The Philadelphia Eagles controlled the game throughout the first half but trailed on the scoreboard at the break 7-3. Miscues led to that deficit. Those miscues ultimately caught up with them and led to a 17-11 loss to the San Francisco 49'ers.
It only figures the Eagles be in first place in the NFC East with Sunday's 25-20 over San Francisco. Dallas (1-3), Washington (1-3) and the New York Giants (0-4) all lost earlier, leaving the Eagles (1-2-1) atop the division, despite a horrible start to the season.
The Eagles (0-2-1) will travel to the West Coast to take on the San Francisco 49ers (2-1) in a prime-time matchup on Sunday Night Football.
While the Eagles search for their first win, many things must fall into place to accomplish that feat on Sunday night...
Eagles Insiders Adam Caplan and Geoff Mosher discuss Doug Pederson's dubious hiring history of assistant coaches along with the names reportedly linked to current openings -- including USC's Graham Harrell -- and the thinking behind some of the candidates.
Caplan and Mosher also answer #AskITB questions about upgrading linebacker and the structure of the scouting department and give a quick Super Bowl preview.