In a matter of minutes, all single-game tickets were sold. The rapid sale, which started at 10 a.m. over the phone and Internet, is a tribute to the ever-passionate Eagles fans.
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"With our fans you can count on this overwhelming demand year in and year out," director of ticket client relations Leo Carlin said. "This was one of the quickest sellouts that I can recall."
The Eagles' home schedule also features some impressive opponents. Besides the three NFC East rivals -- New York Giants, Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys -- visiting Philadelphia, and the division standing as perhaps the toughest in the NFL, the five conference and out-of-conference opponents are also popular draws.
On Oct. 2, the Green Bay Packers visit Lincoln Financial Field in what could be quarterback Brett Favre's final game in Philadelphia. The game is also the Eagles' first appearance on ESPN's Monday Night Football.
The Jacksonville Jaguars bring one of the best defenses in the league to Lincoln Financial Field on Oct. 29, and a first-round draft pick, No. 3 overall selection Vince Young and the Tennessee Titans face the Eagles three weeks later.
Pro Bowl wide receiver Steve Smith comes to Philadelphia with the Carolina Panthers on Dec. 4 for another Monday Night Football appearance. The regular season wraps up in Philadelphia on New Year's Eve when the Atlanta Falcons visit for the first time since the 2004 NFC Championship Game.
With training camp approaching in a month, the season inches closer by the day.
Preseason Schedule Set: The Eagles announced that their final preseason game vs. the New York Jets will take place at Giants Stadium on Friday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m.
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