How Winning the Super Bowl Changes the Identity of Philadelphia Eagles Fans

February 10, 2018

The moment Tom Brady’s desperation Hail Mary bounced harmlessly off Eagles cornerback Patrick Robinson’s hands and hit the ground, the lives of an entire city of Eagles fans changed in a way that can never truly be measured by mere words. Finally. For the first time in the history of the Philadelphia Eagles’ long and torturous franchise, the team had finished a season as the last unit standing, Super Bowl…


SwartzSports Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles Recap

February 5, 2018

Embed from Getty Images   To say this 2017 Philadelphia Eagles team is a team of destiny is an understatement. A thrilling 41-33 win over the New England Patriots not only gave the city of Philadelphia its first Super Bowl championship in its history, it ended 57 years of suffering and misery for its football fanbase. This city embraced its underdog label and used it to beat a reigning MVP…


SwartzSports Super Bowl LII Eagles vs. Patriots Preview

February 3, 2018

Embed from Getty Images It’s been a storybook season for the Philadelphia Eagles, one that sees Nick Foles, Doug Pederson, and that onslaught of underdogs ready to take on the dynasty that never seems to fade. After all this Eagles team has gone through – injuries to Darren Sproles, Jason Peters, Jordan Hicks, and none other than league MVP candidate Carson Wentz – beating Tom Brady and Bill Belichick on…


5 Key Takeaways From Philadelphia Eagles’ 30-17 Week 1 Win Over Washington

September 10, 2017

Embed from Getty Images It’s always good to start your football season with a win. It’s especially good when that win is a 13-point road victory against a divisional opponent you haven’t beaten in five straight matchups. Carson Wentz played like a future franchise quarterback, but he wasn’t the only reason the Philadelphia Eagles won. Here are five key takeaways from the Week 1 victory.   Carson Wentz showed impressive…


15 Predictions for 2017 Philadelphia Eagles

September 5, 2017

Embed from Getty Images When you have a franchise quarterback, there’s reason to be optimistic about the outlook of your team. Howie Roseman pulled off a series of trades last year to rid the organization of Sam Bradford and then move all the way up to the second overall spot in the draft to acquire Carson Wentz. Wentz was an MVP candidate for the first three games, then saw a…


What Went Wrong With Philadelphia Eagles After 3-0 Start?

December 6, 2016

Embed from Getty Images   Sunday’s 32-14 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals was the final nail in the coffin for the 2016 Philadelphia Eagles. They trailed 29-0 to a team that entered the day 4-7-1; some late garbage-time scores from the Eagles shouldn’t hide what was an all-around embarrassing effort. At two games under .500 in the NFC’s most competitive division, it would take an absolute miracle for Doug Pederson’s…


Carson Wentz Must Capitalize in Week 10 Matchup With Atlanta Falcons

November 11, 2016

Embed from Getty Images   Carson Wentz has an extremely bright future with the Philadelphia Eagles. We saw what he did in his first three NFL games, when he became the first quarterback in league history to win each of his first three starts without throwing an interception. He’s built like a prototypical franchise quarterback with excellent size, a strong arm, and an uncanny ability to manage the game at…


Eagles GM Howie Roseman Early Favorite for Executive of the Year

October 3, 2016

Carson Wentz. Carson Wentz. Carson Wentz. Carson Wentz. Carson Wentz.  I could write his name 500 times in a row, 100 times for each touchdown pass he’s thrown so far this season, and it would probably be one of the best articles some of you have ever read. Maybe that reflects on my writing style, but I think it’s more proof that this city is completely infatuated with its new…


How Good Can Eagles’ Rookie Quarterback Carson Wentz Be?

September 21, 2016

He’s led the Eagles to a 2-0 record. He’s thrown for three touchdowns without an interception, the only rookie in league history to win his first two starts without committing a turnover. He’s calm, confident and poised, already drawing comparisons to both Aaron Rodgers, by All-Pro left tackle Jason Peters, and Brett Favre, by head coach Doug Pederson. His jersey is the top seller in the country, and he’s already…


5 Takeaways From Philadelphia Eagles’ 29-10 Week 1 Win

September 11, 2016

Embed from Getty Images   There’s no better way to start a new NFL season than with a win, and a 19-point victory – be it against the lowly Cleveland Browns – is still a tremendous beginning to a new era. Head coach Doug Pederson is 1-0, and rookie quarterback Carson Wentz showed flashes of brilliance. The Philadelphia Eagles have an extra day before they take on the Chicago Bears…