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Ron Jaworski says "really good chance" NFL draft returns to Philadelphia in 2018

The NFL Draft in Philadelphia has put the city's love for football on display this past weekend. And Ron Jaworski, who led the Eagles to an NFC Championship 1980, was one of the key cogs in bringing the event to the Art Museum. Ask anyone who checked out the gigantic undertaking on Ben...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 10:45pm

The 2017 NFL Draft once again proves mock drafts are unreliable

Like a meteorologist forecasting a storm, things can change in a blink of an eye.    That’s the same situation NFL draft...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 2:09pm

Eagles grab their edge-rusher in Derek Barnett at No. 14

There’s not an Eagles fans who doesn’t worship Reggie White.   Guess what: the Eagles first-round selection, Derek Barnett, broke White’s school-record at Tennessee for most career sacks with 32.    That’s how good he was in college, and it’s one of...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:21pm

Eagles fans call Derek Barnett pick 'vanilla,' have mixed feelings

Derek Barnett is the newest Philadelphia Eagle. He's a talented pass-rusher from Tennessee and will join Fletcher Cox as a centerpiece of the Birds' potent attack on the quarterback. After being selected in front of more than 70,000 fans at the Philadelphia Art Museum, Barnett had many...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:05pm

Jets first round pick Jamal Adams is straight New York

Jamal Adams is straight New York, through and through. Selected sixth overall Thursday night by the Jets, the LSU safety has an NFL pedigree, ties to the New York area and the kind of swag that will endear him to the Jets' faithful as he joins a revamping secondary. On the red carpet prior to...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:36pm

Aaron Altherr, Maikel Franco fueling Phillies revitalized offense

Seemingly from out of left field, the Phillies’ offense has become a baseball powerhouse. After a bit of a slow start, the Phils have fired off six wins in a row (after an impressively solid 3-2 win over Miami) and have been bursting through with their bats in a sweep of the Braves and...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:37pm

NBA draft: Sixers are eyeing these 3 guards

As the buzz in Philadelphia around the NFL draft continues this weekend, a large contingent of Philly sports fans have their eyes peeled on another important draft date quickly approaching on May 16. The NBA draft lottery is crucial for the Sixers who can potentially land two top-five picks in...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 3:13pm

What Eagles fans should be watching for before the Eagles are on the clock

The beautiful thing about the NFL draft is that one move alters everything that follows it. There’s going to be the obvious moves — Cleveland can’t not take Myles Garrett at No. 1 (right?) — and O.J. Howard appears all but destined to be a New York Jet at No. 6. Then there...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 1:21pm

Corey Davis, Mike Williams or John Ross to the Eagles? Let the experts explain

Outside of the quarterback class, there may not be another position that is as hard to determine than that of the three-headed prong at wide receiver.    There’s Clemson’s Mike Williams, Western Michigan’s Corey Davis and Washington’s John Ross. On any given mock...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 1:13pm

ART the Band, Passyunk Square Art Auction and more to do this weekend in Philadelphia

SPRING SOIREES Flower Power Happy Hour April 27, 6-8 p.m. Chestnut Hill Along Germantown Avenue Pay as you go chestnuthillpa.com To celebrate Chestnut Hill’s 20th year as Philadelphia’s Garden District, eight businesses along Germantown Avenue open their doors for a...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:48am

Eagles full seven-round NFL mock draft

The Eagles have eight picks in the 2017 draft, with a second selection in the fourth round coming courtesy of the Browns as part of the Carson Wentz deal. Will they keep them all? Will they move up? Down? Will they finally part ways with players long-rumored to be on the trade block in search of...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 5:04pm

Glen Macnow: Hey NFL, just a few things you should know while visiting Philly

Welcome to Philadelphia, NFL royalty. Please enjoy our beautiful city, its wonderful restaurants and vibrant nightlife. You’d probably love to sprint up the Art Museum steps and leap like Rocky, but our mayor shut all that down during your visit. Sorry about that. We expect you’ve...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 4:49pm

Final 2017 NFL mock draft: Leonard Fournette goes 4th, two QBs go in top 12

1. Cleveland Browns — Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M The Browns have needs across the board, and should be carefully considering quarterbacks after passing on Carson Wentz a year ago. However, Garrett remains the clearest pick in the draft. He had 32.5 sacks in three years of college and...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 4:44pm

Mike Mayock, Brian Billick, Steve Mariucci say Eagles should go offense in first round

Sitting at No. 14 in Thursday’s first round, the Eagles have a ton of variables to consider. But according to NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock, unless a top defender surprisngly falls in their lap, Philly should add a player on offense. "I’ve been saying all along that I think the...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 4:15pm

Eagles should be able to draft better in Year 2, Brian Billick, Steve Mariucci say

As there is every year in April, there are a bevy of unanswered questions and intriguing curiosities as the Eagles prepare the the 2017 NFL draft. But in stark contrast to last season, where the ascension of rookie head coach Doug Pederson to the helm of the Birds and a chaotic quarterback...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 3:58pm

Maurice Jones-Drew says Joe Mixon is “by far” best RB in 2017 NFL Draft

Maurice Jones-Drew knows a thing or two about what an NFL running back looks like. He spent nine years in the league – eight with Jacksonville – tormenting defenses with three 1,000-yard seasons and 79 total touchdowns before retiring at age 29 and becoming an analyst for the NFL...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 3:44pm

NFL draft visitor's guide: A Philly suggestion for fans of every team

Welcome to Philadelphia. We know you're a football fan (you're here for the draft) so we want you to feel at home in our city (we love football too). Here's our best recommendation on what to do while you're in the city for fans of each NFL team: Buffalo Bills — Chickie'...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 4:09pm

Temple's Haason Reddick will become hometown hero on NFL draft day

In an NFL Draft with no shortage of Philly flavor, one of the draft's best storylines comes courtesy of Temple University, and Camden across the river from the festivities at the Art Museum, starting Thursday. The Owls' dynamic pass-rusher Haason Reddick had a fantastic NFL combine and has...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:51pm

Just how important is NBA draft lottery for Sixers this year?

The goal should be to win games in May and June. The goal should never be to win the lottery. For the fourth straight season, the 76ers are at the mercy of bouncing pingpong balls. While the NBA’s elite — the Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs, Golden State Warriors, etc...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:44pm

In theory, the Eagles really should try and trade up in NFL draft

The Eagles have the 14th pick in the first round of this weekend's NFL draft. One of the biggest questions the Eagles front office must consider is if there are 14 players worth drafting at No. 14. If the answer to the question is no, then the very realistic possibility of trading up or...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:06pm