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Even with a record of 2-4, the Philadelphia Eagles are only two games out of first place in the NFC East. There are still legitimate reasons for Eagles fans to be optimistic about the 2011 season.
As a matter of fact, I’ll start off by giving you five such reasons you shouldn’t pack away your Michael Vick and DeSean Jackson jerseys just yet.
Outside of the Green Bay Packers and to a lesser extent, the New Orleans Saints, who in the entire NFC looks like a sure thing? Those two teams will most likely win their division and San Francisco looks to be running away in the weak NFC West.
However, the NFC East is completely up for grabs at this point. The Eagles stand just as good of a chance as anyone else in the division. And with a win this week against the Dallas Cowboys, their chances would get even better.
So without further ado, here are best reasons to remain optimistic for the Eagles’ 2011 season…
1. The New York Giants have a rough schedule.
The current division-leading Gia...
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