The Chip Kelly era: over before it really started

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Photo courtesy of twitter.com/phillydailynews

Chip Kelly’s time in Philadelphia is no more, and it seems it may have been cut short before anyone can really know if his plan would have worked. Continue reading

MNF takeaway: pass rush is king

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The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New York Giants, 27-7, and find themselves atop the sluggish NFC East for the first time this season. Continue reading

Will it ever be sunny again in Philly?

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Photo courtesy of nypost.com

The Philadelphia Eagles find themselves at the bottom of one of the weakest divisions in the National Football League through four regular season games, after losing to the Washington Professional Football Team to fall to 1-3. Continue reading

2015 NFL Predictions: division winners through Super Bowl champs

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With Week one of the 2015 NFL season in the books I couldn’t think of a better time to make my picks. Sure, everyone else makes them before the season starts, or halfway through the season, but where is the fun in blindly picking teams you have not seen play yet? Continue reading

Brady’s (inflated) balls, and RGIII’s sticky situation

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Who would have thought seven to eight months into DeflateGate all of the “Tom Brady’s balls” jokes would still funny? I even found a way to get Robert Griffin III into the  joke, while using the words “inflated” and Brady in the same sentence!  Continue reading

Where do Eagles, Cowboys go From Here?

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Let’s reset the scene from this past weekend in the National Football League. Philadelphia needed to win one more game than their division-rival Dallas Cowboys with two games remaining to make the playoffs and win he NFC East. The Philadelphia Eagles lost (for the third time in as many weeks) to the Washington Redskins late Saturday afternoon, 27-24.

The Eagles were then eliminated from the playoffs when the Cowboys steamrolled over the Indianapolis Colts, 42-7, just 24 hours later. Philly never even gave Dallas a chance to hand the Eagles the division in the last week of the season, and never put the end-of-season pressure on Dallas that they had struggled to handle the past three seasons.

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Philadelphia: (Fantasy) Quarterback Heaven

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New Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback Mark Sanchez has dominated the headlines since the Eagles’ Monday Night Football beatdown of the Carolina Panthers, 45-21. Sanchez finished the game 20-37 for 332 yards, two passing touchdowns, 21.2 fantasy points and two Philly cheesesteaks. Continue reading