In a year that's been anything but normal, the football season is finally upon us! I am extremely excited about the upcoming NFL season as the Eagles try to repeat as NFC East Champions and make another playoff run to win another Super Bowl!  The Eagles have a high powered offense surrounding Carson Wentz entering this season and the competition in the NFC East isn't great outside of the Dallas Cowboys.  I have high expectations for Wentz entering his fifth season with great weapons around him like Deasen Jackson and Zach Ertz and Miles Sanders and don't forget about the Eagles First Round Pick Jalen Reagor.  The Eagles defense is a little suspect at Linebacker and Safety but they still have great Defensive Lineman like Fletcher Cox and Brandon Graham and Vinny Curry!

Starting this weekend from 10am to Noon on 97.3 ESPN, The Locker Room with Billy Schweim returns with live shows every Saturday and Sunday as we will be your Eagles per-game show destination!!  Each weekend, in coordination with Ken Dunek and the Jerseyman magazine, we will do a segment called, “ Where are They Now? where we will talk with former Eagles players and find out what they are doing in life after their playing days are over.  During the Eagles season we will be on location at ALL Campus on the boardwalk in Ocean City four Sundays in October.  Come check out the live broadcast for your chance to win free giveaways courtesy of All Campus along with giving away 97.3 ESPN The Locker Room T-shirts to some Lucky Eagles fans!!  Also, The Locker Room with Billy Schweim and Blitz's Market in Ocean City are teaming up to bring you a great offer: Every time the Eagles score 35 Points or more you can go to Blitz's Market in Ocean City (21st Street and Asbury Avenue) where you can purchase a Cheeseburger and a Coke for just $3.50 (only redeemable the day after the Eagles game when the Birds score 35 or more Points).

Before we get to Sunday it's still a big weekend on 973 ESPN: On Saturday's show we will talk with Former Phillies pitcher Ricky Bottalico, now with NBC Sports Philadelphia about the Phillies' struggling pitching staff.  Then Scott McKay and I will reflect on the Flyers season with the Flyers General Manager, Chuck Fletcher.  Make sure you don't miss out this Sunday's Eagles pre-game show where you will hear from Scott Grayson of Fox 29 and author of 973espn.com's Weekly Grayson's Grades after every Eagles game.  Grayson will check in every week with the latest updates before the Eagles kickoff.  Our first guest of the “Where are they Now” segment is none other than Mr. Invincible himself: Vince Papali.  Of course our show wouldn’t be complete without our Fantasy Football Guru, Brian Hartley; Brian will call in each week and give his fantasy football plays for the week.  That's the big weekend on The Locker Room with Billy Schweim every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to Noon on 97.3 ESPN.