THE EAGLES INSIDER Q&A
In this edition of the Eagles Insider Podcast presented by Lincoln Financial Group, Dave Spadaro sits down with the heart of the Eagles’
defense, Brandon Graham. The defensive end talks about the team’s ability to make a playoff push as well as the energy in the locker room.
Check out the full interview below!
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DAVE SPADARO: How hard is it to play with the kind of energy
you play with on a week-in, week-out basis?
BRANDON GRAHAM: “It’s hard because you have to get
everyone refocused on something new. I think Doug (Pederson,
head coach) does a good job of that, but sometimes it doesn’t
go our way. Right now, we are down to one game and everyone
should feel it. I feel it. We’re getting hot at the time that we want to
DS: What do you think about the turnaround this team has been
able to accomplish?
BG: “You just have to keep believing. It’s never over. We just
have to continue to stay focused and make sure we don’t take any
team lightly. Every game is a playoff game. We need everyone.”
DS: Do you think the young guys are bringing energy to
BG: “Oh yeah, I feel like the chemistry is really developing well. I
think Carson (Wentz, quarterback) is starting to have trust with a lot
of guys, which is always good for a quarterback. It is all promising.”
DS: As a big family man, how do you handle the holiday season?
BG: “When I’m not in meetings or doing anything football
related, I FaceTime them. Technology now allows me to see them
instantly. I know when they get out of school, so I’ll call them
around that time. When it’s that time to be with family, then I’ll be
with family. When it’s time to work, it’s time to work.”
DS: How do you feel going into the playoffs?
BG: “I feel good. You always deal with little stuff here and there
during the season. I was dealing with knee and foot stuff, but with
the situation that we’re in, it’s like a fresh start for me. Everything
is starting to come together at the right time.”
DS: Every player gets a custom shake after practice. What is in
BG: “Strawberries, blueberries, bananas, and protein of
my choice. I also have hemp seeds and chia seeds. Just trying to