What a training camp it has been thus far for the Philadelphia Flyers and their proud orange clad fans. The world has seen glimpses of the Flyers future at the Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ for the past five days. Will all these prospects work out? Maybe not, but some will. Throughout the duration of […]Read more "The Future looks bright on Day 5 of Flyers Training Camp"
On April 4, 2003, a 24-year-old kid from Pasadena, California stepped into the box for the first time as a Philadelphia Phillie. He was subsequently punched out by Pirates’ pitcher Jeff Suppan. 20 days later, in his first Big League start, things went a little differently, as the lefty second baseman got a hold of […]Read more "Dear Phillies fans: It’s time to stop the standing ovations for Chase Utley"
The narrative heading into week three of the regular season is crystal clear by this point. The Eagles have struggled for two consecutive weeks to run the ball and the signs of an unbalanced offense are only growing more alarming by the day. What happened to LeGarrette Blount? How will things change in the upcoming […]Read more "Is Doug Pederson’s focus on breaking the norm suffocating the Eagles offense?"
If Flyers fans have been watching closely, over the past 3 days, Coach Dave Hakstol has divided the team into the Flyers and the prospects / Phantoms. The team was divided up originally in a random pairing to get some of the rookies a chance to showcase against the pros and see what they got, […]Read more "Training Camp Update: Forwards are set, Let the Defensemen battle begin"
We knew things weren’t going to go overly well for Georgia State when they went into Beaver Stadium this past weekend. We knew that the Panthers were overmatched on both sides of the ball, and hadn’t had much success since moving to the FBS level. I don’t think any of us really knew how lopsided […]Read more "Four Things We Learned In Penn State’s Week 3 Shutout Victory Over Georgia State"
We see it all too often in sports, athletes going down way before they hit the prime of their careers. Barry Sanders, and how much greater he could have been. Glenn Coffee, the 49ers running back who decided to sacrifice for his country as opposed to his football team. Arguably the greatest boxer ever to […]Read more "Are Anthony Stolarz’ days numbered in a Flyers Uniform?"
I turned on sports radio yesterday morning on my 25-minute drive into work. It took me all of 30 seconds to switch to a music station. I couldn’t bear the Monday morning overreactions and calling for players’ and coaches’ jobs. After a hard-fought 27-20 loss at the hands of the Kansas City Chiefs, the Philadelphia […]Read more "A closer look at the four drives that decided the outcome of Eagles week two loss to Chiefs"
The Eagles traveled to Kansas City on Sunday to take on former coach Andy Reid. They left with their first loss of the year. For the first 40 minutes of the game, the Eagles went toe-to-toe with the AFC heavyweight. They didn’t close out the game as well and ultimately lost 27-20. Every game is […]Read more "Ten Takeaways from the Eagles week 2 loss in Kansas City"
Here we sit with the fourth day of Philadelphia Flyers Training Camp in the books. The players are trying to outwit their tiredness and the feelings that their feet are falling off from skating. This is all part of the job, and all the players seem to be embracing the idea of the youth infusion. […]Read more "Vets steal the show: Three takeaways from day four of Flyers Training Camp"
Week one came and went and Doug Pederson was left facing the same criticisms as he was one year ago. Some questionable play-calling went hand-in-hand with a completely unbalanced offense that almost mirrored what we saw with Ryan Mathews at the helm. Seven days later and it’s those same criticisms wrapping their roots around the […]Read more "Ignoring the Achilles Heel: Who is responsible for Eagles backfield bedlam?"