Originally posted on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 9/8/13
After a painfully long wait, the regular season is finally here. It is unbelievable to think about how much the Eagles organization has changed since the December 30th match up against the New York Giants. After eight months of nothing but speculation, predictions, and mystery, real football is only a day away. I feel like a 5 year old on Christmas Eve just thinking about it! When the NFL schedule is first released, eyes naturally look to the opener. This year, I did not quite know what to think of Week 1. I held out some hope that RG3 would not be ready for the opener, but as most predicted, he is ready and hungry to get back on the field. A constant theme across the coverage of RG3′s return has been the importance of the preseason. Nobody understands the process of “shaking off the rust” more than former NFL players. Many former players turned analysts have stressed how vital it is to play just a few series in the preseason, as the jump in game speed from training camp to the regu...
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