There was a lot to like about what the Eagles did Sunday against the Redskins. The whole team took it to a division rival to put the game out of reach, or so it seemed, and when the defense had their backs against the wall, they responded by coming up with the big play to slam the door shut on their division foes.
It’s been a long time coming, but the Eagles were finally able to snap a ten-game losing streak at Lincoln Financial Field Sunday.
The Eagles now own sole possession of first place in the NFC East, after a 24-16 victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.
Eagles fans reportedly have tried to physically harm the Redskins on Sunday. Or, at the very least, the Redskins bus.
Chip Kelly’s fast-paced offense that made a big splash in his coaching debut might be even better now.
Eagles WR Riley Cooper has come a long way since leaving the Philadelphia Eagles for three days after using a racial slur.
McCormack later coached the Philadelphia Eagles (1973-75), Baltimore Colts (1980-81) and Seattle Seahawks (1982).
The controversy over the Washington Redskins’ team name hits the radio airwaves in Philadelphia this weekend.
There will be a lot on the line Sunday at the Linc when the Eagles face the Redskins. Just ask anyone but the Eagles.
Chris details the latest on the Obamacare enrollment numbers and the Democrats plan to save existing healthcare plans. He also responds to Desean Jackson’s request that Eagles fans don’t boo the team on Sunday. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey and Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery.
The last time the Eagles and Redskins met was opening night. The Eagles expect a tougher test in Sunday’s rematch.
Some miss Veterans Stadium. That old edifice was a dump. But it had character, they say. It was the world’s largest rat hole, complete with the rats.
“Chip Kelly challenged us after the game,” said Jackson. “He challenged us to have a great week of practice so we could do what we need to do and get a win in front of our home crowd. They deserve it.”
The Eagles and Redskins appear to be meeting this week heading in opposite directions. While it seems the Eagles may have started to find a little bit of a groove, the Redskins continue to stumble their way through the season and are in real danger of not being able to defend their NFC East crown.
Nick Foles didn’t throw seven touchdowns this time, but he did find some imaginative ways to get the ball into the end zone against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.