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Joe Darrah is an award-winning journalist, editor and freelance author based in West Norriton, PA, a Philadelphia suburb. A Philly native, he graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and earned a master’s in English & publication from Rosemont (PA) College.

With published bylines in more than 30 professional print and online publications, he’s been responsible for working beats that include sports, entertainment, healthcare, business, travel, finance and education.

He’s covered sports on the high school, collegiate and professional levels. His high-profile interviewees have included former NFL and Philadelphia Eagle great Troy Vincent, U.S. Olympian Heather Mitts, Philadelphia radio’s Glen Macnow and author Rich Westcott. His work has also included coverage of the former Philadelphia Charge and Philadelphia Phantoms, including the team’s 1998 Calder Cup championship run, and the 20th reunion of the 1980 world champion Philadelphia Phillies.

During his spare time, Joe is busy trying to save the world. Unfortunately, he doesn’t have much spare time.

Survivor Football 2021: Manifesto Reigns Supreme

Survivor Football 2021: Manifesto Reigns Supreme

Hello, Survival Football survivalists: It’s about that time again. And, we think, that NFL crowds will once again become a factor in weekly game outcomes – so it is time to give the Manifesto all the respect it deserves. As ...

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With Jake Arrieta, Phillies Season Could Be “Wild”

With Jake Arrieta, Phillies Season Could Be “Wild”

By Joe Darrah *This article was amended after the signing of Scott Kingery.  And just like that, the “rebuild” is over for the Philadelphia Phillies. Yes, the recent signing of starting pitcher and 2015 National League Cy Young Award winner Jacob ...

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I Hate The Patriots More Than (Gasp) Dallas

I Hate The Patriots More Than (Gasp) Dallas

By Joe Darrah The word “hate” gets thrown around haphazardly in today’s sports conversations/debates more than any other. Disagree with someone, and might call you a “hater.” I’m not a “hater” because I don’t think Lebron James is the single ...

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2017 Survival Football Manifesto & Guide Released: Weekly Updates

2017 Survival Football Manifesto & Guide Released: Weekly Updates

For the remaining chatter on 2017 Survivor Football, please tune in to our Football Thursdays podcast. Week 9 If you haven’t taken them yet, the NFC’s respective first-place teams should have your attention (minus the Vikings, who are on bye). ...

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Time to Give Howie Roseman Some Real Credit

Time to Give Howie Roseman Some Real Credit

There are two words that should resonate and reverberate in the minds of all Philadelphia Eagles fans following the NFL draft and the performance of general manager-type guy Howie Roseman. And that is “job security.” … Wait, please don’t tell ...

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Joe D Releases Survival Football Manifesto 2016: Week by Week

Joe D Releases Survival Football Manifesto 2016: Week by Week

Week 17 Even despite the rampant uncertainty that this NFL season has brought us, it’d be nice to have just a tad more things remaining up in the air as the 2016 campaign runs down for those needing a win ...

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Understanding the Business of Sam Bradford

Understanding the Business of Sam Bradford

By Joe Darrah Professional sports have, sadly, long been more about big business than anything else. As fans, you and I know this. We’re reminded of it each time an expiring collective bargaining agreement or player contract looms and creates ...

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