John McMullen

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John McMullen is the NFL Insider for JAKIB Media and contributes Eagles and NFL coverage for 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 or on Twitter @JFMcMullen .

July 13, 2020


John McMullen: With DeSean Jackson, Eagles got boxed in by their own precedent

Every problem in life is a little bit different but there are always precedents set when solving them and often the context of any individual situation gets lost in the shadow of how it was handled.

July 9, 2020


John McMullen: DeSean Jackson's fate is still very much undecided

Days after DeSean Jackson’s stunning, anti-Semitic social-media misfire you now know the Eagles’ plan.

July 6, 2020


John McMullen: NFL using COVID-19 to restrict media access — and fans will suffer

The NFL and the Players Association have been hammering out the plan to keep COVID-19 at bay in an attempt to get through the 2020 season and you the fan not knowing who might be practicing in certain sub-packages for the Eagles is every bit as important as masks, social-distancing, and proximity alarms.

July 2, 2020


John McMullen: The ugliness of an election year hits the NFL and pro sports

Forget Roger Goodell, the NFL might need someone like George Patton to develop a plan to kick off the 2020 season.

June 29, 2020


John McMullen: Is Malcolm Jenkins rightfully wary of NFL's mid-pandemic return?

One of the frustrations in public discourse is the failure of so many -- even the brightest among us -- to accept some basic truisms, the most notable of which may be a simple acknowledgment that difficult problems are never solved by things tied together neatly into a bow.

June 25, 2020


John McMullen: Stop shaming Dallas Goedert

Dallas Goedert was assaulted last weekend in South Dakota.

June 22, 2020


John McMullen: Don't worry, the NFL will be back in 2020

The NFL’s response to the nation’s Alarmist in Chief was a swift one.

June 18, 2020


John McMullen: For Eagles, there's no 'replacing' a guy like Brandon Brooks

It’s hard to quantify what the loss of Brandon Brooks to a second Achilles’ injury means to the Philadelphia Eagles.

June 15, 2020


John McMullen: Protests are okay, but sports aren't?

Full disclosure, I’m not an epidemiologist although I’ve been asked to play one on the radio far too often over the past few months when discussing the COVID-19 pandemic and the public-policy decisions it has spawned.

June 11, 2020


John McMullen: Colin Kaepernick and the NFL’s Faustian bargain for popularity

Ask yourself why the NFL is being mentioned by Rev. Al Sharpton at George Floyd’s funeral?

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