Fans Are Always More Supportive When You Haven’t Had The Chance To Annoy Them

Getty Image Training camps are underway, meaning reporters have more access to players than they have the past few months. More access means more chances for leading questions meant to generate headlines. A popular one this year, or at least one that has been successful generating #content, is asking a new free agent acquisition whether he likes his new team’s fans better than...
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Eagles raving about Mark Sanchez

The Philadelphia Eagles sound thrilled with how well Mark Sanchez has looked so far in training camp as he continues to learn Chip Kelly’s offense. “He looks great,” Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmer said, via the NY Post. “I’m thrilled he’s here. He’s picked up our offense, he’s making a lot of plays, he’s athletic. “It’s no mystery watching him here...
Via Pro Football Zone
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly ranked 11th best in NFL, full top-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Philadelphia Eagles hold steady in top-5 in preseason edition

It’s finally here; football season has officially started. Every team in the NFL has reported for training camp, starting the process of preparing for opening day. And in the process, we’ve started to learn a little – both good and bad – about all 32 franchises. Some players are already starting to shine, while others are either struggling (best case) or getting injured ...
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Whew: Mark Sanchez clarifies comments about Philly fans being ‘a lot nicer’

Mark Sanchez found himself in the middle of a self-created but somewhat overblown controversy this week when he was quoted in a New York Post report making comments that were interpreted as a shot at New York Jets fans. Now with the Philadelphia Eagles, Sanchez finished up a media session with reporters with the comment, […] The post Whew: Mark Sanchez clarifies comments about...
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Mark Sanchez did not mean that Eagles fans are nicer than Jets fans

Mark Sanchez has zero chance of starting for the Philadelphia Eagles this season if Nick Foles stays healthy, but that doesn’t mean the former USC star is flying under the radar. On Monday, Sanchez made headlines for a comment he made about the fans in Philly. Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post tweeted that […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Philadelphia Fans Fickle About Mark Sanchez and DeSean Jackson

Philadelphia Fans Fickle About Mark Sanchez and DeSean Jackson New to the Philadelphia Eagles this season is quarterback, Mark Sanchez, and departed from the team is wide receiver DeSean Jackson. Both have opposing views when it comes to Philly fans. Mark Sanchez, DeSean Jackson have understandably different views on Philly … The post Philadelphia Fans Fickle About Mark Sanchez...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez Takes Shot At New York Jets, Fans

Newly acquired Mark Sanchez moved from The Big Apple to the City of Brotherly Love this summer. Apparently Philadelphia is treating the quarterback well though. After Monday's training camp session with the Eagles, Sanchez said, "The fans are a lot nicer here." It is definitely possible that he didn't appreciate the New York faithful ragging on him in his tenure...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez disses Jets, says Eagles fans are a lot nicer

New York Jets fans do not hold former quarterback Mark Sanchez in high regard. He did have a decent run for a couple of seasons but towards the end of his time with the Jets his game fell apart. Despite leading the team to two consecutive AFC Championship games he is now best known for this: If Sanchez ever wants to repair his relationship with the Jets fanbase, he’s going about...
Via cover32 - Eagles
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Former quarterback Mark Sanchez disses New York Jets fans

New York Jets fans do not hold former quarterback Mark Sanchez in high regard. He did have a decent run for a couple of seasons but towards the end of his time with the Jets his game fell apart. Now despite leading the team to two consecutive AFC Championship games he is best known for this: If Sanchez ever wants to repair his relationship with the Jets fanbase, he’s going about...
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Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez Stick His Foot in His Mouth Already?

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez has been good for one thing throughout his career. Bloggers and media personalities could always count on him to do or say something foolish on or off the field. Part of that could be because the New York media is relentless and ruthless in its coverage, and part Mark being Mark.Even though he is now in Philly it was just a matter of...
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Eagles look for contact high in open practice at the Linc…

Monday (July 28) at noon is when the contact drills begin for the 2014 Eagles— and a full house of curious fans is expected at Lincoln Financial Field to witness the occasion. There is to be no tackling to the ground, but guys will be hitting each other in full pads, so the competition for any open roster spots just got serious. I sometimes wonder why you would want your first...
Via Eagles Eye
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Philadelphia Eagles training camp diary: Mark Sanchez makes hay

The Philadelphia Eagles began their training camp on Saturday at the Novacare Complex in South Philly. We will be keeping a running diary through the length of camp, updating you on what’s going on and who is making a name for themselves. Here’s our big takeaways from the first two days of Eagles camp. Quarterbacks If you assumed that Nick Foles would be grabbing all the headlines...
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Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez Makes Ridiculous One-Handed Catch

