A last-second field goal by Shayne Graham brought an end to the first season of the Chip Kelly era as the Saints left Philadelphia with a 26-24 victory in the NFC Wild Card playoff. The time for season-long evaluations will come over the coming week, but for now let’s take a quick look at how the Eagles performed in this game.
Even though the loss to the Saints was disappointing, the Eagles season was full of surprises.
Michael Vick was a good soldier for the Eagles this season. From his vocal support of Riley Cooper during the pre-season, to his public backing of Nick Foles as the team’s starting quarterback, Vick did not make waves when it would seem like the natural thing to do.
The Eagles are eliminated from the playoffs following their 26-24 loss to the New Orleans Saints Saturday night.
The Eagles play their first playoff game in three years tonight, hosting the New Orleans Saints. Fans say they’re ready to bring the heat to frigid Lincoln Financial Field.
Ten years after Drew Brees led Westlake High School to the Texas state championship, Nick Foles came along and broke many of his passing records but couldn’t deliver another title for the Austin-based school.
Call it playing with house money, call it anything you would like, the Eagles have every right to call 2013 a very successful season no matter what happens 8 p.m. Saturday night.
Chip Kelly couldn’t have been more clear, the day after the Eagles beat the Cowboys to win the NFC East.
With a spot in the postseason on the line on the road, the Eagles shined under pressure. It was not a great overall performance, but in a de facto playoff game nothing should have been easy.
The Eagles won the NFC East Division by escaping Dallas with a 24-22 victory Sunday night.
The Eagles are in Dallas tonight for a “win or go home” NFC East championship matchup against the Cowboys — and fans in South Philadelphia are weighing in on the game.
The Eagles appear to be the popular pick to win this weekend’s crucial game against the Dallas Cowboys.
The Eagles (9-6) need a win or tie over the Cowboys (8-7) to clinch their first division title since 2010 and secure the No. 3 seed. The loser goes home.
Nick Foles and Kyle Orton were backup quarterbacks when the season began. On Sunday night in Dallas, they’ll line up under center as starters with the NFC East Championship at stake.
Nick Foles doesn’t irritate easily. He’s a what-you-see-is-what-you-get kind of a guy, with a searing competitive streak lying just beneath his placid veneer. In other words, on game days, Foles wants to surgically rip your throat out with a smile.