After two straight losses to Seattle and Dallas, the Eagles are in a tough spot to make the playoffs, but stranger things have happened before in the NFC playoff picture. It doesn’t take Pablo Picasso to paint this year’s playoff picture, but it is a bit abstract for the Eagles with just two weeks to play.
Green Bay and Philadelphia could not be entering this NFC bout on hotter streaks on offense. The Packers and Eagles combined to outscore their opponents (Chicago and Carolina) this past week by a combined score of 100-35. Could this be an offensive explosion at Lambeau Field this weekend?
The Green Bay Packers overcame some significant injuries to win the NFC North and make the playoffs, but they still lost in the first round. Here is the story of their season.
The Green Bay Packers have had trouble stopping the 49ers in their last two meetings. Now they have to try and beat them in the playoffs while facing injury issues on defense.
The Green Bay Packers pulled off a huge win to make the playoffs, but now they have to face off with the San Francisco 49ers. They will have to work to prevent a repeat of what happened when these two met last season.
On Sunday the Eagles were thrown a nasty curve ball in the form of a 48-30 loss on the road against the Minnesota Vikings. Will this Eagles team be able to adjust or will the Eagles go down swinging in the final two games of the season? With a division title within sight, with the Eagles owning a one-game lead on the Dallas Cowboys, the Eagles must bounce back to maintain the unfamiliar role of favorite.
The Eagles could be in a position to clinch the NFC East with a win against Chicago if they happen o get a bit of help from Washington. Regardless of what happens down I-95 in a key NFC East game involving the Dallas Cowboys, the Eagles will have their own problems to worry about.
While the Eagles are making a push for an NFC East Division championship, the Vikings are starting to make early NFL Draft plans and looking ahead to 2014. But the Vikings cannot be taken lightly, especially if Christian Ponder is back and Adrian Peterson is healthy.
After blowing a fourth quarter lead against the Lions at Lincoln Financial Field last season, the Eagles look to avoid letting another potential win slip away.
Don’t be suckered in to thinking the Eagles are getting lucky by playing a Packers team without one of the top quarterbacks in the league suiting up. Instead, realize the Eagles may be getting a break playing a team that is all of a sudden a bit of a mystery.