It probably won’t go down like Jimmy Rollins’ famous “team to beat” proclamation, but Ben Revere made a pledge to Phillies fans on Friday: the playoffs.
Jimmy Rollins hasn’t played in three consecutive Phillies Spring Training games. Rollins says manager Ryne Sandberg hasn’t told him why that is. General manager Ruben Amaro thinks it’s no big deal.
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 Eagles couldn’t have been very happy on the flight home from Minnesota.
The Eagles go into Sunday’s game with Washington having lost 10 consecutive games at Lincoln Financial Field. Though there have been many theories, there seems to be no real explanation for the team’s poor play at home, save for last season’s poor play pretty much everywhere.
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After eight NFL games, Chip Kelly is 3-5. Kelly has had his share of ups and downs through the first half of his inaugural NFL season and Eagles fans are still trying to determine if their team will have long-term success under Kelly.
There was at least one fan in Philadelphia that left Lincoln Financial Field happy on Sunday, Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown.
Most of the talk about the Eagles ugly, 17-3 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, has been about the quarterback. Nick Foles was by all accounts, terrible, missing receivers, and often times holding the ball far too long. Foles was inaccurate and ineffective.
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.
The game itself, as it turned out, was a less than optimal setting for Donovan McNabb’s retirement ceremony during halftime of Thursday night’s Eagles loss to the Chiefs. But the loss didn’t make the night any less special for McNabb.
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.