Philadelphia Eagles - Statistics & Facts

The Philadelphia Eagles are a professional football team that competes in the National Football League (NFL) in the league's National Football Conference (NFC) East division. The Eagles franchise was established in 1933 when Bart Bell and Lud Wray purchased the former Frankford Yellow Jackets for 2,500 U.S. dollars. The Eagles’ franchise value has grown to around 2.65 billion U.S. dollars as of 2017.

The team plays its home games at the Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia and the average regular season home attendance for the Eagles in 2017 was 69,596 per game. In 2016, the revenue of the Eagles amounted to approximately 430 million U.S. dollars and its operating income for that same year stood at around 63 million U.S. dollars.

The team has so far appeared in three Super Bowls — losing the first two times the team made it to the championchip game. In 2018, the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII to win their first Super Bowl championchip. The Eagles won three NFL championships in 1948, 1949, and 1960 prior to the NFL-AFL merger in 1970. The team is also known for its intense rivalry with the New York Giants, as well as its historically high-profile rivalry with the Washington Redskins.

The team is currently owned by Boston businessman Jeffrey Lurie, together with his former wife Christina Weiss Lurie who received a sizeable ownership stake as part of the divorce settlement.

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