Just after midseason, and the Flyers are hitting their stride and stringing together a few quality wins. They’re sitting one point out of a wildcard spot, and four points out of the third spot in the Metropolitan. We’ve seen the emergence of Sean Couturier as the top line center. We’ve seen Claude Giroux and Jake […]Read more "Flyers’ just-after-Midseason Awards"
After every hurdle, every challenge, every setback, this team has faced, the Philadelphia Eagles are just one game away from their Super Bowl appearance in over ten years. While this is a young rosette where over 50% of the players are yet to experience a playoff game, there are those that have been to the very […]Read more "Nine years after his only NFC Championship game, Brent Celek has a shot to win it all with Eagles"
Danick Martel of the Flyers’ AHL-affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, is having nothing short of a career year. He’s third on the team with 26 points in 36 games and sits just two goals back of the league lead with 17. He’s managed to put up impressive numbers despite missing some time after joining the […]Read more "Phantoms Injury Update: Flyers prospect Danick Martel undergoes surgery after vicious hit"
The Philadelphia Eagles and the Minnesota Vikings. Nick Foles and Case Keenum. Two franchises and two quarterbacks whose Super Bowl paths have intertwined again and again over the last few years, culminating in a showdown for the NFC Championship and a shot at the grandest prize of all. Let’s start at the very beginning. The […]Read more "Sleeves, underdogs and miracles: The incredible story of how Eagles and Vikings pushed each other to NFC Championship Game"
Ever since debuting in the NHL, Sean Couturier was pegged as an elite scorer. 96 points in consecutive seasons with the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the QMJHL, and 223 points in 184 games in the same league, and drafted 8th overall by the Flyers, Couturier was destined to be a top guy in whatever system he […]Read more "The driving force behind Sean Couturier’s breakout season for the Flyers"
The Eagles dethroned the defending NFC champion Falcons in a hard fought, defensive battle on Saturday to advance to the NFC Championship game for the first time in 10 years. Here are the 10 biggest takeaways from the win at the Linc: Steady Foles: Nick Foles was everything the Eagles needed him to be […]Read more "10 biggest takeaways from Eagles thrilling playoff win over Falcons"
Well, that was a rollercoaster. A thrilling weekend of playoff action has led to this. The Philadelphia Eagles will play host to the Minnesota Vikings next weekend at Lincoln Financial Field in an NFC Championship bout. Here are some quick takeaways from the matchup. What Vegas says: After a miracle ending against the Saints just […]Read more "Instant analysis: Eagles to host Minnesota Vikings in NFC Championship showdown"
In the days before the Eagles divisional round matchup against the Falcons, Ajayi was one very fired up running back. ‘Ready for war’ was the phrase used by many as the Brit described his mindset coming into this weekend. The Eagles won a tenacious battle at Lincoln Financial Field, but Ajayi’s war is only just […]Read more "The Eagles may have stunned Atlanta but Jay Ajayi is already thinking about next week"
During the Flyers bye week, the NHL announced the all-star teams. One name missing? Flyers Sean Couturier. Sean Couturier is having a career year. Entering yesterday’s game, Couturier had 23 goals and 19 assists. However, he was left off the all-star team. The NHL’s rules state that each team most have at least one representative. […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: No All-Star Game, no problem for Sean Couturier"
It all came down to one drive. With just over one minute left on the clock, the Philadelphia Eagles defense had their backs to the wall. This was nothing new however. The defense has constantly been relied on to turn the tides of a game throughout the season and this was just another opportunity to […]Read more "Hidden heroes and clutch cornerbacks: Inside the Eagles’ biggest defensive stand of the year"