January 22, 2018
Yes, yes, the Philadelphia Eagles are in this year's Super Bowl (in case you missed it), so unlike most years, the fan base is focused on the now, as opposed to the much more familiar "next year."
Still, the great folks (they're probably not that great) over at sportsbook.ag posted odds on Super Bowl LIII, or 2019, or the Super Bowl after the 2018 season. You know, next year.
They seem to like the Eagles' chances of getting back to the Super Bowl once again next year, as the Eagles have the best odds among the teams in the NFC.
There is certainly reason to wonder if the Eagles will be able to put together a season in 2018 that was as successful as the one in 2017. Carson Wentz's recovery is at the top of the concern list, to go along with what looks like (on paper) to be a difficult first-place schedule.
Still, the oddsmakers seem to like their chances, as the list above does not seem to be one that strictly adheres to 2017 success. For example, a playoff team, the Buffalo Bills, is at 100/1, the fifth-worst odds in the NFL. Meanwhile, the 4-12 Houston Texans and the 6-10 San Francisco 49ers are tied for the sixth-best odds to win it all.
Obviously, the Eagles have shown they can not only survive without Carson Wentz, but even beat very good teams, mostly on the strength of their offensive and defensive lines, which likely aren't going to be getting any worse anytime soon.
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