The Mike and Ike Show
Jimmy Rollins has been noticeably out of the Phillies lineup in Spring Training. Many have theorized that new manager Ryne Sandberg was trying to send Rollins a message. Rollins doesn’t know, because no one has told him.
Yesterday was the beginning of free agency in the NFL, and safety was the Eagles’ biggest need. A lot was made about safeties Jairus Byrd and T.J.Ward, both former Oregon Ducks, regarded as the best two safeties in the free agent class.
It would be hard to call Chip Kelly’s debut season as an NFL head coach anything but a resounding success.
The Phillies will sign free agent outfielder Marlon Byrd, the Mike and Ike Show on 94WIP reports.
Eagles players were heard yelling ‘Papa John’s,” prior to Manning snapping the ball during the Broncos 52-20 win. Manning is featured in Papa John’s commercials, and owns several franchise locations of the pizza delivery restaurant.
The Eagles were the first team in NFL history to open up the season with three games in 11 days. The last of the three, a Thursday night loss to the Chiefs, was a particularly sloppy effort from the Eagles, featuring five turnovers.
On Thursday night, Andy Reid returns to Philadelphia as his Kansas City Chiefs take on the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. Also, at halftime, the Eagles will retire Donovan McNabb’s number five jersey.
The questions about Michael Vick going into the 2013 season sound similar to the questions about Vick going into the 2012 season. Can Michael Vick stay healthy? Can Michael Vick find a way to prevent turnovers? Both answers have a lot to do with a third question: how much will Michael Vick run the ball in Chip Kelly’s offense?
Cole Hamels says that Charlie Manuel has been an inspiration, but he knows that change could be coming.
The Phillies are losing… a lot. Eight losses in their last nine games, as the trade deadline approaches, and the thought that an era of Phillies baseball may be coming to an end.
LeSean McCoy thnks Chip Kelly should take as long as he needs to name a starting QB.
Pete Rose says if he gets a second chance in baseball, he won’t mess it up.
Nick Foles says the Eagles quarterbacks don’t discuss the starting job, and they’re better because of it.
Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo says La Salle is ‘no fluke.’
Randall Cunningham says his son was recruited by Chip Kelly.