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Nice for Eagles not to have a Le'veon Bell situation…

By: jaxsportsmedia | July 17, 2018 I get the whole thing about increased pressure to get guaranteed long-term deals for NFL athletes at prime-time positions…But man, when you’re getting paid $14.5 million guaranteed under the franchise tag anyway, and you’re only 26 years old? Sorry, but my Curt Flood “martyr genes” don’t exactly kick in. Le’Veon Bell’s next season with the Pittsburgh Steelers will almost certainly be his last for them. The Pro Bowl running back and the defending AFC North champions failed to reach an agreement on a new contract by Monday’s deadline, meaning he will play under...

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More Eagles players in the Hall of Fame than we think…

By: jaxsportsmedia | July 15, 2018 There is a wide variation of opinion on the number of former Eagles players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Before this year’s class of inductees goes into the Hall in a few weeks, there is a total of 318 members enshrined so far. The HOF officially lists nine (9) former Eagles among them…with Brian Dawkins and (eek!) Terrell Owens added to the list, that would make at least 11, assuming you want to include Owens as an ex-Eagle. Maybe only 9 guys went into the Hall previously AS EAGLES, but my...

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Eagles naysayers are out already, and it's barely the start of training camp

By: jaxsportsmedia | July 10, 2018 Let us put this negativity to rest immediately, but in doing so we must first face the music. Several major network pundits are singing this song in July: “The Eagles Won’t Land in 2018.” The song is currently charting in the WNFL Top 40 with a bullet. I’d like to tell the songwriters where they could put that bullet. Perhaps the loudest of the singers of this particular dirge is CBS Sports’ Will Brinson, a guy we’ve featured here a few times over the years in a more positive vein: Brinson joined CBS...

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