News – “Players say Brian Dawkins, chef Tim are among Eagles’ behind-the-scenes difference-makers”

theathletic.comBLOOMINGTON, Minn. — All season long, we’ve written about the players and coaches who have been most responsible for the Eagles’ success.

But what about the people behind the scenes?
Last week, I asked 18 players one simple question: Who’s someone behind the scenes that has played a big role in the Eagles getting to the Super Bowl?Here’s what they said.

Malcolm Jenkins: “From a defensive standpoint, Brian Dawkins is somebody, he’s been around, and he hasn’t tried to overstep his boundaries because he’s not necessarily a coach, but he’ll pull guys to the side. I guess he’s constantly evaluating us, giving us tips on how we can improve our game. I know it’s helped me this year. I know it’s helped guys like Nigel [Bradham], Ronald Darby, a few other guys. You’ll see him sometimes working with guys after practice on small things — whether it be technique, tackling, whatever. Just trying to give us small…


Ayyy huge shoutout to our good friend Chef Tim Lopez! Getting his name dropped in this great article as the Eagles prepare to take on the Patriots in Super Bowl LII , if you haven’t heard it yet you can listen to our highly entertaining podcast episode we did with him here.

He’s actually out in Minnesota now helping the team get ready and you can see what he’s cooking up for the big game by following his Instagram here!

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