Eagles Wide Receiver DeSean Jackson Issues An Apology For His Anti-Jewish Post [Video]

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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has made it to the news after posting an anti-semitic quote attributing the infamous Adolf Hitler. Jackson received backlash instantly and posted on his IG saying, “anyone who feels I have hate towards the Jewish community took my post the wrong way I have no hatred in my heart towards no one !! Equality Equality”.

Shortly after, the Eagles star receiver issued an apology addressing his real intentions behind posting the Hitler quote

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The Philadelphia Eagles organization have also followed up with a statement of their own regarding Jackson’s Instagram post.

Emphasizing there no tolerance for hurtful words about any race is unacceptable.

Howie Roseman and the Philadelphia Eagles have not addressed if they will take any action towards DeSean for his post. More news to come as the story develops.

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Super Bowl Champs! Fans Rejoice On The Streets After The Eagles Victory!

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The Philadelphia Eagles Have Won The NFC Championship!

NFL: JAN 13 NFC Divisional Playoff Falcons at Eagles

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Do you believe in miracles? The three point underdog Philadelphia Eagles have just done the impossible and have beaten the Minesota Vikings in the NFC Championship!

This will be the third time in franchise history that the Eagles will be heading to the big game, which ironically, is in Minnestoa!

They will be facing the evil empire, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in two weeks.

This will be the second time in history that both teams face off in the championship, with New England coming out on top in the 2004 season.

Keep it locked to the station all week long to find out what we will be doing and where we will be at!

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Eagles Trade Sam Bradford To The Minnesota Vikings For Two Draft Picks

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Sam Bradford‘s less than stellar career with the Philadelphia Eagles is now over.

The Minnesota Vikings gave a first-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft and a fourth-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft to the Eagles for Bradford in a blockbuster trade. Rookie Carson Wentz will now be your starting quarterback for the Eagles.

When the Eagles drafted 2016 first-round pick Wentz with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft Bradford asked for a trade and held out of team off-season activities but returned. Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater‘s horrific knee injury opened up a potential starting spot for a team who feels they have a shot at the playoffs.

While the Eagles are officially preparing for the future, in a sense getting some of the picks back they lost by moving up in the draft to get Wentz in the first place.

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Related: Philadelphia Eagles Shed 3 Major Contracts Today With 2 Trades!

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Eagles Long Snapper Jon Dorenbos’ Mesmerizing Card Trick On America’s Got Talent

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Philadelphia Eagles player Jon Dorenbos is not only a talented long–snapper, but a magician. Quick

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If you guys have not been aware, Eagle’s long time long snapper Jon Dorenbos has been spending his off season showing off his amazing magician talents on the show “America’s Got Talent”. After moving on from the first round, Jon D had a new trick up his sleeve for this week’s episode, and totally had Ne-Yo in all!

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Former Eagles Head Coach Buddy Ryan Dead At 82

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Former NFL head coach and influential defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan has died, his agent confirmed Tuesday. He was 82.

Ryan, who coached in the NFL for 35 seasons, was known for building some of football’s top defenses behind a relentlessness and hard hitting football that we all grew to love about the NFL

The Chicago Bears carried Ryan off the field next to coach Mike Ditka after Ryan’s famous “46 Defense” helped the Bears in Super Bowl XX.

He later was head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles and Arizona Cardinals and finished his career with a 55-55-1 coaching record. His son, Rex, was on his dad’s staff for two years with the Cardinals in the 1990s.

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Philadelphia Eagles Shed 3 Major Contracts Today With 2 Trades!

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It’s official, the Philadelphia Eagles are in process of quickly cleaning up any messes Chip Kelly may have left behind from last season.

According to multiple reports, the Philadelphia Eagles have traded BOTH Byron Maxwell & linebacker Kiko Alonso to the Miami Dolphins for undisclosed draft picks.

You may remember, but we GREATLY over paid for cornerback B. Maxwell last year, and traded the Eagles all time leading running back in LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for Alonso before the start of last season (can we say DUMB!)

Now NFL reporters like Adam Schefter are reporting the Eagles are also close to finanalizing a deal with the Tennessee Titans to send dissapointing free agent signee Demarco Murray to the Tennessee Titans.

These particular moves will shed a few million dollars from the Eagles cap room, which we can ONLY HOPE they spend a little more wisely this time with a new regime, but then again, it is still the Philadelphia Eagles so we can only cross our fingers.

Check back later for more updates to this developing story!

