Super Bowl

Eagles' Nick Foles is happy, but could be happier

It's still a little jarring to consider that Nick Foles won Super Bowl MVP. After being traded away from the Eagles three years ago. And then nearly retiring from professional football. And then the emergence of Carson Wentz as an MVP-candidate quarterback. Even the man himself is still trying...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 4:48pm

Jason Kelce's gives look inside epic Super Bowl parade speech

A year ago, Jason Kelce was the subject of trade rumors. He was the subject of rumors of getting cut by the Eagles due to his favorable contract structure. He was being called overrated on Philly talk radio and even he himself was questioning whether he was good enough to keep playing in the NFL....

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 4:02pm

Why undrafted free agents will be key, again, for Eagles in 2018

Most of the buzz leading up to next week's 2018 NFL Draft will be about what order the quarterbacks go in the top five, where Saquan Barkley will land and — more locally — what the Eagles will do with the 32nd overall pick. Lacking any picks on Day 2 (in the second or third rounds...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 4:34pm

Selfie kid reunites with Justin Timberlake at Boston concert

Justin Timberlake had a special guest in the house for his concert in Boston on Wednesday night. The pop superstar got the chance to reunite with his Super Bowl pal Ryan McKenna — better known as selfie kid — backstage at the TD Garden. The Massachusetts teen became an internet...

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 1:48pm

Eagles preparing for the inevitable 'Wentz bomb'

The Eagles' trade for Michael Bennett Wednesday is a headscratcher for those worried about the team's growing salary cap woes. But Howie Roseman will figure it out. The more interesting discussion started with the Seahawks decision to ship a player with seven or more sacks in five of the...

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 2:48pm

Is Philadelphia in 2018 the biggest sports turnaround in history?

It's a cliche, but never before has the saying "What a difference a year makes" been more apt than in the city of Philadelphia, right now.  The Eagles, Sixers, Flyers and Phillies all missed the playoffs in 2017. The Eagles finished in last place in the NFC East at 7-9, the...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 5:01pm

How Howie Roseman plans to rebuild the Eagles — again

In the modern NFL, even winning a Super Bowl is not a guarantee of continued success.  Due to the salary cap, aging players, a seven-round NFL draft and evolving schemes and strategies, the Eagles will likely look a lot different in 2018. “If we say, ‘Hey we’re going to...

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 5:24pm

Why Eagles Super Bowl window could be smaller than you think

As long as the Eagles have Carson Wentz and Doug Pederson, Philadelphia has the potential to contend. The window looks huge, like a floor to ceiling piece of glass, but is their actual Super Bowl contending potentiality — at least in the short term, smaller than fans think? The list of free...

Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 4:16pm

Eagles, Alshon Jeffery played entire season, Super Bowl with torn rotator cuff

Alshon Jeffery deserves his $52 million extension. Not only did he catch nine touchdown passes and lead the Eagles receiving corps with 789 yards during the regular season, but he made one of the most extravagent catches ever made in Super Bowl history — helping lift the Birds to their first...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 1:07pm

2018 NFL head coach power rankings: Finally, Bill Belichick falls from No. 1 spot

Every team finally has a head coach, so what better time to rank all 32 teams' skippers? Last year, Bill Belichick was voted a unanimous No. 1 by the Metro sports staff. This year, finally, he's been unseated by Super Bowl champion Doug Pederson. The editors of Metro's three papers...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 5:32pm

Model for America? Left, right wing values coexist in Eagles locker room

​The story on the field was better than any Philadelphia has ever seen. The Eagles, led by their back up quarterback and disrespected head coach, out dueled the evil Tom Brady and the Patriots in one of the best Super Bowls ever played. And days later, more than a million fans flooded the City of...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 1:43pm

Eagles' fans scoff at 700K estimate for Super Bowl parade crowd

The Eagles' championship parade route stretched nearly five miles, starting at the bottom of Broad Street. Those who were there were lost in a sea of people wearing green and braving the cold. People were everywhere the eyes could see, especially toward the end of the parade at Ben Franklin...

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 2:27pm

NFL rumors: Duce Staley, Matt Rhule candidates to replace Frank Reich as Eagles OC

According to sources — reliable ones like ESPN's Adam Schefter — Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich is about to be the Colts new head coach. Per source, the Colts' search is now focused on Eagles OC Frank Reich, and Reich has told friends he plans to take the job. (@...

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 2:23pm

Eagles championship parade, epic Jason Kelce speech, celebrates underdog city

The Eagles started their 2017 season at the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art 10 months ago, drafting Derrek Barnett in the first round of the NFL draft. Flash forward 13 wins, three playoff victories and a strip sack recovery by the aformentioned rookie, and the Eagles ended their season in...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 6:11pm

Eagles Super Bowl victory parade: How to watch online, live stream info

On Thursday the Eagles victory parade will march through Philadelphia and celebrate the first Super Bowl win in franchise history.  An estimated three million people are expected to pack Center City to celebrate the Eagles Super Bowl LII win and catch a glimpse of their favorite Eagles...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 8:56am

Glen Macnow: It's not too early to start thinking about Super Bowl LIII

Now that they broke the 57-year drought, what do the Eagles do for an encore? How about back-to-back Super Bowl championships? Hey, it’s not too early to start thinking about it. Even as you’re brushing confetti out of your hair after the victory parade, GM Howie Roseman will be back...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 6:31am

Doug Pederson to Eagles players: "Get used to this, this is the new norm in Philadelphia"

The Eagles are in mid championship celebration. The parade — the one the city has been waiting for for more than half a century — kicks off tomorrow. Players have been seen all over the city and all over social media and national television, from appearances on CNN to guests spots on...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 3:57pm

10 things we'll never forget about Eagles Super Bowl season

The Eagles journey to their first Super Bowl title was epic to say the least. Here are 10 moments from the 2017-18 season we'll never forget: 10. Overcoming The following Eagles were injured this season. Jason Peters (9 Pro Bowls), Darren Sproles (3 Pro Bowls), Chris Maragos, Jordan Hicks,...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 3:25pm

VIDEO: Ambitious Eagles fan eats horse poop during Super Bowl celebration

A video showing an ecstatic Eagles fan eating horse manure during an Eagles Super Bowl victory celebration has gone viral. As soon as the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41 to 33 to win Super Bowl LII, thousands of fans took to Broad Street to celebrate their first...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 8:03pm

Gronk’s home burglarized, safes and guns may have been stolen

Foxborough police are investigating a break-in that occurred at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. “I just want to confirm the reports that Mr. Gronkowski was the victim of a residential burglary last night,” Foxborough Police Chief William D. Baker said Tuesday...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 10:40am