3 Teams Best Equipped To Upset The Eagles In The Playoffs

Oct 16, 2022; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Eagles safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson (23)
Oct 16, 2022; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Eagles safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson (23) / Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia Eagles let the NFL know they are going all in on a Super Bowl run, trading for defensive lineman and linebacker Robert Quinn.

Through seven games, Quinn has recorded one sack, two tackles for loss and eight total tackles. The Eagles’ addition to an already good defensive line – and their 6-0 record – raises the question: Who can upset the Eagles?

When we think about who’s built to take Philly down, these are the three teams that come to mind. 

San Francisco 49ers (+700 to Win the NFC)

The 49ers are one of the most complete teams in all of football. When healthy, they had the No. 1 defense in the league and were a dominant rushing defense – which is the strength of the Eagles’ offense. 

Offensively, the 49ers just traded for Christian McCaffrey and added another playmaker to the trio of Deebo Samuel, George Kittle and Brandon Aityuk. San Francisco has all the pieces to win the Super Bowl. We’ll just have to see if Jimmy G can make enough plays. 

Dallas Cowboys (+650 to Win the NFC)

Nobody knows you better than your division rivals, and the Cowboys and the Eagles know each other very well. Dallas also has one of the best defenses in the league, led by a dominant pass rush that can make life uncomfortable for Jalen Hurts. 

The Eagles dominated the first matchup, but that was without Dak Prescott at the helm. With him under center, Dallas is a completely different team. If they meet in the playoffs, it wouldn’t shock me at all to see the Cowboys walk away victorious. 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (+700 to Win the NFC)

The Buccaneers are the wild card, and that’s because of Tom Brady. Tampa Bay did beat the Eagles in the playoffs last season. The Bucs have a good defense and pride themselves on stopping the run. Tampa Bay is in a slump right now, but it’s hard to count out Tom Brady with an elite defense and Mike Evans to throw to. 

Tampa Bay still has a long way to go, but it surely has the tools to take down the Eagles. 

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