Michael Vick and the offense along with DeMeco Ryans and the defense face their first true test of the 2012 season when they play the Ravens on Sunday.
The Eagles haven’t played a team that could be described as “good” since Week 12 of the 2011 season when they faced the New England Patriots. Unfortunately, Vince Young was our starting QB that day so it’s tough to say whether or not the Eagles would have fared any better if Michael Vick had played.
The Eagles were dominated by the Pats, 38-20.
Since then, the Eagles have gone 5-1 in their past 6 regular season games, including 5 wins in a row. That’s all well and good, but, they have played teams that have ranged anywhere from mediocre to bad.
None of the Eagles’ last 6 opponents finished 2011 with a winning record. So, it seems they have been good enough to beat the average-to-below-average teams.
In contrast, the Eagles have a 3-7 record over the past 3 seasons against non-divisional teams with winning records, including a 0-3 ...