Facts and figures from the Eagles' 2014 schedule:
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, 1 p.m.
Jaguars at Eagles
Gus Bradley returns to Philly after very nearly becoming the Eagles’ head coach in January 2013. The Eagles’ first season opener at home since 2010 is also the Jags’ first trip to Philadelphia since beating the Eagles, 13-6, in 2006 – the only meeting ever between the teams here. The Eagles are 1-3 all-time vs. the Jaguars, losing in 1997 and 2002 in Jacksonville, losing in 2006 at home, and winning in Jacksonville in 2010 in Michael Vick’s second start as an Eagle.
Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, 8:30 p.m.
Eagles at Colts
Barring injury, the Eagles will face Andrew Luck for the first time in their first game in Indy since 2006 and their first game ever in Lucas Oil Stadium, which replaced RCA Stadium in 2008. The Eagles are 1-2 all-time in Indy, losing by 27 points in 1996 and 24 in 2006. Their only win came in 1993 with Bubby Brister at quarterback. The Eagles' home win over Peyton Manning in 2010 was their first over the Colts since that 1993 game. This will be the Eagles’ first night game in Indianapolis since 2006, when they lost to the Colts, 45-21, in Jeff Garcia’s first start as an Eagle. Eagles are 8-10 all-time vs. the Colts.
Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, 1 p.m.
Redskins at Eagles
DeSean Jackson, the Eagles’ three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver, makes his ballyhooed return to Philly as a visiting player. This will also be the Eagles’ first look at Jay Gruden, the Redskins’ new head coach. The Eagles have not had the home success against the Redskins that they’ve had on the road. They’re just 4-5 in their last nine home games vs. the 'Skins, although they did win at the Linc last year. The Eagles are 6-5 all-time vs. the 'Skins at the Linc and 73-81-6 all-time in a series that goes back to 1934.
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, 4:25 p.m.
Eagles at 49ers
For the first time since 1969, the Eagles will face the Niners in the Bay Area in a stadium other than Candlestick. The Eagles will make their first trip to the 49ers’ new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara after going 7-5 at Candlestick. The Eagles were 1-3 in Kezar Stadium, which closed in 1970. The Eagles are 12-18-1 overall against the 49ers.
Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, 1 p.m.
Rams at Eagles
Since losing the 2001 NFC Championship Game in St. Louis, the Eagles have won four of five over the Rams, including the last three. They’re 6-3 vs. the Rams since they moved from Los Angeles to St. Louis and 5-1 in the last six games in Philly, the only loss coming in overtime in the 2001 opener on a Jeff Wilkins field goal.
Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
Giants at Eagles, 8:30 p.m.
The Eagles have been terrific at the Meadowlands, but they’re only 4-6 in their last 10 home games against the Giants, including a 15-7 loss last season in a game Matt Barkley was forced to finish after Vick got hurt. The Eagles are 10-5 in 15 primetime games against the Giants, with four straight wins. This will be the seventh time in the last eight years the two teams have played in a primetime, nationally televised game.
Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, 4:05 p.m.
Eagles at Cardinals
Eagles face the Cards for the fourth straight year, the first time that’s happened since the Cards left the NFC East after the 2001 season. The Eagles are 55-57-5 all-time vs. the Cards, 27-30-2 on the road and 2-7 in their last nine games in Arizona, losing three straight -- including the 2008 NFC Championship Game -- since winning 21-7 at Sun Devil Stadium in 2001.
Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, 1 p.m.
Eagles at Texans
Chip Kelly faces one of his close friends in new Texans coach Bill O’Brien, the former Penn State coach. The Texans are one of only two NFL teams the Eagles have never lost to, and they’ll try to keep that streak going in their first trip to Houston in eight years. The Eagles are 3-0 all-time vs. the Texans with wins in Philadelphia in 2002 and 2010 and in Houston in 2006. The Eagles have never lost in Houston. They were 3-0 against the Oilers before they moved to Nashville and became the Titans.
Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, 8:30 p.m.
Panthers at Eagles
A national audience will watch as long-time Eagles assistant coaches Ron Rivera and Sean McDermott lead the Panthers, coming off a 12-win season, back to Philly for the second time in three years. The Eagles are 5-3 all-time vs. the Panthers and 3-2 in Philly, although Carolina won the last meeting -- at Lincoln Financial Field in 2012. The game will also be a homecoming for veteran receiver Jason Avant, who signed with the Panthers this offseason after nine years with the Eagles.
Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, 1 p.m.
Eagles at Packers
For the first time since 1933 and 1934, the Eagles will play in Green Bay two years in a row. The Eagles lost 35-9 in 1933 and 19-6 in 1934, the first two years of their existence. They have played in Wisconsin in consecutive years since -- a 37-24 loss in Green Bay in 1951 and a 12-10 loss in Milwaukee in 1952. The Eagles beat the Packers 27-13 last November, the Packers’ worst home loss in seven years.
Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, 1 p.m.
Titans at Eagles
The Eagles will try to beat the Titans’ franchise for the first time since 1994, when they were the Oilers, after losing in 2000, 2002, 2006 and 2010. The four-game losing streak is tied for the Eagles’ longest current losing streak to any team. They’ve also lost four straight to the Patriots. The Eagles’ last win came in 1994 at the Vet, Randall Cunningham over Cody Carlson. This will be the Eagles’ first game against new Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt since he was with the Cards.
Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
Eagles at Cowboys
The Eagles’ first Thanksgiving Day game in Dallas since 1989, when they picked off Troy Aikman three times on the way to a 27-0 win at Texas Stadium. The Eagles’ last Thanksgiving Day game was at the Linc in 2008, a 48-20 win over the Cards, with Donovan McNabb throwing four TDs four days after he was benched against the Ravens. This will be the Eagles’ seventh trip overall to Jerry’s World, where they’re 3-3 since it opened in 2008. Overall, the Eagles are 9-6 in their last 15 games in North Texas, a streak that started with the historic 41-14 win in the 2000 opener – the Pickle Juice Game.
Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, 4:25 p.m.
Seahawks at Eagles
The Super Bowl champs visit Philly for the first time since 2007, when the Seahawks extended their winning streak to three straight over the Eagles in Philadelphia. The Eagles have lost two home games by 38 or more points since 1976 and both have been to the Seahawks – 38-0 in 1998 and 42-0 in 2005 on the night the Eagles retired Reggie White’s number.
Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, 8:30 p.m.
Cowboys at Eagles
The Eagles will try to avoid a third straight home loss to the Cowboys, something that hasn’t happened since the early 1980s. The Cowboys beat the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in 2012 (38-33) and 2013 (17-3). The last time the Eagles lost three straight at home to their most-bitter rival was 1981 through 1984 – there was no game in Philly in 1982 because of the strike. Overall, the Eagles have won just three of their last nine home games against the Cowboys. The Eagles are also 3-6 vs. the Cowboys in primetime games since 2005. Overall, this will be the 21st Eagles-Cowboys game in primetime. The Eagles went 8-12 in the first 20.
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, TBA
Eagles at Redskins
FedEx Field has been a welcome spot for the Eagles, who are 11-6 in Landover, Md., since the 'Skins moved from RFK after the 1996 season.
Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, 1 p.m.
Eagles at Giants
The Eagles will look to continue their dominance in East Rutherford, where they’re 6-1 in their last seven games against the Giants and 9-4 since 2001. This will be the second time in three years the Eagles finish the regular season against the Giants at the Meadowlands. They lost 42-7 in 2012 in Andy Reid’s final game as head coach. This will be eighth time since the merger the Eagles have finished with the Giants. They also did in 1971 (41-28 win), 1978 (20-3 win), 1982 (26-24 loss), 1992 (20-10 win), 1998 (20-10 loss), and 2002 (10-7 overtime loss).