It’s bye week in Philadelphia, which means it’s as good of a time as ever to discuss what has gone right and what has gone wrong in the City of Brotherly Love.
The Eagles have been on a hot streak, winning their past three to catapult the team to a 6-5 record. Philly is getting elite play from quarterback Nick Foles, but he’s not the only one who has elevated to a top level in 2013.
The Chip Kelly signing is looking better than it did a month ago. Philadelphia is a serious contender for the NFC East. And the defense is playing significantly better, meaning the playoffs are looking like a real possibility. If the Eagles do sneak into the postseason, credit the following five players/coaches for their surprising contributions.