The Philadelphia secondary received a massive face-lift this offseason. After saying farewell to Eagles legend Malcolm Jenkins, Rodney McLeod will become the de facto veteran voice of a new wave of Philly safeties. The team will now have to cobble together a lineup that has limited experience playing together during what is already a shortened […]Read more "Eagles Positional Spotlight: Safeties"
One day after releasing former Vikings Safety Andrew Sendejo, the Eagles have signed…former Vikings safety Marcus Epps. The two were released at an almost identical time so in essence, it’s almost like a trade. The Eagles will regain a fourth-round compensatory pick in next year’s NFL Draft due to the release of Andrew Sendejo, and […]Read more "Instant analysis: Eagles sign former Vikings Safety"
Tuesday night in a fourth round US Open Cup matchup, the Philadelphia Union showcased an offensive clinic on their way to a 5-0 home victory against USL’s Richmond Kickers. Goals from David Accam, Marcus Epps, and Jay Simpson solidified the monumental win for Jim Curtin’s side.Read more "Philadelphia find scoring boots, crush Richmond 5-0 in Fourth Round US Open Cup victory"
The Union cruised to a huge 5-0 win against Montreal Impact in Game two of Suncoast Invitational.Montreal used this preseason friendly as an exercise to play their new/young players, and trialists to see how they would fare. Philadelphia took the opposite approach playing 9/11ths of what could be their starting 11. There was a lot […]Read more "Preseason Match Recap: Philadelphia Union 5 – 0 Montreal Impact In Game two of Suncoast Invitational"
Four weeks away from the 2018 season opener and the Union roster has pretty much been finalized, sans for a new number 10 if we’re lucky. The Union are deeper at winger this season than they’ve been in quite a while and their starting duo could be the best combo they’ve ever fielded to start […]Read more "Union Starting 11 Preview: 2018 Wingers"
Last week, Earnie Stewart and Jim Curtin were in Los Angeles watching the MLS combine games. One right side of one team impressed head coach Jim Curtin so much that he said: “I’ll take that whole right side.” He said this as a joke, but a few days later that is exactly what happened. The […]Read more "Philadelphia Union draftee profiles: Marcus Epps & Aaron Jones"