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The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time 

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A list of the best Philadelphia Eagles of all time. The Philadelphia Eagles are one of the bedrock franchises of the NFL. Formed in 1933, the Eagles have featured some of the greatest players in NFL history on its roster. Philadelphia has won three championships in franchise history, but none since 1960. Those early Eagles teams featured some of the best Eagles players of all time. Steve Van Buren, Chuck Bednarik and Tommy McDonald are among the Hall of Famers to have spent significant time playing for the Eagles. These players are considered some of the best Eagles ever.

The 1980s began a run of success for the Eagles. Some of the best players in Eagles history have been on the team since. Reggie White and Randall Cunningham are some the top players from this era. Under the watchful eye of head coach Andy Reid, the Eagles experienced some the best years in the team's history. Led by players like Donovan McNabb, Brian Dawkins, Brian Westbrook and Jon Runyan, the Eagles won four straight NFC East titles and went to the NFC Championship game four times. The Eagles were defeated by the Patriots in Super Bowl XXXIX. 

This is a list of the best Philadelphia Eagles of all time. If you notice that someone should be on this list and isn't, please feel free to add him. Vote or rerank this list according to who you think is the greatest Eagles ever. 
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Reggie White is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Defensive tackle and Defensive end from Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America
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Brian Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Safety from Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America
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Chuck Bednarik is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Linebacker and Center from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Brian Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Running back and Punt returner from Fort Washington, Maryland, United States of America
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Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
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Steve Van Buren is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Running back and Safety from La Ceiba, Honduras
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Harold Carmichael is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
willyboymcoy added Harold Carmichael Wide receiver from Jacksonville, Florida
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Jason Peters is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
NiceGuyEddie53 added Tackle and Tight end from Queen City, Texas
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LeSean McCoy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Running back from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Donovan McNabb is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Quarterback from Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Jerome Brown is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Jerome Brown Defensive tackle from Brooksville, Florida
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Zach Ertz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Zach Ertz Tight end from Orange, California
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Fletcher Cox is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Fletcher Cox Defensive tackle and Defensive end from Yazoo City, Mississippi
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Eric Allen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Cornerback from San Diego, California
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DeSean Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Wide receiver from Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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Norm Van Brocklin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Punter and Quarterback from Parade, South Dakota
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Seth Joyner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Linebacker from Spring Valley, New York, United States of America
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David Akers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Placekicker from Lexington, Kentucky
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Mike Quick is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Mike Quick Wide receiver from Hamlet, North Carolina, United States of America
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Jeremiah Trotter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
wiabux added Jeremiah Trotter Linebacker from Hooks, Texas, United States of America
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Tommy McDonald is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Running back and Wide receiver from Roy, New Mexico
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Wilbert Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Running back from Greenville, Mississippi
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Jason Kelce is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
scootershippos added Center from Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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Jon Runyan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
Tackle from Flint, Michigan, United States of America
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Carson Wentz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Philadelphia Eagles of All Time
hmsingletary added Carson Wentz