It’s like 3 O’Clock in the afternoon and I am just getting to this. I wish I could feel my face. So as it goes, I drank a bit last night. Wait before you start to judge me I did attend a Fancy Ball. That’s right I am a bit sophisticated. We got to see some awesome friends, the governor, and had us a great time. We left after the social and dinner so we could bar hop a bit. For all those parents out their having a night with no kids is F@#$ing amazing. Sorry I love my kids but damn they are needy little humans. Here is a look back at another great week.
Man am I glad the weather is starting to break. It is so nice to be able to go outside and enjoy the weather. This week the wife got her tickets to the Eagles Women’s Day, we enjoyed some good brews, made some awesome food, did some yard work, and just had a damn good week.
Oh boy another great week in the books. We ate, we drank, we hung out, and just had a good ass time. We didn’t travel at all this week but we had some folks come over a couple of times. All in all another great week down.
This week started off tough with the Funeral but is ending with Easter Sunday. The family has been together almost all week. We drank, we cried, we shared stories, and just enjoyed each others time. It was really nice. This week has been great even if it started off so tough.
Wow what a whirlwind week this was. Monday was a difficult day as we lost one of the pillars of my wife’s family, it of course snowed again despite all my efforts to get mother nature to chill out, and we drank a little bit of beer. Here’s to another week down.
What a great week. I attempted or am still attempting to brew my first batch of beer. The wife got the confirmation for her new job that she starts next week. St. Paddy’s day was yesterday so you know I got hammered. Oh and I got to see the Lombardi Trophy, and do some “Chalk Talk ” with Eagles new receivers Coach Gunter Brewer. It was cool to see my pop get to see the trophy. This week is going to be hard to top but I’ll give it shot. Man is it a good time to be alive.
Another great week down. Some days it’s crazy to look back and see how fast these weeks fly by. Like always there were some ups and downs yet I only remember the ups. This week was busy but we were able to hammer out some good beers, the wife got a new job, and work was invaded by wild turkeys.
Another week down and once again we had some fun. We had a decent week of work, and had ourselves an amazing weekend. I am pretty sure that I still have a football high from the birds winning the Super Bowl so it’s going to hard to bring me down. I just got an excitement boner thinking about it again. We will skip past Monday because nobody fucking likes Monday and we will move further into the week. The wife has a new job interview coming up, we celebrated her birthday, there was valentines day, I got promoted last week, and we celebrated POP’s 89th Birthday, and I remain the coolest dude ever.
The Eagles have become the talk of the town and the best team in the NFL. Well over the next two weeks they will have a chance to prove it. Over the next two weeks the birds will have to travel out west first to play the Seahawks and then to take on the Rams. This will challenge the Eagles in so many ways yet if they can come out on top they will with out a doubt be the favorite to go all the way.
The Eagles have just resigned Alshon Jeffrey to a 4 year extension. Once again the Eagles are using the blue print that was set by the Seahawks when they realized they had a franchise QB in Russell Wilson. The blue print is sign your talent early and set the contracts to expire around the time that you will need to pay the young QB big money. This gives the team the ability to be extremely competitive over the next 4 years. By then if Carson is everything we think he is then we will have no problem being competitive for the next decade or more. The signing of Jerningan was just another example of that. I wouldn’t be surprised if the Eagles aren’t done. I am also glad that they don’t care about re-working contracts in the middle of the season. There is no rule that you have to wait, get it while it’s good.
So for the game this weekend we will talk about some of the struggles the Eagles may face going into a hostile environment like the Seattle.
- You have to travel out west which is always problematic.
- You are going to Seattle which has been has the toughest place to play in December the last few years, its loud, its passionate, and we can’t take it over with Eagles fans.
- Russell Wilson is playing his best football right now.
- The noise will make the Eagles have to use more silent count. This could lead to more false starts.
- Seahawks Need this win, because they want to reach the Rams who we happen to play the very next week.
So with the struggles that will exist there are some positives for the Eagles which will help them out this week.
- They are 4-1 on the road this season.
- They kill the run game, and the Seahawks are currently ranked 20th in rush offense. Not good for them.
- The Eagles are going to force Russell Wilson to beat us through the air and since the return of Darby the Eagles are only looking better and better.
- The Eagles front seven is almost unstoppable at this point.
- The Birds are only the 5th Team in NFL history to throw 28 TD’s and rush for more than 1600 yards through 11 games. That is amazing because they have yet to have a single back go over 100 yards in a game.
With all of this being said and the numbers slightly favoring the Eagles, this game will be tough, it will be a defensive battle against an up and coming team and a battled tested team. The Seahawks know how to win during this time of the year. It will be a tough first half of football as the two team go through the chess match of figuring out each other. I don’t expect the birds to begin to pull away until the 4th quarter. This is when the run game will begin to wear down the Seahawks and the Carson starts to sling the rock.
Predictions for the game
- Carson two more touchdowns one to Ertz and one to Alshon.
- Three backs will have 50 or more yards rushing, and at least one TD.
- Two Interceptions by the Defense.
- Three sacks, Jerningan, Graham, and Cox.
Final: 24 – 17 Eagles. This will be fun to watch.
Last week was a great way to kick off the NFL season. The Chiefs beat the brakes off of the Pats. The Eagles worked over the Redskins. My prediction last week was 33-13 and we got real close to that. I told you that Carson would go over 300 and two TD’s which he did. I missed on Alston as Josh Norman locked him down almost all day. No worries though.
If everything goes right today I think the Eagles can squeeze out a close one. Carson will go for 280 plus today with two more TDs. Alshon will get his first today. Blount will see the end zone also. The Chiefs will be missing Eric Berry today and it will show. This should be a fun back and forth game will the Andy and Doug going toe to toe on their play calling. The difference today will be the Eagles defense. Expect them to bottle up Kareem Hunt and keep Hill in check on the outside. They will have to watch the screen plays. The Lbs will have to be on their toes to ensure the speedster doesn’t get to the outside.
This weeks score 27-24 Eagles. It will be a tough one.