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December 12, 2016

Think the Eagles are better than Sixers or Phillies? Think again!

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Chase Shrawder, 10, of Reading, Pa., holds a sign before the Philadelphia Eagles game against the Washington Redskins.

It's a small, arbitrary sample size, sure. But the Eagles have been pretty awful since the bye week.

How bad has it been? Put it this way: Over their last 10 games, the Birds have the same record as two teams in this city that have become synonymous with losing in recent years, the Sixers and Phillies.

*Their last 10 games of the 2016 season

Sure, the Eagles are rebuilding just like their South Philly neighbors, but unlike the Phils and Sixers, they haven't quite come out and admitted it. Of course, the expectations are always greater for the Birds.

And if it's the sample size thing that's preventing you from wrapping your head around this, here's one more for you that considers the entire 2016 season (at least to this point):

2016 W-LW-L%

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