There is a little more insight into Donovan's lack of words in the final moments of Superbowl XXXIX on PE.com. No real explanation is given, but there are some quotes from the wordsmith FredEx which are interesting.
Dave Spadaro also takes a look at all of the Eagles free agents effective March 2nd. I think Buckhalter will not be back, BWest will sign a big deal, Chad Lewis may retire, Trot should learn his lesson and sign a small deal, Simon may be gone. Who knows, it will be an interesting off season. We can only hope they top last off season, but is that even possible? T.O. and the Freak.
Some thoughts on the loss: I'm not mad at the Eagles, I am just disappointed. They let the pressure get to them, they didn't bring their best game and they didn't take care of the ball.
Donovan for MVP in '05!
CHESTER, Pa. -- With little to gain in the Eastern Conference playoff picture, the Union went into Sunday’s match looking for a spark.
Instead, they found more of the same.
Bradley Wright-Phillips continued his scoring dominance over MLS, as the Red Bulls easily dispatched the lifeless Union, 2-0, in the regular season finale at Talen Energy Stadium.
The Union, who have clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 2011, enter the postseason riding a seven-game winless run and three-game losing streak. They will face Toronto FC in a one-game playoff at BMO Field on Wednesday or Thursday.
The Red Bulls clinched a first-round BYE and the No. 1 seed in the East.
With the playoffs practically clinched heading into the match, Union manager Jim Curtin selected to start Roland Alberg for Tranquillo Barnetta, Fabian Herbers for C.J. Sapong and Eric Ayuk for Chris Pontius.
But the fresh legs wouldn’t help the Union, as Wright-Phillips notched his 24th goal of the season in the 26th minute. Aurelien Collin split the Union defense with a brilliant pass that broke the MLS leading scorer on a breakaway. Chipping the ball over an aggressive Andre Blake, Wright-Phillips followed up the volley for the 1-0 Red Bulls lead.
Alex Muyl doubled the Red Bulls’ lead in the 57th minute.
Though he didn’t need the scoring effort on Sunday, for the second time in three seasons, Wright-Phillips won the MLS Golden Boot for the most goals, edging out New York City FC’s David Villa. Luis Robles earned the five-save shutout.
While Carson Wentz may not have got a failing grade for his play on the field against the Vikings on Sunday, he bombed the sartorial decision he made postgame.
Wentz wore a bold blue check sports coat over what looked like an Under Armour v-neck.
The consensus on TV and Twitter may have been that Wentz bombed, there was one big supporter in the locker room.
According to a source, Eagles owner Jeff Lurie actually complimented Wentz on the blazer after the win.
Future Phillie Mike Trout was loving the Eagles win, sung the fight song
Grading the Eagles' 21-10 win over the Vikings