MEMORY LANE 2021 2020 2019 +++++ 2018 We open season with an 18 – 12 win, as DT Fletcher, Cox up QB Matt Ryan’s night Week Three. Carson Wentz makes his first start since tearing his ACL and leads Eagles to 20 -16 win Colts had very little good Luck in this one The win slips through our hands, in this 23 – 26 OT loss to the Titans. Eagles drop to 2 – 2 Back to .500 with big win in New York RB Josh Adams scores a TD in a 7 – 48 loss to the Saints. This loss caps a 2 game skid for the 4 – 6 Eagles. The overtime 23 – 29 loss, completes a sweep for the Cowboys. QB Carson Wentz’s frustration is evident. WR Alshon Jeffery out-jumps everyone for this catch in a 30 -23 win. Birds are 7 – 7. Rams coaches want to know… …does Alshon have WINGS? WR Alshon Jeffery skins CB Josh Norman for one of his two touchdowns, during a 24 – 0 stomping of Washington. The 9 – 7 Eagles have sealed a Wild Card berth. LB Nigel Bradham makes life tough for QB Mitch Trubisky. The game would come down to K Cody Parkey…. In Spanish but TOTALLY worth watching! And onto the divisional round. Eagles get out to a 14 – 0 lead on the Saints. Sadly, we stopped playing defense early, allowing the Saints to control the ball, and score 20 unanswered points. Eagles would lose 14 – 20 RB Alvin Kamara beats CB Avonte Maddox for a TD. A pass slips through WR Alshon Jeffery’s hands and is intercepted. This play is the one everyone talks about, but the wheels came off far earlier. +++++ 2017 Here’s hoping we can get a player or two, and improve on being 7 – 9 last year. DE Brandon Graham and DT Tim Jernigan sack QB Kirk Cousins in opening day 30 – 17 victory over what used to the Washington Redskins. DE Vinny Curry got the sack, but the Chiefs got the 20 – 27 win. K Jake Elliott is carried aloft after booting 61 yarder to defeat the giants 27 – 24. In what was supposed to be an early showdown for the NFC, the Eagles won 28 – 23 in a game that was not nearly as close as the final score. Rookie DE Derek Barnett grabs one of his two sacks, in the 34 – 24 sweep of the Comm- (sorry) the Redskins. Alshon Jeffery scores during the Eagles 51 -23 onslaught of the Broncos. RB Corey Clement adds a nail to the Broncos coffin in Eagles 51 – 23 win. Eagles are 8 – 1. LB Nigel Bradham scores TD during Eagles 37 – 9 crushing of the Cowboys, in their home. Electric Slide Time! TE Trey Burton scores in an NFC match-up that would later determine playoff seeding. Eagles would win 43 – 35 despite losing QB Wentz to ACL tear during the game. RB Jay Ajayi scores during a WEIRD 19 – 10 win over Oakland. Eagles win NFC East, and at 13 – 3 are the #1 seed in the entire NFC. FS Rod McLeod sacks QB Matt Ryan, in the Eagles 15 – 10 win over the Falcons, in the Divisional round WR Alshon Jeffery scores on a pass from QB Nick Foles. WR Alshon Jeffery makes the Vikings look small with his second TD catch. Eagles win the NFC Championship game 38 – 7 QB Nick Foles has to decline a Pro Bowl invite. For obvious reasons. As dumb as I kept say that “Dilly Dilly” was that year. And as much as I initially shook my head over Philly Philly being said around the city, early in the playoffs, when THIS happened, followed by the play… Philly Philly is now forever carved into my heart. RB Corey Clement the leading receiver in Super Bowl 52, scores a touchdown. TE Zach Ertz scores after taking THREE STEPS, in Eagles 41 – 33 Super Bowl win. Philly Philly. TE’s Brent Celek and Zach Ertz DE Chris Long and his proud papa, Hall Of Fame DE Howie Long celebrate with the yungin’ Goddamn, I fuckin’ LOVE you people. A parade. A Super Bowl parade. I got to watch this from Love Park. We froze our asses off, but we were there. The 2017 season. +++++ 2016 Carson Wentz’s first start as an Eagle results in a 29 – 10 victory. LT Jason Peters ensures RB Ryan Mathews safe landing. LB Nigel Bradham helps to secure 29 – 14 road win. Big win in Pittsburgh! 34 – 3. Eagles 3 – 0 Wentz gets roughed up all day in 20 — 27 loss. Eagles fall to 3 – 2 FS Rod McLeod forces fumble from QB Sam “Sleeves” aka “Captain Checkdown” Bradford. Eagles win 21 – 10 and pull to 4 – 2. RB Ryan Mathews scores TD to help Eagles defeat the Falcons 24 – 15, and end two game skid. Eagles endure a 5 game losing streak falling to 5 – 9.