Foles won going 28 out of 43 with 373 passing yards, three touchdowns, and an interception. The Eagles were eliminated by in the next round 34-10. Then, on November 21 Donovan McNabb announced that he would undergo surgery for his sports hernia. Kelly made Murray the unquestioned starter and although Murray's play improved over the season, he never regained his dominant form and was held to a career low 3. While the remnants of the great 1940s teams managed to stay competitive for the first few years of the decade, and while younger players like Bobby Walston and occasionally provided infusions of talent, the team lacked the stuff of true greatness for most of the 1950s. Drawing inspiration from the insignia of the —the centerpiece of President 's —Bell and Wray named the new franchise the Philadelphia Eagles. In 1981, they were favored by 3 over the Raiders, but lost by 17.
The Broncos just embarrassed Atlanta. At halftime, due to bad performance, McNabb was benched. In their , the Eagles played against their divisional foes for the second consecutive week, losing 34—14 to hand Dallas their first of two playoff wins since. The group had one final run in 2009 when they lost to the Arizona Cardinals in the conference title game. In the opening game of the , the Eagles were shut out 17-0 by the in the first regular-season game ever played at. Pederson and the Eagles won only three of their last seven games.
Despite winning 34-24, Philadelphia's defense turned in a relatively mediocre performance, which may have had to do with the fact that the team had played four games in a 17-day stretch. The ball popped out of Ertz's hands when he reached forward into the end zone, but it was determined Ertz was a runner by that point, and the Eagles went ahead. The for the Eagles was a major disappointment, as they only managed to finish 8—8 and miss the playoffs. First-time head coach Pederson led the Eagles to a 3—0 start to the season. If you're interested in the additional commentary found there, please use these links:. In the , the Eagles lost 21—16 to eventual champion.
However, in the 1985 Supplemental draft, the Eagles acquired the rights to ' elite pass rusher Reggie White. Super Bowl losses: 1 The Titans have been to just one Super Bowl in team history, and it was a heartbreaker. Logo and uniforms See also: and footnote about Eagles' uniform numbers. In 1937, the Eagles moved to renamed in 1954 and played their home games at the stadium through 1957, except for the 1941 season, which was played at , where they had played from 1936 to 1939. Before halftime, Pederson kept his offense for one of the best plays seen in a Super Bowl.
Some analysts speculated the Eagles' problems were due to not finding replacements for former defensive linemen and , poor pass rush, poor special teams, and the contract disputes with and , along with Owens' virtually weekly controversies. In , Rhodes's first season, the got off to a slow start by losing 3 out their first 4 games: they subsequently rebounded, finishing with a 10-6 record and a playoff spot. The Quora team has seen fit to publish this answer in the blog section of The Huffington Post as well as on Slate. The Broncos came into the game averaging 37. However, the Eagles needed him, and it would show. The stripe on the pants changed from black-green-black to black-silver-green on the white pants, and from a solid black stripe to one stripe of black, another of silver, with one small white stripe in between for the midnight blue pants.
However, there have been exceptions, such as the home opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2003 and the Washington Redskins in 2007 that were played at night. The game was played in cold conditions in front of the Birds' faithful fans at. In the Wild Card game against the Nick Foles threw 2 touchdowns and 2 interceptions in a 16-15 win. Let me add a bit of historical context. The Steelers have been picked on like a kid brother in the City of Brotherly Love. Later in the first quarter, a potential game-tying 40-yard touchdown pass to was nullified by an illegal motion penalty. On March 5, 2010, was cut from the Eagles after eight seasons with the team.
Why yes, the Eagles have indeed played in the Super Bowl before. That should give hope to fans of the other 12 teams still waiting for a Lombardi Trophy. The team addressed its defense mostly in the draft, using its top three picks on defensive players. From 1970 to '73, they wore the white helmets with Kelly green wings exclusively before switching back to Kelly green helmets with silver wings. The Eagles held the divisional title from week one to week 15 against the Cowboys. The substitutes who were filling in for the strikers turned in a poor performance, being crushed 41-22 by the. It took another 24 years for the Eagles to get back to the Super Bowl.
All of these factors were what initially attracted us to Doug and we believe that he is the right man to help us achieve our ultimate goal. But the last game was never a victory. The big play by Graham, the running game that made the play-actions work, the sensational receiving of Alshon Jeffery. In , the Eagles hired head coach and quarterback. They have lost two previous , once to the Patriots. The Eagles ended up losing 27-24 on a last second field goal.