Monday, July 8th, 2013

Comcast SportsNet Introduces Eagles’ Rookies to Fans in Five-Part Series

New to the Nest Features Debut in “SportsNite” on Monday, July 15

PHILADELPHIA (July 8, 2013) – Comcast SportsNet kicks off coverage of Philadelphia Eagles training camp under new head coach Chip Kelly with a five-part series, “New to the Nest.” Derrick Gunn (@TheRealDGunnCSN) sits down for candid conversations with Eagles’ draft picks – offensive lineman Lane Johnson, tight end Zach Ertz, quarterback Matt Barkley, safety Earl Wolff and cornerback Jordan Poyer each night in “SportsNite” and “SportsRise.” “New to The Nest” debuts on Monday, July 15.

In addition to Comcast SportsNet’s on-air analysis of the Eagles training camp in “SportsNite,” “SportsRise” and “Philly Sports Talk,” (@CSNPhilly) will have extensive online coverage from Eagles Insider Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN), and columnists Reuben Frank (@RoobCSN) and John Gonzalez (@GonzoCSN). Fans can join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #EaglesTalk.

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