Monday, August 18, 2014
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Commercial sends wrong message
But he takes his job seriously.
I'm guessing McCoy will figure out there has to be a better way of pitching a household product than to mock the NFL's performance enhancing substance program.
Here it is:
Poking fun at the program basically insults Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL Players Association, who helped craft it for the safety of players.
The press conference thing and the breaking news angle are interesting. The content insults the NFL, the union and their attempts to deal with a serious issue. And it sets a poor example for youth.
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Sunday, August 10, 2014
Eagles practice at Franklin Field
While admission is by ticket only, with a little luck you might be able to score some of the free passes from people who don't want to battle the crowd. Luck is the operative word.
LeSean McCoy reaches out to fans.
The VIP guest list today includes Eagles great Chuck Bednarik, who played on the 1960 championship team here.
Among the sights and sounds:
Marcus Smith and Mark Sanchez sign autographs.
Among other Eagles greats, Pete Retzlaff, Chuck Bednarik.
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Thursday, August 7, 2014
McCoy says 'yes' to 2,000 rushing yards
But after O.J. Simpson broke the 2,000-yard rushing barrier in barely 14 games in 1973, seven others have done it, most recently Adrian Peterson in 2012.
Eagles running back LeSean McCoy clearly wants to be No. 8 judging by the tweet he sent on his certified Twitter account.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Patriots repulse Cary Williams
Williams respects his head coach. He just doesn't feel the same way about the Patriots having put up with their arrogance and rules-stretching antics during a tour with the Baltimore Ravens.
If the Patriots even think about messing with Williams next week they're asking for trouble,.
"I don’t care about whether they come after me or not,” Williams said. “That doesn’t scare me. My mentality has never been a punk, never been a guy that’s going to be a scared guy. I don’t play this game in fear … at all. I fear no man. As far as I’m concerned, hey, you put your pants on as well as I put my pants on. So we’re going to man-up when we get there.”
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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Matthews leaping every little hurdle
No pass catcher has shown more improvement here than the 6-3, 209-pound product of Vanderbilt who set SEC receiving record after SEC receiving record.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Greene whispering 'sweet nothings' to Smith
Greene led the league in sacks in two different seasons and with 160 quarterback drops, trails only Bruce Smith and the late Reggie White on the all-time NFL list.
With Davis' blessing, Greene was brought in Sunday to tutor the Birds pass rushers including rookie Marcus Smith.
"Athletic as all get-out, no doubt," Green said. "He brings a lot of skills, a big skills set to the table. I'm whispering sweet nothings in his ear every chance I can.
"It feels good to be part of Philadelphia for a couple days and try to impart some wisdom on these green kids."
Greene is buds with Davis, who coached him during his 15-year playing career.
The Hall of Fame induction ceremonies were held Saturday. Greene is staying through Tuesday.