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Will Luries' divorce affect the Eagles?

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08:07 AM ET 07.05 | The team behind the team is splitting up. In the 20 years of their marriage, Christina and Jeffrey Lurie seemed the ideal teammates. For the Eagles, he ran the business of trying to make a winning team; she had a voice in the team logo, the cheerleaders' costumes, the designs of the stadium and practice facility. ... In announcing to colleagues Wednesday that they will divorce, the Luries insisted that the team effort will continue. "Please know that we remain close friends and we will continue to work together as partners," they said in their joint statement. "Please be assured that this decision will have no impact whatsoever on the ownership, the business and the operations of the Philadelphia Eagles football team.

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July 5, 2012  08:22 AM ET

It truly is the slowest time of the year for the NFL.

July 5, 2012  08:23 AM ET

If there will be no impact to the business, why make an announcement? Exactly.

July 5, 2012  08:23 AM ET

Screwing your business partner is never a good idea for future success.

July 5, 2012  08:26 AM ET

And THIS is NFL news.

July 5, 2012  08:29 AM ET

So, what is Michael Vick's involvement in this divorce?

July 5, 2012  08:36 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

It truly is the slowest time of the year for the NFL.

Yep...

But training camps begin in around 3 weeks.

July 5, 2012  08:39 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Yep... But training camps begin in around 3 weeks.

And opening day 2 months.

July 5, 2012  08:42 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Yep... But training camps begin in around 3 weeks.

Good. Then we can get serious about holdout stories about guys with 2 years left on their multi-million-dollar contracts.

July 5, 2012  08:44 AM ET

"Jeffrey, you've got to stop bringing that fat guy home to dinner."

"But Christina, he's the head coach."

"I don't care. He's broken 3 of my dining room chairs already."

July 5, 2012  08:48 AM ET

Stop Messing Around with my Players!!!

July 5, 2012  08:55 AM ET

Maybe Jeffrey found out she could coach and had no choice but get rid of her...

July 5, 2012  09:03 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Good. Then we can get serious about holdout stories about guys with 2 years left on their multi-million-dollar contracts.

...along with visions of how the Dolphins look great and how they could sneak up on everyone in the AFC East...

July 5, 2012  09:04 AM ET

Divorce? Close friends? Does not compute...

July 5, 2012  09:08 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

...along with visions of how the Dolphins look great and how they could sneak up on everyone in the AFC East...

There are 2 teams in the AFC East that could sneak down on the Dolphins and surprise them.

July 5, 2012  09:08 AM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Divorce? Close friends? Does not compute...

Doesn't appear to be anything close to a LA Dodgers situation. So no big deal here.

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July 5, 2012  09:38 AM ET

Greedy lurie must have run out of $$$$ who else would be with a LOSER like him??

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July 5, 2012  12:20 PM ET
QUOTE(#18):

I give it 5 years before the Eagles have a new owner.

we can hope

 
July 5, 2012  12:20 PM ET

We can only hope

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