Philadelphia Eagles: How Much Should We Read Into the Result of the First Game?

September 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There’s no hiding it, the young Eagles team will be tested right out of the gate. Many people have questioned how the Eagles will perform this year. Will some questions be answered come Sunday? Definitely. However, I think people shouldn’t be too quick to judge the outcome of Sunday’s game.
Let’s look at the worst case scenario first. What happens if the Eagles get absolutely throttled on Sunday? The boo birds will be out, and everyone will start to get worried. There will be cries that this team is awful and that the season is going to be a train wreck. It’s inevitable. That’s just how Eagles fans are. However, I don’t think that’s a fair mindset to have.
This will be the first regular season game this unit plays together. Some bumps and bruises should be expected. The Packers are a very good team, and there’s no doubt that the game will be a challenge. They went 11-5 last season, including two losses to the ...

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