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Meet The Coaches: Special Teams Coordinator Michael Clay
Mar 02, 2021
As we continue our exclusive series of interviews with the new coaching staff, special teams coordinator Michael Clay is the guest on the Eagles Insider Podcast. He started his NFL coaching career in Philadelphia on Chip Kelly's staff, went to San Francisco and now returns to the Eagles as the man in charge of special teams. Michael is a 29-year-old coach with a bright future in the league, and he discusses his maturation as a coach, how he relates to players who are his peers, and what his daily message will be to the Eagles' special teams units. It's a great listen – Michael Clay, talking about the new direction of the Eagles' special teams!
Merrill looks ahead and the NovaCare Complex celebrates a birthday!
Feb 08, 2021
Voice of the Eagles Merrill Reese offers his thoughts on new head coach Nick Sirriani and looks ahead to the 2021 season and we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the NovaCare Complex with a special guest, Eagles president Don Smolenski. The 2021 offseason has started! Every team is 0-0. What do the Eagles need to do to get back to the top of the NFL? Some thoughts here from Merrill that you are going go want to hear!
Exclusive: One-on-One with Chairman & CEO Jeffrey Lurie
Feb 02, 2021
Eagles Chairman & CEO Jeffrey Lurie didn't answer questions at Friday's press conference introducing new Head Coach Nick Sirianni, but he did here with Eagles Insider Dave Spadaro. It's a great, wide-open interview – and it's very revealing. Enjoy the conversation in this exclusive episode of the Eagles Insider Podcast. Tune in for a fantastic listen!
Exclusive: One-on-One with new Head Coach Nick Sirianni
Jan 28, 2021
The Eagles hired Nick Sirianni as the team's new head coach and after spending a few days working to learn the NovaCare Complex, build his coaching staff and get a sense of the Eagles' roster, he starts meeting the media here on the Eagles Insider Podcast. Sirianni and host Dave Spadaro discuss Coach's upbringing, his love for the game, the interview process with the Eagles and Sirianni's five beliefs to build a winning football team. It's a dynamite exclusive interview that provides unique insight into the mind of the new head coach. Listen NOW!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Eagles get their man in Nick Sirianni, the team's new head coach
Jan 24, 2021
It's official now that Nick Sirianni is the team's new head coach, and the 39-year-old Sirianni has a lot of questions to be answered. He will meet the media in the coming days and the Eagles will comment on why he is the right man for the job, but in this Episode of the Eagles Insider Podcast we get an exclusive perspective from former Eagles offensive coordinator and current Indianapolis head coach Frank Reich, who knows Sirianni better than anyone in the NFL. Reich breaks down the new Eagles' head coach.
Eagles Insider Podcast: Who will the Eagles choose as the next head coach?
Jan 19, 2021
While we wait excitedly for the next head coach, Merrill Reese joins the Podcast and we talk about the four previous hires made by Jeffrey Lurie – Ray Rhodes, Andy Reid, Chip Kelly and Doug Pederson. All four were first-time NFL head coaches in Philadelphia and all four made the postseason at least once. Who is next? Merrill and Dave go back in time and also talk about what's next for the Eagles. Tune in for a great Episode!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Eagles make decision to dismiss Doug Pederson as head coach
Jan 11, 2021
Chairman/CEO Jeffrey Lurie held a press conference on Monday to discuss his decision to move on from Doug Pederson as the team's head coach after five seasons, three playoff appearances and one Super Bowl victory. Voice of the Eagles Merrill Reese joins the Podcast to talk about the news.
It's time to look ahead to 2021: How do Eagles rebound?
Jan 07, 2021
Executive vice president/general manager Howie Roseman met the media on Monday and we highlight some of the important points he made as the Eagles look forward to the 2021 season with the sixth pick in the 2021 NFL Draft and a roster to rebuild. Eagles Hall of Famer and radio analyst Mike Quick outlines the team, position by position, with candor and the understanding that the Eagles have a lot of work to do to get back into postseason contention. It's a great Eagles Insider episode to kick off the offseason. We will be here every step of the way as our count to Training Camp, 2021 begins.
