The Seahawks Play A Complete Game

By Shannon Sanchez // @ShannonSanchez3

Seahawks 24 – Eagles 10

This is arguably the most complete game that the Seahawks have played this year.  From the opening drive, the game seemed to go in favor of the Seahawks.  The offense was led by quarterback Russell Wilson who once again turned into a wizard.  He was scrambling his way out of would-be sacks and finding receivers like tight end Jimmy Graham for the 9th time in 8 games.  

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Eagles Are Taking It One Game At A Time

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By Roxaane Herrera //@rxnlzbth

Eagles- 10     Seahawks- 24

 

All week, I was anxious about this game. I knew it would be tough to play against Seattle in Seattle.  I just figured it would be more competitive, or at the very least a fun game to watch. As frustrating as it was, though, I’m okay with this loss.  Eagles needed to face a playoff caliber team; a team who was desperate for a win, in order to get experience in that type of environment.

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Eagles Are Their Own Worst Enemy

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By Roxann Herrera //@rxnlzbth

Eagles – 31     Bears – 3

 

After enjoying some much needed time off and a long overdue family gathering, I watched the Eagles/Bears game and had the biggest smile on my face.  It was a great weekend personally, and I  wasn’t too concerned about the outcome of the game.  But, if I’m being honest, it feels pretty good having this kind of confidence in your team. 

The Philadelphia Eagles played a sloppy game with three total fumbles for the day and it was frustrating to watch because these are the kinds of mistakes we can’t afford to make when it counts the most.  Sunday’s game wasn’t the most important game of the season, not even close.  However, turnovers of any kind need to be immediately addressed. Fortunately, Chicago didn’t gain any points from any of those fumbles but the same thing can’t be said for a team such as Seattle or maybe even the Rams, which are the Eagles’ next two road games.
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Why I’m Thankful For The Philadelphia Eagles

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By Roxaan Herrera // @rxnlzbth

Every year around this time, I like to reflect on the past year.  I think about what I’ve gained, what I’ve lost and most importantly, what I’ve learned.

The main things are always the same: I still have my kids, they have their health, are happy and I will forever be grateful that I get to be their mom. I have my partner in crime and my best friend in my husband. He’s the best father for my kids that I could ever ask for.

My circle of friends remains small but these are people who I trust around my children.   I can confide my deepest secrets with them and who all know me and love me even if we go days without talking.  I am very fortunate to still have my family near me and am able to spend birthdays and holidays with them.

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The Eagles Have Zero Rings…So What?

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By Roxann Herrera

Eagles 37 – Cowboys 9

 

For some reason, I found this article hard to write. I couldn’t write it after Sunday night’s game against the Cowboys because I was on an emotional high and I refused to think logically.   I skipped on my usual weekly game recap.  I also wanted to write an article about how, based on Eagles’ history, going 9-1 equals a trip to the Super Bowl.  Of course, that’s difficult to prove so I couldn’t write about that either. 

Then, I thought about writing an article describing how proud I am of my team because, you know, I haven’t talked about that enough.  Buutt…I wasn’t able to find the right words to fully express my feelings so I nixed that idea.

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Best Offense Versus best… Defense?

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By Roxaan Herrera // @rxnlzbth

Eagles 51 – Broncos 23

Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos was a bittersweet victory.   Wait…that’s a lie. It was a pretty SWEET VICTORY!   I really tried to not enjoy it as much as I did, but I couldn’t help myself. I watched every single minute of it.  Let’s be honest, though, it was over by halftime.

The Denver Broncos are my boyfriend’s team and he’s fully aware that the Broncos aren’t playing to their full potential.   All week leading up to this rivalry game, all I heard from him was “Eagles haven’t seen a real defense” (okay, guy),“Carson Wentz will finally see a real defense” (eye roll), and my favorite “Your running backs aren’t going to get more than four yards on my defense” (eye roll plus smirk). 

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Eagles Continue Their Stride

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By Roxaan Herrera // @roxaaneh

Eagles – 33   49ers – 10

Sunday’s game against the 49ers felt sluggish and looked sloppy.  The Eagles started off slow, and the rain didn’t make it any easier.  Still, quarterback Carson Wentz managed to bring his team together and come away with their 6th straight win in Philadelphia.   This win keeps them number one in the league.

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Eagles Soar To #1

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By Roxaann Herrera // @roxaaneh

FINAL: Eagles – 34   Redskins – 24

And then there was one. NUMBER ONE BABY!!

Okay, enough with the gloating. In all seriousness, I laid in bed well past my bedtime after Monday night’s win just thinking about how far my Philadelphia Eagles have come, not only since I’ve been a fan (wayyy back in 2003), but all throughout the organization’s history.

What separates this season from previous winning seasons, in my humble opinion, is that these wins have been so rightfully earned. We have fought from behind, scrapped against and adjusted according to each opponent.  In Carson Wentz, the Eagles have an exceptional quarterback who has only improved game in and game out with his mechanics, proving his agility and athleticism. He has taken some risks plus some wicked hits in result of those risks but most importantly, has learned from them. He makes this team so special.

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Touchdown!! NFL TD Celebrations Are Back

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By Sonja Greenfield // @Mom23RN

While a lot of the NFL season has been draped in controversy, there is something that we’re missing.

The celebrations!  The NFL has graciously allowed celebrations back in the game.  As long as they’re not too outlandish.   (Right OBJ??) They have been a pretty welcome sight for fans and players alike!

Shoutout to The Checkdown where most of these came from!

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Fly Eagles, Fly!

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By Roxaann Herrera // @roxaaneh

I fell in love with football when I was in the 5th grade.   My family tried to brainwash me to like baseball and soccer, but they did succeed in making me a Los Angeles Lakers fan; but that’s for another day. I volunteered to play flag football one lunch recess and for my first run, I completed a first down and the rest is history. It really was that simple.

That same day, I had my brother explain the basics of football to me and though I had no particular team I was rooting for, I followed quarterbacks Kurt Warner and Brett Favre throughout their journey as two of the best quarterbacks to ever play the game. 

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