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Bradley Cooper and plenty of stars came out for Eagles-Jets at the Linc

Bradley Cooper and plenty of stars came out for Eagles-Jets at the Linc

Eagles tickets remain a hot commodity in Philadelphia ever since the Birds defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52.

There are certain guys in town who don't have to worry about shelling out a couple hundred bucks to watch the Eagles beat up on the likes of the New York Jets. And there were plenty of those VIPs in the house on Sunday at the Linc.

Bradley Cooper was in a suite alongside Eagles owner Jeff Lurie and it appears as if he brought his cute little daughter Lea to her first game.

Plenty of other guys who know a thing or two about big games were in the stands as well. MLB was well represented with hardcore Eagles fan Mike Trout sitting in his normal seats on the field. Bryce Harper was rocking some Eagles green alongside his lineup mate Rhys Hoskins.

And the Sixers were represented by Ben Simmons rocking a No. 25 Eagles jersey alongside comedian Michael Blackson.

The hometown crowd and the stars in attendance were treated to an easy Eagles victory over the Jets. Maybe Bryce, Rhys, Ben, Mike, and Bradley should come to every game from now on because they brought some good luck.

It would have been fun if the Eagles had let Ben or Bryce suit up for the second half. They probably could have gotten an easy sack.

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Eagle Eye podcast: Disciplining DeSean, Mahomes' money, and more

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Eagle Eye podcast: Disciplining DeSean, Mahomes' money, and more

On the latest Eagle Eye podcast, Reuben Frank and Barrett Brooks discuss DeSean Jackson’s Instagram posts and how the Eagles should move forward with discipline.

They also get into the Washington NFL franchise’s expected name change, Pat Mahomes contract and what it means for the Eagles and for Andy Reid, and the effect no preseason games will have on the brand of football we see in the regular season.

(0:52) — Reaction to DeSean Jackson’s social media posts

(16:33) — Patrick Mahomes' new contract extension.

(25:03) — NFLPA pushing for no preseason games.

(33:13) — Eagles Ultimate Team: Who’s the best running back in Eagles history.

(39:13) — Washington reviewing team name.

Chiefs' Andy Reid addresses his future in Kansas City, settles any retirement rumblings

Chiefs' Andy Reid addresses his future in Kansas City, settles any retirement rumblings

Patrick Mahomes is set to be a member of the Kansas City Chiefs until 2031 after signing the most lucrative deal in professional sports history on Monday.

Will Andy Reid also still be a Chief in 2031? The answer might surprise you.

Big Red addressed reporters Tuesday to discuss Mahomes' new deal, which can reach $503 million with different incentives and guarantee mechanisms. Because of the deal's long-reaching nature, the former Eagles head coach Reid was asked whether he also plans on partnering with the Chiefs for the long-term.

The answer? Classic Reid:

It's hard to blame the guy. 

After a successful but ultimately championship-less tenure with the Eagles, Reid's next act was always going to be an interesting study. In Kansas City, Reid has shown himself to be one of the sport's all-time great coaches, he finally won a ring, and he landed a quarterback who can help him win more.

With all that, of course Reid is excited and thinking about another decade in the NFL. Who wouldn't?

This news isn't surprising to NBC Sports Philadelphia's Reuben Frank, who mused on Monday about Reid's longevity:

The way he’s going now, I wouldn’t be surprised if Reid coaches until he’s 70. Marv Levy coached until he was 72 and Dick Vermeil until he was 69. Pete Carroll and Bill Belichick are 68, Bruce Arians is 67.

Reid isn’t slowing down. If anything, the Reid-Mahomes partnernship has given him new life.

And if consistency and success are big parts of the Andy Reid brand, so too is his self-referential humor, which Reid brought up once again on Tuesday:

You've got to love the guy.

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