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"Flown by the army navy coming up next on Tom Kelly. Can find me on Twitter at Tommy Kelly forty four taking your calls in the eagles and Cowboys huge game tomorrow. We're about what twenty I'm better at twenty six and a half hours away something like that from a massive game game. The eagles need the win as I said before the break if they lose. Yeah. They're still mathematically alive. All hope won't completely be lost from that standpoint. But let's face it. If the eagles are going to turn their season around the eagles are going to be a playoff team. This is a game. They will win. And we've been waiting for this kind of game all year we've been waiting for this kind of opportunity for the eagles to finally show. You know that they are contender and forget about being a Super Bowl contender right now. That's so far away are in care about that. So I just care about winning the division. And if you win this game tomorrow, you still need Dallas to lose another one. But you put yourself in a much more advantageous position to to win the division and possibly back in the mix for a wild card. So the eagles win this game. I think they're gonna end up going to the playoffs if they lose. I I don't think there's much chance. Eight eight eight seven two nine nine four nine four pound nine four nine four on your AT and T and Verizon self you want to get in on the west segment of the show. Let's go to Ray Moorestown. What's up Ray? What's going on brother? How's it going, man? Listen, you know, this is the thing I've been listening for for all week. You know, I live. Breathes WRR pizza last twenty plus years. And I love this radio station. Love your show. And the thing is I loved his fans. But one thing that's really ribbon me this year. Is this complacency that allow the Philadelphia Eagles fans have because of the Super Bowl victory packed in February? I don't wanna be a Tampa Bay. I don't wanna be a Baltimore one of these teams that wins at once and you never hear from them. Again. The next fifteen years Denver way should not accept that. What we have seen this year from this team is unacceptable, and I'm not one of these spams. I've heard some of these jerks call in and say, all right. He's not a real fan. Listen, I'm a twenty five years day with this radio station thirty five year fan of the Philadelphia Eagles on four four guy. I don't want anybody ever questioned. My loyalty did this fan base. I'm the kind fan. The doesn't wanna be complacent. I wanna hold this team to a higher standard I want Jeffrey Laurie to be held to a higher standard, and we should not accept a Super Bowl victory. And then six months later, go down the tubes. Like we have been for the first half of the season. That was that was the easiest part of our season was the first half of the gimme games. And I hear you. Right. And and to your point. That's why I was so frustrated by by moves comments because when you look at this team struggles early in the season, I think it was a mindset issue. I don't think it was personnel. Because you look at the personnel the personnels largely the same. So I think I told you told you in a preseason team or the Reed sea wasn't prepared. And can see it. I called him back in August. And said look this team doesn't look good people. Don't worry about just pretty season. What you look for fundamentals. I'm a football analyst, I know football fundamentals. Why seat the fundamentals were not good back in the preseason? Is carried over all year. Who was right? Those idiot fans and said I was wrong or our wanna be right, Jack. That's the thing. I want this team to corn. And I wanna be a dynasty. I hate the patriots. But I want to be that kind of team. I wanna be. Team. That's always there. Hooker croak every December this they're talking about play offs and division wins and conference championships. I want our team to be that team. And what is your idiots like who the hell is committed? Who are you to talk about a team a shock? You guys have choked off season. I hear the eagles. You guys have choked. And you didn't beat anybody who you to talk about the Dallas Cowboys. 'cause the last time I saw you guys play Dallas. They work your ass. So don't talk about a team. That's choke. You wanna talk you talk on the field tomorrow, four o'clock in your weapon, and maybe you approve something until then if we end up having this conversation on Monday in a loss that I want to hear what these fans talk about on Monday. I wanna hear that. I hear you rain. I appreciate the call. And that was the thing is that his comments reflected to me a team that maybe not everybody's in the in the correct mindset. You know? And that's what I think the struggles early in the season, we're born out of wasn't a personnel issue. Same personnels they had last year. It's almost you know, it's a very similar team except I think everybody thought coming into the season upgraded in some areas. That's why when people criticize how erosion for a lot of this. I don't get that at all. Because I didn't hear one of these