Five Big-Picture Takeaways from Eagles Week 13 Win vs Patriots

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Dec 6, 2015; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick (L) shakes hands with Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly (R) after their game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports

In a game they desperately needed to have, the Eagles pulled out perhaps the most impressive win of the Chip Kelly era on Sunday by beating the Patriots 35-28. Despite New England dealing with a handful of injuries, Tom Brady is still as good as it gets and Gillette Stadium is among the most difficult stadiums to come away with a win in. The Eagles kept their playoff hopes in-tact, silenced a handful of critics (for at least a week), and proved they were capable of beating a top opponent all in a matter of a few hours.

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Here’s a handful of aspects of Sunday’s performance that stood out to me in a big-picture context: