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The Jalen Hurts Show in Philly? Determining Philadelphia’s Best Long-Term Solution at Quarterback

Reading Time: 4 minutesBefore I get started, I just want to say a few things. I hope Carson Wentz thrives and takes over the league in Indianapolis. I think Frank Reich and the Colts got a great deal for him, while Philadelphia got the best they could for Wentz. As long he’s healthy, they’ll surely get the 1st round pick they coveted throughout this entire process. Wentz is an uber-talented player, and I’m thrilled to see him rejuvenated under “new life” and a fresh start under new leadership. The Colts will be legitimate Super Bowl contenders for years to...

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Carson Wentz to Indianapolis: Breaking Down the Trade

Reading Time: 2 minutesIT’S OFFICIAL! Carson Wentz has been traded to his ideal trade destination—the Indianapolis Colts—for a 2021 3rd round pick and 2022 conditional 2nd round pick. The 2nd round pick can become a 1st round pick if Carson Wentz plays at least 75% of Indy’s snaps next year OR 70% of the snaps IF the Colts make the playoffs. Now that Carson Wentz has been traded, none of the 22 QBs drafted in the 1st round between 2009-2016 draft classes are with their original teams. What’s next? One of two things: Jalen Hurts will take the keys...

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Explaining Why the Bears Are so Interested in Carson Wentz

Reading Time: 4 minutes Over the past 48 hours, we have seen numerous reports about the Bears having interest in QB Carson Wentz. From the naked eye this may seem confusing because Wentz is coming off the worst year of his career and probably one of the worst years in recent memory for a QB, especially for the QBs held to the standard that he was once held to. Wentz threw 15 interceptions, leading the league in that category, and fumbled 10 times in only 12 games. Wentz is currently riding a 4-year, $128 million contract, a hefty contract...

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Eagles Find Their Guy, Hire Colts OC Nick Sirianni as Next Head Coach

Reading Time: 2 minutesWell, this is a shocker! Not many people know the name Nick Sirianni, or his background. I’ll try my best to clear the air on him, as well as what this means for the Eagles, specifically the QB dilemma with Carson Wentz and Jalen Hurts. So Who is 39-year old Nick Sirianni? Well, Here’s Some Coaching Background of Him: 2009-2012: Various roles with the Kansas City Chiefs as an assistant under Todd Haley 2013-2017: Spent time on the San Diego Chargers as the quarterbacks coach, while Frank Reich was the Offensive Coordinator (2014 and 2015). He...

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End of an Era: Eagles Fire Doug Pederson, Begin Head Coaching Search

Reading Time: 2 minutes Owner Jeffrey Lurie and the Philadelphia Eagles announced Monday, January 11 that Doug Pederson has been fired as head coach of the franchise, referencing “differences in the view of the team heading into next year.” The Eagles coaching search has begun, as they have requested interviews with 49ers Defensive Coordinator Robert Salah and Buccaneers Defensive Coordinator Todd Bowles. The Eagles also contacted Oklahoma Head Coach Lincoln Riley about filling the coaching vacancy. Lurie recently had a 43 to 45 minute press conference on Monday after Pederson’s firing. Below are my takeaways from that press conference:...

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