10 notable NFL Week 17 winners and losers

As the NFL’s regular season drew to a close, the Week 17 headlines featured revenge upsets, the return of a legend, the disappearance of a quarterback and head coaches on the hot seat. Furthermore, while some best-laid plans went awry in the AFC East, causing a surprise team to wave the white flag, other teams’ fans wildly waved the Terrible Towel when Pittsburgh received...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Connor Barwin wins beer wager with Pats fan

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin walked off the field a triumphant man after his team pulled off quite a convincing win against the defending Super Bowl Champ Patriots. And what better to celebrate a big win than with a cold plastic cup of the “beer of champions.” Barwin explained his postgame celebration to the 94WIP Mike & Ike Show on Monday: “I go out...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Barwin wins a beer in bet with Patriots fan

Connor Barwin worked up a thirst Sunday afternoon at Gillette Stadium. The Philadelphia Eagles linebacker had a fantastic game, recording a pair of sacks in the Eagles’ upset win over the New England Patriots and won a bet with Patriots fans in the process. CBS Philly shared a story about Barwin and a group of Patriots fans Sunday, a story that ended with Barwin earning a cold...
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles LB Connor Barwin wins bet, beer from Pats fan

Connor Barwin had a full day on Sunday.The Eagles linebacker had six tackles and two sacks of Tom Brady in Philadelphia's surprising 35-28 win against New England. He also won a bet and picked up a beer from a Patriots fan before heading to the locker room after the game.Barwin explained the story of the wager to Philadelphia's WIP on Monday."I go out to the field and warm up by...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles' Connor Barwin not practicing with quad injury

Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Connor Barwin missed practice for the second straight day on Wednesday. Head coach Chip Kelly revealed that Barwin is dealing with a quad contusion, per NJ Advanced Media.Kelly followed up with reporters and told them that he expects Barwin to play this Sunday. However, missing two days of practice in a row is not a good sign for his Week 11...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Dolphins Complete Wild Comeback With Insane Touchdown Pass

After one quarter of action, it looked like another setback looming for the Miami Dolphins. Dan Campbell and company fell behind 16-3 after the first 15 minutes (including allowing a safety in their third straight game, something that hadn’t been done in the NFL since 1980). What happened next would be the wildest of comebacks that can be summed up by the play that gave Miami the...
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November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jarvis Landry scores wild, tip-drill TD off defender's helmet

Jarvis Landry has scored a handful of wild touchdowns this season, but this one might be the craziest of the bunch. On the first play of the fourth quarter with the Dolphins trailing 16-13, Connor Barwin put the pressure on Ryan Tannehill off the right side. Smartly, Tannehill threw directly into the blitz ... literally.Tannehill's pass clanked off of Barwin's helmet, flew high...
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November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Takeaways from victory over Dallas

The Philadelphia Eagles’ 33-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys addressed nearly all of the questions surrounding the Eagles entering their bye week. Sam Bradford remained interception free for the third time this season and the running game provided the boost expected from such a talented backfield. Sam Bradford entered the bye tied for the most interceptions. A closer look pinned...
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The Eagles need more from Connor Barwin

The Philadelphia Eagles entered Week 8 with the No. 3 ranked pass defense, but they have a chance to be even better in the second half. 2014 Pro-Bowl outside linebacker Connor Barwin has just 4.5 sacks in 2015 after racking up 14.5 sacks in 2014.The Eagles' pass defense has been outstanding, but they've done it without an elite pass rush. The Eagles have just 15 sacks this season...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Four videos that will excite you for the future of Eagles linebackers

Heading into the 2015 season, many surmised that the Philadelphia Eagles had one of the best linebacking corps in the league. Connor Barwin was coming off of a 14.5 sack, Pro Bowl year. DeMeco Ryans and Mychal Kendricks played well together despite both missing some time with injury. The only new starter, Brandon Graham, had shown flashes of greatness and his work ethic made it nearly...
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October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Fantasy pick-up of the week

Need to make a waiver claim that could help a playoff push? The Philadelphia Eagles have just the selection for you in the form of their defense/special teams. Don’t scoff, this is a facet of fantasy football that can make or break a pivotal match-up. The Eagles defense and special teams is a prime fantasy choice because they currently rank 2nd in forced fumbles (10), 10th in sacks...
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Defense Leads Them to Victory

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, bottom, is sacked by Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Vinny Curry, center, as linebacker Connor Barwin dives in during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) It was not the best game of football that you will see this season, but as the saying goes a win is a win no matter how...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

