The Idle Rich Archive: November, 2008

Get Elton the ball

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Maybe I'm missing something, but this Sixers thing seems pretty simple: Get Elton the ball. Admittedly, eight games is a pretty limited sample... Read more

Eagles? Playoffs? Some scenarios

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Because I had nothing better to do, I spent a half-hour doing the win/loss thing with the Eagles and other potential NFC wildcard rivals. Begin... Read more

Tiki's good guess

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On NBC the other night, Tiki Barber's cohorts were lauding him because Barber apparently predicted in the studio that Andy Reid would call running... Read more

Red Lining

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And, on Monday morning, the NFL attempted to close the can of worms that was opened on Sunday night. You remember the play -- the Giants' Eli... Read more

Familiarity breeds doom for Birds

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See, here's the thing about the Eagles. Everybody is fixated on what they weren't able to do on third and fourth downs at the end of the game... Read more

Challenges doom Birds

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Challenges. Who would have believed it could have come down to replay challenges? On a night of high drama against the New York Giants, a night... Read more

Da key vs. Giants? Maybe DeSean

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I've been talking about this all week, the need for the Eagles to throw the ball downfield. What Seattle did last week to start the game was... Read more

The post-parade malaise

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The parade was a week ago today but it seems like a month. Since then, I've flown back and forth to Seattle, which really does seem like the... Read more

Phillies: Pitching is Job 1

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As my friend Dave Murphy continues to improve his tan at the General Managers' Meetings in Cali -- provided you can get a tan by sitting beneath... Read more

Eagles need to get it downfield

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"Nine in the box," Stewart Bradley was saying, sitting there on the set of "Daily News Live." He was talking about the Seahawks'... Read more