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  • Malcolm Jenkins resumes protesting social injustice during anthem

    08/09/2018 5:18:59 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 33 replies
    ESPN ^ | August 9, 2018 | Tim McManus
    PHILADELPHIA - Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins resumed his protest against social injustice during the playing of the national anthem prior to Thursday night's preseason opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Defensive end Chris Long put his arm around Jenkins in a sign of support, as he did for much of last season. Defensive back De'Vante Bausby also raised a fist. Defensive end Michael Bennett appeared on the field during the playing of the anthem and walked behind his teammates, most of whom were lined up along the sideline.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles are America's football team now. And Trump's feud with them proves it.

    06/07/2018 11:48:17 AM PDT · by C19fan · 61 replies
    NBC News ^ | June 6, 2018 | Maggie Serota
    Since the late 1970s, the Dallas Cowboys have been known as “America’s Team.” In light of recent Trump White House statements, however, Dallas might want to consider handing that title over to the Philadelphia Eagles. "The Philadelphia Eagles are unable to come to the White House with their full team to be celebrated tomorrow,” the White House said in an eleventh-hour statement issued on Monday after learning that only two or three players, owner Jeff Lurie, and mascot Swoop were able (or willing) to meet President Donald Trump, as has become customary for championship teams in the U.S. “They disagree...
  • Reports: 2 Eagles planned to attend White House visit;

    06/07/2018 11:30:46 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 40 replies
    Philly ^ | 6/7/2018 | Philly
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Eagles players and officials made individual decisions to not go to the White House for a scheduled celebration of their Super Bowl title, leaving two players actually planning to make the trip to Washington before the visit was canceled by President Donald Trump, according to players and a person familiar with the arrangements. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because of the sensitivity of the issues. All-Pro center Jason Kelce said players filled out forms anonymously indicating whether they wanted to go to the White House, not make the trip or go to Washington and...
  • MSNBC Compares Ceremony By Trump ‘Regime’ to RFK Assassination(Nutbaggery!)

    06/06/2018 10:55:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 6/6/2018 | Scott Whitlock
    When people think of the liberal venom coming from MSNBC, many would single out Chris Matthews, Rachel Maddow or Lawrence O’Donnell. But the 9am hour has quietly become another home on the network for angry rants. On Wednesday, guests compared Donald Trump to a dictator and somehow linked Trump’s White House speech on Tuesday to the assassination of Robert Kennedy. Talking about Trump’s patriotism event in the wake of cancelling the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles' appearance at the White House, New York Times columnist Bret Stephens linked: “This reminds me of certain regimes around the world. The Maduro regime...
  • Report: Foles was only confirmed Eagles player set to visit White House

    06/06/2018 6:59:50 AM PDT · by cdga5for4 · 51 replies
    msn.com ^ | June 6, 2018 | Mike Alessandrini
    The Philadelphia Eagles' White House contingent would apparently have been a small one, as quarterback Nick Foles and potentially one other player were planning to attend the ceremony, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo.
  • Trump successfully trounces Philadelphia "Hate America" Eagles after their cutie stunt fails badly.

    06/05/2018 1:06:32 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 93 replies
    Not a good day for the Philadelphia Eagles, The worthless, Philadelphia Mayor, A USA Senator, Bob Casey and left wing hate America, hate the flag, the national anthem, the USA military and, most of all the NFL (National Football League) The Eagle low life dreg brigade tried to pull a fast one on POTUS, Trump and Trump ate their lunch. Got news for the low life...the vast majority of the American people have no use for the Philadelphia Eagles...period. And I hope the good people and voters of the great state of Pennsylvania have enough common sense and smarts to...
  • Philadelphia mayor calls Trump a "tyrant" after White House snubs Eagles

    06/05/2018 2:51:09 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 57 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | June 5, 2018 | By ALEX SUNDBY
    Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney called President Trump a "tyrant" who "is trying to turn this country into a dictatorship." The mayor made the comments on CBSN on Tuesday morning after the White House disinvited the Philadelphia Eagles from a celebration for the team's Super Bowl victory. "Cities need to stand up in this country, and many mayors have stood up in this country against this tyrant," Kenney said. "He is trying to turn this country into a dictatorship by ignoring the courts and by saying and doing what he wants, by ignoring the Department of Justice ... and in the...
  • Fox News facing backlash after showing Eagles players kneeling in prayer

    06/05/2018 2:38:23 PM PDT · by Blue House Sue · 41 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 6/5/18 | Matthew Paras
    Fox News is under fire Tuesday after the network aired images of the Philadelphia Eagles kneeling in prayer while an anchor discussed President Trump canceling the team’s invitation to the White House. Critics say the package makes it appear as if the Eagles are protesting during the national anthem — with Eagles tight end Zach Ertz calling the piece “propaganda.”
  • Current and former players react to President Donald Trump calling off Eagles' White House visit

    06/05/2018 6:43:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 126 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | 06/05/2018
    The reactions will only continue as the week goes on after President Donald Trump disinvited the Eagles to the White House a day before the Super Bowl champions were scheduled to visit (see story).Politicians with local ties made their voices heard Monday night, while the president also sent out a tweet restating his stance behind the decision (see story).Some current and former NFL players also chimed in on the news."I guess he was upset with the delegation we were sending," Eagles safety Rodney McLeod said of Trump's decision in a text message to NBC Sports Philadelphia's Derrick Gunn.Former Eagle Torrey...
  • The Smart Money’s On Trump

