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Philadelphia Eagles
Established July 8, 1933
First season: 1933
Philadelphia Eagles wordmark
League/conference affiliations

National Football League (1933–present)

  • Eastern Division (1933–1949)
  • American Conference (1950–1952)
  • Eastern Conference (1953–1969)
    • Capitol Division (1967–1969)
  • National Football Conference (1970–present)
    • NFC East (1970–present)
Current uniform
Team colors                    
Fight song Fly, Eagles Fly
Mascot Swoop
Head coach Doug Pederson
Team history
  • Philadelphia Eagles (1933–present)
League championships (3)
1948, 1949, 1960
Conference championships (4) 1960, 1980, 2004, 2017
Division championships (13) 1947, 1948, 1949, 1980, 1988, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2013, 2017

The Philadelphia Eagles are an American football team in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles joined the National Football League in the year 1933. They have appeared in two Super Bowls (XXXIX and XV) but have not yet won a Super Bowl. They have won three championships in 1948, 1949, and 1960. Sixteen Eagles players have become Pro Football Hall of Famers. Donovan McNabb was the quarterback for the Eagles from 1999-2009. He was traded to the Washington Redskins on April 4, 2010. Michael Vick was also an Eagles quarterback. Carson Wentz is the current starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles.

The Eagles were named after the Bald Eagle, a symbol of the USA. The city of Philadelphia played a large part in the early history of the United States.

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