The Markelle Fultz hive is getting antsy, Eagles fans are impatiently waiting for more game action, and the Phillies are still recovering from the team's late season collapse and might be ready for a glimmer of hope.

Here's what you might have missed this week in Philadelphia sports.

The Markelle Fultz experiment

Sixers guard Markelle Fultz walks to the bench during a timeout against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in Boston.
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Sixers guard Markelle Fultz walks to the bench during a timeout against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in Boston.

The Sixers' season opened up very similarly to how it ended: With a loss to the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. He had his ups and downs, struggling against the Celtics and barely playing in the second half, but rebounding toward the end of the Sixers' home-opening win against the Bulls on Thursday.

Howie time?

Eagles’ GM Howie Roseman talks as he walks across the field at the Philadelphia Eagles training camp at the NovaCare complex in Philadelphia, PA on July 31, 2018.
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Eagles’ GM Howie Roseman talks as he walks across the field at the Philadelphia Eagles training camp at the NovaCare complex in Philadelphia, PA on July 31, 2018.

This time last season, Howie Roseman might have had Jay Ajayi's highlights playing on his computer. Who is he watching this year? The Eagles could use help at several positions, most notable running back, wide receiver, defensive tackle, and defensive back.

The kids are OK

Sixto Sanchez remains the Phillies’ top pitching prospect despite an injury-shortened season in 2018.
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Sixto Sanchez remains the Phillies’ top pitching prospect despite an injury-shortened season in 2018.

The Phillies' farm system has been lauded as one of the best in baseball for the last few years. Now that they enter one of the most important offseasons in recent history, how is their crop of young players shaping up?