Philadelphia Sports News and Rumors
For the new-look Flyers, there is a silver lining to the injuries that have decimated their defense. Despite playing with a patchwork defense for at least the next month, their schedule during that span includes some weak opponents - including Edmonton,…Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles must respect NFL's give and takephilly.com 45 minutes agoThe Eagles are 5-1 this season - just one touchdown drive away from being undefeated - and that record is remarkable considering the adversity that has greeted the start of Chip Kelly's second year.Upvote Share Tweet
Bill Davis has Eagles' defense making stridesphilly.com 3 hours agoBefore games with the Cleveland Browns in 2012, Emmanuel Acho would find Bill Davis on the field and pester him with questions. Both wanted to become defensive coordinators.Upvote Share Tweet
Inside the Sixers: Brown insists he won't let team accept losingphilly.com 3 hours agoBrett Brown comes across as delusional. The 76ers coach is not. He just appears that way when it comes to this upcoming season.Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles players expected to police Kelly's culturephilly.com 17 hours ago"Culture wins football. Culture will beat scheme every day." - Chip Kelly Malcolm Jenkins has a story about five monkeys, a banana, and culture.Upvote Share TweetMychal Kendricks was listed as questionable on the Eagles' Friday injury report for Sunday's game at the Arizona Cardinals. Kendricks has a calf injury and has already missed four games. He was limited at practice this week and several of his teammates …Upvote Share Tweet
Acho brothers find themselves on opposing sides for the first timephilly.com 19 hours agoFor the first time, Eagles' Emmanuel Acho is not a teammate with his brother, Sam.Upvote Share TweetWhen the Eagles run The running game appeared rejuvenated in the Eagles' last two games, with 145 yards against the Rams and 203 yards against the Giants. LeSean McCoy's 149-yard outburst against New York was a positive sign after the defending rushing …Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 24 (yesterday)Former Chicago White Sox player Paul Konerko and Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies were named co-winners of the Roberto Clemente Award on Friday for their community work.Upvote Share Tweet
The Eagles miss DeSean Jackson's big playsChip Kelly's Eagles' offense is not as explosive as it used to be. It's easy to see why.Upvote Share Tweet
Phils' philospophy beginning to evolveMLB.com Oct 24 (yesterday)October is a quiet month for baseball teams not in the postseason, so the Phillies have barely registered a blip on the local radar screen -- even with the team signing Grady Sizemore and Jerome Williams this week. That changed Thursday when Phillies in…Upvote Share Tweet
Polk could see increased role for EaglesChris Polk had 799 carries in four seasons at the University of Washington. He's had 11 in three NFL seasons with the Eagles. He hasn't had an actual offensive touch - including the preseason - since the end of last season.Upvote Share Tweet
The Inquirer’s Eagles-Cards PredictionsEagles-Cardinals predictions from The Inquirer’s Eagles beat reporters:Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Ronald Roberts Posterize Jonas Jerebkodimemag.com Oct 24 (yesterday)You’re probably not familiar with Sixers camp invite, Ronald Roberts, Jr.. The four-year player out of Saint Joseph’s went undrafted in June, and he’s on the bubble to make the Philly team after getting a camp invite and suffering a quad contusion that’…Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles expect shape-shifting Cards defenseESPN.com Oct 24 (yesterday)PHILADELPHIA – Everything Chip Kelly wants done on a football field, he wants done fast. His offense is built to take advantage of mismatches created when opposing defenses don’t have the time to get their desired personnel on the field. In previous gam…Upvote Share Tweet
Week 8 N.F.L. Matchupsnytimes.com Oct 24 (yesterday)This week’s games include a matchup between the Eagles and the Cardinals, who have unexpectedly taken control of the N.F.C. West.Upvote Share Tweet
Coming off a bye, improving defense should lift EaglesEagles had a great game against the Giants before their bye, and should be able to keep their momentum at Arizona.Upvote Share TweetThe Birds' touchdown percentage inside the 20 is only 40 percent this season.Upvote Share TweetEagles-killer Larry Fitzgerald's decline in production reflects more on his supporting cast than on him.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Oct 24 (yesterday)Josh Smith got Nerlens Noel. Andre Drummond didn’t. Watch the Philadelphia Sixers’ rookie collect the most impressive of his five blocks by beating the Detroit Pistons’ fellow high-flyer to the mountain top and authoritatively swatting his layup attempt…Upvote Share Tweet
Challenges ahead on the Eagles' scheduleThe demanding 10-game homestretch will prove whether the Eagles are pretenders or contenders.Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles guard against the desert bombsArizona has a big-play passing offense and the Birds haven't been stingy with those kind of plays this season.Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles line coach Stoutland has weathered the stormJeff Stoutland has a name he uses to describe the naysayers of the world. There were quite a few members of this so-called fraternity who predicted doom when the Eagles offensive line lost one starter after another and inexperienced backups were pushed …Upvote Share Tweet
'Playbook': Philadelphia Eagles vs. Arizona CardinalsOct 24The "Playbook" crew breaks down the battle of the birds and what it's going to take for the Philadelphia Eagles to go into Arizona and defeat the Arizona Cardinals.
NFL Cold Hard FactsOct 23Mark Schlereth on DeMarco Murray's season, the Eagles vs. the Cardinals matchup and the key to the Ravens' success.
NFL Live Prediction: Eagles-CardinalsOct 23The NFL Live crew make their picks for Philadelphia at Arizona.
Inside Edge: Eagles-CardinalsOct 23ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Philadelphia at Arizona.
Football for BreakfastOct 24I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are wondering about it. “I am as curious as…
Week 8: Percy Harvin Goes GreenOct 23The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
NBA: Steve Nash's contract continues to cost Los Angeles LakersOct 23With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and GoalOct 23John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.