A native of Southwest Philadelphia, Ray went to his first Eagles game when he was 10 years old and he still has his family's 1964 Phillies World Series tickets mounted on the wall of his East Falls home. Ray was a sports columnist for the Philadelphia Bulletin and Philadelphia Daily News for 27 years. He was named Pennsylvania Sportswriter of the Year five times and he was the first print journalist inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame. In 1995, he was the recipient of the Dick McCann Award for long and distinguished reporting of pro football and his name was added to the Writers Honor Roll at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, O. He spent 12 years at NFL Films where he won six Emmy Awards for his work as a writer and producer. Ray joined Comcast SportsNet as a football analyst in 1997 and became a full-time member of the Sports Net team in 2009, combining his duties on the Eagles pre and postgame shows with written pieces for CSNPhilly.com. He is the author of 10 books, including The Ultimate Book of Sports Movies, which was published in September 2009, by Running Press.
Ray Didinger Insights
Ray's Replies: Should McNabb be in HOF, have jersey retired?
In his latest mailbag, Ray Didinger looks at whether Donovan McNabb should make the HOF and have his number retired by the Eagles.
Ray's Replies: Is Kelly 'looking dumb' by waiting on Vick?
Is Chip Kelly "looking dumb" and lacking leadership by being patient with Michael Vick? Ray Didinger gives you his take on the situation.
Ray's Replies: Top 8 seasons for Eagles QBs
A fan asks if Roman Gabriel's 1973 was the best QB season in Eagles history, prompting Ray Didinger to list his top-eight.
Ray's Replies: What does it take to make Canton?
With the imminent induction of Larry Allen into the Hall of Fame, Ray Didinger considers whether its the player or his team that makes a Hall of Famer worthy of induction in Canton.
Ray's Replies: Should the Eagles trade down?
Ray Didinger reaches into his mailbag and considers whether or not the Eagles should trade down in the first round of the upcoming 2013 NFL draft.
Ray's Replies: Eagles who should be Hall of Famers
In today's segment, Ray Didinger lists his top three former Eagles who should get a nod to be in the Hall of Fame.
Ray's Replies: Will Eagles keep Dixon & Foles?
Was it a good idea for the Eagles to sign Dennis Dixon? Will Nick Foles be an Eagle next season? Ray Didinger addresses both topics.
Ray's Replies: Dawkins will have his day
Ray Didinger discusses the prospect of legendary Eagles safety Brian Dawkins going to the Pro Football Hall of Fame when he becomes eligible in 2017.
Ray's Replies: Breaking down the Wonderlic
In his latest mailbag, Ray Didinger dissects the Wonderlic test and why NFL teams use it to evaluate draft prospects.
Ray's Replies: Will Geno Smith be a top pick?
Ray Didinger picked QB Geno Smith as his player to watch at the NFL combine, but explains here why the Eagles are unlikely to pick him.