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High flying Eagles offense takes on stingy Seahawks D in huge NFC matchup

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The Seattle Seahawks face the Philadelphia Eagles at the Linc today for a huge NFC showdown. Who will prevail?

The NFL’s top-ranked defense will meet a soaring Eagles offense, fourth in the league and cruising at 416.2 yards per game. Philadelphia’s Thanksgiving beat down of the Cowboys showed a Birds team firing on all cylinders, ready for their most critical matchups of the season. With the o-line finally finding its footing with the return of Jason Kelce and Evan Mathis, LeSean McCoy has had back-to-back games of  100+ yards. Continue reading ‘High flying Eagles offense takes on stingy Seahawks D in huge NFC matchup’

Fight for Pride: Eagles at Seahawks Preview

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EAGLES v. SEAHAWKS

8:20 PM

TV: NFL Network & PHL 17

         Radio: 94WIP

 

The most riveting of matchup sthis is not. I present to you the 4-7 Eagles against the 4-7 Seahawks! But plenty of us will be watching.

It is what it is. Whatever the outcome, you’ll be annoyed. If Philadelphia wins, you’ll ask yourself, “Why couldn’t they have done this earlier in the season, and more often?” If they lose, you’ll turn off your television in disgust and think it’s par for the course for the 2011 Eagles.

Whatever happens, we can’t win. But I’d rather be frustrated with a win than not. Because there may be all out riots in Philadelphia if this Eagles team goes to 4-8.

As their record indicates, Seattle is not a great team. But remember, even with a losing record the Seahawks made the playoffs last year and made it further than the Eagles, beating the reigning Super Bowl champions. Not bad. But this is a new day and a new team in Seattle. Continue reading ‘Fight for Pride: Eagles at Seahawks Preview’