Eagles Insider Podcast: Eagles fall to Washington, 20-14, and now face a busy offseason of decisions
Jan 04, 2021
In this Eagles Insider Podcast Instant Reaction, we hear from head coach Doug Pederson on his decision to replace Jalen Hurts with Nate Sudfeld in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 20-14 loss to Washington, get the lowdown from Hurts on what he learned in his rookie season and listen to linebacker Alex Singleton, a bright spot who emerged in the defense. Plus, Merrill Reese offers the "Merrill Plan" for the Eagles to get back to the top of the NFC East in the offseason ahead. All of that and more in this Instant Reaction Eagles Insider Podcast as the Eagles finish the season 4-11-1.
RB Miles Sanders: 'I think about it every day'
Dec 31, 2020
As he concludes second NFL season, RB Miles Sanders has established himself as a go-to player in the Eagles' offense and one of the most explosive backs in the NFL. His goal, though? To be one of the best all-around players in the league. It's part of his plan, and he discusses it in this Eagles Insider Podcast Tailgate Edition. We also visit with head coach Doug Pederson for an exclusive one-on-one interview, talk with former Eagles QB Mike Vick about his time in Philadelphia, check in with QB Jalen Hurts as he preps for his fourth start and get the First Look lowdown on the Washington Football Team with Zach Selby, who covers The Football Team for its official web site. Happy New Year to everyone and thank you for your support as the Eagles prepare to wrap up this disappointing 2020 season.
Eagles Insider Podcast: A downer in Dallas as Eagles fall and NFC East hopes end
Dec 27, 2020
In this Instant Reaction Podcast, QB Jalen Hurts, RB Miles Sanders, DE Brandon Graham and S/CB Jalen Mills discuss the disappointing 37-17 loss at Dallas and head coach Doug Pederson sums up his thoughts as the team falls to 4-10-1 on the season. Also, Merrill and Mike break it down with their perspectives. Instead of playing for the NFC East title on Sunday against Washington, the Eagles end their 2020 season.
Eagles Insider Podcast: A history lesson on Eagles-Cowboys rivalry
Dec 25, 2020
Pro Football Hall of Famer Ray Didinger joins the Podcast to discuss the history of the greatest, most heated, and most hated rivalry in sports – Eagles-Cowboys. It's a must-listen interview! Plus, Jim Cramer has his weekly riff, QB Jalen Hurts talks about the "must-win" game and DE Brandon Graham celebrates his first-ever Pro Bowl selection. Join in on the Tailgate Edition of the Eagles Insider Podcast!
Eagles Insider Podcast: WR Jalen Reagor is pumped to play in his hometown Dallas on Sunday
Dec 23, 2020
Rookie WR Jalen Reagor returns to his hometown of Dallas to play the Cowboys on Sunday and he talks about his (mostly) up-and-down rookie season of 2020, head coach Doug Pederson breaks down QB Jalen Hurts and praises his locker room for sticking together during a tough season and we visit with Mickey Spagnola of DallasCowboys.com, who has seen the Cowboys win their last two games and claw back into the playoff picture in the NFC East. Tune in now for a great episode!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Depleted defense, special teams woes mar outstanding game from QB Jalen Hurts
Dec 20, 2020
In this Eagles Insider Podcast, Instant Reaction, we hear from QB Jalen Hurts after his brilliant, 4-touchdown performance in the 33-26 loss to Arizona. Head coach Doug Pederson, S Jalen Mills and DE Brandon Graham, along with WR Greg Ward discuss the defeat, which dropped the Eagles to 4-9-1 for the season. Also, Merrill and Mike offer their analysis and the feeling that they are "encouraged" in the big picture after such a difficult defeat in Arizona.
Eagles Insider Podcast: DT dominance, Lane Johnson, Rodney McLeod and Madden Tournaments for You!
Dec 18, 2020
We are jam packed on this Tailgate Edition of the Eagles Insider Podcast. DT Javon Hargrave is the featured guest and he discusses his dominating ways teaming inside with Fletcher Cox and Malik Jackson, OT Lane Johnson updates his health status and his Campbell's Chunky love, S Rodney McLeod has his emotions are tested with his injury and his great work in the community, Jim Cramer wants a win in Arizona and the Eagles are in the E Sports business and opening doors for all of you Madden winners, too! Oh, and QB Jalen Hurts talks about his second start and what he wants from an offensive standpoint. Tune in and enjoy as the Eagles prepare for the Cardinals on Sunday!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Coach Doug, and an offense starting to evolve into … what?
