* Quarterbacks: Atlanta's Matt Ryan is 8-0 all-time in home openers, with 19 touchdowns and only four interceptions. Those four picks, oddly enough, came when he threw two apiece in two games against the Eagles (2011, 2015). One of his interceptions
Eagletarian: Each week, Paul Domowitch of the Daily News provides an in-depth look at the keys to an Eagles' victory, as well as who has the edge in their upcoming matchup.
Brett Myers will make his fourth career start in a regular-season opener today. All have been at Citizens Bank Park. The difference is that from 2007 through 2009, he pitched for the home side.
BROAD STREET BILLY says, "Enough already with Spring Spraining news of Lawn Chair Chase, Polly in a Brace, Brad the Sad and Li'l Roy trying to eat a line drive through his neck."
Here is a look at what we'll be watching during tomorrow night's Eagles-Texans game:
1. As DeSean goes. If DeSean Jackson isn’t the straw that...
Cleveland Browns quarterback Brady Quinn will, according to sources, miss the rest of the season because of a broken right index finger on his throwing hand.
After phrustrated Phils phans phumed about Commish Bud Selig's phoul-weather phiasco, a phlock of phellow-phanatics phlooded Phillies@phillynews.com with a phresh phorecast for the Phils phuture:
There is no outdoor party more hearty than one deferred by the caprices of Mother Nature and the stupidity of Father Baseball.
Hey, all you gamblers who bet on the Phillies in Game 5, we want to congratulate you on your victory.
WHEN SHORTSTOP Jimmy Rollins cleared his head with "The Inner Game of Tennis," it helped the Phillies reach the playoffs, helped make him an MVP and helped end a playoff slump.
THE PART about being tied at two, going into the bottom of the sixth with Cole Hamels out of the game, that part Joe Maddon is more than comfortable with.
There used to be a sign at Downey's on South Street, supposedly, that read something like: "On this date 10 years ago, nothing happened."
Rich Hofmann: The Rays might arrive for the bottom of the sixth with an emotional advantage. But the Phillies are in better shape with more potential at-bats and a better bullpen.