The Eagles made a blockbuster trade this week, but it remains to be seen whether Howie Roseman can be trusted to make this all work out or not. Two of the NBA’s top teams are getting even stronger, while the Sixers make a small splash at the NBA trade deadline. The NFL regular season is expanding.
All that and more in this week’s Brew:
The Eagles traded out of No. 6 in this year’s NFL draft
Eagles trade: pick 6 and 156
Dolphins trade: pick 12, 123 and a 2022 first-rounder. https://t.co/tliEQ0131G
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) March 26, 2021
Did the Eagles help themselves?
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) March 28, 2021
Here are some thoughts on the trade from outside of the organization
Grading the move: Eagles trade from No. 6 to No. 12, add another ’22 1st-rounder https://t.co/D8iw82fhzv
— Zach Berman (@ZBerm) March 26, 2021
Thoughts on the Eagles decision to trade back in the draft: https://t.co/QGywJTCXku
— Tim McManus (@Tim_McManus) March 26, 2021
And you thought this season was long….
— Fox PHL Gambler (@Sean_Brace) March 26, 2021
*Can’t screw up a wide receiver pick if all the top wide receivers are gone after you trade down* pic.twitter.com/xsBitvlzhQ
— Joe Tansey (@JTansey90) March 26, 2021
If you are taking a WR , do you really think the drop from 6 to 12 decreases your ability to win games this year?
Top 12 WR no good anymore? pic.twitter.com/cXBynL2Pas
— Drew Smith (@drewmsmith) March 26, 2021
No. 6 is looking like a golden spot to draft right behind all of the quarterback needy teams. I’d rather take that pick than adding another first round pick in the 20s next season.
They went from the surest thing possible to now just stockpiling for decent first round players.
— Jon Jansen (@jjansen34) March 26, 2021
Before the Eagles’ deal, the Dolphins made a trade with the 49ers
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 26, 2021
The NFL will be going to a 17-game regular season
NFL is expected to expand the regular season schedule this week to 17 games. The league had played a 16-game regular season schedule since 1978, by far the longest stretch without a change in NFL history.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 28, 2021
Alvin Kamara isn’t happy about it
— theScore (@theScore) March 28, 2021
The Sixers acquired George Hill
We have acquired George Hill and Ignas Brazdeikis in three-team trade.
— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) March 26, 2021
Oral Roberts’ Cinderella story is over
Oral Roberts… so close 💔💔 pic.twitter.com/eXhOJIaGNq
— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) March 28, 2021
What a pass
Jahvon Quinerly BEHIND THE HEAD 😱
WHAT. A PASS. pic.twitter.com/xaRho7xV5h
— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) March 29, 2021
UCLA and Oregon State are heading to the Elite 8
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 29, 2021
Ted Cruz went to the border, probably to sneak off to Cancun again
— The Hill (@thehill) March 26, 2021
Drug cartels are using harsh tactics of heckling these days
Ah yes, the Mexican drug cartels, which of course are famous for their merciless heckling of their enemies. https://t.co/sFUj5f3cgW
— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) March 26, 2021
That’s when Private Ron Johnson got the call. We were spotted. Not by the enemy, but by our former commander. He was in a rage that we hadn’t put his name on the side of the boat. We were gonna have to go back and do OPERATION PHOTO-OP all over again. War truly is hell. pic.twitter.com/QgsBF70IjN
— Mr. Newberger (@jeremynewberger) March 26, 2021
Here’s Ted Cruz and Lindsey Graham, part of Disneyworld’s new Out-of-Shape Middle-Aged Useless Republicans At The Border ride. Passengers are given Metamucil, life jackets and Dad jeans, as they battle drug cartels, lower back pain and gout pic.twitter.com/k75q8VgE6D
— Paul Rudnick (@PaulRudnickNY) March 27, 2021
But why are the 18 wrinkled grandpas at the border?
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) at the U.S.-Mexico border: “Why are 18 senators here? Because it’s the biggest issue facing the country in many ways right now.” pic.twitter.com/Bb8dy5RXof
— The Recount (@therecount) March 26, 2021
My thoughts exactly
If the Rio Grande really is infested with violent terrorists and cartel murderers, sending 17 Federal Republican Reps on a riverboat cruise was a huge national security risk.
But it’s not dangerous so they did it.pic.twitter.com/45u7VmZHNC
— Ethan Embry (@EmbryEthan) March 27, 2021
White polos in war zones?
when you wear a white polo to a purported battle zone pic.twitter.com/XpWqPXSPFB
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) March 26, 2021
Montana meth = good, Mexican meth = bad???
Sen. Steve Daines: “Twenty years ago in Montana, meth was homemade. It was homegrown. And you had purity levels less than 30%. Today the meth that is getting into Montana is Mexican cartel.” pic.twitter.com/Xtu1geaVxJ
— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) March 26, 2021
Georgia Republicans voted to suppress the vote this week
We’re witnessing blatant voter suppression in GA.
It could easily happen in many other states where extreme Republican legislators want to change laws to rig elections.
State leaders who will protect voting rights are the shield to save our democracy.https://t.co/RpNpqE2Mlg
— Josh Shapiro (@JoshShapiroPA) March 26, 2021
This is nothing short of an outrage
What happened in #GA this week was not an isolated event. Our right to vote is under attack. 43 states have introduced more than 250 bills to restrict voting access.
The only reason you stop people from voting is because you know you’ll lose
— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) March 28, 2021
— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) March 28, 2021
Deals? Who doesn’t love deals?
— Philly Influencer (@PHL_Influencer) March 28, 2021
LaMarcus Aldridge to the Nets
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 27, 2021
Andre Drummond intends to sign with the Lakers
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 28, 2021
Marc Gasol beware
When Andre Drummond see Marc Gasol in the Lakers locker room pic.twitter.com/W6hHkYn4Uz
— Josiah Johnson (@KingJosiah54) March 28, 2021
Scary sight here
— Here’s Your Replay ⬇️ (@HeresYourReplay) March 28, 2021
U.S. Men’s Soccer team fails to qualify for the Olympics… again
The United States has missed its third straight Olympic men’s soccer tournament, losing to Honduras 2-1 in a qualification game. https://t.co/9cggodGDGd
— AP Sports (@AP_Sports) March 29, 2021
What a moment
Charlotte, North Carolina:
These two football teams gave Sam Jordan — a student with Down’s Syndrome — a special senior night.
Sam has been the student manager on the squad for four years.
This is the Twitter content I’m here for… pic.twitter.com/ImdGF6Fv34
— Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@RexChapman) March 27, 2021
The Phillies sent Scott Kingery back to the minors
— Philly Influencer (@PHL_Influencer) March 29, 2021
The Universal Championship match at WrestleMania will now be a Triple Threat Match
— WWE WrestleMania (@WrestleMania) March 27, 2021
And with that news – Edge snapped
— WWE (@WWE) March 28, 2021
Kane is headed to the WWE Hall of Fame
— WWE’s The Bump (@WWETheBump) March 28, 2021