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BGN Radio is Bleeding Green Nation's regularly scheduled podcast. Each week some combination of Brandon Lee Gowton, Mike Kaye, James Seltzer, Patrick Wall, Dan Klausner, Matt Dering and host John Barchard will be here to talk about your beloved Philadelphia Eagles.
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• Episode #90 Crew: John Barchard, James Seltzer, Dan Klausner, Matt Dering
• So... DeMarco Murray is and Eagle! That’s interesting, scary, and different. Is it really an upgrade over LeSean McCoy?
• 600 less career touches than McCoy, but guys coming off 400+ touches in one season doesn’t tend to workout historically. Ryan Mathews, also an Eagle! How is this going breakdown between carries/workload?
• If you didn’t like the Frank Gore "signing", isn’t this a much better situation?
• LeSean McCoy wasn’t a Chip Kelly’s style of back. (That just sounds weird.)
• Since 2010, LeSean McCoy has had 425 carries out of 1306 (32%) that have gone for 1 or less yards. That’s pretty significant in a running scheme like the Eagles have.
• Ryan Mathews and DeMarco Murray are ranked first and second respectively in most yards run from the shotgun. They fit with what Chip Kelly wants to do, but will it work?
• We revisit Sam Bradford. I think we call all agree that he is definitely in the plans but is he "Plan A" or "Plan B"?
• Is Bradford a better exit strategy from Nick Foles than holding on to him and trying to develop someone behind him? Do you wonder if Chip would have moved on from Foles last year if he had final say?
• Believe it or not, the Eagles have been keeping themselves flexible at the QB position longer than you think.
• Chip Kelly the general manager, how are you feeling? What did you take away from his press conferences?
• Is the Cowboys front office really more disciplined this year with their cap? John says: THEY DON’T HAVE ANY MONEY! THEY CAN’T OVERSPEND.
• We should close the book on Marcus Mariota becoming an Eagle, right? (Maybe not!)
• Is Chip Kelly trying to exploiting a niche in the free agency market that the NFL is missing?
• Final thoughts and more!
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