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NEWS ROUNDUP: Erykah Badu Flaunts Her Natural Gray Strands On Social Media…AND MORE

Erykah Badu is known and praised for her authenticity, but the songstress recently took to Twitter to show us all just how comfortable she really is in her own skin. The 44-year-old posted a photo of her natural gray hair with a caption that reads: “Body and brain have aged. My consciousness has witnessed this, Yet has not aged. This “awareness ‘is who we are.’” The photo got 2.2K retweets and 5K favorites. She also posted a different photo showing off her gray strands on Instagram, which got 16K likes and hundreds of comments praising her for courageously showing her real hair. Gray hair, both natural and dyed, grew to become a popular beauty trend over the course of this year. Read more.


Racial Gaps in College Graduation Rates Persist

When it comes to education, racial disparities are still prevalent. According to a new study conducted by The Education Trust, White students graduate from college at higher rates than students of color. Despite the gap, the graduation rates for Black, Latino, and Native American students at four-year public schools are on the rise. Between the years 2003 and 2013, 77 percent of these schools increased the graduation rate for students that come from underrepresented backgrounds. “As access increases, stratification increases at the same time,” said Anthony Carnevale, Director of Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. Although overall the graduation rates for students of color have increased, growth has been slower for Black students compared to Latinos and Native Americans. “We caution institutional leaders who celebrate their graduation rate gains to take a good look at their data and ask whether they are doing enough to get more African-American, Latino, and Native students to graduation and to close completion gaps,” said Kimberlee Eberle-Sudré, co-author of the study. Read more.


Tupac Shakur Biopic Moves Forward

A biopic about the life of late rapper Tupac Shakur is moving forward. Filming for the movie, which is being directed by Benny Boom, has begun in Atlanta. New actor Demetrius Shipp, Jr. will play the role of Tupac and Jamal Woolard, who played the role of Biggie in Notorious, will serve as the Notorious B.I.G. in this film as well. “I am blessed with the opportunity of a lifetime. Telling the story of this revolutionary, artist, visionary, genius, soldier! I will make him proud and uphold the legacy,” Boom wrote in an Instagram post. Read more.


Philadelphia Eagles Fire Head Coach

Chip Kelly, head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, has hit a rough patch. After his team missed its chance to secure a playoff spot following a loss to the Washington Redskins, the Eagles franchise held Kelly accountable and fired him. Earlier this week, Jeffrey Lurie, owner of the Eagles, released a statement about Kelly’s release. “We appreciate all the contributions that Chip Kelly made and wish him every success going forward,” he said. This was only Kelly’s second year with the Eagles, but the season has been nothing short of tough for the team. They have a record of 6-9 and are ranked second in the NFC East Division. Read more.

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Field Level Sights: Eagles, Giants Monday Night Football {Exclusives}

Take that Steve Weatherford, good try on the trolling! Check out some of the on field shots from the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants Monday Night Football game last night, Oct. 19. The Eagles pulled out the victory over Eli Manning with a comfortable 27-7 victory!

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This Eagles Hype Video Really Got Us Ready For Football [Video]

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If you’re not quite ready for football season and the Philadelphia Eagles, take 2 minutes out of your life and watch this Philadelphia Eagles Hype Video. If you weren’t ready before, you will be ready after this…

Check the video below…

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Chip Kelly Isn’t A Racist, He Just Despises Social Media Flexin’ [Opinion]

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Let’s get this out the way immediately when it comes to Chip Kelly and the Riley Cooper situation, he in no way shape or form should be on the Philadelphia Eagles. Period. What he said was despicable, and should not be tolerated in any work place in this country. No excuse is plausible enough to even justify using such a vial word in any instance, drunk, angry, anything. If Chip Kelly were to have just released Cooper after the incident, or let him go as a free agent the following year, the comments made by LeSean McCoy couldn’t even be discussed as reasonable. But Chip Kelly did in fact let Cooper stay on the team, and even allowed him to get a new contract to stay around for the next few years. This is something I will never understand and can’t sit here and justify it in any way.

Lets dig deeper into this issue, rather than just look at it on surface alone. The questions still come up frequently in Philadelphia sports talk, what reason does Chip Kelly have to release superstars like LeSean McCoy and DeSean Jackson? Who is this college coach coming into the NFL thinking he can win on his system alone, when we all know as die hard football fans it takes talent to win championships!

But when you really look at it, yes talent is always needed, but when your at the top of your profession, isn’t everyone talented? What differentiates between dynasty football teams, and constant bottom feeders? It’s a plan, it’s a mind state, it’s a culture, and this is what Chip Kelly is beginning to shape into form as how he see’s it fit.

There are two players I want to solely focus on when it comes to this study, and that is Jackson and McCoy. Was it talent, certainly not. Was it race? Well Chip Kelly did just draft 5 black players out of 6 in the 2015 draft. So probably not. Then what else could it be? To me, the answer lies in one place, the Internet, and the infiltration of social media into our everyday lives.

