also look ahead towards the Senior Bowl and draft.

Rapid Reaction - Eagles Hire Nick Sirianni as Head Coach

Max, Donovan, and Nader discuss the Eagles reported hire of Colts OC Nick Sirianni as the team's next head coach.

Eagles Coaching Search Drags On (Josh McDaniels?)

Jay, Max, and Nader talk about the Eagles coaching search. We debate Josh McDaniels, Duce Staley, and the rest of the names connected to the team.

Emergency Pod: Eagles fire Doug Pederson

The whole gang discusses the Eagles firing of HC Doug Pederson.

Eagles season ends at 4-11-1

The whole crew discusses the Eagles end to the 2020 NFL season. Including, tank-gate, Carson Wentz's trade request, and the coaching changes we might see this offseason.

The Eagles season ends in Dallas.

Jay and Nader discuss the Eagles embarrassing loss in Dallas. We look ahead at what changes could be coming. 

Jalen Hurts Shines in Eagles Narrow 33-26 loss in Arizona

The whole team joins the pod to discuss the Eagles' impressive performance against the Cardinals. We talk about Jalen Hurts, Carson Wentz's future, and recap the game.

Listener Mailbag with Donovan

Donovan takes a solo shot at a listener mailbag. He dives into the Jalen Hurts debate and the future of Doug Pederson.

Rapid Reaction - Jalen Hurts leads the Eagles to a 24-21 win over the Saints (!!!!!!)

Jay, Max, and Nader break down Jalen Hurts' first NFL start against the Saints. The gang talks about the new life in the offense and the future of Carson Wentz.



Exclusive Interview with two time Super Bowl Champion Bryant McFadden

Behind the Birds welcomes former two time Super Bowl Champion Bryant McFadden for an exclusive interview. McFadden joins Max, Jay, and Donovan for a conversation about the state of the Eagles and the decision to start Jalen Hurts. 

Bryant McFadden is a seven year NFL veteran from 2005-11. In that time, he won two Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh Steelers and has since become a Football Analyst for CBS Sports. 

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Emergency Pod: Eagles announce Jalen Hurts will start at QB + Mailbag!

Nader and Max reaction to the Eagles decision to start Jalen Hurts at quarterback and answer some listener questions.

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Rapid Reaction - Jalen Hurts replaces Carson Wentz in Eagles 30-16 loss in Green Bay

The whole gang reviews the Eagles 30-16 loss to the Packers. We discuss Carson Wentz being benched for Jalen Hurts. Nader breaks down every single one of his snaps. The team looks ahead to the Eagles future.


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Eagles lose 23-17 to Seattle (again)

The full team reacts to the Eagles 23-17 loss to the Seahawks. We preview the offseason and whether the Eagles should fire Doug Pederson or Howie Roseman.

Eagles vs. Seahawks Preview + Howie Roseman/Doug Pederson/Carson Wentz/Jalen Hurts Thoughts

The whole team talks about the state of the Eagles franchise and (briefly) preview the Seahawks game.

Rapid Reaction: Eagles lose 22-17 to Cleveland, drop to 3-6-1

Max and Nader talk about the Eagles loss to the Browns. The duo look ahead to the future of the franchise and diagnose the Eagles' problems.