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Old 01-21-2018, 11:45 PM   #16
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Apples and Oranges. POTUS keeps winning and Dick Vermiel ain't around anymore.
No team could have beaten the Eagles today...and a repeat performance two weeks from now is a distinct possibility. Foles started off slowly after Wentz's injury...but he has improved steadily as he has gotten more work. Today, he was near-perfect...against the league's most stifling defense.

I'll take the Eagles against the Pats all day...especially with the spread at 5.5 points.
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Bookmaker has the line Patriots -5. Seems like a lot of points, the Eagles are probably more talented, but the Patriots have often beat teams that are faster and more athletic than them. But still, the Eagles just destroyed a very good team, and the Falcons are also very talented. I bet the Eagles already but my NFL picks have been lousy this year.
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No team could have beaten the Eagles today...and a repeat performance two weeks from now is a distinct possibility. Foles started off slowly after Wentz's injury...but he has improved steadily as he has gotten more work. Today, he was near-perfect...against the league's most stifling defense.

I'll take the Eagles against the Pats all day...especially with the spread at 5.5 points.
Well than good luck!!
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I just can't believe you will ever hear "The Super Bowl Winning QB, Nick Foles."
Jeff Hosteleter, Brad Johnson, Trent Dilfer, Mark Rypien, Doug Williams....
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Well than good luck!!
I appreciate the good wishes.
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Jeff Hosteleter, Brad Johnson, Trent Dilfer, Mark Rypien, Doug Williams....
And the worst of all...the Peyton Manning of Super Bowl 50.
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No team could have beaten the Eagles today...and a repeat performance two weeks from now is a distinct possibility. Foles started off slowly after Wentz's injury...but he has improved steadily as he has gotten more work. Today, he was near-perfect...against the league's most stifling defense.

I'll take the Eagles against the Pats all day...especially with the spread at 5.5 points.
I agree completely.

Like I said before I see this as just a better jags team. I wouldn't bet the straight if for no other reason but Brady/Bill but you give me more than three points?

Eagle's all day.
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Gotta root for my boy Jim Schwartz! I think the Giants are hiring the wrong defensive coordinator to be their next coach.
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Gotta root for my boy Jim Schwartz! I think the Giants are hiring the wrong defensive coordinator to be their next coach.
Correct!! Don't understand why Schwartz wasn't hired by any team, much less the Giants.
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Gotta root for my boy Jim Schwartz! I think the Giants are hiring the wrong defensive coordinator to be their next coach.
They're going the OC route, hiring Shurmur
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They're going the OC route, hiring Shurmur
I know Pat Schumur is respected highly and at the margin is a 'good' hire but, the real problems with the Giants are ... (1) a bad clubhouse. A complete attitude adjustment is needed; (2) they need an offensive line that can block; (3) a running back or two with ability will help big time; (4) a young back-up for Eli Manning is required. Eli is not finished but a rookie QB from UCLA is better than what they have now.
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Anything over 4...and I am taking out a second mortgage on my home.
I hope you have a lot of equity built up, the Eagles plus 5.5 is a steal. Borrow as much as you can from your friends and neighbors. Damn, rob a bank if you can get away with it. All in!
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I just can't believe you will ever hear "The Super Bowl Winning QB, Nick Foles."
Didn't that also apply to Flacco?

Anyway, I'm feeling the Eagles in an upset.
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