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On Sunday afternoon, the New England Patriots will host the Philadelphia Eagles for the first time since the 2007 season. The last meeting between these two teams occurred in the 2011 season, when Tom Brady and the Patriots rolled past the Eagles, 38-20.
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No longer undefeated, the Patriots are about to embark on a five-game stretch with little to no room for error if they plan on maintaining the top seed in the AFC. If the Pats lose just once and the Denver Broncos win out, the two AFC powerhouses will finish with the same 14-2 record but the Broncos will prevail thanks to their head-to-head tiebreaker advantage.
With that in mind, it’s paramount that the Patriots sustain through the rash of injuries they are currently dealing with and take care of business in this final month. The first challenge is this Eagles team.
While reading through these bold predictions, keep in mind that the Pats are 38-4 after a loss dating back to 2003. Enjoy:
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