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FOR PLAYERS LIKE WISNIEWSKI, IT TOOK A WHILE FOR THE SUPER BOWL WIN TO SINK IN

Al Thompson

Stefen Wisniewski walked towards his locker the Tuesday after the Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII, easily one of the most exciting championship games in NFL history. Looking at the 6-foot-3, 315 offensive lineman’s face as he made his way past the tables of autographed shiny blue helmets and white […]


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TURNOVERS WILL DETERMINE SUPER BOWL LII

Al Thompson

BLOOMINGTON: The Eagles (15-3) will take on the five-time Super Bowl champion New England Patriots (15-3) today at 6:30 PM (ET, NBC). These teams are tied or nearly for the season in points scored, points allowed and interceptions. The Patriots have allowed 60 more yards per game but have not allowed a lot of points. […]


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EAGLES BRACE FOR SPOTLIGHT AND THE BRADY-GRONK ASSAULT

Al Thompson

MINNEAPOLIS: This comment is as obvious as any story lead you will read this week…The Eagles secondary will face its toughest task of the season when they face Tom Brady and his receivers in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis (6:30 PM ET NBC). That New England Patriots veteran corps includes All […]


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MEDIA NIGHT: WHO IS WORST EAGLES DANCER? PLAYERS WEIGH IN

Al Thompson

Media Day is the day for dumb questions like “Who has the worst hair on the team?” or “If you could be a dog, what kind of dog would you want to be?” My dumb question? Who was the worst dancer this year? Choices were defensive tackle Fletcher Cox who tried and failed to do […]


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EAGLES CRUSH VIKINGS, SET TO FACE PATRIOTS IN SUPER BOWL LII

Al Thompson

The Eagles are going to the Super Bowl. Against all odds this group has already done what many creditable observers said was impossible. But the Eagles have accomplished the impossible. And to a man, no one in the Eagles locker room believes their job is finished, not by a long shot. The Birds won  the […]


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UNNOTICED THIS WEEK IN LOCKER ROOM, ELLIOTT QUIETLY PREPARES FOR HIS INCREDIBLE ROLE SUNDAY

Al Thompson

At Wednesday’s media session inside the Eagles locker room, there was a buzz of excitement throughout the room. The Birds are headed to the NFC Championship game Sunday for a chance to play in Super Bowl LII! All the top players had reporters swarming their lockers including Fletcher Cox, Lane Johnson, Stefen Wisniewski, Torrey Smith […]


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EAGLES POUND FALCONS, EARN TRIP TO NFC TITLE GAME AT THE LINC

Al Thompson

Don’t look now but the Eagles are just four quarters away from competing in Super Bowl LII. If they pull it off, it will be the club’s third trip to the Big Game in franchise history. The top-seeded Birds pounded out a 15-10 win over the Atlanta Falcons Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field in the […]


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BARNETT, EAGLES WON’T LET WEATHER, OUTSIDE NOISE AFFECT THEIR CONFIDENCE

Al Thompson

On Thursday January 4, 2018, the Delaware Valley from west of Philadelphia to the South Jersey shore was hit with a severe winter storm. Weathermen nicknamed the tempest a “Cyclone Bomb.” The snow, high winds and near zero temperatures made any outdoor activity impossible. Schools and banks were closed, many businesses didn’t open or made […]


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DR. NGUYEN SAYS HEART, GRIT AND HONESTY EQUAL TRUST WITH HIS PATIENTS

Al Thompson

The high school football player turned orthopedic surgeon believes great doctor-patient-relationships are key to successful surgeries.
Talk to many orthopedic surgeons and in many cases you’ll find that at some point he or she was playing sports, got injured and became inspired to enter into orthopedics during their recovery.
That was not the case of Dr. Khoa Nguyen, an orthopedic surgeon with Burlington County Orthopaedic Specialists in Mt. Laurel, NJ although he was a pretty good high school football player back in his teenage days between 1998-2002 in North Carolina. 


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EAGLES TRYING NOT TO LOOK AT COWBOYS GAME AS A SCRIMMAGE, BUT IN THE END, THAT’S WHAT IT IS

Al Thompson

Talk to any fan or observer and you’ll get the same response. The Eagles last regular season game against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday (1:00 PM, FOX) is “meaningless.” The Eagles have clinched the No. 1 overall seed in the upcoming NFC playoffs and the Cowboys were eliminated after their loss to the Seattle Seahawks last […]


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