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John McMullen

Sunday night crew previews Eagles-Cowboys

PHILADELPHIA – When Carrie Underwood starts belting out the theme for the NFL’s prime-time showcase this week, you can bet Philadelphia truly will have been waiting all day for Sunday night. The unbeaten Eagles (5-0) host the 4-1 Dallas Cowboys on “Sunday Night Football”  and the winner will have a leg up on the NFC

Philly Godfather
Eagles
Joe Santoliquito

The Philly Godfather likes the Cowboys Sunday night plus 6.5

Steve Maltepes, known as “The Philly Godfather,” is one of the nation’s hottest sports betting experts who appears weekly on national radio, including Jakib Media. Each week, he will impart his gambling wisdom on the Eagles and where the smart money is going. NFL Week 6 Dallas Cowboys (4-1) at Philadelphia Eagles (5-0), 8:20 p.m. Sunday The

Offense Perseveres
Eagles
John McMullen

Edge rushers revolt at NFL’s over-protection of QBs

PHILADELPHIA – Haason Reddick is getting $15 million a season to go sack the quarterback for the Eagles. The fine print to that reality, however, is a constantly evolving Snapchat-like decree that may change on a dime or even disappear for a new directive depending on the social media angst that is driving NFL reaction

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Eagles
Paul Domowitch

Eagles receiving corps is becoming a defensive coordinator’s nightmare

Dan Quinn isn’t getting a lot of sleep this week. Like every other defensive coordinator that has faced the Eagles in this young season, the Cowboys’ Quinn is trying to figure out the best way to prevent the Birds’ talented receiving corps from wreaking havoc on his unit Sunday. Wide receivers A.J. Brown, DeVonta Smith,

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Eagles
John McMullen

Eagles seem to know they got too complacent on offense

GLENDALE, Ariz. – For the second consecutive day, a high-profile part of the Eagles’ offensive machine seemed to get a bit defensive when pointed to the redundancy of outside screens to combat the blitz-happy Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. After the 20-17 victory it was quarterback Jalen Hurts who deflected away from an idea that worked

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Eagles
Joe Santoliquito

Eagles receive a scare getting by the Cardinals, 20-17

Was the trip worth it? It was certainly on the minds of thousands of Eagles fans who had poured into State Farm Stadium, in Glendale, Arizona, on Sunday. What started as a vacation, not only for the Eagles’ faithful but for the Eagles, grew to be very sketchy in the game’s closing minute. If not

Philly Godfather
Eagles
Joe Santoliquito

The Philly Godfather likes the Cardinals this Sunday plus 5.5

Steve Maltepes, known as “The Philly Godfather,” is one of the nation’s hottest sports betting experts who appears weekly on national radio, including Jakib Media. Each week, he will impart his gambling wisdom on the Eagles and where the smart money is going. NFL Week 5 Philadelphia Eagles (4-0) at Arizona Cardinals (2-2), 4:25 p.m. Sunday The

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Eagles
John McMullen

Haason Reddick continues historic defensive run

A historic defensive run for the Eagles continued Wednesday when edge rusher Haason Reddick was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his dominant two-strip sack, two fumble recovery performance during Philadelphia’s 29-21 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. Reddick is the third straight Eagles defender to win NFC Defensive Player of

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John McMullen

Eagles sign K Cameron Dicker to PS

PHILADELPHIA – With Jake Elliott’s status up in the air after being injured against Jacksonville, the Eagles are bringing in another kicker to the practice squad. The NFL Network first reported the move and an NFL source confirmed it with JAKIB SPorts. The #Eagles are signing kicker Cameron Dicker to the practice squad, per source.

