Eagles sign Alshon Jeffery to a one-year, $14 million contract - As a rookie, quarterback Carson Wentz was sunk, handcuffed by a awful receiving corps.
There were three other cases of injuries leading to changes before the stretch run, with Vince Ferragamo replacing Pat Haden for the Rams in 1979; Jim Plunkett stepping in for Dan Pastorini the following year in Oakland; and Colin Kaepernick doing the same in San Francisco after Alex Smith had a concussion in 2012.
The Patriots didn't have Rob Gronkowski when they made their second half comeback against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship Game, but they'll need him for the Super Bowl. Cornerback Patrick Robinson's 50-yard interception return for a touchdown set the tone for the game. More on that in a moment. "He's a veteran player who has played a lot of games in this league".
August 11: Eagles trade Jordan Matthews for Ronald Darby - Matthews struggled with injuries with the Bills.
In an interview Wednesday morning with The Chris Stigall Show on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Rendell revealed his thoughts about the Patriots history of cheating, from Spygate to Deflategate, and offered a prediction for the Super Bowl.
"I'm picking Eagles to win 23-21".
BBC Cuts Pay of Male Journalists After 'Pay Gap' Outcry
The BBC now wants to introduce a cap as a means of driving down staff costs and promoting greater pay equality between the sexes. This will be followed by a grilling by MPs of director general Tony Hall and other senior managers.
November 7: Dont'a Hightower goes down - The Patriots defense was just getting back on track after a shaky start when Hightower was lost to a torn pectoral muscle in early November.
While Sanchez swapped north London for Manchester, Ajayi has been preparing for the biggest match of his career as the Eagles set their sights on the Super Bowl. After starting that season with 10 straight wins, the Giants lost three out of four and were mostly written off as a contender when Simms got hurt.
There's a food fight brewing between Philadelphia and Boston as both cities gear up for Super Bowl LII. The Patriots will hold one more home practice Sunday afternoon before traveling to Minneapolis on Monday. They were flawless though, as Allen pinned the Jaguars each and every time.
According to MarketWatch, if the Patriots wins, the Philly Fed cafeteria will feature New England clam chowder in the week after the game.
As far as Sunday goes, be prepared for a decisive last 15 minutes of play from the Patriots that won't go unmatched by the Eagles, as a high-scoring game that could all come down to final minutes is in Super Bowl future.
And here we are.