The Stench That Lingers: The Annual Philadelphia Eagles Wide Reciever Debate


Published: April 10, 2009


... April is the only time they can talk.

Mel Kiper Jr. is getting way too much air time, because, well what else does he do at ESPN?

Jeff Van Gundy is riding the jock of the hot NBA team, almost guaranteeing that team a first round exit, because, well he's great at being wrong.

And the Philadelphia Eagles faithful are talking about wide receivers.


When the Philadelphia Eagles lost to the Carolina Panthers in the 2003 NFC Championship game, it was obvious that Todd Pinkston and James Thrash (Lovingly referred to by fans as Stinkston and Trash) were below average wideouts. So obvious in fact that the second most famous set of initials in sports was brought to town.


That year the Eagles swept their way through the NFC East, the NFC (albeit sans the aforementioned initials) and within four points of taking home a Lombardi t...

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