Aug 202010
 
Inside an unbalanced Phillies bullpen

August 20 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Paul Hagen “There comes a point in the season when every contending ballclub segregates its bullpen into two distinct categories: Guys who the manager and pitching coach trust and guys who make pulling toenails out with a pair of pliers seem more palatable than using them in a game that [More…]

Aug 202010
 
We need a longer look at Eagles defense

August 20 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Les Bowen “WE DIDN’T SEE nearly enough of the Eagles’ first-team defense in last week’s preseason opener against Jacksonville, just a pair of three-and-outs, then the starters were out. That’s something that ought to be less of a problem tonight when the Birds visit Cincinnati. Eagles coach Andy Reid indicated [More…]

Aug 202010
 
The past doesn't concern this new Eagles team

August 20 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Bob Ford “When the Eagles play the second game of the interminable NFL exhibition season in Cincinnati on Friday night, only two players from the starting offensive and defensive lineups of the 2004 Super Bowl team will be on the field. Of course, both of them will be wearing tiger stripes [More…]