Before the Eagles signed Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith to bolster their underachieving receiving corps, the hottest name linked to the Birds was Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks.
The Eagles offered safety Malcolm Jenkins, a third-round pick and a fourth-round pick for Cooks, according to Pro Football Talk, but the Saints wanted a second-round pick plus Jenkins in return.
In a surprise move, Cooks was traded to the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots along with a fourth-round pick in exchange for a first- and-third-round pick.
Jenkins is one of the Eagles' best defensive players and a vocal leader on the team. He has started every game in all three years he has been in Philadelphia.
Footage of Ben Simmons playing in a basketball game in Australia has been making the rounds and the Sixers rookie showed off some hops with a couple of nice dunks.
In addition to seeing Simmons looking healthy on the court making players attempting to guard him look foolish, one of the underrated aspects of the video is hearing Australian newscasters describe the game.
The game is described as a "social match" which seems to me like a glorified pickup game featuring a bunch of amateurs. Simmons clearly outclasses everyone on the court. It seems as if Simmons was simply filling in as a favor to a friend.
Here's how the DailyMail described Ben dominating:
From slam dunks to look-away passes and long range shots it was as if his opponents didn't exist as Simmons totaled 34 points.
'He didn't try until the last quarter and then scored like 15 in a row and dunked on two blokes... I've never seen anything like it,' one spectator told the Herald Sun.
You can enjoy two local newscasts talking about the big event below.
Sunday gave us the catch of the year. And it didn't come from MLB, or the minors, but from Kennett Square, Pennsylvania's Jack Regenye in the Junior League World Series.
Just take a look at this. Then watch it again and again, trying to figure out how this is possible.
After being initially ruled an out, the umps reversed the call, calling it a home run. After more deliberation, it was finally ruled an out because rules be damned, when a catch is that good, you have to count it.
Regenye's Junior League team (ages 13-14) went on to lose to Chinese Taipei, 12-1.
With Odubel Herrera on the DL, maybe the Phils should give Regenye a call.