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1996 Philadelphia Eagles season
Head Coach Ray Rhodes
Home Field
Results
Record 10–6
Place 2nd NFC East
Playoff Finish Lost Wild Card
Timeline
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The 1996 Philadelphia Eagles season was their 64th in the league. The team matched their previous output of 10–6, again winning ten games[1] and qualifying for the playoffs.

Off SeasonEdit

The Eagles hold training camp for the 1st year at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, home of the Lehigh Mountain Hawks. This is one of the home of THE RIVALRY, the oldest, continuous, meeting between 2 colleges in football.

The Eagles signed college free agent Hollis Thomas a Defensive Tackle out of Northern Illinois

NFL DraftEdit

The 1996 NFL Draft was held April 20–21, 1996. No teams elected to claim any players in the supplemental draft that year.

With a 10–6 record in 1995, and tying with 2 other teams, the Eagles would rotate picking between the 23rd pick to the 25th pick in the 7 rounds. They would choose 8 players in the 6 rounds they had picks. The Eagles would take with their 1st pick in the draft, Jermane Mayberry a Tackle out of Texas A&M-Kingsville

Overall 1st pick of the draft was Keyshawn Johnson, a Wide Receiver out of USC taken by the New York Jets

Player SelectionsEdit

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.

= Pro Bowler [2] = Hall of Famer
Rd PICK PLAYER POS COLLEGE
1 25 Jermane MayberryTackleTexas A&M-Kingsville
2 54 Jason DunnTight EndEastern Kentucky
2 61 Brian Dawkins
Compensation Draft Pick
Free SafetyClemson
3 85 Bobby HoyingQuarterbackOhio State
4 121 Ray FarmerDefensive backDuke
5 147 Whit MarshallLinebackerGeorgia
6 194 Steve WhiteDefensive endTennessee
6 197 Tony JohnsonTight endAlabama
7 233 Pick Traded

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 1, 1996 at Washington Redskins W 17–14
53,415
2 September 9, 1996 at Green Bay Packers L 39–13
60,666
3 September 15, 1996 Detroit Lions W 24–17
66,007
4 September 22, 1996 at Atlanta Falcons W 33–18
40,107
5 September 30, 1996 Dallas Cowboys L 23–19
67,201
6 Bye
7 October 13, 1996 at New York Giants W 19–10
72,729
8 October 20, 1996 Miami Dolphins W 35–28
66,240
9 October 27, 1996 Carolina Panthers W 20–9
65,982
10 November 3, 1996 at Dallas Cowboys W 31–21
64,952
11 November 10, 1996 Buffalo Bills L 24–17
66,613
12 November 17, 1996 Washington Redskins L 26–21
66,834
13 November 24, 1996 at Arizona Cardinals L 36–30
36,175
14 December 1, 1996 New York Giants W 24–0
51,468
15 December 5, 1996 at Indianapolis Colts L 37–10
52,689
16 December 14, 1996 at New York Jets W 21–20
29,176
17 December 22, 1996 Arizona Cardinals W 29–19
63,658

StandingsEdit

NFC East
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA
Dallas Cowboys 10 6 0 .625 286 250
Philadelphia Eagles 10 6 0 .625 363 341
Washington Redskins 9 7 0 .563 364 312
Arizona Cardinals 7 9 0 .438 300 397
New York Giants 6 10 0 .375 242 297


PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Wild Card December 29, 1996 at San Francisco 49ers L 14–0
56,460

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1996 Philadelphia Eagles
  2. Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
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