Tuesday is the Phillies home opener at Citizens Bank and this week marks the ten years anniversary of Philadelphia’s favorite sports venue, Citizens Bank Park, as voted on by fans during today’s Audio Roadshow poll question.
Eagles linebacker Jake Knott has been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 NFL season due to violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances
The Eagles had Pro Bowl weapons at quarterback, running back and wide receiver in 2013. Nick Foles set records behind center, LeSean McCoy had one of the organization’s best seasons out of the backfield, and DeSean Jackson had his best NFL season.
In the days following DeSean Jackson’s release by the Eagles, speculation ran rampant as to the reasons why. Everything was to blame from Jackson’s petulant, rambunctious sideline behavior, to his alleged gang ties, to Jackson’s character, to this being Chip Kelly’s fault.
Word spread last month that Eagles guard Evan Mathis isn’t particularly happy with his contract. Mathis will be paid $5 million for the 2014 season, and was reportedly told by the Eagles he could seek a trade.
When the Eagles released DeSean Jackson, it reminded many of when they released another top receiver, Cris Carte
We want to believe in Chip Kelly. We really do. We want to believe he knows what he’s doing.
“Definitely I’ll be very excited and stoked to play the Eagles, who wouldn’t be? It’s very exciting,” Jackson said.
DeSean Jackson had a career year in 2013 with the Eagles and head coach Chip Kelly. Will he repeat that performance in Washington?
The controversial decision by the Eagles to release Jackson, followed by him potentially signing in Washington, spurred a ton of fan reaction.
Cris Carter On DeSean Jackson: “Praying This Is The 2nd Biggest Mistake Eagles Made In Their History”
Cris Carter, a fourth round draft pick of the Eagles in 1987, played three seasons with the team. In 1989, Carter was released by Buddy Ryan after tallying up 45 catches, for 605 yards, and 11 touchdowns, his best season to date, due to off-the-field issues
According to reports, the DeSean Jackson free agency tour ended up being a short one.
The way it looks now, the Eagles have considerably weakened themselves on the field by extracting DeSean Jackson, while potentially extremely strengthening the Washington Redskins, their NFC East rivals, if the ’Skins sign him.
DeSean Jackson will not be wearing midnight green next season, but the odds say he will likely line up against them twice this season.
The Eagles released wide receiver DeSean Jackson, but there’s a chance they could be on the field with him twice this season.
Terrell Owens visited the 94WIP Morning Show.
The year in pictures for the 2013 Eagles regular season.
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