The Philadelphia Eagle won the Super Bowl just 3 years ago, and made the playoffs each of the last two years but were unable to make it past the divisional round. With new offensive weapons for quarterback Carson Wentz to utilize, only time will tell if they are able to make another run at the Super Bowl this year.
Obviously when the NFL released the schedule for this year they realized that changes may need to be made based on the social distancing due to the Covid – 19 pandemic, but as for now we will look forward to this schedule going on as planned. Here is how I see the Philadelphia Eagle schedule going this year.
Philadelphia Eagles @ Washington Redskins 9-13, 1 pm est
The Eagles begin their season on the road against their rival that will is rebuilding with head coach Ron Rivera. Although I have faith that Rivera will be able to make Washington better, it won’t be immediate and not enough to take down the Eagles in week 1.
Prediction: Eagles 28, Redskins 17 Season Record 1-0
Los Angeles Rams @ Philadelphia Eagles 9-20, 1 pm est
The Eagles have their home opener against the Rams, who made a Super Bowl appearance of their own 2 years ago. It will be a match up of the top two draft picks of the 2016 NFL Draft, Jared Goff and Carson Wentz.
Philadelphia being at home, plus the long trip from the west coast for the Rams, should be the difference in the game.
Prediction: Eagles 35, Rams 28 Season Record 2-0
Cincinnati Bengals @ Philadelphia Eagles 9-27, 1 pm est
Joe Burrow will help make the Bengals better, but it will take time to build the team around him. The Eagles should not have many problems for their third win of the season.
Prediction: Eagles 31, Bengals 10 Season Record 3-0
Philadelphia Eagles @ San Francisco 49ers 10-4, 8:20 pm est
The Eagles travel to the west coast to take on the 49ers in their first night game of the season. The 49ers are coming off of a Super Bowl loss in which they were up by 10 points with less than 7 minutes in the game.
This will be the toughest game of the early season for both teams, who should both be 3-0 coming into it. San Francisco has a well-balanced team, and is capable of slowing down what could be a very potent Eagles offense.
Prediction: Eagles 14, 49ers 17 Season Record 3-1
Philadelphia Eagles @ Pittsburgh Steelers 10-11, 1 pm est
The Eagles tough stretch continues as they return to the east coast to face their in-state rivals. If Big Ben comes back healthy, they are a very good team, one that went 8-8 a year ago without him.
Both are very good teams, well coached and balanced. This will come down to the end, with the Steelers pulling out the win at home.
Prediction: Eagles 24, Steelers 27 Season Record 3-2
Baltimore Ravens @ Philadelphia Eagles 10-18, 1 pm est
Returning home after two weeks on the road, the Eagles get the pleasure of facing the team with the best record in the NFL a year ago. Combine that with a playoff upset, and you have a team that will be very tough to beat in any given week.
Look for the reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson to lead the Ravens past the Eagles in this one.
Prediction: Eagles 21, Baltimore 35 Season Record 3-3
New York Giants @ Philadelphia Eagles 10-22, 8:20 pm est
The next game is on short rest, facing the Giants on Thursday night. After 3 straight losses, this game is exactly what the Eagles need. The Giants are short on offensive weapons outside of Saquon Barkley, and shouldn’t give the Eagles much trouble.
Prediction: Eagles 27, Giants 14 Season Record 4-3
Dallas Cowboys @ Philadelphia Eagles 11-1, 8:20 pm est
After an extended break due to the Thursday night game, the Eagle finish their 3-game home stand against their division rival Cowboys. This Sunday night game could go a long way to determining the winner of the division, with one more game against each other scheduled for week 16 in Dallas.
The Eagles have to win this one, especially with another tough stretch coming up on the schedule. Close game, but the Eagles win the first round.
Prediction: Eagles 28, Cowboys 24 Season Record 5-3
Philadelphia Eagles @ New York Giants 11-15 1 pm est
In the second game between the two NFC East rivals in three weeks, Philadelphia travels to New York this time. The change of venue shouldn’t slow down the Eagles though, as they get the season sweep against the Giants.
Prediction: Eagles 31, Giants 23 Season Record 6-3
Philadelphia Eagles @ Cleveland Browns 11-22, 1 pm est
Looking for their 4th win in a row, the Eagles travel to Cleveland to face a tough Browns team with a new coach Kevin Stefanski at the helm. The Browns are definitely an interesting team, with a lot of big personalities, but they have not shown they can win consistently yet.
Prediction: Eagles 24, Browns 21 Season Record 7-3
Seattle Seahawks @ Philadelphia Eagles 11-30, 8:15 pm est
In the Eagles only Monday Night game of the year, they will host the Seattle Seahawks. Led by quarterback Russel Wilson, the Seahawks have become more of an offensive team as the Legion of Boom has moved on to other teams of retirement.
This should be a close game, but as good as Carson Wentz is, he is still not at the level of Russel Wilson.
Prediction: Eagles 20, Seahawks 28 Season Record 7-4
Philadelphia Eagles @ Green Bay Packers 12-6, 4:25 pm est
It is never easy to go into Green Bay and get a victory, even less so in December. Add in that Aaron Rodgers will have a chip on his shoulder because the Packers drafted his apparent replacement in Jordan Love, and this could be a long afternoon for the Eagles.
Prediction: Eagles 14, Packers 28 Season Record 7-5
New Orleans Saints @ Philadelphia Eagles 12-13, 4:25 pm est
In what is shaping up to be a season of streaks for the Eagles, they will try to avoid losing their third straight game. Unfortunately, they face a Saints team that has been a Super Bowl contender for a few years now, and what could be Drew Brees’ last run at another title.
Both teams will be in the middle of tight division races, but the Saints should squeeze out a tough win in Philly.
Prediction: Eagles 31, Saints 35 Season Record 7-6
Philadelphia Eagles @ Arizona Cardinals 12-20, 4:05 pm est
After 4 straight losses, the Eagles will travel out west for the second time this season. Desperately needing a win, they will face a Cardinals team that some are picking as a dark horse to compete in the stacked NFC West.
I don’t believe they will however, and the Eagles will get back in the win column in Arizona.
Prediction: Eagles 38, Cardinals 28 Season Record 8-6
Philadelphia Eagles @ Dallas Cowboys 12-27, 4:25 pm est
This game will no doubt determine the winner of the NFC East this year. Unfortunately for the Eagles, the Cowboys are no longer led by coach Jason Garrett, who was always unable to win big games. New coach Mike McCarthy has won many of them in Green Bay, including a Super Bowl title in the 2010 NFL season.
Prediction: Eagles 24, Cowboys 27 Season Record 8-7
Washington Redskins @ Philadelphia Eagles 1-3, 1 pm est
Although the Eagles would be out of the NFC East race after losing to the Cowboys the previous week, they will still be in the midst of the playoff race, especially with the NFL expanding to 7 teams from each conference making the postseason this year.
Washington should be well out of any races by this point of the season, allowing the Eagles to get a win and make the playoffs for the 4th straight season, the last 3 with a 9-7 record.
Prediction: Eagles 28, Redskins 10 Season Record 9-7
Even though they will probably be making the playoffs as a wildcard team, the Eagles have shown that they are capable of making a run if the can get in. With rookie second round pick Jalen Hurts to back up Carson Wentz, the Eagles will be a team nobody will want to face.
What do you think the Eagles record will be this season? Let me know in the comments below!