Eagles Predictions, From Jeremiah Trotter to Billy King

We reached out to a handful of local sports figures to get their predictions for the upcoming season. What will the Eagles’ record be? Here’s what they had to say:

Name: Jeremiah Trotter
Credentials: Star Eagles linebacker, 1998-2001, 2004-06, 2009. Four-time Pro Bowler. Analyst, 97.5 The Fanatic.
Prediction: 10-6

Michael Barkann
Credentials: Seven-time PA Sportscaster of the Year. Emmy Winner. Host at Comcast Sportsnet since 1997. Talk-show host.
Prediction: 10-6

Vai Sikahema
Credentials: Philadelphia Eagle, 1992-93. Two-time Pro Bowler. NBC 10 Sports Director. Goal-post puncher.
Prediction:  9-7

Ron Jaworski
Credentials: Eagles quarterback, 1977-86. One Pro Bowl. 28,190 passing yards. ESPN Analyst.
Prediction:  9-7

Keith Byars
Credentials: Eagles running back, 1986-92. Former 10th overall pick. One Pro Bowl. Analyst, YES Network.
Prediction:   11-5

Herm Edwards
Credentials: Eagles defensive back, 1977-85. Scored “Miracle at the Meadowlands” touchdown against the Giants. Former head coach.
Prediction: 11-5

Billy King
Credentials: Sixers team President, 2003-07. Philadelphia-area resident.
Prediction: 12-4

What King lacks in football experience he makes up for in sheer optimism.

Consensus: 10-6

Meanwhile, another former Eagle believes that Andy Reid‘s club is Super Bowl bound.  Here’s what Mike Golic had to say on Wednesday.

“I’m kind of buying all-in on them this year, to say this will be a year they stay healthy enough to get there,” said Golic. “Obviously this one could implode on me.”

Golic also has Michael Vick as his offensive MVP.

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