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John McMullen

Zach Ertz recounts difficult final months with Eagles

Zach Ertz still loves Philadelphia, so much so that his charitable foundation still makes the city a priority, but the veteran tight end admitted the final 18 months of his football life with the Eagles weren’t easy. Speaking with reporters in advance of Sunday’s matchup between the 4-0 Eagles and the 2-2 Arizona Cardinals, Ertz

Miles Sanders
Eagles
John McMullen

Inside the career day of Miles Sanders

PHILADELPHIA – Miles Sanders was the first Eagles player led to the postgame interview room, still sporting his drenched uniform after a career day in difficult conditions. “You hear that party going on in there?” Sanders smiled while referencing the music booming and voices celebrating a 29-21 win over Doug Pederson and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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Eagles
Joe Santoliquito

The Eagles slide by Jacksonville and Doug Pederson, 29-21, to remain undefeated

With wet grass matted to the front of his helmet, through squinting eyes from the diagonal falling rain, Jalen Hurts and the Eagles were able to navigate through their first adversity this season against their former head coach and a rising team on an overcast Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles’ 29-21 victory over

Trey Sermon
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John McMullen

Trey Sermon ready for first opportunity with the Eagles

PHILADELPHIA – Trey Sermon – Taking flyers on some young, talented prospects from the 2021 draft who didn’t necessarily hit the ground running in their original cities was a bit of a theme for Howie Roseman late in the summer. First, it was quarterback Ian Book, a fourth-round pick of New Orleans in 2021 at

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John McMullen

How will the Eagles replace Avonte Maddox against Jags?

PHILADELPHIA – Nick Sirianni turned up to his Friday press conference, adorned in a “Turnover T-Shirt,” the brainchild of the defensive coaching staff in an effort to express how important the double-positive is when it comes to winning football games. The version Sirianni had on was Avonte Maddox sinking into zone coverage and leaping in

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Paul Domowitch

Paul Domowitch: Hurts Silencing Any Lingering Questions About His Arm Strength

Remember all of those ridiculous stories and cockeyed scouting reports questioning Jalen Hurts’ arm strength and his ability to throw the deep ball? You’re not hearing much of that nonsense these days, particularly after Hurts’ performance in the Eagles’ 24-8 win over Washington. A week after teaming up with Quez Watkins on a 53-yard touchdown

Philly Godfather
Eagles
Joe Santoliquito

The Philly Godfather likes the Jags this Sunday plus 6.5

Steve Maltepes, known as “The Philly Godfather,” is one of the nation’s hottest sports betting experts who appears weekly on national radio, including Jakib Media. Each week, he will impart his gambling wisdom on the Eagles and where the smart money is going. NFL Week 4 Jacksonville Jaguars (2-1) at Philadelphia Eagles (3-0), 1:00 p.m. Sunday The

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John McMullen

Doug Pederson set to return to Philadelphia relaxed and ready

PHILADELPHIA – Andy Reid got a standing ovation, so why not Doug Pederson? The only Super Bowl-winning coach in Eagles history is returning to Philadelphia on Sunday as the new mentor of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Pederson admits he’s not quite sure what to expect. Pederson, though, did remember coming back as the quarterbacks coach

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John McMullen

Gannon on Doug Pederson’s Play-Calling: ‘He doesn’t have a lot of tendencies’

PHILADELPHIA – Jonathan Gannon was on the wrong side of the 2018 NFC Championship Game when Doug Pederson’s Philadelphia Eagles routed the favored Minnesota Vikings, 38-7,  en route to winning Super Bowl LII. Then an assistant defensive backs coach with the Vikings, Gannon earned a healthy respect for Pederson’s play-calling ability. “I have a very

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Eagles
John McMullen

Eagles, Nick Sirianni expect tough test with Doug Pederson, Jags

Frank Reich is the man in the middle this week so maybe the Indianapolis head coach just focuses on his own business in trying to get the Colts above .500 in an AFC South tilt against Tennessee. The ex-Eagles offensive coordinator is surely going to get a few text messages this week from his former

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John McMullen

Same-old story for Carson Wentz

LANDOVER, Md. – Carson Wentz never handed the baton to Jalen Hurts in Philadelphia. The one-time face of the Eagles’ franchise was forced to make the hand-off and recede to the background while a perceived placeholder took over in the death throes of the Doug Pederson era. On Sunday, in the shadow of the nation’s