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2000 Philadelphia Eagles season

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Record  11–5
Pro Bowlers  5
Start date  2000
Home field  Veterans Stadium
Division place  2nd NFC East
Head coach  Andy Reid
Owner  Jeffrey Lurie
2000 Philadelphia Eagles season
Playoff finish  Won Wild Card Playoffs (Buccaneers) 21–3 Lost Divisional Playoffs (Giants) 10–20
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The 2000 Philadelphia Eagles season resulted in a postseason appearance. The season started in Dallas famously known for the onside kick that the Eagles kicked and recovered to start the game. This game is known as the Pickle Juice Game, as the Philadelphia players were given pickle juice by Andy Reid in order to prepare for the high temperature in Dallas that day.

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This was Donovan McNabb's first full year as starting quarterback after seeing limited action during his rookie season. With McNabb, the team posted an 11–5 record. For his efforts, McNabb was named to the Pro Bowl following the season. He would make several more Pro Bowl appearances during his time in Philadelphia. The Eagles played in five NFC Championship games and a Super Bowl (2004) during the McNabb era.

The Eagles easily defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Wildcard round, but their season ended with a defeat to their rival and eventual NFC Champions, the New York Giants, in the Divisional Round.

In Week 5, running back Duce Staley broke his foot. He was later placed on injured reserve, ending his season. He rushed for 344 yards while active in five games.

NFL Draft

The 2000 NFL Draft was held April 15–16, 2000. No teams elected to claim any players in the supplemental draft that year. The draft was 7 rounds again.

The Eagles held the 6th pick in the draft in the 7 rounds. They made a total of 7 selections in the draft.

Player selections

The table shows the Eagles selections and what picks they had that were traded away and the team that ended up with that pick. It is possible the Eagles' pick ended up with this team via another team that the Eagles made a trade with. Not shown are acquired picks that the Eagles traded away.

Awards and honors

  • Andy Reid, 2000 Sporting News Coach of Year
  • Andy Reid, 2000 Maxwell Football Club NFL Coach of Year
  • References

    2000 Philadelphia Eagles season Wikipedia


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