Eagles widening lead atop NFC East

Philly's substance-over-flash offseason should keep it on division throne in 2014

Originally Published: March 15, 2014
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

The NFL doesn't hand out a Lombardi trophy for winning the offseason. The Philadelphia Eagles know that better than anyone.

The Eagles won the offseason in 2011.

They were all in. The Eagles brass felt they were this close to having a team that could not only get to the Super Bowl but could finally win it. So they spent and spent and spent in free agency after the lockout, and all that money bought was resentment and hostility and an 8-8 finish. No playoffs. No Super Bowl ...

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