    06/05/2018 4:40:13 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 6-5-18 | MOTUS
    Remember  when “political football” was a euphemism and conservatives were always the Charlie Brown to the libs Lucy?Once again VSGPDT has changed the rules.Smart money’s on Trump.Posted from: MOTUS A.D.
  • PHILADELPHIA EAGLES WHITE HOUSE VISIT IS OFF ... Trump Suggests He Pulled the Plug

    06/04/2018 4:17:55 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 147 replies
    TMZ ^ | Jun 4, 2018 | staff
    Donald Trump has announced the plans for the Philadelphia Eagles to visit the White House to celebrate the Super Bowl victory is officially OFF ... and POTUS is making it seem like it was his decision. Instead, Trump says he will still have the United States Marine Band and the United Army Chorus playing the national anthem at 1600 Pennsylvania ... while he stands proudly and watches. The team was scheduled to visit on Tuesday ... without several key members from the team who opted out as a way to protest Trump's stance on the national anthem. But Trump says...
  • Some Philadelphia Eagles players skipping White House visit over Trump

    02/05/2018 1:40:03 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 27 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | Feburary 5,2018 | Deena Zaru,
    The Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl for the first time in the franchise's history on Sunday, but several players have already indicated that they will not participate in the traditional White House visit, citing their opposition to President Donald Trump. Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins, who also raised his fist during the National Anthem this past season, told CNN on Monday that he intends to skip the White House visit. "Nah, I personally do not anticipate attending," Jenkins told CNN's "New Day." Wide receiver Torrey Smith, who also raised his fist on the field to express solidarity with the "Black...
  • Black Lives Matter: Philadelphia Super Bowl Riots Reaction ‘Glaring Example of White Privilege’

    02/05/2018 8:57:28 AM PST · by C19fan · 40 replies
    Newsweek ^ | February 5, 2018 | Chantal da Silva
    In the aftermath of the chaos that erupted in Philadelphia as Eagles fans tore through the streets celebrating their Super Bowl victory, many could not help but notice the difference in how the public and officials reacted to riots by fans compared to those prompted by civil unrest.
  • Eagles, Foles rally to stun Patriots in Super Bowl LII

    02/04/2018 7:55:16 PM PST · by Repeal 16-17 · 190 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 4, 2018 | Samuel Chamberlain
    This time, the New England Patriots were the victims of a Super Bowl comeback. MVP Nick Foles threw for three touchdowns and caught another as the Eagles defeated the Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, Minn. Sunday night to win the franchise’s first NFL championship since 1960.
  • So folks, what did you do instead of watch the Super Bowl?

    02/04/2018 8:16:37 PM PST · by House Atreides · 196 replies
    So what did you do? If you had a moment of weakness and watched the game, you can also confess here. My family? We ordered Out Back takeout and relaxed at home. Since we have never watched “Ash Versus Evil Dead” we started binge watching Season 1. It’s a hoot and the actor (Bruce Campbell) who plays the lead character bears an uncanny resemblance to Mitt Romney.
  • NFL player killed by drunk driver on ICE detainer

    02/04/2018 6:49:54 PM PST · by Tea Party Terrorist · 69 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | Feb 4, 2018
    Early this morning, Indiana Colts player Edwin Jackson was struck & killed by a suspected drunk driver who was unlicensed & ran from scene. Inmate booking records show the driver, Alex Cabrera Gonsales, is from Mexico w/an ICE detainer on him. h/t @JTTriguero
  • No players kneel during national anthem at Super Bowl

    02/04/2018 6:50:26 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 63 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 02/04/18 | BRANDON CONRADIS
    No players knelt or sat during the national anthem as the Super Bowl kicked off in Minneapolis on Sunday, according to The Associated Press. Pop singer Pink performed a rendition of the song as players for the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles stood on the sidelines.
  • Stand-up team: No Philadelphia Eagles players knelt for national anthem in 2017

    02/04/2018 11:47:22 AM PST · by Rebelbase · 58 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Valerie Richardson
    If you’re planning to watch the Super Bowl but you can’t stand the NFL take-a-knee protests, you may want to root for the Philadelphia Eagles. Not a single Eagles player sat or knelt during the national anthem, one of just seven teams with perfect non-kneeling records, in a season that saw 684 such incidents, according to a study released Thursday by Sports Pundit. The other Super Bowl LII team, the New England Patriots, landed in the middle of the pack with 17 incidents of anthem sitting or kneeling, wedged between the Buffalo Bills with 16 and the Cleveland Browns with...
  • Nick Foles (Eagles QB) plans to become a pastor after football career

    02/02/2018 12:30:08 PM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 27 replies
    FOX 29 ^ | Feb 2, 2018 | FOX 29
    <p>BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) - Nick Foles has a calling far greater than throwing touchdown passes.</p> <p>If Foles leads the Philadelphia Eagles to a Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots, he'll become a folk hero in a city that has desperately waited for a championship since 1960.</p>
  • Why we love Philly ... and it's not just because it's not New England

    02/01/2018 10:55:15 AM PST · by Vigilanteman · 60 replies
    Tribune-Review (Suburban Pittsburgh) ^ | Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, 11:27 a.m. | Susan Jones
    Pittsburgh and Philadelphia have always had a kind of love/hate relationship. We're joined by history and boundaries, but divided by more than 300 miles on the turnpike and more than 1 million people in population (we admit it, Philly's bigger). We might poke fun at the weird accents and food tastes of the other, but just like brothers, we'll defend those same idiosyncrasies against all outsiders. And this weekend, most Pittsburghers will take up arms to root on the Philadelphia Eagles against the much-despised New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. But there's more to love about the City of...