Found April 21, 2013 on Eagles Eye:
If there were any doubt among us, NFL football is far from a glamorous sport... It is about a small window of opportunity... and that window is framed by heavy lifting, a lot of running up hills with weights attached, severe diet control, and incredible confrontation with heat and physical abuse... and that's just the entry point of qualification for training camp. And if you survive all that noise, your best bet of a career is 5 years... that will get you an NFL pension, which is a meaningful reward for a youthful investment of your sweat and pain into a game we armchairs love to watch. Hopefully you will still be able to walk and talk coherently at the age of 50... And the pressure to survive in the NFL is huge. What other sport can you cite where it is routine for players to vomit before a game? This is all a prelude to the saga of Danny Watkins, the former #1 pick from Baylor of Andy Reid's Eagles just a few years ago...         ...

Eagles Draft 2013: WR and TE Prospects Eagles May Consider on Day 2

With the 2013 NFL Draft less than a week away, we still don’t have a great idea as to what Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles will do. Unless they trade back to the 12th spot or later, the Eagles’ first-round targets will most likely be one of these guys: Eric Fisher, Luke Joeckel, Lane Johnson, Dion Jordan or Star Lotulelei.  If they trade back to No. 12 or later, that...

Thoughts On The Eagles Draft Part 1: Biggest Needs

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles Draft NewsTags: defensive lineOffensive linePhiladelphia EaglesquarterbacksecondaryTeam Needs 1. Offensive Line Even with Jason Peters, Jason Kelce, and Todd Herremans returning from injury, the Eagles still have problems on the offensive line, and could use some fresh blood to upgrade the talent and give themselves more flexibility for this year...

2013 Philadelphia Eagles Schedule: Quick Predictions

The 2013 Philadelphia Eagles schedule was released the other day.  I’ve added a static page for reference here on the site and also included a quick prediction for each game. Check it out…agree or disagree? 2013 Philadelphia Eagles Schedule with predictions

Morning Muse: Chip Kelly says ‘There are no slam dunks’ in this NFL Draft

Does the fast pace at which Chip Kelly conducted his first set of practices as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles last week reveal anything about his draft strategy? – USA Today It’s been said many times and in many ways about this year’s draft–there aren’t the flashy players who have been there in previous years. So, without a big name to put on the drat board, should...

Testing 1-2-3----We got 'em in Boston, so back to Eagles football...

I feel guilty about playing off a national tragedy to test a website... But gosh darn it, I promised our Bored members a real test of this site... I'll keep this short. First the incredible saga of the two weirdo brothers is over... It's sad on so many levels... Got to admit this boy put up one hella fight... But now it's time for him and his bro...

Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Schedule: Predicting the Wins and Losses

The sports world is ecstatic to see if Chip Kelly can keep pace with the NFL and compete as well as some expect him to.Well, we still have to wait five months to find out, but with the regular season schedule released yesterday (4/18), we might as well have some fun and predict what Chip's first year in Philly might look like.Week 1: @ Washington Redskins Three years in a row...
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