4 reasons why the Vikings will beat the Eagles in Week 2

Minnesota Vikings linebacker D.J. Wonnum
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Reason No. 4

The Vikings are due for a win in Philadelphia

The Vikings haven't had the best of luck playing in Philadelphia. Minnesota is 2-6 since 2001 against the Eagles on the road, and they have not left Philadelphia with a win since 2018, when Carson Wentz was still Philadelphia's starting quarterback. The stage is set for the Vikings to pull off the upset.

The Eagles are in a bit of a transitional period, as losing both coordinators in the offseason means both sides of the ball are currently learning new systems and verbiage.


New Philadelphia offensive coordinator Brian Johnson will try his best to replicate the job done by former Eagles offensive coordinator turned Indianapolis Colts head coach Shane Steichen, while still trying to add his own implementations as well.

As noted earlier, the Eagles' defense looked like it was still figuring everything out under new coordinator Sean Desai in Week 1 against New England, and the margin for error becomes even tougher with Justin Jefferson and Minnesota coming to town.

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