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FIVE THINGS TO WATCH WHEN EAGLES OFFENSE TAKES THE FIELD IN SEASON OPENER

We’re officially just one day away from Philadelphia Eagles football. The team are traveling to Washington with a clean bill of health and hopes of making this season one to remember. The Eagles have lost five consecutive games to their divisional opponents, but a high-octane offense may be the key to turning the tide. Here […]

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PHILLIES FARM SYSTEM WRAP-UP PART 1: THE BAD

Over the past several years, the Phillies have used high draft picks and significant trades to help bolster their once weak farm system. While it is undeniable that the front office has been successful in gearing up for a youth movement for the team, it certainly has not been perfect. Drafting and evaluating talent is […]

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WHEN CAN FLYERS FANS EXPECT TO SEE GERMAN RUBTSOV DONNING THE ORANGE AND BLACK?

It’s 2016 and Ron Hextall and company are sitting up in Buffalo, debating what to do with the 18th overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft. Hextall weighs his options, eyeing a few potential prospects to scoop up with the pick. Then he does something that not many Flyers fans, including myself, ever saw coming: […]

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BALANCING EMOTION & ANALYTICS: DOUG PEDERSON’S PLAY-CALLING WILL BE UNDER THE MICROSCOPE IN 2017

The Eagles season opener is just around the corner and as excitement builds around Carson Wentz and the rest of the team, there will be undoubtedly be a growing focus on the man pulling the strings. Doug Pederson’s trust in his Offense led to everything from stunning plays to heartbreaking head-scratchers in his rookie season. […]

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CURRENT FLYERS PLAYERS WITH THE MOST TO PROVE PART 5: JAKUB VORACEK

In about two weeks the Philadelphia Flyers will begin to hit the ice at training camp. Some players are thrilled to begin the season, as their singing Michael Jackson’s hit song Thriller, “Cause this is thriller, Thriller at night, There ain’t no second chance.” This is the most anticipated hockey season since one can remember […]

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FIVE EAGLES TO WATCH IN SEASON-OPENING DIVISIONAL CLASH AGAINST WASHINGTON

The Eagles season opener is just two days away and excitement levels are at an all-time high. There is a lot of anticipation surrounding the Birds’ this season and their bid for the NFC East Crown begins with a team that they’ve failed to defeat in five consecutive games. So who are the game-changers going […]

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EAGLE EYE ANALYTICS: AN IN-DEPTH PREVIEW OF EAGLES VS REDSKINS

Location: FedEx Field – Landover, Maryland When: Sunday, September 10 th , 2017 Time: 1:00 PM ET Guys, it’s finally here. The Eagles’ preseason is over, and the regular season opener is upon us. The Birds are flying to FedEx Field to take on division rival, the Washington Redskins. This is an absolutely huge game for the […]

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW: PHILLIES TRADE RHP JUAN NICASIO TO THE CARDINALS

Just five days after being claimed off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates, Juan Nicasio has been traded from the Phillies to the St. Louis Cardinals, his third team this season. The Phillies claimed Nicasio in hopes of solidifying the bullpen that has struggled all season long, at least for the remainder of the season. In […]

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THIS YEAR’S EAGLES HYPE VIDEO WILL SEND CHILLS DOWN YOUR SPINE

Football season is upon us and for Eagles fans that means one thing. It’s time to watch the team’s annual hype video and feel your hairs stand on end as the green blood flows faster than ever. The Eagles have put together an incredibly hype video this year, going above and beyond to make sure […]

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CAN THE BRIAN ELLIOTT/MICHAEL NEUVIRTH PLATOON BECOME THE REAL DEAL FOR THE FLYERS?

“I got no fight with any man who does what he’s told, but when he don’t the machine breaks down. And when the machine breaks down, we break down.” Sgt. Barnes, Platoon, 1986. This rings true to the situation the Flyers have in net, and just so happens to explain it as well. It’s a […]

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