Category: WIP in Philadelphia

Chip Kelly Says the NFL Draft Went Too Slow for Him

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

In Chip Kelly's first NFL season, he has already implemented a number of changes to the Eagles. He hands out smoothies to his players when they come off the practice field, he has sped up some things on the practice field and he has changed the attitude in Philadelphia. This ...

DeSean Jackson: I’m Honored That my Game-Winning Punt Return vs. Giants was Voted NFL’s ‘Greatest Play Ever

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

The people voted and somehow DeSean Jackson now owns the rights to the greatest play in NFL history. Fan voting can cause some bizarre results, but the Eagles fans got out there and made sure their guy won the contest. There were over 58 million who voted for Jackson's play and ...

Connor Barwin Discusses Joining Philadelphia, Reason Behind His Drop in Production Last Year

Monday, March 25th, 2013

The Philadelphia Eagles needed to make serious changes on defense after a disappointing 4-12 season last year. Connor Barwin inked a deal in Philadelphia for six years and it has a base value of $36 million with a maximum value of $40 million. Barwin joins cornerback Cary Williams and safety Kenny Phillips ...

Michael Young is Happy to be With the Phillies and Feels Comfortable With the Transition to Third Base

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

The Philadelphia Phillies acquired seven-time All-Star infielder Michael Young from the Texas Rangers for two relief pitchers back in December. Young agreed to waive his no-trade clause and head to Philadelphia and everything is going to plan so far. He's out on a mission to prove that this 36-year-old can still ...

After Back-To-Back Wins Over Top-Five Teams, Jay Wright Is Preparing His Team To Be Ready For Attention

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

The college basketball world has been turned upside down this past week thanks to Villanova. The Wildcats had back-to-back victories against a pair of top-five opponents last week. Nova followed its upset of Louisville on Tuesday night by also shocking Syracuse on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats are now 13-7 overall ...

Chip Kelly Faces Challenge in Moving from College to the NFL “Head On”

Monday, January 21st, 2013

After a very exhaustive coaching search this offseason the Philadelphia Eagles finally got their man. Their first target was Chip Kelly. It initially appeared that Kelly made the decision to return to Oregon. But somehow, in one last attempt to lure Kelly away from college football, Philadelphia found a way to ...

Peter Laviolette: It Will be a Challenge for Teams to be Consistent in a Lockout-Shortened Season

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Somehow and some way the NHL lockout has ended. After 113 days, hockey is expected to resume on a national stage in the United States and Canada in the next few weeks. The drop-dead date for the NHL and NHLPA to make a deal was Jan. 11, but the two sides ...

Eagles Defensive Coordinator Todd Bowles: “You’re Not Going To Come In Here And Remove The Sink And Put A New One In”

Friday, October 26th, 2012

The Philadelphia Eagles are underachieving yet again this season with a talented group and some changes were made during the bye week last week that may have shocked some people. Juan Castillo was relieved of his duties as defensive coordinator and secondary coach, Todd Bowles, has been promoted as the ...

LeSean McCoy Claims Eagles Were Upset With Beating Browns By Small Margin, Jeremy Maclin Complains About Replacement Officials

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

The Philadelphia Eagles have one of the most talented rosters in all of football, yet they came out in the first week against the Cleveland Browns and looked anything but a championship contender. Now it's only one game, but the Eagles were sloppy with a combinations of bad penalties, turnovers ...

Nittanyville President Troy Weller: “I am not ashamed to wear my Penn State clothes out in public.”

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

The fallout continues at State College, Pennsylvania. Given the uproar since the Jerry Sandusky verdict and the recent findings in the Freeh Report, the Penn State student organization that oversees the tent village set up outside Gate A at Beaver Stadium before every home game has decided to make a tough ...