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 Didinger breaks down the Juan Castillo firing
John Boruk sits down with Ray Didinger to discuss Andy Reid and his decision to fire Juan Castillo and whether or not there will be more moves made. 10/16/12
Ray Didinger scouts the Arizona Cardinals
Ray Didinger discusses what the Eagles should expect from the Cardinals and what players to look for when the two teams meet on Sunday. 9/19/12
Ray Didinger talks about Michael Vick's injury
Well we welcome in our Eagles insider Ray Didinger first and foremost the injury that Michael Vick and all the talk has been on the offseason about their success would be tied into
Lunch Break: Ray Didinger - 11/20
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Lunch Break: Should Lindros be on the Flyers' Rushmore?
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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.
Was Zach Ertz a good pick in the second round?
All right thank you very much here's a hall of Famer Ray Didinger along with the Eagles insider emotionally when you look at the Eagles situation geno Smith was on the board. He also has safeties
Didinger and Mosher on the Eagles drafting Lane Johnson
thank you very much here with a hall themselves Ray Didinger and our Eagles insider motion guys let's get right to a Chip Kelly our rules men's. First draft certainly making headlines
Recapping Chip Kelly's first NFL Draft
Ray Didinger , Derrick Gunn and Geoff Mosher break down the selections made by Chip Kelly in his first NFL Draft. 4/28/13
Is Barkley the quarterback of the future for the Eagles?
Ray Didinger , Geoff Mosher and Derrick Gunn discuss Matt Barkley's skill set and his future with the Eagles. 4/28/13
Breaking down the Eagles' rookie free agents
Ray Didinger and Reuben Frank discuss the Eagles' undrafted free agent signings after day three of the NFL Draft. 4/27/13
Can Barkley raise his game to a higher level?
Ray Didinger and Reuben Frank discuss Matt Barkley's style and what skills he brings to the Eagles offense. 4/27/13
Didinger 'puzzled' by Barkley pick
CSN Philly dot com insider Ray Didinger inside I don't know. Bold move by the Eagles brain rests great what are your thoughts first of all trading up to get to the
What must the Eagles focus on during Day 3 of the draft?
Ray Didinger talks about what the Eagles need to focus on the most during Day 3 of the NFL draft. 4/26/2013
Ray Didinger says Bennie Logan gives effort on every snap
Ray Didinger says Bennie Logan gives effort on every snap. 4/26/2013
How does Zach Ertz fit into Chip Kelly's offense?
Ray Didinger talks about how tight end Zach Ertz fits into Chip Kelly's offense. 4/26/2013
Ray Didinger shares his thoughts on Zach Ertz
Ray Didinger gives his first thoughts on Zach Ertz, the Eagles' second-round draft pick. 4/26/2013
What needs must the Eagles address on the draft's second day?
Ray Didinger discusses what positions the Eagles will key on in the second and third rounds. 3/25/13
How does Lane Johnson compare to the other top OTs?
Ray Didinger breaks down Lane Johnson and compares him to the other offensive tackles drafted before him in the first round. 4/25/13
Lane Johnson fits 'Oregon-like' Chip Kelly offense
Ray Didinger sees the Eagles' first-round pick, Lane Johnson, to be a good fit in what many believe will be a fast-paced Chip Kelly offense. 4/25/13
Didinger on draft: 'i think it's gonna be Howie's call'
Ray Didinger discusses who he thinks will be the decision maker on draft night. 4/25/13
Didinger on Jordan: 'He scares me, he worries me'
Ray Didinger gives his thought on draft prospect Dion Jordan. 4/25/13
What would Ray Didinger do with the fourth pick?
Ray Didinger talks about what he would do with the Eagles 4th pick in the NFL Draft.
How prepared are the Eagles for the draft?
Ray Didinger talks about the staff the Eagles put together for the NFL Draft. 04/22/13