Eagles Math: 4 x 13 = Baaad

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Eagles' quarterback Nick Foles throws his first interception during the 1st quarter as the Philadelphia Eagles play the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field in Landover, MD, on November 18, 2012. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)

Now, this is starting to get real bad ... historically bad.

The Eagles have lost four consecutive games by at least 13 points for the first time since 1976 and just the third time in their history. In 1971, they managed to lose each of their first five contests by at least a baker's dozen.

We even checked out the two most recent winless teams in NFL history. The 1976 Bucs (0-14) lost each of their last six games by at least 17 points. The 2008 Lions dropped each of their first four by at least 13.

Here are the Birds' three runs of four 13-point losses:

 Date  Opponent    W-L    Score  Margin 
 Sept. 19, 1971    at Bengals    0-0  14-37      23
 Sept. 26, 1971  Cowboys    1-0    7-42    35
 Oct. 3, 1971  49ers    1-1    3-31    28
 Oct. 10, 1971  Vikings    2-1    0-13    13
 Oct. 17, 1971  at Raiders    3-1  10-34    24
     
 Nov. 14, 1976  at Browns    5-4    3-24    21
 Nov. 21, 1976  Raiders    9-1    7-26    19
 Nov. 28, 1976  at Redskins      7-4    0-24    24
 Dec. 5, 1976  Cowboys  10-2    7-26    19
     
 Oct. 28, 2012  Falcons    6-0  17-30    13
 Nov. 5, 2012  at Saints    2-5  13-28    15
 Nov. 11, 2012  Cowboys    3-5  23-38    15
 Nov. 18, 2012  at Redskins    3-6   6-31    25

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