Eagles Preparing for Playoff Run

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The Philadelphia Eagles are one of the most dynamic teams in the NFL. During the course of the season, many NFL experts believed that the Eagles were the best team in the league. The Eagles suffered a major setback when Carson Wentz tore his ACL. Before his injury, he was one of the best quarterbacks in the league.

The Eagles were still able to secure the top seed in the playoffs despite his injury. As a result, the team will get a week off before playing their first playoff game at home. In order to reach the Super Bowl, the Eagles need to have a solid plan based on the strengths of the team.

Jay Ajayi

The Eagles were able to acquire Jay Ajayi during the season in a trade with the Dolphins. He is one of the best running backs in the NFL. Since the trade, he has taken on a huge role in the Eagles offense. With the starting quarterback injured, many people expect that the Eagles will rely on the running game in order to have success on offense.

Jay Ajayi recently said that he was excited about his first playoff game. He has always played on teams with a bad record. It will be interesting to see how he does in the cold weather. Playing in Miami is much different than playing in Philadelphia during the winter.

Defense

The Eagles have a dynamic offense that is fun to watch. However, most playoff games are won by the defense. The Eagles have a strong defensive line that has been able to take over games throughout the year. Not only do they have experienced players, but they have young players who have showed promise during the season as well. Derek Barnett is a rookie defensive end who has played well this season. He actually scored a defensive touchdown a few weeks ago after recovering a fumble. The young players on the team will get a chance to play during the playoffs and show what they can do.

Fan Expectations

The fans of the Philadelphia Eagles are passionate and loud. This should provide a solid advantage for the team playing at home. However, fans want to see this team make the Super Bowl. The Eagles have not been to the Super Bowl since 2005. If the Eagles limit mistakes, they have a great chance of making the Super Bowl.