The Eagles went from being able to wrap up a second straight NFC East crown at home to three weeks later being locked out of the postseason fun. The Eagles won 10 games, but will have nothing more to show for it. It never should have come to this.
The Philadelphia Eagles closed out a second straight 10-win season under Chip Kelly with a road victory against the division rival New York Giants Sunday afternoon in MetLife Stadium, but the Birds head to the offseason a little earlier than expected. Now the evaluations for the season will begin, but first it is time for one final evaluation on a single-game basis for the Eagles.
Nick Foles and Mark Sanchez got opposite results with similar performances in a disappointing season.
The Philadelphia Eagles suffered a third straight loss, and the pain that comes with each loss is growing more and more intense. With a 27-24 setback on the road against NFC East rival Washington, the Eagles now see their playoff hopes about to be flushed away.
The defeat was the Eagles’ third-straight setback, after the Redskins’ Kai Forbath hit a 26-yard field goal with :05 left.
A broken hand to Trent Cole has kept the outside linebacker out of practices this week, but his status for Saturday afternoon in Washington remains uncertain. There is still a chance Cole might play, but every other player listed on the Eagles injury report should be available to play, except for quarterback Nick Foles.
After two straight losses at home put the playoff hopes of the Philadelphia Eagles on thin ice, the Birds get right back to work on Sunday on the road against Washington. The Eagles need to win their final two games of the season in order to keep a shot at the playoffs in sight. Taking on a frustrated Washington team with its own share of problems could serve Philadelphia well.
The Eagles may have let the NFC East slip through their fingers down the stretch, which could leave them left out of the postseason. The Dallas Cowboys had a few extra days to prepare for revenge against the Philadelphia Eagles, and perhaps it paid off.
The Eagles are thankful for meaningful games in December.
Two weeks after the Philadelphia Eagles gave fans plenty of reason to be thankful, everyone will be looking for seconds against the Dallas Cowboys. For the second time in three weeks, the Eagles and Cowboys do battle in the NFC East with first place on the line. Will momentum be the key this week as the Eagles prepare to host the rival Cowboys for a Sunday night game in Lincoln Financial Field?
Sanchez or Foles? Which QB gives the Eagles a better chance to win in the playoffs?
During his weekly day-after presser, Chip Kelly talked about the Eagles’ 24-14 loss to the Seahawks.
Seahawks defensive end, Michael Bennett, rips Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez.
The studs and duds from the Eagles’ Week 14 loss against the Seahawks.
With a 24-14 setback Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field, the Eagles were dealt a dose of reality and given plenty to think about and work on before next Sunday night’s home game against the division rival Dallas Cowboys.