SO, HOW ABOUT that Super Bowl, huh? Wasn't it just great how the Patriots battled back from adversity (i.e., playing like crap for more than 35 minutes) and miraculously delivered to their humble, long-suffering fans yet another Lombardi Trophy?
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MOBILE, Ala. Jordan Morgan Sr. and Delores Morgan were "still in a state of shock," Jordan said Thursday, as they sat in the stands at Ladd-Peebles Stadium and watched their son, Jordan Morgan Jr., practice with the North team for Saturday's Senior Bowl.
MOBILE, Ala. - Howie Roseman really talked up Jason Kelce when Roseman met with reporters Wednesday at the Senior Bowl. But if you listened closely, Roseman didn't say it was essential the Eagles keep their starting center, just that he was a valuable asset, er, that is, player.
HOWIE ROSEMAN has a quarterback, does not have a DeLorean. These were among the insights gleaned Wednesday when Roseman held a postseason news conference, his first media appearance since November and the Eagles' de facto general manager's most extensive question-and-answer session since before the 2016 season.
EARLY IN WEDNESDAY'S indoor Eagles practice, receivers were running pass patterns against air, except air was getting an assist from Doug Pederson, who crouched like a cornerback at the spot in the route where the receivers needed to break to the outside. As each receiver made his cut, Pederson extended his arms and gave a gentle push.
TERRELL WATSON was about 3 years old, he said, when his parents told him the truth: They were actually his grandparents. His mother, their then-15-year-old estranged daughter, had left him on their front porch in a basket, with some clothes, a few weeks after he was born.
WHAT HAS Carson Wentz accomplished, in his own eyes, and those of his teammates and coaches? A bit of context for Wentz's rookie season: The Eagles' first plan was for the No. 2 overall pick in the draft to not play at all. Their second plan was for him to throw maybe 25 times a game, with the defense and the ground attack taking much of the weight off the rookie's shoulders.
TERRENCE BROOKS was only on the field because Jaylen Watkins had left with a concussion. Brooks plays special teams, hadn't played a defensive snap all season before Thursday's second half, but Watkins was down and the Eagles were hanging on by wind-numbed fingertips to a win that had initially looked like it might come easy.