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Eagles Pull Another Rabbit Out Of The Hat, Next Up Are The 49ers

Article Written by Billy Schweim

Contributing Author(s): Josh Hennig

Originally Published on December 1, 2023


Like the famous Magician Harry Houdini, the Philadelphia Eagles escaped with a win against last Sunday as they won in Overtime against the Buffalo Bills.  Playing in a driving rain, the Eagles couldn’t get anything going in the first half as they scored just seven points for the second straight week.  The offense had just 99 yards of total offense and they had zero 3rd down conversations along with two turnovers.  But like a Championship Boxer who gets knocked down early, the Eagles got up off the mat and come out firing in the second half.  Led by their MVP Candidate Quarterback Jalen Hurts and the clutch kicking of Jake Elliott, the Birds pull off another win after trailing by ten at halftime.  In fact, the Eagles have tied an all-time NFL record winning four straight games after tailing at halftime.  This Sunday there won’t be any margin for error against the San Francisco 49ers who are 8-0 this season when both All-Pro Left Tackle Trent Williams and Offensive Weapon Deebo Samuel play this season.


The Sixers are 12-6 heading into Friday Night's game in Boston against the Celtics.  For now they are in fourth place in the Eastern Conference and there are questions if Joel Embiid will play tonight after missing Wednesday’s game in New Orleans with an Illness and he was not seen at Friday Morning's Sixers shootaround.  We will talk about the results of the Sixers Friday night action this weekend in The Locker Room with Billy Schweim.


The Flyers have dropped three out of their last four games after previously winning six of eight games.  They still remain one game over .500 at 11-10-2 as they head into the weekend.  After tying the game with seconds to go on Thursday night against the Devils, the Flyers lost in overtime.  Now the Flyers must face their cross-state rivals the Pittsburgh Penguins in a home-and-home set on Saturday and Monday nights.


We will have all the Philadelphia Sports Scene covered for you this weekend in The Locker Room with Billy Schweim. PLUS DONT FORGET: Every Sunday we invite you to join us as we broadcast Live from the Caesars Sports Book inside the Tropicana Atlantic City for our Eagles Pregame Show.


On Saturday’s show, former Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receiver and Mainland Regional Alumni Dave Klemic joins me in the studio along with Producer Nick Earnshaw.  We will start things off talking Eagles Football and hear from NFL Network Analyst Brian Baldinger, who also is the lead commentator for College and NFL games each weekend.  We love Baldy’s Breakdowns on Social Media and we will et his analysis of the Eagles.  In Hour Two we will check in with The Sports Book Consigliere Dave Sharapan Live from Las Vegas.  "The Book" will give us his insights on betting the big games this weekend.  Finally the Mainland Regional captured the State Group Four Championship and we will talk with Mustangs Running Back Steven Ordille in the studio!  And we will talk with his Head Coach Chuck Smith about their amazing run to the Championship. 


On Sunday join me, Josh Hennig, and a Mystery Guest Co-Host as we broadcast Live from the Caesars Sportsbook inside the Tropicana Atlantic City for our Eagles pregame show.  Tune in this Sunday to find out who joins us when we get the “Keys to the Game” with Fox 29 News Sports Anchor and 973 ESPN Eagles Writer Scott Grayson brought to you by Blitz’s Markets in Ocean City.  In Hour Two we will hear my Fantasy Football Gur Brian Hartley brought to you by Charlie’s Bar and Restaurant.  "The Guru" will give us his best plays for Week 13 in the NFL. 


All that and more this weekend in The Locker Room with Billy Schweim heard every Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to Noon on 973 ESPN Radio South Jersey!


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