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Former Eagles K David Akers roasts Cowboys at NFL draft

Former Eagles K David Akers roasts Cowboys at NFL draft

Once again, the Eagles have one-upped the Cowboys. This time it happened at the NFL draft – twice – and with respect to Howie Roseman, David Akers stole the show.

First, Roseman traded ahead three spots to leap the Cowboys in the draft order, selecting tight end Dallas Goedert the same day their Hall of Fame tight end, Jason Witten, reportedly decided to retire. That was just cruel.

Then Akers took the stage to announce the Eagles’ second-round pick, and the greatest kicker in franchise history dropped a nuclear bomb on AT&T Stadium, aka Jerryworld, home to the Cowboys and site of this year’s draft.

“Hey, Dallas, the last time you were in the Super Bowl, these draft picks weren’t born.”

The Cowboys haven’t been to a Super Bowl since the 1995 season. Truth hurts.

Watch video of Akers’ entire rant here.

Last year, legendary Cowboys wide receiver and noted supervillain, Drew Pearson, trolled Eagles fans at the NFL draft in Philadelphia. The Eagles, of course, had the last laugh, going on to win the Super Bowl at the end of the season.

How much have the tides turned in the last year? Now kickers are straight dumping on the Cowboys in front of the entire world.

Malcolm Jenkins explains why he flipped off Sean Payton

Malcolm Jenkins explains why he flipped off Sean Payton

The New Orleans Saints had their way with the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday to the tune of a 48-7 victory (see Roob's observations).

The frustration clearly boiled over for the Eagles players, including safety Malcolm Jenkins, who was caught on camera giving the finger in the direction of his former head coach Sean Payton.

Jenkins was beaten badly on a 4th-and-7 play when New Orleans was up big in the second half. Jenkins was caught one-on-one with Saints running back Alvin Kamara, who beat him for a 37-yard touchdown.

NBC Sports Philadelphia's John Clark spoke to Jenkins exclusively following the incident and asked him about it. You can watch that video above.

"I'm a competitor. I love Sean to death. I know what type of guy and coach he is. That was more so personal between me and him," Jenkins told Clark.

"We talked after the game. It's all good. I know Sean. They're going to go for it. I was more so upset that it was on me," Jenkins said. "I got a lot of respect for what they're doing, especially Sean."

Doug Pederson and Carson Wentz both also spoke to the media following the game, saying they were excited to go back to work following Sunday's loss. That makes two of us.

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Eagles fans erupt with anger to team's final score Tweet

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Eagles fans erupt with anger to team's final score Tweet

Eagles fans are upset. 

We get it.

The Eagles' 48-7 loss to the Saints this evening was painful to watch, and that’s putting it lightly. 

Since the Eagles' social media team may not be reading their mentions right now in a form of self-preservation (understandably), we decided to peruse their social media responses after the loss. 

It’s a dark and scary place filled with a lot of animosity and aggressive memes. But, understandably so.  

We found some of the most outrageous responses to match that equally outrageous loss. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There aren’t enough tweets to express all of our emotions right now after that loss, but these come pretty darn close. Stay angry, Eagles fans. 

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