Behind an offensive explosion, the Eagles jumped out to a 33-7 lead by early in the third quarter. The Redskins cut the final score to 33-27, but Advanced NFL Stats will show that the Eagles were never in serious danger of losing the game.
The offensive success was expected, although not quite to that extent, but four turnovers by the defense and noticeable improvement from the special teams was a very pleasant surprise.
It's obvious that this Eagles team is better than many expected. At least that's what most are saying. I'll agree that the Eagles are better than my preseason expectations, perhaps by multiple games, but that doesn't mean I have them in the postseason.
The following 15 slides will highlight my predictions for each Eagles game for the remainder of the season.