Week 2 Open Thread: The Early Games

Photo courtesy of USA Today

Photo courtesy of USA Today

The main is event is at 4:25. Until then, might as well take in the undercard. There are a few decent games on tap, including two that involve NFC East teams. The Falcons, fresh off their win over the Eagles, are at the Giants, while Washington plays host to Nick Foles and the Rams.

Kick back, enjoy and feel free to join in the conversation below.

Three-And-Out: Eagles-Cowboys Predictions

Photo Credit: Jeff Fusco

Photo Credit: Jeff Fusco


McManus: Bennie Logan

The Cowboys offensive line is so good, some say, that you can plug just about any back behind it and the machine will still hum. This theory was presented to Bennie Logan at his locker stall following practice earlier this week.

“Oh, cool,” he deadpanned. “Do you buy into it?”

Not really. Do you?

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Afternoon Roundup: Super Bowl Predictions

Chip Kelly

Opinions about the Eagles’ chances this season are all over the place.  ESPN has them ninth in their power rankings. Pro Football Talk has them all the way down at 14. Other outlets slot them anywhere in-between.

And then there is Adam Schefter and Joe Banner, who have the Eagles at the very top.

“They are the team that I anointed. They are my Super Bowl pick in the NFC,” said Schefter during an appearance on 97.5 The Fanatic. “I don’t mean to make Philadelphia get their hopes up because predictions are usually the surest way to look silly. But I believe they’re good enough to have that kind of season. I really do.
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Eagles Add Third QB, Announce Practice Squad

Photo by: Jeff Fusco.

Photo by: Jeff Fusco.

The Eagles added a third quarterback by claiming Stephen Morris and announced their 10-man practice squad today.

Morris, who signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2014, spent his entire rookie season on the team’s practice squad. At the University of Miami, Morris threw for 7,896 passing yards and became the second quarterback in school history to have multiple 3,000-yard passing seasons. Read more »

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