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To help pass the time during the driest period of football news, I thought we’d take a look back at the 2011 Philadelphia Eagles season and reminisce about some good plays.
This is meant to compliment my “evil twin” article titled “Philadelphia Eagles 2011 Season Rewind: 10 Plays That Made You Say “WTF”“, where we strolled down misery lane at plays that pissed us off last year.
Therefore, it’s only fair that we remember the good stuff as well, even if there wasn’t quite as much of it as the bad stuff last season.
As a matter of fact, I struggled a little bit with finding 10 plays worth mentioning here, whereas I had no problem coming up with a long list in my other article (for the bad plays).
Oh, in case you’re wondering what “WTG” stands for, it’s “Way To Go!” As in, the opposite of the vastly more popular “WTF.”
The WTG and WTF articles will be a weekly feature here at Eagles Addict starting in September, because every game has moments where we all yell “W
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