About: Kira Weinstein

Kira Weinstein

Kira Weinstein currently works in sales and marketing for PMA Philadelphia, a professional development organization. Although not currently working in sports, Kira has a varied background within the sports industry. While studying Sports Management at the University of Michigan, Kira interned with the Sports Marketing Department and spent a summer as a public relations intern with Major League Baseball. After graduating in 2008, Kira worked for the NFL in New York before making the move to Philadelphia. A passionate writer, Kira is currently taking night classes to fine-tune her craft. Kira is excited to share her other passion, football, with the readers of Heels & Helmets. Follow her on twitter @kbweinstein.

Recent Posts by Kira Weinstein

Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp Notes

NFL football is back!  Training camps opened last week and preseason games started last night.  Here’s the latest news out of Eagles camp: 1. Wide Receiver Jeremy Maclin Tears ACL During practice on July 27th, Maclin went down during a non-contact drill and was carted off the field.  Testing

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Philadelphia Eagles Draft Picks

The 2013 NFL Draft was the first Eagles Draft without Andy Reid at the helm since 1998.  Needing to fill a lot of holes after finishing 8-8 last year, and most likely wanting to install his system into the team, who would coach Chip Kelly make a priority in this draft?  Below, learn more about 5 of

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Quick Hits: Chip Kelly

On Wednesday, January 16th, the Eagles announced Chip Kelly as their new head coach, replacing the fired Andy Reid.  The day after the announcement, Kelly was in Philadelphia to sign his contract and held a news conference with Eagles owner Jeff Lurie. So, who is Chip Kelly and what does he bring

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My Journey to a Jeter Jersey

I was born a Yankees fan and was 8 years old when Derek Jeter played his first professional game.  Every fan typically has their favorite player and for me, it’s Derek Jeter.  I admire Jeter not only because he’s a great athlete, but also because of his work ethic.  His shovel throw to Jorge Posada

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The Current State of the Eagles

When the Eagles take the field tomorrow, 14 days will have passed since their last game.  During that last game, against the Detroit Lions, the Eagles had a 10-point lead with just over five minutes to play.  But the Eagles couldn’t run the clock out after the Lions cut the score to 23-20 and the

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