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Kevin Durso
Philadelphia, PA
A Philly sports fanatic who always has an opinion and I'm sharing it with the world
Interests: Philly sports, baseball, broadcasting, Phillies, Eagles, Flyers
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The Eagles first two preseason games featured some highs and some lows. Both ended with the same result. There was very little negative in the team's first home game of the preseason. The Eagles dominated on offense and turned in a much-improved defensive performance to claim their first win of... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Eagledelphia
For the first time since January, the Eagles play a game on their home turf. The Eagles continue to have a lot to prove in the final two games before the regular season begins. But Thursday night's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers may shed some light on the Eagles roster... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Eagledelphia
There were touchdowns aplenty in the Week 2 match between the Eagles and Patriots. But when the game was on the line, the Patriots snuffed out the Eagles attempt at an equalizing touchdown. Damaris Johnson was stopped on the goal line on third and fourth down late in the fourth... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Eagledelphia
A week of joint practices culminates in the meeting between the Eagles and New England Patriots. For the Eagles, the second preseason game is about putting the first game way in the past. It was a rather forgettable preseason debut for many Eagles. Nick Foles is the Eagle possibly looking... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Eagledelphia
The first preseason game of the season provides a first look at what is to come in the future season. Friday night wasn't the shining moment many had envisioned. The Eagles struggled on both sides of the ball in a 34-28 loss to the Chicago Bears on Friday at Soldier... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Eagledelphia
It’s time for real football. This is no practice on Friday. This is a game. And it’s about time the Eagles made their return. Friday’s game is nothing more than a first look at a lot of players. As with most preseason games, the end result is not what is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Eagledelphia
Just one day separates the routine of Eagles came and a preseason game, the unofficial opening of the 2014 season. It is a chance to get a look at this year’s Eagles, even if it is a brief one. Chip Kelly spoke on Wednesday and said that the starters would... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at Eagledelphia
The beat rolls on for the Eagles as training camp continued on Tuesday. Just three days remain until game action. Even for a preseason game, this will be a welcome sight. The Eagles are expecting big things on offense once again this season after last season’s historic success. There has... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Eagledelphia
In the wake of Kimmo Timonen's injury, the Flyers had to get active. Ron Hextall said he would rather go after a veteran free agent or find a defenseman through a trade than promote a young player to a major role so early in a career. Lucky for Hextall, there was a good back-up plan still on the market. The Flyers signed defenseman Michael Del Zotto to a one-year deal worth $1.3 million. Del Zotto debuted with the New York Rangers in 2009-10 at age 19, playing in 80 games and scoring nine goals. He was an All-Star in 2011-12,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Flyerdelphia
Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography The Flyers had recently linked the aging but durable fan favorite on the blue line for another season. Kimmo Timonen had always talked about possibly retired but strived for a Stanley Cup title. He wanted to be a winner and to win in Philadelphia, so he returned for the 2014-15 season with high expectations. That season, and any hockey future, are now in doubt. Timonen was hospitalized in his native Finland with blood clots in his right leg and both lungs. He was released from the hospital on Tuesday, but can't travel for two to three... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Flyerdelphia
The headlines from Day 10 of Eagles camp aren’t about what happened on the field but who was off the field. The Eagles first preseason game is Friday and as the day creeps closer, the injuries are starting to pile up. The most notable injury was Jeremy Maclin. Maclin started... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Eagledelphia
As the first preseason game approaches and is just five days away, the Eagles are starting to take a closer look at position battles. One that has been on full display is at cornerback. Nolan Carroll was on the first team with Bradley Fletcher moving to second team on Sunday. Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2014 at Eagledelphia
#159640246 / Many things get said in the dawn of a season that can have different fates. Chances are we’ll forget about Cary Williams comments on the Patriots after Week 2. But say something like Vince Young did – dream team, anyone? – and it lives in infamy. Throughout... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Eagledelphia
