Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Miracle at the Meadowlands: 35 years later

November 19, 1978 at Giants Stadium, and the fortunes of the Eagles franchise turned with one mistake and a lucky bounce.

The first of five such "Miracles" in that North Jersey plot of land helped the Eagles earn a playoff berth for the first time since 1960 and sent them onto what was at the time the longest sustained period of excellence in team history.

Below, a dissection of the events leading up to one of the most improbable plays in NFL history.

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