Dec 16, 2020
In this Eagles Insider Podcast, head coach Doug Pederson discusses the new-look offense with starting quarterback Jalen Hurts making his second NFL start, we meet cornerback Kevon Seymour and hear his remarkable story of perseverance to make his way back to an NFL playing field, and the 7-6 Cardinals are the opponent on Sunday and we take our first look at a team that has a lot of weapons, but that hasn't quite found its identity in 2020. It's a jam-packed episode, so enjoy the listen!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Jalen Hurts delivers a win in his starting debut!
Dec 13, 2020
QB Jalen Hurts did it with his arm and his legs, RB Miles Sanders ripped off an 82-yard touchdown run and the defense came up big with five sacks and two takeaways as the Eagles ended a four-game losing streak to beat New Orleans 24-21 on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. In this Instant Reaction Podcast, we hear from Hurts, Sanders, head coach Doug Pederson and gain analysis from Merrill and Mike. The electricity is palpable in South Philadelphia! Tune in and get the Instant Reaction NOW!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Ready for Jalen? The Eagles talk about the QB picture and more!
Dec 11, 2020
Jalen Hurts starting at quarterback is the story and we have it covered from the NovaCare Complex as the Eagles prepare for the Saints on Sunday. Plus, Brandon Graham discusses what he would tell a young Brandon Graham, "Mad Money's" Jim Cramer makes a passionate plea for Eagles fans and … look who we have visiting the show?!? Darren Sproles is retired and he's using his competitive juices to do what?? Golf?? Tune in the Tailgate Edition as the Eagles wind down the week with a rookie at the quarterback position. What a season it's been …
Eagles Insider Podcast Exclusive: Doug Pederson discusses QB change to Jalen Hurts
Dec 08, 2020
Head coach Doug Pederson has made his decision: Rookie Jalen Hurts will make his NFL starting debut on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints at Lincoln Financial Field. Listen in to this exclusive interview as Pederson discusses his reasoning for selecting Hurts, and what it means for 5-year veteran Carson Wentz.
Eagles Insider Podcast: Eagles fall in Green Bay; what happens next at QB position?
Dec 07, 2020
A 30-16 loss in Green Bay dropped the Eagles to 3-8-1 for the season, and now there is intrigue to discuss at the quarterback position. Rookie Jalen Hurts replaced Carson Wentz in the lineup late in the third quarter and stayed in for the rest of the game, sparking the team. Who plays quarterback on Sunday when New Orleans comes to town? Coach Doug Pederson, Wentz and Hurts talk about the situation and Merrill and Mike weigh in with their opinions of what the team could do. Take a listen as the QB position is under scrutiny!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Bring on the Green Bay Packers!
Dec 04, 2020
In this Eagles Insider Podcast Tailgate Edition, Jim Cramer delivers an optimistic message in his Cramer Minute, quarterback Carson Wentz talks about starting games faster, head coach Doug Pederson joins in with a one-on-one interview and rookie Jack Driscoll discusses returning to the starting lineup at right tackle. Join in as the Eagles get ready for a big road game on Sunday in Green Bay!
Eagles Insider Podcast: A Monday night downer – Eagles falter once again, losing to Seattle 23-17
Dec 01, 2020
A lackluster offensive effort and the inability to slow down Seattle WR D.K. Metcalf led to a 23-17 Eagles loss on Monday night, the team's third consecutive defeat. In this Podcast, QB Carson Wentz talks about his struggles, CB Darius Slay discusses what he called his "worst game" in the NFL and head coach Doug Pederson searches for answers. Plus, Voice of the Eagles Merrill Reese says the offensive problems are on the shoulders of Wentz, who is in the worst slump of his five-year NFL career.
Eagles Insider Podcast: Lane Johnson done for 2020; Carson Wentz hopes to bounce back
Nov 27, 2020
Right tackle Lane Johnson announces that an ankle injury will sideline him for the remainder of 2020, forcing yet another new look for the hard-luck offensive line. Quarterback Carson Wentz has his sights set on a fast start and mistake-free football against a good Seahawks defense, we take a deep dive into the 7-3 season, Jim Cramer gives his thoughts on the QB situation in the Cramer Minute and former Eagles defensive end Jevon Kearse visits and reminisces about his seasons in Philadelphia. Join us for the Tailgate Edition of the Eagles Insider Podcast and Happy Thanksgiving Eagles everywhere!
