3 reasons why the Eagles are struggling


We’re not even halfway through the second month of the NFL season and the defending Super Bowl Champs already find themselves in what might be a must-win game. The Eagles, sitting at 2-3, head into the Meadowlands for a Thursday night tilt with the Giants in need of a win to keep up with the NFC’s top teams. A loss to New York would leave the division title as the team’s only realistic path to the playoffs.

Some have chalked up the Eagles’ early-season struggles to the dreaded Super Bowl Hangover. Others have pointed to an underperforming offensive line and a weak secondary as the team’s biggest issues. But the secondary wasn’t very good in 2017, and there were plenty of question marks along the line before that Super Bowl run.

So what’s really wrong with these Eagles? We’ve come up with the three biggest reasons the Super Bowl champs are struggling in 2018…

1. Bad injury luck

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Injuries just keep piling up for the Eagles, which is a problem for a team that lacks depth outside of the defensive line. Unfortunately, that’s where Philadelphia has been hit hardest by injuries. Timmy Jernigan hasn’t played in 2018 after undergoing offseason…



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