In the excitement of this offseason, it's easy to forget how much hopes were raised in 2011 and how bad things were. Amidst all the positivity and anticipation, there should still be a sense of caution.
The Super Bowl is not an easy feat to achieve, and that's exactly what it will take to satisfy Eagles fans this year. Anything short will be viewed as failure by the masses whether it's rational or not.
The Eagles have been on a joy ride since the 2012 NFL season began, and hopefully, it carries over onto the field.
They have assembled on one of the deepest and most talented rosters in football. It's supplemented by one of the most competent and stable coaching staffs. They even have a general manager who will waste no time meaningfully filling holes when they arise.
No matter how many positives you find with the Philadelphia Eagles as a team and an organization, there are still many hurdles to clear on the way to a Lombardi Trophy.
Here are the five most significant roadblocks to the ultimate success.