Pat Shurmur’s history of turning quarterbacks into NFL stars

Pat Shurmur has spent his career grooming quarterbacks, to impressive results. Here’s a closer look from first to most recent: While working as the Eagles’ quarterbacks coach, Shurmur helped continue with Donovan McNabb’s already-ascendant development. Shurmur began coaching the Philly signal-caller in 2002 (McNabb’s fourth season) and worked with

Nick Foles has second chance to be a Rocky-like Eagles hero

This was supposed to be Carson Wentz’s moment, Philadelphia’s fearless phenom carrying fervent, frenzied football fans and a franchise forever desperate to win its first Super Bowl on his strapping young shoulders on an exhilarating journey into the history books. It is Nick Foles’ moment instead. And now that Super

Nick Foles is the Eagles’ curse, or the one to break it

This was supposed to be Carson Wentz’s moment, Philadelphia’s fearless phenom carrying fervent, frenzied football fans and a franchise forever desperate to win its first Super Bowl on his strapping young shoulders on an exhilarating journey into the history books. It is Nick Foles’ moment instead. And now that Super

The unsung heroes who led your fantasy football team to glory

The 2017 fantasy football season has been one of the most tumultuous in recent history. Early-round busts such as Mike Evans and DeMarco Murray provided nothing more than angst and frustration, a six-game suspension for Ezekiel Elliott riddled many with anxiety and injuries to stars like David Johnson

Nick Foles played enough like Carson Wentz to stymie Giants

Nick Foles did a pretty good Carson Wentz imitation Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Making his first start in 14 months, Foles threw four touchdowns to lead the Eagles to a 34-29 victory over the Giants. It was almost as if the Eagles did not miss their super second-year quarterback

Giants waste Eli Manning’s best in another crusher

No Carson Wentz, no problem. On Sunday at MetLife Stadium, the Giants couldn’t match Eagles backup Nick Foles and the NFC East leaders, losing 34-29. In front of a “home crowd” that generated more noise for the visitors, the Giants blew an early 20-7 advantage and a 23-21 halftime lead

Giants’ last matchup with Eagles changed their whole season

Ain’t that a kick? It sure was 84 days ago, when a rookie named Jake Elliott aimed and fired a dagger through the hearts of the Giants and their season. Sure, the Giants were already 0-2 when they met up with the Eagles in Philadelphia, so it is not

What Bill Parcells’ 1990 Giants can teach this Eagles team

Bill Parcells spent a good part of his Giants coaching career shattering the Super Bowl dreams of the Eagles and the city of Philadelphia. Carson Wentz suffering that torn ACL last Sunday ripped the heart out of Eagles fans who could reach out and touch the franchise’s first

What to do if your fantasy team is at mercy of backup quarterback

Throughout the years, we have seen some amazing quarterback/wide receiver tandems that have been the bread and butter for fantasy owners seeking a championship. Back in the day, Troy Aikman had Michael Irvin, Peyton Manning had Marvin Harrison, and Daunte Culpepper and Tom Brady took turns teaming with

Eagles confirm the worst: Carson Wentz tore his ACL

The Eagles got the news they feared on Monday. Coach Doug Pederson told reporters that quarterback Carson Wentz did indeed tear his ACL in the win over the Rams, a tremendous blow to the Eagles’ Super Bowl chances. Wentz was having an MVP season for the 11-2 Eagles and was

Why Carson Wentz injury may kill Eagles’ Super Bowl hopes

This is a Super Blow to the Eagles’ hopes of winning their first Super Bowl trophy. Carson Wentz was injured in the third quarter of the Eagles’ 43-35 victory over the Rams in Los Angeles on Sunday. He will have an MRI exam on Monday. The Eagles did not