The Idle Rich Archive: September, 2009

Phils NL East champs

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The chase began with a great and glorious hangover. It ended with Brad Lidge getting the final out. There is no time to explain what happened... Read more

Phillies on fumes

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As the Phillies limp home, just the facts here. There are 30 teams in the major leagues. On those 30 teams, there are 43 players who have... Read more

Randall Cunningham, the original Wildcat

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In January of 2003, the Eagles and Falcons played a playoff game. It was Donovan McNabb vs. Michael Vick. It really doesn't seem like that... Read more

Monday at 1:30: Live Eagles chat

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Join Rich Hofmann for a live Eagles chat Monday at 1:30. Read more

Clobbered

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The conclusion might be this after Saints 48, Eagles 22 at Lincoln Financial Field: That the future offers some promise. That the problem... Read more

DeSean, Kolb and the speed gun

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The question to DeSean Jackson on Wednesday afternoon was simple enough: compare the balls thrown by Donovan McNabb and Kevin Kolb. The answer... Read more

Andrews: "BIG RED...I love you man"

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The melancholy tone of the posts on Shawn Andrews' Twitter account has been building for days, even since he was unable to practice with a... Read more

The end for Andrews?

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Nothing is certain when it comes to ballplayers and bad backs. Nothing is certain, either, with a football franchise that throws emotional... Read more

Eagles' euphoria tempered by McNabb injury

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If you can be euphoric while holding your breath, that is what the Eagles are here in Charlotte. They arrived for the 2009 season as if shot... Read more

Waiting for the other shoe (Feeley) to drop

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Now that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has announced that Michael Vick will become a real, live member of the Philadelphia Eagles in Week... Read more