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Grading the Eagles' moves: DeMarco Murray traded to Titans

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Grading the Eagles' moves: DeMarco Murray traded to Titans

RB DeMarco Murray traded to Tennessee Titans, according to reports

Eagles get: Titans' fourth-round pick (No. 97 overall)
Titans get: Eagles' fourth-round pick (No. 110 overall), RB DeMarco Murray

This is what we call "best for both parties." DeMarco Murray wanted out of Philly -- badly enough to reportedly take a pay cut and go to one of the worst teams in the NFL last season -- and gets his wish. Thanks to the contract structure, the Eagles actually saved $4 million against the salary cap through a trade, a scenario that seemed unthinkable after a miserable 2015 campaign.

Some will see this as giving away the 2014 rushing champion for virtually nothing, a 13-spot jump in the fourth round according to John Glennon of The Tennesseean, and technically that's not inaccurate. The Eagles' motivation was clear: dump salary and a malcontent, so the return is essentially inconsequential.

Another way of looking at it is Murray is 28 years old and coming off the least productive season of his career, so to save money much less get anything in return is a bonus. There's some truth to the notion he wasn't a good fit in Chip Kelly's offense, and he could return to form another year removed from his near-historic workload in '14. Then again, Murray's decline is right around the corner regardless if it hasn't begun already, and he was always a little overrated to boot. The Eagles get to wash their hands of the hassle and save a few bucks in the process.

Grade: A-

Did the Flyers just troll the Eagles on social media?

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Did the Flyers just troll the Eagles on social media?

The Eagles have been quite the disappointment this season, with the latest being their atrocious 37-31 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday in South Florida. And with disappointments come possible troll jobs? 

As the clock wound down and fans became increasingly exasperated with the team, social media anger started to build and it looks like one fellow Philadelphia team may have added just an oh-so-subtle jab in there.

As the 37-31 score went final, the Flyers sent out quite the interesting reminder of their impressive record this November. It seems like they don’t want fans to forget that they are NOT part of the teams that have been disappointing this city. 

You have to admit, the timing is a bit suspicious. 


Fans certainly seem to think that the Flyers are trolling the Eagles with their post, based on the replies. 

https://twitter.com/sluongo19/status/1201252463703154688 https://twitter.com/btcs41/status/1201252665977720837

We love a little friendly fire between the Philadelphia sports teams, if this is a true troll job. Or maybe it’s just a conveniently scheduled tweet by the Flyers' social media team. 

You be the judge. 

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Eagles social media exposed Orlando Scandrick in the best way

Eagles social media exposed Orlando Scandrick in the best way

Updated: 6:35 p.m.

Oh boy.

Things have gotten wild over in the Eagles' world today, beginning with former Eagles cornerback Orlando Scandrick torching almost everyone on his old team on FS1’s “Undisputed” this morning (see story).

Then, Malcolm Jenkins clapped back at Scandrick in NSFW fashion to essentially dismiss the claims by Scandrick, to which Scandrick then responded on Colin Cowherd’s show that he essentially “wasn’t attacking anyone personally”(see story).

And so, after a morning of ping-ponging back and forth, we have the ultimate response, from the team itself.

The Eagles social media account offically weighed in in the most brilliant way. Actions speak louder than words, Scandrick, and you can't run from history.

Well damn, they really just exposed Scandrick. I mean, how do you come back from being shredded by both Jenkins and a professional NFL team?

So long Scandrick, you won’t be missed.

Jenkins himself apparently liked the tweet, too ... he had a very interesting quote tweet.



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