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The Philadelphia Eagles have been part of the NFL since 1933 and despite winning a few league championships in the old days, they weren’t able to hoist the Vince Lombardi trophy until 2017.
That was the Eagles’ third trip to the NFL’s season finale but despite decades without a Super Bowl win, the team has still been popular with both fans and sports gamblers.
The Eagles are also a media favorite thanks to their absolutely legendary rivalry with the New York Giants. Called the greatest NFL rivalry of all time, the Eagles-Giants feud has been raging for most of the teams’ almost 90-year history.
In this betting guide to the Eagles, we’ll review all the relevant information we can get our hands on to help you make better NFL bets this season. Particular topics include:
The Philadelphia Eagles organization played its first game in 1933. They’ve won one Super Bowl, four conference championships, 13 division titles, and made 26 playoff appearances.
The Eagles 2017 Super Bowl win over the Patriots was one of the most memorable championship games in league history, with the two teams combining for 74 total points and breaking the record for most total yardage in a single game (1,151).
The most recognizable names in franchise history include Donovan McNabb, Brian Dawkins, Brian Westbrook, and Ron Jaworski.
During the 2017 season, the Eagles organization generated $458 million in revenue and Forbes estimates the business to be worth $2.8 billion.
The Eagles are owned by Jeffrey Lurie.
The organization played its first season in 1933.
Yes, the Eagles have won a Super Bowl.
Since 2003, the Eagles have played at Lincoln Financial Field, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The club holds training camp at the NovaCare Complex, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Swoop is the official team mascot.
The Eagles wear midnight green, silver, black, and white.
All-Time Team Leaders
|Games played||David Akers
|Passing Yards||Donovan McNabb||32,873|
|Passing TDs||Donovan McNabb||216|
|Receiving Yards||Harold Carmichael||8,978|
|Receiving TDs||Harold Carmichael||79|
|Rushing Yards||LeSean McCoy||6,792|
|Rushing TDs||Steve Van Buren||69|
|Points Scored (Kicker)||David Akers||1,323|
After a week 11 beatdown by the New Orleans Saints, everyone thought the Philadelphia Eagles’ bid for back-to-back Super Bowls was all but over. Yet, after that humbling loss in the Superdome, the Eagles won five of their last six games and snuck into the playoffs in week 17.
The big storyline around the Eagles’ surge was QB Nick Foles, who was filling in for the injured Carson Wentz. Foles won three straight to close the year, then helped the Eagles upset the Bears in the divisional round. The 2019 Eagles offense will have Wentz back under center as Foles signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Eagles locked up Wentz to a multi-year extension.
On paper, it looks like the Eagles have the best shot of dethroning the Cowboys in the NFC East and reclaiming the division. The offense has the potential to be one of the best in the NFL, with Wentz, WR Alshon Jeffrey, TE Zach Ertz, and former Bears RB Jordan Howard giving the Eagles top-tier talent across the major skill positions. They beefed up their offensive line in the draft, nabbing OT Andre Dillard with the 22nd pick.
The Eagles were consistently streaky in the second half of the 2018 season. They hit the under in three straight games, then hit the over three straight times before ending the season with three straight unders. Including the postseason, the Eagles covered the spread in their last five games of the season.
After winning one of the most-talked-about Super Bowls in history in 2017, it’s a safe bet that the Eagles will continue to attract a ton of action in the sports betting world.
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