Pederson explains Carson Wentz; LB Singleton thriving in defense
Nov 25, 2020
In the midst of a tough stretch, head coach Doug Pederson explains how he thinks QB Carson Wentz and the offense can get back on track and LB Alex Singleton has become a tackling machine on defense, using that big play in San Francisco as a launching point for his production this season. Tune in as the Eagles get ready for Seattle in prime time on Monday night.
Eagles Insider Podcast: Turnovers, lack of offensive punch doom Eagles in loss to Browns
Nov 22, 2020
Carson Wentz threw two interceptions, Miles Sanders had a key turnover to end the first offensive drive and the Eagles lacked any offensive explosion in a 22-17 loss at Cleveland. We've got the Instant Reaction from head coach Doug Pederson, Wentz and the locker room, as well as analysis from Merrill and Mike, after a most disappointing defeat.
Eagles Insider Podcast: Carson addresses team; this is what he said
Nov 20, 2020
QB Carson Wentz took some time to address the team during the week. He joins the Podcast to discuss his intention and his message. Also, former Eagles LB Ike Reese discusses the challenge the linebackers face Sunday against Cleveland's powerful running game, Eagles Hall of Fame CB Eric Allen catches us up on his life (which still includes the NFL) and "Mad Money's" Jim Cramer has some words of encouragement in what he calls a make-or-break game for the Eagles. Tune in to the Tailgate Edition of the Eagles Insider Podcast.
Eagles Insider Podcast: On the road against Cleveland with a spotlight on Johnson-Garrett
Nov 18, 2020
The Eagles take to the road this week to play the 6-3 Browns in Cleveland, not an easy task. Head coach Doug Pederson discusses how he plans to get this team back on the winning track, we take our First Look at a dynamic Cleveland running game and a defense that is wreaking havoc, and RT Lane Johnson breaks down the matchup he will see quite a bit on Sunday – superstar DE Myles Garrett, the NFL leader in QB sacks and more. It's a great episode. Tune in and turn the page and get ready for the Cleveland Browns, a team that has reversed its fortunes after so many seasons of struggle.
Eagles Insider Podcast: A disappointing way to start the second half of 2020
Nov 15, 2020
A lack of execution on third downs offensively, a defense that started slowly and didn't sustain momentum and terrible field position all game led to a 27-17 loss at New York that dropped the Eagles to 3-5-1 on the season. We have the reaction from the players and coach Doug Pederson, as well as analysis from Merrill and Mike after their call of the game. Tune in for the latest Eagles Insider Podcast.
Eagles Insider Podcast: Carson Wentz begins second half of 2020 with great expectations
Nov 13, 2020
We've got a great Eagles Insider Podcast Tailgate Edition for you as the Eagles prepare for New York on Sunday. QB Carson Wentz discusses his hopes for the second half of the season with so many experienced players returning to the lineup, "Mad Money" man Jim Cramer has three words for Wentz in his weekly Minute, former Eagles OG Evan Mathis visits the show and we've got another Eagles Fan With A Cool Job lined up. Plus, RB Boston Scott is mic'd up and defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz reminisces about the late Alex Trebek of "Jeopardy" fame. Tune in now and get ready for the weekend!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Two young players on the rise – LB Edwards, OT Mailata join the show
Nov 11, 2020
As the Eagles begin the second half of this season, they're finding out about some young players contributing to this 2020 season and two of them join the Eagles Insider Podcast: After two seasons on Injured Reserve, Jordan Mailata is getting his chance to play and he's showing that there is a world of ability in that massive body of his at both LT and RT. On defense, LB T.J. Edwards is coming off a monster game against Dallas, perhaps a harbinger of what is to come for his game. They both talk about their experiences, and we get our First Look at a very familiar opponent, the New York Giants. Welcome back from the bye week! It's time to start the second half of this season!
