I'm Dave Weinberg and I'm a writer/columnist for 97.3espn.com. I recently completed my 27th season as an Eagles beat writer for The Press of Atlantic City, where I worked for 34 years. I also covering boxing, MMA and various other sports, in addition to writing a twice-weekly column entitled Extra Points. You can also find my work on my blog Dave Weinberg's Extra Points. I'm a Cape May native who grew up with sand in my shoes and waves in my heart.
Extra Points: App State, Eagles Games Made for Lively Debate
Since Dave Weinberg already voted, there was no reason for him to watch Donald Trump and Joe Biden swap insults last night.
Dave Weinberg’s Giants-Eagles 2-Minute Drill
Dave Weinberg takes a quick look at the Eagles come-from-behind win over the Giants on Thursday night.
Extra Points: Wildwood Win More Important than Eagles Loss
The Warriors ended six years' worth of disappointment and frustration by snapping a 47-game losing streak with a 30-6 victory over Lindenwold at Maxwell Field earlier Sunday. It was the state's longest current losing streak.
Ravens-Eagles 2-Minute Drill
Here is a quick look at the Eagles loss to the Baltimore Ravens.
Extra Points: Delays in Approval Proving Costly for Boxing, MMA in A.C.
Professional boxing and mixed martial arts have also been granted permission to hold events in Atlantic City and elsewhere in the state. However, their window of opportunity is closed, at least for now.
Extra Points: Eagles Loss was No Joke
For some reason, Jim Schwartz opted to have linebacker Nate Gerry cover Chase Claypool late in the fourth quarter, only to see Claypool sprint past him for a 35-yard TD that essentially clinched the win for the undefeated Steelers
Dave Weinberg’s Eagles-Steelers 2-minute drill
Dave Weinberg Takes a quick look back at the Eagles loss in Pittsburgh.
Extra Points: Eagles in First Place Adds to Craziness of 2020
It only figures the Eagles be in first place in the NFC East with Sunday's 25-20 over San Francisco. Dallas (1-3), Washington (1-3) and the New York Giants (0-4) all lost earlier, leaving the Eagles (1-2-1) atop the division, despite a horrible start to the season.
Eagles-49ers 2-Minute Drill
Here is a quick look at the Eagles win over the 49ers on Sunday night.
Extra Points: Wildwood High football vying to end long losing streak
Since beating Pleasantville 22-6 in a state consolation game in 2014, the Warriors have endured 45 consecutive losses.