NFC East


EAGLES PLAYERS AND FANS HAD EACH OTHER’S BACK ALL YEAR

Al Thompson

I have been blessed to cover the Eagles for 28 seasons now. There have been some exciting seasons and some you wish you could forget. I have seen so many eras over that span including Randall Cunningham, Donovan McNabb, Brian Dawkins, Jon Runyan, Tra Thomas, Brian Westbrook, Eric Allen, William Thomas, Troy Vincent, David Akers […]


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FOLES HAS CHANCE TO EARN ETERNAL SPOT IN PHILADELPHIA FOLK LORE

Brian Baldinger

In the Philadelphia Eagles Draft of 2012 they selected Fletcher Cox with the first pick. They had two selections in the second round and took Mychal Kendricks and Vinny Curry. Do you see where this is going? In the third round they selected out of the University of Arizona, a quarterback, named Nick Foles. I […]


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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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FROM ONE KARRAS TO ANOTHER, FOOTBALL IS A FAMILY AFFAIR

Al Thompson

BLOOMINGTON: Ted Karras III, an outstaning offensive lineman for Illinois, never enjoyed a winning season during his three seasons with the Fighting Illini, never played in a Bowl game. But as fate would have it, the 6-foot-4, 305 pounder ended up on the opposite side of the football universe when he was drafted in the […]


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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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FOLES, PATS DEFENSE SET FOR HIS SLIGHT-OF-HAND BALL HANDLING

Al Thompson

MINNEAPOLIS: It has been talked about, probably too many times, that Eagles quarterback Nick Foles is not as good as League MVP candidate Carson Wentz. That is true if you compare their overall games. Wentz showed he is a franchise quarterback in just about every aspect of the position for the first 13 games of […]


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EAGLES NOTEBOOK: NICK FOLES PUT UP SOME CRAZY NUMBERS IN NFC TITLE GAME

Staff report

EAGLES CLINCH SUPER BOWL BERTH · With tonight’s 38-7 victory over Minnesota, Philadelphia has clinched its third conference championship (1980, 2004, 2017) in franchise history and will represent the NFC in Super Bowl LII vs. New England in Minneapolis on Sunday, February 4. · Philadelphia’s 38 points were the 2nd-most points scored in team postseason […]


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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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GIANTS HIRE PAT SHURMUR AS HEAD COACH

Michael Eisen

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Giants today announced that Pat Shurmur will become the 18th head coach in franchise history. Shurmur, 52, completed his second season as the Minnesota Vikings’ offensive coordinator when they lost to the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday in the NFC Championship Game. Last week, he was named the NFL Assistant Coach of the Year by […]


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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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