Archive for the ‘Philadelphia Eagles’ Category

The ‘Philly Special’: A Lesson in Leadership, Team Work

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

To see the benefits of teamwork, one need look no further than the 2017 Philadelphia Eagles, winner of Super Bowl LII. This team, it seemed, could not catch a break having lost their young franchise quarterback (Carson Wentz) to a torn ACL that benched him for the season. Heading into the Super Bowl, their head coach was a backup NFL quarterback (Doug Pederson) their offensive coordinator was a backup NFL quarterback (Frank Reich) and the quarterback (Nick Foles) was stepping in for Wentz.

Eagles apply for trademark rights to ‘Philly Special’

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

The Philadelphia Eagles are hoping to cash in on one of the most famous trick plays in NFL history. The first-time Super Bowl champions have applied paperwork with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for official trademark rights to the phrase "Philly Special" -- the name of the trick play that culminated with quarterback Nick Foles catching a key touchdown pass during the Eagles' 41-33 win in Super Bowl LII. The Eagles are not alone in seeking ownership of the phrase: Seven other parties applied for rights before the team vying to use the phrase for business purposes.

The Eagles are trying to trademark the phrase ‘Philly Special’

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Nick Foles catches a touchdown pass to complete the now-famous “Philly Special” play during the Super Bowl. There are a lot of reasons the Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots. Nick Foles was perfect, the offense was humming, and the defense got vital stops when they counted the most.

Champion Eagles want to trademark phrase “Philly Special”

Monday, February 19th, 2018

The Philadelphia Eagles want the right to exclusively own the "Philly Special." The team filed to trademark the phrase on Feb 15, mostly for use on apparel. The filing recently showed up on the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office website. The Eagles aren't the first in line for the phrase. They're actually the eighth group to file for it. People in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida, as well as the Pennsylvania-based brewing company Yuengling, filed for rights to own the phrase, which refers to the now-famous Super Bowl LII trick play. Trademark lawyer Josh Gerben of Gerben Law in Washington, D.C., says the Eagles will have to wait about four months for the USPTO to sort out the filings

Fly Phils Fly! Eagles star Kelce center of attention at camp

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce got plenty of attention for his salty language during the Super Bowl celebration parade. The All-Pro says he tried to tone it down when he spoke inside the Phillies clubhouse on Monday. ''I probably cursed a little more, actually,'' Kelce said.

NFL: Patriots knew Butler would be benched, says McCourty

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Malcolm Butler's mysterious benching in Super Bowl LII was not down to disciplinary reasons, according to Devin McCourty, who says the New England Patriots team knew all week that the cornerback would not play. After playing 98 per cent of defensive snaps during the regular season, Butler – in a shock development – did not play any as the Pats lost a thriller to the Philadelphia Eagles in Minnesota earlier this month.

Report: Eagles give Wisniewski bonus to make up for missed incentive

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

The Philadelphia Eagles, still riding high on the team's first-ever Super Bowl title, reportedly did one of their key players a solid on Saturday. Guard Stefen Wisniewski, who narrowly missed meeting the playing time requirements for a $250,000 incentive, will instead receive the money as a signing bonus for 2018, according to NFL Network's Mike Garofolo. Wisniewski was hampered late in the season by an ankle injury but was able to help carry the Eagles on their playoff run.

Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Win Fast Tracks Movie On Long Snapper/Magician Jon Dorenbos

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Dorenbos spent most of his 15 seasons on a football field as the long snapper for the Philadelphia Eagles, the team that just won the Super Bowl. Freshly retired, Dorenbos is focusing on that second career, after a memorable recent stint on America’s Got Talent. The deal encompasses life rights and an option on Life Is Magic, a book Dorenbos is writing for Simon & Schuster with Larry Platt, author of books on such Philadelphia-based sports stars as Allen Iverson.

Chris Long’s Next Mountain: After Super Bowl Summit, Eagle Eyes Kilimanjaro For Water Charity

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Sixteen days after winning Super Bowl 52 with the Philadelphia Eagles, that’s exactly what the 32-year-old defensive end is going to do. To raise money to build wells in drought-stricken east Africa, Long and 11 current and former players and U.S. military veterans will take off for Africa on Thursday night.

Brandon Graham talks with Gameday Prime following Super Bowl win

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham talks with the 'NFL GameDay Prime' crew following the Eagles' Super Bowl win against the New England Patriots.