Originally posted on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 9/9/12
It was ugly. It was embarrassing. But the Philadelphia Eagles got the job done and managed to escape Cleveland with a 17-16 victory over the Browns. On offense, there wasn’t much to be proud of. On defense, there wasn’t much to complain about. Ultimately, there’s only one thing to walk away from in all of this—thank God the NFL season is a long one! The Eagles’ performance is not acceptable when considering who their opponent us, but it’s one game, it’s in the books and, more importantly, they walked out of there with a win. With 15 games remaining on the schedule, the Eagles have plenty of time to right what’s wrong and get on track as they battle through the grind of an NFL season with the Lombardi Trophy on their minds. With that in mind, here are five things we learned about the Eagles in their nail-biting season opener:   Photo Credit: Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE 1.       Nick Foles’ name will get some mention this season. If Twitter was any indication, Nick Foles’ name will b
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