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Post by J. Kapp 11 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:54 pm

Mawby wrote:
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Mawby wrote: I'm not a Saints fan and speaking from the #1 seed's point of view. You are scared and you should be.
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Please.

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Not trolling Commish. Just confident. Most comments here is all about how tough Minny's defense is at this point. Remember when we went up against Denver earlier this season, they had the #1 defense, and look what my Eagles did to them. People forget that. Even thought that was with Wentz, Foles is capable of doing the same as a pocket passer. All will see on Sunday. When this happens, anyone will see that I'm not trolling at all. I know my team. That's all.
Foles is capable of failing. Pretty much, that's it. He's Kyle Orton with a better haircut.

You're right. All will see on Sunday. Foles will fail. It's what he does.
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Re: Hello. Eagles fan here.

Post by S197 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:57 pm

Mawby wrote:
dead_poet wrote:
Mawby wrote: I'm not a Saints fan and speaking from the #1 seed's point of view. You are scared and you should be.
:roll:

Please.

Troll level status: increasing.
Not trolling Commish. Just confident. Most comments here is all about how tough Minny's defense is at this point. Remember when we went up against Denver earlier this season, they had the #1 defense, and look what my Eagles did to them. People forget that. Even thought that was with Wentz, Foles is capable of doing the same as a pocket passer. All will see on Sunday. When this happens, anyone will see that I'm not trolling at all. I know my team. That's all.
You've reiterated multiple times you have confidence in your team. That's great, as a fan that's what you're supposed to do. Why you're here I have no idea. Bang your "Eagles are so great" drum elsewhere, don't have the time or inclination to deal with someone who brings nothing to the table or can't engage in civil conversation.

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Post by soflavike » Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:24 pm

Mawby wrote:
Boon wrote:You cant play the underdog crap here. You maybe could pull that cliche against atlanta, not against minnesota. Just stop, this team is essentially playing at this level with a third stringer, all year minus 2 games. Not very late in the season like philly. Bradford started week 1 and week 5, where he only played a half before he couldnt even walk. The rest was case,and bridgewater wasnt there til late in the season.

Every year some fanbase and team tries this. The ONLY team this applies to this year is the jags. If anything it applies to the vikings more than the eagles. Just stop
I can see you are scared. You are trying to convince yourself the Vikes are that great. I'll be back after Sunday, and you'd better be here to eat your large plate of crow.
Dude, you sound just like a Saints fan from last week. See you Monday... bring a napkin.
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Post by vikeinmontana » Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:25 pm

Mawby wrote:
dead_poet wrote:
Mawby wrote: I'm not a Saints fan and speaking from the #1 seed's point of view. You are scared and you should be.
:roll:

Please.

Troll level status: increasing.
Not trolling Commish. Just confident. Most comments here is all about how tough Minny's defense is at this point. Remember when we went up against Denver earlier this season, they had the #1 defense, and look what my Eagles did to them. People forget that. Even thought that was with Wentz, Foles is capable of doing the same as a pocket passer. All will see on Sunday. When this happens, anyone will see that I'm not trolling at all. I know my team. That's all.
again, how is this any different than our fans? should we not be confident in our team? should we not like our defense against the eagles offense? should we not feel like we can win this game? why not? good teams lose at home all the time in big games....trust us....we know. :cry:

you're acting like no one is giving you a chance to win! WHO?! i'll read through the thread again but I have yet to see this overconfidence from our fans that you're spouting off about. are you mad because of the betting lines? you know that isn't the media and fans right? and you know that line can change based on money too right? it's like you're making up all this stuff to be able to play the underdog thing up or something.

eagles are good. Vikings are good. eagles can win. Vikings can win. eagles fans think the eagles are going to win. Vikings fans think the Vikings are going to win. why is this a problem?

if you don't think it's possible for the vikes to win this game then frankly I don't know why you're here...
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Post by soflavike » Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:32 pm

I'll be different...

THE VIKINGS ARE GOING TO STOMP YOUR IGGLES SO BADLY THAT YOU WILL NEVER WANT TO WATCH FOOTBALL AGAIN.

Harrison Smith is going to hit Foles so hard on a safety blitz that his whole family will feel it.

Keenum will drop beautiful rainbow touch passes over your DB's into the soft hands of Rudolph, Thielen and Diggs all night long.

