The Eagles are ready for prime time again.
After only two prime-time games in Nick Siriani’s first-season drive last year were scheduled to be played, the Eagles had a winning record, reached the playoffs and then added even more figures this offseason. And in 2022 they have five games in prime time.
One will include the return of the former franchise defender to Philly.
Washington Commanders and Carson Wentz will visit Lincoln Financial Field for a football match on Monday night, November 14 in the 10th week. The Eagles have two games on Monday night, two on Sunday night and one on Thursday night. Although their last scheduled game in prime time will take place at 12 weeks.
Since 2000, the Eagles have played second in prime time in the NFL after only the Dallas Cowboys. Here’s a look at the top five in 2000-21:
1. Cowboys: 100
2. Eagles: 94
3. Packers: 93
4. Steelers: 90
t-5. Patriots: 89
t-5. Giants: 89
Here are some other notes about the schedule:
• The Eagles will begin their season on the road in Detroit. This is a very winning game against a team that had a 3-13-1 record in 2021. Then the Eagles have an extra day to prepare for Monday night’s football game against the Vikings in Week 2.
• Wentz will not visit Philly until mid-November, but the Eagles will visit him for 3 weeks in Landover, Maryland.
• Speaking of meetings, Doug Pederson and Jaguars will be in Linc for 4 weeks. Expect a big round of applause for the head coach who won the Super Cup.
• A little early week in week 7, but if the Eagles manage to win at home against the Cowboys who go into this farewell, the city will be on top. In their first six games before the farewell, the Eagles will face four teams in a row that lost records last year, the Cardinals without DeAndre Hopkins, and then the returning champions of the division.
• After the Eagles face the Houston Texans on the road on Thursday night in week 9, they will basically get a mini-week before the rendezvous that won’t play until next Monday. The problem is that this mini-farewell happens just a couple of weeks after the actual week.
• The most difficult part of their schedule falls on weeks 11-13, when the Eagles face the Colts, Packers and Titans in a row. Last season these three teams had a total score of 34-17.
• When Christmas falls on Sunday 2022, the Eagles will play in Dallas on Christmas Eve at 4:25 p.m. All of Philadelphia will be asking the same thing for Christmas this year: Defeat the Cowboys.
• The Eagles hold three consecutive road games from 14 to 16 weeks, but then complete the 2022 season with the Saints and Giants at home.
• According to the schedule of the 2021 season, the Eagles have the third easiest schedule in 2022. Their opponents had an overall winning percentage of 0.464 last season. Eagles too ranked 24th in the NFL by miles of travel in 2022.
Here is the full schedule:
Week 1 – in Lviv on September 11 at 1 p.m.
# Week 2 – against the Vikings on September 19 at 20:30 on ABC
Week 3 – in the Commanders on September 25 at 1 p.m.
Week 4 – against the Jaguars on October 2 at 1 p.m.
Week 5 – in the Cardinals on October 9 at 16:25
* Week 6 – Against the Cowboys on October 16 at 8:20 p.m.
Week 7 – BYE
Week 8 – vs. Steelers Oct. 30 at 1 p.m.
$ Week 9 – in Texas on November 3 at 8:20 p.m.
# Week 10 – against commanders on November 14 at 8:30 p.m.
Week 11 – at Colts on November 20 at 1 p.m.
* Week 12 – Against the Packers on November 27 at 8:20 p.m.
Week 13 – against the Titans on December 4 at 1 p.m.
Week 14 – in the giants on December 11 at 1 p.m.
Week 15 – at the Bears on December 18 at 1 p.m.
Week 16 – in “Cowboys” on December 24 at 16:25
Week 17 – against the Saints on January 1 at 1 p.m.
Week 18 – against the giants on January 7 or 8, clarified
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