This isn’t the first or last time an Eagles fan has gone overboard.
The New Orleans Saints are ready to head to Philadelphia, face the Eagles, battle the cold, and forget about their road woes. They are looking healthier than they have this entire season and have an injury list that is extremely short, but there is one big name that sits on it.
Every game this weekend has fascinating plots, from Cincinnati trying to break their playoff futility to the Frozen Tundra earning its sobriquet with a 30-below wind chill expected Sunday.
The Carolina Panthers have a first-round bye in the upcoming playoffs and they have an extra week to prepare for whatever team may end up facing them in Bank of America Stadium. Cam Newton recently said that they don’t care who their opponent is, but the key to winning is forgetting about egos and focusing on their opponent.
The New Orleans Saints have a revamped defense and an offense that appears to have even more weapons than that of their Super Bowl winning team. For some reason though, the Saints just can’t get things going on the road, but they will have to change that for a wild card visit to Philadelphia.
Chip Kelly engineered a dramatic change in his first season as Philadelphia’s coach.
The Lions apparel that evidently incited so much violence from the Philadelphia fans included a jersey of legendary Detroit running back Barry Sanders.
His calf acted up in warm-ups, he told reporters Wednesday, but he did not injure it after slipping in the conditions.
After the Detroit Lions collapsed against the Philadelphia Eagles, allowing 28 points in the fourth quarter, an even uglier scenario apparently unfolded off the field.
The Detroit Lions slipped and slid plenty in the snow at Philadelphia. Maybe it was fitting.