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Eagles: remember history and don't be obnoxious

Posted on: July 30, 2011 1:52 pm
 
Be careful, Philadelphia Eagles. Be damn careful.

Vince Young, soon after joining the Eagles as a backup to Mike Vick, called the Eagles a "dream team." With the addition of one of the best cover corners in the past five years the Eagles are indeed good but don't start declaring yourselves champions of all thing champion just yet. You're not actually Dream Team material unless you win something first. Remember these dudes? Not one, not two, not three.

They put targets on their backs and the Eagles had better be careful or they will do the same. Nothing motivates other players like a team predicting they'll kick everyone's ass.

Careful Eagles or you might lose to Dirk Nowitzki, too.
Category: NFL
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Since: Aug 2, 2011
Posted on: August 2, 2011 2:14 am
 

Eagles: remember history and don't be obnoxious

This how rumors get started with jerks like this desperately searching for something to write about but generalizing for sensational effect. I don't recall seeing any  Eagle team members other than Young, in his overly effusive delight at being selected to a team with a proud history, record, (sans Super Bowl) and potential to achieve something great (if all goes right) express it in those terms. This is pure out and out media generated hype. I'm glad to see you set him straight on those statistics. Obviously, he was too lazy to do the research himself.



Since: Aug 15, 2009
Posted on: July 31, 2011 10:11 am
 

Eagles: remember history and don't be obnoxious

And who the heck is Vince Young to make a statement like that?!?!  I am so mad the Eagles even signed him!!!



Since: Aug 25, 2006
Posted on: July 30, 2011 10:58 pm
 

Eagles: remember history and don't be obnoxious

Why is it when a Philly athlete says something encouraging about his upcoming season 
he get trashed called cocky, BUT if he's from someplace else he's labeled motivated, driven etc.
 By the way ...
Pittsburgh population 305,000 55.5 sq miles....71,000 BA's or better
Philadelphia population 1,526,000  127 sq.miles...211,000 BA's or better



Since: Nov 5, 2008
Posted on: July 30, 2011 6:55 pm
 

Eagles: remember history and don't be obnoxious

Coming from Titans this is a dream team.



Since: Aug 5, 2008
Posted on: July 30, 2011 5:31 pm
 

Eagles: remember history and don't be obnoxious

Freeman, I am not sure how the new back-up quarterback coming in and calling the team a dream team leads you to say that the Eagles are declaring themselves champions.  I have seen you make some stretches in your posts in the past, but that is one of the biggest stretches I have seen.  If you need something to write about there is enough going on in the NFL and the rest of sports that if you did a little bit of work you would be able to come up with a column that was actually worth writing, and might be worth reading.

To the guy talking about educated cities and Pittsburgh being rated higher than Philadelphia; I am not sure where you got your information but you better check it again.  Pittsburgh is ranked 15th in college degrees for major cities (1,289 Bachelor and advanced degrees per square mile.)  Philadelphia is ranked 9th (1,664 Bachelor and advanced degrees per square mile.)  Just saying.



Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: July 30, 2011 4:38 pm
 

Eagles: remember history and don't be obnoxious

Considering there might be 1 or 2 other teams that have won more than the Eagles the past decade or so, the Eagles have had a target on their backs from that. Jets did their thing last season, looked like the Patriots were going to dispose of them easily, but it was the Jets vs Steelers in the AFC title game. Eagles probably enter the season as close if not a favorite to beat the Packers. The other teams, the Falcons, maybe the Saints ? Eagles head to head have owned Atlanta. As for the Saints, it's actually New Orleans that wins those games.



Since: Nov 29, 2006
Posted on: July 30, 2011 3:19 pm
 

Eagles: remember history and don't be obnoxious

What's with the Dirk Nowitzki crack? Sounds like yet another veiled racist remark by Freeman. What is he saying? Which NFL team is the Mavericks? Is it automatically assumed to be a "white" team? Would it be Indianapolis? New England? Pittsburgh? Please tell us what you mean Mr. Freeman. Also, is Freeman suggesting getting beat by the Mavericks supposed to be the "ultimate" falilure and choke? And be reminded Mike, The Heat didn't lose to Dirk Nowitzki. He beat them. Yeah, Dirk beat them all. Beat them down. Bad. Freeman is still suggesting that the Mavs didn't win, and that the Heat somehow beat themselves, or had the power to reverse the result. Wake up Mike. Dallas and Dirk beat 'em down to Chinatown. And there was nothing James & Co. could do to prevent it. As far as the Eagles fortunes for this season. Unless Asomugha can play QB, the Eagles are going nowhere. Good grief. How thin is the Eagles playbook? Is it true that the entire playbook could be written on a matchbook cover?  



Since: Dec 12, 2006
Posted on: July 30, 2011 3:05 pm
 

Eagles: remember history and don't be obnoxious

Thats funny, considering Pittsburgh has a far greater % of it's population with college degrees and higher education than Philly. Philly is 92nd out of 100 major US cities in higher education.  But hey thats just a number, and we know Philly isn't very good at understanding those.




Since: Dec 19, 2006
Posted on: July 30, 2011 2:30 pm
 

Eagles: remember history and don't be obnoxious

At least most Eagles fans can read at a 3rd grade level, unlike thier brothers from west Pennsylvania.  Or is it Alabama?  Same thing I guess.  Better to be obnioxous than poor and illiterate.



Since: Dec 12, 2006
Posted on: July 30, 2011 2:17 pm
 

Eagles: remember history and don't be obnoxious

I don't think I ever met an Eagles fan who who wasn't obnoxius.  Thats like telling a Chinese man not to be Asian.


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