Eagles Insider Podcast: The reasons Doug Pederson feels good about the Eagles
Nov 03, 2020
The Eagles are coming off a win, however ugly, over Dallas on Sunday night and they're in first place in the NFC East, but with a 3-4-1 record the team understands it has a lot of work to do to reach its 2020 potential. Head coach Doug Pederson talks here about his feelings on the team and what he likes from the first half of the season and where the Eagles need to improve to make a strong postseason run in the second half. Check out the exclusive interview here and enjoy your bye week!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Defense leads the way in 23-9 win over Dallas on Sunday night
Nov 02, 2020
Big defensive stops, takeaways and a fumble returned for a touchdown helped the defense dominate the night against Dallas. We have reaction from head coach Doug Pederson, defensive end Brandon Graham, linebacker T.J. Edwards, safety Rodney McLeod, quarterback Carson Wentz and wide receiver Jalen Reagor, plus Instant Analysis from the radio booth after the 23-9 victory moved the Eagles to 3-4-1 heading into the bye week. It wasn't a beauty, but who cares? Tune in NOW and start your Monday off the right way!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Carson Wentz .. in the groove with his young WR corps
Oct 30, 2020
QB Carson Wentz joins the Tailgate Edition of the Eagles Insider Podcast to discuss his touchdown celebration (or lack thereof), his chemistry with the young WRs and the feeling he has when he's on a late-game mission to win the game. Also, we get our First Look from inside the Cowboys, visit with former Eagles wide receiver Torrey Smith and talk about some of the Salute To Service goings-on for Sunday night's game. It's a great episode! Take a listen and get ready for the best rivalry in sports!
Eagles Insider Podcast: It's Dallas Week, and you know what that means!
Oct 28, 2020
With the Eagles and Cowboys set for a prime-time game on Sunday night, we get the week rolling with some great talk in the days before the NFC East showdown. Doug Pederson joins for his weekly one-on-one interview, offensive guard Nate Herbig discusses his rise to a starting role and Brett Toth has a lot to say about his family life in the military as the Eagles and the NFL celebrate Salute To Service. Join in now!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Fourth quarter comeback vaults Eagles past NYG, 22-21
Oct 23, 2020
It wasn't pretty, not in any way, but who cares? The Eagles roared back from an 11-point deficit to edge the Giants on Thursday night at Lincoln Financial Field and we've got the Instant Reaction from Carson Wentz, Boston Scott, Brandon Graham and head coach Doug Pederson. Plus, Merrill and Mike provide analysis after a crazy, insane, isn't-it-always-this-way against the Giants kind of win. At 2-4-1, the Eagles are in first place in the NFC East. Join the fun in this Eagles Insider Podcast! Tune in NOW!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Stepping up, Stepping in
Oct 21, 2020
With so many new faces in the lineup, who follows the standout steps taken by WR Travis Fulgham? It's something Doug Pederson talks about here. RB Boston Scott is ready for a larger role in Thursday's game and we take a first look at the Giants, a team that sounds a lot like the Eagles at this point in the season. First place in the NFC East? For the Eagles, yes, with a win!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Close again, but Eagles fall short against Baltimore, 30-28
Oct 18, 2020
A furious fourth-quarter rally came oh, so close on Sunday in front of live fans at Lincoln Financial Field as the Eagles fell to 1-4-1 on the season. We've got head coach Doug Pederson, quarterback Carson Wentz, wide receiver Travis Fulgham and defensive end Brandon Graham giving their reactions and we go to the radio booth for the in—depth analysis after, once again, a tale of two halves for the Eagles, who have a quick turnaround game Thursday night against the Giants. Can the Eagles bounce back, even with another huge handful of injuries. Listen in now!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Tailgate Edition Preps For Baltimore!
Oct 15, 2020
Carson Wentz weighs in on WR Travis Fulgham and his sudden fame as well as a preview of the Ravens' defense, Lil Dickey talks about his fandom, Jim Cramer is feeling "it" and former WR Calvin Williams is still repping the black cleats from the Gang Green Days!
Eagles Insider Podcast: Let's meet WR Travis Fulgham, who insists he is staying grounded
Oct 14, 2020
WR Travis Fulgham caught a touchdown pass in San Francisco and followed that up with a 10-catch, 152-yard, 1-touchdown day in Pittsburgh. He has had a remarkable journey to the NFL and he intends to keep rising, as we learn in our conversation. Also, head coach Doug Pederson talks about the 1-3-1 Eagles and the Voice of the Ravens, Gerry Sandusky discusses QB Lamar Jackson and the 4-1 Ravens coming to town on Sunday.
Eagles Insider Podcast: Fans in the stands – all the info you need right here
Oct 13, 2020
The Eagles are permitted to have fans in the stands on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. In this special episode of the Eagles Insider Podcast, Eagles President Don Smolenski answers every question from Insider Dave Spadaro as the team prepares to host Baltimore.