The Eagles victory over the New York Giants on Sunday, a 34-29 win at MetLife Stadium, lifted the spirits of the Philadelphia fan base and the team. Philly clinched a first-round bye for the 2018 playoffs. In addition the Eagles efforts earned them the best record in the NFL at 12-2. Odds to Win Super Bowl 52 (Dec 20).
With their 34-29 win at New York on Sunday, Philadelphia is guaranteed a first-round bye in the playoffs. It is the first time the team has secured a bye in the first round in over a decade, since 2004.
Veteran backup quarterback Nick Foles who replaced injured MVP candidate Carson Wentz (knee) recorded his second career game with four-plus passing touchdowns. The first time he accomplished the feat was in 2013 against the Oakland Raiders when he threw seven TD passes.
The Eagles not only own the best record in the NFL they are a perfect 5-0 in divisional matchups this season, marking the best start to a season since 2004.
The Eagles defense remains one of the stingier units against the run and with Noles’ stellar performance in New Jersey on Sunday the franchises Super Bowl hopes remain intact. Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery leads the team with 9 receiving TDs. Tight end Zach Ertz is healthy again. The duo in the Eagles backfield combine to be one of the more formidable tailback tandems in the league with Jay Ajayi and LeGarrette Blount.
The South Point Race and Sportsbook opened the Eagles at 30-to-1 to win Super Bowl LII this past February. The Vegas’ shop has updated the Eagles to a current 10-to-1 to earn the right to raise the Lombardi Trophy on the final Sunday of the 2017-18 campaign.
Odds to Win Super Bowl 52 (Dec 20)
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