Redskins Fans Burn McNabb Jersey

Redskins Fans Burn McNabb Jersey

From DC Sports Bog:

It had been announced that the fires would begin at 12:15, so around
that time the crowd gathered, chanting "Burn It, Burn It," and the
like. Even a guy in a McNabb jersey was yelling "Burn It." People can
unite around the cleansing power of fire. Of course, the crowd was
briefly distracted by some gents shotgunning light beer of some sort.

Tailgating!  But alas, my favorite part from the entire article.

Finally the fires began, and the crowd exulted, and the crowd sang
"Hail to the Redskins," and the jersey really did disappear within
seconds. "It is no longer there," one fan remarked.

Another guy in a McNabb jersey ran up and attempted to blow out the flames.

That's the kind of Eagles fans I like to see!

I implore you to go read all of the choice quotes Mr. Steinberg gets out of the Redskins faithful.  And a video! Amazing.

>>Redskins: Up in flames [DC Sports Bog]

Report: Eagles expected to hire Mike Groh as receivers coach

Report: Eagles expected to hire Mike Groh as receivers coach

It look like the Eagles have found their replacement for Greg Lewis.

According to ESPN's Adam Caplan, the Eagles are expected to hire Rams receivers/passing game coordinator Mike Groh.

The news that the Eagles fired Lewis came out on Jan. 9 and the team has been looking for a replacement. They reportedly interviewed Groh and Bills receivers coach Sanjay Lal.

Groh, 45, spent the 2016 season with the Rams after three years as the Bears' receivers coach. Groh is available because the Rams switched head coaches, bringing in Sean McVay.

Before coming to the NFL, Groh was a longtime coach at the college level. He is the son of former Virginia head coach Al Groh and eventually became an offensive coordinator under his father before bouncing from Alabama to Louisville and then back to Alabama before heading to the NFL. 

Groh was actually the quarterback at Virginia in the 90s before his father ever coached there. Groh's first coaching job was under his father as assistant coach with the Jets in 2000, when Al Groh was named their head coach for the season. 

If the Eagles are looking to sign a big-name free agent at wide receiver, there could be a reunion of sorts in Philly. During his four seasons as an NFL receivers coach, Groh has worked with Alshon Jeffery and Kenny Britt, who are two of the top receivers who will be available.

The Eagles started their season with a first-round pick, two second-round picks and a third-round pick at wide receiver, but their unit was one of the worst in the NFL. Jordan Matthews was consistent, but tight end Zach Ertz was the team's leading receiver.

It's unlikely Groh will have the same unit to work with as Lewis did in 2016, but it is likely Groh will be expected to get more out of his group in 2017.