Philadelphia Eagles

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Philadelphia Eagles
Established July 8, 1933
First season: 1933
Play in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Eagles wordmark
Philadelphia Eagles wordmark
League/conference affiliations

National Football League (1933–present)

  • Eastern Division (1933–1949)
  • American Conference (1950–1952)
  • Eastern Conference (1953–1969)
    • Capitol Division (1967–1969)
  • National Football Conference (1970–present)
Current uniform
Team colors       
Fight songFly, Eagles Fly
Owner(s)Jeffrey Lurie
PresidentDon Smolenski
General managerHowie Roseman
Head coachNick Sirianni
Team history
  • Philadelphia Eagles (1933–present)
Team nicknames
League championships (4)
1948, 1949, 1960, 2017-18
Conference championships (4) 1960, 1980, 2004, 2017
Division championships (13) 1947, 1948, 1949, 1980, 1988, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2013, 2017
Home fields

The Philadelphia Eagles are an American football team in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Eagles joined the National Football League in the year 1933. They have appeared in three Super Bowls (XXXIX, XV and LII) and won the Super Bowl LII in 2018, winning the 2017 season. They have won three championships in 1948, 1949, and 1960, besides the one in 2017. Sixteen Eagles players have become Pro Football Hall of Famers. Donovan McNabb was the quarterback for the Eagles from 1999 to 2009. He was traded to the Washington Redskins on April 4, 2010. Michael Vick was also an Eagles quarterback. Jalen Hurts is the current starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles, but Nick Foles guided the win in 2018.

The Eagles were named after the Bald Eagle, a symbol of the U.S.. The city of Philadelphia played a large part in the early history of the United States.

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