Philadelphia Eagles

All NFL Media is Local- Philadelphia Eagles

Let’s check out the City of Brotherly Love and the local media that covers the Philadelphia Eagles

Newspaper-  Philadelphia is a two newspaper town owned by one company.  Both papers are housed within the same web site.  The Philadelphia Inquirer (subscription required) and Philadelphia Daily News (subscription required) sports sections are merged onlineDaily News beat writers Les Bowen (Twitter) and Paul Domowitch (Twitter) anchor the paper’s Eagletarian blogInquirer beat writers Jeff McLane (Twitter) and Zach Berman (Twitter) also write for the paper’s Bird’s Eye View Blog.  There are also a bevy of columnists from both papers who will comment on the Eagles.

Sports Radio- The Eagles have an interesting game day radio agreement. Sports Radio 94 WIP serves as the flagship in the Eagles Radio Network.   Merrill Reese serves as the play-by-play voice, joined by Mike Quick with analysis.  Philly fans are fortunate to have two sports radio stations to follow the team; WIP and WPEN.

Television- Television outlets in Philadelphia include KYWWCAUWPVI, and WTXF.  Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia also covers the team.

Blogs- Check out Bleeding Green NationEagles Locker, Eagles Eye, Eagles Gab, Birds Fan, and the team’s own blog for independent writing on the Eagles.

For those of you who read other news on the Eagles, share those resources in the comments section.

NFC Championship- Philadelphia Eagles vs. Arizona Cardinals

Here is a preview of Sunday’s NFC Championship between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Arizona Cardinals, through the work of the local media covering each team…

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

Let’s check out the City of Brotherly Love and the local media that covers the Philadelphia Eagles

Newspaper- Philadelphia is a two newspaper town owned by one company. Both papers are housed within the same web site. The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News sports sections seems devoid of any page dedicated to the Eagles. The Daily News beat writers do maintain a blog. The Inquirer also has a blog, but it’s not easy to find. The host philly.com site, however, does have a dedicated Eagles page which encompasses both newspapers’ content.

Sports Radio- WYSP serves as the flagship in the Eagles Radio Network. Merrill Reese serves as the play-by-play voice, joined by Mike Quick with analysis. Philly fans are fortunate to have two sports radio stations to follow the team; powerhouse WIP and WPEN.

Television- Television outlets in Philadelphia include KYW, WCAU, WPVI, and WTXF.

Blogs- Check out Bleeding Green Nation, Iggles Blog, Eagles Locker, and Bleed Eagles Green for independent writing on the Eagles.

ARIZONA CARDINALS

Let’s head to the southwest and examine the local media group that covers the Arizona Cardinals

Newspaper- The Arizona Republic is the largest newspaper in the region. It’s online newspaper looks like Web-Alpha, really disappointing. Its sports section is the same, no personality. The paper is part of AZCentral.com, which does do a good job using newspaper content on its sports section. They have special content dedicated to the Cardinals. Beat writer Kent Sommers does maintain his own blog for the paper.

Sports Radio- KTAR-AM & FM serve as the flagship in the Cardinals Radio Network. Dave Pasch returns on play-by-play, along with Rob Wolfley on commentary. KTAR and KGME are also places to talk Cardinals football.

Television- KNXV, KPHO, KPNX, and KSAZ are the television outlets in Phoenix that follow the Cardinals.

Blogs- For independent blog coverage, check out The Cardinals Report, Raising Zona, AZ Sports Hub, and Cardinals Locker.

NFC Divisional Playoffs- Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants

Time to preiew this Sunday’s NFC Divisional Playoff game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants, through the local media covering each team;

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

Let’s check out the City of Brotherly Love and the local media that covers the Philadelphia Eagles

Newspaper- Philadelphia is a two newspaper town owned by one company. Both papers are housed within the same web site. The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News sports sections seems devoid of any page dedicated to the Eagles. The Daily News beat writers do maintain a blog. The Inquirer also has a blog, but it’s not easy to find. The host philly.com site, however, does have a dedicated Eagles page which encompasses both newspapers’ content.

