How Can the Philadelphia Eagles Possibly Be Favorites in Week 2?

September 16, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Philadlephia Eagles host the Baltimore Ravens in Week 2.
Last week the Eagles offense was dreadful. Michael Vick threw four interceptions and there should have been a fifth one but the Browns defender dropped a pass thrown right at him. There were false starts and holding penalties on the offensive line, which let Vick get hit far too many times. The team was penalized 12 times for 110 yards and there were several additional penalties declined. But somehow the Eagles won the game, because they were playing the Browns and a rookie quarterback
On the other hand, the Baltimore Ravens easily defeated the Bengals, who made the playoffs last season. Both the Ravens offense and defense were clicking in the 44-13 win. The defense had four sacks and an interception for a touchdown. Joe Flacco completed 21 of 29 passes for 299 yards and a touchdown.
So think about this. The Eagles escaped with a last minute victory against the Browns and the Ravens cru...

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