The Philadelphia eagles started in 1933 when the frankford Yellowjackets franchise was bought by Bert Bell and Lud Wray for only $2,500.00. In 1941, Alexis Thompson because the team’s owner. In 1943, because of the World War II, Philadelphia ans Pittsburgh franchises had a manpower shortage and so they had to merge and later called their teams Phil-Pitt and the Steagles, with their respective coaches, Greasy Neale and Walt Kiesling. Coach Neale soon brought the Eagles to greater heights, with his star running back player Steve Van Buren,Alex Wojciechowicz as his center -linebacker and end Pete Pinos, they were definitely a stronger team, if not, the strongest. They were leading for 6 seasons straight. They have then on garnered SECOND PLACE IN 1944-1946 in the NFL Eastern Division. They also went on winning from 1947- 1949 successively.
In 1958, there was a sudden shift in the winning streak of the Philadelphia Eagles. This is what prompted Buck Shaw, the team’s newest coach, to pucker up his team. He has then made a tandem with his best quarterback Norm Van Brocklin. They worked together with the whole team and regained the glory of winning as they enjoyed the victory over the Green Bay Packers, leading the score 17-13 during the exciting championship game.
There was a wave of disappointment for the Philadelphia Eagles because of the fact they they have not won a single championship fro 1961 until 1978. The misfortune finally was put on hold when in 1980, the Eagles won over the Dallas Cowboys in the Eastern Division Title winning the game with the score 20-7 in the NFL Championships. They did not have continued luck, though, as they were defeated by the Oakland Raider in the Super Bowl with the score 27-10.
8 years later, The Philadelphia Eagles has once again regained their reign as champions in the NFL Eastern Division championships. Nothing can seem to stop the Eagles as they had a winning streak continuing to flourish up to 10 winnings and more, until 1993.
Under the excellent supervision of their new head coach, Andy Reid, the Eagles have finally sealed their crown as the king. Starting in the year 2000 and onwards, The Eagles have soared high and won 5 times n their division , crushing their opponents and leaving them defeated. The Eagles also appeared 8 times in the post-season and also a trip to the super bowl! This was definitely the best season for the team having the best coach by far to lead them to countless victories!
The team has had changes in their locations. from Franklin Field to Veteran’s Stadium and now, it is in it’s current home, the Lincoln Financial field since 2003.
During the 2010 NFL Playoffs however, the Eagles fought a good fight against their stronger opponent, the Green Bay Packers. This time, they were defeated by the Packers even though they played a good offense against the team. They put out all their efforts but to nil, Maybe they can strive harder next time and then best proceed further to the Super Bowl. I am sure that the fans can’t wait for the next championship games!