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Malcolm in the Middle of Eagles preseason speculation…

I heard a remarkable statistic the other day, that the Eagles defense in 2013 was on the field 210 more total plays than any other team in the league. Can that stat be possibly true? Am I “mis-remembering” it? That would be the equivalent of two extra games that the defense had to play. Before […]

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Eagles on the eve of instruction— some questions I have heading into TC…

Players report to Training Camp on July 25, a mere week and a half away. Their first order of business will be undergoing medical exams and conditioning tests. Ever wonder exactly what those “conditioning tests” are? Well, each position group has to complete a series of sprints at various yardages under certain time limits. As […]

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Evaluating Nick Foles for a new stat called “situational greatness”…

The irascible and irrepressible ATV (of Henderson, Nevada) introduced the Philly Phan Bored yesterday to the Pro Football Focus.com profile of Eagles QB#1 Nick Foles based upon his 2013 season. The profile went like this: “We’re going to examine quarterbacks from a number of situations before looking at each of them individually. The grades and […]

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Basic understanding of Eagles’ 3-4 two-gap assigments for D-Linemen…

Sometimes football terminology becomes such a casual reference that we often forget there are a lot of young fans out there who are trying to learn on the fly. So it’s easy to be a student of the game and have coded buzzwords and weird-sounding names for strategic approaches dropping all around you. One of […]

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Time to predict your Eagles’ final 53…

They say pro football teams are built in July. Well, July is here, and the time is right for inspecting the troops who will be competing for those cherished 53 spots on the Eagles’ 2014 roster going into Game 1. This is not an analysis of who all eventually will make the team— it is […]

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Silence, Fools!!! Darren Sproles is Eagles PR/KR supreme…

Everybody talking about “oh the Eagles don’t have a good return man now that DJax is gone…” Well, at least we have the stable brain of veteran poster PPW to put that nonsense into perspective— To quote the great PPW— “Silence, you dolts!!!—we have Darren Sproles for that function now!! What is wrong with you […]

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Eagles will roll without Lane Johnson for a while…

I don’t mean to pile on the current Lane Johnson story, but we’ve got to record the event for the archives. I still haven’t seen the official NFL confirmation of it, but Eagles starting right tackle Lane Johnson has been suspended four games for testing positive for PEDs, according to Paul Domowitch of the Daily […]

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