Darren Sproles electrifies, ignites Philadelphia Eagles to comeback victory over Indianapolis Colts (GIFs)

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Two words say almost everything you need to know about the Philadelphia Eagles’ 30-27 comeback victory to defeat the Indianapolis Colts on Monday Night Football: Darren. Sproles.

Can we talk about what an incredible pickup the former Saints running back was for the Eagles? Not only have Sproles’ performances been outstanding in and of themselves, he has provided a spark at just the right moment in back-to-back games. Sproles has put his team on his back, showed a toughness and done what needs to be done to come out with a W. It’s so Philly. Sproles was Philadelphia’s top receiver with seven catches for 152 yards, with 26 more on the ground and  a touchdown. Continue reading ‘Darren Sproles electrifies, ignites Philadelphia Eagles to comeback victory over Indianapolis Colts (GIFs)’

Philadelphia Eagles – Indianapolis Colts MNF game has potential to be a shootout

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We’re coming to the close of Week 2 in the NFL, and significant injuries have already been unkind to many teams, the Philadelphia Eagles and Indianapolis Colts included. Philadelphia will play Indianapolis in Lucas Oil stadium, where Andrew Luck has a 13-3 record since being drafted by the team as the first overall pick three years ago. Will homefield advantage be the edge that the Colts need?

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Charlie Sheen enters the scene in LeSean McCoy bad tip hoopla

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Charlie Sheen jumping into the fray on the LeSean McCoy tip ‘scandal’? Okay, ish just got cray.

The level of attention that has been given to the fact that Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy chose to leave a twenty cent tip at burger joint PYT is astounding. And the story is still going, as Hollywood celebrity Charlie Sheen has oddly entered the scene of the story.

On Monday, the restaurant’s owner made the questionable decision of posting McCoy’s receipt from the establishment on social media in an attempt to publicly shame the NFL star for leaving a poor tip. Continue reading ‘Charlie Sheen enters the scene in LeSean McCoy bad tip hoopla’

Wild ride sees Philadelphia Eagles land on top in opener against Jacksonville Jaguars

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Chip: ‘I booed myself’

It was truly a tale of first halves. The first half was a nightmare; the second, a revelation. Seriously, weren’t they playing Jacksonville? Why were the Philadelphia Eagles such a mess? Continue reading ‘Wild ride sees Philadelphia Eagles land on top in opener against Jacksonville Jaguars’

A new phase, a new season for the Philadelphia Eagles

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Matthew is one!

Philly Sports Muse is proud to introduce Matthew & Me, an occasional column that will look at the Philadelphia Eagles team and fandom through the leans of parenthood and my son. Today, Matthew’s transition into toddlerhood gives inspiration to anticipating the 2014 Eagles team. 

One year ago at this time, I was mother to a one-month old baby. I was exhausted, overwhelmed, but elated with my baby boy. And, I freely admit, I had absolutely no idea what I was doing. Even in the haze of the most significant life event I’d ever experienced as a backdrop, I could not wait for Eagles football. Continue reading ‘A new phase, a new season for the Philadelphia Eagles’