Fultz will be 19 years, 142 days old when he mans up against John Wall in the Sixers' season opener Oct. 18. Two nights later, he'll face Kyrie Irving.
Given how little those of us outside the Sixers' building have seen of Simmons, it is awfully difficult to envision the kind of player he will be in the NBA. Inside of those walls, though, something special seems to be emerging.
Right now, the Eagles are a good football team. There's your big takeaway. Metaphorically, at least.
There is no column in the standings for moral victories, but this was a commendable effort.
Carson Wentz may not always be able to connect with his new top target, but his new No. 1 receiver creates invaluable chances that affect the opposing defense.
Is it coaching or personnel?
The defense could've clammed up when Ronald Darby went down; instead, a ferocious front seven proved to be the difference in the game.
The Eagles liked Hunt but couldn't draft him. What that says.
It took Jeffrey Lurie nearly three minutes to finish answering the first question he fielded, but in doing so he also managed to answer most of the other pertinent questions he would soon face.
Eagles have a lot invested and need something to show for it
Leadership is useless if it's not coupled with talent. The QB has shown the kind of talent capable of converting the masses.
Simply put, Pederson was a lot more competent than many people feared heading into last season.
The order of the names might be different this season, but getting 16 Pro Bowl-caliber games out of Peters and Johnson might be even more important.
The team should look for at least two veteran arms to slot in behind Aaron Nola in the rotation.
They are better across the board. And they have a potential X-factor at quarterback.
Rhys Hoskins' historic eight home runs have come with a tantalizing amount of patience.
A complete breakdown of the trickle-down effect of the Tobin move.
Like everything in the NFL, a player's health is judged on a sliding scale: the more productive you are, the more time you can miss before you start worrying about your job.
It's not that the Phillies' problems are solved. It's just that there's reason for hope.