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Five Great Plays In Philadelphia Eagles History

When you’ve been around since 1933, like the Philadelphia Eagles have, you’re going to have a mile’s worth of highs and lows. And though those lows may be excruciatingly low, those highs are even more impossibly high. Once you’re done buying great Philadelphia Eagles tickets over at ScoreBig.com, take a trip down memory lane with us. Here are five of the greatest plays in...
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“Super” Reasons Eagles Need a First Round QB

Being that it’s Super Bowl week and that the Eagles’ biggest topic of discussion is about the QB position, I thought this would be a good time to look at some stats and history as it relates to quarterbacks and the Big Game. Please note that this article is not about the Eagles drafting Marcus Mariota in particular as much as it’s about them taking the plunge on a first-round...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eagles News and Rumors Galore Regarding the QB Position

Photo: Matthew Emmons/USA Today There have been multiple rumors surface recently regarding the Eagles and their QB situation so I felt compelled to break them down one by one.  But remember, these are rumors, not reports. The first “big” one to pop up came from Mark Eckel of NJ.com where he heard that “a person familiar with the Eagles’ offseason plans says the team ...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Moves Eagles Could Make to Mitigate “Giving up the Farm” For Marcus Mariota

Change to an Eagles uniform and Lombardi Trophy! Photo from pac12.com Are you worried about the Eagles “mortgaging the future” in order to trade up for Marcus Mariota in the draft?  Well, let’s take a look at how the Eagles could prepare for such a scenario if the offseason was centered around getting Mariota. As you may know by now, I’m all aboard the “whatever it takes”...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Should Trade Up for Marcus Mariota: The “Why”, the “How” and Past Precedent

Should the Eagles trade up for Marcus Mariota?  That is the million dollar question that will be debated endlessly until draft day. It’s a fun topic because it is one that seems to be mostly divided between three groups: The “whatever it takes” group, the “it’s just not realistic” group, and the “no way would I give up the farm” group. The “whatever it takes...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly Must Make the Right Choice on Personnel Guy

Chip Kelly better pray he makes the right decision. AP Photo/Michael Perez Chip Kelly has now officially been handed the keys to the Eagles’ franchise.  His next move is to hire what’s initially being termed as a “personnel executive” to help him scout talent in both free agency and the draft. It’s unclear whether this person will be titled as “General Manager” or...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly in Charge of Personnel: The Good, the Bad, the Questions

Photo credit unknown After the surprise firing of Tom Gamble on New Years Eve, all the talk surrounding the Philadelphia Eagles was that of front office disharmony and a power struggle between Chip Kelly and Howie Roseman. Then, around 2:00pm EST yesterday, Pro Football Talk set Twitter and talk radio on fire by tweeting this out… Plugged-in league source senses there could be...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

How Chip Kelly Can Sway Things Back to His Favor

The recent news of Tom Gamble, the Eagles’ VP of Player Personnel, being fired came as a bit of a shock.  To me, it’s also more than just a shock, it could very well be a sign that Chip Kelly’s time in Philly could be short. After reading the numerous reports and insights of several Eagles beat writers, I’ve come away fairly convinced that this move was about a power struggle...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

How About Josh Gordon or Torrey Smith For the Eagles?

We all know that the Philadelphia Eagles’ biggest needs are in the secondary.  And yes, they need to resign Jeremy Maclin and determine if they’re rolling with Nick Foles in 2015. But, there is another argument that even if we resign Maclin, we could use an upgrade at the No. 2 Wide Receiver position. My guess is that they’ll want to keep Jordan Matthews in the slot as much...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

After 2 Years of the Chip Kelly Era, Eagles Have the Same Questions

Photo: USA Today Images Chip Kelly is about to enter his third offseason as Head Coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.  While his system and culture are starting to take root, he still has the same two biggest issues to resolve as he did upon taking over… Who his Quarterback will be and giving the Secondary another major overhaul. Eagles owner Jeff Lurie was interviewed yesterday...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly’s Eagles: Why the Offensive Stats Don’t Match Observation

Photo: Lori M. Nichols/South Jersey Times Eagles coach Chip Kelly seemed to be somewhat snippy in his last press conference.  He was being pressed about the overall problems with the team but kept making it a point that he was only focused on the Giants this week. I suppose he has to be but the rest of Philadelphia has transitioned into offseason mode. One of Kelly’s responses...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles’ Most Optimistic Path to Super Bowl XLIX

Did I just mention “Eagles” and “Super Bowl” in the same sentence without the words “not going” in it?  Yes, yes I did.  And no, I won’t put the pipe down! After the most completely and utterly deflating loss of the season last week, just about all of the talk around Philly has been negative and bitter.  And rightfully so after watching the Eagles lose two big games...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Are Multiple Pieces Away From Being a Legitimate Contender

