1. NFL Week 6: B/R's FC Showdown—Heads Up!

    NFL Week 6 had one prevailing theme: concussions. No less than a half-dozen players had to be taken off the field after having their bells rung, with one—Philadelphia WR DeSean Jackson—suffering severe memory loss from his...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about over 3 years ago 310 reads 1 comments

  2. B/R's NFL FC Showdown For Week 5: Goin' South

    NFL Week 5 saw the Kansas City Chiefs (the last remaining unbeaten team in the NFL) take their first loss, the Green Bay Packers nearly see their season flash before their eyes, and, ...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 877 reads 0 comments

  3. B/R's NFL FC Showdown for Week 4: Progress Reports

    Among other things, NFL Week 4 saw the Michael Vick vs. Kevin Kolb circus come full circle, the Indianapolis Colts equal their 2009 loss total, the ghost of Jimmy Raye doom the San Francisco 49ers, and a sextet of 2-2 teams claim divisional supremacy...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 4,333 reads 4 comments

  4. Redskins vs. Eagles: Live Blog, Stats, and Analysis

    FINAL SCORE: Redskins 17, Eagles 12 Today marks Donovan McNabb 's return to Philly, as the Washington Redskins travel to battle the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 4's most talked-about game...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 2,089 reads 13 comments

  5. B/R's NFL FC Showdown for Week 3: Just Kickin' It

    NFL Week 3 saw Sebastian Janikowski and Garrett Hartley blow it, Tony Romo and Brett Favre get their teams off the schneid, and Braylon Edwards rebound from a DUI to play a big role in the New York Jets’ Sunday night win over the Miami Dolphins...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 489 reads 0 comments

  6. B/R's NFL FC Showdown for Week 2: Gone To the Dogs?

    NFL Week 2 saw Peyton Manning bitch-slap Eli Manning in Manning Bowl II, Donovan McNabb have a 400-yard game but lose thanks in part to his kicker successfully being iced, and multiple starting quarterbacks get the hook...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 1,244 reads 2 comments

  7. B/R's NFL FC Showdown for Week 1: Lions and Bengals and Birds, Oh My!

    Hello everyone, and welcome to the inaugural edition of B/R's NFL FC Showdown, a new quasi-column here in the Bleachers...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 95 reads 2 comments

  8. NFLPA and Muze Connects Release the Echoes Shirt For Concussion Research

    September 15 is the birth date of many famous folks, including Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino. On the 2010 calendar, that date was also a big day for Marino's gridiron brothers in the NFL Players Association...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 345 reads 1 comments

  9. Jamaal Jackson Successors: Six Potential Stopgaps for the Philadelphia Eagles

    On Monday, the Philadelphia Eagles confirmed what had been speculated rampantly over the last 24 hours: both fullback Leonard Weaver and center Jamaal Jackson will be out for the season...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 3,552 reads 13 comments

  10. Bay of Pain: Philadelphia Eagles Lose Jamaal Jackson, Leonard Weaver for Season?

    Michael Vick almost led a heroic second half comeback for the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, but in the end, the Birds succumbed to the Green Bay Packers 27-20 in the 2010 opener...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 2,075 reads 3 comments

  11. Green Bay Packers vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Live Blog, Stats, and Analysis

    What's good NFL Fans? I'm Lou DiPietro, NFC Team Leader and Philadelphia Eagles Featured Columnist here at B/R, and below is the text of my live blog for the Week 1 tilt between the ...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 3,865 reads 14 comments

  12. 2010 NFL Predictions: What Are The "X-Factors" For All 16 NFC Teams?

    As of today, it's on. The 2010 NFL season has kicked off, and every team’s fan base gleams with optimism...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 1,922 reads 6 comments

  13. Meet The Philadelphia Eagles' 2010 Practice Squad, Version One

    Every NFL team has a “second roster,” that being the practice squad—a group of up to eight players who are allowed to participate in every team activity except the big one: playing on Sundays...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 3,735 reads 10 comments

  14. Final Clippings: Predicting The Philadelphia Eagles' 53-Man Roster

    The Philadelphia Eagles closed their preseason on Thursday night with a 21-17 loss to the New York Jets. More important than the score were the final impressions made, and now the Birds ...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 3,125 reads 12 comments

  15. Philadelphia Eagles Secondary: Does Macho's Move Mean Curtains For Kurt Coleman?

    On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Eagles made official a move that many have expected for a couple weeks—and may have unofficially made the first of their final roster cuts an easy one...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 1,979 reads 5 comments

  16. Philadelphia Eagles Head To KC: Five Players Who Need Big Games

    Philadelphia Eagles vs. Kansas City Chiefs is set for Friday night at Arrowhead Stadium, and it will be the third preseason tilt for the 2010 Birds...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 2,779 reads 8 comments

  17. Southbound and Up: The Top 10 Offseason Moves In The NFC South

    2010 is a big season for the NFC South. On one end are the defending Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints, who return 20 of their 22 starters and are poised to make a run at back-to-back Lombardi Trophies...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 1,513 reads 10 comments

  18. Seven Observations From The Philadelphia Eagles' Trip To Cincinnati

    Philadelphia Eagles vs. Cincinnati Bengals in NFL Preseason Week 2 didn’t turn out as well as the Birds had hoped...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 3,915 reads 39 comments

  19. No Safe(ty) Haven: Are the Philadelphia Eagles Cursed By Brian Dawkins?

    Many believed that the Eagles would have a hard time replacing Brian Dawkins in their defensive backfield…but so far this year, it’s been nearly impossible...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 1,785 reads 6 comments

  20. 10 Observations From The Philadelphia Eagles' Preseason Opener

    The Philadelphia Eagles opened their 2010 preseason Friday night with a 28-27 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 10,451 reads 6 comments

  21. 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame: Meet Floyd Little

    Young children all over the country grow up idolizing their favorite players, wanting to become the next “insert name here.” But when you have a major superstar actually come from your hometown, the fire burns even brighter...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 521 reads 1 comments

  22. TV or Not TV: 10 Awesome Potential Summer 2011 TV Pilots for NFL Stars

    Can’t get enough of the NFL, even during the summer? No big deal, just turn on VH1 for a couple episodes of Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch or The T.O. Show...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 2,247 reads 10 comments

  23. Five Bizarre Questions for the Philadelphia Eagles' Training Camp

    Training camp is officially underway! The Philadelphia Eagles began reporting to Lehigh University on Tuesday, as rookies and selected veterans convened for the first time...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 7,057 reads 9 comments

  24. Philadelphia Eagles' Fantasy Football Preview: 5 To Watch and 5 To Avoid

    Training camp is right around the corner, which means that Fantasy Football season is now also upon us. Many leagues still have plenty of time to draft, and of course, many things can factor into the rankings in the pages that follow...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 3,125 reads 3 comments

  25. Philadelphia Eagles Preview: The Birds, According To Madden NFL '11

    Those who know me know that I am a Madden freak. I’ve loved football video games since my dad put Tecmo Bowl in my hands in 1988, and still bust out Madden ’96 now and then ...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about almost 4 years ago 6,362 reads 15 comments