Some people, like asshole Daulerio, are fans of the Philadelphia Eagles. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Philadelphia Eagles. This 2009 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group.
We wanted to remind everyone to get their hankies out for tomorrow: It's the final installment of AJ Daulerio's Cultural Oddsmaker.
Our pal AJ Daulerio, reporting for Philadelphia magazine, heard a rumor about a potential dogfighting case involving members of the hometown Eagles. Like any diligent reporter, he made a few calls, including one to the Eagles' office, and he found nothing, and reporting nothing. But that wasn't the end of the story.
Most people don't remember it now, but our own AJ Daulerio actually covered Super Bowl XL in Detroit. He didn't do a bad job — we'll never forget when he lost his rental car — but it was early in Deadspin's history, and AJ was still feeling his way around. By the time he arrived in Miami for last year's Super Bowl, he…
After a bit of a delay, we have the details for the next Deadspin Pants Party, to be held in Philadelphia on Saturday, July 14. It's all official and stuff: You can buy your tickets right here. Game starts at 3:55. We will be there, as will the esteemed balls of A.J. Daulerio.
You might remember, from back at the beginning of the NFL season, when we previewed each team by having a writer we liked write about their favorite team.
You see, AJ Daulerio is leaving his loyal comrades in New York City this week for his hometown of Philadelphia, where he will be working for Philadelphia magazine. (Don't worry, Cultural Oddsmaker will continue.) So Friday night, we gathered for a surprise roast of the Deadspin cult hero who is, in fact, the balls.
The Big Lead has a fun wrapup of media party-related stories from the Super Bowl — which was Sunday, by the way — and we enjoyed this one considerably.
AJ Daulerio has been in Miami all week as the Deadspin "correspondent." This is his final post of the trip.