people coming into the season saying that this was not a better team on paper. Everybody thought Mike Wallace was an upgrade over Torrey Smith. Everybody thought Michael Obama was a good acquisition, which Michael Bennett has been better than anybody could have expected Michael Bennett's, but one of the five is players on this team this year. So the roster was not the issue. I think it was a mindset issue. I think the Super Bowl hangover thing is real when you play that deep into a season last year, and you you know, reach that ultimate goal. It's something I talked about in the preseason. Everybody told me to show up is when you get to that point. And you reach that goal. It's not. It's kind of a subconscious thing not that you don't care, but did the hunger isn't exactly the same. And I think that is what this what this team's issues were a lot in the first half year in the past few weeks. It looked like that have been corrected, and it may have been, but when KOMO garage he'll makes those kind of points makes those kind of statements, which I feel is reflective of a team that he's still clinging to the accomplishments of last season. Instead of looking at what happened when you played this team four weeks ago. That's a little concerning to me. And that's the reason I had a problem with his comments does it mean eagles are gonna lose a game. No, no, not at all. This is a very winnable game for the eagles. But those comments that bothered me a little bit. And Ray, I am not Jack Fritz, I am Tom Kelly. I am not Jack. I take honor for you. I take that as a major in major sloppy called. Jack me Jack both in the WIP fantasy playoffs this week by the wall. Top star from meal Thursday, though, no Johnny's Smith, I guess broke his ankle or something now get zero points. That's thanks a hockey player when at the shift Jack's plan, John John Archerd, I'm playing the new father James seltzer James little distracted this week eight eight eight seven to nine nine four nine four. If you want to get in before the end of the show, eight eight seventy nine nine four nine four pound eye for an eye for AT and T cell. But again when you look at this game to me, it all comes down to whether the eagles can stop Zeke Elliott, I think in in. To simplify things. I mean, obviously, there's going to be a lot of a lot of key plays and key moments. But in general this game is gonna come down to whether the eagles and subsea Kelly. Can limit his effectiveness and they did a great job in the first half last game. Last game was so weird really wasn't tale of two halves. I mean you look at that game. The eagles defense was tremendous in the first half of that game. The offense couldn't do anything. Second half. Eagles defence leads. Zeke's are running wild. They couldn't get off the field. The offense finally got going and but every time the offense with answer offense to tie the game tied the game. Dallas would come right back down for a back. Breaking drive to regain the lead. And the defense couldn't hold up in the second half. If the eagles can just put a full game together. I do think they are the better team. I really do. I think they have more talent all the way around and especially when you look at quarterback position. Which is you know in so many games. The tiebreaker Carson Wentz can beat a team that Prescott cannot if the eagles can force Dallas into these third and long situations. Make deck Prescott beat you with his arm. Make Dak Prescott make the place for the Dallas offense. I don't think. He can do it. I don't. But it's all going to come down to whether the eagles, Ken. Can stop Zeke. And if they can they can they can get Dallas offense off the field. They can get their offense on the field and kind of where that Dallas defense down a little bit because you sold that last game. Once the eagles held the ball in the second half. Once they have possession of the ball in the second half at Dallas defense got tired. They're not that great. I love the fact that Sean lease-back and they're gonna put him back on the field. He's good for a good twelve place before he hurts his hamstring again by. It it. It's such a huge game. It's all gonna come down to stop the run. If the eagles do that. I think they win the game. But based off the way day of played all season in the way. This defense has struggled against the run in recent weeks. I. I don't know if I can pick them for this game. I mean, my my I picked the eagles all but one week this year, and that was against the saints, and I've been wrong many times, I'm gonna go reverse and hope I'm wrong, which I usually am I'm going to pick the Dallas Cowboys twenty seven seventeen to win this game. I just think in Dallas. With. Zeke running the ball. I it's going to be tough for the eagles to to limit his effectiveness throughout a full game. And until they show that you know, I'm not sure they'll be able to do it. But if they if they can stop Zeke they're going to win. So that'll do it for us. Army navy game up next. Thanks to Jack Fritz for producing the show on Tom Kelly sports radio ninety four WIP."