Even in their worst of seasons, the Philadelphia Eagles maintained their tradition of toughness, thanks to great playerslegends like Chuck Bednarik and Steve Van Buren to modern-day heroes. In Tales from the Philadelphia Eagles Sideline, veteran football writer Gordon Forbes profiles the individuals who have thrilled Philadelphia fans since the team’s inception in 1933 through Andy Reid’s perennial championship contenders of today.
Gordon Forbes is one of the most prolific sports writers today. In his thirty-five-year career he has covered more than nine hundred games, including thirty-nine Super Bowls. He spent two decades as the pro football editor at USA Today. In 1988, he was a recipient of the Prop Football Hall of Fame’s Dick McCann Memorial Award. He lives in Lakewood, New Jersey, with his cockapoo, Smarty Jones.