Score Prediction: Vikings 72 - Eagles 0

Is that what you Eagles trolls were looking for? :rofl:
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Post by Rhodes Closed » Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:34 pm

C'mon guys, we're better than that. Just ignore the man and he'll go away.

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Post by Pondering Her Percy » Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:17 pm

Lol he won’t go away. He’ll continue to troll like the saints fans did. And guess what, we win and they get banned. It’s a win win.

As for mowby, sorry but you don’t know your team. You’re looking through green goggles. Not only am I a die hard vikings fan but I follow the nfl in general very closely. If you actually think that Nick Foles can do what Wentz can do as a pocket passer, you’re out of your tree and prove to just be a clueless fan that’s a blow hard for his own team.

You’re comparing Nick Foles as a pocket passer to someone that was in the MVP running. I love Case Keenum, who is much better than Foles and I wouldn’t even put Keenum near that category. That shows how little you know about “your team”

And the broncos?? Seriously? You mean the 5-11 Broncos?? You mean the same defense that gave up more points than anyone in their division? Including the Raiders who you snuck by??

That would be like us bragging that we beat the Bears TWICE who had the same record as the broncos :roll: yeah go us!

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Re: Hello. Eagles fan here.

Post by S197 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:27 pm

I guess my comment wasn't clear, the guy has been banned.

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Post by J. Kapp 11 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:31 pm

S197 wrote:I guess my comment wasn't clear, the guy has been banned.
Aw shucks. This was kinda fun. I mean, you gotta admit ... Nick Foles is Kyle Orton with a better haircut ... that sh!t is funny!

OK. Bring on the next troll. We'll devour him, too.
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Post by Pondering Her Percy » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:04 pm

J. Kapp 11 wrote:
S197 wrote:I guess my comment wasn't clear, the guy has been banned.
Aw shucks. This was kinda fun. I mean, you gotta admit ... Nick Foles is Kyle Orton with a better haircut ... that sh!t is funny!

OK. Bring on the next troll. We'll devour him, too.
Haha I’m right with ya Kapp!
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Post by dead_poet » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:56 am

My biggest disappointment is hearing (repeatedly) how Vikings fans shouldn't wear team colors or fall victim to assault.

That's equal parts sad and infuriating. It's a game. We're all humans. WTF. Maybe try not being an a**hole?
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Re: Hello. Eagles fan here.

Post by PurpleMustReign » Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:56 am

dead_poet wrote:My biggest disappointment is hearing (repeatedly) how Vikings fans shouldn't wear team colors or fall victim to assault.

That's equal parts sad and infuriating. It's a game. We're all humans. WTF. Maybe try not being an a**hole?
Especially by concerned Eagle's fans.
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Post by EagleRob » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:28 am

mansquatch wrote:
EagleRob wrote: C'mon now... you can only play who's in front of you. Minimalizing our efforts vs this team, while enhancing our efforts vs another... isn't fair. That's like me saying, you guys lost to the Panthers, who beat, which means....

No, it doesn't work that way, each weak it's situational.

What Eagles are holding our hats on is that you guys aren't the same team out of the dome. And in our house, like you at your own... we are even better.
Riddle me this: Are all NFL teams equal? The answer is obvious. I'm not taking away from the fact that you are HERE. You are the #1 seed. But you also have a had a very soft schedule to get here. That matters. The Vikings have had ease as well. But, we also went 4-1 vs. the NFC S, including beating the Saints twice.

We also normally face 2 great to elite QBs in Rogers and Stafford 4x a year. This year we only saw Stafford twice. We also saw Brees twice and a lesser Ryan once.

Your schedule in 2017 features no equivalent other than the pedestrian Ryan last week. You beat the RAMs in a shootout, we DOMINATED the Rams. You beat ATL in a tight game at home. We crushed them on the road.

You cannot deny that this it the first game of the season where you are going to play an elite, well balanced team. The only defense your team has seen that is even close to what the Vikings will field on Sunday was an injury riddled SEA team who completely upended you. That doens't mean you can't do it, it just means that up until now you haven't done it.

