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BGN Radio Episode 82!

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Detroit Lions v Philadelphia Eagles

Quite coincidentally, Jimmy Kempski and I both arrived to the media parking lot ahead of the Philadelphia Eagles’ Week 3 game against the Detroit Lions this past Sunday.

While walking towards Lincoln Financial Field together, I asked him: “Is it possible this Eagles team just isn’t any good?”

Sure enough, the Eagles would go on to lose to the Lions later that day. And now here the Birds stand at 1-2 heading into a huge Thursday Night Football game against the undefeated Green Bay Packers.

In order to preview this week’s game and talk about the overall state of the Eagles, I got together with Jimmy for a BGN Radio podcast. You can listen to our conversation below:

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SHOW TOPICS

TAKEAWAYS FROM EAGLES VS. LIONS

  • Are the Eagles a bad team?
  • Evaluating Carson Wentz through three games. How much can bad luck be blamed?
  • Is Nelson Agholor actually getting off too easy?
  • Concerns about the Eagles’ pass rush
  • Howie Roseman criticism

INJURY REPORT

  • The Eagles could be better off with Ronald Darby
  • The return of Alshon Jeffery
  • What getting Kamu Grugier-Hill back could mean for the Eagles’ defense

WEEK 4 EAGLES VS. PACKERS MATCHUPS

  • Eagles offense vs. Packers defense — Would be nice to get the run game going
  • Eagles defense vs. Packers offense — Do the Eagles stand a chance of stopping Aaron Rodgers?

NFL PICKS AGAINST THE SPREAD AROUND THE NFC EAST

  • Washington at Giants (-3): The Giants might have found their new franchise quarterback?
  • Cowboys (-3) at Saints: Another easy win for the Cowboys because there’s literally 0% chance they lose this game.
  • Tiebreaker pick: Vikings at Bears (-2).

RECORDS SO FAR: BLG is 4-2, Jimmy is 4-2

EAGLES VS. PACKERS PREDICTION

  • Putting the Eagles’ challenge this week into context: playing on the road is hard, winning at Lambeau is hard, beating Aaron Rodgers is hard, etc.
  • Reason for irrational confidence?
  • Predicting the winner and final score
  • Final thoughts!

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Up next: Stay tuned for more Eagles vs. Packers preview coverage this week with The Kist and Solak Show podcast! Also don’t forget to check out the Eagles vs. Packers postgame show after Thursday’s game.

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Poll

Are the Eagles a bad team?

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  • 36%
    Yes
    (578 votes)
  • 63%
    No
    (1001 votes)
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