Super Bowl LII: Three keys to victory for each team

The Philadelphia Eagles versus the New England Patriots. Nick Foles, who considered retiring after a disappointing stint with the St. Louis Rams, versus Tom Brady, who’s playing in his eighth Super Bowl and going for his sixth ring. Second-year Eagles head coach Doug Pederson versus Bill Belichick, who’s revered as one of the game’s best […]

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Eagles alums Dawkins, Owens among eight inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

MINNEAPOLIS — Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher terrorized opposing offenses from the middle of the field. Randy Moss and Terrell Owens did the same to defenses on the outside. The two hard-hitting linebackers and two big-play receivers highlighted an eight-person class voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Safety Brian Dawkins also […]

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Influential Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie hopes to bring joy to Philadelphia

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Jeffrey Lurie danced like nobody was watching after the Philadelphia Eagles won both of their playoff games. Video cameras in the locker room recorded his awkward moves for millions of viewers, but the team’s longtime owner will be happy to lead a giant dance party if the Eagles beat the New England […]

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Rejected by Eagles, Patriots’ trio has shined in New England

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — One thing sticks out to Patriots running back Dion Lewis about his time with the Philadelphia Eagles. “Not playing,” Lewis said Tuesday with a smirk. Lewis is one of three Patriots starters who will be facing their former team in Sunday’s Super Bowl, along with receiver Danny Amendola and safety Patrick Chung. […]

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Carson Wentz goes from MVP contender to cheerleader

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Carson Wentz made the rounds along Radio Row at last year’s Super Bowl and promised himself he’d back for this one. He’s here, but only as a cheerleader. Wentz led the Philadelphia Eagles to a 10-2 start before he tore his left ACL and LCL in Week 14. Nick Foles replaced him, […]

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A trip to the Super Bowl or 8,051 RailRiders tickets?

Even though Super Bowl LII is less than a week away, Philadelphia Eagles fans still have time to book their trip to Minneapolis. But just how much would the trip north cost? Would it be worth it? Are there other, and maybe better, options to better spend your money and still get that Super Bowl […]

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Playing with a chip: GAR grad Mark Glowinski gearing up for big 2018 with the Colts

For one of the first times in his professional football career, Mark Glowinski will be playing with a chip on his shoulder this upcoming season. The GAR grad was waived by the Seattle Seahawks — after playing in 10 games and making a pair of starts — on Dec. 16 before being claimed two days […]

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Richmond’s Kyle Lauletta goes from FCS to Senior Bowl star

MOBILE, Ala. — Richmond’s Kyle Lauletta threw three second-half touchdown passes and Texas-San Antonio’s Marcus Davenport scored on a 19-yard fumble recovery to lead the South team to a 45-16 victory over the North in the Senior Bowl on Saturday. FCS standout Lauletta more than held his own in elite quarterback company to cap the […]

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Eagles’ Schwartz spearheads huge defensive turnaround

PHILADELPHIA — Jim Schwartz inherited one of the NFL’s worst defenses and turned them into one of the best in less than two years. When coach Doug Pederson hired Schwartz to be the defensive coordinator in 2016, the Philadelphia Eagles were coming off three straight seasons ranked in the bottom four in yards allowed. Schwartz […]

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Eagles have bought into team-first approach

PHILADELPHIA — Winning is an easy sell. The Philadelphia Eagles are the first team since the 1990 New York Giants to reach a Super Bowl without a player totaling 1,000 scrimmage yards though running backs Jay Ajayi and LeGarrette Blount and wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith have done so in the past. That […]

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