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Philadelphia: Like a box of chocolates...

Football

This week from the Eagles, Flyers, and Sixers.

February 22, 2021
Source: Philadelphia Flyers/Twitter.com
Source: Philadelphia Flyers/Twitter.com

🏈Eagles: ICYMI, last week, the Birds finally traded quarterback Carson Wentz to the Indianapolis Colts, receiving a 2021 third-round draft pick, a conditional draft pick in 2022...and some major rebuilding to do in return.

  • With Wentz out of the picture, the question is, who will be the Eagles’ QB1?

Starting from the bottom: Even though rookie Jalen Hurts started the last four games in 2020, his performance was inconsistent. While we expect Hurts to be the top contender for the starting spot, we wouldn’t be that surprised if the Eagles use their No. 6 overall pick to pick up another QB.

  • The trade also has us wondering what’s next for Wentz’s preferred target, tight end Zach Ertz. The Eagles are looking at a few potential landing spots, but if nothing works out, he might end up being released. Buckle up, Philly: we’re in for a rebuild. Sigh. 

🏒Flyers: The Flyers, who were still without a number of players due to NHL COVID-19 protocols, lost to the Boston Bruins 7–2 in their outdoor matchup in Lake Tahoe last night. Welp, at least there were views...and entertainment

🏀Sixers: Despite a strong start, the Sixers lost to the Toronto Raptors 110–103 last night after the Raps’ fourth-quarter surge. We guess even a four-time All-Star can’t beat a Tampa-based team.