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The Ringer Philly crew has a podcast! Sheil Kapadia and Ben Solak team up on Sundays and Thursdays for weekly previews and instant reactions to every Eagles game. Plus we’ve got you covered on the Sixers and all of your other favorite teams in town, with unique conversations from local and Ringer personalities.

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The Ringer Philly crew has a podcast! Sheil Kapadia and Ben Solak team up on Sundays and Thursdays for weekly previews and instant reactions to every Eagles game. Plus we’ve got you covered on the Sixers and all of your other favorite teams in town, with unique conversations from local and Ringer personalities.

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Episodes

Eagles' Position-by-Position Free Agency Needs, and Dollar Dog Dilemma

2/29/2024
The Eagles have quite a few questions heading into the draft and free agency, with key players either returning, leaving, or heading into free agency. Should the Eagles give the hometown kid D’Andre Swift an offer to return to the team? What are the options at linebacker? Will James Bradberry IV be on the roster next season? Plus, the Phillies announced that there will no longer be Dollar Dog Nights after 27 years! This end to a Philadelphia staple has Cliff fuming. We want to hear from you! 215-315-7982 The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Hosts: Sheil Kapadia and Ben Solak Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:06:12

Eagles Buzz From the Combine With EJ Smith!

2/27/2024
Eagles GM Howie Roseman and head coach Nick Sirianni spoke on Tuesday about their offseason approach to improving the team following the epic collapse at the end of the 2023 season. Eagles reporter EJ Smith of The Philadelphia Inquirer jumped on the pod to discuss the major decisions that have to be made this offseason for the Birds. How much input will Sirianni have in the offense? Will Haason Reddick be an Eagle? Is Fletcher Cox coming back for another season? We want to hear from you! 215-315-7982 The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Host: Sheil Kapadia Guest: EJ Smith Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:22:43

Eagles Talk! Haason Reddick, Draft Buzz, and Voicemails

2/14/2024
Eagles Pro Bowl linebacker Haason Reddick has been granted permission to seek a trade in order to get a new contract. Will he be an Eagle in the 2024 season? Sheil and Ben discuss different contract and trade scenarios for Reddick. With the Super Bowl in the rearview, it’s officially draft season. Ben gives us three players to watch for in the 2024 draft. Plus, more voicemails on the Eagles, the Sixers sign Kyle Lowry, and Cliff has a question for Eagles fans. We want to hear from you! 215-315-7982 The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Hosts: Sheil Kapadia and Ben Solak Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:16:03

Grading the Sixers' Moves at the Trade Deadline

2/8/2024
The NBA trade deadline has come and gone, and the Sixers were quite active at the deadline. With Joel Embiid out, the Sixers have been struggling mightily and needed to address some holes in the lineup. They acquired Buddy Hield and Cam Payne and received draft compensation, but they traded away Marcus Morris Sr., Jaden Springer, Furkan Korkmaz, Danuel House Jr., and fan-favorite Patrick Beverley. Sheil discusses how the Sixers did overall at the deadline and whether Philly native Kyle Lowry, who’s expected to be brought in from the buyout market, will help the team. Plus, how will they address the backup center position? Leave a voicemail with your deadline grades! - 215-315-7982 Follow the guys on X/Twitter: @SheilKapadia @daboulcliff The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Host: Sheil Kapadia Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:49:09

Eight Eagles Questions With Bo Wulf and Zach Berman!

2/6/2024
Sheil is joined by Bo Wulf and Zach Berman of PHLY to discuss some burning Eagles questions and mix in a little fun. Was there real consideration to replace Nick Sirianni with Bill Belichick? What’s the most likely scenario for how the 2024 season will play out? How will the Eagles fix this roster? The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Host: Sheil Kapadia Guests: Bo Wulf and Zach Berman Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:07:02

Joel Embiid's Injury, Jalen Hurts's Future, and DeVonta Smith's Contract!

