Eagles' Mile Nigh Starts

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Football fans walk into Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium. (Joe Mahoney/AP)

If the Eagles are going to have any chance to win the game Sunday, they are going to have to come out of the chute a little better than they have in their last two games in Denver.

These numbers are astonishing, especially when you combine them (which we do below):

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 OCT. 4, 1998 (First 28:44)
   Broncos    Eagles  
 Score   35  2
 Yards  319  43
 Plays  46  21
 First Downs  17  2
 Time of Poss.    19:56  8:48

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 OCT. 30, 2005 (First 22:13)
   Broncos    Eagles  
 Score  28  0
 Yards  263  16
 Plays  36  14
 First Downs  18  1
 Time of Poss.    18:18  3:55

Poll

How should the Eagles try to neutralize Peyton Manning on Sunday?

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 COMBINED (50:57)
   Broncos    Eagles  
 Score  63  2
 Yards  582  59
 Plays  82  35
 First Downs  35  3
 Time of Poss.    38:14  12:43

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