November 27, 2017
After their four consecutive blowout wins, the Philadelphia Eagles lead the NFL in point differential, at +160. Only five teams in the NFL have a point differential of +100 or better, with the Los Angeles Rams the closest team to the Eagles, at +123.
After Week 12 of the regular season, the Eagles are on pace for a point differential of +233, which would be the 12th-best point differential in the Super Bowl era. If the Eagles are able to keep that pace, they would be in the company of some of the best teams in NFL history.
|1||2007 Patriots||+315||Lost in Super Bowl|
|2||1999 Rams||+284||Won Super Bowl|
|3||1991 Redskins||+261||Won Super Bowl|
|4||1998 Vikings||+260||Lost in NFCCG|
|5||1985 Bears||+258||Won Super Bowl|
|6||1968 Colts||+258||Lost in Super Bowl|
|7||1984 49ers||+248||Won Super Bowl|
|8||1996 Packers||+246||Won Super Bowl|
|9||1969 Vikings||+246||Lost in Super Bowl|
|10||1968 Cowboys||+245||Lost in first round of playoffs|
|11||1967 Raiders||+235||Lost in Super Bowl|
|12||2001 Rams||+230||Lost in Super Bowl|
|13||2012 Patriots||+226||Lost in AFCCG|
|14||1968 Raiders||+220||Lost in AFL Championship|
|15||1984 Dolphins||+215||Lost in Super Bowl|
|16||1972 Dolphins||+214||Won Super Bowl|
|17||1975 Steelers||+211||Won Super Bowl|
|18||1973 Rams||+210||Lost in first round of playoffs|
|19||1994 49ers||+209||Won Super Bowl|
|20||1983 Redskins||+209||Won Super Bowl|
In the chart above, 15 of the top 20 finishers in point differential during the Super Bowl era eventually went on to play in the Super Bowl. Nine won it all.
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