This game will prove if you are in that class or not. To be honest, I wish Wentz was playing because I still thought all season that if we went head to head, we'd beat you. (And I like him, his being a Midwestern QB product and all.) Not having him in there cheapens this game, and that isn't a jab at you or your team, I wanted to see both of these teams slug it out at full power to prove who is the best. Win or lose, this game is going to tell us who the Eagles really are.
Seattle injury riddled? You do know how many players we had lost up to that point already right? Starting LT, K, MLB, Pro Bowl punt returner and special teamer Marigoes.(sp?) You think Seattle's D was the reason we lost the game, I can see how you can come to that conclusion by the score. Wilson is why we lost the game. We just couldn't stop his ability to extend plays. We had some costly turnovers in that came as well. Look up the stats... not just the score, we outgained them, held the ball longer, just made some costly errors. They won, so I can't deny that. But beating Seattle... in Seattle... is not easy. We all know that right?

You know where it's also not easy playing at? You guys came in undefeated last year, but only scored 10 points. Would you call that manhandling? I wouldn't. It just goes to show you the importance of playing in your house.

PS. I'm purposely on here not to be confrontational and disrespect your board like the Mawby guy. I've been on several football boards with Eagles teams... never came across this other poster on here. I'm telling you... he's probably not an Eagle.
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Re: Hello. Eagles fan here.

Post by EagleRob » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:36 am

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mansquatch wrote:Not trying to ruffly feathers here, but for the most part you've played a cake schedule to get here. In the regular season your best win was beating the other NFC pretender, the RAMS, in a shootout at their stadium. (uh defense?) I give props for the road win. That same Rams team came to MN and got held to 7 points. In the playoffs you beat the 6 seed, a flawed ATL team whose offense is a shadow of it's 2016 self. Again Kudos to you, but the Viking went on the road and trounced that team in their own stadium, holding them to just 9 points.

Your Defensive numbers in the regular season are enhanced by 5 games against terrible offenses. (CHI, NYG x 2, SF, and AZ) You also had three more games that are weak, a dumpster fire OAK team and two against a mess of a Cowboys squad that is as one dimensional as it gets. Against everyone else you gave up on average 25 PA. You relied on your offense to put up points to offset this. You played in the NFC East which for the past two seasons has been the softest conference in the NFC, despite media darling status. You also benefited from only playing just one (!) elite defense in the regular season. We all remember how that SEA game went. (And that was with Wentz.)

And don't tell me about 51 points on the Broncos. That defense was exposed this year as being a fraud, it isn't the same without Wade Phillips as the Coordinator. You were not the only team to expose them in the 2nd half of the season.

Your team has yet to truly have a Prove It win against a legitimate contending team. You beat the Falcons... who beat the Rams. A team you also beat. Well, you are going to get your chance on Sunday. The Vikings are battle tested and have taken the best of the NFC and emerged victorious. Our defense has performed against all manner of opponents and is better (and healthier) than the defense you faced in Seattle. Our offense, while not having the same pedigree as our defense has been more than serviceable this season showing balance between Run and Pass. The WR/TE group we bring is the most talented your defense has faced. In short, this is the most balanced team you've played.

I'm glad we are playing. All season I've said the Eagles have yet to prove it. On Sunday we are going to find out if you guys are for real.
C'mon now... you can only play who's in front of you. Minimalizing our efforts vs this team, while enhancing our efforts vs another... isn't fair. That's like me saying, you guys lost to the Panthers, who beat, which means....

No, it doesn't work that way, each weak it's situational.

What Eagles are holding our hats on is that you guys aren't the same team out of the dome. And in our house, like you at your own... we are even better.
We're 6-2 on the road.

Just horrible.
Your record isn't the point. I already know what your road record is. The point is your great D gives up a few more points a game, then they do at home.

Will you agree on that?

And since we are home, ours gives up less points.

That's what we are holding our hats on. Two evenly matched team... that the home field will make the difference. But, at the end of the day, our stars have to show up and play mistake-free football. We had two costly turnovers that lead to the only points Atlanta had. We can't afford do that again this week.
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Re: Hello. Eagles fan here.

Post by EagleRob » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:43 am

dead_poet wrote:My biggest disappointment is hearing (repeatedly) how Vikings fans shouldn't wear team colors or fall victim to assault.

That's equal parts sad and infuriating. It's a game. We're all humans. WTF. Maybe try not being an a**hole?
Sadly we too far gone past that.

WE honestly thought that when the previous stadium went down (The Vet ... you know the one with the jail inside of it) that the low brow fans wouldn't make the transition to the Linc cause its a fancier stadium with tickets that cost more money. This lasted all of like 3 games. Then the element returned. You have business professionals that transform into sub-humans at the game. The environment just kind of takes over.

