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Super Bowl LII Positional Matchups

On Sunday, the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots match up in Minneapolis for Super Bowl 52, a rematch of their contest back in 2005. The players have changed (well except for one), but the schemes have relatively stayed the same...

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Two Sources: An Eagles Super Bowl Parade would be Wednesday

Although no official word from the Eagles or the City of Philadelphia, for obvious reasons, there has been a lot of speculation surrounding a potential Eagles Super Bowl Parade. Yesterday, Kyle Scott of Crossing Broad reported that a potential parade would “likely” be Wednesday 2/7...

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Super Bowl LII: Madden Simulation

We did the ultimate Super Bowl LII Madden simulation. 15 min quarters, at all-pro difficulty, he rematch of Super Bowl 39 and here’s how it turned out.

The obvious that it was played by the New England Patriots vs the Philadelphia Eagles...

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To the pit of misery! Philly Philly

By: Steve Johnson

It takes a lot more to get to a Super Bowl than just talent, probably more so in football than any other sport. You need to stay relatively healthy, and not just preventing big injuries, it takes week to week health...

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Breaking Down the Markelle Fultz Trade

By: Steve Johnson

As we all know by now, the Sixers and Celtics have agreed to a deal that will allow the Sixers to acquire the rights to Markelle Fultz, out of Washington...

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Eagles options at pick 43

By: Steve Johnson

Last night, with the 14th overall pick the Eagles selected Derek Barnett DE out of Tennessee. Barnett is a motor guy, that will bring hard work and toughness to the Eagles defense from day one...

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Draft Profile: Joe Mixon, RB Oklahoma

By: Steve Johnson

Joe Mixon, RB, Oklahoma

6’1″ 226

* Was not invited to NFL Combine

Stats/Accolades/History:

2014: Did not play due to suspension.

2015: 13 games. 113 att, 753 yards, 7 TDs; 28 rec, 356 yards, 4 TDs.

2016: 12 games. 187 att, 1274 yards, 10 TDs; 37 rec, 538 yards, 5 TDs.

Misc...

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Draft Profile: Corey Davis, WR Western Michigan

By: Steve Johnson

Corey Davis, WR, Western Michigan

6’2 3/4″ 209, 33″ arms, 9 1/8″ hands

*Did not participate in combine drills

Stats/Accolades/History:

2013: 11 games. 67 rec, 941 yards, 6 TDs.

2014: 12 games. 78 rec, 1,408 yards, 15 TDs.

2015: 13 games. 89 rec, 1,429 yards, 12 TDs.

2016: 14 games...

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Draft Day Predictions

By: Jon Balant

You can view Jon’s mock draft from 4/26 here.

Follow Jon on Twitter @Jonny_Covers

1)      There will be NO trades involving the top 10 picks in the 1st round.  Teams like the 49ers, Jets, and Titans would probably love to move back and capitalize on the depth in rounds 2 and 3...

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Draft Profile: Solomon Thomas, DE Stanford

By: Steve Johnson

Solomon Thomas, DE, Stanford

6’2 5/8″ 273, 33″ arms, 9 3/8″ hands

4.69 40, 35″ vert, 126″ broad jump

Stats/Accolades/History:

2014: *Redshirted

2015: 13 games. 37 tackles, 10.5 TFL, 3.5 sacks, 2 FR (1 was for a 34 yard TD

2016: 13 games. 61 tackles, 14 TFL, 8.5 sacks, 2 FR, 1 FF

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