1. Philadelphia 76ers Win the Lottery, Get Second Overall Pick in Draft

    Entering the lottery, the Sixers were slated as the sixth-worst team in the league. Given that dubious distinction, there was only a six percent chance they would move up as high as the second overall pick, but that is exactly what happened...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 614 reads 1 comments

  2. Wilson Valdez Likely Axed with Return of Jimmy Rollins

    With Jimmy Rollins slated to make his return to the lineup, someone will have to face the axe in order to make room on the roster...

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  3. Phillies' Closer Brad Lidge Gets Some Good News After Elbow MRI

    If you listened closely enough this past Wednesday, you could hear the collective groan of a city when we were all informed that Brad Lidge would be leaving Denver in the middle of ...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 215 reads 1 comments

  4. Is Marty Mornhinweg To Blame for Shortening Brian Westbrook's Career?

    I don't think Marty Mornhinweg did his best Tonya Harding impression and had someone take out Brian Westbrook's knees and ankles, but with the revelation from DeSean Jackson that Mornhinweg ...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 1,542 reads 10 comments

  5. Carlos Ruiz Day-to-Day with Sprained Knee

    The injury bug continues to bite at the Phillies as another starter is down and could miss a few days after Carlos Ruiz sprained his right knee Wednesday against the Rockies...

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  6. Philadelphia Phillies Expect To Have Jimmy Rollins Back Monday

    According to assistant GM Scott Proefrock via Matt Gelb and his Twitter feed, the Phillies expect to have Jimmy Rollins back next week when they start a seven-game homestand beginning ...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 519 reads 7 comments

  7. Philadelphia Eagles' DeSean Jackson and Marty Mornhinweg Both in the Wrong

    Something tells me Sporting News might want to interview DeSean Jackson a couple more times this week if at all possible...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 1,033 reads 6 comments

  8. Will the Philadelphia Phillies Try To Move Shane Victorino To Keep Jayson Werth?

    According to Howard Eskin and his brand new Twitter feed, the Phillies are seriously considering trading Shane Victorino in order to free up some money to resign Jayson Werth...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 1,995 reads 23 comments

  9. Philadelphia Eagles Brought in Dick Jauron To Replace Sean McDermott?

    Back in 2003, Andy Reid brought in his old friend Marty Mornhinweg after he was fired as the head coach of the Detroit Lions. Since Brad Childress was already named the offensive coordinator, Mornhinweg was given the title of "Senior Assistant...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 1,628 reads 13 comments

  10. Time for DeSean Jackson to Stop Talking to the Media

    If there's one constant amongst the mainstream Philly media, and even, to a certain degree, the national media, it's that they love to have one guy they constantly berate and use as a scapegoat...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 892 reads 25 comments

  11. John Henderson Unlikely To Become an Eagle

    All across the blogosphere there seem to be rumors of John Henderson finding his way to Philadelphia and entering the rotation at defensive tackle with Brodrick Bunkley and Mike Patterson...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 564 reads 2 comments

  12. Philadelphia Eagles Should Have Open Competition at Quarterback

    Once Donovan McNabb was shipped off to the Washington Redskins, Kevin Kolb was immediately named the team's starting quarterback. There was no debate, there was no competition, and no one really seemed to question it...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 809 reads 35 comments

  13. Five Burning Questions Heading into Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp

    With training camp the next big event of the NFL offseason, and not much else going on right now, let's take a look at the issues facing the Eagles for the upcoming season in no particular order...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 2,417 reads 6 comments

  14. Macho Harris Penciled in As Starter at Free Safety

    Even though he lost his job halfway through the season and the Eagles used a second-round pick on a guy they expect to one day be a starter, Macho Harris is still set to be the man at free safety...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 700 reads 0 comments

  15. Philadelphia Eagles' QB Michael Vick Could Still Wind Up With the Buffalo Bills

    So far this offseason, thanks in large part to the prominence of restricted free agents and because of the lapse of the CBA, there have been more trades than in recent memory...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 2,062 reads 12 comments

  16. DeSean Jackson Might Not Fit Philadelphia Eagles' New-Look Offense

    All of the talk surrounding the Eagles this offseason has been the departure of Donovan McNabb and the beginning of the Kevin Kolb era...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 2,289 reads 9 comments

  17. Victor Abiamiri Has Knee Surgery, Could Miss 2010 Season Opener

    If Victor Abiamiri's future with the Eagles wasn't cloudy enough, it's not going to help that he will be heading into the 2010 season with little to no workout time as he recovers from microfracture knee surgery he had done on February 9...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 151 reads 1 comments

  18. Ricky Sapp To Play SAM Linebacker, Not Defensive End, for Philadelphia Eagles

    As I reported last week, Ricky Sapp, one of the Eagles' fifth-round draft picks, will not be playing defensive end as he did in college at Clemson...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 665 reads 9 comments

  19. Philadelphia Eagles Sign Kevin Kolb To One-Year Extension

    It couldn't have been any longer because of the goofy rules in an uncapped season, but the Eagles did what they could and signed quarterback Kevin Kolb to a one-year extension that will pay him a guaranteed $12...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  20. Philadelphia Eagles Trying Desperately To Replace Sav Rocca

    Sav Rocca continues to break records as the Eagles' punter, but that's more a testament to the lack of talent at the position throughout the team's history than it is to Rocca's play...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 1,476 reads 8 comments

  21. Philadelphia Eagles' 2010 Week-By-Week Predictions

    Now that the draft has wrapped up and rosters are, for the most part, a reflection of what players teams will field in September, it's appropriate to look at how the season could shape up for this brand new Eagles team...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 2,393 reads 62 comments

  22. Juqua Parker Not Likely To Remain a Philadelphia Eagle

    With the Eagles drafting three defensive ends in last week's draft, it appears as though they're gearing up to replace the old man of the defensive line: Juqua Parker...

    Bob Cunningham Written by Bob Cunningham about 4 years ago 313 reads 2 comments

  23. Jeff Garcia, Darren Sharper Not in Eagles' Plans

    Heading into the draft the Eagles had a need at free safety and backup quarterback, among many others. Two veterans, Darren Sharper and Jeff Garcia, were rumored to be the solutions to those problems, but that appears highly unlikely anymore...

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  24. 2010 NFL Draft: Eagles Get Six Value Picks, Reach Three Times

    According to Tony Pauline's (of SI.com) player rankings, the Eagles had a fairly successful draft with six picks he would rank as value picks, and three guys he would call a reach...

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  25. Reactions on Eagles' Picks in Rounds Four and Five

    After taking one guy per round in the first, second, and third, the Eagles have since made six picks in the fourth and fifth rounds. Of those picks, half have been offense and half have been defense...

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