Spreading My Wings: A Close Look at the 2009 Philadelphia Eagles

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Published: March 15, 2009


... into the 2009 NFL Draft in April.  A recap of the '08 season, free agency analysis and our take on the draft is included.


Season Recap


A suspect 3-3 start through seven weeks left fans wondering if their beloved Eagles were primed for the postseason.  Two separate three game win streaks and a season sweep of the defending Super Bowl Champion New York Giants hurtled the Birds into serious postseason talk.  Capped off with a 44-6 dismantling of the Dallas Cowboys in the season finale and some good fortune, Philadelphia punched the final ticket to the playoffs at 8-7-1. 


Philadelphia’s Super Bowl quest was to be achieved on the road, beating NFC North Champ Minnesota. A second defeat of the Giants in the Meadowlands and third in the season was enough to push the #6 seed E...

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