Last four Super Bowl winners have played in Eagles’ home opener

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by mike75, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. mike75

    mike75 Starter Tip Jar Donor

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    Want to give your favorite NFL team a leg up on next year's Super Bowl championship?

    Hope and pray they're the opponent when the Philadelphia Eagles open their season at home.

    As one points out, the last four Super Bowl winners have all been the opponent when the Eagles started yet another disappointing season at Lincoln Financial Field. The Baltimore Ravens lost to Philadelphia 24-23 in Week 2, yet they were still able to join the New York Giants, Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints (all winners over the Eagles, by the way) in the line of eventual champions.

    Is this nothing more than a fun coincidence? Of course. But if you're one of the eight teams* scheduled to hit Philly in 2013, you might want to cross your fingers when the schedules are announced in the spring.

    *The Eagles are scheduled to host Dallas, N.Y. Giants, Washington, Chicago, Detroit, Kansas City, San Diego and Arizona in 2013.
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  2. Finnegan2win

    Finnegan2win hopesfall2win

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    So no one from the AFC will win next year, got it.
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  3. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

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    It's true though.

    Total fluke the AFC won this year. NFC is so much better.
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  4. Scarecrow

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    We all know why the AFC won this year. I'd go as far as saying that the AFC doesn't even have a top 5 team.
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  5. Alzarius

    Alzarius Starter

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    http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/56896/2012-nfl-strength-of-schedule



    SoS of playoff teams NFC

    Minnesota - 8
    Green Bay - 31
    49ers - 24
    Seahawks - 11
    Skins - 24
    atlanta - 24

    2 facing top 15 SoS opponents

    AFC

    Cinci - 14
    Houston - 29
    Pats - 32
    Ravens - 4
    Broncos - 2
    Colts - 14

    2 NOT facing top 15 SoS opponents

    Lets not sell the AFC short
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    Wanna win in the AFC? Gotta be a good team. Wanna win in the NFL? Hope your schedule benefits you

    Yea i know thats not what it means but I was bored and found this interesting.
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  6. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE All-Pro Tip Jar Donor

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    2014 NFL Champions right here baby!

    We play the Eagles on the road that year, hope it's week-1
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