Photo: David Mailetti/Philly.com After watching the gut-wrenching loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday Night, it has become crystal clear that Chip Kelly’s Eagles have a ways to before being a legitimate championship contender. As I’ve pointed out a few weeks ago, Chip’s Eagles just cannot compete against the upper echelon teams in the NFL.  They’ve proven that over and...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles vs. Cowboys Part II: Dispelling a Few Myths

Photo: philadelphiaeagles.com Leading up to this week’s Eagles-Cowboys rematch, sports radio talk and Twitter chatter has focused on a few extraneous factors that some people believe favor Dallas in this game.  In other words, some fans and hosts of these sports talk shows think the Eagles could lose merely based on these non-football-related variables. The biggest one seems...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles vs. Cowboys Preview: 5 Questions With Chat Sport’s Tom Downey

Tim Heitman/USA TODAY Sports The Eagles are set to play the Cowboys for the second time in three weeks.  As you know, LeSean McCoy and the Eagles defense had quite a feast on Thanksgiving. Will things be different this time around?  To help gain some insight from the enemy, I posed five questions to Tom Downey who helps cover the Cowboys for Chat Sports. I also answered five questions...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Kelce With Some #Analysis and an Updated Playoff Outlook

  AP Photo/Matt Rourke If there’s one thing we can all agree on after the debacle against Seattle, it’s Eagles Center Jason Kelce’s assessment of the play by his offense: Jason Kelce: "I woudn't necessarily call this one ‘competing’ on offense. We sh-t the bed pretty much as much as you could." — Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN) December 8, 2014 After investing several...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles vs. Seahawks: Keys to Victory Start With the Run Game

Photo: Harry E. Walker/Getty Images Chip Kelly and his Eagles are set to square-off against his old college foe Pete Carroll and the Seahawks.  The Eagles need to win this game in order to finally have a tie-breaker over another NFC playoff team and to better position themselves for a bye week. I also want them to remain a full game ahead of Dallas.  Since the Cowgirls beat the...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Dominate Dallas, Playoff Bye Week a Real Possibility

Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images The Eagles dominated the Cowboys and played their best game of the season against a quality opponent.  The scary thing is that it would have been even more lopsided had the Eagles performed better in the red zone. They were just 1 for 5 in converting touchdowns inside the 20.  Theoretically, had they scored TDs instead of kicking field goals...
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November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles vs. Cowboys: Let’s Just Kick Their Ass!

It’s “Dallas week” in Philadelphia and that means it’s time for fans to get their hate on!  Granted, it’s also Thanksgiving which means we have to cram a full week’s worth of Dallas hating into just a few days. Since we’re so close to game time, let’s not get caught up in the analytical aspect of whether or not the Eagles can or will beat Dallas.  When I look...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

As Eagles Set to Begin Difficult Stretch, Where’s Your Confidence Level?

AP Photo/Michael Perez Yes, the Eagles beat the Titans by double digits.  Yes, the Eagles are 8-3 and sit atop the NFC East.  And yes, the Eagles statistically have a top-4 offense in both yards and points scored. But, why do I still not feel confident in this team? This is now Dallas week, which historically is the most anticipated week of every season.  This year, the stage...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles vs. Titans: Things to Expect

Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images After being laughed off the field by Aaron Rodgers and company, Mark Sanchez and the Eagles are looking to redeem themselves this week against the Titans. Tennessee is 2-8 so far this year and are a team that hasn’t posted a winning record since 2008.  Sixth-round rookie Zach Mettenberger is their third starting QB this season after Jake Locker...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly’s Eagles Struggle Against Winning Teams

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images After watching the debacle in Green Bay, it has become clear that Chip Kelly’s Eagles cannot beat winning teams.  I’ll admit I’m a little bitter today and trying to find a positive spin on things is a daunting task. But, it is what it is.  The Eagles are what they are.  If you divided the NFL into three tiers of teams — the bad, the mediocre...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles vs. Packers: This Game Rides on the Sanchize

Photo: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Mark Sanchez will have to play the best game of his career if the Eagles are to have any chance of beating the Packers at Lambeau Field. Fortunately, Sanchez’s best game only needs to be on par with an average game from one of the NFL’s elite QBs. Last week marked the first time in his career that he threw for over 300 yards, two or more...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Stealthy Philadelphia Eagles Continue Their Winning Ways

Picture: Rob Tornoe/Philly Inquirer As long as the Philadelphia Eagles go unnoticed.  As long as they stay stealthy and under the radar.  Chip Kelly’s team can continue to win even against the so called elite teams of the NFL. The television “Talking Heads”, without exception, are picking Green Bay to defeat Philadelphia this Sunday, November 16th.  I have yet to hear a...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles vs. Panthers Aftermath: What I Liked and Didn’t Like

Domination! AP Photo/Matt Rourke The Philadelphia Eagles dominated the Carolina Panthers by winning at all three phases of the game.  The offense, defense and special teams all converged into one “team” to put a beating on the opponent. This was the type of game that was fun to watch.  Besides the Giants, the rest of the games this season have been close enough to where...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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