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Thanksgiving Is A Special Holiday Reminding Us To Be Grateful

Article Written by Billy Schweim

Contributing Author(s): Josh Hennig

Originally Published on November 24, 2023


The Locker Room with Billy Schweim Crew hopes everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with Family and Friends.  Counting our blessings during the holiday season is important, they come in many ways.  The Eagles should also be counting theirs because they own the best record in the NFL at 9-1 but the wins have not been pretty.  Jalen Hurts didn’t play particularly well against the Chiefs on Monday Night with only 150 yards, Zero passing Touchdowns, and one interception.  A matter of fact the Chiefs outplayed the Eagles in almost every statistical category except for the turnovers and what's most important, the score. 


The Eagles outscored the Chiefs 14-0 in the second half on Monday Night Football and Jalen Hurts has now won 13 straight regular season games versus teams with a .500 or better record.  Philadelphia is 31-9 when Jalen Hurts starts games and the Eagles Quarterback has either a passing or rushing touchdown in 25 straight games.  We will have plenty of Eagles talk this weekend!


The Flyers have won six of their last nine games before hosting the New York Rangers on Friday afternoon.  The Orange and Black have surprised many with a solid start to the season.  We will critique the Flyers efforts after the first 20 games, the quarter way mark of the 2023-24 NHL season. 


The Sixers are 10-5 heading into the weekend after starting the season 8-1.  It’s a long NBA season and it’s too early to tell how Tyrese Maxey will handle his new role with the Sixers as opponents continue to make adjustments to the 76ers new style of play.  Despite the 76ers going 2-4 in their last six games, Maxey is still top ten in the NBA in Points Per Game (26.3), Assists Per Game (7.1), Three-Point Field Goal Percentage (43.4%), and number one in Minutes Played (38.4 MPG).

Plus don’t forget to come join us every Sunday throughout the Football season as we broadcast live from the Caesars Sports Book inside Tropicana Atlantic for our Eagles and NFL Sunday Pregame show! 


On Saturday’s The Locker Room with Billy Schweim, former Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receiver Dave Klemic and Producer Nick Earnshaw join me in the studio.  We will review the Eagles win over the Chiefs and preview the Eagles-Bills game on Sunday.  In Hour Two, we will hear from The Sports Book Consigliere Dave Sharapan Live from Las Vegas.  "The Book" will give us his insights into this weekend's big games as he always has the information you need before you bet.  Plus we will talk Sixers and Flyers!


On Sunday join me, Mike Carlin, and Josh Hennig as we broadcast Live from the Caesars Sports Book inside Tropicana Atlantic City as we get you ready for all the Sunday NFL action for Week 11 of the season.  We will preview the Eagles versus Bills with Kickoff at 4:25 pm and you can hear all the action on 973 ESPN Radio South Jersey.  Every Sunday 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 Market of Ocean City.  In Hour Two we will talk with my Fantasy Football Guru Brian Hartley brought to you by Charlie’s Bar and Restaurant in Somers Point.  "The Guru" will give us his thoughts on which players  to start and sit for Week 11 in the NFL.


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


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