March 19, 2018

Report: Eagles will open against the Vikings Week 1 in 2018

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There will be "Foles-Skol" chants.

Each year, the reigning Super Bowl champion plays on the Thursday night before the opening Sunday of the NFL season. According to a report from Howard Eskin of WIP, the reigning Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will face off against the Minnesota Vikings in a rematch of the Eagles' 38-7 blowout win in the NFC Championship Game.

Something tells me Vikings fans won't plan a "takeover" of Philadelphia this time around.

On paper, the Eagles will have a tough schedule in 2018, at least outside of the NFC East.

Eagles 2018 home games

  1. Cowboys
  2. Giants
  3. Redskins
  4. Falcons
  5. Panthers
  6. Texans
  7. Colts
  8. Vikings

In picture form: 

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Eagles 2018 road games

  1. Cowboys
  2. Giants
  3. Redskins
  4. Saints
  5. Buccaneers
  6. Jaguars
  7. Titans
  8. Rams

In picture form: 

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The Eagles will play all five of the 'other' NFC playoff teams next season, plus a pair from the AFC.


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