Eagles Six for Sunday : Week 1 vs. Rams by Matt Lombardo

Each week as the Eagles game draws near, Taking It to The House will put the focus on six storylines to watch. This week, the Eagles offensive line and the Rams running game are put under the microscope. However, maybe the biggest question mark for the Eagles today is: Will Desean Jackson’s contract situation cloud his effort today? 

The Eagles have struggled in season openers under Andy Reid, going just 5-7 in those games. This season the Eagles enter as five point favorites against the Rams, but asking for a team that features four new starters on the offensive line, three linebackers with less than three years NFL experience between them and new philosophies and coaching staffs on both sides of the ball to come together in the span of the first 60 minutes of the season will be difficult.

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