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Quick Slants - An Eagles Podcast

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The best Eagles coverage from the reporters and analysts of NBC Sports Philadelphia.

The best Eagles coverage from the reporters and analysts of NBC Sports Philadelphia.
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The best Eagles coverage from the reporters and analysts of NBC Sports Philadelphia.

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Episodes

Recapping preseason game two

8/17/2018
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Derrick Gunn alongside Reuben Frank. On this edition of Eagle Eye (and Roob Knows), Gunner and Roob discuss the Eagles' loss to the Patriots in the second preseason game. Not many positives for the Eagles, but Nate Sudfeld has impressed the guys. Also, the new "lowering the helmet" rule has caused confusion during the preseason. Will that continue into the regular season?

Duration:00:11:07

Wentz injury update... Patriots preview

8/15/2018
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Derrick Gunn alongside Barrett Brooks. On this edition of Eagle Eye, the guys react to Carson Wentz saying it isn't a lock he will start the regular season opener. Is this the deepest team Doug Pederson has had in Philadelphia? Also, how are players approaching the second preseason game?

Duration:00:17:25

Is there still a possibility Nick Foles gets traded?

8/13/2018
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Derrick Gunn alongside Barrett Brooks. On this edition of Eagle Eye, the guys discuss the Eagles signing Christian Hackenberg. Barrett thinks it's possible Nick Foles gets traded. What goes through a player's mind between the end of the preseason opener and preseason game 2? Also, when do coaches punish players by playing them?

Duration:00:21:08

Recapping the preseason opener

8/10/2018
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Derrick Gunn alongside Barrett Brooks. On this edition of Eagle Eye, the guys discuss the preseason opener against the Steelers. Who impressed? Who needs to get better? Most importantly, everyone came out healthy. Also, Gunner and Barrett comment on Malcolm Jenkins' pregame raised fist during the national anthem.

Duration:00:24:21

How do players approach the first preseason game?

8/8/2018
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Derrick Gunn alongside Barrett Brooks. On this edition of Eagle Eye, Barrett had car trouble yesterday. Did Gunner help him? The guys look forward to the preseason opener against the Steelers. How do the players approach preseason game one? Former NFL WR Steve Smith Sr opens up about his depression throughout his career. Also, could Barrett ever pull off a vegan diet?

Duration:00:26:50

B-Dawk's speech... Carson Wentz's knee

8/6/2018
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Derrick Gunn alongside Barrett Brooks. On this edition of Eagle Eye, the guys recap Brian Dawkins' terrific Hall of Fame speech. His unique place in Philadelphia sports history as perhaps the most beloved athlete in the city's history. Doug Pederson and Howie Roseman get well-deserved contract extensions. Also, don't expect Carson Wentz to be 100% for the regular season opener. What Carson Palmer's history can teach us about Wentz.

Duration:00:27:06

Gunner's conversation with Brian Dawkins

8/3/2018
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Derrick Gunn alongside Barrett Brooks. On this edition of Eagle Eye, Gunner had a chance to sit down and talk to Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins. The guys discuss Dawkins' comments about: his mental demons he faced, the physicality he played with, how much it hurt leaving the Eagles and how he wants fans to remember him.

Duration:00:22:32

Carson Wentz's "plan"

8/1/2018
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Derrick Gunn alongside Barrett Brooks. On this edition of Eagle Eye, the guys discuss Carson Wentz once again not participating in 11-on-11's. Is there cause for concern? And what should the plan be with his recovery now that the season is getting closer? Which players have surprised and disappointed so far. Also, are player finally comfortable with their new training camp routines?

Duration:00:20:30

Should Wentz play in the preseason?

7/27/2018
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On this edition of Eagle Eye, Gunner and Barrett recap the first two days of Eagles training camp. Do we want to see Carson Wentz in the preseason? Also, is Jay Ajayi the lead running back and who’s getting the 4th and 5th spot?

