Originally written on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 12/1/11
As we all know, the 2011 Philadelphia Eagles’ season is all but over as they have virtually no chance at making the playoffs.  However, they are not yet mathematically eliminated. So, just in case you’re an optimist on steroids, here is what you’d have to root for in order for the Eagles to achieve the impossible: 1. The Eagles need to win their remaining games, period. One more loss might officially eliminate them (if that loss is accompanied by one more win from Detroit, Atlanta and/or Chicago). 2. The New York Giants would have to lose two more games. This is highly possible since they will likely lose to Green Bay and at least one of their games with Dallas.  This would mean both the Eagles and Giants would end up at 9-7, with the Eagles having the tie-breaker based on division record. 3. The Detroit Lions would have to lose three of their last five games. As long as two of those three losses were to NFC opponents, that is.  If the Eagles and Lions end up at 9-7, the first tie-...
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