Bring the Eagles Training Camp Back to Lehigh!

Kicker David Akers signs autographs at camp in 2008. Photo by Matt Rourke/AP

I feel sorry for the younger generation of Eagles fans — and not just because our beloved team hasn’t won a playoff game in nearly a decade. The July humidity has me feeling nostalgic for when the sun and the Eagles’ fortunes were bright. The two places my mind tends to wander when reminiscing about halcyon childhood summers: the Shore (duh), and Eagles training camp in Bethlehem, where the team got into game shape for 17 glorious Augusts from 1996 through 2012. Read more »

We Would Like to Welcome Jon Dorenbos’ New Wife to Philly

Jon Dobrenos and his new wife Annalise Dale at their wedding in Mexico. | Photo courtesy the happy couple

I, for one, can’t wait until the start of Eagles season. No, it’s not because I’ve suddenly become a die-hard fan — I’m one of those annoying fair-weather bandwagoners — but because the new Eagles season will hopefully mean that we’ll get to see Jon Dorenbos’ new wife around town on the regular. Read more »

Eagles-Cowboys Game Updates

Photo by: USA Today Sports.

Photo by: USA Today Sports.

The Eagles will wrap up the 2016 regular season today as they take on the NFC East champion Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles look to finish the season at 7-9 on the season in a game that has very little meaning for the team. Earlier in the season, the Cowboys edged the Eagles in overtime at AT&T Stadium, 29-23. We’ll periodically update this thread throughout the game with highlights and drive summaries. Feel free to jump in the comments below. Read more »

Eagles-Giants Game Updates

Carson Wentz. (USA Today Sports)

Carson Wentz. (USA Today Sports)

The Eagles look to play the Grinch tonight as they host one of their division rivals, the New York Giants, at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles look to go 6-9 on the season and stop a five-game losing streak. The Giants can clinch a spot in the playoffs with a win tonight. Earlier in the season, the Giants edged the Eagles at MetLife Stadium, 28-23. We’ll periodically update this thread throughout the game with highlights and drive summaries. Feel free to jump in the comments below. Read more »

Eagles-Ravens Games Updates

Photo by: USA Today Sports.

Photo by: USA Today Sports.

BALTIMORE — The Eagles hope to keep their playoff hopes somewhat alive as they travel to take on the Baltimore Ravens in the team’s final road game of the regular season. The Eagles look to go 6-8 on the season and avoid going under .500 for the second straight year. The Ravens are currently a game behind the Steelers for first place in the AFC North. We’ll periodically update this thread throughout the game with highlights and drive summaries. Feel free to jump in the comments below. Read more »

Eagles-Redskins Game Updates

Nelson Agholor. (Jeff Fusco)

Nelson Agholor. (Jeff Fusco)

The Eagles hope to stay in the NFC playoff hunt as they host the Washington Redskins in the team’s first NFC East game at home this season. The Eagles look to go 6-7 on the season and win their first division game of the year. The Redskins are currently on the outside of the NFC playoff picture after losing to the Arizona Cardinals last week. We’ll periodically update this thread throughout the game with highlights and drive summaries. Feel free to jump in the comments below. Read more »

Eagles-Bengals Game Updates

Lincoln Financial Field. (USA Today Sports)

Lincoln Financial Field. (USA Today Sports)

The Eagles hope to stay in the NFC playoff hunt and return to .500 as they travel to Cincinnati to take on the Bengals. The Eagles look to go 6-6 on the season. Jordan Matthews is out, while Nelson Agholor is active. Matthew has never missed a game due to injury in college or the NFL until today (h/t Adam Schefter). We’ll periodically update this thread throughout the game with highlights and drive summaries. Feel free to jump in the comments below. Read more »

Eagles-Packers Game Updates

Carson Wentz. (Jeff Fusco)

Carson Wentz. (Jeff Fusco)

The Eagles hope to stay above .500 with a win over the Green Bay Packers tonight on Monday Night Football. The Eagles look to go 6-5 on the season, and stay alive in the hunt for a Wild Card spot in the NFC Playoffs. We know Nelson Agholor will be inactive for tonight’s game, marking the debut of rookie Paul Turner. We’ll periodically update this thread throughout the game with highlights and drive summaries. Feel free to jump in the comments below. Read more »

Eagles-Seahawks Game Updates

Photo by: Jeff Fusco

Photo by: Jeff Fusco

The Eagles hope to continue their winning ways as they travel to Seattle to take on the Seahawks. The Eagles look to go 6-4 on the season and get a win on the road, something they haven’t been able to do since Week 2 against the Chicago Bears. We’ll periodically update this thread throughout the game with highlights and drive summaries. Feel free to jump in the comments below. Read more »

Is Malcolm Jenkins a Model for Protesting in the Age of Trump?

Malcolm Jenkins. (Jeff Fusco)

Malcolm Jenkins. (Jeff Fusco)

Malcolm Jenkins looks tired.

The Eagles have just wrapped up a practice on the Thursday after Election Day at the NovaCare complex in South Philly, and Jenkins settles into a dark leather chair in the corner of a small spare office. He’s wearing a black long-sleeve shirt, black pants, and a black Eagles T-shirt that looks like it’s made of those synthetic fibers that are supposed to make you sweat less when you exercise.

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