Philadelphia Eagles Mind blowing Facts in the Playoffs
5 January 2018 Eagles News
Philadelphia PA: There is a lot of buzz and excitement as the City of Philadelphia prepares to host NFL Playoff football for the first time since 2013 season as they get to take on the Atlanta Falcons, or Winner of Carolina Panthers vs New Orleans Saints.
for those wondering, Calling the Eagles Playoff game on January 13 on NBC will be Al Michaels & Cris Collinsworth.
Some mind-blowing facts about the Eagles in the playoffs:
The last time the Eagles played in a playoff game was during the 2013 season, Chip Kelly first season as Head Coach and they took on New Orleans Saints from a Freezing cold Lincoln Financial Field, Nick Foles was the Eagles Quarterback & the Eagles would fall the Saints 26-24 on a walk-off field goal.
The last time that the Eagles won a home playoff game at Lincoln Financial Filed was in 2006 when the Eagles defeated the New York Giants on a walk-off David Askers Field Goal 23-20, The Eagles Quarterback in the playoff win was Jeff Garcia as earlier in the season, Donovan McNabb tore his ACL against the Titans in Week 11 of 2006 season.
The Eagles last Playoff win was in 2008 when Eagles defeated the number 1 seeded New York Giants 23-11 in the NFC Divisional playoffs at Giants Stadium.
The Game announcers for the Playoff game has some history with the Eagles in the Playoffs as Al Michaels & Cris Collinsworth are 0-2 all-time in calling the Eagles in the playoffs, they were on the call when the Eagles lost to the Saints in the 2013 NFC Wild Card game at Lincoln Financial Field. They also called the Eagles blowout loss to Cowboys in 2009 NFC Wild Card game.
Last time Al Michaels called an Eagles win in the playoffs was in 1995 when the Eagles destroyed the Detroit Lions in NFC Wild Card game at Veterans Stadium
Cris Collinsworth last called an Eagles win in the playoffs was in 2004 when the Eagles defeated the Atlanta Falcons to win the 2004 NFC Championship at Lincoln Financial Field.
Possible Playoff Opponents for the Eagles
Atlanta Falcons: Eagles are 2-1 all time vs Falcons in the playoffs, last time the Eagles played the Falcons in the Playoffs is when the Eagles won the NFC Championship at Lincoln Financial Field in 2004
Carolina Panthers: Eagles and Panthers only meet 1 time in the playoffs and the Panthers took down the Eagles 14-3 to win the 2003 NFC Championship at Lincoln Financial Field
New Orleans Saints: Eagles are 1-2 all time vs Saints in the playoffs, Last time the Eagles took on New Orleans was in 2013 which the Saints beat the Eagles 26-24 at Lincoln Financial Field
It should be very interesting to see who the Eagles will play and see how far this team can do as the number 1 seed in the NFC Playoffs.