We’re one step closer to Football! Moments ago, the Eagles unveiled their preseason opponents for the upcoming season.
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) April 7, 2016
The preseason will start with a visit from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before the Eagles go on the road to face local rivals the Steelers and the Indianapolis Colts.
The Eagles faced the Colts in the opening game of last years preseason campaign, winning in dominant fashion as Matt Barkley and Tim Tebow tried to compete for a roster spot.
In week 4 the birds return home to host the New York Jets in the final preseason game..the 30th time the two teams have met in the last 31 preseasons after playing eachother consecutively in the final preseason matchup for the last three years.
The Eagles are 10-0 against the Jets in the regular season after last years week three showdown saw Sam Bradford win his first game as an Eagle.
There’s a varied selection of teams here that boast a variety of strengths and weaknesses, giving Doug Pederson a balanced start to his career as a Head Coach in Philadelphia.