By Mike Burke
It’s been a crazy three weeks in the NFL. If you told me before the season started that the Eagles would have the same record as San Francisco, Green Bay, and Atlanta after the first three weeks, I’d think that was incredible. However, those three teams are not where I thought they would be in the season.
One thing I did believe was that the NFC East would not be a strong conference. This was a common feeling among NFL fans. Needless to say, the teams of the NFC East have not failed to disappoint. The division contains four teams that combine for a whopping three wins. Two of those wins were pretty much forced due to division games. There aren’t ties in the NFL, right Donovan?
Anyway, this all setup very well for an Eagles team that had a ton of questions coming into the season. They really kicked up the excitement when they opened against the Redskins and we really got to see what that high octane Chip Kelly offense was capable of. After the early jolt, the Birds have slowly come back down to reality. They dropped an ugly game to the Chargers that they could have easily won …read more