January 22, 2018
Built by Howie Roseman, coached by Doug Pederson and led by Nick Foles, the 2017-18 Eagles are going to the Super Bowl.
January 15, 2018
This time, it was personal. The Eagles won a riveting, frightening NFL playoff game for the first time in nine years on Saturday night, and in every seat at Lincoln Financial Field, in bar stools throughout the Delaware Valley, and on couches everywhere else, it was personal.
January 8, 2018
The best thing about having a bye in the first round of the NFL playoffs is watching other teams flop before your own team takes the field. The worst thing is what we are all enduring right now, the incessant clatter of negativity from people who have already demonstrated they are clueless about the Eagles.
January 1, 2018
With 2017 now officially behind us, the only thing left to do is crown the winners and losers in a year that brought us some bright new hopes for 2018, and the usual frustration from the many bad acts in Philadelphia sports.
December 26, 2017
In the 86-year history of the Eagles, only two teams have ever won 13 games in a season. You’re watching one of them right now. So why is everybody treating the latest adventure, a 19-10 win Monday night over Oakland, like an ugly Christmas sweater? When did we all become art critics instead of football fans?
December 18, 2017
The Eagles performed a magic trick yesterday in the Meadowlands. While everyone’s eyes were glued on one player, quarterback Nick Foles, 11 others disappeared.
December 11, 2017
When the game was finally over, when the Eagles somehow had fulfilled the dream of thousands of fans who traveled 6,000 miles round-trip to cheer on their team, there was only a fleeting sense of exhilaration. The truth is, no one knew how to feel. Normally, ambivalence is not in the DNA of Philadelphia sports fans.
December 4, 2017
At the risk of coming across as a spoilsport or even a crybaby, I feel an obligation to dedicate the top of today’s column to the atrocious officiating last night of veteran NFL referee Tony Corrente and his abysmal crew.
November 27, 2017
Jim Schwartz was stone-faced on the sidelines when the TV cameras caught him several times during the Eagles’ 31-3 drubbing of the Chicago Bears on Sunday, no small achievement for a coach best known for a near-brawl after a game six years ago.
November 20, 2017
Before the start of the Eagles’ 37-9 romp over the Cowboys on Sunday night in Dallas, Al Michaels was fantasizing about an NFL championship in Philadelphia.