John McMullen

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John McMullen is the NFL Insider for JAKIB Media and contributes Eagles and NFL coverage for SI.com. You can listen to John every Monday and Friday on SIRIUSXM’s Tony Bruno Show with Harry Mayes, every Tuesday and Thursday with Eytan Shander on SBNation Radio, and daily on your favorite podcast platform for “Extending the Play.” A South Jersey native, John has covered the NFL and NBA for over two decades. He lives with his wife and best friend, Isabella, the Beagle Bulldog who often chimes in with her own opinions on-air.

You can reach him at jmcmullen44@gmail.com or on Twitter @JFMcMullen .

December 1, 2020

Eagles

John McMullen: Eagles' Jim Schwartz learned an important lesson vs. Seahawks — don’t ever talk to DK Metcalf

Jim Schwartz has a mental Rolodex of experiences built up over his quarter-century in the NFL, ones that he often uses for his job as the defensive coordinator of the Philadelphia Eagles. Schwartz will also be the first to tell you that you never stop learning in this league.

November 27, 2020

Opinion

John McMullen: Debunking some Carson Wentz narratives — and getting to the bottom of his real issues

You know all the narratives surrounding Carson Wentz by now. So let’s dive in and chip away at each thesis.

November 23, 2020

Opinion

John McMullen: Eagles are stuck in a bad marriage with Carson Wentz

The Eagles might be stuck in a bad marriage but the kids aren’t leaving for college until 2022.

November 19, 2020

Opinion

John McMullen: Doug Pederson hopes to navigate troubled waters with steady hand

NFL coaches can't afford to be emotional.

November 16, 2020

Opinion

John McMullen: Eagles' lack of situational awareness did them in against Giants

When it takes over four years — 1,470 days to be exact — for a divisional opponent to beat another in the NFL, something hinky has to happen.

November 12, 2020

Eagles

John McMullen: On Carson Wentz and manufactured controversies

Once upon a time before activism began to corrupt journalism, a healthy cynicism was actually a trademark of a well-regarded profession bent on uncovering truth and holding public figures accountable.

November 9, 2020

Opinion

John McMullen: The Eagles could miss out big time letting Josh McCown go

Josh McCown was already socially-distanced from the Eagles and the divorce became official last week when the Houston Texans lured McCown with a two-year contract, the latest NFL team to decide it wanted the now 41-year-old veteran around to mentor a young quarterback.

November 5, 2020

Opinion

John McMullen: Howie Roseman, Eagles really had no choice but to sit out trade deadline

Turns out my self-imposed Ameritrade cutoff was more compelling than the NFL's trade deadline, which ended with a whimper on Tuesday after two nondescript moves involving the Miami Dolphins.

November 2, 2020

Eagles

John McMullen: It's time to accept that Eagles are just an ugly football team

If you are looking for aesthetics, the Art Museum is about seven miles away from Lincoln Financial Field. In South Philadelphia on Sunday night you got a whole lot of ugliness but the end game went as expected with the Eagles (3-4-1) dispatching the reeling Dallas Cowboys (2-6) and a third-string quarterback rather easily, 23-9.

October 29, 2020

Eagles

John McMullen: Inside the accelerated development of Eagles WR Travis Fulgham

When smarts and competitiveness meet opportunity you just might end up with Travis Fulgham, the unlikely Eagles' WR1 who didn’t even arrive in Philadelphia until Aug. 20.

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