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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - JANUARY 21: Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates after rushing for a touchdown against the New York Giants during the second quarter in the NFC Divisional Playoff game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 21, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Saturday night’s absolute blow out of division rival was so much fun! The Giants came into Lincoln Financial Field thinking they actually had a chance. Reminder, they haven’t won in Philadelphia since 2013. The belief was that this Eagles team was vulnerable, they peaked too early, is Hurts actually healthy, etc, etc. By the end of the first drive of the game we got our answer, the Eagles were not vulnerable, Jalen hurts is healthy and the small skid they went on was just them getting a couple losses out of the way prior to the playoffs. Almost like a pressure release valve. I said it during my Pigskin Picks segment on Friday, “Boston Scott will score a damn touchdown in the game, and if Boston Scott is scoring a damn touchdown, the Giants are getting their doors blown off!” Scott scored. Doors were blown off.

Easiest anytime touchdown bet in the history of anytime touchdown betting.

Heading into this game Giants fans seemed confident. So confident there were stories going around the internet that some weird Giants fans were painting their dongs blue. Why? What’s the point you freaks? Now you had to sit and watch your team get their butts smashed in for 4 quarters while you had Papa Smurf between your legs. Double the embarrassment! I understand that sports are cyclical and at some time I might be reading a post regarding the Eagles getting smashed and some whackos painted their franks and beans midnight green (OG’s probably would go with kelly green.)  We’re not at that point in the timeline yet, so we’re going to continue to gloat.

The Eagles offense looked like it was back to it’s unstoppable self once again.  They put the beatdown on the G-Men, with AJ Brown really not doing anything in that game.  He also didn’t seem happy about that, so I expect a monster game out of AJ in the NFC Championship game.  We’re going to ride this wave as long as we can, and there is no way we’re going to be quiet about it. It’s just too bad the NFL scheduled the NFC Championship for 3pm, really cutting down on the Eagles fans drinking window.

Go Birds!!

'Ted Lasso': Apple Announces Spring Release For Season 3

Apple announced that its smash hit series, Ted Lasso, is coming back for its third season this spring! Ted Lasso kicked off back in 2020 and immediately won the hearts of soccer fans, and really, anyone with a soul. The American coach, played by Jason Sudeikis, has a sweet disposition and became an immediate fan favorite.

Per Variety, during the Television Critics Association’s winter 2023 press tour, there was a panel that featured Ted Lasso co-creator Bill Lawrence and writer/star Brett Goldstein promoting their upcoming comedy series Shrinking. When asked about Ted Lasso during the panel, Lawrence was tight-lipped but said, “I’ve seen cuts, and it’s f—ing amazing.”

People reports that season 3 will introduce two new characters: Girls‘ Becky Ann Baker will portray Ted’s mom, and Jodi Balfour, best known for her role in the Apple TV+ series For All Mankind, will play a venture capitalist. They also report that there will be “new blood” on the AFC Richmond team.

Here is what we know about this new season so far:

  • No trailer has dropped yet, but an image from the season has!

    This intense standoff between Nate and Lasso gives us just a taste of what to expect coming up.

  • We don’t have an exact date of release...

    All we know is that it comes out in the spring. Fingers crossed that they mean early spring rather than late spring because we cannot wait!

  • (SPOILER) Last season, Nate left AFC Richmond in the dust.

    This was QUITE the cliffhanger. We are excited to see how this pans out. An epic Nate and Ted showdown may occur. Would that be awesome? Or upsetting? We can’t be sure.

  • Is this the last season?

    Its’ worth noting that Apple TV+’s season three announcement did not include the words “final season.” It’s been widely reported that the series was intended to have just three seasons. Brett Goldstein has gone on record saying as much. So you’re saying that there’s a chance it might go on longer? Maybe not; in June, Brett Goldstein, who plays Roy Kent and serves as a writer on Ted Lasso, said that the show’s third season would be its swan song. He told the public that Ted Lasso was always going to be “just three.” You never know, though. As we mentioned before, Ted Lasso is a smash hit. How can they take it away from us like this? Perhaps their time isn’t up just yet.

    Regardless, grab the biscuits, because more Ted Lasso is on the horizon.