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 .

April 12, 2021


John McMullen: Despite constant noise, Jalen Hurts controls his own destiny

Cliches are rampant around the NFL, meaningless turns of phrase typically used as placeholders for the more meaningful dissertations behind closed doors between those who actually have a reservation at the table.

April 8, 2021


John McMullen: It's time for Eagles fans to appreciate Jim Schwartz's bottom line

Jim Schwartz was always a bit of a lightning rod in Philadelphia, a Georgetown-educated, Jeopardy!-influenced, Jim Gaffigan-lovin', sticks-defendin', Baltimore baseball-referencin', self-assured son of a gun.

April 5, 2021


John McMullen: Eagles maximized value — and stuck to team philosophy — by trading back in draft

If you boil it down there are only a few reasons why Howie Roseman and the Philadelphia Eagles felt comfortable enough to move down in the first round of the upcoming NFL Draft.

April 1, 2021


John McMullen: The ‘science’ of greed leads the NFL and its critics to 17 Games

If the NFL is the shark of the sports world relentlessly hunting television revenue, the safety lobby is the pilot fish gobbling up what the Great White misses.

March 29, 2021


John McMullen: Here's what the Eagles really got with their trade back to No. 12

What’s behind the Eagles' move back from No. 6 overall in next month’s NFL Draft to the No. 12 selection?

March 25, 2021


John McMullen: Evaluation of Joe Flacco signing looks good, when graded on a Lurie curve

The regulars at the Legacy Diner on the White Horse Pike approve, but not all of Eagles nation has rubber-stamped one of their own finally lacing them up for his childhood favorite team.

March 22, 2021


John McMullen: Anthony Harris signing sparks optimism with Eagles

There was an interesting dichotomy between Howie Roseman and Nick Sirianni last week during the Eagles’ new league year Zoom-er.

March 18, 2021


John McMullen: Are Roseman, Eagles getting their reputation back?

It took a while but we are finally at the "... and the Eagles" portion of the program.

March 15, 2021


John McMullen: Eagles lack the political capital to go after Trey Lance (or any other QB) in NFL Draft

Rest assured Trey Lance isn't coming to Philadelphia.

March 11, 2021


John McMullen: Eagles need a politician to deal with Lurie's meddling

Back when Jeffrey Lurie fired Doug Pederson the laugh-out-loud moment for many at the virtual press conference came when the Eagles owner was asked if he's gotten too involved in football decisions over recent years.

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