Was Eagles' Week 1 rout a mirage or a sign of things to come?

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Eagles sure surprised us all in Week 1, didn't they?

Not necessarily that they won, but how they won.

Remember, the Birds were 3.5-point underdogs on the road but delivered a 26-point shellacking, their most lopsided margin of victory since the NFC Championship Game in 2018!

Last week I posed a bunch of questions about this team. There were so many unknowns going into the season.

In one game, how many were answered?
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Just how did the Birds win so easily in Atlanta and why a W at home Sunday could be tough?


First, is Jalen Hurts up to the task of leading this football team?

I think you can say absolutely.

He was the fifth-highest performing quarterback in fantasy football last week, going 27 for 35, for 264 yards, and 3 touchdowns, along with 62 yards on the ground.

More importantly? No turnovers.


What will a Nick Sirianni coached team look like?

Well, we learned, they'll play hard, and have a ton of energy, just like their coach.

What's a successful season?

Well, if it is wins and losses, the Birds are well on their way.


By beating the 49ers on Sunday, they'd start the season 2-0 for the first time since 2016.

So what questions are left?

Well here's my biggie - was it beginners luck? Or is THIS who the Eagles really are?
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