The Eagles are back and blazing.
The team was near-perfect in their Divisional Round game against the New York Giants on Saturday night. Lincoln Financial Field was rocking in a packed house as the team dominated and never looked back to honor its 5-year anniversary of the NFC Championship game en route to the Super Bowl.
Without further ado, there are no downsides to the game. Let’s get into the fun storylines from the game.
Lane Johnson Banged Up is Still the Best Tackle in the League
Even with Lane Johnson deciding to hold off on surgery to play through his injuries in the playoffs, he still remains the best tackle in the league. He and the Eagles offensive line let Hurts thrive against the Giants en route to their win, 38-7. He’s a player that the offense is going to need in order to thrive throughout the rest of the postseason and especially against the 49ers.
Rocky “38-7” Karma
If the Giants learned anything from the Minnesota Vikings exactly five years ago on the date with the same outcome, you never mess with the Rocky statue. Never. Putting a jersey on the iconic statue that isn’t a Philadelphia sports jersey and talking smack all week is a surefire way to lose – especially in a 38-7 fashion. The team
The Connection is Real
I said it in the offseason, “Team chemistry is going to be so important for this team in order to thrive.” That’s exactly what we’ve gotten all season. The team chemistry of each personnel group and the team as a whole is important to the overarching success of the Eagles – not just in this season.
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