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A bunch of storylines surround the Philly-Dallas matchup on MNF

To start, keep an EYE on Jordan Mailata’s sprained knee (suffered in practice this week). Not good, except it possibly gives Andre Dillard a precious shot to prove he can hold down the left tackle position in a critical situation…which would be nice to see. This summer, Mailata and Dillard were in a position to battle for that job and Mailata won it cleanly. Then the Eagles handed the 6-foot-8 Australian a $64 million contract before the opener. Last week against the 49ers, Mailata had one of the best games of his career while going against former Pro Bowler...

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Roster moves and early odds as Eagles prepare for Dallas

Brandon Graham is out for the season with a torn Achilles. Brandon Brooks has been placed on IR with at least a chance to return later in the season.  Not a good week to be named “Brandon”… Philadelphia announced on Tuesday that the team has placed defensive end Brandon Graham and guard Brandon Brooks on injured reserve. The Eagles also officially announced that they’ve signed guard Jack Anderson off the Bills’ practice squad. Graham tore his Achilles during Philadelphia’s loss to San Francisco on Sunday and will be out for the rest of the season. In his first season...

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Squandered opportunities on offense lead to 17-11 loss by Eagles to 49ers

The 2021 Eagles are a mosaic of youthful potential and veteran presence.  The problem on Sunday was the coaching staff led by Nick Sirianni is also in the “youthful potential” category. This was a winnable game based on the defensive side of the Eagles putting up a solid effort despite the season-ending injury (Achilles tendon) suffered by their top veteran defensive end Brandon Graham. They say an unproven mixture of youthful potential and veteran presence has to “learn how to win” these kinds of games.  What makes it even more difficult is when your new head coach calls the...

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Five things to watch in Week 1 of the NFL season

The first week of the 2019 NFL season is just around the corner.  It’s been a long wait since Super Bowl LIII in February and fans are getting excited.  In addition to buying new team gear, getting game tickets, and participating in fantasy football drafts, fans are also very involved with the NFL betting experience, in anticipation for the kick off.  With sports betting becoming legalized in many US states, the 2019 NFL season promises to be the most wagered-on sports season in United States history.  Many casinos and online sports books now offer the ability to bet on...

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