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Culture is defined as “a way of thinking, behaving, or working that exists in a place or organization (such as a business).” This is what Chip Kelly is now establishing. He came into the league, and essentially played his first 2 seasons with the players Andy Reid brought in and developed, his culture. When the Eagles brought in a “new boss”, they knew they were also bringing in a new culture, because the old one wasn’t working (no playoff wins since 2008).

So, in comes Chip Kelly, a man who wants his type of players. Lots of moves have been made and questioned, but I want to compare the two players let go by Chip, with the two players Chip essentially replaced them with, Jordan Mathews and Demarco Murray and why the internet holds those answers  to the questions eagles fans are searching for.

It’s called social media, and it is still in such its early stages of understanding. We are finally starting to see people, places, and things in an all-new light, including celebrities and athletes who garner millions of views from people all over the globe.

Let’s take a look at Jordan Mathews social media accounts compared to DeSean Jackson. First off, it seems Jordan Mathews once had an Instagram, but seemed to delete it sometime while in college or prior to entering the NFL, (smart man). On Mathews Twitter account (@jmattjmattjmatt), you can see the only things he seems concerned about in his social media life are two things, his career/ improving his craft as a NFL wide receiver, and his love for Kanye West (again smart man).

Compared to DeSean, @OneOfOne on IG, Jackson is an infamous Instagram flexor. He does post a lot of pictures and videos of him working out, but then there is also those frequent pictures of DJack in the club, DJack hanging out with so and so, DJack stunting in his Benz, to whatever DJack feels like posting. And if you remember, Jackson posted some subtle shots on social media when a problem arose with him and Kelly (always a bad idea).

Let’s use this past weekend, the biggest day in sports (May 2, 2015) for example. On social media, DeSean is out in Vegas for the fight, and continues to flaunt that lifestyle. Out at a club, living it up. Compared to Kelly’s choice, Mathews.

Just a bunch of encouraging comments to new NFL players during the draft, made one bland statement about the fight, and asked why it feels like I’m about to play Tekken… DeSean on the other hand, two words, Vegas Baby.

Oh and he now has a reality show, well in his words, “a mini-documentary series” coming out this year.

Now lets take a look at Shady McCoy’s replacement, Demarco Murray. If he has an Instagram page, it’s harder to find then Waldo. There may be a page with his name, but has zero posts. Let’s take a look at Twitter. Demarco Murray (@DeMarcoMurray) only has 732 tweets, a few pictures of him and football, and a sprinkling of some off the field activities such as endorsements and family. Let’s look at his “big sports weekend” like we did with Mathews and Jackson. Well Murray hasn’t tweeted since April 7th.

We all know the turmoil Shady has had when it comes to social media and using it in all the wrong ways. As well as the infamous 18-cent tip that went viral.

Let’s take it all back to using last weekend as a “reason” of why Chip Kelly got rid of Jackson and McCoy. How was Shady acting on social media during the NFL draft and the “biggest weekend in sports?” Well, if you didn’t see the username, you probably couldn’t tell the difference between McCoy and Jackson’s social media actions.

Now, is Chip Kelly basing his football culture off of social media? Probably not. But we need to dig deeper then just throwing out terms like “racism” with little to back that claim up, especially when trying to explain Chip Kelly’s decisions on a football field. To imply racism cheapens its meaning of the term in a world and country where real problems truly do lie. I am the same age as DeSean and LeSean, so I do not want to come off as some old guy mad at young men out enjoying there life and sharing their moments on social media like millions of others do everyday. There is also no problem and going out and enjoying your off season. But when you think about it, on average, NFL players at best have 10 seasons to make money for the rest of their lives. You can live it up when its all over, don’t you want players on your Philadelphia Eagles that only care about football at this stage of their life? Did we see Dawkins out at the club? Did we see Brian Westbrook “turnt up” in Vegas? No, and it doesn’t mean it didn’t happen, but there was never a medium created at that time that gave access like Instagram and Twitter do today. So whether players were doing that type of stuff or not, it wasn’t thrown in your face like it is today because of the new “TMZ” world we live in.

Let’s make this as simple as possible. If you have groups of young 20 year old players every year coming into the Philadelphia Eagles locker room each season, a whole bunch of wide eyed college students who just received more money then they have ever seen in their entire lives, need veterans to look to and mold how they are going to go about there career. In a nut shell, do you want the players looking up to guys like Mathews and Murray, who solely based on their social media accounts, care about two things, football and family, and in Jordan’s case, Kanye West.

Comparing that scenario to LeSean and DeSean, who clearly are about that superstar, look at me, celebrity lifestyle. They love being famous, and can be questioned based off of their social media accounts, maybe as much as football. And this is a culture Kelly isn’t going to allow to be established.

