Found January 31, 2013 on
Buzz On Broad:
Watching the Philadelphia Eagles play football last season must not have been brutal enough.
Zach Berman (@ZBerm) of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the Eagles will be raising ticket prices for the first time since 2009.
The ticket pricing will be raised from the $70-95 range to about $75-105.
Berman also noted that the Eagles ranked 11th in ticket pricing in the NFL last season, but had the lowest out of the NFC East teams.
Eagles President Don Smolinski sent out this letter to the team's season ticket holders, "We have made some dramatic changes this offseason, including the hiring of Coach Chip Kelly. But one thing that hasn't changed - and Coach Kelly appreciates this - is that the passion [the fans] display and the support [the fans] provide with [their] loyalty to [the] Eagles makes this a special place to play football."
If you though that the drama surrounding the Eagles organization would finally come to an end with the departure of Andy Reid, then you are in for a surprise. Look forward to another eventful season for the Eagles. But one last word of advice: Maybe try to eat dinner at home before coming to a game in order to make up for the extra money that you will spend.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
According to CSNPhilly.com, Eagles head coach Chip Kelly won’t waste his time in reaching out to quarterback Dennis Dixon next week. It doesn’t look like the quarterback Kelly needs is on his roster and he’s already familiar with Dixon from their days together at Oregon. Nobody on the current roster fits that description, but all signs point to Kelly having his man by next...
NewsTags: Michael VickPhiladelphia EaglesOn Wednesday, John Gonzalez of CSNPhilly.com wrote a column where he presented a case for the Philadelphia Eagles to retain quarterback Michael Vick, and give him one more shot as the team’s starting quarterback.
In the name of sanity, I can’t imagine why the Eagles, Gonzalez, or anyone capable of rational...
Rich Hofmann of the Philadelphia Daily News assesses the Eagles current roster as they begin the process of switching to a 3-4 base defense next year. According to Hofmann, “the transformation will take 2 years, minimum.”
Hofmann believes they’ll have to find an upgrade at defensive tackle, another 3-4 defensive end to play opposite of Fletcher Cox, “at least” one new...
Wing Bowl, the annual day of chicken wing-eating gluttony in Philadelphia, happened this morning at the Wells Fargo Center. James ‘The Bear’ McDonald of Granby, Conn. won the 21st edition of the event by eating 287 wings, knocking out hometown favorite Jonathan Super Squibb. As always, the real show was in the seats of the sold-out arena, where fans began drinking as early as...
QuarterbacksTags: Chip KellyMichael VickNick FolesPhiladelphia EaglesChip Kelly has been head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles for a couple of weeks now, but still nobody knows who is going to be the Eagles quarterback. Kelly has had nothing but good things to say about both Nick Foles and Michael Vick, but he hasn’t shown us which one...
Tim MacManus of Birds 24/7 expects to see the Eagles to find another tight end at some point during the offseason.
MacManus believes that it’s time to find a “complement/eventual replacement” for Brent Celek and mentions that the Eagles “came away from the Senior Bowl impressed with Rice tight end Vance McDonald.”
Celek, 28, signed an eight-year deal worth $34.01 million...
In the unending speculation about who will be under center for the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2013 season, several names have been tossed around. Is Mike Vick more likely to stay with the team in Chip Kelly’s spread offense? Will Coach Kelly like what he sees in Nick Foles’ progress?
Who knows, but it sounds like one thing Kelly will want to do is reunite with a...