PHILADELPHIA — There’s a sense of deja vu in this Eagles’ playoff scenario, mainly because the circumstances are eerily similar to what happened 10 years ago. Back in 2008, the Eagles were left for dead, suffering a humiliating 36-7 loss to the Baltimore Ravens just before Thanksgiving, putting them at 5-5-1. This season, the Eagles were 4-6 after suffering a humiliating 48-7 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Nov. 18. Martin Frank: With Foles’ injury, Wentz needs to be the Eagles’ backup quarterback vs. Bears The 2008 Eagles won four of five to end the regular season, and needed losses from two other teams on the final day just to get into the playoffs. This year’s Eagles won five of their final six games, and also needed a loss from another team on the final day to get into the playoffs. The sixth-seeded Eagles (9-7) will face the No. 3 seed Chicago Bears (12-4) at Soldier Field on Sunday. As the No. 6 seed in 2008, the Eagles reached the NFC Championship game before losing to the Arizona Cardinals. This year’s team would love to have a similar run, based on the momentum from having to win games down the… Read full this story
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