Does it mean he will win because of this so called “culture”? No, of course it doesn’t, and this may completely backfire in his face. And if that does happen, fans will brutalize him. But until that happens, insinuating racism in a culture that is festered monthly by tragic tails riddled in racist acts just isn’t fare.

Now some of this article is slightly written in tongue and cheek, do I know if Chip Kelly even pays attention to social media for a fact? Of course not, but I want people to look at this situation in a deeper magnitude rather than just pointing fingers and saying, 2 black players were released, Chip must have a problem with black people, making him a racist, which to me, is a shallow way of thinking, especially when it comes to the importance of dealing with racism.

I used the social media aspect as an example because today, for right or wrong, it seems sometimes the way people see others and their lifestyles is through their social media accounts. When it comes to the two players released, it’s clear they enjoy football, but seem to love themselves and the outside privileges that come with being in the NFL. Equated to their replacements, Mathews and Murray, who are all football all the time, and live a much more simplistic life based off their social media accounts, just like the head honcho, Chip Kelly, who eats and sleeps football 24/7.

Is Chip Kelly a perfect GM and football coach so far, nope, but is he a racist, no, does he despise the new societal norm of social media and flexin’ on the gram with the millennial culture, that answer appears to be very apparent. The Chip Kelly saga continues on, and only time will tell, which is the right way to handle the new era of football players and the power of a brand new outlet that coaches, bosses, corporations, etc. are continuing to learn and adapt with during a new technological era that we live in, and because of its infancy, we continue to try and learn the proper ways of using such a powerful outlet, and that, is where the problem lies. Sometimes it goes beyond the surface, and isn’t as simple as saying something is just black and white.

words by Justin Engelhardt @justinthomasmedia 

LeSean McCoy Blasts Chip Kelly: ‘There’s A Reason He Got Rid Of All The Black Players’

LeSean McCoy hit his ex coach Chip Kelly hard in an interview with ESPN.

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Months after his trade from the Philadelphia Eagles to the Buffalo Bills, running back LeSean McCoy has opened up about his former team.

The new Bills running back talked at length about the move and race relations with Eagles coach Chip Kelly.

McCoy told ESPN The Mag, “The relationship was never really great. I feel like I always respected him as a coach. I think that’s the way he runs his team. He wants the full control. You see how fast he got rid of all the good players. Especially all the good black players. He got rid of them the fastest. That’s the truth. There’s a reason. … It’s hard to explain with him. But there’s a reason he got rid of all the black players— the good ones— like that.”

The former Eagles star also said that he wasn’t the only person who feels that way. “Oh, man. People have heard it. I mean … Stephen A. Smith has talked about it. Other players have talked about it. But that’s one of the things where you don’t even care no more. I’m on a new team, ready to play. So it’s nothing to do with Chip. I have no hatred toward him, nothing to say negative about him. When he got [to Philadelphia], I didn’t know what to expect. When he let DeSean go last year, I was like: “C’mon. DeSean Jackson?” So it is what it is.”

McCoy is now starting a new chapter in his life in Buffalo and is ready to earn that five-year, $40 million contract he signed.

Despite the fact that he “didn’t want to [go to Buffalo]” at first, the situation has changed a lot since then. He’s also enjoying his new coach, Rex Ryan and his “laid-back” style.

McCoy is entering an important stage in his career. The 26-year-old is facing the statistical cliff for running backs— at 27 many NFL running backs start to lose a step. We’ll see how he performs for his new team.

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Eagles Trade LeSean McCoy To Buffalo

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According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, in a shocking turn of events, the Philadelphia Eagles trade their star running back LeSean McCoy to Buffalo for young talented linebacker Kiko Alonso. Alonso who played for Chip Kelly at Oregon, was out for all of 2014 because of a torn ACL, but had a very good rookie season.

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Eagles LB Emmanuel Acho Surprises Fan By Asking Her To Prom

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Eagles linebacker Emmanuel Acho surprised one of his biggest fans, by asking her to prom. Hannah Delmonte of  Woodgrove High School in Purcellville, Va. had no idea that an Instagram post to her favorite NFL player would lead to her having the best prom date at her school. Hannah asked Emmanuel Acho via Instagram if he would attend prom with her and the young linebacker obliged. Check out the video below as Emmanuel Acho surprises his biggest fan.

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Will The Eagles Make The Playoffs? [Poll]

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The Eagles took a hard lost to the Cowboys on Sunday night, losing 38-27 and giving up 3 touchdowns to Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant. The lost pushes the Eagles out of first place in the division, leaving them fighting for their playoff lives. With only a few games left in the season, this get’s us the thinking….

Will the Eagles make the Playoffs? take our poll below…