In this, the longest, most painful stretch of football’s offseason, Philadelphia Eagles fans are looking for any bit of football news to tie them over until the start of training camp (just over two weeks to go!). Sports sites are full of predictions about the upcoming season–of individual players, units, and teams as a whole.
It makes complete sense. What better activity to pass the time until the season begins than to make predictions about how the season will unfold? In the excitement and anxiety that precede a season until you see how the Eagles perform on the field, you hope for reasonable assurances of how the team will do in the upcoming year.
Not one of us has a crystal ball, yet we turn to sites like this one to see who agrees with or opposes our own gut feelings about the season to come.
What predictions can be made based on the draft? Free agency moves? What do the tea leaves tell us?
What good does it do?
I confess, the impact of two words last season and the ensuing ri...