Archive for the ‘Philadelphia Eagles’ Category

Lions go into bye with mistake-filled setback against Saints

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The Detroit Lions made so many mistakes at New Orleans they ruined a chance to go into a bye week with a win that would have put them in a tie atop the NFC North. Matthew Stafford had five turnovers , three of which the Saints returned for scores, and Detroit gave up more than 200 yards to running backs in a 52-38 loss Sunday. Detroit hadn't given up that many points since 2007, when it allowed the Philadelphia Eagles to score 56 points in a lopsided victory.

Over 23,000 sign online petition to ban Pete Morelli from reffing Eagles games

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Should veteran NFL referee Pete Morelli be banned from officiating Eagles games? After watching Morelli and his crew penalize the Eagles dramatically more than their opponent for a fourth straight Eagles game the crew has officiated, Will Philbrick of Little Rock, Ark., went to change.org and created a petition to present to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell complaining about Morelli's track record working Eagles games. The Eagles beat the Panthers and Morelli Thursday night in Charlotte.

Panthers ID fan who punched fellow spectator at game

Friday, October 13th, 2017

The Carolina Panthers said Friday they had identified a fan who punched a fellow spectator, leaving the 62-year-old bloodied during a game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. Several other fans attempted to stop the aggressor, who departed with a female companion, apparently before stadium security personnel arrived. The Panthers said they had reviewed the video and identified the culprit.

Panthers pursuing charges after fan violence caught on video

Friday, October 13th, 2017

The Carolina Panthers are pursuing charges against a fan caught on video punching a fellow spectator during Thursday's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. A video posted by an Instagram user showed a man wearing a Cam Newton jersey punching another fan who was sitting behind him repeatedly in the face. The caption in the original post, which included objectionable language, claimed the two men had been arguing throughout the game because the man in the Newton jersey and the woman with him refused to sit down.

First-place Eagles raise level of expectations

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Expectations for the Philadelphia Eagles have soared following another convincing victory. This was supposed to be a rebuilding season, but the Eagles (5-1) have emerged as the team to beat in the NFC East and they're a front-runner in the conference. If they get some key players back from injury and improve some areas, the Eagles are legitimate Super Bowl contender.

With top record and time off, Eagles’ next focus is to not feel themselves

Friday, October 13th, 2017

The whole country saw Thursday night what we've all suspected here in Philly the last few weeks. About 15 million people nationwide watched the Eagles topple the Panthers 28-23 Thursday night at Bank of America Stadium in a battle of 4-1 teams. National TV games have a way of altering the conversation about a player or a team, and the Eagles know that with a four-game winning streak, a 5-1 record and a signature prime-time win on the road over a playoff-caliber team, the perception of the Eagles is changing.

NFL Continues to Get Mixed Results on Thursday Nights: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Friday, October 13th, 2017

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq were trading at record highs Friday morning a session after all three indices traded in the red. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.11% while the S&P and Nasdaq climbed 0.09% and 0.25% respectively. shares were up nearly 3% in early market trading after analysts at JPMorgan raised the company's price target to $225 from $210.

‘Thursday Night Football’ Snares 14.6M Viewers, Down Despite Eagles’ Win – Update

Friday, October 13th, 2017

UPDATED, 2:05 PM: Last night’s Thursday Night Football turns out to be, to paraphrase Herman’s Hermits, a case of third verse same as the first. With the final numbers now in, the Philadelphia Eagles vs. the Carolina Panthers game saw the City of Brotherly Love team win, the national anthem not shown and CBS and the NFL Network down from last week. Snagging 14.6 million viewers over the two outlets, the 2017-2018 Week 6 match-up is down 5% from the New England Patriots victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Carson Wentz keeps showing he’s “right guy” for Eagles

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz threw three touchdown passes against the Panthers on Thursday night, but one of the most memorable plays of the night came on a play that ended just short of the end zone. Wentz lowered his shoulder and tried to run over Panthers safety Mike Adams on the 1-yard-line, something that didn’t happen but left his teammates and opponents impressed. Eagles coach Doug Pederson praised Wentz’s toughness while reiterating the team’s feeling that they have their quarterback of the present and future.

3 winners and 3 losers from the Eagles’ win over the Panthers

Friday, October 13th, 2017

The Philadelphia Eagles came out of Thursday Night Football with a 5-1 record after knocking off the Carolina Panthers 28-23. Carson Wentz continued his hot start with three touchdown passes, while Cam Newton threw three interceptions. Unfortunately for Carolina, Luke Kuechly left the game late in the second quarter and was placed in concussion protocol. The Eagles were then able to pull away in the second half for the victory. Here are the winners and losers from our sixth edition of Thursday Night Football in the 2017 NFL season. Loser: Dad jokes Tony Romo — to say the least — has been a gem in the broadcast booth. He’s given us intelligent insight, predictions, and more since he joined CBS