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Nick Sirianni explains why Jalen Hurts didn’t play in the Eagles’ preseason game against the Patriots

We were all caught by surprise when Joe Flacco — not Jalen Hurts — started the Philadelphia Eagles’ preseason game against the New England Patriots on Thursday night. Shortly after Hurts’ unexpected disappearance, the team announced he was missing the game due to a non-COVID illness. We then got more clarity on the situation from Nick Sirianni during […]

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8 winners and 2 losers from the Patriots’ 35-0 preseason victory over the Eagles

The Patriots wrapped up their week in Philadelphia with a 35-0 thumping of the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday night. Despite the Eagles not playing any of their starters, there was a lot to like on both sides of the ball for New England. The Patriots rushing attack picked up right where it left off, rushing for 207 […]

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Stats & Eggs: Chargers players mock Jimmy Garoppolo at joint practice

In yesterday’s Stats & Eggs, I told you to keep an eye on what Chargers players and coaches said about Jimmy Garoppolo after these joint practices. We didn’t have to wait long for an update. According to our own Kyle Posey, Chargers players mocked Jimmy Garoppolo after a difficult end to an offensive series, saying, “They pay […]

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10 reasons to be excited about the Steelers 2021 season

The Pittsburgh Steelers have put together a quality roster ahead of the 2021 season. For Steelers fans, heading into this past offseason appeared to be a daunting task, and the team looked on the brink of a rebuild. But as we sit here today the Steelers have assembled a team good enough to compete for a championship. […]

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The NFL’s new taunting rules prove how little owners care about fans and athletes

Every year the NFL rules committee reviews, tweaks and augments elements of the game in an effort to mold football more to the league’s image. Inside of this exists the “points of emphasis” — new or existing rules the NFL is asking officials to pay greater attention to and enforce more stringently. This year’s point […]

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Who should the Steelers be targeting with their new found cash

The Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves in a situation many never thought this team would be in here in 2021. The team has a surplus of cash, and I’m not talking about ‘just enough’ money to rework T.J. Watt’s deal and have in season spending money. I’m talking about having enough money for all of that and adding […]

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Nick Sirianni explains use of checks in the Eagles’ offense

Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni spoke with reporters on Tuesday in his last media appearance prior to Thursday’s second preseason game, and spoke about the development of Jalen Hurts and Jalen Reagor, the use of checks in their offense, and how he’s handling roster cuts. Here’s what the head coach had to say: On Jalen […]

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6 reasons you should watch the new Secret Base series ‘The History of the Atlanta Falcons’

Secret Base will release the sequel to their first Dorktown series, ‘The History of the Seattle Mariners’, on Tuesday, Aug. 17. This series will focus on the team we all know, love, and often dread watching on Sundays: the Atlanta Falcons. ‘The History of the Atlanta Falcons’ is a seven-part series is a deep dive […]

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Oh, Hey There – Should the 49ers be done with Richie James Jr.?

Other than probably Jimmy Garoppolo, few players on the 49ers have endeared themselves to the fans more than wide receiver Richie James Jr. Whether it was a kick return two years ago, or a big night against the Packers last year in a game that was 31-3 in the third quarter, scores of fans continue to view James as a […]

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The 5 best rookie performances of NFL preseason Week 1

We got our first look at much of the 2021 NFL rookie class over Week 1 of preseason, and honestly, so far things are looking really fun. There’s considerable excitement around this vaunted class, and rightfully so. Now, I know we need to have the eternal caveat of “well, it’s preseason,” and yes, I agree. […]

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