The Eagles Rise To The Top (PST Show #232)

The Eagles rise to the top of the NFL is quite a surprise for many of us fans and members of the NFL community. They’re 5-1 on the season with four road wins, and the excitement continues to fill the fan base as two words are being thrown around – Super Bowl. Ed Kracz, Eagles beat reporter for USA Today’s Eagles Wire, joined us on this week’s show for a look at how this team in performing and how the landscape looks from here on out.
But first on the Brief News & Views segment:
1. Our Sixers season preview with friend of the show, Erik Leonard. (5:15)
2. Phillies managerial search update. (19:55)
3. Can Temple make it to a bowl game? (24:30)
4. The Flyers shot-on-goal percentage. (27:10)
5. Eagles predictions for the upcoming Monday night game vs. Washington. (30:15)
Then we get into our Up or Down segment where we briefly analyze four Philly sports personalities to determine if their needle is moving up or down. (32:00)
Then what we’re throwing down on the Table is a discussion and interview with Ed Kracz from USA Today’s Eagles Wire about how the Eagles are performing on offense and defense. Doug Peterson has been at the forefront of this successful Eagles team after six games, and we talk about his leadership and how it translates to the players on the field. QB Carson Wentz’s development is also a topic we dove into along with his receiver weapons who are growing with him. Defensively, the Birds are one of the most prolific in the NFL, especially the front seven. Plus, we discuss how CB Patrick Robinson has been a bright spot in the secondary. Lastly, we asked Ed the question: can the Eagles truly make it to the Super Bowl this year? All of these topics and much more on this week’s show! (39:20)


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