After a strong Week 1 performance against the Washington Redskins that resulted in a 30-17 victory, the Eagles faced a formidable challenge in Week 2 — former Eagles head coach Andy Reid and a Chiefs team that took it to the defending champion Patriots on their home turf in Week 1. A 6-3 game heading into halftime turned into a 27-20 loss for the Eagles, as Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt found his footing in a 21-point second half for Kansas City. Now the Eagles focus their attention on an 0-2 Giants team, desperate for its first win of the season and looking to spoil the Birds' home opener at Lincoln Financial Field Sunday. Before the second divisional matchup of the season for the Birds, here's
This is the season the 76ers make the leap from team with potential to playoff team fast on the rise. While a couple of these issues are answered already — Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz are cleared to play and practice with teammates — a couple big ones still hang around. At the top of the list is “how healthy is Joel Embiid?” Coach Brett Brown doesn’t even have that answer yet, reports Derek Bodner of The Athletic. It’s this simple: The Sixers outscored opponents by 3.3 points per 100 possessions when Embiid was on the court last season, he was a dominant force defensively who scored 20.2 points a game.
Free agent center Andrew Bogut agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, multiple media outlets reported Monday. The deal is reportedly worth the veteran minimum $2.3 million. Bogut sustained a broken leg during his first game with Cleveland Cavaliers in March, sidelining him for the rest of the season. The 7-foot Bogut began the 2016-17 season with the Dallas Mavericks, averaging 3.0 points and 8.4 rebounds in 26 games, including 21 starts. Bogut was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in a deal that sent Nerlens Noel to Dallas. Bogut then reached a buyout agreement with the 76ers in February, and he signed with Cleveland. However, his time with the Cavaliers lasted just 58 seconds