Duration:00:17:48

Training camp today vs Barrett's day

7/25/2018
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Derrick Gunn alongside Barrett Brooks. On this edition of Eagle Eye, the guys discuss how training camp has changed from the days Barrett participated. Which position battles should you keep an eye on? Todd Gurley gets PAID! Also, is Carson Wentz in the top tier of NFL QB's?

Duration:00:22:23

What happens the day players report to training camp?

7/23/2018
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Rob Ellis alongside Barrett Brooks. On this edition of Eagle Eye, the guys discuss what the first day of training camp is like for the players. What will players go through when they report on Wednesday? Barrett shares how the day players report cost him $10,000 one time. Also, what position battles do the guys have circled. The answer may surprise you.

Duration:00:19:25

A player's job to market themselves? Or is it the league's job?

7/20/2018
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John Clark alongside Barrett Brooks. On this edition of Eagle Eye, the guys are excited about training camp being just days away. Following the comments MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred made about Mike Trout's individual marketing, John and Barrett offer their opinions about whose responsibility is it to promote an athlete? The Falcons say they will not be giving Julio Jones a new contract.

Duration:00:22:34

How would NFL locker rooms handle Josh Hader?

7/18/2018
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Derrick Gunn alongside Barrett Brooks. On this edition of Eagle Eye, the guys are excited that training camp is only days away. What are the players doing right now to get themselves ready for a long season? Barrett's answers may surprise you. Following Josh Hader's hateful past tweets, we wondered how that kind of situation would play out in a football locker room. Also, which NFL players would you want to hear mic'd up during a game?

Duration:00:26:40

Darren Sproles playing in his last season

7/16/2018
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Gunner is back with Barrett! On this edition of Eagle Eye, Gunner talks about what he did with his time off. Barrett gives soon-to-be grandfather Derrick some advice on being a grandfather. Why Darren Sproles' final year may put the Eagles in an uncomfortable situation on Sundays. Why do players care about their Madden ratings? How would the guys want to retire from the NFL?

Duration:00:26:11

How difficult is sustaining success?

7/13/2018
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Rob Ellis alongside Dave Zangaro. On this edition of Eagle Eye, the guys discuss Ben McAdoo questioning if the Eagles can sustain success or not. Rob and Dave explain why with a healthier roster and Doug Pederson's lead, this organization is in position to. Hall of Fame vs T.O. Also, Dave went to Uganda on a vacation/expedition.

Duration:00:22:04

Biggest question for each NFC East team

7/11/2018
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Rob Ellis alongside Barrett Brooks. On this edition of Eagle Eye, the guys discuss how the QB reps will work if Wentz is cleared medically. The latest on the allegations against LeSean McCoy. Rob and Barrett tell you what every NFC East team's biggest question mark is heading into training camp. Why it's dangerous to assume the Eagles will breeze through to a division title.

Duration:00:20:40

Why Eagles are in good position to repeat

7/9/2018
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John Clark joined by Barrett Brooks. On this edition of Eagle Eye, the guys explain why the Eagles are in good shape to go for another run at a Super Bowl. John gets into what his conversations with current players has been like. Barrett on why repeating is difficult but how this team might have it in them.

Duration:00:24:24

No Nigel Bradham in week one

7/2/2018
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Derrick Gunn and Rob Ellis. On this edition of Eagle Eye, the guys discuss how Nigel Bradham's one game suspension impacts the regular season opener against the Falcons. Gunner explains why he would have rather played Jameis Winston instead of Ryan Fitzpatrick in week two. Kam Chancellor retires. Also, LeBron is going to LA. And Rob is not happy with Donnel Pumphrey.

Duration:00:26:12

What if Wentz is healthy but rusty week one?

6/27/2018
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Rob Ellis alongside Barrett Brooks. On this edition of Eagle Eye, the guys discuss the likelihood of Carson Wentz starting the regular season opener. If he is healthy, but visibly rusty, should the Eagles start him week one? Pro Football Focus ranks the NFL by talent. Where do the Eagles and the rest of the NFC rank? Which NFC teams will present the strongest challenge to the Eagles' defense of the conference?

Duration:00:20:36