2/2/2024
It was reported on Thursday that Joel Embiid suffered an injury to his meniscus with no timetable yet on his return. Sheil and Cliff discuss why Embiid was even on the court in the first place (04:12). There’s a lot of questions surrounding Jalen Hurts’s leadership following the 2023 Philadelphia Eagles collapse. Sheil gives his thoughts on Jalen Hurts’s leadership style (22:27). Plus, thoughts on DeVonta Smith’s future with the Eagles entering a contract year (38:08). The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Host: Sheil Kapadia Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:56:55

Vic Fangio Deep Dive With Shawn Syed!

1/30/2024
Vic Fangio was named the defensive coordinator for the Eagles last Saturday following a mutual parting of ways with the Dolphins last week. With Fangio being given the DC title, we had to bring back one of our favorites, Shawn Syed, who authored "The Book of Fangio." Shawn breaks down the principles of Fangio’s defense and how he could completely revitalize the defense next season following a horrendous 2023 season. Please leave your voicemails! 215-315-7982 The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Host: Sheil Kapadia Guest: Shawn Syed Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:33:27

What Kellen Moore Brings to the Table for the Eagles

1/28/2024
Kellen Moore was officially named the next offensive coordinator for the Eagles, which has Birds fans wondering what he will do to revitalize a loaded offense that woefully underperformed in the 2023 season. Sheil and Ben discuss how Moore’s offense will mesh with Nick Sirianni’s offense and how this could help Jalen Hurts in the long run. The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Hosts: Sheil Kapadia and Ben Solak Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:45:22

Eagles Takeaways! Fangio In? What About OC? Sirianni's Role?

1/24/2024
Eagles GM Howie Roseman and head coach Nick Sirianni finally addressed the media on Wednesday about the coaching changes that will be made following the disappointing end to the 2023 season, including that Sirianni will take on more of a CEO role. During the presser, news broke that Vic Fangio will likely be the new defensive coordinator of the Eagles. Sheil and Ben discuss Sirianni’s role going forward, how Fangio fits in Philly, and who the best offensive coordinator candidates are. Follow the guys on X/Twitter: @SheilKapadia @BenjaminSolak @daboulcliff Please Leave Your voicemails!: 215-315-7982 The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Hosts: Sheil Kapadia and Ben Solak Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:01:56

Joel Embiid Drops 70, and Brian Johnson's Out!

1/23/2024
Sixers center Joel Embiid dropped a franchise-record 70 points, passing the previous record held by Wilt Chamberlain. Sheil, Chris, and Raheem discuss the historic night for Embiid and what the Sixers need to do to get out of the second round. Plus, the Eagles have fired offensive coordinator Brian Johnson, which comes to no surprise, but how dysfunctional do the coaching moves so far this offseason make the franchise look? Follow the guys on X/Twitter: @SheilKapadia, @iamrahstradamus, @ChrisRyan77, @daboulcliff Please keep the voicemails coming 215-315-7982! The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Hosts: Sheil Kapadia, Raheem Palmer, and Chris Ryan Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed by: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:01:13

Nick Sirianni Watch Continues!

1/22/2024
Philly fans are still waiting to hear the fate of current Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni. While there’s been no word on whether he’ll remain the head coach, it feels like he’ll probably be back for the 2024 season. Sheil discusses the different possibilities if Sirianni is in fact returning to Philadelphia, and what the Eagles need to do at the coordinator level to avoid repeating the epic collapse that was the 2023 season. Please leave us your voicemails! 215-315-7982 The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Host: Sheil Kapadia Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:43:06

Eagles Postgame Reaction: Is Nick Sirianni a Goner?

1/16/2024
One, two, three … Cancun!!! The Eagles' epic 2023 collapse finally came to an end after they fell to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the wild-card round, 32-9. With how bad the Eagles' fall from grace was, the question remains: Will Nick Sirianni be back as the head coach for the 2024 season? The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Hosts: Sheil Kapadia and Ben Solak Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:55:09

Eagles Film Review: Eagles Vs. Buccaneers Wild-Card Round Preview

1/11/2024
Sheil and Shawn Syed of SumerSports get you set for the Eagles' wild-card matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With how the regular season ended for the Birds, is there anything on defense they can do to stop Tampa’s offense? Plus, Todd Bowles loves to blitz, and the Eagles offense has struggled to pick up the blitz. What can Nick Sirianni and Brian Johnson do schematically to avoid being beaten by the blitz and keep Jalen Hurts upright? The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Host: Sheil Kapadia Guest: Shawn Syed Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:02:31

Seven Burning Eagles Questions With Tim McManus!

