Five Fantasy Football Sleepers from the NFC East

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By: Ron Lebya
Fantasy Football drafts can be an extremely stressful time for the casual fantasy football player. One night of selecting players can make or break a fantasy year while the season hasn’t even started. With the growing popularity of fantasy sports, players will find themselves in leagues filled with knowledgeable opponents and it can be tough to get an edge on even a casual fantasy player. Here is a list of sleepers that have the potential to help a fantasy football team and come at a serious value during a draft. Continue reading ‘Five Fantasy Football Sleepers from the NFC East’

Cruisin’ around the East: NFC East Predictions for 2014

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By: Gary Splinter
We have one week remaining of the preseason in the NFL, so now is a good time to look at the NFC East in general. Most experts agree that the division is entirely up for grabs one year after Philadelphia was able to make the playoffs under new head coach Chip Kelly. Here is a quick look at each of the other teams, with 2014 regular season projections at the end. Continue reading ‘Cruisin’ around the East: NFC East Predictions for 2014′

Philadelphia Eagles D comes up big in win over Steelers

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LeSean McCoy doing his thing against Pittsburgh on Thursday night. Photo: Drew Hallowell, Philadelphia Eagles.

It was only the first preseason win for the Philadelphia Eagles after three games, but it came right on time with the Birds’ 31-21 defeat over the Pittsburgh Steelers. During their preseason home opener on Thursday night, the starters on both sides of the ball put in a strong showing to ease lingering concerns as the regular season looms near. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles D comes up big in win over Steelers’

Morning Muse: Philadelphia Eagles defense needs to bring the pressure, and quickly

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The Philadelphia Eagles lost to the New England Patriots 42-35 on Friday night in Foxboro, falling to 0-2 in the preseason. The days of saying, “It’s just the preseason,” quickly fade as the Birds prepare for the all-important third preseason game on Thursday night at home against the Steelers. It all seems so similar to last season–growing confidence in the offense, continuing concern about the defense. And then there’s Alex Henery. Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Philadelphia Eagles defense needs to bring the pressure, and quickly’

Morning Muse: The Philadelphia Eagles player with the most buzz following the first preseason game is…

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The Philadelphia Eagles lost to the Chicago Bears in their preseason debut on Friday night, 34-28. The ones showed a lot of rust, with Nick Foles throwing two interceptions in the first quarter and the offense racking up 8 penalties for 79 yards. But there was some good, including on special teams with Josh Huff’s 102-yard kickoff return touchdown. Here’s a look at some of the best post-game discussion and dissection from the weekend:

A good rundown of what stood out–for better or for worse–from 2014 Eagles preseason game #1 – CSNPhilly Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: The Philadelphia Eagles player with the most buzz following the first preseason game is…’