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Archive: January, 2013

Video: Phillies sign Young; Will Foles change?

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 11:52 AM
Will Nick Foles be a different QB under new head coach Chip Kelly? Why did the Phillies sign Delmon Young? CineSport's Noah Coslov and the Daily News' Rich Hofmann discuss this & the Sixers. Read more

Joe Flacco's famous father

Monday, January 28, 2013, 3:16 PM
Steve Flacco, Joe’s father, is in the news today, quoted in the New York Times as saying his son is dull. The full quote, in the lead up to the Super Bowl, where Joe’s Baltimore Ravens will play the San Francisco 49ers, went like this: “Joe is dull. As dull as he is portrayed in... Read more

Why Vick probably doesn't fit Kelly's vision

Monday, January 28, 2013, 11:39 AM
We still are in the guessing stage, about pretty much everything when it comes to the Eagles and new coach Chip Kelly. Tops on the list of questions might be the quarterback. We all know that Michael Vick and Nick Foles are under contract, but that Vick can be released without any financial obligations... Read more

Flyers have been here before

Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 10:26 AM
What follows is likely the laziest blog post of all time. It is a reprint of the Flyers' game story from their third game in the lockout-shortened 1995 NHL season. Then, as now, it was their third consecutive loss out of the gate. Then, as now, there was concern because of how a slow start would cripple... Read more

Video: Eagles seeking defensive coordinator; buzz surrounds Flyers; 76ers offer 99-cent tickets

Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 11:42 AM
New Eagles coach Chip Kelly needs to hire a defensive coordinator with NFL experience. CineSport's Noah Coslov and the Daily News' Rich Hofmann discuss the Eagles' search, the Sixers' dire straits and Flyers fans' zeal for the NHL's return. Read more

Eagles place a bet on the future, hire Chip Kelly

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 12:56 PM
Up off of the floor, then. A splash of cold water on the face and away we go. Chip Kelly is the new coach of the Eagles. The Gus Bus has left town, replaced by what Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie believes will be the laser-quick offense of the future. You know it took a big bag of money to pry Kelly away... Read more

Video: Will Eagles fans embrace new head coach?

Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 11:44 AM
How will Eagles fans react to the next head coach? Is Nick Foles the QB of the future? CineSport's Noah Coslov & the Daily News' Rich Hofmann discuss the Eagles head coaching plans. Read more

Video: Rich Hofmann on the Eagles' coaching search and the Flyers' upcoming season

Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 2:02 PM
Are the Eagles worried they haven't found a new head coach yet? Is the Eagles' head coaching job attractive? Daily News columnist Rich Hofmann weighs in on these questions and discusses how the Flyers will fare in the NHL's shortened season in a video chat with Cinesport's Brian Clark. 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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