There's nothing a great fan like myself can do about rowdy fans who will put their hands on you if things go south. Guys come in tanked from tailgating. If this was a regular season game, and you wore your colors you'd be fine. Stakes are higher now. Heed my advice, come to the game...root for your team, but don't even have purple shoelaces on. Those laces may be the only thing they find of you.
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Post by Cliff » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:52 am

EagleRob wrote:Heed my advice, come to the game...root for your team, but don't even have purple shoelaces on. Those laces may be the only thing they find of you.
God I wish I was going to this game now. You'd think I was Grimace with the amount of purple I'd be wearing. Sorry, that kind of thing emboldens me more than scares me lmao
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Post by Pondering Her Percy » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:54 am

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Seattle injury riddled? You do know how many players we had lost up to that point already right? Starting LT, K, MLB, Pro Bowl punt returner and special teamer Marigoes.(sp?) You think Seattle's D was the reason we lost the game, I can see how you can come to that conclusion by the score. Wilson is why we lost the score. We just couldn't stop his ability to make plays. We had some costly turnovers in that came as well. Look up the stats... not just the score, we outgained them, held the ball longer, just made some costly errors. They won, so I can't deny that. But beating Seattle... in Seattle... is not easy. We all know that right?

You know where it's also not easy playing at?

PS. I'm purposely on here not to be confrontational and disrespect your board like the other guy. I've been on several football boards with Eagles teams... never came across this other poster on here.
I mean the Rams beat them 42-7 in Seattle. Seattle is not what they use to be. Hence why they didnt make the playoffs.
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Post by mansquatch » Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:50 am

Uhh you only scored 10 points? And you can cite injuries, but you had your Starting QB in for that game. One could make a credible case that not having Wentz, but having all those other guys is probably worse.

Also the Sherman got hurt in that game and Earl Thomas didn't play. So you were playing against only 1 of the 3 elite members of that secondary. Still 10 points...

This is why I think the Vikings have a chance to make this game not close. If your D cannot frustrate our offense you are in trouble. FWIW, I do not think our offense is going to come across points easily, but I'm not sure your offense is going to do much to sustain drives.
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Post by Raptorman » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:16 am

dead_poet wrote:My biggest disappointment is hearing (repeatedly) how Vikings fans shouldn't wear team colors or fall victim to assault.

That's equal parts sad and infuriating. It's a game. We're all humans. WTF. Maybe try not being an a**hole?
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Post by vikeinmontana » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:39 am

I think in general, people put way too much stock in homefield advantage in sports. and before eagles fans get upset, I think the very same thing about the vikes. would I have liked them to be at home this week? of course. but I just don't think it's the factor that some fans make it out to be. hell, just look at these playoffs alone, Tennessee going into Kansas city and winning, Jacksonville winning in Pittsburgh. our fans were amazing on sunday and the saints easily could have won.

eagles fans will be rocking. they'll be loud. they'll be wearing dog masks. :roll: vikes might have a false start or two because of it. but until they start letting fans come on the field, they'll always be nothing more than a distraction that good teams can phase out almost immediately.
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Post by Pondering Her Percy » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:53 am

mansquatch wrote:Uhh you only scored 10 points? And you can cite injuries, but you had your Starting QB in for that game. One could make a credible case that not having Wentz, but having all those other guys is probably worse.

Also the Sherman got hurt in that game and Earl Thomas didn't play. So you were playing against only 1 of the 3 elite members of that secondary. Still 10 points...

This is why I think the Vikings have a chance to make this game not close. If your D cannot frustrate our offense you are in trouble. FWIW, I do not think our offense is going to come across points easily, but I'm not sure your offense is going to do much to sustain drives.
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Post by KingLodbrok » Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:10 pm

Each fan base can make a case for their team winning this game. Everyone likes their chances because both teams have a good shot. It's really that simple.

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Post by ChicagoViking » Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:53 pm

PurpleMustReign wrote:If either team scores 20, i think that team will win.
I totally agree, particularly if the other team scores less than 20.

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Post by EagleRob » Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:11 pm

Cliff wrote:
EagleRob wrote:Heed my advice, come to the game...root for your team, but don't even have purple shoelaces on. Those laces may be the only thing they find of you.
God I wish I was going to this game now. You'd think I was Grimace with the amount of purple I'd be wearing. Sorry, that kind of thing emboldens me more than scares me lmao
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It's not worth it.

