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Tim Jernigan is Headed to Houston

Kevin Kinkead - April 1, 2020

Per Ian Rapoport, via the agent:

Injuries derailed what could have been a longer and more productive Eagles career, but Timmy was really good in 2017 and his acquisition will go down as one of the best moves Howie Roseman ever pulled off.

Josh Harris and David Blitzer Make Another COVID-19 Donation

Kevin Kinkead - April 1, 2020

This is the third COVID-19 related donation that Josh Harris and David Blitzer have made since Twitter last week bullied them into reversing the decision to implement employee furloughs:

If we’re keeping track, Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment has now done the following pandemic-related things:

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The Worst of Philadelphia, 2020 Edition: National Title Game

Kevin Kinkead - April 1, 2020

Sixteen entered, but only one may win.

It’s The Running Man, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger!

Actually it’s not; it’s Crossing Broad’s Worst of Philadelphia 2020 bracket, and we’ve eliminated 14 other contestants to reach our title game. Here’s how the Final Four voting played out:

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Adam Schefter Goes on Contradictory and Hyperbolic NFL Rant

Kevin Kinkead - April 1, 2020

Adam Schefter went on a brief, but tasty NFL rant last night on ESPN with Scott Van Pelt.

The crux of the beef here is that he doesn’t think the league is doing the right thing by attempting to proceed with business as usual in the middle of a global pandemic.

Volume up:

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Crossing Broadcast: Returns, Layoffs, Disinfecting Cardboard, Tiger King

Russ Joy - April 1, 2020

Kevin, Anthony, Bob, and Russ update the NBA, MLB, and NHL’s potential options for a return. The guys reflect on the furloughs and layoffs of writers and media personalities, as well as the impact of the lack of sports on the sports betting market. Plus, where the Phillies stand in their negotiations with JT Realmuto, who the Eagles might target in the draft, what the guys have been watching, Kevin’s grindcore album and plenty more!

We’ll be doing a live stream of the show every week going forward, which you can find on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube Live.

Video: https://tinyurl.com/tnoe64q

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NBA Reportedly Discussed Atlantic City as a Playoff Host Site

Kevin Kinkead - March 31, 2020

Interesting tidbits from Marc Berman at the New York Post.

He dropped a story today with some information regarding NBA playoff scenarios, citing sources who are privy to executive-level discussions.

Writes Berman:

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NFL Owners Approve Expanded Playoff Format

Kevin Kinkead - March 31, 2020

The NFL playoff system was not broken and did not need fixing. It certainly did not need expansion, but we’re gonna get it anyway, via a 14-team bracket that will be implemented this season:

Tom Pelissero says wild card weekend will include three games on Saturday and three games on Sunday, which I guess is pretty cool. More football is always a good thing, I guess my gripe is that it felt like the 12-team bracket was close to perfect already and that this is just a way for owners to put more money in their pocket.

Whatever, let’s do a short exercise –

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Seems Like Yannick Ngakoue Really Wants to be a Philadelphia Eagle

Kevin Kinkead - March 31, 2020

Yannick Ngakoue turned 25 today.

As such, his Instagram is a hodgepodge of birthday-related stories, but if you let the thing autoplay you’ll come across a photo of Brian Dawkins in a Philadelphia Eagles uniform.

This would seem to be a continuation of the not-so-cryptic bread crumb placement that began last week, with the Jaguars’ stud defensive end making it very obvious that he wants out of Duuuuuuval.

Earlier this morning he made that crystal clear when responding to a report from Mike Garafolo:

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