The Philadelphia Eagles are in the midst of a bye week, riding a three-game winning streak that has them tied for first place in the NFC East. After starting out 3-5 in the first half of the season and allowing over 24 points per game on defense, the Eagles have won three straight since, giving […]
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Drexel engineering student Connor Gallagher summed up his thoughts on the Philadelphia Eagles in one word: “Finally.” After a 4-12 record last year and the ups and downs of this season, this is a moment that Eagles fans have been longing for and are hoping will last. The team got its first home win in […]
This week, Philadelphia will be buzzing about Nick Foles’ impressive passer rating of 132.5 and the fact that he has thrown 16 touchdowns and no interceptions in seven starts. Young fans will likely make a concentrated effort to vote Foles into the Pro Bowl. Meanwhile, countless sidewalk conversations will include pledges of support for head […]
After two consecutive weeks of horrendous quarterback play, Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said to CSNPhilly.com earlier this week, “We need someone to step up, whether it’s an existing young quarterback or somebody we go out and acquire. … It’s about finding key players to take the horns.” Lurie then went on to support current […]
During halftime of a Sunday Night Football game Oct. 13 between the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins, sportscaster Bob Costas used his on-air time to speak about the demeaning nature of the nickname “Redskins,” calling it an “insult” and a “slur” to the Native American population. Although Costas’ argument is one that has been […]
The 2013 Philadelphia Eagles are looking to pick up the pieces of the puzzle that were missing last season. The team’s four wins in 2012 were the franchise’s lowest season total since 1998, and heading into training camp, the Eagles are still missing a very important piece of that puzzle: a starting quarterback. The quarterback […]
In his first year in charge of making draft decisions for the Philadelphia Eagles, head coach Chip Kelly chose pieces that he hopes can become the foundation for a winning formula in Philadelphia. Coming from the University of Oregon, Kelly is known for his innovative offense, so it came as no surprise that his first […]
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid on the sideline during the second half of their game against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field There is more to life than sports and much more to sports than winning. In today’s society, it seems as though some individuals ignore this concept. Friends from opposing teams break out […]
It may only be the preseason, but the NFL can still make history and reach milestones. That was the case Aug. 9 when Shannon Eastin became the first female to officiate a game at the NFL level. Eastin, 42, served as the line judge in the Packers-Chargers preseason opener. She did so while receiving a […]
The pre-season is just that: a period before the regular season. It has almost no bearing on what will happen when wins and losses count, but when you are the self-proclaimed “dream team” of the National Football League, you tend to be under a microscope. The Eagles were anything but dreamy against the Pittsburg Steelers […]
Football fans can breathe easy as the NFL lockout was lifted July 25. The National Football League Players Association agreed to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement. Although most knew the deal was inevitable, there was a still anxiety among fans that the deal would not occur in time, impacting the regular season games. Though […]
Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver Hines Ward (86) in the third quarter in Super Bowl XLV, where the Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh, Steelers. 31-25. Looking back on this season of “Dancing With the Stars,” there were many questionable characters — yet of all of the contestants of the 2010-11 season, the least predictable “player” […]
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