The Philadelphia Eagles have started the 2014 NFL season just like they finished the 2013 NFL season: standing tall at first place in the NFC East.
OK, so it's early. It's beyond early. It's only the end NFL Week 1. But given the way the rest of the NFC East has looked so far... I wouldn't be surprised if the Eagles stay in first all season. It's just looking like a really bad division right now. That could be good news for reigning 2013 NFC East champions.
Let's take a look at the standings.
NFC East Standings
|2||New York Giants||0-1|
2014 NFL Week 1 Breakdown
The Eagles were far from perfect in their win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Quarterback Nick Foles really struggled and turned the ball over three times. The offense eventually got moving and scored 27 points in the second half alone. Philadelphia's defense and special teams unit played well. 34 unanswered points to end the game was thoroughly impressive.
Up next: Away at Indianapolis Colts (0-1). The Colts on the road will be a tougher test than the Jaguars at home.
Eli Manning threw 27 interceptions in 2013. He already has two in one game this year. That New York Giants offense underwent a makeover this offseason but I'm not sure you could really tell that in their 35-14 loss to the Detroit Lions.
Up next: Home vs. Arizona Cardinals (0-0). The Cardinals have not played yet as of this posting.
Washington's offense only managed to put up 6 points against the Houston Texans. The Philadelphia Eagles defense scored 7 points against the Jaguars.
Up next: Home vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (0-1). The Jaguars put up some fight against the Eagles but then faded quickly.
Terrible start to the season for Tony Romo: one touchdown to three interceptions.