Finally, the long wait is over. Tonight, at 6:55 PM (barring weather, thanks NFL!), our beloved Philadelphia Eagles will take on the rival Washington Redskins. You can read our game preview HERE.
But that is not the point of this column. No, what we’re doing here is breaking down the Birds opportunity to make the playoffs (spoiler alert: I don’t think it’s happening).
The Eagles are in an interesting situation. Reading “expert” opinions, I see the Eagles can be anywhere from 6-10 to 10-6. With a new coaching staff and the unpredictable nature of the NFL, truly anything can happen.
The biggest issue with the Eagles will be their defense, or lack there of. I have been steadfast in my belief that if the Eagles defense does not “put it together” by week six, we fans our in for a long season.
But, if the defense figures it out, then the unexpected can happen…
Week 1 (Sept. 9): AT Washington Redskins
I have gone back and forth on this game for weeks. There are so many reasons why the Eagles shouldn’t win this game, but I think the Birds come out the gate surprising the …read more
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