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Backups, practice squad players, lead Eagles to NFC East Crown

January 2, 2020

Carson Wentz   (Photo: Webster Riddick) By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun  EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.– If you’re a team trying to clinch a playoff spot on the last game of the season  and you’re playing a team that’s going nowhere but home, the last thing you want to do is give them a…

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No Longer The Backup

December 28, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Miles Sanders (Photo: Webster Riddick) Miles Sanders is making a name for himself. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun  When the Philadelphia Eagles drafted Miles Sanders from Penn State in the second round of the 2019 NFL drive, the young man who was Saquan Barkley’s backup was seen as part of…

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The Champs Are Here

December 26, 2019

The Blackhawks Athletic Club helps young people realize their potential and learn what being a “winner” really means. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Sure, the Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Soul have brought football glory to the City of Brotherly Love. But not as much as the young men and women of the…

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Eagles defense shuts down Cowboys

December 26, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Sidney Jones breaks up Dallas last play.   (Photos: Webster Riddick) The most potent offense in the NFL was unable to move against an Eagles defense that knew the stakes.  By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN  About an hour after his Philadelphia Eagles (8-7) upended the Dallas Cowboys by a score…

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The “Ugh!” Bowl

December 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Carson Wentz   (Photo: Webster Riddick) This weekend, the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles play for the NFC East title.  By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday  Sun Despite their losing streaks, bad losses, questionable coaching decisions, devastating injuries, and struggles, the Philadelphia Eagles (7-7)  or the Dallas Cowboys (7-7) will emerge as…

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Everybody Hates Vick

December 16, 2019

The petition calling for Michael Vick to be removed as an honorary captain for the NFL Pro Bowl is yet another example of the limits of redemption allowed for people of color. By Chris Murray  for the Philadelphia Sunday SUN  Whenever African Americans are wrongfully killed while doing things like going to the store for…

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Wentz, Eagles keep NFC East hopes alive by beating Redskins

December 15, 2019

By Stephen Whino Carson Wentz recovered from a disastrous fumble by leading a 75-yard, go-ahead scoring drive and throwing his third touchdown pass of the day to keep the Philadelphia Eagles’ NFC East hopes on track with a 37-27 victory at the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Wentz threw TD passes to running back Miles Sanders,…

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Wilson, Carson lift Seahawks past Panthers 30-24

December 15, 2019

Photo by Scott Heaney/shutterstock.com CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Russell Wilson threw for 286 yards and two touchdowns, Chris Carson ran for 133 yards and two scores, and the Seattle Seahawks defeated the Carolina Panthers 30-24 on Sunday to inch closer to clinching a playoff spot. The Seahawks (11-3) can wrap up a postseason berth for…

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