Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Jerry Robinson . Jerry Robinson was the Eagles first round choice in 1979, the first for 3 years, thanks to Mike McCormicks' great trades
Eric Allen. Bill Bradley (1969-76) set the record with 34, which was equalled by Eric Allen (1988-94.
Joe Scarpati. Joe Scarpati was the holder on the historic field goal. He still lives in the Philadephia area.
Pete Retzlaff. Pete Retzlaff was 'one of the worst' General Managers in Eagles history.
Tony Franklin. Tony Franklin was the Eagles kicker with no shoe. Paul Mcfadden also kicked barefoot in the late 1980s.
Fred Bruney. The 'Swamp Fox' was fired in 1985 with one game to go. Fred Bruney coached the team against the Vikings, a rare Eagles victory.
Charlie Young. The Eagles traded Charlie Young to the Rams for 'Jaws'.
Pete Liske. Pete Liske cme to the Eagles from Canada and immediatley proved to be worse then mediocre. His back up was Rick Arrington.
Ben Hawkins. Ben Hawkins played his Eagles career with a hanging chin strap.
Three. Chuck was a two-time All-American at Penn and a seven time all pro with the Eagles. He missed only 3 games in 14 NFL Seasons. He led the Eagles to a NFL title in 1960 as a 35 year old two-way player.
Mike McCormack. Mike was the 12th coach of the Eagles.
56-0. The Eagles lost to the New York Giants, 56-0 on October 15th, 1933.
Los Angeles. The trade was completed in 1958.
12. The Eagles won 12 regular season games that season, barely edging out Dallas for the Eastern Division title, and then beating them 20-7 in the Championship game. They set a franchise record for wins in the regular season that year.
|When Tommy McDonald was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1998, he was the ______ member of the Eagles organization to enter the Hall of Fame?||Philadelphia Eagles History
13th. The thirteen Hall Of Famers were:
1963 - Bert Bell
1965 - Steve Van Buren
1967 - Chuck Bednarik
1968 - Alex Wojciechowicz
1969 - Earl "Greasy" Neale
1970 - Pete Pihos
1971 - Bill Hewitt, Norm Van Brocklin
1972 - Ollie Matson
1981 - Jim Ringo
1983 - Sonny Jurgensen
1988 - Mike Ditka
1998 - Tommy McDonald
6th. The six players who had their number retired by the team were:
15 - Steve Van Buren (HB 1955-51)
40 - Tom Brookshier (DB 1953, 1956-61)
44 - Pete Retzlaff (OE, TE 1956-66)
60 - Chuck Bednarik (C, LB 1949-62)
70 - A. Wistert (OT, G, DT 1943-51)
99 - Jerome Brown (DT, 1987-91) RIP
65,352. The Vet, finished in April of 1971, is a multi-use stadium, used by both the Eagles and the Phillies.
|Due to the war effort during the 1940s, Philadelphia and the Steelers found that they could not field a full team, so they merged for one season. What was the name of that team?||Philadelphia Eagles History
Steagles. In 1943, the two teams merged to form the Steagles. Greasy Neale and Walt Kiesling shared coaching duties. The merger lasted only one season.
1933. The Eagles were formed in 1933 when a group headed by Bert Bell and Lud Wray purchased the former Frankford team, the Yellowjackets. The purchase price was $2,500.00.
|What Eagle favorite was drafted out of Texas, and played safety and punted for the Eagles in the late 60s, early 70s?||More Philadelphia Eagles
Bill Bradley. My favorite Eagle #28.
Merritt Kersey. Merritt collected snakes.
Fred Bruney. Fred coached the last game of the season, after Marion Campbell was fired.
|When the Eagles traded Tim Rossovich to the San Diego Chargers for a first round draft pick, the Eagles drafted a future all-pro with the pick. Who was it?||More Philadelphia Eagles
Charles Young. He later changed his name to Charle.
Tony Franklin and Paul McFadden. Both kicked without a right shoe.
|Who missed the kick in the 1978 playoffs against Atlanta, that would have advanced the Eagles in the playoffs?||More Philadelphia Eagles
Mike Michel. Teflon Dick Vermiel used a punter on field goals. Can you imagine if Andy Reid ever tried that, he would be ridden out of town.
|Who was the former #1 pick, who was converted from a tight end to a linebacker in the early 70s?||More Philadelphia Eagles
Steve Zabel. Later had a nice career with the New England Patriots.
John Carlos. John could run, but he couldn't catch a cold. Carlos was sent home from the Olympics, after what officials claim, that Carlos made a racial gesture while receiving his medal.
Blenda Gay. This former Charger and Philadelphia Eagle, died after wife Roxanne cut his throat.
|The Eagles picked Leroy Keyes out of Purdue, with the second pick in the 1968 Draft, after the Buffalo Bills took O.J. Simpson?||More Philadelphia Eagles
False. They took him with the third pick. Atlanta had the second pick and choose George Kuntz. Many people have said the Eagles missed out on O.J. by one pick, but that is incorrect.
|In 1995, the Eagles traded up to draft DE Mike Mamula who will be remembered as one of the biggest busts in franchise history. But few remember that they also drafted a DE in the third round who never accompliched much. Who was this underachieving player ?||Philadelphia Eagle's Draft Gaffes
Greg Jefferson. DE Greg Jefferson had only 13.5 sacks in a 6 year career with the Eagles.