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Sielski: Eagles' QB theory is phony

Sielski: Eagles' QB theory is phony
philly.com — The Eagles' strategy to manage their quarterback situation for 2016 sounds wonderful in theory, as long as you ignore the phony promise at its core. Their theory is this: Once Sam Bradford wises up and realizes that the franchise will not trade him and that he has no leverage to force it to, he will have no choice but to report for training camp.

Sielski: Eagles cheap and unfair to paint Bradford as baby

Sielski: Eagles cheap and unfair to paint Bradford as baby
philly.com — If you have eyes to see and ears to hear, you know what has already begun: a whispering campaign by the Eagles to denigrate Sam Bradford, to paint him as a pansy too weak to withstand a challenge from Carson Wentz. - Mike Sielski, Philadelphia Inquirer

Michael Vick Shows How Quarterback Ratings Short-Change Runners

Michael Vick Shows How Quarterback Ratings Short-Change Runners
wsj.com — Since the National Football League first began using it in 1973, the passer-rating system has been the bête noire of the sport-a statistic that few regard as a reliable gauge of how well a quarterback is playing.

Sielski: Hakstol proved a good fit for Flyers

Sielski: Hakstol proved a good fit for Flyers
philly.com — They used to laugh about Dave Hakstol. They used to laugh about him a lot. His teams at the University of North Dakota so often got off to slow starts that a rough December came to be an annual tradition, an essential thread to each year's tapestry.

Sielski: Hakstol proved to be a good fit for Flyers

Sielski: Hakstol proved to be a good fit for Flyers
philly.com — They used to laugh about Dave Hakstol. They used to laugh about him a lot. His teams at the University of North Dakota so often got off to slow starts that a rough December came to be an annual tradition, an essential thread to each year's tapestry.

Sielski: Don't be quick to blame Giroux

Sielski: Don't be quick to blame Giroux
philly.com — At one end of the Wells Fargo Center ice, the Washington Capitals had begun a celebration tinged with relief, and along the boards near the middle of the rink, Claude Giroux stayed bent over at the waist, not skating, not watching the Capitals rub each other's head and tap each other's stick, not doing much of anything but dwelling.

Mike Sielski: Don't be quick to blame Giroux for Flyers' loss

Mike Sielski: Don't be quick to blame Giroux for Flyers' loss
macon.com — At one end of the Wells Fargo Center ice, the Washington Capitals had begun a celebration tinged with relief, and along the boards near the middle of the rink, Claude Giroux stayed bent over at the waist, not skating, not watching the Capitals rub each other's head and tap each other's stick, not doing much of anything but dwelling.

Sielski: Don't be quick to blame Giroux

Sielski: Don't be quick to blame Giroux
philly.com — At one end of the Wells Fargo Center ice, the Washington Capitals had begun a celebration tinged with relief, and along the boards near the middle of the rink, Claude Giroux stayed bent over at the waist, not skating, not watching the Capitals rub each other's head and tap each other's stick, not doing much of anything but dwelling.

Mike Sielski: Weight of history piling up on Capitals

Mike Sielski: Weight of history piling up on Capitals
macon.com — They're thinking about it. They have to be thinking about it. How could they not be thinking about it? These are the Washington Capitals. This is the franchise that has lost 10 postseason series in which it held a two-game lead, including one last year.

Sielski: Weight of history is piling up on the Capitals

Sielski: Weight of history is piling up on the Capitals
philly.com — They're thinking about it. They have to be thinking about it. How could they not be thinking about it? These are the Washington Capitals. This is the franchise that has lost 10 postseason series in which it held a two-game lead, including one last year.
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May 05, 2016

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May 05, 2016

#Eagles have agreed to terms with 16 rookie free agents. Our long national nightmare is over.

May 05, 2016

Talked to @RyArch15 today. He confirmed that 15 NBA teams, including the #Sixers, have contacted him about predraft workouts. #Villanova

May 05, 2016

RT @WojVerticalNBA: Sources: Ned Cohen, NBA's Assoc. VP of Basketball Operations, joining 76ers front office in high-ranking basketball job. Significant coup.

May 05, 2016

RT @benshpigel: “He knows he’s got a shelf life because of how he coaches." On Ken Hitchcock and his quest for a Cup in St. Louis: https://nyti.ms/23q88ru.co/2TAQPf9rab


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