5 Biggest Takeaways from Philadelphia Eagles’ Week 1 Loss

September 15, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Philadelphia Eagles shocked the world in Week 1, but not in the way many expected. The heartbreaking 26-24 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night was not the look of a trendy Super Bowl favorite, but instead one of a team that underwent a dramatic facelift during the offseason and lacked continuity.
There were plenty of positives to take away from this game. Sam Bradford remained healthy and showed great promise. The defense, despite a few gaffes, actually kept the Eagles in the game. And despite falling behind early and looking dead in the water for the first 30 minutes, the Eagles fought back, erased a 17-point first-half deficit and even owned the lead at one point in the fourth quarter.
Unfortunately, there were way too many mistakes to clean up to feel good about it, and that's the biggest takeaway here. The Falcons are talented and were well-coached. The Eagles gave them all they could handle in the end. But if Philadelphia is truly going to contend in 2015, fi...

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