Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Eagles’

One study shows Patriots have second-best fans in the NFL

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

One study shows Patriots have second-best fans in the NFL originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Patriots fans aren't tired of winning, and it shows. According to one study, the Patriots have the second-best fan base in the NFL. Emory University business professor Michael Lewis conducts the report annually, and has listed the Patriots as No.

Eagles mailbag: 1 open practice, breakout player, Mack Hollins

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

If you haven't heard, the Eagles will have just one open training camp practice for fans at the Linc this summer. They are charging $10 per ticket and that money goes to the Eagles Autism Challenge, which is an absolutely great cause. But this isn't the way to raise money for that great cause.

Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins tackling mental wellness head on

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Brian Dawkins is tackling mental health issues the same aggressive way he took on anyone who dared cross the middle during his Hall of Fame career as a safety for the Philadelphia Eagles and Denver Broncos. Since revealing he suffered from depression and had suicidal thoughts early in his playing career, Dawkins has been on a mission to spread awareness. The event was organized by groups including Beyond Sport and the major professional sports leagues, including MLB, NFL, NBA and the NHL.

Eagles will open only one training-camp practice to fans, and they must pay to watch

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

The team's other practice sessions at the team's facility during camp, which opens on July 25, only will be open to select guests: namely high-level season-ticket holders, corporate partners and some charitable organizations. This is not a sudden change For years, the Eagles held camp at Lehigh University, which was a beautiful setup for fans. Sure, it required a drive from downtown Philly, but admission was free and most if not all of the sessions were open to the public without much restriction.

Eagles’ holding just 1 open training camp practice is an insult to devoted fans

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Eagles' holding just 1 open training camp practice is an insult to devoted fans originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com I could go on and on about how much I loved training camp at West Chester and the unforgettable memories, like Herschel Walker standing at the top of the steps on the west end of the practice field signing autographs in the blazing heat (with his helmet on) for an hour, until every kid had gotten something signed. I could go on and on about how much I loved training camp at Lehigh and how fans could stand literally six feet from the practice field and hear the thud of contact and interact with the players as they stood on the sideline.

Eagles to charge for 1 open training camp practice, proceeds going to autism research

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Eagles to charge for 1 open training camp practice, proceeds going to autism research originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com Eagles players will report to training camp on Wednesday, July 24, and the first practice will take place on July 25 at the NovaCare Complex. All but one practice will be held at the NovaCare Complex. The Eagles will hold just one open practice for fans at Lincoln Financial Field, but this year will charge admission.

Julie Ertz scores 1st World Cup goal with husband looking on

Sunday, June 16th, 2019

Julie Ertz scored her first Women's World Cup goal in the United States' 3-0 victory over Chile, and she was cheered on by her husband, Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz. Zach wrapped up Eagles' minicamp this week and got to Paris in plenty of time for Sunday's match at Parc des Princes. Julie scored in the 26th minute on a leaping, twisting header and blew a kiss in her husband's direction.

Eagles make changes to medical staff for second straight year

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

The Philadelphia Eagles have made changes to their medical staff for the second year in a row. According to Tim McManus of ESPN.com, the Eagles have parted ways with head team physician and head internist Stephen A. Stache after only one season. As part of a restructuring of the department, the team has named Arsh Dhanota as their new chief medical officer.

Party time: Sports world goes crazy for Blues’ Stanley Cup victory

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

It's party time in St. Louis as the Blues are champions for the first time ever, and fans of the team took to Twitter to celebrate on Wednesday night. Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal and Boston Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum, both St. Louis natives, couldn't help but be thrilled for their hometown club. Recently retired NFL defensive end Chris Long was also over the moon for the Blues.

Jets sing familiar tune with Joe Douglas, but they deserve applause – for now – in getting GM hire right

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

For the third time in six years, the organization ushered in a new general manager, touting his impressive credentials and explaining why this guy is the “right” guy and just what the Jets need right now. This is a good day,” Johnson beamed at Tuesday's news conference in the auditorium of the team's Florham Park, New Jersey, facility. This is really a good day.