Sports Radio- WYSP serves as the flagship in the Eagles Radio Network. Merrill Reese serves as the play-by-play voice, joined by Mike Quick with analysis. Philly fans are fortunate to have two sports radio stations to follow the team; powerhouse WIP and WPEN.

Television- Television outlets in Philadelphia include KYW, WCAU, WPVI, and WTXF.

Blogs- Check out Bleeding Green Nation, Iggles Blog, Eagles Locker, and Bleed Eagles Green for independent writing on the Eagles.

NEW YORK GIANTS

Time to take a look at how the local media covers the defending Super Bowl champs…the New York Giants

Newspaper- The metropolitan area has four major newspapers that covers the Jets. The New York Timessports section includes a dedicated page for the Giants. The paper also includes the Fifth Down blog, which is devoted to both the Jets and Giants.

The New York Daily News online sports section has a clean look but does not blow me away. They do have a special section on the Giants. Beat writer Ralph Vacchiano keeps up the paper’s The Blue Screen blog.

Over at the New York Post, they pull off the tabloid feel of the paper in the online sports section. You can access the Giants page by clicking through the NY Teams link in the top menu. Paul Schwartz keeps up the paper’s Big Blue Blog.

At Newsday, its sports section looks like the rest. It too has a page dedicated to the team. Tom Rock handles duties on the paper’s T-Rock’s Take blog.

Sports Radio- Sports power WFAN is the radio home for the Giants Radio Network. Of course you can also listen to Giants talk over on ESPN 1050.

Television- There are plenty of television outlets that may provide coverage of the team. The ones representing the four major networks are WABC, WNBC, WCBS, and WNYW.

Blogs- Some of the independent Jets blogs include Giants Locker, Giants 101, Giants Football Blog, and Big Blue View.

NFC Wildcard Match-Up: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Minnesota Vikings

Here is a preview of the Sunday’s NFC Wildcard game bwteen the Philadeplphia Eagles and the Minnesota Vikings via the local media outlets covering each team:

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

Let’s check out the City of Brotherly Love and the local media that covers the Philadelphia Eagles

Newspaper-  Philadelphia is a two newspaper town owned by one company.  Both papers are housed within the same web site.  The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News sports sections seems devoid of any page dedicated to the Eagles.   The Daily News beat writers do maintain a blog.  The Inquirer also has a blog, but it’s not easy to find.  The host philly.com site, however, does have a dedicated Eagles page which encompasses both newspapers’ content.

Sports Radio- WYSP serves as the flagship in the Eagles Radio Network.  Merrill Reese serves as the play-by-play voice, joined by Mike Quick with analysis.  Philly fans are fortunate to have two sports radio stations to follow the team; powerhouse WIP and WPEN.

Television- Television outlets in Philadelphia include KYW, WCAU, WPVI, and WTXF.

Blogs- Check out Bleeding Green NationIggles Blog, Eagles Locker, and Bleed Eagles Green for independent writing on the Eagles.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

We continue our look at the local media contingent covering their NFL clubs.  Today we go to the Twin Cities and look at the reporters who follow the Minnesota Vikings

Newspaper-  The largest newspaper in the region is the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.  They appear to have a fairly comprehensive sports section, including an area dedicated to the Vikes.  Beat writers Judd Zulgad and Chip Scoggins maintain the paper’s Access Vikings blog.  With the legendary Sid Hartman as one of its columnists, you are guaranteed some great material from the Trib.

Sports Radio- Sports radio KFAN serves as the flagship of the Vikings Radio Network.  Paul Allen serves as the radio play-by-play voice, joined in the booth by Peter Bercich.  The FAN is also the best place for Vikings talk on non-game days.

Television- KARE, KMSP, KSTP, and WCCO are the main television outlets that cover the Vikings.

Blogs-  The following independent blogs are another resource for Vikings fans; Purple Pride, Daily Norseman, The Viking Age, and Purple Pride.