Found September 07, 2013 on The Football Fan Spot:
Philadelphia Eagles (0-0) at Washington Redskins (0-0) When this line opened at -5, it was one of the few lines I really had no idea on. I was just going to take the points because I felt the Redskins were being overrated. They won’t recover a league best 67% of their fumbles again. Robert Griffin won’t have an interception rate of 1.0% again. And while their overall injury situation should be better, especially with the return of Brian Orakpo and Pierre Garcon, Robert Griffin’s injury and how it could change his game can’t be overlooked at all. They also were without a first round pick to add much needed help to their defense. However, this line shifted to -3.5, through the key number of 4, because the Eagles’ strong pre-season and I don’t think that’s right. The Eagles will have fewer injuries this year, especially on the offensive line, where they return Jason Peterson, Todd Herremans, and Jason Kelce, to go with rookie Lane Johnson to give them essentially 4 new st...

Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins preview

For the Washington Redskins, the distraction of Robert Griffin’s health is no longer a distraction. This week head coach Mike Shanahan said unless a “crazy setback” were to happen, the reining offensive rookie of the year is ready to go. He better be, because their Monday night opener against the Philadelphia Eagles is big. Due to the Redskins success last season, their schedule...

Brandon Hughes, Dennis Kelly ruled out for Eagles opener

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Brandon Hughes and offensive lineman Dennis Kelly have been ruled out of the season opener against the Washington Redskins on Monday night. Head coach Chip Kelly said 

Kyle Shanahan: Pat White’s situation will be evaluated ‘week-by-week’

The Washington Redskins pulled a surprise move last week when they awarded former West Virginia star Pat White a spot on their initial 53-man roster which meant the team will carry four quarterbacks. For White a second-round pick by the Miami Dolphins in 2009 the roster spot represented a big step in the right direction as he continues his quest to resurrect his career after being...

Cary Williams Yelled at Riley Cooper “I’m Not the N*gger You F*ck With”

Cary Williams for lack of a better phrase is a sh*t starter. I don’t know if that will be good or bad for the Eagles in the long run, but in the short term, I don’t think he is having a positive effect on the team. He has gotten into a few scuffles this offseason and at a time where they Eagles need to be coming together, he is pulling them apart. This has always been my problem...

Michael Vick Says If Cary Williams Is ‘Hot-Headed,’ it Will Hurt Eagles

Cary Williams was brought to Philadelphia to bring Super Bowl experience and quality play at the cornerback position. So far Williams has been anything but an experienced veteran for the Eagles.  On the heels of his fight with Riley Cooper on Thursday, the question now being asked, is whether or not Williams is a liability for the Eagles. Michael Vick, who is the teams captain,...

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Says He Hates the Redskins, Roots for Dallas

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia may not be hanging out with Robert Griffin III any time soon. The longest-serving justice on the Court is no stranger to controversy, and he may have stirred some up while giving a speech in Houston on Friday. According to the Houston Chronicle, Scalia was taking questions from the audience when one attendee asked him if he was a Redskins fan...

Scalia prefers Cowboys to Redskins

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia may not be hanging out with Robert Griffin III anytime soon. The longest-serving justice on the court is no stranger to controversy, and he may have stirred some up while giving a speech in Houston on Friday. According to the Houston Chronicle , Scalia was taking questions from the audience when one attendee asked him if he were a Redskins fan...

Faulty Friday Photoshop: Lethal Weapon

The Philadelphia Eagles’ Cary Williams and Riley Cooper got into a fight in practice on Thursday. Williams is a feisty and fiery guy who likes to mix it up when he can. I think we all know what Cooper is best known for at this point. Words and such were had. Hal approached me about this week’s photoshop and wanted me to show Williams and Cooper making amends. We floated some...

Sunday Morning Quick Hits

The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Sunday’s quick hits: 1. On Saturday afternoon, the Eagles released cornerback, Brandon Hughes.  2. Just how good is this Eagles run defense? Their first test will be Monday night against Alfred Morris and Robert...

WATN— Freddie “FredEx” Mitchell

WATN: Freddie “FredEx” Mitchell Did you ever wonder what happens to some of the Philadelphia Eagles when they retire from the game of football?  I am always fascinated on some of the paths that these former athletes take once their playing careers have ended. As we move forward, please let me know what players you would like to hear about. Freddie Mitchell was born and raised...

NFLPA keeping eye on field conditions

Following the criticism of the playing surface at FedEx Field this past January, on the day Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III tore his ACL, the NFL vowed to take a more proactive approach in monitoring field conditions.
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