Bob Grotz, Delco Times

Bob Grotz

Delco Times

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent:
  • Delco Times
  • PottstownMercury
  • The Reporter
  • The Times Herald
Past:
  • Daily Local News
  • The Reading Eagle
  • Storify
  • Trentonian
  • YDR online

Recent articles by Bob:

Eagles get Dallas Goedert back for first game after Zach Ertz trade

PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles activated Dallas Goedert from the COVID-19 list, but the big tight end was only a limited participant in practice Thursday due to the illness, according to the team. The g… → Read More

Grotz: Jason Kelce writes own narrative again in salient criticism of Ben Simmons

PHILADELPHIA — Eleven NFL seasons, a franchise-record 111 consecutive starts at center and a Super Bowl championship ring qualify Eagles center Jason Kelce to speak on longevity in a city that desp… → Read More

Eagles coach Nick Sirianni wary of neutralizing quarterback Jalen Hurts’ ‘superpower’

PHILADELPHIA — Jalen Hurts can relate to those infuriating words Aaron Rodgers mouthed to Chicago Bears fans Sunday. Like Rodgers, Hurts knows what it’s like to own the Bears. Of course, that… → Read More

Eagles Notebook: Lane Johnson makes his return to practice

With Lane Johnson back at work following a three-game absence spent dealing with depression, the early news conferences Wednesday turned into the Dr. Phil show minus the doctor. The good news was J… → Read More

Sirianni wary of neutralizing Hurts’ ‘superpower’

PHILADELPHIA — Jalen Hurts can relate to those infuriating words Aaron Rodgers mouthed to Chicago Bears fans Sunday. Like Rodgers, Hurts knows what it’s like to own the Bears. Of course, that… → Read More

Grotz: Ertz trade a good start as time has come for Eagles rebuild

The player dump has begun for the Eagles, losers of four of their first six games and a future that has to be better than the present. The Friday trade Friday of tight end Zach Ertz to the Arizona … → Read More

Dubbed an Eagles’ ‘Hall of Famer,’ Ertz shipped to the enticing desert – thereporteronline

Eagles general manager Howie Roseman shipped him to the Arizona Cardinals Friday for cornerback Tay Gowan, the rookie sixth-round pick and a fifth-round pick in 2022. → Read More

Though trade marks end of the line for Zach Ertz with Eagles, Philadelphia still is “home” – The Mercury

Eagles general manager Howie Roseman shipped him to the Arizona Cardinals Friday for cornerback Tay Gowan, the rookie sixth-round pick and a fifth-round pick in 2022. → Read More

Grotz: Eagles coach Nick Sirianni having fun preparing for Super challenge against Tampa Bay

PHILADELPHIA — For a rookie head coach, playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can be like awaiting sentencing. The only real question is how bad the punishment is going to be. Yet there was Eagles head … → Read More

Champions Tom Brady, Bucs stand in way of Eagles extending Thursday night streak

The Eagles step up in class Thursday night against Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lincoln Financial Field → Read More

Champions Brady, Bucs stand in way of Eagles extending Thursday night streak

PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles step up in class Thursday night against Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lincoln Financial Field (8:20, Fox TV, WIP 94.1-FM). Consid… → Read More

Grotz: Against hated Tom Brady, Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts has chance at legend status

Jalen Hurts saved the Eagles’ season for another week with a fabulous finish to beat the Carolina Panthers Sunday. Looked like an up-and-coming Captain Comeback walking into the end zone for the wi… → Read More

Landon Dickerson injury could force another Eagles line change; timetable on Lane Johnson unclear

The Eagles may have to roll with their fourth different offensive line configuration in six games when they host the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday. Almost lost in the … → Read More

Grotz: Against loathed Tom Brady, Jalen Hurts has chance at legend status

Jalen Hurts saved the Eagles’ season for another week with a fabulous finish to beat the Carolina Panthers Sunday. Looked like an up-and-coming Captain Comeback walking into the end zone for the wi… → Read More

Landon Dickerson injury could force another line change; timetable on Lane Johnson unclear

The Eagles may have to roll with their fourth different offensive line configuration in six games when they host the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday. Almost lost in the … → Read More

Eagles Notebook: Edwards’ blocked punt sparks Birds comeback – The Mercury

In a game of big plays, none loomed larger Sunday than TJ Edwards’ blocked punt setting up the decisive touchdown in the Eagles’ 21-18 win over the Panthers in Charlotte. Edwards and Shawn Bradley … → Read More

Big day for “Big Play Slay,” Eagles defense – thereporteronline

For the first time in his tour with the Eagles, cornerback Darius Slay indisputably lived up to his nickname and earned his paycheck. The $50 million man picked off two passes Sunday to kickstart a… → Read More

Eagles Notebook: Edwards’ blocked punt sparks Birds comeback

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Eagles snap three-game skid with 21-18 victory in Carolina

It took a blocked punt and the will of Jalen Hurts for the Eagles to snap a three-game losing streak with a 21-18 win over the Carolina Panthers Sunday at Bank of America Stadium. → Read More

History says Jalen Hurts and Eagles can beat Matt Rhule’s Panthers – The Mercury

A little history always helps with preparation. For that, Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts is grateful to have crossed paths with Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule. While the scenery has change… → Read More