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BGN Radio Episode 218!

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The Philadelphia Eagles are 2-3 after a dominant* win over the Carolina Panthers. Can the Birds keep it rolling and get back to .500 by beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?! Maybe. But it sure won’t be easy.

Jimmy Kempski and I ran through some Week 5 takeaways before diving in to a Week 6 preview on the latest BGN Radio podcast episode.

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*Not actually so dominant!


  • The season is saved! Temporarily, at least?
  • Nick Sirianni’s suspect game plan
  • Weekly temperature check on Jalen Hurts
  • To what extent will the positives from this game carry over moving forward?


  • Will Jonathan Gannon finally have any kind of answers against an elite offense?
  • The strengths and weaknesses of the Bucs’ defense
  • How the Eagles must attack Tampa Bay


  • BLG’s records — Against the spread: 14-10 — Straight up Eagles picks: 4-1
  • Jimmy’s records — Against the spread: 9-15 — Straight up Eagles picks: 3-2
  • Dolphins (-3.5) at Jaguars — Might Miami actually send the No. 1 pick to the Eagles?
  • Texans at Colts (-9.5) — Contrary to popular belief, the Eagles probably don’t have to worry about Carson Wentz getting benched.
  • Chiefs (-6.5) at Football Team — Washington’s defense is an unexpected disaster.
  • Cowboys (-4) at Patriots — Dallas is running away with the NFC East.
  • Buccaneers (-6.5) at Eagles — Can Philly pull off the upset?

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