#459068231 / The Eagles preseason game in Week 2 against the New England Patriots just got a whole lot more interesting. On Friday, Cary Williams dropped a line that will definitely make its way around the NFL about the Patriots. “They are cheaters,” Williams said. “They are.” Williams made... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Eagledelphia
#180063450 / A week into camp, the Eagles continue to fine-tune their game as preseason play draws closer. By this time next week, they will be preparing for a game. How quickly camp brings about the real action. In the wake of that first game against the Chicago Bears... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Eagledelphia
Flyers goalie Steve Mason suffered a broken pinky that will keep him out for two weeks but won't disrupt his preparation for the 2014-15 season.(Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photograpy) If you wear the Orange and Black and play between the pipes, you tend to face a lot of pressure. After all, the Flyers last truly great goaltender for several seasons is now the general manager. This is the position Steve Mason finds himself in this season. His first full season with the Flyers was incredibly success. Mason won 33 games in 2013-14, posting a 2.50 GAA and a .917 save percentage.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Flyerdelphia
#53131410 / During the 90s, a group of players gave the Flyers new life. They built a championship contender that just kept falling short. But playoff runs were a regular thing back then. The Flyers announced on Thursday that three members of that group would have their names listed in the Flyers Hall of Fame. Eric Lindros, John LeClair and Eric Desjardins will join the group of hallowed Flyers during the 2014-15 season. Lindros was a Flyer from 1992 to 2000, playing in 486 games. He scored 290 goals and added 369 assists for 659 points. In 1995, he... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Flyerdelphia
#186736380 / The first week of camp is nearly in the books for the Eagles and the progress is showing already. On Wednesday, the secondary nabbed four interceptions. There were two more on Thursday for the Eagles defense. Brandon Boykin made his second and DeMeco Ryans joined the party... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Eagledelphia
#450277401 / In the first few days of Eagles camp, there was one noticeable missing part to secondary drills: no interceptions. On Wednesday, there were plenty of them. The secondary picked up four interceptions in Wednesday’s practice, two by new safety Malcolm Jenkins. "That was great to see," DeMeco... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at Eagledelphia
#459743289 / Between Chip Kelly’s system and LeSean McCoy’s record-setting season in 2013, Nick Foles was the story of the Philadelphia Eagles. Going into 2014, now he’s the face of the franchise. Foles is the quarterback fans have been waiting for. Through all of the patch work done at... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Eagledelphia
#489334877 / Welcome home, Eagles. The Philadelphia Eagles spent Monday’s practice in front of home fans at Lincoln Financial Field instead of the NovaCare Complex and continued their prep for the 2014 season. Chip Kelly once again addressed the media, and discussed practicing in front of a crowd. "It's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Eagledelphia
#177051149 / After the initial rush from Day 1 and excitement that is the start of training camp, Day 2 is the chance to start taking a closer look at things. Defense was a headline, as defensive coordinator Billy Davis spoke for the first time since camp opened. However,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2014 at Eagledelphia
#159630467 / All around the NFL during the 2013 season, you heard about Chip Kelly’s system. At this time last year, it was about what could be expected from a run-and-gun system that moved fast and kept defenses struggling to keep up at the college level. Kelly’s offensive system... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at Eagledelphia
#156082903 / Friday marked the opening of training camp for the Philadelphia Eagles, signifying the beginning of the 2014 season. 2013 was a year of great progress for the Eagles, going from a 4-12 team to NFC East Division champions with a 10-6 record and narrowly falling in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at Eagledelphia
#181964911 / In the previous development camp, it was easy to turn attention to the rookie defenseman. Aside from the final two games for the then Adirondack Phantoms, this was the first many were getting a look at Shayne Gostisbehere, the headliner of the Flyers defensive prospects. What isn’t talked about nearly as much is talent up front. The Flyers do have it. And they could use it to provide a revival to the offense. It won’t be long before development camp turns into full-on preseason practices and games. Two names that could make their way from trying out... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at Flyerdelphia