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Video: Three big Eagles answers

Thursday, December 30, 2010, 11:35 AM
VIDEO: Every week, the Daily News' Rich Hofmann gives CineSport's Noah Coslov the three biggest answers in Philadelphia sports, and this week, it's all about the Eagles. Read more

Eagles blow the bye

Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 11:27 PM
What junk. What a blown opportunity. And what a sobering revelation. To play a game like the Eagles played last night against the going-nowhere/Joe Webb-quarterbacked Minnesota Vikings was to disparage everything they had accomplished so far in winning the NFC East. It was the kind of game that... Read more

Another Miracle at the Meadowlands

Sunday, December 19, 2010, 4:25 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- They will tell stories about this one for as long as they tell stories about the Eagles. Trailing by 24-3 at halftime, looking for all the world like a beaten team in the biggest game of the season against the New York Giants, the Eagles came all the way back to tie it at 31-31... Read more

Video: Three big answers

Thursday, December 16, 2010, 2:32 PM
Video: Every week the Daily News' Rich Hofmann provides answers to the three biggest questions in Philadelphia sports for CineSport's Noah Coslov. This week Rich answers questions about the Phillies, Flyers and Eagles. Read more

Lee doesn't guarantee a championship

Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 3:15 PM
Somewhere, Mets owner Fred Wilpon is thinking that Bernie Madoff is the least of his problems, and retired Braves manager Bobby Cox is telling his wife that he can’t wait to take that April cruise after all. The Phillies were the reasonably prohibitive favorites to win the National League East... Read more

Video: Wow: Lee is back

Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 10:20 AM
Video: Cliff Lee is returning to the Phillies. Daily News columnist Rich Hofmann attempts to let that news sink in as he chats with CineSport's Noah Coslov about Lee's return and how the Phillies kept their plans so quiet. Read more

Video: ACL tear claims Graham's season

Monday, December 13, 2010, 3:35 PM
VIDEO: Eagles rookie defensive end Brandon Graham will miss the rest of the season with an ACL tear. The Daily News' Rich Hofmann explains why the loss may be bigger than some might think. Read more

Eagles pay back Cowboys

Sunday, December 12, 2010, 11:35 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- You get embarrassed twice in 6 days by the same team and you are shaken as a franchise. That was where the Eagles were when they walked out of Cowboys Stadium 11 months ago. Manhandled, just physically whipped by the Cowboys in consecutive games, they went about the business of... Read more

Video: 3 Big Answers

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 12:31 PM
VIDEO: The Daily News' Rich Hofmann discusses what the recent hot stove moves mean for the Phillies, the Eagles-Cowboys showdown, and Phil Jasner's memory. Read more

Congrats to Bill Conlin, Hall of Famer

Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 10:35 AM
It has been, as you well know, a difficult week for the Daily News sports staff. The passing of longtime Hall of Fame basketball writer Phil Jasner on Friday night has hit everyone pretty hard. Phil will be buried on Wednesday, and the emotions are still pretty raw, as you might understand. In some... Read more
About this blog
Rich Hofmann arrived at the Daily News in 1980 for a job whose status was officially designated as "full-time, temporary." A senior at Penn at the time, he was hired to fill in on the copy desk during a staff illness. The notion of him covering the Eagles or being a columnist did not exist in anyone's imagination. It was supposed to be six weeks and out, but he never left. It is only one of the reasons why so many people have concerns about him as a potential house guest. Rich has blogged the postseasons of the Flyers and Eagles. E-mail Rich at hofmanr@phillynews.com Reach Rich at hofmanr@phillynews.com.

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