LB Connor Barwin says win over Saints means nothing if Eagles lose to Giants

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin went straight to the point when asked about last week's win over the Saints. "It’s just one win," Barwin said, via ESPN. "We need to come out and have a great week of preparation for the Giants on Monday night." "If you go rest on this game and then go lay another egg next week, then this week’s win was meaningless," Barwin said. ...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

New season of E:60 features profiles of J.J. Watt, Le’Veon Bell and Esports

The new season of ESPN’s news magazine, E:60, returns on Wednesday, Oct. 7. Beginning with a five-week run, the show will feature profiles of several NFL stars, including the Texans’ J.J. Watt, the Patriots’ Julian Edelman, Connor Barwin of the Eagles and the Packers’ Randall Cobb. E:60‘s fall season will also feature a look at Esports champion The Evil Geniuses, who...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Barwin: The most underappreciated man in the NFL

Very little can be said positively about the Eagles right now. Coming off their second loss of the season, Philadelphia fans are uneasy at best, and furious at worst. So far, the drastic changes made in the offseason have made little to no influence, and Chip Kelly's master plan to change the face of the organization is under fire, as the Eagles struggle on both sides of the ball...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles LB Kiko Alonso returns to practice on Tuesday

After missing two weeks of training camp as he worked through the NFL's concussion protocol, Philadelphi Eagles linebacker Kiko Alonso was back at practice on Tuesday. The Eagles plan to ease him back in to action."He'll be running around. He's kind of coming on," Eagles coach Chip Kelly said yesterday to reporters, per Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily Inquirer. "We'll ease him...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles position preview: Defensive line

While the defense as a whole for the Philadelphia Eagles during the 2014 season wasn’t a shining example of how the side should be played, a portion of it was exemplary: the defensive line. While I can’t empirically prove it, I’d venture a guess that the discrepancy in defensive back play and defensive front play for the Eagles was the largest in the league last season. The...
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles position preview: linebackers

Barwin ravaged teams last season for 14.5 sacks The Philadelphia Eagles strongest facet of defense derived from their linemen a year ago. Bennie Logan, Fletcher Cox, Vinny Curry, and Cedric Thornton turned a formerly atrocious run-defense into a formidable and reliable unit. This season the linebacking unit offers the same potential of expansion and growth between a blockbuster...
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

LB Connor Barwin says Byron Maxwell has 'been as good as suspected'

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin took time from training camp to talk about his new teammate cornerback Byron Maxwell, who was the team's top free agent addition this offseason. "Maxwell's been as good as suspected," Barwin said, via "You can tell he was on a Super Bowl team and played with a very, very good group over there... I'm automatically thrust...
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August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles OLB Barwin: Byron Maxwell has been as good as advertised

When the Philadelphia Eagles signed free agent cornerback Byron Maxwell this offseason, Chip Kelly finally got his hands on what he considered to be the prototypical fit for the Eagles' defensive scheme. At 6-foot-1, Maxwell fits the size profile and he can play a physical brand of coverage. Some observers wondered if Maxwell would be the same player after leaving the Seahawks' ...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Barwin defends Chip Kelly again

After being traded on Saturday, Brandon Boykin called head coach Chip Kelly hard to communicate with. Outside linebacker Connor Barwin was quick to dispel that notion and come to Kelly's defense.It seems like every time a former Philadelphia Eagles player take a shot at Chip Kelly, Connor Barwin is there to deny their claims. There have been a lot of accusations against Kelly this...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Will Look to Select Veterans to Provide Leadership

PHILADELPHIA, PA – NOVEMBER 10: Connor Barwin #98 of the Philadelphia Eagles reacts after sacking Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers on November 10, 2014 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) As the 2015 season quickly approaches, the Philadelphia Eagles will be entering the season with a lot of young players and newly acquired...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Listened to “Call Me Maybe” at Minicamp

Everyone has a guilty pleasure when it comes to music, whether it’s a song from a classic or little-known group, a solo artist or a boy band. Well, for some members of the Philadelphia Eagles, it might be Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe.” The team posted a video of linebacker Connor Barwin working through a block-shedding drill while the former chart-topping song blared...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Four videos that show how great Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin has become

Connor Barwin was already a solid linebacker, but in 2014 with the Philadelphia Eagles he took the next step up and entered into the elite linebacker discussion. Barwin recorded 14.5 sacks, 64 combined tackles, and two forced fumbles (all career highs) last year while leading the Eagles’ extremely underrated pass rush. The point is, he’s come a long way from Cincinnati. Let...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The New York Jets three biggest remaining question marks

The Jets entered this offseason with a ton of cap space and more holes on their roster than I can care to name right now. But with the help of new general manager Mike McCagnan, the team has done an admirable job of filling many of those holes, and this team now has the looks of one that could contend for the playoffs if all goes well. AROUND COVER32 Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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