The Eagles are NFC East Champs!

The Philadelphia Eagles (9-7) trekked to the Meadowlands in what can be described as a playoff game.

Simply put, win and get in playoffs.

Philadelphia found a way to get it accomplished with a 34-17 defeat of the rival, Giants.

Philadelphia has dealt with adversity, in the form of injuries and, after Brandon Brooks and Lane Johnson went down, Carson Wentz was dealing with only four offensive players who were on the squad on Opening Day.

Yet again, a Star Was Born and the Star is Boston Scott… former Practice squad player, Scott tallied three rushing touchdowns  ( 2,2 and 7 yards) and picked up 54 yards on the ground and another 84 on 4 catches.

Philadelphia had a battle all afternoon and, in the 3rd Quarter, Daquon Barkley scampered 68 yards to tie the game, 17-17.

The Eagles gutted it out and slammed the door on the New York offense to Clinch the East Division.

Note: Wentz became a franchise record holder with his 4,039 passing yards.

Wentz had another stellar day, with a 23 of 40 passing and acquiring 281 yards and a Touchdown.

Philadelphia awaits the winner of the late game to see if they are welcoming San Francisco or Seattle to the Linc in the Wildcard playoff game.

By: Kevin Neibauer

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Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.



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