Watch this amazingly easy catch courtesy of @Mark_Sanchez @theMMQB — John De Petro (@John_DePetro) July 26, 2014 Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez may have some questionable quarterbacking abilities, but he sure can catch a football. He made this spectacular one-handed catch with relative ease. The post Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez Makes...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Are Philadelphia Eagles fans top-10, Power Rankings, best NFL owners

In case you missed it, the best columns from the cover32 universe this week: National Columns • Top 10 in 2014: The best owners in the NFL today (READ) • Power Rankings: Each NFL team’s best home run hitter (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: The best fans in the NFL today (READ) • Ten storylines that would be shockers...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Chip Kelly disrespected, how bad is Mark Sanchez? & more

We’re getting so close to football season that I can almost smell fresh cut grass and hear the sound of shoulder pads colliding. The 2014 NFL season will officially kick off (sort of) next week when training camp begins. Get caught up on all the latest with our top Eagles stories this week: Eagles Columns - Right tackle battle: who will replace Lane Johnson? (READ) - Brent Celek...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Quarterback preview: how bad is Mark Sanchez really?

The Philadelphia Eagles will open training camp in less than two weeks. To help get you ready for the coming season we’ll be previewing a new position on the roster each day. We’ll start out at quarterback, where the position battle is about as dramatic as Colin Farrell’s facial expressions. Starter: Nick Foles Under no circumstances would Chip Kelly even consider putting anyone...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez understands new role

There is no debate: Nick Foles is the No. 1 quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles. Mark Sanchez knew that when he chose to sign with the Eagles in the offseason. Once a longtime starter for the New York Jets, Sanchez is competing with Matt Barkley and G.J. Kinne to be the backup for Foles. “I don’t lose sleep over it,” Sanchez told the Delaware County Daily Times. “It’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Backing up Foles to be a training camp battle for the Philadelphia Eagles

Not to be the butt of jokes, but there may be a serious quarterback competition for the backup role behind starting QB Nick Foles. Mark Sanchez and Matt Barkley are fighting it out to be the second string QB in Philadelphia. With minicamp’s all wrapped up, it’s time to start focusing in on training camp and the start of the 2014 season. One of the more alarming needs and focus...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sanchez not fully healthy, looks to be top backup

It’s always an amusing exchange, even if you already know the setups and the deliveries and the punchlines. It’s been going on for a year now. You can see it coming. Last season, most of the questions about who was winning what job -- the player handicapping that becomes all consuming during OTAs, minicamps and training camp -- focused primarily on the quarterbacks. The starting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez reportedly struggling during workouts

Nick Foles wasn’t in any danger of losing the Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback job this summer, but thanks to Mark Sanchez and Matt Barkley it sounds like his job is safer than ever. According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, neither of the former USC stars has been impressive during offseason workouts. Foles has […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Barkley, Sanchez have some adjusting to do with the Eagles

Mark Sanchez and Matt Barkley have a lot in common; chief among their similarities is a love-hate relationship with being an NFL backup quarterback. But at the moment, that job is the best the Eagles have to offer. Sanchez and Barkley, though, enter the competition to be Nick Foles' backup from opposite directions. After five seasons with the New York Jets (mostly) as the starter...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez: I’m “just entering the prime of my career”

Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez told Newsday that he believes he’s “just entering the prime of my career.” “Maybe this whole shoulder thing and relocation has just been a blessing in disguise,” Sanchez said. “Maybe that year off was exactly what I needed. Got a little rest for my legs, for my arm, and I feel great.” Really?  Please stop.  I can’t believe Sanchez...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles QB Mark Sanchez says he's in the 'prime' of his career

Remember Mark Sanchez? The New York Jets flameout-turned Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback seems excited to have caught-on with Philadelphia.Via Darin Gantt of Pro Football Talk:“But I’m an Eagle now. I love being here. This is the best place I could have landed.” The opportunity to work with Chip Kelly overshadowed the seat firmly behind starting quarterback Nick Foles...
Via NFL Injury Report
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez believes he is in the prime of his career

After being released from the New York Jets this offseason, Mark Sanchez was looking for a fresh start. Sanchez is now with the Philadelphia Eagles and loves that he is playing for an offensive minded coach in Chip Kelly. He also comes into a situation where he doesn’t have the pressure of being the star of a franchise. After missing all of last season due to a shoulder injury...
Via No Guts, No Glory
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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