Behind the Birds: Podcast for Philadelphia Eagles fans

40 Episodes

By: Behind the Birds

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

First Round Mock Draft (Max and Jay Conquer the World)
Last Thursday at 9:19 PM

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.

Eagles fall to 3-5-1 after losing to the Giants. Fire everyone?

The whole team talks about the Eagles' loss to the Giants. We preview the Browns game and talk about the team's future. Spoiler alert: it's not great!


Jay, @Eagles_Empire, joins us as a more recurring guest.

Post Bye Week Thoughts + Eagles vs. Giants Preview

Max and Donovan preview the Eagles upcoming game against the Giants. They also discuss their thoughts coming out of the bye week.

Eagles head into the bye at 3-4-1 (with @Eagles_Empire)

Jay from @Eagles_Empire joins us to talk about the state of the team heading into the bye week. Donovan, Nader, and Jay recap the Eagles win over the Cowboys.

Dallas Week Preview -- Week 8: Eagles vs Cowboys (SNF)

Max and Donovan preview the Eagles game against the Cowboys this Sunday.

Rapid Reaction - Eagles sneak out a win 22-21 against the Giants

The full team reacts to the Eagles narrow win over the New York Football Giants. Lots of passion on this episode!

Eagles' late comeback falls short to Baltimore

Max and Donovan recap the Eagles' week six loss and look ahead to the Giants.

Eagles drop to 1-3-1 after gritty loss to Pittsburgh (feat. @eagles_empire)

Max and Nader welcome special guest Jay (@eagles_empire) to talk about the Eagles' loss to the Steelers and the team's future.

The *NFCE Leading* Eagles WIN! Eagles 25, 49ers 20

Max and Nader talk about the Eagles' first win of the season as well as some larger topics about the team's future.

The Eagles Stink. 37-19 Rams.

The gang talks about the Eagles stinker against the Rams.

Eagles lose. To the Washington "Football Team"

Max and Nader break down the Eagles disappointing start to the season. 


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Brandon Brooks Injury Reaction

The gang reacts to Brandon Brooks' latest injury and discusses the plan moving forward at right guard.


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53 Man Roster Predictions with @Eagles_Empire

We are joined once again by Jay, the owner of @Eagles_Empire on Instagram. We go position by position to breakdown the Eagles 53 man roster.


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Jadeveon Clowney, Rumors, and Eagles 2020 Schedule Preview

The gang takes on Eagles rumors about Jadeveon Clowney and previews the Eagles newly unveiled schedule. 

Eagles Select TCU WR Jalen Reagor

We react to the Eagles selection of TCU WR Jalen Reagor and talk about a potential deal for CeeDee Lamb. We also preview the Eagles' selections on Day 2 of the NFL Draft.

Post 2020 Draft Mailbag Episode

Behind the Birds takes some listener mailbag questions about the state of the Eagles roster. We get into Jordan Mailata, the secondary, and chat about the Eagles picks.