Sam Bradford: Pederson’s QB Experience ‘Huge’

Photo By Jeff Fusco

Sam Bradford. (Jeff Fusco)

As the dust settled after the Eagles’ dramatic firing of Chip Kelly in late December, one of the biggest question marks to arise, other than the quest for the team’s next head coach, was how the move would affect the team’s ability to retain Sam Bradford.

“I mean, yeah. I still enjoy the guys on this team, I enjoy the city, I’ve enjoyed my time here. Obviously, I think a lot of it depends on who they hire as a head coach now and what type of offensive system he wants to run,” Bradford said at the time.

Thursday afternoon, addressing the media for the first time since his two-year, $36 million deal was announced Tuesday, Bradford said the Eagles’ decision to bring Doug Pederson aboard as their head coach played a big role in his willingness and desire to remain in Philadelphia. Read more »

10 Philly Billionaires on New Forbes List

From left: Mary Alice Dorrance Malone (Campbell Soup photo); Michael Rubin (Undercover Boss screenshot); John Middleton (AP Photo/Matt Rourke); Richard Yuengling, Jr. (Yuengling publicity photo)

From left: Mary Alice Dorrance Malone (Campbell Soup photo); Michael Rubin (Undercover Boss screenshot); John Middleton (AP Photo/Matt Rourke); Richard Yuengling, Jr. (Yuengling publicity photo)

Forbes magazine just released its list of the Richest People on the Planet in 2016, and although Philly doesn’t have a Mark Zuckerberg, Oprah Winfrey or Jeff Bezos, it does have its fair share of billionaires. Here’s a list of Philly folks who made the list. Read more »

Report: Daniel Jeremiah Interviewed For Personnel Job

Jeffrey Lurie. (Jeff Fusco)

Jeffrey Lurie. (Jeff Fusco)

According to Jimmy Kempski of Philly Voice, the Eagles interviewed NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah for their head of player perosnnel job.

According to Kempski, a spokesperson for the Eagles “confirmed that the interview took place, but said that the Eagles did not make a formal offer.” Read more »

Lurie May Have Lost His Way

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Jeffrey Lurie. (USA Today Sports)

It may have been a ruse and it may have been a miscalculation. Either way, it was one of several moments of late that has shown this owner in an unflattering light. Read more »

Eagles Suspend Search For Personnel Head

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Photo courtesy: USA Today Sports Images

The Eagles have temporarily halted their search for a new personnel exec and are not expected to make a hire until after the draft, a league source confirmed. Read more »

Eagles Wake-Up Call: Stepping From the Shadow

Doug Pederson. (USA Today Sports)

Doug Pederson. (USA Today Sports)

It was a clever line. Almost certainly practiced and prepared, but still, clever.

Doug Pederson must have known the Andy Reid questions would come early and often, so he stepped in front of reporters last week at his introductory press conference with a line sure to be quoted and used as a sound bite.

“This is not an Andy Reid football team and it’s not a Doug Pederson football team,” he said, “this is a Philadelphia Eagle football team.” Read more »

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