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A Look At The 2011 Opponents

Here's a look at the 2011 non-division opponents and how they've fared against the Eagles.

HOME Arizona Cardinals –
The Eagles are 54-55-5 against the Cardinals all-time and 5-5 under Andy Reid (including playoffs) … The last time they played was in the 2008 NFC Championship game, which the Cardinals won 32-25 … The Cardinals are coming off a last-place 5-11 season, their first losing season in four years.

Chicago Bears – The Eagles are 12-29-1 in their history vs. the Bears, 6-3 under Andy Reid (including playoffs) … This will be the fifth consecutive season the Bears and Eagles have met in the regular season … The Bears beat the Eagles in Chicago 31-26 in November of 2010 and were the first team in 2010 to intercept Michael Vick.

New England Patriots – The Eagles are 6-5 all-time against the Patriots, 1-3 under Andy Reid (including playoffs) … In 2007, the Patriots beat the Eagles in New England 31-28 … After finishing the 2010 regular season with a league-best 14-2 record, the Patriots bowed out in the divisional round of the playoffs to the New York Jets.

New York Jets – The Eagles are 8-0 all-time against the New York Jets, 2-0 under Andy Reid … While the Jets and Eagles haven't played much in the regular season, they've met in the final game of the preseason for 10 straight years … The Jets bowed out in the AFC Championship game for the second straight season.

San Francisco 49ers – The Eagles are 12-17-1 against the 49ers, 6-2 under Andy Reid … The Eagles have won five straight over the 49ers, including last season's 27-24 victory in San Francisco on Sunday Night Football … The 49ers will have a new head coach in 2011, Jim Harbaugh, who takes over the team after four seasons as the head coach at Stanford.

AWAY Seattle Seahawks –
The Eagles are 7-5 in their history against the Seahawks, 3-2 under Andy Reid … In November of 2008, the Eagles beat the Seahawks 26-7 in Seattle … The Seahawks won the NFC West in 2010 with a 7-9 record in Pete Carroll's first year as head coach and beat the New Orleans Saints at home in the wild card round before falling to the Bears in Chicago.

St. Louis Rams – The Eagles are 18-19-1 against the Rams, 4-3 under Andy Reid (including playoffs) … In 2008, the Eagles beat the Rams 38-3 in Philadelphia … former Eagles assistant coach Steve Spagnuolo is the Rams head coach.

Buffalo Bills – The Eagles are 6-5 all-time against the Bills, 2-1 under Andy Reid … The last time they met was in Week 17 of 2007 in Philadelphia, a game the Eagles won 17-9 … The Bills are coming off a 4-12 season in Chan Gailey's first year in charge of the team. They haven't had a winning season since 2004.

Miami Dolphins – The Eagles are 5-7 against the Dolphins, 2-1 under Andy Reid … The last meeting between the two teams was in Philadelphia in November of 2007, a game the Eagles won 17-7 thanks to 148 rushing yards from Brian Westbrook … The Dolphins finished 7-9 in 2010, third place in the AFC East.

Atlanta Falcons –The Eagles are 17-11-1 all-time against the Falcons, 8-1 under Andy Reid … The Eagles have won the last four meetings against the Falcons and this will be the fourth consecutive season the two teams have met … The Falcons earned the top seed in the NFC in 2010 after finishing the regular season 13-3, but, like the Eagles, they were beat in the playoff by the visiting Green Bay Packers.

2011 Opponents
Home 2010 Record Last Home Game Result
Arizona 5-11 (1-7 Road) Nov. 27, 2009 W, 48-20
Chicago 11-5 (6-2 Road) Oct. 21, 2007 L, 19-16
Dallas 6-10 (4-4 Road) Jan. 2, 2011 L, 14-13
New England 14-2 (6-2 Road) Sept. 14, 2003 L, 31-10
N.Y. Giants 10-6 (5-3 Road) Nov. 21, 2010 W, 27-17
N.Y. Jets 11-5 (6-2 Road) Oct. 26, 2003 W, 24-17
San Francisco 5-11 (1-7 Road) Dec. 20, 2009 W, 27-13
Washington 6-10 (4-4 Road) Oct. 3, 2010 L, 17-12

2011 Opponents
Away 2010 Record Last Road Game Result
Atlanta 13-3 (7-1 Home) Dec. 6, 2009 W, 34-7
Buffalo 4-12 (2-6 Home) Sept. 28, 2003 W, 23-13
Dallas 6-10 (2-6 Home) Dec. 12, 2010 W, 30-27
Miami 7-9 (1-7 Home) Dec. 15, 2003 W, 34-27
N.Y. Giants 10-6 (5-3 Home) Dec. 19, 2010 W, 38-31
St. Louis 7-9 (5-3 Home) Dec. 18, 2005 W, 17-16
Seattle 7-9 (5-3 Home) Nov. 2, 2008 W, 26-7
Washington 6-10 (2-6 Home) Nov. 15, 2010 W, 59-28

-- Posted by Bo Wulf, 1:00 p.m., February 13

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