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What a difference a week makes in the NFL.

Eagles fans were (rightfully) feeling pretty crummy after seeing Philadelphia drop to 1-2 ahead of their Thursday Night Football game against the Packers. A critical upset win in Green Bay has undone the damage of the Eagles’ Week 3 loss to the Lions, though, and then some:

There are only seven teams with a higher fan confidence rating heading into Week 5: 49ers, Chiefs, Lions, Patriots, Browns, Saints, and Bears.

Confidence in the Eagles will only improve if they’re able to decisively beat the winless New York Jets this weekend. Speaking of the Jets, they have the third lowest confidence rating in the league.

There was some thought the Jets might be getting Sam Darnold back this week but that won’t be the case. It’s going to be Luke Falk starting against the Eagles. So, Jets fans are probably even less confident than this graphic shows.


Elsewhere in the NFC East, you really just hate to see Dallas experiencing a big drop in fan confidence following the Cowboys’ loss to the Saints. Here’s what 95% to 65% looks like:

The Cowboys will take another big hit if they lose to the Packers at home this weekend. Dallas has proven they can beat up on bad teams but they’ve yet to beat a quality opponent.

The Giants saw an increase in confidence following New York’s win over Washington. Rookie quarterback Daniel Jones has been far from flawless but he’s definitely shown promise. The G-Men rank 14th out of 32 teams in confidence rating:

Last, and most definitely least, Washington ranks dead last in the entire NFL with a ZERO PERCENT confidence rating. Hard to blame them. Washington is staring 0-5 in the face with the undefeated Patriots coming to town. Dwayne Haskins failed to show promise in his NFL debut. Dan Snyder is a terrible owner who still inexplicably employs Bruce Allen. It’s all bad down there in DC.

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