This one hurt, as the Eagles lost to the Broncos and dropped to 1-3, including three losses to the AFC West. Even though it was an extremely tough matchup for the Eagles on the road, a lot seemed to be in their favor.
They were sure to have fresh legs after a 10 day rest, while the Broncos were playing on a short week following their appearance on Monday Night Football.
The Broncos were beaten up. They had lost Ryan Clady to injury, had yet to see Champ Bailey take the field, and were still without the suspended Von Miller. The Eagles, on the other hand, saw only a minor blip on the injury front with Patrick Chung not making the trip to Denver.
The whole league was wondering if any team could keep up on the scoreboard against the great Peyton Manning, and if any offense could, why not the Eagles? They showed flashes of brilliance against the Redskins and Chargers and seemed primed for a big outing against a banged up Broncos secondary.
In the end, the Eagles looked terrifyingly simi...