Nov. 26, 2013
Eagles Eye Week 12: Bye week remedies
Najee Goode of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates sacking Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins in the first quarter on Nov. 17 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.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 up just over 16 points per game in the process. The huge swing in the defense is a testament to how well defensive coordinator Billy Davis has progressed with his players.
Nov. 19, 2013
Eagles Eye Week 11: Finally in first place
LeSean McCoy of the Philadelphia Eagles stiff-arms Perry Riley, Jr. of the Washington Redskins during the fourth quarter Nov. 17 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.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 413 days, the fast-paced offense is still rolling, the defense is still stingy, and – most importantly – Philadelphia is in first place in the NFC East.
Nov. 16, 2012
Wash. and Colo. legalize marijuana
On Nov. 6, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize marijuana across the board for both medical and recreational use without a prescription. It’s not decriminalization; it’s complete legalization.