I've been to other city's sporting my McNabb jersey. Had good convos with some Charger fans in San Diego. But Philly is another animal when it comes to Eagles / Flyers games... especially in the playoffs. There's no existing beef with the Vikings fans, like it is Dallas or Giants. But this is win or go home, so tempers will be on high.
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Post by EagleRob » Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:20 pm

mansquatch wrote:Uhh you only scored 10 points? And you can cite injuries, but you had your Starting QB in for that game. One could make a credible case that not having Wentz, but having all those other guys is probably worse.

Also the Sherman got hurt in that game and Earl Thomas didn't play. So you were playing against only 1 of the 3 elite members of that secondary. Still 10 points...

This is why I think the Vikings have a chance to make this game not close. If your D cannot frustrate our offense you are in trouble. FWIW, I do not think our offense is going to come across points easily, but I'm not sure your offense is going to do much to sustain drives.
10 points... I admitted we had costly turnovers in that game that cost us points.

We had won like 9 - 10 straight games at that point. We were due. I don't know about you, but no one thought we were a 14-1 team (discounting the Dallas game at week 17 that we laid down for.) Seattle ... at home .... gave us fits. There's no doubt about that.

"If your D cannot frustrate our offense you are in trouble." - Well I can kind of say the same thing. The only difference is, I think the game will be close, just because both our defenses are so good.

I will continue to see this game through my midnight-colored glasses with our edge being home field. I'm already worried about this game, I'd be A LOT more worried if we were playing in Minny. Why? Cause you guys are a better team at home.
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Post by Rieux » Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:03 pm

dead_poet wrote:These are two very evenly-matched teams with "backup" quarterbacks at the helm. {The Eagles} have the advantage playing at home and outdoors and Keenum didn't exactly light the world on fire the last time he played in cold weather in Green Bay.
I'm not trying to express an opinion on the overall balance between the teams (I just hope the Vikings' OL can hold off the Philly pass rush for long enough for Keenum to complete short pass after short pass to Thielen, Diggs, Rudolph, McKinnon, and Wright), but the weather forecast for Philadelphia on Sunday is not "cold" by any serious standard. Mostly cloudy, high of 52˚ F (probably dropping toward 40˚ or so during a 6:40 p.m. game), not too much wind, 10% chance of rain. Pretty much perfect conditions for football, really.

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Post by dead_poet » Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:32 pm

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dead_poet wrote:These are two very evenly-matched teams with "backup" quarterbacks at the helm. {The Eagles} have the advantage playing at home and outdoors and Keenum didn't exactly light the world on fire the last time he played in cold weather in Green Bay.
I'm not trying to express an opinion on the overall balance between the teams (I just hope the Vikings' OL can hold off the Philly pass rush for long enough for Keenum to complete short pass after short pass to Thielen, Diggs, Rudolph, McKinnon, and Wright), but the weather forecast for Philadelphia on Sunday is not "cold" by any serious standard. Mostly cloudy, high of 52˚ F (probably dropping toward 40˚ or so during a 6:40 p.m. game), not too much wind, 10% chance of rain. Pretty much perfect conditions for football, really.
That's really good to hear.
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Post by Pondering Her Percy » Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:34 pm

EagleRob wrote: "If your D cannot frustrate our offense you are in trouble." - Well I can kind of say the same thing. The only difference is, I think the game will be close, just because both our defenses are so good.
Thats the thing though, can you say the same thing?? If you defense cant frustrate our offense, we are a team that can put points up on you.

You guys arent built that way. You definitely were with Wentz. But not with Foles. He's not a gun slinger. He's not built to come back from deficits. That's why I dont know if you can say that. Chances are, both defenses play solid football. I still give ours the edge not because I'm a Vikings fan but because we are the #2 pass defense in the NFL. Eagles are 17th. We have a good QB right now, yours is below average.

So do you take a good QB vs. the #17 pass defense or a below average QB vs. the #2 pass defense that is also #1 in NFL history on 3rd downs?? That's where our advantage is IMO.

Our pass rushers are about even I would say. You guys had 38 sacks on the year. We had 37.
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Re: Hello. Eagles fan here.

Post by NJSkol » Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:04 pm

just got through to 97.5 the fanatic (philly sports talk radio) and sounded the gjallarhorn three times and got a skol viks in before they hung up :banana:

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Re: Hello. Eagles fan here.

Post by PacificNorseWest » Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:23 pm

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