We’re mere days away from launching into one of the most unpredictable Philadelphia Eagles campaigns since Andy Reid’s early years. Let me just say that I’m with you folks—let’s play this first game already.
Unfortunately, while most of the league will have its fun over the weekend, Birds fans must wait a whole extra day. The season doesn’t kick off for Philadelphia until Monday night in Washington.
That gives us one last chance to throw some crazy predictions against the wall and see what sticks, though. We’re talking about the kind of statements that would get you responses ranging from raised eyebrows and inquisitive looks to outright laughter if you happened to actually say some of these things out loud to your friends.
Personally, I don’t think any of these thoughts are too outrageous, and one or one-and-a-half are bound to come true. So without further adieu, here are the five boldest Eagles predictions I had any confidence in admitting are my own.