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Philadelphia Eagles uninspired, undisciplined in critical loss to Washington Redskins

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Sanchez Inaction Figure, via @RobTornoe of the Inquirer

There are few times when I am rendered speechless, but the Philadelphia Eagles’ 27-24 loss to the lowly Washington Redskins–with absolutely everything on the line–has left me as such. As RG3 , DeSean Jackson and Jay Gruden yuk it up, celebrate the win and agree to let bygones be bygones, Philadelphia has some serious soul-searching to do. The lack of discipline has cost the team its third-straight game and revealed an uncomfortable reality: this is not a very good team. While we shake our heads at the frustration of being Philadelphia sports fans, this is a team that is very lucky to have a winning record. But, the luck seems to have finally worn out. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles uninspired, undisciplined in critical loss to Washington Redskins’

Philadelphia Eagles trounce Tennessee Titans with big win at the Linc

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LeSean McCoy found his footing in the Philadelphia Eagles’ 43-24 victory over the Titans.

It started with Josh Huff returning the opening kickoff for a 107-yard touchdown for a franchise record. From the opening seconds of the game onward, the Philadelphia Eagles led the Tennessee Titans and never looked back, winning the match-up handily with a final score of 43-24. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles trounce Tennessee Titans with big win at the Linc’

Loss for words: Philadelphia Eagles’ humiliating defeat in Green Bay

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Lambeau Field was not kind to the Eagles, and the same treatment brutal should be expected should the team make the playoffs.

Almost 24 hours following the Philadelphia Eagles’ humiliating 53-20 loss to the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field, I’m still struggling to find the words to describe the game.

So let’s see what others are saying. It’s worth noting that even the harshest words don’t come close to fully describing how awful the game was. Continue reading ‘Loss for words: Philadelphia Eagles’ humiliating defeat in Green Bay’

WATCH: Darren Sproles’ punt return for touchdown against Panthers

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Cam. Woah Cam. The turf at the Linc is what Cam Newton will remember most from his trip to Philadelphia to face the Eagles on Monday Night Football.

Cam. Woah Cam. The turf at the Linc is what Cam Newton will remember most from his trip to Philadelphia for Monday Night Football.

It was a game with many, many Philadelphia Eagles highlights, as the team extended its record to 7-2 with the 45-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Monday night. Blowout games tend to serve as highlight reels for the team doing the blowing out. Continue reading ‘WATCH: Darren Sproles’ punt return for touchdown against Panthers’

Philadelphia Eagles survive heart attack-inducing late comeback by St. Louis Rams

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The Eagles turned a game that should have put the St. Louis Rams away early into a contest that went down to the wire. Once holding a commanding 34-7 lead, the Rams went on a 21-0 run in the second half to come to an uncomfortably close 34-28. All this while St. Louis was led by Austin Davis, a quarterback making only his fourth start.

The cartoon above perfectly illustrates the experience of every single Philadelphia Eagles fan, every game this year, courtesy of Rob Tornoe of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Seriously, though. There has to be an easier way. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles survive heart attack-inducing late comeback by St. Louis Rams’