The Philadelphia Eagles won a very exciting game on the night of September 30, 2012. On a night where the Eagles were honoring safety Brian Dawkins and retiring his number, the team pulled out a close win over the Giants after a New York field goal fell short as time expired. The atmosphere at Lincoln Financial Field was electric after an exciting win over an NFC East opponent.
That same excitement wouldn't return any time soon. The Eagles finished the 2012 season with only one more win, and that came on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The team fired head coach Andy Reid in the offseason, but the home losing streak continued well into the Chip Kelly era. There was no home field advantage in Philadelphia. It wasn't until the Eagles staved off a Washington comeback in mid-November that the Eagles finally won a home game again.
And now the script has completely flipped. The Eagles went from completely struggling at home to completely dominating. This kind of turnaround is unprecedented. With a win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, the Eagles became the first team in NFL history to ever lose 10 straight games at home and then win 10 in a row.
It's amazing how good Philadelphia has been at home during that stretch. The Eagles are outscoring opponents 356-192 in those games, which is an average of 35.6 to 19.2 per game. In other words, Philadelphia's average margin of victory is 16.4 points.
Needless to say, home field advantage is back at Philadelphia. And it's a force to be reckoned with.