No Christmas, no Thanksgiving:
Week 10 bye is good. That’s right in the middle of the season and gives the Birds time to prepare for the disgusting New England Patriots.
There are five primetime games, which is a pain in the ass for me, because it’s less time to write the big Monday morning takeaways article. Four straight NFC East games to wrap up the season is a nice meaningful chunk. I dig that. What I don’t dig is three straight road games in October. Better to get them out of the way early? Perhaps.
The Eagles did a pretty cool schedule release video, after the jump: