Many NFL pundits see the Philadelphia Eagles’ final five games as being winnable.
Well, this season flew by, didn’t it? It seemed like we were watching the Detroit Lions run around on HBO’s Hard Knocks series a month ago. Here we are. Thanksgiving is behind us which means the Philadelphia Eagles are nearing the regular season’s home stretch.
Five games remain on the 2022-2023 NFL schedule. There’s a game on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day, and after surviving what was once viewed as what might be the toughest games on their schedule (and notching wins over the Indianapolis Colts, Green Bay Packers, and Tennessee Titans), theories that Philly is the National Football Conference’s best team haven’t slowed.
Pro Football Focus views the Birds remaining schedule as the fifth easiest. Here are a few guesses on how we expect things to play out.
Some weeks are different. New York Giants week most certainly qualifies, and Philly meets their age-old rivals twice during their final five games.
Make no mistake about it. The Eagles have taken 30 of the last 43 meetings, so the rivalry has been rather one-sided over the past two decades. Still, this feud is just as venomous as it has always been.
The Birds are the better team. They win by two scores versus a Giants squad that often struggles to score