SEE WHERE EAGLES JEFFERY, BLOUNT RANK AS ONE-YEAR WONDERS!

2. Alshon Jeffery Maximum value: $14.5 million Many anticipated Chicago using the franchise tag for the second straight year on Jeffery, but Jeffery landed in Philadelphia on a prove-it deal with $9 million in base salary and another $4.5 million tied to incentives. When it comes to the average annual value of contracts for top-shelf …

JASON PETERS’ EFFICIENCY IS WHY EAGLES PAID HIM BIG BUCKS!

CONTRACT TERMS:3 yr(s) / $32,500,000 SIGNING BONUS$8,000,000 AVERAGE SALARY$10,833,333 GTD AT SIGN:– TOTAL GTD:$15,500,000 FREE AGENT:2020 / UFA   BONUS BREAKDOWN CAP DETAILS CASH DETAILS   YEAR   AGE BASE SALARY SIGNING WORKOUT CAP HIT DEAD CAP YEARLY CASH   2017 35 $10,450,000 $1,000,000 $250,000 $11,700,000 $2,000,000 $10,700,000($10,700,000)   2018 36 $10,000,000 $1,000,000 $250,000 $11,250,000 …

HOW THE SIXERS OUTSMARTED THE CELTICS AND VALIDATED SAM HINKIE’S VISION!

Even in the zero-sum game of roster management, there could not have been two more different approaches, or more different NBA personas than their respective architects: Sam Hinkie and Danny Ainge. While delightfully amiable in off the record chats, Hinkie played his public image close to the vest, rarely revealing anything at all about what …

PHILLIES PROMOTE RED-HOT SCOTT KINGERY TO TRIPLE-A!

Scott Kingery, who put up some impressive numbers at Double-A Reading, slashing .313/.379/.608 with 18 home runs and 19 stolen bases in 278 at-bats. was promoted to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.   The post PHILLIES PROMOTE RED-HOT SCOTT KINGERY TO TRIPLE-A! appeared first on Fast Philly Sports.

PHILS WASTE HELLICKSON’S QUALITY START, LOSE TO D’BACKS 2-1 IN 11!

By Sam Bush Daniel Descalso lined a run-scoring single in the 11th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Phillies 2-1. The Diamondbacks and Phillies played late Saturday and neither team could muster much against the other’s starting pitcher. Randall Delgado pitched five crisp innings in a spot start for Arizona and Jeremy Hellickson (above) had the …

MISSING MILLENNIALS! WOULD 7-INNING GAMES MAKE MLB COMPETITIVE WITH THE NBA AND NFL?

Compared with the NFL’s slick futuristic packaging and the NBA and its youthful emoji wars, baseball can seem like a piece of hard candy on your grammy’s shelf. And three hours is a problem. Nothing should be more than three hours: no movie, no hike, no dinner, no graduation ceremony, no meeting, no wedding, no …

USA TODAY PISSES ALL OVER FLYERS’ TRADE OF SCHENN FOR LEHTERA!

By Michael Bennett The local lame-ass media has been creaming all over themselves about the Flyers’ weekend draft haul, but USA Today’s Kevin Allen is pissing on the trade of Brayden Schenn: It’s hard to like this trade from the Flyers’ perspective, even though they ended up with two first-round picks. The second first-rounder is contingent …