Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Gamble was an executive with the San Francisco 49ers and started his career with the Eagles.
Just 10 days ago, his mom said he wasn't ready to leave San Francisco, to come back to the East Coast, closer to his native Haddonfield. How quickly time flies. Now, less than two weeks after his San Francisco 49ers lost the Super Bowl, Tom Gamble, a 1981 Haddonfield Memorial High School graduate, is coming home. He was hired Wednesday as vice president of player personnel for the Philadelphia Eagles. Gamble spent the past eight years with the 49ers. He was their director of pro player personnel and had been recently courted as a general manager candidate for the New York Jets and Jacksonville Jaguars. He had previously worked for the Indianapolis Colts and the Jets, but his roots are with the Eagles. His dad, Harry Gamble, was the team …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Tom Gamble, an executive with the San Francisco 49ers, is a Haddonfield native.
There's very little doubt who the locals will be pulling for when Super Bowl XLVII kicks off at 6:30 p.m. tonight. Of course, the Philadelphia Eagles are nowhere near the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans today. But there is an Eagles connection. Tom Gamble, the son of former Eagles President Harry Gamble, is the director of player development for the 49ers and a 1981 Haddonfield Memorial High School graduate. His parents, Harry and Joan, still live in the borough and plan to be parked on their living room couch watching the game. "Tom, of course, invited us out but I don't like all the hubbub," Harry said Saturday afternoon. "There's a lot of preliminary stuff that's not important to me, the game is. Unfortunately, we never made it …
Crack open a cold one, settle on the couch and get your Super Bowl XLVII facts and figures before kickoff.
Sunday, February 3
The grudge match of the year is on: San Francisco vs. Baltimore. And we’re not just talking the Super Bowl, but city vs. city. As you count down the hours to kickoff and debate the matchup of Ravens vs. 49ers, here are some Super Bowl stats you should know: 1. This year, a 30-second commercial costs $4 million, up from $3.5 million last year and $42,000 in 1967, according to Time. 2. Football fans are anticipated to consume an estimated 79 million pounds of Hass avocados during Super Bowl gatherings this year, according to the Hass Avocado Board. 3. If you still think the 1983 series finale of M*A*S*H was the most-watched broadcast in the U.S., think again. The 2010 Super Bowl between the New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts stole …