When thinking back about the history of the Eagles versus Giants rivalry, two games come to the front of my mind. First, is Miracle at the Meadowlands Part one. The second is Miracle at the new Meadowlands part two. The hero of the Miracle Two was DeSean Jackson. Miracle One’s hero is current ESPN analyst and former safety, Herman Edwards Jr.
Edwards was born April 27, 1954 in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. He was born into a military family and would eventually attend and graduate from Monterey High School in Southern California.
From high school, the New Jersey native played college football at several different schools, including University of California in 1972 and 1974. In 1973, he played at Monterey Peninsula junior college and finally finished his collegiate career at San Diego State in 1975.
Edwards was a member of the Philadelphia Eagles for nine seasons from 1977-1986. In those nine seasons he had 33 career interceptions and did not miss one game in that nine-year span. He was also a member of the 1980 Super Bowl team that lost to the Oakland Raiders.
As we all know Edwards is best known for the …read more