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Eagles will learn sooner than later if they made rookie mistakes | Bob Ford

The depleted offense will be leaning on rookies Miles Sanders and J.J. Arcega-Whiteside on Sunday.
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Eagles will learn sooner than later if they made rookie mistakes | Bob Ford

The depleted offense will be leaning on rookies Miles Sanders and J.J. Arcega-Whiteside on Sunday.

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Mack Hollins finally gets a shot to show the Eagles, and everyone else, what he can do | Mike Sielski

After going to a "dark place" last season while he was out with two groin injuries, Hollins has to step up Sunday against Detroit.
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Mack Hollins finally gets a shot to show the Eagles, and everyone else, what he can do | Mike Sielski

After going to a "dark place" last season while he was out with two groin injuries, Hollins has to step up Sunday against Detroit.

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Penn Quakers about to open their football season (finally) | Mike Jensen

“If you’re going to get strong, you’ve got to lift heavy,’’ Penn coach Ray Priore said of facing Delaware.
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Penn Quakers about to open their football season (finally) | Mike Jensen

“If you’re going to get strong, you’ve got to lift heavy,’’ Penn coach Ray Priore said of facing Delaware.
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Doug Pederson gives Eagles a Wednesday off in a triumph of common sense | Marcus Hayes

With two games in 12 days looming, the Birds' brainy coach turned a hard-hitting workout into a stroll down Logic Lane.

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Jim Schwartz went all-out against the Falcons. With a banged-up front four, will that continue? | David Murphy

The Eagles had some success with all-out blitzing vs. Atlanta. They also had one notable failure.

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Can Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz avoid being the next Matt Stafford? | Bob Ford

The first pick of the 2009 draft, Matt Stafford has been productive and dependable, but not usually in playoff contention.

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Have you noticed Temple football is pretty good? | Mike Jensen

The Owls defense proved special Saturday against Maryland, which simply couldn’t handle the constant pressure.

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The Eagles’ 6 areas of greatest concern, ranked | Marcus Hayes

Is the biggest problem Wentz? Agholor? Darby? Doug? Nope. Try Cox & Co.

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Nelson Agholor’s drop cost the Eagles. Now he has to let go of the past again. | Mike Sielski

The wideout already has recovered from a case of the yips early in his career. And he has a head coach equipped to help him.

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A rough night for Ronald Darby raises more questions for the Eagles secondary | David Murphy

The Eagles have allowed three receivers to go over 100 yards in the first two games, including Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley on Sunday night.

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Eagles’ first road game of season is a gut-punch loss to Falcons in Atlanta | Bob Ford

To win big in the NFL, winning on the road is the way to go.

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Phillies’ argument about Bryce Harper’s ejection is sound, but season is over after losing homestand | Bob Brookover

The Phillies had plenty of fight in them Sunday as both Bryce Harper and manager Gabe Kapler were ejected in the fourth inning by home-plate umpire Gabe Morales. That, however, did not keep them from finishing off a losing homestand with a 6-3 setback to the Boston Red Sox.

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Temple’s defense makes its stand against Maryland, again and again.

“It was the best feeling ever,’’ Shaun Bradley said of the gap that appeared in front of him in the crucial play against Maryland. “Like a kid with toys -- Christmas.”

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Phillies front office might be doomed after Braves visit | Marcus Hayes

Ownership watched the Braves leave Philly with a 14-game lead in the NL East, and with Dallas Keuchel, Josh Donaldson, and coach Rick Kranitz on their payroll instead of the Phils'.

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Eagles made the phone call, and now defensive tackle Akeem Spence hopes he can answer | Bob Ford

The injury to Malik Jackson provided the opportunity for Spence to return to the NFL.

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John Middleton’s decision on Gabe Kapler’s future as Phillies manager should be based on player opinions | Bob Brookover

After this weekend, the Phillies will begin a brutal 10-day, 11-game road trip that will determine their wild-card hopes and possibly their manager's future.

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