The Flyers and Sixers are both in win-or-go-home games today, and the Phils have an opportunity to sweep the Padres in San Diego. We know Roy Halladay will be on the hill for the Phils, but there's been no indication as to who will be in net for the Flyers just yet. If only the Flyers and Sixers had a stopper like Doc, with elimination awaiting if they can't win today...
The Sixers and Heat tip off in game 4 of their series at 1 (ABC), the Flyers and Sabres get underway at 3 (NBC), and the Phils and Padres follow an hour later (WPHL). A clean sweep would be monumental. If either of the indoor teams lose, well, we know what happens.
Pretty much everyone expected the Heat to win the opening round series, but stealing at least a game would help cap an impressive season for the Sixers. Anything less than a series win will be colossally disappointing for the Flyers, who were and still are expected to contend for the Stanley Cup. And the Phils... well we wouldn't mind a sweep out west, but that's about the extent of it.
We'll be around with some updates as we get closer to the games, but there could be a few delays as we also spend some time with family today. Keep us posted in the comments of anything you hear, and hopefully later tonight we'll be in a celebratory mood.
The Eagles have signed former Dolphins offensive guard Dallas Thomas to a reserve/futures contract.
Thomas, 27, was drafted by the Dolphins in the third round (No. 77) out of Tennessee in 2013 and was with them until this past season.
In his four-year career, Thomas has played in 37 games with 26 starts. He started nine games in 2014 and started all 16 games at left guard in 2015.
Thomas (6-5, 315 pound) and 2014 third-rounder Billy Turner were both released in October after a poor showing agains the Titans. While Thomas was the team's starter at left guard in 2015, rookie Laremy Tunsil took over that position with the Dolphins in 2016.
In 2015, when Thomas started all 16 games at left guard, he was ranked as the worst guard in football by ProFootballFocus. He gave up 10 sacks, 10 QB hits and 36 QB hurries.
Mike Trout sure does win a lot when the Eagless beat the Cowboys.
Not only did the Los Angeles Angels outfielder get a touchdown ball from Carson Wentz during the Eagles win over the Cowboys to cap off the season, but he also won a bet on the game with a friend.
Turns out, Trout had some sort of bet with DJ Cottrell, whose Twitter profile says he is from Trout's hometown of Millville, NJ. Cottrell is likely a Cowboys fan and came up on the losing end.
"The fact I have to wear an entire Eagles uniform to the gym for a week is going to be the death of me," he Tweeted on Tuesday.
Then he posted a photo of himself in the ridiculous football uniform while posing alongside Trout.
It's good to be Mike Trout. Not so much a Dallas Cowboys fan these days.