1/9/2024
Sheil has seven burning questions for ESPN’s Tim McManus as the Eagles stumble into a wild-card matchup Monday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. How likely is it that Nick Sirianni will be the Eagles head coach next season? How much of the Eagles' late-season skid falls on Jalen Hurts? How do owner Jeffrey Lurie and GM Howie Roseman feel about the Eagles' humongous drop-off? The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Host: Sheil Kapadia Guest: Tim McManus Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:12:55

Eagles-Giants Postgame Reaction: Is Nick Sirianni’s Job Safe After the Loss to the Giants?

1/8/2024
The Eagles have now lost five of their past six games after falling to the Giants 27-10 in embarrassing fashion on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Sheil and Ben react to how fast the drop-off has been for a team that started the season 10-1. We all have one burning question: Is Nick Sirianni’s job safe for next season? Please Leave a Voicemail - 215-315-7982 The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Hosts: Sheil Kapadia and Ben Solak Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:45:28

Eagles Film Review: Defensive Meltdown, Jalen Hurts Temperature Check, and More!

1/3/2024
Sheil and Shawn open the pod by addressing A.J. Brown’s comments to the media on Wednesday after not speaking following Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals. Also, Cliff issues an apology to Brown. Just how bad has the defense been under Matt Patricia? The numbers are alarming. Plus, has Jalen Hurts lived up to expectations? The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Host: Sheil Kapadia Guest: Shawn Syed Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:18:03

Eagles-Cardinals Postgame Reaction: Struggling Eagles Fall to the 4-12 Cardinals

12/31/2023
The Eagles are free-falling into the playoffs after suffering a 35-31 loss to the now 4-12 Arizona Cardinals. Sheil and Ben discuss the horrendous Eagles defense with Matt Patricia and how the offense has been stale. Is head coach Nick Sirianni being put on notice with his inability to develop the offense and not rally the team through this difficult stretch? Plus, we give our Philly sports New Year’s resolutions. Leave a voicemail with your Philly sports resolutions - 215-315-7982 The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Hosts: Sheil Kapadia and Ben Solak Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:53:43

Eagles Film Review: What We Need to See the Next Two Weeks

12/28/2023
The Eagles survived a late surge from the New York Giants and snapped a three-game losing streak on Christmas Day, but the vibes still seem to be low in the locker room. Sheil and Shawn Syed of SumerSports reviewed the film from Monday’s game, and there’s a lot to be positive about from the Eagles' standpoint even though the margin of victory wasn't as large as they would have liked. What areas can the Eagles improve in as the playoffs get closer? The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Host: Sheil Kapadia Guest: Shawn Syed Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed by: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:06:45

Eagles Postgame Reaction: What Are the Vibes After an Underwhelming Eagles Win?

12/26/2023
The Eagles survived a closer-than-expected 33-25 win vs. the New York Giants on Christmas Day. The Eagles finally broke their three-game losing skid, but there are still so many concerning matters from during and after the game. Sheil and Ben discuss the good and the bad from the first meeting with the Giants this season and a lot of postgame quotes that don't sound too positive. The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Hosts: Sheil Kapadia and Ben Solak Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed By: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:57:35

Film Review: Myth vs. Reality on the State of the Eagles

12/20/2023
The Eagles are currently on a three-game losing skid and looking to right the ship before the playoffs with winnable games against the Giants and the Cardinals. Sheil and Shawn Syed of SumerSports discuss the critical plays that ultimately doomed the Eagles in Seattle, including: the Quez Watkins deep ball attempt, Jason Kelce’s false start in the red zone, and the deep ball attempt to A.J. Brown in the fourth quarter that resulted in Julian Love’s second INT. The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please check out theringer.com/RG to find out more, or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Host: Sheil Kapadia Guest: Shawn Syed Producer: Cliff Augustin Music Composed by: Teddy Grossman and Jackson Greenberg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:28:23