Despite a perceived lack of funds, the Eagles have been very active this offseason. For the 2017 season it looks like the Wentz wagon has been upgraded. A string of one-year deals allowed the birds to get new wheels, a better sound system, and even fix the air conditioner that was never quite cool enough. So why, despite the upgrades, is everyone still convinced it would be impossible for the souped-up wagon to make the drive to Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII?
I won’t lie, each year I drink the kool aid. A lot of it. As soon as the season is over, I wait for next season’s schedule to come out and like most fans I pencil in the Ws. Most years, I have the Eagles at a comfortable 10-11 wins before anyone even touches a football. This year is no different. I won’t bore you with the week-to-week breakdown, but I will give you 3 reasons why you shouldn’t count the birds out this year: