NFL standings ordered by point differential: Philly's chief rival earns the top spot

Here's the point. The teams that score more points than their opponents win. We need the Eagles to get back to that strategy.

Jalen Hurts, Philadelphia Eagles
Jalen Hurts, Philadelphia Eagles / Kevin Sabitus/GettyImages
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Okay, now what? Are we to give up? We shouldn't. Think back to 2017, Let this be your reasoning for refusing to do so. The Philadelphia Eagles began their regular-season campaign with a 10-1 record. Then, they lost their twelfth game, an ugly affair versus the Seattle Seahawks. Remember that? Things actually got worse after that.

One week later, the Birds lost Carson Wentz, this before barely winning a road game versus the New York Giants and a Christmas evening affair versus what was then the Oakland Raiders. Everyone was depressed. We feared that the '17 team was incapable of winning it all. We debated constantly about their offensive success.

Look what happened. That team won a Super Bowl, the first Super Bowl in Eagles history.

Are we telling you the Eagles are going to win the Super Bowl this season? NO, WE ARE NOT. What we are saying is don't count them out. There's a lot of football left to play, and if Philly can get back on track, then doggone it, anything can happen.

First things first. The Eagles need to find a way to score more points and prevent the opposing team from scoring so many.

Here are the current NFL standings if we base them on point differential.

It's a simple concept. Score more points than you allow. Teams that do that well win a lot of football games. Philadelphia did a good job of this during their first 11 games. These past two weeks, they haven't done that as well.

It's for that reason that, despite being one of only four teams that have amassed ten wins so far this season, the Eagles sit just outside the NFL's top ten franchises if we rank everyone based off of point differential.

1. Dallas Cowboys +188
2. San Francisco 49ers +175
3. Baltimore Ravens +143
4. Miami Dolphins +117
5. Buffalo Bills +104
6. Kansas City Chiefs +64
7. Detroit Lions +26
8. Minnesota Vikings +24
8. New Orleans Saints +24
10. Jacksonville Jaguars +22
11. Philadelphia Eagles +21
12. Cleveland Browns +17
13. Green Bay Packers +13
14. Los Angeles Rams +9
15. Houston Texans +8
16. Los Angeles Chargers 0
17. Cincinnati Bengals -7
18. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -8
19. Indianapolis Colts -16
20. Atlanta Falcons -18
21. Denver Broncos -22
22. Seattle Seahawks -38
23. Chicago Bears -39
24. Pittsburgh Steelers -40
25. Tennessee Titans -41
26. New York Jets -56
27. Las Vegas Raiders -57
28. Arizona Cardinals -101
29. New England Patriots -103
30. New York Giants -131
31. Washington Commanders -134
32. Carolina Panthers -144

We'll be frank here. Again, the Eagles need to score more points than they give up. They need to ride that gameplan for the rest of the season.

We don't know how they're to do that. We don't know how to fix what we have seen this week, but that's why Nick Sirianni, Brian Johnson, and Sean Desai make so much money. Doggone it! They had BETTER do something.

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