The legendary Mark Twain once said, “Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.” Twain must have been a football fan.
We're two games into a new preseason in a new era for the Philadelphia Eagles. Numbers can be quite telling, but the jury is out as to whether they tell the whole story.
However, some stats thus far at least give us pause, whether it be an indication of a new trend or perhaps the continuation of a disturbing one. (And hell, what's preseason football without a little overanalysis?)
Although this time of year is all about taking things with a grain of salt, the following figures may in fact give us a taste of things to come...