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Nick Foles is the future for the Eagles

Nick Foles is the future for the Eagles

I don't need to say it, because everyone who watched the Eagles game Sunday night saw it. 

Nick Foles is the future of the Eagles' quarterback position. 

Just look at Sunday. The team scored early. Receivers were open, with players other than Zach Ertz actually catching the ball. Much like the days of A.J. Feeley, Koy Detmer, Jeff Garcia, and Kevin Kolb, the offense just seemed to run better with Foles in the game. 

And it wasn't just the offense. With Foles in the game, the defense played better. The special teams played better. The food I ate during the game tasted better. 

I know what you're gonna say. It's too soon to give up on Carson Wentz. He's their franchise quarterback. 

To that, I say, please. 

Carson Wentz can't be trusted to stay healthy. He makes too many mistakes. The offense always runs better whenever someone else replaces him. And now, we're hearing that he's not happy about not playing. 

How many playoff wins does Carson Wentz have? How many championships? Huh? Exactly. 

With his obvious discomfort with not playing, Wentz is starting to remind me of a certain other No. 2 overall pick. What's next? Chunky Soup commercials?  A feud with one of the wide receivers? 

A caller the other day said it best. Wentz “wants it too much,” but he hasn’t been surrounded by enough other players who are “hungry." 

Just look at the Eagles with Foles on Sunday. He shut Cris Collinsworth up. The Eagles exposed Sean McVay, who's the most influential offensive genius to arrive in the NFL since Chip Kelly. For one of the first times this year, there was nothing to anger me, except for when they showed Norristown native Tommy Lasorda wearing Rams stuff. I know I'm not alone in wishing we could have more Eagles games like Sunday, and fewer like all the ones where they blew it. 

Sure, I gave up on the Eagles when they were 4-6, and again when they were 6-7. I was done. But luckily, I reserved the right to come back if they started winning. And they did!

So come on, Eagles. Sign Foles to a multi-year extension. Just so there's no division in the locker room, let everyone know right away that he's the guy. Because the Eagles are running out of time, to win another championship during Nick Foles' window. 

Other Philly sports takes: 

-The Sixers aren't looking so good lately, which you can tell is Kendall Jenner's influence. Someone should ask Markelle Fultz's lawyer if he's almost ready to come back. 

-I can tell you that if I had $1.6 billion, I'd be much better at spending money than John Middleton is. There's just no excuse for coming out of the winter meetings without Bryce Harper, Manny Machado OR Mike Trout. 

-Is it really that hard for the Flyers to find a coach or GM who played for them? 

-After the game Sunday, I only have one question: Should the parade to go up Broad Street again, or does it make more sense to go south this time, and end up at the stadiums?

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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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This little Eagles fan singing Fly Eagles Fly during bedtime will melt your heart

This little Eagles fan singing Fly Eagles Fly during bedtime will melt your heart

If the stress of the Eagles season is keeping you up at night, you’re not the only one. One little fella's parents caught him up wayyy past bedtime in the name of the Eagles.

Listen closely as Jameson Kane sings the Eagles fight song through the baby monitor on the video shared on social media by his parents, Britney and Jimmy, on Friday.

It will melt your heart.



If this doesn’t lift your spirits after a tough few weeks as an Eagles fan, then we don’t know what will.  

It turns out, Jameson’s parents might prefer to use the fight song as a lullaby instead of your classic Hush Little Baby. And we love them for it.

Through highs and lows, it looks like this little kiddo is being raised right.