The Philadelphia Eagles have broken the drought. As the first number one seed to be underdogs throughout the playoffs, the Eagles used the disrespect to their advantage and culminated the 2017 season with a shootout victory over Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. While the team has been an underdog […]Read more "Profiling the underdogs behind Eagles miraculous Super Bowl run: Front office & Quarterbacks"
There’s a popular saying when it comes to innovation. “It’s not about who did it first, it’s about who did it right.” When it comes to the Philadelphia Eagles, there may be no phrase more prevalent. Back in 2013, the Eagles made a hire to desperately inject some offensive explosiveness into the franchise. Andy Reid […]Read more "How Doug Pederson fused the best of two offenses together to lead Eagles Super Bowl charge"
Super Bowl 52 is almost upon us and while all eyes are on the chess match between Doug Pederson and Bill Belichick, it’s easy to forget that the two have met in the postseason before. Pederson’s final game as the Chiefs offensive coordinator came against the Patriots in the postseason of 2015. The divisional game […]Read more "How Eagles HC Doug Pederson almost defeated Bill Belichick in 2015 playoffs"
For the first time in 13 years, the Eagles are headed back to the Super Bowl. Once again the Eagles run into the Tom Brady led Patriots who are looking to win back to back championships and their 3rd in 4 years. Brady is the lone Patriot remaining from when these teams met in Super […]Read more "Which Super Bowl team is better, the 2004 or 2017 Philadelphia Eagles?"
The humility of Carson Wentz has been spoken about since the moment he was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles. His ‘first in, last-out’ mentality is balanced with a kindness and sense of calmness that is very rare to find in a league driven by ego and the thrill of competition. Those qualities would have undoubtedly […]Read more "Eagles soar into the Super Bowl without Carson Wentz, but he is still the wind beneath their wings"
Sunday’s NFC Championship game will be a memory that will last a lifetime for fans of the Philadelphia Eagles. 38 unanswered points and a complete demolition job of the Minnesota Vikings. As a writer, I couldn’t help but be ecstatic for the world’s most passionate fanbase. Smiling throughout as I was live-tweeting the game and […]Read more "It’s more than just a game: A personal letter to the Philadelphia Eagles & their fans"
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"
A few months ago, one former NFL GM stated that Doug Pederson was the most unqualified Head Coach in the National Football League. If you’ve forgotten the cutting words of Mike Lombardi, let me jog your memory. “Hey Fred, meet the Eagles’ head coach, Doug Pederson! Now, everybody knows Pederson isn’t a head coach. He […]Read more "Eagles’ Doug Pederson shouldn’t just be a candidate for ‘Coach of the Year’, he should win it"
Resiliency. ‘Next man up.’ Backs against the wall. Doubted by the national media. The Eagles have seen and heard it all before. It was the same gritty underdog mentality that propelled them into the national eye to begin with. The incredible plays, the wonderful quarterback, the dominant defense. Heads were turned and records were burned. […]Read more "With their backs to the wall, Eagles will rely on gritty underdog culture to prove the world wrong"
This year has been a complete rollercoaster for the Eagles, but one that has seen the team rise to a meteoric 13-3 record. Home field advantage throughout the playoffs? Clinched. NFC East? Dominated. First-round bye? Achieved. But now the dust has settled after a final four games that nobody could have predicted…and the Birds are […]Read more "Eagles have a secret formula to build playoff momentum after slow & sloppy end to the season"